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The Onefam Waterloo has a lively atmosphere as a social party hostel designed for young backpackers and solo travelers. To ensure the best experience for our guests, we have implemented an age restriction policy. As most of our guests fall within the 18-36 age range, we regret to inform you that we are unable to process your reservation if you are above 36 years of age. The accommodations offers a 24-hour front desk (limited services from 00:00 -12 AM to 08:00 am), free WiFi, and free daily activities and evening events. Near the banks of the River Thames, Onefam Waterloo offers free super-fast WiFi, free lockers, and free bed linen. Located in zone 1 and only 15 15-minute walk from Big Ben and Westminster Abbey, Lambeth North underground station is also a 5-minute walk away. All rooms and dormitories feature triple bunk beds with 2 USB sockets and double UK/sockets. Bed linen is provided, and there are plenty of shared bathroom facilities. The hostel has secure luggage lockers and a lively common room. You can find snacks and drinks available at the reception during the reception hours. There is a bicycle docking station only a 5-minute walk away and a 24-hour bus stop at the end of the road. The Onefam Waterloo is a 15-minute walk from vibrant South Bank. Waterloo Railway Station is a 15-minute walk away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

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Free Wifi
High score for London
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See what guests loved the most:

  • David
    United States of America United States of America
    Fun activities everyday that keep you busy even if you don't have your own ideas. Different bars every night and party late if you want.
  • Akira
    Japan Japan
    I love the activities the staff organized for us. It was fantastic! I made a lot of friends through the events. Thank you!!!
  • Poliana
    Brazil Brazil
    Staff is amazing, very professional and at same time fun and easy going. I loved my Stay

Area info

Amenities of Onefam Waterloo 18-36 years old
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Heating
  • Baggage storage
  • Shared kitchen
  • Walking tours
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules
Onefam Waterloo 18-36 years old takes special requests – add in the next step!

From 15:30 to 23:00
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
Until 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction
Check-in is only possible for guests between 18 and 36 years old
Pets are not allowed.
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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that American Express cards are not accepted. Alternative payment will be required.

To reach the hostel from Lambeth North Tube Station (8 minutes' walk): Exit the station and cross the road and walk past the large church on your left on Kennington Road. Keep walking until you come to a cross roads and turn right at the Days Hotel onto Lambeth Road. Take the next left onto Lambeth Walk next to the Lambeth Walk pub. Continue around until you arrive at 73 Lambeth Walk.

Please note that this property does not accept group bookings of more than 10 people.

The Onefam Waterloo Hostel has a lively atmosphere with most of our guests being aged 18-36 years of age and therefore may not be suitable for guests over 36 years of age.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Onefam Waterloo 18-36 years old of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Onefam Waterloo 18-36 years old

  • The prices at Onefam Waterloo 18-36 years old may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Onefam Waterloo 18-36 years old is 1.1 miles from the center of London. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Onefam Waterloo 18-36 years old offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Bar crawls
    • Entertainment staff

  • Check-in at Onefam Waterloo 18-36 years old is from 3:30 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.