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Featured Hostels in London

Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
4 out of 5
Holland Walk, Kensington, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM40
per night
17 Nov-18 Nov

Located in Kensington, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Kensington High Street, Kensington Gardens and Kensington Palace. Royal Albert Hall and Hyde ...

3.9/5Very Good! (557 reviews)

"Nice location in Holland Park, friendly international staff."…"

Reviewed on 3 Oct,2019

Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
Generator London
2 out of 5
37 Tavistock Place, Russel Square, London, England
RM304
per night
11 Nov-12 Nov

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Russell Square and British Library. The British Museum and BT Tower are also within ...

3.7/5Good! (2,003 reviews)

"Each time I come to one of the Generator hostels I feel very welcomed. The location is alright and the hostel's bar is always great to meet up new people which is great fore a solo traveler. The showers are really fine too. The staff is great as always :) This time I found out I had to bring an adapter ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep,2019

Generator London
Rest Up London - Hostel
2 out of 5
172 New Kent Road, London, England
RM38
per night
17 Nov-18 Nov

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Imperial War Museum, The Shard and Borough Market. London City Hall and Tower Bridge are ...

3.3/5 (1,363 reviews)

"Everything was good! Recommend this place! It was my first time at a hostel and it totally was worth it!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct,2019

Rest Up London - Hostel
Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel
2 out of 5
144-152 Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM43
per night
10 Nov-11 Nov

Located in Southwark, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Imperial War Museum, Borough Market and The Oval. The Shard and Tate Modern are also within 2 miles ...

4/5Very Good! (323 reviews)

"Nice property. Staff need to be more cheerful. The overall property was nice. I loved it."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct,2019

Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel
Wombat's City Hostel London
2 out of 5
7 Dock Street, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM444
per night
17 Nov-18 Nov

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Tower Bridge and Tower of London. The Gherkin and HMS Belfast are also within 1 mile ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (23 reviews)

"I loved the vibe of the hostel. It was really clean and friendly. It has a bar in it so if you want a cheaper night and you don't want to go far head down there."…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct,2019

Wombat's City Hostel London
Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel
2 out of 5
40 College Crescent, Swiss Cottage, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM54
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov

Located in Camden, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Lord's Cricket Ground, ZSL London Zoo and Regent's Park. Baker Street and Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,156 reviews)

"Best hostel. Great location surrounded by lot of pubs, fast food restaurants, restaurant and grocery stores. Less than 3 minutes to the tube and great atmosphere. Personal was pretty nice. Don’t forget to bring a padlock with you. Beds have curtains which is good for privacy. I’m definitely coming ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep,2019

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel
Home London
2 out of 5
54-58 Caledonian Rd, London, England
RM203
per night
7 Nov-8 Nov

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of British Library, Russell Square and The British Museum. BT Tower and Oxford Street are ...

2.7/5 (583 reviews)

"Extremely cheap, great location to catch a coach to Stansted from, breakfast included!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct,2019

Home London
LSE High Holborn
2 out of 5
178 High Holborn, London, England
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Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Oxford Street and The British Museum. Royal Opera House and Aldwych Theatre are also ...

4/5Very Good! (152 reviews)

"Breakfast is excellent. Unfortunately, there was supposed to be a water fountain or something but the machine did not work."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep,2019

LSE High Holborn
Clink78 Hostel
2 out of 5
78 Kings Cross Road, London, England
RM197
per night
17 Nov-18 Nov

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of British Library, Russell Square and The British Museum. Old Bailey and The Strand are ...

3.7/5Good! (498 reviews)

"near to kings cross, easy to go to. have elevator to storage area"…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep,2019

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YHA London St Pancras - Hostel
4 out of 5
79-81 Euston Road, London, England
RM68
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of British Library and Russell Square. BT Tower and The British Museum are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (595 reviews)

"This place was lovely! The beds are comfy. The staff was extremely helpful and kind. Great amenities too! Ideal location in the heart of London right next to King's Cross & St. Pancrass."…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct,2019

YHA London St Pancras - Hostel
LSE Bankside House
2 out of 5
24 Sumner Street, London, England
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Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Tate Modern, Globe Theatre and Borough Market. The Shard and St. Paul's Cathedral are ...

4.2/5Excellent! (399 reviews)

"The location is fantastic. This accommodation is located in quiet area and just few step away from River Thames. Even though the facility is not renovated, the room is very clean. I will definitely stay again when visiting London again."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct,2019

LSE Bankside House
YHA London Central - Hostel
4 out of 5
104 Bolsover Street, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM72
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of BT Tower, Oxford Street and London Palladium Theatre. Royal Academy of Music and Madame ...

4.1/5Very Good! (474 reviews)

"It was close to the Great Portland Street Tube Station and the rooms were very good. The hot water boiler was broken during my stay so I did not have any hot water in my room. The elevator also occasionally broke during my stay. However this was not a big problem as I could use the stairs."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep,2019

YHA London Central - Hostel
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Other property types in London

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
4 out of 5
200 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England
RM719
per night
10 Nov-11 Nov
4.4/5Wonderful! (12,332 reviews)

"We stayed their for 2 nights and can not fault anything in this hotel or with the staff. We were welcomed and nothing was too much trouble. Room service food was amazing!! Room and hotel was spotless!! nothing was too much trouble for any members of staff. I would highly recommend a stay here. We ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct,2019

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport
Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport
4 out of 5
The Grove, Bath Road, West Drayton, England
RM248
per night
22 Nov-23 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (8,126 reviews)

"Room is small but functional. Bath tub is too high than normal tubs."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct,2019

Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport
The Tower Hotel
The Tower Hotel
4 out of 5
St Katharine's Way, London, England
RM535
per night
27 Oct-28 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (4,179 reviews)

"The bathtub was very dangerous for us to get in n out of to take a shower."…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct,2019

The Tower 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.