This is the 1st place that I ever stayed when I moved to London. I rented a room for the 1st week whilst I was looking for a more permanent place to live.
The staff was very accommodating. I arrived in London at 6.30am but check-in wasn't until 2pm, so they let me (and some other folks) leave our bags in a side room and I explored the city. Breakfast was included in the rate and I ate a hearty one because I hadn't set up my bank account yet and didn't really have any cash to speak of. The food was good, filling, and all you could eat - and I did!
The rooms were clean and well equipped. The showers were modern. I don't think there were many people on my floor because I only ran into 1 other person the entire time I was there.
They had a TV room that I went to each evening to get out of my room and there was usually only myself and a young man from Algeria in there watching the Simpsons. It wasn't a fancy TV, but it was at least something.
One thing that was missing was internet access. I had my laptop and/or I would have been willing to pay for internet access in the computer lab (which was always empty) but instead I had to go down the road to an internet cafe and use the internet there. When you're trying to make arrangements for some place to live, not having the internet is a bit tough.
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