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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.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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

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About YHA London Central

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  • Does a quadruple room have an en suite bathroom? Thanks M

    yes


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?

    Hi, We sell padlock for £3 each.


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    Answered on October 14, 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.


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    Asked about: Bunk Bed in Female Dormitory Room • Answered on January 2, 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


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    Answered on December 27, 2019
  • Do we have to share bathroom with strangers?

    No, all bathrooms are private and reserved per room.


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    Asked about: Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom (6 Adults) • Answered on July 14, 2021
  • hi, I have 3 children with me are we expected to share a room? it's says it's a 6 bed.

    Hello, we are only offering private rooms currently. Therefor you and your children are the only people allowed to access your rooms. I hope this was helpful.


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    Asked about: Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom (6 Adults) • Answered on July 23, 2021
  • 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 kitchen counter labelled "free to use". Usually is salt, olive oil and a few other things.


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    Answered on October 14, 2019
  • can we leave our bags before check in

    Yes, we have a luggage room where you can use lockers. The small locker costs £2 and the large locker costs £3. You can pay in £1 coins only.


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    Answered on July 4, 2021
  • Hi do you have wifi?

    Hi there, yes we do and it works throughout the entire building.


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    Asked about: Dormitory Room (6 Adults) • Answered on August 4, 2021
  • We need a room on 9th July morning 6 am to 14:00pm for couple

    Hello, Thank for contacting us. We do operate 27/7 however, check in time is 5pm onward and check out at 10am. You can also request for a late check out at 12am which is an extra cost of £5.


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    Answered on July 3, 2021
  • Hi, if 3 people are booking a quadruple room, will the 4th bed remain empty in current climate, or will it be available for someone else to book?

    Hello there, we are currently offering only private rooms therefore the room will be for your use only and no one else will be able to access it.


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    Answered on July 31, 2021
  • Hiya there,i am disabled and have troubles walking more than 5-7stairs,do you have facilities , elevators etc.and can i pick to be accommodated on the bottom bunk,please?thank you ,df

    Dear Guest, Thanks for writing us, we do have accessible rooms and toilette for disable person, we do have a lift too. At the moment of your booking you can just leave us a message with all of your request and we will allocate you in the best way possible! Regards Amanda YHA Team Member


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    Answered on January 6, 2020
  • Hello. We are looking to book for upcoming weekend. Booking in time is 1700, but we have to be at Wembley for 1500, so do you have luggage store and what is latest time to check in?

    Thank you for contacting us. Unfortunately, due to the current Government health & safety guidelines, we've had to move our check-in time to 17:00. and we do have a luggage room where you can come at any time to store your luggage.,


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    Answered on August 2, 2021
  • Hi if we booked for 3 people would this be private or shared

    Hi, Thank you for contacting us. At the moment we only doing private rooms. Best regards, YHA London Central


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    Answered on November 14, 2021
  • Is this place suitable for families?

    Dear guest, Thank you for contacting us. You do not have to worry about it, Even if we are located no so far from oxford street, our place is in a quiet street. A lot of family have booked in our hostel and really enjoyed their stay. See you soon :)


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    Answered on July 2, 2021
  • Hello we are friends four people can i book and live in one room? any restrictions?

    Hi there, we follow the Government Guidelines so we can admit groups of maximum 6 people for the time being. Therefore a group of 4 is ok.


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    Answered on June 24, 2021
  • Hi Have this room private bathroom and shower.

    Hi, We also have private en suite rooms available with shower and toilet, check by the time of booking if those options are available. Best regards, YHA London Central


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    Asked about: Dormitory Room (6 Adults) • Answered on September 6, 2021
  • Does the bedroom include the bedding service?

    Hello, Thank you for your question. Bed lining is provided and fitted by our Housekeeping team prior to your arrival. Please let us know if you have any further questions. Kind regards, YHA London Central Team


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    Asked about: Quadruple Room • Answered on June 10, 2021
  • hello :) Is it possible to store my suitcase before check in time? thanks

    Hi there, you can indeed store your suitcase as we have a luggage room available. The price for the lockers is £2 (medium) and £3 (large).


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    Answered on June 24, 2021
  • Hi.. im hoping to arrange a group visit to London with 12 children ( aged between 12 and 16 ) and 3 accompanying adults - could you accomodate us as a group?

    Hello there, for group inquiries please visit yha's official page


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    Answered on November 30, 2021
Area Info *
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What's nearby
  • Wigmore Hall
    0.4 miles
  • Regent Street
    0.4 miles
  • Oxford Street
    0.4 miles
  • University College Hospital
    0.4 miles
  • London Palladium
    0.4 miles
  • University College London
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Nando's
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Carnaby Street
    0.5 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    0.8 miles
  • Trafalgar Square
    1.1 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    1.3 miles
  • London Eye
    1.6 miles
  • Big Ben
    1.6 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    1.6 miles
  • Tower of London
    3 miles
  • O2 Arena
    6.4 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    6.4 miles
Public transit
  • Subway Great Portland Street Tube Station
    0.2 miles
  • Subway Warren Street Tube Station
    0.3 miles
  • Subway Goodge Street Tube Station
    0.4 miles
  • Subway Oxford Circus Tube Station
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • London City Airport
    8.3 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    13.8 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    25.1 miles
How to get to YHA London Central from London Gatwick Airport
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Amenities of YHA London Central
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Lockers
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • ATM on site
  • 24-hour front desk
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Bulgarian
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Romanian
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House rules YHA London Central takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 5:00 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 are considered 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 16 people, 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

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.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

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

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

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

    • Train 1h

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

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

    • 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 5:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.