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Rest Up London - Hostel
Rest Up London - Hostel
6.6 Good
172 New Kent Road, London, United Kingdom
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2.5 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 40 reviews
6.6

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.

Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
7.7 Good
Holland Walk, London, United Kingdom
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5.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 2,132 reviews
7.7

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.

Hillspring Lodge
Hillspring Lodge
8.0 Excellent
233 Willesden Lane, London, United Kingdom
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8.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 11 reviews
8.0

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.

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel
Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel
8.1 Excellent
40 College Crescent, London, United Kingdom
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6.2 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 23 reviews
8.1

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.

Barkston Rooms Earl's Court
Barkston Rooms Earl's Court
5.8 Okay
1 Barkston Gardens, London, United Kingdom
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4.6 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
OkayBased on 17 reviews
5.8

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
Yha London St Pancras
8.6 Excellent
79-81 Euston Road, London, United Kingdom
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3.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2,606 reviews
8.6

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.

Clink78 Hostel
Clink78 Hostel
7.2 Good
78 Kings Cross Road, London, United Kingdom
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3.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 21 reviews
7.2

Located in Central London, this modern hostel provides an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

Clink 261 Hostel
Clink 261 Hostel
7.5 Good
261-265 Grays Inn Road, London, United Kingdom
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3.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 1,806 reviews
7.5

Clink261 Hostel London provides 3-star accommodation in Central London. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet in all areas.

London Backpackers Youth Hostel
London Backpackers Youth Hostel
7.7 Good
8-10 Queens Parade, London, United Kingdom
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11.6 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 926 reviews
7.7

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.

Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel
Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel
8.0 Excellent
144-152 Walworth Road, London, United Kingdom
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2.1 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 3,529 reviews
8.0

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

Tips for booking a hostel in London

Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:May
Average price in London:₹ 2,937/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₹ 75/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
₹ 2,229 - ₹ 3,637
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
₹ 1,991 - ₹ 3,601
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated London hostels

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YHA London Earl's Court
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, this hostel is within easy walking distance of Earls Court Exhibition Centre and Gloucester Road. It is also a short car trip from Stamford Bridge and Chelsea F.C..

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Lse Carr-Saunders Hall
Lse Carr-Saunders Hall
8.4 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
Astor Museum Inn Hostel
8.1 Excellent
27 Montague Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Astor Museum Hostel is set in Central London and is a 10-minute walk from Central Saint Giles. 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
The Walrus Bar and Hostel
8.1 Excellent
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
London Waterloo Hostel
6.3 Good
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 1-star accommodation and a tour desk, a library and free Wi-Fi. The various amenities this traditional hostel features include a 24-hour reception, a ticket service and luggage storage.

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Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
7.7 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
St Christopher's Inn Village - London Bridge
7.8 Good
161-165 Borough High Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.4 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 - Hostel
Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel
8.0 Excellent
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 laundry facilities, a library and a 24-hour reception.

Cheapest hostels in London

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London Backpackers Youth Hostel
London Backpackers Youth Hostel
7.7 Good
8-10 Queens Parade, 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.

₹ 821
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Smart Russell Square Hostel
Smart Russell Square Hostel
7.0 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.

₹ 1,120
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Kensal Green Backpackers 1
Kensal Green Backpackers 1
5.4 Okay
639 Harrow Road, Wembley, United Kingdom
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6.0 km from city centre, Wembley, ENG, United Kingdom 

Situated only a short walk from Kensal Green Station, Kensal Green Backpackers offers guests an ideal base while in London. It is located a brief stroll from Kensal Green Cemetery.

₹ 1,120
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Home London
Home London
6.3 Good
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.

₹ 1,194
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Publove @ The Steam Engine,Waterloo
Publove @ The Steam Engine,Waterloo
8.0 Excellent
41-42, Cosser St, London, United Kingdom
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0.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

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.

₹ 1,194
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The Dictionary Hostel, Shoreditch, London
The Dictionary Hostel, Shoreditch, London
7.1 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.

₹ 1,194
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St Christopher's Inn Village - London Bridge
St Christopher's Inn Village - London Bridge
7.8 Good
161-165 Borough High Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.4 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.

₹ 1,269
Avg. per night
London Waterloo Hostel
London Waterloo Hostel
6.3 Good
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 1-star accommodation and a tour desk, a library and free Wi-Fi. The various amenities this traditional hostel features include a 24-hour reception, a ticket service and luggage storage.

₹ 1,269
Avg. per night

Where to stay in London

London hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in London?

    Hostels in London will cost ₹ 2,938 per night on average. However some users found hostels for as low as ₹ 123 per night. A good deal on a London hostel would be ₹ 1,548 per night or less. Keep in mind that booking in October may be more expensive, whereas booking in October 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 1,454 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 Gallery Hyde Park Hostel - the neighbourhood’s most popular hostel.

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

    Yha London Central happens to be the most popular London hostel near Piccadilly Circus among our users. The Yha London Central has a current rating of 8.4 from 3,335 HotelsCombined travellers. Piccadilly Circus is also conveniently located just 1.3 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.