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Hostels in London, England

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Popular hostels in London

Discover well-known properties in London that are favoured by visitors more than others. There are 31,727 hotels in London and price data was last updated on 25 May 2024. The average price for a hotel in London is $62/night.
The following hostels are among the most sought after in the London area. Change the dates at the top of the page to see more options in London.
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16 Talbot Square, London, 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.
Free Wi-Fi
6.2
Good
239 reviews
Location
3.8 km from city centre
Watts Way, London, United Kingdom
Located in London, Princes Gardens provides modern 3-star accommodation, as well as a sauna and a swimming pool. It is situated a brief walk from Royal Albert Hall, the Victoria and Albert Museum and Harrods.
Free Wi-Fi
7.5
Good
2025 reviews
Location
3.3 km from city centre
16 Leinster Terrace, London, United Kingdom
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.
Free Wi-Fi
7.3
Good
3638 reviews
Location
4.2 km from city centre
41-42, Cosser St, London, 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 Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
7.5
Good
3642 reviews
Location
0.9 km from city centre
79-81 Euston Road, London, United Kingdom
This modern hostel in London offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as meeting rooms and a 24-hour reception. It is close to the British Library, shops and nightlife options.
Free Wi-Fi
8.0
Excellent
5419 reviews
Location
3.3 km from city centre
40 College Crescent, London, United Kingdom
Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage offers relaxed accommodation in London and is within walking distance of Belsize Park Tube Station. It also won the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2013.
Free Wi-Fi
8.2
Excellent
3217 reviews
Location
6.2 km from city centre
71-72 Guilford Street, London, 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.
Free Wi-Fi
6.9
Good
8769 reviews
Location
2.6 km from city centre
7 Dock Street, London, 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.
Free Wi-Fi
8.4
Excellent
6979 reviews
Location
4.1 km from city centre
161-165 Borough High Street, London, 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.
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
7.3
Good
5329 reviews
Location
2.3 km from city centre
73 Lambeth Walk, London, United Kingdom
Within 20 minutes' stroll from Waterloo Tube Station, Onefam Waterloo 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.
Free Wi-Fi
8.7
Excellent
300 reviews
Location
0.9 km from city centre

Tips for booking hostels in London

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in London. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 25 May 2024.
Cheapest month:September
Most expensive month:October
Average price in London:$62/night
Cheapest price found:$15/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$26 - $150
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$19 - $85
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top-rated London hostels

Browse through properties in London that have received the highest ratings from guests. There are currently 31,727 properties in London and data was last updated on 25 May 2024.
Some of the very best London hostels as rated by our users. Make sure to read hostel descriptions and reviews to find the right property right for you.
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London House - Mecklenburgh Square, London, United Kingdom
2.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$96
Avg. per night
58 Bagleys Lane, London, United Kingdom
5.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$19
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38 Bolton Gardens, London, United Kingdom
4.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$44
Avg. per night
18-24 Fitzroy Street, London, United Kingdom
2.7 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$107
Avg. per night
27 Montague Street, London, United Kingdom
2.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$38
Avg. per night
Holland Walk, London, United Kingdom
5.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$26
Avg. per night
Watts Way, London, United Kingdom
3.3 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$171
Avg. per night
144-152 Walworth Road, London, United Kingdom
2.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$35
Avg. per night

Cheapest hostels in London, England

Discover affordable stays in London that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in London can be found for as low as $17 per night. There is currently one property in London that can be booked for this price. The Birds Nest Hostel is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in London. Price data was last updated on 25 May 2024
Currently, these are the lowest-priced hostels in London we've come across for the dates selected. Prices can differ depending on the dates selected, so use the search form to browse more options if you have flexibility.
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32 Deptford Church Street, London, United Kingdom
7.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$17
Avg. per night
8-10 Queens Parade, Queens Rd, London, United Kingdom
11.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$20
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189 Greenwich High Road, London, United Kingdom
8.1 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$22
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6A Great Dover Street, London, United Kingdom
2.2 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$24
Avg. per night
86 Tanner's Hill, London, United Kingdom
7.4 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$25
Avg. per night
95 Effra Road, London, United Kingdom
5.0 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$25
Avg. per night
172 Westminster Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom
0.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$27
Avg. per night
13-15 Shepherds Bush Green, London, United Kingdom
6.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$27
Avg. per night

Hostel prices in London

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in London to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in London at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 25 May 2024.
We've come across the following hostels in London with different price and hostel class options. We've also highlighted the most popular hostels and best value within each hostel class.
2 stars
2 stars and under
16 Talbot Square, London, United Kingdom
16 Leinster Terrace, London, United Kingdom
4 stars
4 stars +
Watts Way, London, United Kingdom
79-81 Euston Road, London, United Kingdom

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Other accommodations in London

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Chelsea Harbour, London, United Kingdom
4.7 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
$232
Avg. per night
30 Greville Street, London, United Kingdom
2.6 km from city centre
Airport shuttle
$245
Avg. per night
London, United Kingdom
1.4 km from city centre
Air conditioning
$422
Avg. per night
London, United Kingdom
6.9 km from city centre
$161
Avg. per night
London, United Kingdom
3.9 km from city centre
$157
Avg. per night

Where to stay in London

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within London to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 25 May 2024.
Scroll to and zoom in on the areas in London you plan on visiting to find nearby properties. More information on a given hostel can be accessed by clicking the hostel's name within the map.

Facts about staying in London

Find useful tips and insights about staying in London to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 25 May 2024.
  • What is the cost of a hostel in London?

    $63 per night is how much hostels in London cost, on average. $15 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for $40 per night or less is a good deal. London hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with November being the most expensive month to book, and in February being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in London?

    Onefam Waterloo is the best London hostel according to HotelsCombined users. Onefam Waterloo has a rating of 8.7/10 from 300 reviews.

  • 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?

    Astor Hyde Park Hostel is the most popular hostel in London that’s close to Harrods (the city’s most popular landmark). There are 1.1 km from Astor Hyde Park Hostel to Harrods. While there may be other hostels near Harrods, Astor Hyde Park Hostel is highly rated (7.7/10) by 3,258 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 “Air-conditioned” listed as an amenity?

    Yes, there are hostels in London with “Air-conditioned” as a listed amenity. According to our data, 21 hostels have the “Air-conditioned” amenity in the London area. Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage is a popular hostel among HotelsCombined users who are looking for this particular feature.

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