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Featured Hostels in London City Centre

The Horse & Stables
2 out of 5
122 - 124 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England
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Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of St. Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge and London Eye. London Dungeon and Big Ben ...

The Horse & Stables
MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park - Hostel
2 out of 5
Baden-Powell House, 65-67 Queens Gate, London, England
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The price is AU$105 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and Kensington High Street. Imperial ...

3.7/5Good! (192 reviews)

"We loved the family room. With two single beds and two bunk beds (one each for our two children) - we had plenty of room. Breakfast was great and the two kids were free. Great location for all of the museums- you can literally see the Natural History museum from the hotel. Only drawbacks were that ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park - Hostel
Generator London
2 out of 5
37 Tavistock Place, Russel Square, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$81 per night

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

3.6/5Good! (997 reviews)
Nice place

"Nice and clean hostel in the heart of London."…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr. 2020

Generator London
Saint James Backpackers
2 out of 5
21 Longridge Road, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$68 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Buckingham Palace, and within 6 mi (10 km) of University of London and Big Ben. London Dungeon ...

3.8/5Good! (108 reviews)

"Delicious pancakes for breakfast!!!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Saint James Backpackers
London Waterloo Hostel
2 out of 5
73 Lambeth Walk, Lambeth, London, England
The price is AU$105 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Imperial War Museum and Big Ben. Westminster Cathedral is 1.3 mi (2 km) away. Lambeth North ...

2.9/5 (497 reviews)

"A good hostel. Clean and well positioned. Staff helpful. 24 hr reception"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2019

London Waterloo Hostel
Clink78 Hostel
2 out of 5
78 Kings Cross Road, London, England
The price is AU$81 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Russell Square, The British Museum and The Strand. Financial District and University College ...

3.6/5Good! (603 reviews)

"Good location and nice communal facilities"…"

Reviewed on 9 Feb. 2020

Clink78 Hostel
Hotel Strand Continental - Hostel
2 out of 5
143 The Strand, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$106 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Trafalgar Square, London Eye and London Dungeon. Big Ben and Buckingham Palace are also ...

2.9/5 (517 reviews)

"The hotel is dated but clean and value for money."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Hotel Strand Continental - Hostel
Clink 261 Hostel
2 out of 5
261-265 Grays Inn Road, London, England
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Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Russell Square, The British Museum and Oxford Street. University College London and Financial ...

3.7/5Good! (355 reviews)

"Overall amazing stay loved the guests and the staff only issue was breakfast isn’t free so that’s the only thing"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan. 2020

Clink 261 Hostel
St Christopher's Village, London Bridge - Hostel
2 out of 5
161-165 Borough High St, London, England
The price is AU$141 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Borough Market, The Shard and London Bridge. Tate Modern and Globe Theatre are also ...

3.5/5Good! (192 reviews)

"Great bed good stay location and staff great!!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec. 2019

St Christopher's Village, London Bridge - Hostel
Rest Up London - Hostel
2 out of 5
172 New Kent Road, London, England
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Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of The Shard, Borough Market and Tower Bridge. Tate Modern and St. Thomas' Hospital are also ...

3.3/5 (973 reviews)

"Only disappointment was rudeness of other visitors, shouting, turning lights on at 2am, that sort of thing. Staff were great, informed, courteous, professional."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

Rest Up London - Hostel
Central Hotel
1 out of 5
26 Princes Square, London, England
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Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Queensway and Kensington Gardens. Kensington Palace and Portobello Road Market are also ...

2.5/5 (36 reviews)

"No cover sheet for blanket. I was so uncomfortable sleep in the bed without flat sheet. Need to bring your own towels shampoo and toothbrush. Everything is old and broke."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2019

Central Hotel
Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel
2 out of 5
48-50 Inverness Terrace, London, England
The price is AU$91 per night

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Queensway and Kensington Gardens. Kensington Palace and Hyde Park are also within 15 ...

3.2/5 (200 reviews)

"Affordable and close to metro and shopping . Walking distance to Hyde park"…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan. 2020

Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel
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Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
4 out of 5
200 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England
The price is AU$252 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (5,068 reviews)

"Excellent service, in particular the hotel's Concierge. Great location."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
Brit Hotels London Court
Brit Hotels London Court
3 out of 5
194-196 Earls Court Road, London, England
The price is AU$93 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (771 reviews)

"great service, great communication, clean rooms, great area with quick commutes into Central London!"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jul. 2020

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Leman Locke
Leman Locke
4 out of 5
15 Leman St, London, England
The price is AU$143 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (817 reviews)
I loved this place!

"Second location I stayed while in London and I wish I would have stayed here the whole time. They had absolutely everything I needed. High quality products. Extreme cleanliness. Easy process. I was sad to leave and wanted to stay longer! Cheers. I’ll be back here when I’m in London."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2020

Leman Locke
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in London City Centre?
By going with a hostel, you can spend less on lodging and save more of your money for going out during your trip. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its theatres, and the river views create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in quite a few different forms, but all of them have three main things in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social setting and shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms).
What are the best hostels in London City Centre?
Based on reviews from our customers, these hostels in London City Centre have the highest ratings: YHA London St Pancras - Hostel - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of King’s Cross St. Pancras Underground Station and London St. Pancras Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as tour/ticket assistance. YHA London Central - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Regent Street. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Natural History Museum. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries and TVs. Hotel Strand Continental - Hostel - Located steps from Lyceum Theatre. Property features include free continental breakfast, free WiFi and a restaurant. You’ll find showers and linens in all rooms. Wombat’s City Hostel London - Located within a 5-minute walk of Financial District. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers, lockers and desks.
What is there to see and do in London City Centre?
In general, London City Centre is known for its theatres, museums and architecture. Major attractions include Piccadilly Circus, Piccadilly Theatre and Leicester Square. Get out into nature with places such as St. James Park, Green Park and Russell Square. Cultural attractions include National Gallery, Buckingham Palace and Churchill War Rooms.
What's the best way to get around London City Centre?
You can fly into the nearest airport in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 13.8 mi (22.2 km) from the city centre. Another option is London (LGW-Gatwick), situated 24.3 mi (39.1 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transport to get around. Take advantage of metro transport at Piccadilly Circus Underground Station, Green Park Underground Station and Leicester Square Underground Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at London Charing Cross Station, London Victoria Rail Station or London Waterloo Station.