Hostels in London, England

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Generator London
6.9 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 5,462 reviews
6.9

Located in Central London, Generator London offers 3-star accommodation and free Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a coffee bar. It is situated a short walk from the British Library and Russell Square.

Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
6.3 Good
Holland Walk, London, United Kingdom
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5.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 2,578 reviews
6.3

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.

Atlas Studios
16 Talbot Square, London, United Kingdom
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3.8 km from city centre, London, ENG, 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.

Publove @ The Steam Engine,Waterloo
7.6 Good
41-42, Cosser St, London, United Kingdom
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0.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 2,202 reviews
7.6

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 Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception.

Smart Hyde Park View Hostel
7.2 Good
16 Leinster Terrace, London, United Kingdom
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4.2 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 2,188 reviews
7.2

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.

PubLove @ The Green man, Paddington
6.9 Good
308 Edgware Road, London, United Kingdom
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3.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 1,599 reviews
6.9

PubLove @ The Green man Paddington is situated in London and is a short walk from Marylebone Station. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi.

Publove @ The White Ferry, Victoria
7.6 Good
1A Sutherland Street, London, United Kingdom
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1.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 3,074 reviews
7.6

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.

Yha London Central
8.3 Excellent
104 Bolsover Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.7 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2,623 reviews
8.3

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.

Strand Continental
5.7 Okay
143 The Strand, London, United Kingdom
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1.4 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
OkayBased on 1,287 reviews
5.7

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.

St Christopher's Greenwich
6.4 Good
189 Greenwich High Road, London, United Kingdom
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8.2 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 1,037 reviews
6.4

Situated in the popular hub of Greenwich, St Christopher's Greenwich is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the local area. It is located a short walk from the National Maritime Museum, the Cutty Sark and River Thames.

Tips for booking hostels in London

Cheapest month:April
Most expensive month:June
Average price in London:$55/night
Cheapest price found:$23/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Friday
$23 - $118
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$20 - $87
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Top Rated London hostels

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YHA London Earl's Court
8.4 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
8.0 Excellent
18-24 Fitzroy Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.7 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Situated in Central London, LSE Carr-Saunders Hall is a short walk to several local attractions, including Tottenham Court Road. It provides free Wi-Fi, a games room and luggage storage.

3
Astor Museum Hostel
7.5 Good
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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St Christopher's Inn Village - London Bridge
7.4 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.

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Safestay London Elephant & Castle
7.1 Good
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 provides stylish accommodation in London and is within a five-minute walk of Elephant & Castle Railway Station. The multiple amenities this peaceful hostel offers include a 24-hour reception, meeting rooms and bicycle rental.

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The Phoenix Hostel
6.3 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.

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Wombat's City Hostel London
8.3 Excellent
7 Dock Street, London, United Kingdom
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4.1 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Wombat's CITY Hostel - London is situated in London and is within a 10-minute walk of Aldgate Bus Station. Those staying at the property can also make use of complimentary Wi-Fi.

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LSE Passfield Hall
7.9 Good
1-7 Endsleigh Place, London, United Kingdom
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2.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

LSE Passfield Hall is located in London and is within a short walk of nearby sightseeing spots, such as Russell Square, Tottenham Court Road and the British Library. It is close to the area's tourist hot spots and is minutes on foot from London Euston Railway Station.

Cheapest hostels in London, England

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.

$16
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Queen Elizabeth Hostel
5.8 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.

$17
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Dover Castle Hostel
7.3 Good
6A Great Dover Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.2 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Located in Central London, Dover Castle Hostel is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including Borough Market and River Thames. Guests can also take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout their stay.

$18
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Kensal Green Backpackers
4.9 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.

$19
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London Waterloo Hostel
5.5 Okay
73 Lambeth Walk, London, United Kingdom
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0.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Within 20 minutes' stroll from Waterloo Tube Station, London Waterloo Hostel offers guests an ideal base when in London. The various amenities this modern hostel features include a 24-hour reception, a ticket service and luggage storage.

$19
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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 

London Backpackers Youth Hostel provides a comfortable setting while in London. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a tour desk and a games room.

$19
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Smart Hyde Park Inn
6.7 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.

$20
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Smart Russell Square Hostel
6.8 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.

$20
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Facts about staying in London

  • What is the cost of a hostel in London?

    $55 per night is how much hostels in London cost, on average. $23 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for $43 per night or less is a good deal. London hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with June being the most expensive month to book, and in April being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in London?

    Barkston Rooms Earl's Court is the best London hostel according to HotelsCombined users. Barkston Rooms Earl's Court has a rating of 10.0/10 from 1 review.

  • What hostel is closest to London Heathrow Airport?

    The closest London hostel to London Heathrow Airport is Abercorn house, which is 16.4 km away.

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

    While there are other neighbourhoods throughout London, 2% of HotelsCombined users searched for hostels in City of Westminster in the past 12 months, making it a popular choice. Smart Hyde Park Inn is our most popular hostel in this area.

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

    Publove @ The White Ferry, Victoria is the most popular hostel in London that’s close to Harrods (the city’s most popular landmark). There are 1.6 km from Publove @ The White Ferry, Victoria to Harrods. While there may be other hostels near Harrods, Publove @ The White Ferry, Victoria is highly rated (7.6/10) by 3,074 users.

  • Should I stay in a London hostel?

    Staying at a hostel is beneficial if you’re looking to travel to London on a budget. Spending less on accommodations means you can spend more on activities, food, and souvenirs. You may find that some hostels in London offer amenities similar to those that hotels provide, such as continental breakfasts, 24/7 check-in, an on-site bar, and free Wi-Fi - so there’s often no need to forego any travel comforts.

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

    Yes, there are hostels in London with “kitchenette” as a listed amenity. According to our data, 16 hostels have the “kitchenette” amenity in the London area. Kensal Green Backpackers is a popular hostel among HotelsCombined users who are looking for this particular feature.

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