Hostelling offers a fun and exciting way to travel and experience a new destination.
All great cities around the globe each have their own array of hostels and London offers some of the best choice of hostels in the world. The choice is second-to-none and there are hostels to meet every requirement, taste and budget.
Hostelling is considered a budget option for a lot of travellers, but some of the hostels will definitely surprise tourists. For example, The Steam Engine, Best Place Inn offers an fantastic range of facilities including free breakfast, wi fi, luggage storage, security, outdoor terrace and pool table. The location is superb, with Big Ben and Westminster just a five minute walk away.
The YHA in Central London on Bolsover Street prides itself on providing very stylish accommodation at a more-than-affordable price. The seven-storey building is only a few minutes walk from Oxford Street and the capital’s centre. This location has a book exchange, internet access, a cafe, kitchen, bar and luggage storage, amongst other things.
The Dictionary in Shoreditch is actually the U.K.’s first boutique hostel and prides itself great reviews. It has an outdoor terrace, vending machines, meeting rooms, free internet access and other facilities. Destinations at the Rose and Crown is a buzzing central location with TV, meals available, tea/coffee facilities and mini fridges.
Looking for something a bit quieter? The London House Hotel at Bayswater near Hyde Park is a relaxing location and has great facilities. This slightly more expensive option gives the advantage of en-suite bathrooms, TVs, mini fridges and a lovely, homey atmosphere.
Whatever kind of hostel you are looking for, London is sure to have it. London is home to some great hostels and a hostel experience in the UK capital will make your trip worthwhile.