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Urbany Hostel London provides accommodation in London near Portobello Road Market and Kensington Gardens/Hyde Park. This is a social party hostel designed for young backpackers and solo travellers aged 18-40 years. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, with no entry curfews, free WiFi, and daily organised events. We have a shared lounge, dining room, outdoor terrace and kitchen. Free luggage storage is available for early check-ins and also check-out days. All rooms are mixed dormitories. Linens are provided and security lockers are available in all rooms. Shower and bathroom facilities are all shared and external from the rooms.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Urbany Hostel London has been welcoming guests since 4 Dec 2019.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for London
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  • Alisha
    The staff was friendly extremely helpful.the place was cleaned everyday .different activities were conducted to ensure that we enjoy our stay
  • Laura
    i loved the friendly staff and people staying at the hostel
  • Luke
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Welcoming guests, friendly staff, clean rooms, outside is accessible until 11pm. Activities organised. Location is key.
  • Chloe
    Location! Walking distance to Notting Hill, Kensington Gardens/Hyde Park and tube station connected to central London. The staff were very welcoming and if you’re looking to make friends, there’s a lot of social events to join in.
  • Tim
    Very social vibe, staff were extremely friendly, hostel provided either a free dinner or a night out at pub/club
  • Timea
    Great location, awesome people - both staff and other guests! There's something to do every day, and all the volunteers are really sweet and helpful. There is a lil common area where everyone can hang out, as well as a really cozy terrace. The...
  • Michael53421
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff are really friendly. The place has a great vibe.
  • Sarah
    Third time staying at Urbany. Pretty pleased with our stay. Love the area. Good option of restaurants, smaller shops and café shops. Always great atmosphere at the hostel. And very friendly staff. Walking distance to Hyde park and Oxford street if...
  • Luke
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Friendly and helpful staff, great location, clean facilities, outdoor space, easy to meet people.
  • Jess
    Could not recommend this place highly enough, such an amazing atmosphere with friendly, fun and outgoing staff. Facilities and communal spaces were great and made it a 10/10 stay. The staff and environment made the stay so great for me. Will...
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, I have a question regarding the bunk beds dormitory rooms. Do they all have lockers for each person? Thanks, Albert

    Hi Albert, yes there is a locker available for each person in all dorms. Kind regards. The Team at Urbany London
    Answered on 18 January 2020
  • Hi, do you have any safe luggage storage?

    Hi there, We have a securely locked luggage room only accessible by staff; available for check-in and check-out days only.
    Answered on 14 July 2022
  • Hi, is check-in still possible after midnight? I would probably arrive from the airport at around 1am. Also is it possible to check-out before 8am?

    Hi, we have 24-hour reception so both of those are absolutely possible!
    Answered on 24 August 2022
  • Hi .. is the 4-bed dormitory female only? As no detail whether it’s mix dorm or female dorm. Thanks

    Hi there! All of our dorms are mixed gendered. Currently we do not have any split gendered rooms. Thanks
    Answered on 7 September 2021
  • Is it possible to place your luggage in luggage storage if you arrive before the check in time (to be picked up when you are allowed to check in)?

    Hi there! Yes it is possible to store luggage if you arrive before check-in hours which is 3pm :) Team Urbany
    Answered on 22 June 2021
  • Hi I'm just enquiring about the age restriction of the property? I am 63 looking to book. Would this be a problem?

    Hi there! Thanks for the inquiry. Our policy states 18 - 40 years, as our hostel is aimed towards backpackers/travellers. Because our hostel often pro..
    Answered on 15 October 2021
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Facilities of Urbany Hostel London
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Heating
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking area
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Urbany Hostel London takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


From 08:00 to 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

Check-in is only possible for guests aged between 18 and 40


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Urbany Hostel London accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Check-in is only possible for guests aged between 18 and 40.

When booking for 8 persons or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

Please note that the maximum stay for guests at this property is 7 days per month.

The name of the cardholder must match the name on the booking - we may ask the credit card used for booking to be presented upon check-in.

At check-in, the property requires a £10 CASH key deposit. This is fully refundable upon check-out, provided that keys are returnable.

It's important to note our hostel has 4 floors and there is no elevator/lift. All our PRIVATE rooms are on the 4th floor)

Please note our reception hours have varied therefore please ensure your arrival time is between 8 AM - 11PM. Alternatively please let us know if you will be arriving outside these hours.

Check into rooms from 3pm - 11pm
Checkout hours: 8am - 11am

Events: The hostel organises daily events aimed at backpackers between the ages of 18-35 years.

Please Note -  For the safety of others, anyone exhibiting symptoms of Covid-19 or requires quarantine/self isolation will be unable to stay at the hostel. We recommend you use specialist self-isolation accommodation in these purposes.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Urbany Hostel London

  • Urbany Hostel London offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Urbany Hostel London is 2.8 miles from the centre of London. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at Urbany Hostel London may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Check-in at Urbany Hostel London is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.