• Free WiFi
  • Private Bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Baggage storage
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests

Providing high-quality hostel accommodations 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 in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel chain/brand

Property Highlights

Located 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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Travel Sustainable Level 1

This property is taking steps towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
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:

  • Lan
    IndonesiaIndonesia
    It was at quite area which is giving a comfortable sleeping. Near many stations.
  • Huong
    VietnamVietnam
    The location is very much in the center, so it is easy to move around. The hotel is clean enough. The staff are helpful. The service is 24/7 so it is quite convenient.
  • Daniel
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great hostel brilliant location. Staff friendly. Recommended

Area info

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

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Elevator
  • Bar
  • Heating
  • Baggage storage
Bathroom
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
Bedroom
  • Linens
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    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 on site
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered 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 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
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.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's 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
Must-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 canceled by YHA.

The maximum length of stay is 14 consecutive nights. Following any stay of 14 nights, guests may not stay in any YHA accommodations 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 Hosteling 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 ID 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

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

  • 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, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at YHA London Central is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at YHA London Central can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet