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.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel chain/brand

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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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 bunk beds
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.3
Cleanliness
8.5
Comfort
8.2
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
7.9
High score for London
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Ariel
    Malta Malta
    After many trips to London and always having a bad experience with hostel so happy I finally found the one :)
  • Edmund
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    I’ve stayed here a few times now! It’s a great location with good staff and I shared a really nice 4 bedroom room, (with an en-suite bathroom) which had good views of London and my roommates, were very pleasant. Good to see also that the dining or...
  • Maria
    Ireland Ireland
    Very good locations. A couple supermarkets withing a few minutes walk. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Property surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant #1

    No additional info available

Facilities of YHA London Central
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Lift
  • Bar
  • Heating
Bathroom
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
Bedroom
  • Linen
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • 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
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages spoken
  • Arabic
  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Chinese

House rules

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

Check-in

From 15:00

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

Check-out

Until 10:00

 

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 7 years and above will be charged as 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

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

External building works will be undertaken at this hostel until at least August 2023.

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.

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

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

  • YHA London Central is 1.1 miles from the centre of London. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • YHA London Central has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Guests staying at YHA London Central can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

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

    • Hiking

  • 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.