YHA London Central Entrance

YHA London Central

London, W1W 5NU
Bed in a shared room from £28.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Disabled access rooms available
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Hangers
  • Hot water
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Lock on doors
  • Lockers
  • Smoke alarm
  • WiFi in shared rooms

Need to know

Check in:
From 15:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our shared rooms.
Private room from £23.96 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Cot available
  • Disabled access rooms available
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Hangers
  • Hot water
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Lock on doors
  • Lockers
  • Smoke alarm
  • WiFi in rooms

Need to know

Check in:
From 15:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our private rooms.

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

Bed in a shared room

If you're happy to share, dorm rooms have multiple beds - ideal for budget breaks.

Private rooms

Like your own space? Private rooms offer the hostelling experience with more privacy.

Private en-suite rooms

Enjoy your own space with a private en-suite room, including bathroom facilities.

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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 for you to enjoy during your visit. Fuel your adventure with a  continental breakfast options and a delicious snack menu.

YHA Continental breakfast

Breakfast menu at YHA London Central

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so we are serving a tasty continental breakfast for you to enjoy. Choose from cereal, fruit, yoghurt, delicious flaky pastries, fruit juice, Yorkshire Tea and Fairtrade coffee. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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YHA Snack menu

Snack menu at YHA London Central

If you need a quick bite to eat while on your travels, take your pick from our snack menu, filled with stone-baked pizzas and nachos. Vegan and vegetarian options available.

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Hostel facilities

  • 24-hour access
  • 24-hour reception
  • Ambulant accessible
  • Breakfast
  • Café
  • Contactless payments
  • Dining room
  • Evening meals
  • Full mobile coverage
  • Games
  • Group meals
  • Highchair
  • Library
  • Licensed bar
  • Lift
  • Luggage store
  • Near bus stop
  • Near train station
  • Near underground
  • Packed lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shared drying room
  • Shared laundry room
  • Shared lounge
  • Shared TV
  • Vending machines
  • Water refill station
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • WiFi

Hostel need to know

Building works: From 18th April until at least 19th December 2022, external building works will be undertaken at this hostel. Scaffolding will be in place and the front and rear of the building will be wrapped in sheeting, resulting in some rooms having no external visibility. Some noise is also anticipated on weekdays from 08:00 - 18:00 and on Saturdays from 08:00 - 13:00.

Reception opening hours: 24 hours.

Food and drink: Breakfast is served to guests from 07:30 – 09:00 on weekdays and 07:30 – 10:00 at weekends. Meals are also available from 11:00 – 20:30.

Self-catering: Guests have access to a self-catering kitchen.

Parking: There is no parking at the hostel.

WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Dogs: Pets are not permitted at YHA London Central. Assistance dogs are welcome - please notify us at the time of booking.

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.

Find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel through YHA volunteering.

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 TripAdvisor 2020 Travellers' Choice Award

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