YHA London Central Entrance

YHA London Central

London, W1W 5NU

Great 89%

(508 reviews)

Bed in a single gender shared dorm - Beds from £17.00
Private room - Rooms from £65.00

Overview

YHA London Central is the perfect place for backpackers to stay when wishing to explore the capital. The Youth Hostel is modern, but affordable, and ideal for those looking for culture or shopping! Ask our knowledgeable staff for a range of great deals on popular attractions, or insider advice on London’s hidden gems.

If you’re looking for accommodation where you’ll feel secure, this London backpackers’ hostel can deliver. With key card access required for both the bedrooms and the corridors, rest assured that you’ll be safe and sound!

Why guests love YHA London Central

  • Five minutes' walk from Oxford Street
  • Stylish cafe and bar at the heart of the hostel
  • Self-catering facilities available at any time of the day

Accommodation at YHA London Central

The hostel

Hostel bedrooms comprise of 1 x double room, 1x 2 bed bunk room, 30 x 4 bed en-suite bunk, 2 x 4 bed bunk, 12 x 6 bed en-suite bunk, 5 x 6 bed bunk and 5 x 8 bed bunk. We also have a beauty room available for our guests, complete with hair straighteners, hair dryers and an ironing board.

All rooms below eight beds can be made private as required and are available as family rooms.

Our bar is the central hub of the hostel and is the perfect place for guests to socialise and make plans for seeing London. There is ample space for guests to use laptops, enjoy a meal or a drink, or relax with a good book. There is a cash machine and post box for your convenience and the atmosphere is fun, friendly and relaxed.

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Food and drink at YHA London Central

YHA London Central bar

Eat with us

Our Café & Bar provides a great place to meet fellow travellers, share stories and chat about your plans and if you need any ideas for what to do in England’s capital. Offering a broad selection of delicious food, alongside a range of freshly made hot drinks and a well-stocked bar. Open daily to guests and passers-by, let us welcome you to rest your legs and indulge your senses after the day’s sightseeing.
 

Continental breakfast

Breakfast at YHA London Central

Get ready for a busy day exploring the capital with our delicious continental breakfast. Your breakfast includes croissant, cheese, fruit, your choice of yogurt, a choice of cereals, fruit juice and Fairtrade tea or coffee. In a rush? We also offer hot breakfast baps that can be eaten in or taken away.

Evening meals

Evening meals at YHA London Central

Choose from our tasty daily specials or delve into our café-bar style menu experience, think scrumptious bar snacks, light bites and loaded stone-baked pizzas. Don’t forget, kids under 10 eat free – get one kid’s meal free with every adult’s meal.

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Packed lunch

Packed lunch at YHA London Central

Energise your outdoor adventure with a nutritious packed picnic lunch. Prepared for you on request, our delicious packed lunches include a sandwich with a selection of fillings to choose from, a chocolate bar, a bottle of still mineral water, a packet of crisps and a piece of fresh fruit.

Facilities

General

  • Ambulant accessible
  • Cot available
  • Free wi-fi
  • Wheelchair accessible

Essentials

  • Laundry
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store

Entertainment

  • Board games
  • TV

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • En suite rooms available

Food & drink

  • Dining room
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen

Transportation & parking

  • Near underground
  • Near train station

Need to know

Check in: From 14:00

Check out: Before 10:00

Towels and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not provided but are available to hire or purchase from reception. Bedding is supplied.

Parking: There is no parking at the hostel

Pets: Pets are not permitted at YHA London Central. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Wi-Fi: Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.

YHA London Central - Access Statement

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YHA London Central

London, W1W 5NU

Map references

OS Map: 177

OS Grid Ref: TQ289817

Lat/Lng: 51.521335, -0.142441

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9154

Email: [email protected]

Volunteering

Volunteering with YHA is a fantastic way to have fun, learn new skills, boost your CV and travel to different places. We have a variety of different opportunities to choose from and volunteering roles to suit everyone.  

The tasks are varied and in return you will meet some great people, who both work and stay in our hostels, as well as enjoying your time off discovering the local area and attractions.

You can find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website

Meet the team

Manager recommends: This popular backpackers hostel is close to London’s vast array of museums and galleries, there really is something for everyone and the best thing is they're all absolutely free! perfect for a cheap city break.

Best of London Trip Expert Experts' Choice Rough Guides London and Partners Trip Advisor 2018

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