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Hostels in London, England

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Popular hostels in London

Discover well-known properties in London that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 30,949 hotels in London and price data was last updated on 22 February 2024. The average price for a hotel in London is €67/night.
These hostels are among the most popular places to stay for users visiting London. Users can utilize the filters available to narrow down their search.
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86 Tanner's Hill, London, United Kingdom
Located a short stroll from Greenwich Station, Venture Hostel provides guests with a convenient base when visiting London. It is situated in close proximity to plenty of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.
Free Wi-Fi
5.4
Okay
16 reviews
Location
7.4 km from city centre
1A Sutherland Street, London, United Kingdom
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.
Free Wi-Fi
7.3
Good
4154 reviews
Location
1.9 km from city centre
Yha London St Pauls, 36 Carter Lane, London, United Kingdom
Set in Central London, YHA London St Paul's is within an easy walk of Tate Modern. It is steps from Saint Paul's Cathedral, eateries and nightlife options.
Free Wi-Fi
7.8
Good
918 reviews
Location
2.3 km from city centre
16 Talbot Square, London, United Kingdom
Atlas Studio Rooms is situated in London and is close to local attractions, including the Great Western Railway War Memorial. The guest house is also ideally located minutes on foot from Paddington Railway Station.
Free Wi-Fi
6.2
Good
211 reviews
Location
3.8 km from city centre
323a New Cross Road, London, United Kingdom
New Cross Inn Hostel provides a comfortable setting when in London. The hostel is also conveniently located minutes on foot from New Cross Gate Railway Station.
Free Wi-Fi
6.4
Good
53 reviews
Location
6.6 km from city centre
16 Leinster Terrace, London, United Kingdom
Located in Westminster, this hostel is just a short stroll from Queensway and Kensington Gardens. It also offers a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and a currency exchange.
Free Wi-Fi
7.3
Good
3440 reviews
Location
4.2 km from city centre
261-265 Grays Inn Road, London, United Kingdom
Clink261 Hostel London provides a stylish setting when in London. It also offers a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.
Free Wi-Fi
7.3
Good
6616 reviews
Location
3.3 km from city centre
104 Bolsover Street, London, United Kingdom
Situated within walking distance of Euston Bus Station, YHA London Central provides guests with an ideal base when visiting London. It provides complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and luggage storage.
Free Wi-Fi
8.3
Excellent
3760 reviews
Location
2.7 km from city centre
28-30 Bute Gardens, London, United Kingdom
Situated a short stroll from Kensington Olympia Railway Station, Abercorn House London offers guests a convenient base when visiting London. It is conveniently located for those wanting to visit local attractions.
Free Wi-Fi
6.7
Good
52 reviews
Location
6.7 km from city centre
€103
63 Prince's Square, London, United Kingdom
Set in Westminster, Hostel One Notting Hill is within a 10-minute walk of Queensway. It is surrounded by a variety of well-known shops and is minutes on foot from Bayswater Tube Station.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
8.4
Excellent
1460 reviews
Location
4.9 km from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in London

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in London. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 22 February 2024.
Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:July
Average price in London:€67/night
Cheapest price found:€12/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
€26 - €168
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
€41 - €123
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated London hostels

Browse through properties in London that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 30,949 properties in London and data was last updated on 22 February 2024.
Some of the best London hostel options as decided by our users. Narrow down your search by reading user reviews and hostel descriptions and amenities.
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London House - Mecklenburgh Square, London, United Kingdom
2.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€141
Avg. per night
38 Bolton Gardens, London, United Kingdom
4.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€31
Avg. per night
18-24 Fitzroy Street, London, United Kingdom
2.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€93
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27 Montague Street, London, United Kingdom
2.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€34
Avg. per night
Watts Way, London, United Kingdom
3.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€121
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144-152 Walworth Road, London, United Kingdom
2.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€30
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7 Dock Street, London, United Kingdom
4.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€34
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102 Lavender Hill, London, United Kingdom
4.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€24
Avg. per night

Cheapest hostels in London, England

Discover affordable stays in London that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in London can be found for as low as €15 per night. There is currently one property in London that can be booked for this price. St Christopher's Inn Shepherd's Bush is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in London. Price data was last updated on 22 February 2024
These London properties charge the lowest price per night of those we've come across. As prices can vary by date, change the dates if you're flexible to compare rates.
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13-15 Shepherds Bush Green, London, United Kingdom
6.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€15
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189 Greenwich High Road, London, United Kingdom
8.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€15
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32 Deptford Church Street, London, United Kingdom
7.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€16
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48-50 Inverness Terrace, London, United Kingdom
4.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€17
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58 Bagleys Lane, London, United Kingdom
5.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€18
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8-10 Queens Parade, Queens Rd, London, United Kingdom
11.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€18
Avg. per night
161-165 Borough High Street, London, United Kingdom
2.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
€18
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71-72 Guilford Street, London, United Kingdom
2.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€19
Avg. per night

Hostel prices in London

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in London to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in London at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 22 February 2024.
A breakdown of the average price per hostel class in London. We've highlighted the most popular properties according to our users as well as the best value within each hostel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
63 Prince's Square, London, United Kingdom
13-15 Shepherds Bush Green, London, United Kingdom
4 stars
4 stars +
Yha London St Pauls, 36 Carter Lane, London, United Kingdom
Watts Way, London, United Kingdom
€135
79-81 Euston Road, London, United Kingdom

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Other accommodations in London

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Chelsea Harbour, London, United Kingdom
4.7 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
€204
Avg. per night
56-60 Guildford Street, London, United Kingdom
2.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€136
Avg. per night
Fellows Road, Bray House, London, United Kingdom
5.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€204
Avg. per night
58 Commercial Road, London, United Kingdom
4.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€181
Avg. per night
42 Princes Square, London, United Kingdom
4.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
€142
Avg. per night

Where to stay in London

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within London to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 22 February 2024.
Navigate to the areas in London you plan to visit to find hostels that are close by. Clicking a property's name will unlock more information and allow you to book that particular hostel.

Facts about staying in London

Find useful tips and insights about staying in London to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 22 February 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in London?

    €67/night is an average price for a hostel in London throughout the year. Hostel prices do vary, and you’ll find that in November 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 €12/night. In general, London hostels for €36 or less are a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in London?

    Based on our data, Onefam Waterloo is the best London hostel, with a rating of 8.6/10 from 145 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 8% of our users looking to stay in London searching for hostels in this area over the last 12 months. Smart Hyde Park View - Hostel 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 Kensington Palace?

    The most popular hostel in London that’s close to Kensington Palace is Astor Hyde Park Hostel. Just 0.8 km separate Astor Hyde Park Hostel from Kensington Palace, the city’s most popular attraction. 2,894 HotelsCombined reviewers gave the Astor Hyde Park Hostel a score of 7.7/10.

  • 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, 14 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.

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