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1 room, 2 adults

Hootananny Hostel, London

2-star2 stars
95 Effra Road, London, England, SW2 1DF, United Kingdom

Edwardian hostel with restaurant, connected to a shopping center, near Clapham Common
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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  • The place was listed as 4 beds room and in reality it was 8 bed room. The place was very…Feb. 12, 2020
  • Really friendly staff, nice atmosphere, very good price. Jan. 30, 2019

Hootananny Hostel, London

  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Economy Quadruple Room, Women only

What’s around Hootananny Hostel, London


  • In Brixton
  • Clapham Common - 33 min walk
  • O2 Academy Brixton - 14 min walk
  • St. Thomas' Hospital - 3.5 mi / 5.7 km
  • London Dungeon - 3.6 mi / 5.8 km
  • London Eye - 3.6 mi / 5.9 km
  • Westminster Bridge - 3.6 mi / 5.9 km
  • Apollo Victoria Theatre - 3.7 mi / 5.9 km

Getting around

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 65 min drive
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 57 min drive
  • London City Airport (LCY) - 25 min drive
  • London Herne Hill Station - 11 min walk
  • London Brixton Station - 12 min walk
  • London Loughborough Junction Station - 21 min walk
  • Brixton Underground Station - 11 min walk
  • Clapham Common Underground Station - 28 min walk
  • Stockwell Underground Station - 28 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 11 AM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving before 5 PM must ring the front door bell to be admitted by staff. From 5 PM-midnight guests must enter the bar to check-in. Check-in closes at from midnight Monday-Thursday and onSunday, and at 2 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Nightclub
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1850
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared accommodations

Hootananny Hostel, London’s small print

Also known as

  • Hootananny Hostel London
  • Hootananny Hostel
  • Hootananny London
  • Hootananny Hostel London, England
  • Hootananny Hostel London
  • Hootananny Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Hootananny Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation London


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: GBP 10.00 per stay

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

FAQs for Hootananny Hostel, London

  • Is parking offered at Hootananny Hostel?
    Sorry, there's no parking at Hootananny Hostel.
  • Are pets allowed at Hootananny Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hootananny Hostel?
    You can check in from 11 AM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hootananny Hostel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves Mexican cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Khan's Curry (1-min walk), Hootananny (1-min walk), and Naughty Piglets (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 11 reviews

Very Good 8.0
a place to rest for the night
I live local so it was ok for me to stay for a night. The people was frendlly and the staf will help you. For me it was ok there
arthur, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
ok thanks
erites, gb2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Just what i needed!
Good Accomodation; the way you want it, when you want it, how you want it without the why you want it?!
David3 night trip
Very Good 8.0
not close to tube but many bus routes. room is okay, but shower room is bad, very small, glass door, cannot lock the door, water is not hot enough. kitchen is basic. common room is good. have locker.
gb2 night trip

Hootananny Hostel, London

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