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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 
GoodBased on 907 reviews
6.3

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.

Dover Castle Hostel
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 
GoodBased on 2,220 reviews
7.3

Located in Central London, Dover Castle Hostel is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including Borough Market and River Thames. It offers free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and laundry facilities.

Abercorn house
Abercorn house
7.4 Good
28-30 Bute Gardens, London, United Kingdom
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6.7 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 4,344 reviews
7.4

Situated a short stroll from Kensington Olympia Railway Station, Abercorn House London offers guests a convenient base when visiting London. It is conveniently located for those wanting to visit local attractions.

Kensal Green Backpackers 1
Kensal Green Backpackers 1
5.5 Okay
639 Harrow Road, Wembley, United Kingdom
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6.0 km from city centre, Wembley, ENG, United Kingdom 
OkayBased on 780 reviews
5.5

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.

Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
Safestay London Kensington Holland Park
7.8 Good
Holland Walk, London, United Kingdom
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5.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 2,422 reviews
7.8

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.

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.

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 
ExcellentBased on 1,306 reviews
8.4

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.

Dolphin Inn
Dolphin Inn
7.6 Good
44 Norfolk Square, London, United Kingdom
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3.8 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 591 reviews
7.6

Located in Westminster, this hotel is a 10-minute walk to Edgware Road and the Great Western Railway War Memorial. It offers guests an ideal base with Lancaster Gate Tube Station under a 10-minute walk away.

LSE Passfield Hall
LSE Passfield Hall
8.2 Excellent
1-7 Endsleigh Place, London, United Kingdom
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2.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,291 reviews
8.2

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.

Via Limehouse Hostel
Via Limehouse Hostel
4.8 Okay
628-634 Commercial Road, London, United Kingdom
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6.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
OkayBased on 4 reviews
4.8

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Limehouse Station, Via Limehouse Hostel provides guests with an ideal base when in London. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet access in all areas.

Tips for booking a hostel in London

Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:May
Average price in London:₱1,982/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₱50/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
₱1,504 - ₱2,454
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₱1,344 - ₱2,430
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
8.2 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.

5
The Walrus Bar and Hostel
The Walrus Bar and Hostel
8.2 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
7.8 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. It also offers a tour desk, a 24-hour reception and laundry facilities.

₱604
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Hostel One Camden
Hostel One Camden
2.0 Mediocre
2 Southampton Road, London, United Kingdom
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6.0 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 

Situated under a 10-minute walk from Chalk Farm Tube Station, Hostel One Camden offers guests an ideal base while visiting London. It is also a brief car ride from Oxford Street and Regent's Park.

₱621
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Kensal Green Backpackers 1
Kensal Green Backpackers 1
5.5 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.

₱655
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Publove @ The Steam Engine,Waterloo
Publove @ The Steam Engine,Waterloo
8.1 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.

₱756
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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.

₱806
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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.

₱806
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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.

₱806
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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.

₱856
Avg. per night

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London hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in London?

    ₱1,983 per night is how much hostels in London cost, on average. ₱83 per night was the lowest price recently found by HotelsCombined users - but anything for ₱1,045 per night or less is a good deal. London hostel prices fluctuate throughout the year, with October being the most expensive month to book, and in October being the cheapest.

  • What’s the best hostel in London?

    Based on our data, YHA London Earl's Court is the best London hostel, with a rating of 8.7/10 from 1,517 reviews.

  • 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.

  • 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 travelers 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.