Welcome to the Barmy Badger 

A home away from home for many travellers since 1997, this centrally located backpackers hostel makes a convenient base for a weekend in the city or for something a little longer.  We are unique in London in that we have 2 dogs that come into the Badger Monday to Friday!  


 With Earls Court Tube Station and the District and Piccadilly lines (Zones 1 and 2) just around the corner and some of London's great attractions including Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, the Natural History Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum within walking distance, you can start exploring as you step out the door.

There is also a Night Bus from the West End that will drop you off at the end of the street ensuring that you get home safe and sound.

Along with our friendly and welcoming staff, we offer the following facilities to make you stay as comfortable as possible:

- No lockout or curfew with 24 hour secure code access

- Free 120 mgb WiFi

- Huge Lockers with Laptop Safe for each guest

- Personal reading light/2 x usb ports/plugs for each bunk bed

- Fully equipped kitchen

- Free self-service continental style breakfast

- Laundry Facilities

- Memory foam mattress/pillow on all bunks

- BBQ area and garden

- TV room with satellite TV

- Luggage Storage

-Walking distance to restaurants, pubs and supermarkets

- Hot Showers

- Free tea and coffee all day

- Bed Linen

Please note

  • You can check in anytime.  If arriving before 10.30am guests are welcome to leave their bags in reception for free whilst exploring London or making themselves at home in the hostel's common areas.
  • All guests must be 18 years or older - we do NOT accept children.
  • Check out is at 10am
  • 48 hours notice before 10am GMT on the day of intended arrival is required to cancel a booking.  Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay and if your booking is for 2 + nights, the FIRST 2 NIGHTS of your booking will be charged. (plus the 3% card fee).
  • Cash payments are preferred
  • Card payments carry a 3% charge.
  • Reception Opening Hours 

    • Monday to Thursday - 7.30am through to 3.00 am the following morning.
    • Friday and Saturday - 7.30am through to 5am the following morning
    • Sunday -  9am to 8pm.
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