Booking Policies

The following conditions apply to accommodation bookings made by you through your usage of The Londonears Hostel may alter these conditions at any time.

Making a booking

It is your responsibility to review the booking details (including the total price and deposit payable) and submit accurate information when making a booking.

Pre-authorisation Policy

Please note that Barkston Rooms reserves the right to pre-authorise the first night of your stay prior to your arrival.


Modifications must be made in advance of the notice period to avoid Barkston Rooms's late cancellation fees. Does not apply to Non-Refundable Bookings.
Late notice period starts: 48 hours prior to 14:00 GMT on the arrival date.

Cancellations and Non-Arrivals

If you have booked the 'Free to Cancel' option then it is free to cancel before Barkston Rooms's late cancellation period. This will result in a refund of your deposit payment. If you cancel within the late cancellation period (including bookings made within the cancellation period) or do not arrive, your deposit is forfeited and Barkston Rooms may charge for the first night.
Late cancellation period starts: 48 hours prior to 14:00 GMT on the arrival date.

Non Refundable Bookings

Modifications can only be made for additional nights or rooms. Cancellations and non-arrivals result in the loss of the full payment of your Non-Refundable Offer.

Check In / Check Out

The terms and conditions of Barkston Rooms will apply to you from check-in, or in the case of non-arrival.
Check in from: 14:00 GMT
Check out by: 11:00 GMT

You will need to have some form of photographic ID (passport, driver's license or Identity Card) at your arrival.
All shared dorm rooms are Mixed (unless stated otherwise).

Group or Long-Stay Bookings

You may be required to pay at least 25% of the balance in advance if you book for 20 guests or more or for 21 nights or more.

Child Policy

Guests under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and can only be booked in the private rooms (e.g. single, double, twin, triple, quad, 6 person room). Unfortunately no extra beds are possible in the private rooms.
Shared dorm rooms (e.g. bed in a shared room) can only be booked for guests aged 18 years and above.
There is no maximum age limit in these rooms.

Privacy Policy

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