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Kensal Green Backpackers 1

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
639 Harrow Road, Kensal Green, London, NW10 5NU, United Kingdom
1.5 out of 5 rating 489 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 1.5

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Property Details

Property Location

Located in London (Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea), Kensal Green Backpackers 1 is within a 10-minute drive of Westfield London Shopping Centre and Imperial College London. This hostel is 2.5 mi (4 km) from Kensington Gardens and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Kensington Palace.


Make yourself at home in one of the 103 guestrooms. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms with showers are provided.


Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, an arcade/game room, and a television in a common area.


Stop by the hostel's restaurant for lunch or dinner. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café, and 24-hour room service is provided. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a computer station, and a 24-hour front desk.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Westfield London Shopping Centre - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Kensington Gardens - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Kensington Palace - 4.6 km / 2.8 mi
Hyde Park - 4.6 km / 2.9 mi
Kensington High Street - 4.7 km / 3 mi
Oxford Street - 5.2 km / 3.2 mi
Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
Marble Arch - 5.4 km / 3.3 mi
Baker Street - 5.4 km / 3.3 mi
Regent's Park - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
Park Lane - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
Royal Albert Hall - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
ZSL London Zoo - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Imperial College London - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Science Museum - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
London (LHR-Heathrow) - 22.9 km / 14.2 mi
London (LGW-Gatwick) - 91.3 km / 56.7 mi
London (LCY-London City) - 22.5 km / 14 mi

The preferred airport for Kensal Green Backpackers 1 is London (LHR-Heathrow).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

A refundable £10 key deposit is required upon arrival. For more information please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Towels/sheets: GBP 1.5 per person, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 2.50 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 24 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free wired Internet
  • -Grocery/convenience store
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Computer station
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Arcade/game room
  • -Billiards or pool table
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage