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Providing high-quality hostel accommodation in the heart of the capital, YHA London Central offers comfort and convenience. A 5-minute walk from Great Portland Street Tube Station, it has its own bar and snack bar, and offers luggage storage.

Male and female dormitories at YHA London Central feature bunk beds and have lockers for secure storage of valuables. There are shared bathroom facilities with showers, which in some dorms are en suite. Private rooms are also available.

The relaxed café and bar offers a range of breakfast and lunch choices for purchase, including croissants, paninis and pasties. Guests also have the use of computers in this area.

This hostel is found in an excellent location, just 6 minutes’ walk from Regent’s Park and within 9 minutes of bustling Oxford Street. King’s Cross, Baker Street, Leicester Square and Covent Garden are among the many well-known areas within easy reach.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

YHA London Central has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 25 Oct 2013.
Hotel chain/brand: Youth Hostels Association

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM machine on site.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of London, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet


Availability

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4 reasons to choose YHA London Central

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Does a quadruple room have an en suite bathroom? Thanks M
    yes
    Answered on 21 October 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    Hi, We sell padlock for £3 each.
    Answered on 14 October 2019
  • How much do you charge for luggage storage? If I arrive earlier than check in time, do I also need to pay luggage storage fee?
    You can leave it in the luggage room for free till your check in time.
    Answered on 2 January 2020
  • If i book for 2 people will we be put in the same room? we are both females
    Hello, Of course you will. Just remember to write down your request when you do the booking. Kind regards, YHA London Central
    Answered on 27 December 2019
  • Can I cook my own meals in the kitchen if I buy my own stuff. Or I can use the stock in the kitchen and do I have to pay
    Hi, You can use our kitchen 24H, we have fridges, hobs and microwave. You can buy your own food and if you need you can use the one available in the k...
    Answered on 14 October 2019
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Facilities of YHA London Central
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • Arabic
  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Turkish
  • Chinese
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules YHA London Central takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

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

Check-out

Until 10:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 of any age are welcome.

Children aged 7 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 16 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Discover JCB YHA London Central accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

External building works will be undertaken at this hostel until at least 19th December 2022. Scaffolding will be in place and the front and rear of the building will be wrapped in sheeting, resulting in some rooms having no external visibility. Some noise is also anticipated on weekdays from 08:00 - 18:00 and on Saturdays from 08:00 - 13:00.

YHA cannot accept bookings for 16 people or more. Any such bookings will be cancelled by YHA.

The maximum length of stay is 14 consecutive nights. Following any stay of 14 nights, guests may not stay in any YHA accommodation for at least seven nights.

The ID must match the name and address on the booking.

Where a booking is for more than one person, the named person on the booking will need to provide proof of identity that matches the name and address on the booking.

ID will also be requested from all other adult guests. These IDs must match the name they sign in with at check in.

Please note discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or Hostelling International as part of this booking.

Towels are not included in the room rate. Guests can hire them at the property or bring their own.

Please contact YHA directly for more information about accessible facilities.

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

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

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 YHA London Central

  • Guests staying at YHA London Central can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • YHA London Central offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to YHA London Central by:

      • Train 1h

    • YHA London Central is 1.1 miles from the centre of London.

    • Check-in at YHA London Central is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

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