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A family-run hostel set in the heart of central London, Saint James Backpackers is just 5 minutes’ walk from Earls Court Station. Rated one of the best hostels in London 2017 by the Telegraph and combining original Victorian architecture with modern amenities, it offers complimentary breakfast and dinner.

Free high speed WiFi throughout, a spacious garden patio with free gym, communal lounge with a 85-inch Ultra HD TV with cable, Netflix and PS4. Guests can also use the modern shared kitchen to cook their own meals.

All dorms have contemporary designs . The property also offer private rooms.

The hostel is 15 minutes walk from Natural History and Science Museums and Hyde Park. Madame Tussauds, Harrods and Buckingham Palace are also a 15-minute train ride away.

This is our guests' favorite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

Saint James Backpackers has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 22, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of London, this property has an excellent location score of 8.6!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Buffet


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Area Info *
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What's nearby
  • Kensington High Street
    0.4 miles
  • Opera Holland Park
    0.4 miles
  • Leighton House Museum and Art Gallery
    0.5 miles
  • Grosvenor Casino The Gloucester London
    0.5 miles
  • Kensington Square
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant McDonalds
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Kings Head
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Stamford Bridge Stadium
    0.8 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    2.4 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    2.9 miles
  • Trafalgar Square
    3.1 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    3.1 miles
  • Big Ben
    3.1 miles
  • London Eye
    3.4 miles
  • Tower of London
    5.2 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    5.6 miles
  • O2 Arena
    8.6 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Earls Court
    0.2 miles
  • Subway West Brompton Tube Station
    0.5 miles
  • Subway West Kensington Tube Station
    0.5 miles
  • Subway Gloucester Road Tube Station
    0.6 miles
  • Subway Kensington (Olympia) Tube Station
    0.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • London City Airport
    10.6 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    11.1 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    23.2 miles
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Amenities of Saint James Backpackers
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Movie nights
  • Bar crawls Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Karaoke
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

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prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of GBP 10 is required on arrival. That's about 11.91USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 6 are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Saint James Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

A damage deposit of GBP 10 is required on arrival. That's about 11.91USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Saint James Backpackers

  • Check-in at Saint James Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Saint James Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Saint James Backpackers by:

    • Subway/Metro 45min

  • Saint James Backpackers is 3.1 miles from the center of London.

  • Saint James Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Karaoke
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Bar crawls
    • Fitness
    • Movie nights
    • Entertainment staff

  • Guests staying at Saint James Backpackers can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet