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Hostelworld.com

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Short Term Accommodation in London

Hostelworld.com is an online accommodation website that allows bookings for hostels, hotels and apartments around the world. It provides hostel reviews, City guides, sightseeing, entertainment and other interesting information to help make your decision of where to stay that little bit easier. With competitions, city guides and podcasts, the website has loads to offer!

  • Clean, easy to use website
  • Search for hotels and hostels
  • Great variety of cheap solutions
  • Detailed search engine (according to price, area, general rating and type of hostel)
  • Recently viewed panel so you can see what’s hot
  • London Hostel Videos
  • Mobile mode for use on the go
  • App available on iPhone and Android
  • Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Google+, StumbleUpon and Flickr pages for extended social presence

Site Pros

  • Free digital pocket guide with information about cheap places to eat, cool areas to visit, budget tips to save money and free things to do
  • Competitions section, if you’re feeling lucky
  • Available in 19 different languages
  • Reviews and ratings for each Hostel according to the character, security, location, staff, fun and cleanliness – so you can get honest opinions before you book
  • Cancellation protection for only £1.00
  • No booking fees
  • Downloadable city guides available

Site Cons

  • Cancellation policies can vary, some being quite short
  • Info pages can sometimes feel a little cluttered

Other Tips

  • Don’t forget to add cancellation protection so that your booking in secure
  • Check out the guides and info section for videos, podcasts and other information
  • Sign up to ‘My World’ to upload photos, videos and share your experiences
  • Always read the ‘Things to Note’ section to make sure you know any vital information

Overview

Hostelworld.com is ideal for those looking for quick, cheap and easy accommodation solutions. They list hotels, hostels and bed & breakfasts all over the world, so it’s easy to find a place that’s just right for you.

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