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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 
GoodBased on 2,128 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.

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 2,604 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.

Generator London
Generator London
7.4 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 5,022 reviews
7.4

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 
ExcellentBased on 1,064 reviews
8.1

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.

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 3,526 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.

St Christopher's Inn Shepherd's Bush
St Christopher's Inn Shepherd's Bush
7.6 Good
13-15 Shepherds Bush Green, London, United Kingdom
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6.5 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 526 reviews
7.6

St Christopher's Inn Shepherds Bush provides a comfortable setting while in London. It is situated a short stroll from Shepherd's Bush Village Hall, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire and the Bush Theatre.

Tips for booking a hostel in London

Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:May
Average price in London:S$ 52/night
Absolute cheapest price found:S$ 1/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
S$ 40 - S$ 66
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
S$ 36 - S$ 65
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated London hostels

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The Horse & Stables
The Horse & Stables
9.2 Excellent
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
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.

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.

S$ 15
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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.

S$ 20
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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.

S$ 20
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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.

S$ 22
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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.

S$ 22
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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.

S$ 22
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St Christopher's Inn Shepherd's Bush
St Christopher's Inn Shepherd's Bush
7.6 Good
13-15 Shepherds Bush Green, London, United Kingdom
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6.5 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

St Christopher's Inn Shepherds Bush provides a comfortable setting while in London. It is situated a short stroll from Shepherd's Bush Village Hall, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire and the Bush Theatre.

S$ 23
Avg. per night
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.

S$ 23
Avg. per night

Where to stay in London

London hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in London?

    London hostels are S$ 53/night, on average. However, you may find that prices fluctuate depending on the time of year. In October is often the cheapest month to book, and in October is the most expensive month to book a hostel in London. Our users recently found hostels for S$ 2/night - which is currently the lowest price. Keep in mind that we would consider anything in London for S$ 28/night or less a good deal.

  • What’s the best hostel in London?

    Based on rated reviews, the best hostel in London is Astor Victoria Hostel - Adults Only. 6 users from HotelsCombined gave the Astor Victoria Hostel - Adults Only a 8.7/10 rating.

  • What hostel is closest to London Heathrow Airport?

    It is 16.4 km to get from London Heathrow Airport to Abercorn house (the nearest London hostel to the airport).

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

    City of Westminster is the most popular area of London to stay in. In the past year, 2% of HotelsCombined users looking for London hostels searched within City of Westminster. Publove @ The Green Man - Hostel is a popular hostel in City of Westminster if you choose to stay in the area.

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

    If you’re looking for a hostel near Kensington Palace while in London, then opt for the popular Gallery Hyde Park Hostel with a 4.4/10 review score from 3 users. The distance from Kensington Palace to Gallery Hyde Park Hostel is 0.7 km.

  • Should I stay in a London hostel?

    Hostels in London tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. London hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.