Overview of Hostel
Halpin House is a grade 2 listed building with magnificent high ceilings in the heart of South Kensington. It has a new gym fitted with treadmills, rowers, weights sections and cable workout stations. Our modern gyms allow you the freedom to live your London life and stay healthy. All bills are incl
By Tube: From London City Airport, take the DLR (Docklands Light Railway) service to Canning Town, change onto the Jubilee line heading west to Westminster. From Westminster take the district line to South Kensington which is the nearest tube station. Upon exiting the station, look for Harrington Road (opposite Dino’s café), walk down this road until you reach Queens Gate road, and turn left down Queens Gate Road. Halpin house is number 97 on the right hand side opposite St Augustine’s Church..
In the SW7 museum-filled postcode of London less than a 5 minute walk from 3 major London museums; the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the V&A Museum. Gloucester Road (Zone 1) tube station is a couple of minutes walk. The River Thames, Chelsea, Kings Road, Knightsbridge and Harrods store are also all within easy walking distance.
Conditions & Policy
Halpin House' Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. Cancellations must be notified directly to us (preferably by e-mail) quoting your Hostelworld reference and booked arrival date. Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 . Check out from 08:00 to 10:30 . Taxes included. General: There is a porter on duty 24 hours a day. No curfew. We do not accept customers younger than 18 years of age. Non smoking. There is a £5 charge for lost keys. Guests must provide a valid form of photo ID on check-in or the booking will not be honoured. It is not always possible to share the same room – we allocate beds on availability. This applies even in the event the same room type is booked. Please contact us prior making a booking should you wish to share together and we will check the availability for you. Upon arrival at the site you will need to be buzzed into the building; press the buzzer and wait for the receptionist to unlock the door. If there is no answer upon ringing the buzzer, please ring the portable phone (number will be provided in booking confirmation). Facilities at Halpin House: WiFi - As well as a fixed data point as standard we now offer free WiFi that can be accessed anywhere in the house. Each guest can access a massive 50MB used over 7 devices at any one time. Security - 24 cloud based CCTV is in operation in common rooms and a key fob is required to enter the building. Common Areas - As well as shared kitchens that are cleaned daily, there is a communal living room with seats, tables and a TV. A great place to relax and meet new people. There is also a quiet study room with desks and data points available for private study. Laundry - Coin operated, state of the art washing and drying machines are available throughout the day and late into the night (typical wash price is £3.20). Washing powder is also on sale at reception.