YHA London Central Entrance

YHA London Central

London, W1W 5NU
Bed in a single gender shared dorm
Private room

Overview

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COVID-19 Industry Standard

In Partnership with The National Tourist Organisation of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

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

Dorms are not currently available. 

YHA London Central comprises many private and dorm rooms, including 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

YHA London Central is serving a range of tasty food options, including continental breakfast, and a pizza menu, for you to enjoy during your visit. Indoor seating for dining is now open at this hostel in line with Government social distancing rules. All tables and chairs are fully cleaned after use.

Blueberry muffin

Continental breakfast at YHA London Central

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we want to make sure you get off to a great start, so we are now serving a tasty continential breakfast menu. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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Pizza

Pizza menu at YHA London Central

Tuck into a vast range of delicious stone-baked pizzas when you pay a visit to the hostel. From margherita to ham & pineapple, we're sure we have a pizza topping for everyone to enjoy. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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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 (currently closed)

Transportation & parking

  • Near underground
  • Near train station

Need to know

Closed facilities: The following facilities are temporarily closed at this hostel due to COVID-19 safety measures - self-catering kitchen(s), lounge area(s), luggage/storage room(s).

Check in: From 17:00

Check out: Before 10:00

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

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

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

History

YHA London Central opened in 2008 to become the new flag ship property for central London. The building was first used as offices and as a student union. By YHA London Central’s 4th year, the hostel has broken every British record by being the first youth hostel to top 100,000 overnights in one year.

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 2020 Travellers Choice award

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