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Kensal Green Backpackers welcomes travelers from all corners of the globe.  We offer our guests an affordable and fun place to stay with good travel links to all areas of London.  We are located in North West London, on the edge of the West End.  Whether a solo traveler or a group, we can accommodate your adventure in our multicultural and vibrant location.


Cafe


No Smoking


Restaurant


Laundry


Open 24/7


Free WIFI


Bar


Showers in Rooms


Kitchen


Hairdryers

Check In/Out

Check in 2pm – Photo identification (passport, national ID card or drivers license) is required and a £10 key deposit that is refundable upon return/check-out

Check out 10am

Payment – We accept most major credit cards (we do not accept American Express)

You are welcome to leave your bags with us for free in storage on arrival and departure day

Food & Drink

 

 

 

 

 

Restaurant, Cafe and Bar – The perfect place for unwinding with a coffee/beer before or after you hit the town.  Meet fellow travelers and learn more about all London has to offer
Breakfast – Inexpensive continental breakfast, snacks and fresh coffee are in the cafe

Reception 24/7

Our friendly multinational/multilingual staff are here to answer any questions 24/7 in-person, online and by phone.  We aim to make your stay a positive experience.

Security 24/7

We have security staff on-site 24/7
Storage space for valuables is also available at reception

Live Music

We have events on-site and a local pub nearby LeJunction, where we showcase live bands and DJ’s

Sports

At both the Hostel and LeJunction Pub we have SkyTV and often we screen the big sport games for the guests.  Game machines are available and we have DVD’s and a Bookshelf for recreation
Wembley Stadium – Home to the national football team, you can get to this sports venue via North on the Bakerloo Line
Lords Cricket Ground – You can find inexpensive tickets on the last day of test matches
Queens Park Rangers – The largest local football team near our location.  They are based in Shepards Bush and are very popular
Olympic Park and Stadium – Can be found in Stratford (40 mins via Overground) and is also the home to West Ham Football Club

Facilities

Licenced Bar/Lounge – Dance floor, large screen TV (films and sports), lounge area, pool table, networking desks
Coffee Shop – Snacks, drinks large screen TV (films and sports), fridge storage for self-catering, networking desks, book swap library, DVD library
Restaurant – Serving traditional Brazilian food (tues-sun) and continental breakfast every day
Shower – Shared in every dormitory
Toilets – Located on all floors.  Cleaned and checked around the clock
Kitchen – Two recently renovated modern kitchens for self-catering
Rooms – Single, double, family rooms and 4/6/8 bed dorms are available and include pillow, linen and duvets
Laundry – Open to customers from 2-6pm daily, or for a small fee we can wash your clothes for you while you enjoy your day

Prices & Fees

Bookings – 15% deposit of the price of booking to reserve beds
Breakfast – £1.50 all you can eat breakfast (toast, jam, nutella, cornflakes, tea, coffee, orange and apple juice).  Fried english breakfast available at extra cost
Coffee/Tea – £1.50/0.50p
Laundry – £7.00 large wash and dry (+£1 for detergent)
Towel Hire – £2.50 (+£2.50 deposit, refundable upon return)
Key Deposit – £10, refundable upon return/check-out
Pool Table – £0.50p
Secure Storage – £1.50 per bag.  Small bags, laptops and valuable items FREE

FREE
Late check-in (we know it can be a challenge traveling from overseas and are here to help)
Free pillow, linen and duvet
Storage for laptop and valuables

Contact Us & Getting Around

CONTACT US
Kensal Green Backpackers
639 Harrow Road
Kensal Green, London NW10 5NU

Phone – +44 (0) 208 964 4411
Email – info@kensalgreenbackpackers.co.uk
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/Kensal-Green-Backpackers-1581758308784397
Twitter –

TRAIN STATIONS
Kensal Green – Bakerloo Line/Overgound (across the street)
Kensal Rise – Overland (10 min walk, Kensal Green is better if you have baggage)

BUS
Bus number 18 departs from Euston and travel via Paddington to our location 24 hours a day.

DISTANCE FROM UNDERGROUND/OVERGROUND STATIONS TO US
From Stratford to Kensal Rise – 40 mins
From Paddington to Kensal Green – 15 mins
From Kings Cross, St Pancras and Euston to Kensal Green – 20 mins
From Waterloo to Kensal Green – 30 mins
From London Bridge to Kensal Green- 40 mins
From Victoria to Kensal Green – 30 mins
From Liverpool Street to Kensal Green – 40 mins
*On Friday and Saturday night the Victoria, Central, Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines all run 24 hours

USEFUL LINKS
Oyster Card – for traveling by bus and train
Citymapper – app for finding your way around the city
TFL – Transport for London
Uber – Taxi
Cycle Hire – bike-share

Terms & Conditions

ARRIVE/DEPART
New arrivals can check into their rooms after 2pm each day.  Guests may arrive earlier and leave their luggage in our luggage room before heading out.  Guests who are departing must remove all their belongings from the room and checkout before 10am.  In case of late departure, Kensal Green Backpackers reserves the right to charge for a further nights stay

CHECK-IN
Check-in is from 2pm Monday – Sunday.  Kensal Green Backpackers has 24 hour reception so there is always someone there to help you when you arrive.  You will need to bring a valid form of photo identification (passport, national ID or drivers license)

CHECK-OUT
Check-out is at 10am and departing guests must be checked out before this time.  All your possessions must be removed form the room upon departure

BOOKINGS
All bookings received through the Kensal Green Backpackers website that are accompanied by a 15% deposit payment confirmation are automatically confirmed, subject to any conditions highlighted during the booking process.  Changes to bookings can only be made by contacting our booking departments on +44 (0) 208 964 4411 or via email at bookings@kensalgreenbackpackers.co.uk.  Any bookings/cancellations made for Kensal Green Backpackers, but through a 3rd party booking agent are subject to the Terms and Conditions of that site

CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS
Please note that the deposit of 15% is non-refundable!
Any bookings/cancellations made for Kensal Green Backpackers, but through a 3rd party booking agent are subject to the Terms and Conditions of that site.
If you have paid for the duration of your stay with us and due to unforeseen circumstance you are unable to continue your stay, Kensal Green Backpackers can give you a credit note for the remaining days left.  Valid for 6 months only

KEY DEPOSIT
Upon Check-in you will be given a key to your dorm, a £10 deposit is required to be left with reception or some form of Photo ID for this key.  Either your £10 of your ID will be returned to your upon Check-out and ONLY WITH the receipt issued to you at Check-In time… Please DO NOT LOSE your receipt or you will not be refunded

STAY DURATION
Kensal Green Backpackers only allows a maximum stay of 2 weeks.  To stay in the same room/bed for the duration of your stay, you must pay the full amount up front.  Guests who pay day-by-day may have to change rooms frequently

ROOM/BED ALLOCATION
Dorm/bed allocation (8, 6 & 4 bed dorms) – If you require an all male, all female or mixed dorm, please specify in the comments field when making your booking.  If you DO NOT specify a room type, then you will be placed in beds according to availability.  If you would like to stay in a dorm room with friends and you are all booking individually, then please specify in the comments field when making your bookings the full name of the person(s) you would like to share a room with.  This process requires more than 48 hours notice

YOUR BEHAVIOR
Kensal Green Backpackers prides itself on giving it’s customers a comfortable, safe and secure visit. Any guests that are found by any member of our staff to compromise the comfort, safety or security of other guests, members of staff or people in the residential area will be asked to immediately leave the hostel.
No refund will be offered upon departure.
Guests are expected to respect other guests and staff

AGE RESTRICTION
Most of our guests at Kensal Green Backpackers are backpackers that range in age from 18-40.  No persons under 18 are permitted without a parent or consenting adult.  If you make an online booking and arrive to check-in and are under 18 years old or over 40 years old, then you will not be permitted entry and will lose your 15% deposit already paid

PERSONAL PROPERTY
Guests can leave any valuable items at the holding bay at reception at no charge, reception has 24 hours security and CCTV.  It is the responsibility of the guest to ensure that their personal belongings are secure at all times.  Kensal Green Backpackers accepts no liability for the loss, theft or damage to property however sustained or caused

SMOKING
Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the Kensal Green Backpackers premises.  All of our rooms are fitted with smoke detectors and anyone caught smoking in their rooms will be asked to leave immediately and will not be offered a refund.  Smoking is allowed at the front of the building and ashtrays are provided.  Please keep our Hostel clean and tidy and help the environment by disposing of your butts correctly

YOUR INFORMATION
Kensal Green Backpackers will only store and use your information which has been supplied to us by yourself (guest) for the purposes of booking a bed(s) with us.  This includes any information passed on to us for the purpose of a booking by a third party booking agent.  We do not take or store any payment detail from our website all payments are through PayPal secure payment gateway

DISCRETION
All bookings are subject to availability.  Kensal Green Backpackers reserves the right to decline any booking at its discretion

ENTRY
Kensal Green Backpackers reserves the right of entry

DISCLAIMER
Be aware Kensal Green Backpackers takes no responsibility for damage, loss or theft to the property of any guests while on our premises including any electrical equipment, money, passport/ID card or luggage.  Our Terms and Conditions are set out to ensure that all guests visiting Kensal Green Backpackers for a vacation enjoy their time with us.  We have made every effort to ensure all the information set out above is accurate.  However, Kensal Green Backpackers does not accept liability for any errors or omissions and we reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time

REGISTRATION DETAILS
Kensal Green Backpackers Limited
639 Harrow Road
Kensal Green, London NW10 5NU
Place of Registration: Cardiff
Registration: 10249233

 

 

INFO

Kensal Green Backpackers welcomes travelers from all corners of the globe.  We offer our guests an affordable and fun place to stay with good travel links to all areas of London.  We are located in North West London, on the edge of the West End.  Whether a solo traveler or a group, we can accommodate your adventure in our multicultural and vibrant location.

         
Cafe            Restaurant

         
Open 24/7           Beer

         
Kitchen         No Smoking

         
Laundry          Free Wifi

         
Showers         Hairdryers
in Rooms                        >

Check in 2pm
Check out 10am
You are welcome to leave your bags with us for free in storage on arrival and departure day

LONDON

Wembley Stadium

6km/3.7m from KGB

Victoria Station

7.7km/4.8m from KGB

Big Ben

8.4km/5.2m from KGB

Buckingham Palace

7.1km/4.4m from KGB

Hyde Park

4.9km/3m from KGB

Oxford Street

6.7km/4.2m from KGB

Portobello Market

2.2km/1.4m from KGB

Piccadilly Circus

7.4km/4.6m from KGB

Buckhingham Palace

Portobello Market

Hyde Park

Wembley Stadium

Victoria Station

Big Ben

Kensal Green Backpackers

Oxford Street

Piccadilly Circus

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Kensal Green Backpackers

Kensal Green Backpackers
639 Harrow Road, London NW10 5NU
+44 020 8964 4411

 

 

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