The Backpackshack

1 Mill Hill RoadLondonW3 8JBUnited Kingdom
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About The Backpackshack

The Backpackshack is aptly named, because it is owned by a backpacker, and caters to backpackers. Established in 2009, it offers budget-friendly accommodations and excellent guest service.

Rooms accommodate two to three guests. Bed linens are provided, and guests can also access free Wi-Fi. The accommodations include access to shared bathroom facilities.

Guests of The Backpackshack have access to a communal kitchen. Free parking is also offered. If desired, guests can use complimentary luggage storage.

There is a bar on the property where guests can order refreshing beverages, play darts or watch TV. Staff members can also make suggestions of where to dine nearby, and there is a neighbourhood supermarket where guests can get ingredients to make their own meals.

The property is just over three kilometres from Bush Hall, an independent music venue. Guests can get to The London Transport Museum after 12 minutes on an underground route


1 Mill Hill Road, London, W3 8JB, United Kingdom

Positive Reviews

Staff Go Out of Their Way to Help.

Guests were really impressed by the way that the employees are very eager to help, extremely friendly and quite knowledgeable about the area. For many guests, the attitude of the staff members was something that made them very satisfied with their stays.

Many Repeat Bookings.

Numerous guests made this their go-to property when visiting London. Even when guests were staying there for the first time, they often ultimately decided that whenever they were in the area again, they'd definitely stay here. Furthermore, many guests wer

Close to Tube Stations.

Guests who wanted to conveniently get to the centre of London appreciated that the property is just a short distance away from several tube stations. You can also get tips from staff members about which underground lines to take for specific attractions.

Negative Reviews

The Showers Lack Water Pressure.

Sometimes, guests complained that the water pressure in the showers was very weak. However, the water pressure deficiency didn't extend to the sinks, and guests usually weren't annoyed enough by the showers to think badly of their whole stays.

Limited Number of Bathrooms.

Some guests were not thrilled that there is only one toilet and shower per floor. That sometimes means you may need to wait a bit to do personal care tasks, especially if you're trying to use the bathrooms at popular times. Even so, considering this is a

Not Within the City Centre.

This property is not in the centre of London, and some guests were disappointed by that fact. Although it's easy to get there via public transit or even by walking, some guests preferred to be closer.

Rating Overview

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8.5 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 414 reviews