Hostels in London, England

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London, England, United Kingdom
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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 2,106 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.

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 4,686 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.

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 3,290 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.

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.

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 1,234 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.

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 2,132 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 1,888 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.

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 3,341 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.

Tips for booking hostels in London

Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:March
Average price in London:₹ 948,532/night
Cheapest price found:₹ 936/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Friday
₹ 2,538 - ₹ 104,695
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₹ 3,080 - ₹ 5,575
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated London hostels

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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 

This hostel is conveniently set in Central London and provides a swimming pool. It also offers complimentary Wi-Fi.

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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 

LSE Carr-Saunders Hall is located in London and offers recently renovated rooms and free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.

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Astor Museum Inn Hostel
8.0 Excellent
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
7.2 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
7.1 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.

Cheapest hostels in London, England

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.

₹ 1,248
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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.

₹ 1,248
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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.

₹ 1,404
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Smart Hyde Park Inn
6.8 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.

₹ 1,560
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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.

₹ 1,560
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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.

₹ 1,560
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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.

₹ 1,560
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Smart Russell Square Hostel
6.9 Good
71-72 Guilford Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.6 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Situated in Central London, Smart Russell Square Hostel is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including the British Museum. It also provides a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and a currency exchange.

₹ 1,638
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Facts about staying in London

  • What is the cost of a hostel in London?

    Hostels in London will cost ₹ 12,165 per night on average. However some users found hostels for as low as ₹ 952 per night. A good deal on a London hostel would be ₹ 2,723 per night or less. Keep in mind that booking in May may be more expensive, whereas booking in November is the cheapest month of the year.

  • What’s the best hostel in London?

    While there may be other highly-rated hostels in London, YHA London Earl's Court is currently the best, based on 1,481 HotelsCombined reviews and an average rating of 8.7/10.

  • What hostel is closest to London Heathrow Airport?

    Abercorn house is 16.4 km away from London Heathrow Airport, making it the closest London hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

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

    The most popular neighbourhood to stay in London is City of Westminster, according to our data. 2% of users who searched for hostels in London looked for properties in City of Westminster. If you’re interested in staying in City of Westminster, consider the Publove @ The White Ferry, Victoria - the neighbourhood’s most popular hostel.

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

    Strand Continental happens to be the most popular London hostel near Piccadilly Circus among our users. The Strand Continental has a current rating of 5.9 from 1,234 HotelsCombined travellers. Piccadilly Circus is also conveniently located just 1.1 km from this hostel.

  • Should I stay in a London hostel?

    Aside from the fact that London hostels tend to be more affordable than other stay types, they also have a more lively social scene. This social environment is perfect for individuals, couples, and even families who are looking to meet fellow travellers in London.

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

    Yes, there are 17 hostels in London with “kitchenette” listed as an amenity, the most popular being Smart Hyde Park Inn (based on user data).