Hostels in London, England

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Publove @ The Steam Engine,Waterloo
7.8 Good
41-42, Cosser St, London, United Kingdom
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0.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 2,136 reviews
7.8

Located in Central London, PubLove @ The Steam Engine Waterloo is within walking distance of several local tourist attractions, including the Imperial War Museum. It also offers free wireless internet.

Rest Up London - Hostel
172 New Kent Road, London, United Kingdom
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2.5 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Rest Up London is located in London and is close to River Thames. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi access throughout their stay.

Publove @ The White Ferry, Victoria
8.0 Excellent
1A Sutherland Street, London, United Kingdom
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1.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 3,284 reviews
8.0

Located in Westminster, this cosy hostel is within a 10-minute walk of the Chelsea Bridge. It offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.

Generator London
7.2 Good
37 Tavistock Place, Russell Square, London, United Kingdom
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3.0 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 4,692 reviews
7.2

The hostel is located in Central London, just 40 minutes from London Heathrow Airport. Those staying at the property can also make use of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

Hillspring Lodge
233 Willesden Lane, London, United Kingdom
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8.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Situated just a five-minute stroll from Willesden Green Tube Station, Palmers Lodge Hillspring At Willesden Green provides guests with a convenient base when visiting London. The numerous amenities this unique hostel offers include a coffee bar, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

Barkston Rooms Earl's Court
8.0 Excellent
1 Barkston Gardens, London, United Kingdom
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4.6 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 4 reviews
8.0

Situated in Central London, Barkston Rooms is a short stroll to several local attractions, including Earls Court Exhibition Centre and Gloucester Road. It also provides luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

Yha London St Pancras
8.5 Excellent
79-81 Euston Road, London, United Kingdom
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3.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2,113 reviews
8.5

YHA London St Pancras provides a modern setting when in London. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free wireless internet during their stay.

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage
8.3 Excellent
40 College Crescent, London, United Kingdom
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6.2 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,921 reviews
8.3

Situated within walking distance of Belsize Park Tube Station, Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage provides guests with a convenient base while in London. It also won the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013.

Strand Continental
5.9 Okay
143 The Strand, London, United Kingdom
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1.4 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
OkayBased on 1,230 reviews
5.9

Located in Westminster, Strand Continental is five minutes from Strand. It is situated just a short stroll from plenty of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

Wombat's City Hostel London
8.4 Excellent
7 Dock Street, London, United Kingdom
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4.1 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 3,407 reviews
8.4

Situated within walking distance of Aldgate Tube Station, Wombat's CITY Hostel - London provides guests with a convenient base while visiting London. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi during their stay.

Top Rated London hostels

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YHA London Earl's Court
8.7 Excellent
38 Bolton Gardens, London, United Kingdom
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4.6 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Located in Central London, YHA London Earl's Court is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including Gloucester Road and Earls Court Exhibition Centre. It is also a short car trip from Stamford Bridge and Chelsea F.C..

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Lse Carr-Saunders Hall
8.2 Excellent
18-24 Fitzroy Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.7 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Situated in Central London, LSE Carr-Saunders Hall is a short walk to several local attractions, including Tottenham Court Road. It also provides luggage storage, a games room and free Wi-Fi.

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Astor Museum Inn Hostel
7.9 Good
27 Montague Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Situated in the popular hub of Central London, Astor Museum Hostel is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the local area. Just a short stroll from the British Museum, it offers cosy rooms equipped with free wireless internet access.

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The Walrus Bar and Hostel
7.8 Good
172 Westminster Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom
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0.8 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Located in Central London, The Walrus Bar and Hostel is a short stroll to several local attractions, including the Imperial War Museum and the London Eye. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and bicycle rental.

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London Waterloo Hostel
5.9 Okay
73 Lambeth Walk, London, United Kingdom
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0.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Located in Central London, London Waterloo Hostel offers 2-star accommodation and luggage storage, a ticket service and a 24-hour reception. The various amenities this modern hostel features include a tour desk, a library and a games room.

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Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
7.0 Good
Holland Walk, London, United Kingdom
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5.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Situated within walking distance of High Street Kensington Tube Station, Safestay London Kensington Holland Park provides guests with an ideal base when visiting London. The numerous facilities this stylish hostel offers include luggage storage, a games room and a 24-hour reception.

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St Christopher's Inn Village - London Bridge
7.6 Good
161-165 Borough High Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Allowing convenient access to London's transport links, this hostel offers affordable accommodation with free Wi-Fi. It is situated a short walk from Shard London Bridge and River Thames.

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Safestay London Elephant & Castle
7.6 Good
144-152 Walworth Road, London, United Kingdom
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2.1 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Safestay London Elephant & Castle offers a stylish setting while in London. The multiple amenities this peaceful hostel has to offer include a 24-hour reception, meeting rooms and bicycle rental.

Cheapest hostels in London, England

Home London
54-58 Caledonian Road, London, United Kingdom
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3.7 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Located in Central London, Home London is a short stroll to several local attractions, including Kings Place and Camley Street Natural Park. It also provides luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.

€16
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London Backpackers Youth Hostel
7.6 Good
8-10 Queens Parade, Queens Rd, London, United Kingdom
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11.6 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Situated a short walk from Brent Cross Bus Station, London Backpackers Youth Hostel offers guests an ideal base while in London. Guests can also enjoy free internet access in all areas.

€16
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Smart Hyde Park Inn
6.7 Good
48-50 Inverness Terrace, London, United Kingdom
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4.5 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Located in Westminster, Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel is a two-minute stroll from Queensway. Those staying at the property can also make use of free wireless internet.

€18
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Hootananny Hostel
7.3 Good
95 Effra Road, London, United Kingdom
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5.0 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Hootananny Hostel is located in London and features free Wi-Fi. It also provides a terrace, an express check-in and check-out feature and luggage storage.

€18
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Queen Elizabeth Chelsea
5.9 Okay
58 Bagleys Lane, London, United Kingdom
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5.2 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Situated within walking distance of Fulham Broadway Tube Station, Queen Elizabeth Hostel provides guests with a convenient base when in London. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet in all areas.

€18
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The Dictionary Hostel, Shoreditch, London
6.9 Good
10-20 Kingsland Road, London, United Kingdom
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4.5 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

This vibrant London hostel is located within a 10-minute stroll of Old Street Station. Just a short stroll from Old Street, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a shared terrace.

€19
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Phoenix Hostel
6.5 Good
6 Daventry Street, London, United Kingdom
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3.8 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

The Phoenix Hostel is located in London and features free Wi-Fi. The hostel is also ideally situated moments on foot from Marylebone Station.

€19
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The Horse & Stables
122 - 124 Westminster Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom
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0.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Located in Central London, The Horse & Stables is a short stroll to several local attractions, including the Imperial War Museum. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and a swimming pool.

€20
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Facts about staying in London

  • What is the cost of a hostel in London?

    €43/night is an average price for a hostel in London throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in July is the most expensive month to book, and in January is the cheapest month to book. Our users recently found London hostels for as low as €15/night. In general, London hostels for €29 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in London?

    Based on our data, YHA London Earl's Court is the best London hostel, with a rating of 8.7/10 from 1,495 reviews.

  • What hostel is closest to London Heathrow Airport?

    Abercorn house is the nearest hostel in London to London Heathrow Airport, at a distance of 16.4 km.

  • What area of London is most popular to stay in?

    The most popular neighbourhood is City of Westminster, with 12% of our users looking to stay in London searching for hostels in this area over the last 12 months. Publove @ The White Ferry, Victoria is a popular hostel in City of Westminster that might be available for your travel dates, though there are other great properties in the area as well.

  • What is the most popular hostel in London closest to Harrods?

    The most popular hostel in London that’s close to Harrods is Astor Hyde Park Hostel. Just 1.1 km separate Astor Hyde Park Hostel from Harrods, the city’s most popular attraction. 1,714 HotelsCombined reviewers gave the Astor Hyde Park Hostel a score of 7.8/10.

  • Should I stay in a London hostel?

    Staying in a London hostel has many benefits, including cost savings, proximity to the centre of the city, a social and laid-back atmosphere, and similar amenities to hotels (such as Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, or 24/7 check-in). Hostels in London tend to attract younger, solo travellers, but they can be great for couples and families as well.

  • Does London have hostels with “kitchenette” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, 20 London hostels list “kitchenette” as an amenity. If you’re looking for a particular hostel in London with this feature, then consider staying at the popular Smart Hyde Park Inn.