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Featured Hostels in London

Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
4 out of 5
Holland Walk, Kensington, London, England
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Located in Kensington, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Kensington High Street, Kensington Gardens and Kensington Palace. Royal Albert Hall and Cromwell ...

3.8/5Good! (700 reviews)

"The workers at the restayramt were friendly and the hostel felt safe and family friendly"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
Hillspring Lodge
2 out of 5
233 Willesden Lane, London, England
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Located in Brondesbury Park, this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Hyde Park, Wembley Stadium and Buckingham Palace. The British Museum and Piccadilly Circus ...

3.9/5Very Good! (935 reviews)
Nice hostel in a good neighbourhood.

"Nice place with access to public transportation."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Hillspring Lodge
Abercorn House
2 out of 5
28-30 Bute Gardens, Hammersmith, London, England
The price is RM90 per night

Located in Hammersmith, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Eventim Apollo, Kensington High Street and Westfield London Shopping Centre. Kensington Gardens ...

3.6/5Good! (482 reviews)

"Much better than I imagined. Very clean, modern, helpful staff. Room good size, comfortable bed."…"

Reviewed on 27 Apr 2020

Abercorn House
Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel
2 out of 5
48-50 Inverness Terrace, London, England
The price is RM243 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Kensington Gardens, Kensington Palace and Hyde Park. Kensington High Street and Royal ...

3.2/5 (200 reviews)

"Affordable and close to metro and shopping . Walking distance to Hyde park"…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2020

Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel
Rest Up London - Hostel
2 out of 5
172 New Kent Road, London, England
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Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of The Shard, Tower Bridge and Tate Modern. London Eye and Westminster Bridge are also within ...

3.3/5 (969 reviews)

"Only disappointment was rudeness of other visitors, shouting, turning lights on at 2am, that sort of thing. Staff were great, informed, courteous, professional."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Rest Up London - Hostel
Central Hotel
1 out of 5
26 Princes Square, London, England
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Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Kensington Gardens and Kensington Palace. Kensington High Street and Hyde Park are also ...

2.5/5 (36 reviews)

"No cover sheet for blanket. I was so uncomfortable sleep in the bed without flat sheet. Need to bring your own towels shampoo and toothbrush. Everything is old and broke."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2019

Central Hotel
MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park - Hostel
2 out of 5
Baden-Powell House, 65-67 Queens Gate, London, England
The price is RM400 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Cromwell Road and Natural History Museum. Victoria and Albert Museum and Kensington High ...

3.7/5Good! (192 reviews)

"We loved the family room. With two single beds and two bunk beds (one each for our two children) - we had plenty of room. Breakfast was great and the two kids were free. Great location for all of the museums- you can literally see the Natural History museum from the hotel. Only drawbacks were that ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park - Hostel
Generator London
2 out of 5
37 Tavistock Place, Russel Square, London, England
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The price is RM359 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Russell Square, The British Museum and Tottenham Court Road. Oxford Street and Aldwych ...

3.6/5Good! (996 reviews)

"Great property. I liked that it was hidden away from the hussle and bussle of main street"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Generator London
Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel
2 out of 5
40 College Crescent, Swiss Cottage, London, England
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Located in Camden, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Hampstead Heath, ZSL London Zoo and Regent's Park. Baker Street and Roundhouse are also within 2 miles ...

4.1/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"Excellent, I will stay here again, only thing is the old people need to understand this a hostal and will be laud sound they can’t expect to people that came late at night don’t make any sound, please make old people far away from younger."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel
Clink78 Hostel
2 out of 5
78 Kings Cross Road, London, England
The price is RM225 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Russell Square, The British Museum and The Strand. Oxford Street and St. Paul's Cathedral ...

3.6/5Good! (602 reviews)

"Good location and nice communal facilities"…"

Reviewed on 9 Feb 2020

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Clink 261 Hostel
2 out of 5
261-265 Grays Inn Road, London, England
The price is RM229 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Russell Square, The British Museum and Oxford Street. Tottenham Court Road and Shaftesbury ...

3.7/5Good! (353 reviews)

"Overall amazing stay loved the guests and the staff only issue was breakfast isn’t free so that’s the only thing"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2020

Clink 261 Hostel
Hotel Strand Continental - Hostel
2 out of 5
143 The Strand, London, England
The price is RM383 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of London Eye and London Dungeon. Big Ben and Buckingham Palace are also within 1 mi (2 ...

2.9/5 (515 reviews)
Dated, but I loved it.

"I really liked this hotel - yes, it is dated and has shared facilities, but it is like going back in time. The India Club meal was outstanding. Overall it was fantastic value for money."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jun 2019

Hotel Strand Continental - Hostel
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Other property types in London

Novotel London Heathrow Airport T1 T2 and T3
Novotel London Heathrow Airport T1 T2 and T3
4 out of 5
234 Bath Road, Heathrow Point West, Hayes, England
The price is RM247 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,644 reviews)

"Pleasant, relaxed - would use the facility again. Service was very good, the room was spacious and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jun 2020

Novotel London Heathrow Airport T1 T2 and T3
SACO Fitzrovia
SACO Fitzrovia
4 out of 5
The price is RM388 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (106 reviews)

"Comfortable property in a convenient location, with easy access to restaurants, shopping, museums and galleries."…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2020

SACO Fitzrovia
Merit Kensington Hotel
Merit Kensington Hotel
4 out of 5
12 Penywern Road, Earls Court, London, England
The price is RM364 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (61 reviews)

"The property was in excellent condition - very clean, modern and everything in excellent working order. The only downside for us was it was not in the centre of town. In retrospect we could have done with being more in the centre. Also there was no bar or breakfast facility. Not a big problem though. ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Merit Kensington Hotel
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in London, one of the 93 hostels here could be a great choice for you. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all offer the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in London for good value, so you can save your budget for going out. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its theatres and museums.

When Is the Best Time to Visit London?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while February and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 12° C and night-time temperatures average 2° C
  • April-June: 21° C is the daytime average and 4° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 22° C and night-time averages are around 9° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 16° C during the day and 3° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 21 inches in a year

What Can I Do in London?

Depending on your interests, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Big Ben
  • London Dungeon
  • Buckingham Palace
Natural Features
  • Sky Garden
  • South Park
  • St. James Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Museum of London
  • Natural History Museum
  • Tower of London

In general, London is known for its:

  • Theatre
  • Museums
  • Architecture
  • Historical sites
  • Art
  • Entertainment
  • Shopping

How to Get to London and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in London (LCY-London City), located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 14.1 mi (22.7 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transport during your trip. Walk to nearby metro stations like Charing Cross Underground Station, Embankment Station and Leicester Square Underground Station. To see more of the surrounding area, take a train from London Charing Cross Station, London Waterloo Station or London Waterloo East Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in London?
If you’re searching for an affordable place to stay in London, one of its 157 hostels could be a great choice. By staying at a hostel, you can spend less on accommodations and use more of your budget for fun things to do during your trip. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its theatres and museums.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in London?
Ready to book a hostel? These ones have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to look first: Safestay London Kensington Holland Park - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of High Street Kensington Station and Holland Park Underground Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Natural History Museum and Cromwell Road. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries and TVs. Hillspring Lodge - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Willesden Green Underground Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. You’ll find lockers and linens in all rooms. Abercorn House - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Hammersmith Station. You can take advantage of a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with towels, showers and desks. Central Hotel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Kensington Gardens. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with linens.
What's the seasonal weather like in London?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for London is 592 mm.
What is there to see and do in London?
Overall, London is known for its theatres, museums and architecture. Major attractions include Trafalgar Square, National Gallery and Leicester Square. Get out into nature with places such as St. James Park, Russell Square and Green Park. Cultural attractions include Queens Theatre, Lyceum Theatre and Royal Opera House.
What's the best way to get around London?
You’ll find the closest airport in London (LHR-Heathrow), 14.1 mi (22.7 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is London (LGW-Gatwick), which is 24.3 mi (39.2 km) away. Once you’re on the ground, you might want to use public transport during your trip. Take advantage of metro transport at Charing Cross Underground Station, Embankment Station and Leicester Square Underground Station. To see more of the area, take a train from London Charing Cross Station, London Waterloo Station or London Waterloo East Station.