Rub shoulders with Kylie Minogue and the Beckhams, have your photo taken with the Queen or scream in the Chamber of Horrors. One of the most famous tourist attractions in London.
YHA London CentralLondon, W1W 5NU
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
Accommodation at YHA London Central
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.
Food and drink at YHA London Central
- Ambulant accessible
- Cot available
- Free wi-fi
- Wheelchair accessible
- Luggage store
- Board games
- 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), laundry 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.
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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.
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.