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Cheap hostels in London


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Whether you're looking to meet other London backpackers or simply looking for cheap accommodation, London hostels offer great value for money with a wide range of prices, locations and services.

What type of London hostels are there?

Stay at student hostels and YHA hostels with dorms, bars and communal areas to mingle with fellow travellers. Or, for a quiet night's sleep, opt for a a London hostel with private rooms and en suite facilities.

Where are the best London hostels?

Many of London's hostels are located in central areas, from Soho and Covent Garden to Paddington and the South Bank. While others can be found in outer London areas such as Greenwich and Bethnal Green.

How much are hostels in London?

The price of London hostels varies depending on the location, the facilities, the type of room and time of year. But expect to pay around £15 for the cheapest beds.

Browse our list of the best and cheapest hostels in central London or find more hostels on