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Barmy Badger Backpackers

17 longridge road


The Badger has NO HIDDEN COSTS. Included in the price of your stay are the following:
120 megabyte WiFi in all rooms, communal areas and the garden
Breakfast (cornflakes, muesli, toast, a selection of spreads & a selection of fruit
Use of personal locker which has a laptop safe inside (bring your own padlock)
Personal reading light, 2 x usb ports, 2 x plugs PER bunk
Use of the fully equipped kitchen
Use of the bbq and help yourself to our herbs and fruit grown in the garden
Luggage storage on the day of arrival and departure if needed
Tea and coffee all day
Plenty of power sockets, including USB chargers
Taxi bookings
London Maps
Cable TV
Books to read (an exchange is encouraged - take a book and replace it with one you have finished reading!)
Travel advice
Boarding pass print out (one per person)
Use of iron and ironing board
Use of radio/i-pod station in the kitchen
We also offer:

Laundry (£3 for a wash token, £2 for a drying token)
Towels (£10 refundable deposit)
Adaptors (£10 refundable deposit)
Hairdryers (£20 refundable deposit)
Umbrellas (£10 refundable deposit)
General Printing (50p per page)
Long term luggage storage (£1 per bag per day)
Padlocks (£5 to buy)



Traveler Reviews

“Brilliant Barmy Badger”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on November 12, 2019

We found this hostel to be lovely and warm, with comfortable beds, very clean and spacious lockers. It was in a great location. Ken and Liz were excellent hosts - so friendly and helpful. We also...

“Outstanding location and price”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on July 16, 2019

Easily walkable from Earls Court, even with a heavy bag. Outstanding location and easy access to the tube make this an excellent hostel to stay at the get to explore London. London is an expensive...

“Pros and Cons”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on January 29, 2019

Really good price, all staff I encountered were polite and helpful. The main body of the hostel kind of smells like an old peoples home but thankfully the rooms didn’t smell. HOWEVER, the rooms get...



From Earls Court Underground Station
Exit on the earls court road side of the station (main exit)turn left and we are the 4th street on the left (longridge road )

We are 2 minutes walk from the nearest bus stop and 5 minutes walk from Earls Court Tube Station, making it convenient for getting around the city as well as going to and from the airport.

From Heathrow Airport:

Take the Piccadilly Line (Dark Blue) to Earls Court and follow the directions above. The journey takes about 40 minutes and costs £4. You can also take the Heathrow Express to Paddington and then the underground to Earls Court, however, it's much more expensive, not direct and not that much quicker either!

From Gatwick Airport:

By Bus (cheapest option)- Easybus coaches take you to Earls Court Underground Station and from there you can follow the directions above. This takes about 75 minutes.

By Train (fastest option)- National rail trains take you directly to Victoria Station and then follow the directions above. This journey takes about 50 minutes. You can also take the Gatwick Express to Victoria and then the underground, however, it's more expensive and isn’t that much faster.

From Stansted Airport:

By Bus (cheapest option)– National Express Buses take you to Victoria Coach Station and follow the directions above. This option takes about 60-90 minutes.


Cancellation Policy

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).

Check In

New arrivals can check at any time however be aware that before 10am, your bed/room may not be available. In these cases guests may leave their luggage at the hostel while they explore London.

We do require Government issued photo identification is presented upon check in, preferably a Passport, I.D. card or driving license.

Check Out

Departing guests must remove all their belongings from their room, and check out, before 10am. After this time you are free to use the hostel communal areas and you can leave your bags free of charge for the day. We also have long term storage available for a small fee

In the case of a late checkout, Barmy Badger reserves the right to charge for a further nights stay at the appropriate daily rate of the bed(s). Management discretion will apply.

Reception Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday - 7.30am to 5.00 am the following morning.
Sunday, 9am - 8pm.
Reception is completely closed on Sunday nights.
In case you will arrive outside the reception hours, please give us a call on the day of your arrival so that we can make alternative arrangements. Don’t worry, we won’t leave you out on the street!