London is a city of traditions and innovation. When you visit the capital, you are sure to open your senses to historic architecture, art as well as expose yourself to the firsts of new-age design, fashion, and pop culture. Welcoming millennials and families alike, this city is an experience worth having. While spring starts early and it is ideal for tourists, mild winters and traditional Christmas markets make November and December popular seasons too. As you plan your memorable vacation, this list of top hostels with private rooms in London, England, is a must to check out. Keep reading to learn more.
Located in the heart of London, this hostel provides budget accommodation with comfort. The twin room with a private bathroom offers one bunk bed, toiletries, linens, and Wifi. The hostel’s common room features a large TV, shared kitchen facilities and a continental breakfast with a surcharge. The place is highly rated for its location: right next to Russel Square, 15 min walk from King’s Cross, 0.4 km (0.2 miles) away from Bloomsbury Square and 1.6 km (1 mile) away from Piccadilly Circus. Overall, this place is great for its value for money and location.
Smart Russell Square Hostel
Address: 71-72 Guilford Street
Price: from 13 USD
Non-smoking throughout Laundry Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Ticket service Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Internet services Heating Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
This property offers a double bed, a private bathroom with free toiletries, a kitchenette with appliances and a TV. The furnishings are luxurious and comfortable. The local attractions like Whitechapel, Wilton’s Music Hall, Shadwell, and Aldgate East are all under a kilometer away. The place has been highly rated for its service and facilities. If you are looking for a luxurious hostel located close to local attractions, then this stay is a great option.
Address: 36a/38 Newark St
Price: from 104 USD
WiFi Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Internet services First aid kit available Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Non-smoking throughout Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
St Christopher’s Inn Village offers UK’s first private capsule rooms. Every private capsule room is shared with two tiers of capsules, soundproofing, privacy curtains, and a walk-in shower. You can enjoy the city view and also Wifi access. The property offers a lounge with a TV, a roof terrace, a bar, and a restaurant. Interestingly, all guests receive a 25% discount in selected restaurants and special offers on drinks. The place has been highly rated by couples and recommended for its location.
YHA London Central offers comfortable hostel accommodation in the heart of the capital. Just a five-minute walk from Great Portland Street Tube Station, the place is well located and close to local attractions. The private rooms are comfortable with minimal modern facilities. The common room is comfortable and well decorated. The café and bar offer a range of breakfast and lunch options like croissants, paninis, and pasties. Overall, if you are looking for a comfortable stay in the heart of the city with modern facilities, then do check out YHA London Central.
YHA London Central
Address: 104 Bolsover Street
Price: from 41 USD
Heating Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Non-smoking rooms Snack bar Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed ATM/cash machine on site Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Just a minute’s walk away from the Bayswater underground station and Hyde Park, Smart Hyde Park Inn offers a budget stay with good facilities. The place is a grand period property and it is definitely an experience worth having. The private rooms here have one bunk bed, an en-suite bathroom, free Wifi, and toiletries. The common room offers comfortable seating, a TV, modern kitchen with appliances and continental breakfast served daily. Leicester Square is just a 10-minute tube ride away from here. Comfortable and classy, the Smart Hyde Park Inn is a good option for travelers looking to stay around Hyde Park and Oxford Street.
Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel
Address: 48-50 Inverness Terrace
Price: from 13 USD
Non-smoking throughout WiFi Non-smoking rooms Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Smoke alarms First aid kit available CCTV in common areas WiFi available in all areas
The Walrus Bar and Hostel is located in the heart of the city within a walking distance of many local attractions and restaurants. The London Eye is just a five-minute walk away and Big Ben is just a ten-minute walk away. This place is highly rated for its location and service. The private room is well furnished with two single beds, a side table, storage drawers, and a shared bathroom. A shared kitchen, luggage storage, and safety deposit options are also open. Guests also recommend the on-site bar and hearty breakfast. If you are looking to stay in the thick of the action, then the Walrus Bar and Hostel is ideal.
The Walrus Bar and Hostel
Address: 172 Westminster Bridge Road
Price: from 19 USD
Smoke alarms Family rooms CCTV outside property Process in place to check health of guests Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Walking tours Bar Security alarm
Located right opposite the British Museum, Astor museum offers accommodation with a shared bathroom and Wifi. This place is highly rated for its service and location. In fact, it has been highly recommended by couples as well. The private room offers a tea/coffee maker, linen, towels, and free toiletries. Just a 10-minute walk to Oxford street, the hostel is also well located close to other attractions like Covent Garden, Leicester Square, and Camden. So, if you are looking to spend all your time exploring the city, this hostel is a great option.
The Astor Hyde Park hostel is set in a beautiful historic building right off Kensington Gardens, in a posh neighborhood. The private room is comfortable and cozy. It offers double and single bed options with an en suite bathroom. The room is also furnished with a tea/coffee maker, an electric kettle and free toiletries. The best feature of this place is the all-you-can-eat breakfast served here has its proceeds going to charity. Meals can be prepared in the communal kitchen and one can enjoy movies and sports in the lounge area. The hostel also offers bike hire. Overall, if you are looking to stay in the heart of the city with modern comfort, then do check this place out.
Located just 0.9km (0.5 miles) from Brick Lane, this hostel offers guests a restaurant and bar. The private room features a double bed, a TV, a private bathroom with a shower and toilet. Clean and well maintained, this place is highly recommended for its service and quality of amenities. The bunk beds come with curtains and so, privacy is a big feature of this place. You can also additionally rent a spacious locker here. Overall, if you are looking for a comfortable stay in Liverpool Street, then this is a good choice.
St Christopher's Liverpool Street
Address: 52 Wilson Street
Price: from 33 USD
Non-smoking rooms Luggage storage Air conditioning Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Live music/performance Non-smoking throughout Fire extinguishers Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
Located in a green residential area and just a 10-minute walk away from Hither Green station, Via London Lewisham offers modern rooms. The private room features two single beds, a work desk, a private bathroom, city/garden view, and free Wifi. The place serves lunch and it has vending machines for snacks. When here, you can also enjoy the view from the terrace. The place also offers a 24-hour front desk, baggage storage, and a shared TV lounge. Apart from the comfort of the mansion hotel, you can take a walk in the back garden and wander into the adjacent park to relax. Overall, if you are looking for a stay in a calm place, then Via London Lewisham is a good option.
Via London Lewisham
Address: Pentland House
Price: from 18 USD
Shared lounge/TV area CCTV outside property 24-hour security 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Vending machine (snacks) Designated smoking area Fire extinguishers
Best of traditions and innovation
When in London, you will get to revisit history in its grandest form as well as be mind blown by the latest in different spheres of life. Easy to move around, the city is peppered with tube stations. With something for every kind of traveler, soak in the fine art, food and great times waiting to happen. This city is extremely multicultural making you feel welcome everywhere. So, pack your bags and be ready to have a vacation of a lifetime with memories filled with firsts.
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