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Featured Hostels in London

Rest Up London - Hostel
2 out of 5
172 New Kent Road, London, England
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $13
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of The Shard, Tower Bridge and London Bridge. Tate Modern and Coca-Cola London Eye are also ...

3.3/5 (1,417 reviews)

"But basic but very affordable and lovely for anyone on a budget"…"

Reviewed on Dec. 28, 2019

Rest Up London - Hostel
Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
4 out of 5
Holland Walk, Kensington, London, England
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $19
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9

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

3.8/5Good! (651 reviews)

"Stayed at 9 bed female dorm ensuite for 2 nights. Friendly staff & great location."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 21, 2020

Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
YHA London St Pancras - Hostel
4 out of 5
79-81 Euston Road, London, England
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $22
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Russell Square and Tottenham Court Road. The British Museum and Oxford Street are also ...

4.1/5Very Good! (657 reviews)

"Great location very close to a major tube station. Made it easy to get around London. Excellent coffee in the lobby. Rooms were nice and fairly clean for what I would expect in a hostel. However our ceiling was leaking the whole time. We had a bucket in our room for a while and then it was gone and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 24, 2020

YHA London St Pancras - Hostel
Generator London
2 out of 5
37 Tavistock Place, Russel Square, London, England
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CA $69
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Russell Square, The British Museum and Tottenham Court Road. Oxford Street and Aldwych ...

3.7/5Good! (2,032 reviews)

"The location is great. The hostel has a lot of great amenities such as a bar, restaurant, showers, and for staying short time is a good option."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 12, 2020

Generator London
Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel
2 out of 5
40 College Crescent, Swiss Cottage, London, England
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CA $17
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25

Located in Camden, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Hampstead Heath, ZSL London Zoo and Regent's Park. Baker Street and Roundhouse are also within 2 miles ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,247 reviews)

"great place to stay in London. hospitality and supprt were amazing."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 12, 2020

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel
Wombat's City Hostel London
2 out of 5
7 Dock Street, London, England
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CA $126
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Brick Lane, Tower Bridge and Tower of London. The Gherkin and Liverpool Street are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (64 reviews)

"I really loved that place. It’s perfect if you just wanna a place to sleep but it’s also perfect if you wanna make friends. The place is very clean and the staff are friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 12, 2020

Wombat's City Hostel London
YHA London Central - Hostel
4 out of 5
104 Bolsover Street, London, England
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CA $22
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Regent Street, Oxford Street and Oxford Circus. London Palladium Theatre and Tottenham ...

4.1/5Very Good! (525 reviews)

"Can't pick fault with it. Pleasant staff. Clean. Cheap. Nice breakfast (continental, eat as much as you want). Would definitely stop there again."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 1, 2020

YHA London Central - 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
CA $21
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2

Located in Southwark, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of St. Thomas' Hospital, The Shard and Tate Modern. Westminster Bridge and London Bridge are also ...

4/5Very Good! (371 reviews)

"It had a bar/restaurant on site which was nice but it didn't serve very good food. The wifi was poor. There were not enough lockboxes for all the beds."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 11, 2020

Safestay London Elephant & Castle - Hostel
Clink78 Hostel
2 out of 5
78 Kings Cross Road, London, England
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $69
per night
Mar 18 - Mar 19

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Russell Square, The British Museum and The Strand. Oxford Street and St. Paul's Cathedral ...

3.6/5Good! (564 reviews)

"My only major complaint is the showers are push buttons and don’t stay on for long. It also took them a long time to warm up."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 21, 2020

Clink78 Hostel
SoHostel
2 out of 5
91 Dean Street, London, England
CA $115
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Oxford Street, Tottenham Court Road and Shaftesbury Avenue. Queens Theatre and Piccadilly ...

3.9/5Good! (637 reviews)

"I like the lounge area, the eating area, and that the property had laundry"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 14, 2020

SoHostel
Dover Castle Hostel
2 out of 5
6a Great Dover Street, London, England
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Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Borough Market and The Shard. London Bridge and Tate Modern are also within 15 minutes. ...

3.5/5Good! (88 reviews)

"Good place to stay at. Great people working there."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 17, 2020

Dover Castle Hostel
Hillspring Lodge
2 out of 5
233 Willesden Lane, London, England
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $20
per night
Feb 24 - Feb 25

Located in Brondesbury Park, this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Hyde Park, Wembley Stadium and Buckingham Palace. Natural History Museum and Piccadilly Circus ...

3.9/5Very Good! (904 reviews)

"Everything was perfect, except for the fact that the self-service kitchen closes too early."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 21, 2020

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Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
4 out of 5
200 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England
CA $204
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (12,839 reviews)

"The only thing i would like to point out is. 1. If you pick up anything from the minibar for longer than 20 seconds , YOU WILL BE CHARGED THE COST! SO DO BE SURE TO CHECK BEFORE LEAVING ESPECIALLY IF YOU USE EXPRESS CHECKOUT. other than that it was quite pleasant"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 15, 2020

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
Thistle Kensington Gardens
Thistle Kensington Gardens
4 out of 5
104 Bayswater Road, London, England
CA $138
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4/5Very Good! (2,352 reviews)

"The hotel was very nice with a lovely view of the parkk .breakfast plentiful .the receptionists were very friendly and tye restaurant staff really nice ."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 15, 2020

Thistle Kensington Gardens
Sea Containers London
Sea Containers London
5 out of 5
20 Upper Ground, London, England
CA $240
per night
Mar 6 - Mar 7
4.7/5Exceptional! (2,851 reviews)

"Very happy, reception staff really friendly and helpful, service was very impeccable. Great room, lovely breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 16, 2020

Sea Containers London
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in London, one of the 145 hostels here could be a great choice for you. No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations 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 a good value, so you can save your budget for going out. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its theaters and museums.

Hostels in London

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to look first:

Rest Up London - Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of London Elephant and Castle Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers and linens.

YHA London Central - Hostel - Located steps from BT Tower. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a 24-hour front desk.

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage - Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Swiss Cottage Underground Station and Finchley Road Underground Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar.

Generator London - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Russell Square Underground Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a nightclub, and a restaurant. You'll find showers and linens in all rooms.

Barkston Rooms Earl's Court - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Earl's Court Station and Gloucester Road Underground Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and TV in a common area. Rooms come with towels, showers, and desks.

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 53° F and nighttime temperatures average 36° F
  • April-June: 70° F is the daytime average and 40° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 72° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 61° F during the day and 37° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 0.83 inches in a year

What Can I Do in London?

Depending on your interests, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Nelson's Column
  • Trafalgar Square
  • National Gallery
Natural Features
  • St. James Park
  • Russell Square
  • Green Park
Cultural Attractions
  • London Coliseum
  • Her Majesty's Theatre
  • Queens Theatre

In general, London is known for its:

  • Theater
  • 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 center. 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 transit 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.

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