Hostels in Kensington, London

Hostels near Kensington

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Hostels in London

Distance to Kensington: 0.7 km / 0.4 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Breakfast not included No outside alcohol is allowed at all. HIGHLIGHTS: - The electronic lock on the door - High quality purple linen - Outdoor space / terrace - Individual … More

Barmy Badger Backpackers

Earls Court
Free Breakfast
Distance to Kensington: 0.8 km / 0.5 miles
Quiet Rest Solo Traveller

A quaint accommodation that’s suitable for the quiet traveller. Included in the price of your stay: Wifi, fully equipped kitchen, BBQ, tea & coffee all day and memory foam mattress and … More

Saint James Backpackers

Kensington
Free Breakfast
Distance to Kensington: 0.9 km / 0.5 miles
Solo Traveller
"…Look elsewhere -- go somewhere closer to downtown, it's a 10-20 minute tube ride to anywhere worth going in London. I only booked here because I planned late and everywhere else was sold out. … More

Astor Kensington

Kensington
Free Breakfast
Distance to Kensington: 0.9 km / 0.5 miles
"…The Natural History, Science, and V&A museums are a short walk away. Rooms and Bathrooms There are private rooms (some of which have ensuites) and dorm rooms (which are female only or mixed … More

Astor Hyde Park Hostel

South Kensington
Distance to Kensington: 0.9 km / 0.6 miles
Groups (10+ people) Party Hostel Solo Traveller

Astor is undeniably cool thanks to the manor-looking lounge and £1 all-you-can-eat-breakfast. The big projector screen is perfect for a movie night in! All rooms - mixed & female only … More

Bowden Court

Notting Hill
Free Breakfast
Distance to Kensington: 1.1 km / 0.7 miles
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The accommodation is good, good atmosphere but the food has no good seasoning. You can live at Bowden Court, but you have to know that you have to live with cockroaches. It's very dirty. Beds are … More
Distance to Kensington: 1.1 km / 0.7 miles
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Party Hostel Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…Private rooms are designed to suit all kind of travelers with single and double rooms all the way up to family rooms and private dorms with up to six beds. All of the private rooms come with en … More

HI - YHA London - Earl's Court Hostel

Earls Court
Free Breakfast
Distance to Kensington: 1.2 km / 0.8 miles
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…The staff were friendly and helpful, and the common room was full of people from all over the world. It was very easy to meet new people. The rooms were big and had a water basin. We stayed in a … More
Distance to Kensington: 1.3 km / 0.8 miles
Solo Traveller
"…We stayed there with 60 people and we all had a great time. The breakfast isn't very big but with a cup of coffee and some cereal I was more than happy. The people at the Quest are more then fun, … More

Smart Hyde Park Inn Hostel

Bayswater
Free Breakfast
Distance to Kensington: 1.3 km / 0.8 miles
Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The room gets hot and damp in the summer and the pillows are old and stained, and also very thin. This is a cheap hostel and you get what you pay for. Luggage storage is provided before you … More
Distance to Kensington: 1.4 km / 0.8 miles
Family-Friendly Hostel Party Hostel Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…He just stared at us and rolled his eyes. He insulted me by looking me over and asking if I had been caught in the rain (I hadn't been). Was no help. The place was complete filth! The ceiling was … More
Distance to Kensington: 1.4 km / 0.9 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…There were big lockers in the room. The room is too small for six people plus a bathroom. One bathroom for six people is not convenient. In the morning you have to wait. At least it was clean. … More

Urbany Hostel

Notting Hill
Distance to Kensington: 1.4 km / 0.9 miles
Digital Nomads Quiet Rest

Located in a Victorian terraced house built in the 1800s, Urbany Hostel is a social backpacker hostel spread over 4 floors (there is no elevator). Some amenities include free Wifi, 24hr CCTV, a … More

Astor Leinster Inn

Bayswater
Free Breakfast
Distance to Kensington: 1.5 km / 0.9 miles
"…Valuable items safes are also available. The hostel takes a relaxed stand on cleanliness. The free breakfast has to be shared with birds which come in the windows. The dishes are simply rinsed … More
Distance to Kensington: 1.6 km / 1 miles
"…Taxes included. Breakfast not included. No curfew. General: 24 hour reception. We do not accept customers younger than 18 years of age. Non smoking. Bookings: Our accommodation is … More
Distance to Kensington: 1.8 km / 1 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The only problem was the noise from the bar. I'd recommend requesting a room on the second floor since the bar is underneath the first floor of the hostel. This place also has a laundry. A nice … More

St Christopher's Hammersmith

Hammersmith
Free Breakfast
Distance to Kensington: 2.3 km / 1 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Each is in a private cubicle, which includes a space in which to get changed. Unfortunately the showers are the kind where you have to press a button to get water out of them and they don't allow … More

PubLove @ The Green man, Paddington

Paddington
Free Breakfast
Distance to Kensington: 2.7 km / 2 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…There is laundry available on the premises and there is luggage storage and a tours desk. It is a very lively and social place and the atmosphere is very friendly and inviting. There is a large … More
Distance to Kensington: 2.8 km / 2 miles
Solo Traveller
121 South Africa road More

The Phoenix Hostel

Westminster
Free Breakfast
Distance to Kensington: 2.9 km / 2 miles
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The bathrooms and showers are ok, but not the cleanest. Linens are provided for the beds, and there are small lockers in the dorms where you can store your things safely. Common Spaces … More

Hostels in London, England

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Kensington: Where Timeless Elegance Meets Backpacker's Budget

Welcome to Kensington, a district where the essence of London is woven into the fabric of its streets.

This guide is your key to unlocking the magic of Kensington, offering budget-friendly accommodation without compromising on the charm that makes this district a perennial favorite among travelers.

Timeless Landmarks

As you wander through Kensington, you'll be captivated by its timeless landmarks. The iconic Kensington Palace, surrounded by lush gardens, stands as a testament to royal elegance.

Nearby, the renowned Royal Albert Hall echoes with the melodies of the past. Take a stroll through Kensington Gardens, an oasis of calm in the heart of the bustling city.

Enduring Transportation

Kensington's accessibility is unmatched, with enduring transportation options ensuring you can explore London with ease.

The High Street Kensington Underground station, a reliable ally for generations of travelers, connects you seamlessly to the city's extensive public transport network. Embrace the backpacker spirit by navigating the district on foot, discovering hidden gems along the way.

Reliable Amenities

Your stay in Kensington goes beyond the confines of your hostel. The district boasts a plethora of budget-friendly eateries, from traditional British pubs to international flavors.

Kensington High Street offers a shopping experience that caters to all budgets, while local markets provide a taste of authentic London life.

Cultural Delights and Timeless Tips

Immerse yourself in the district's cultural richness with these evergreen tips:

  • Palatial Wonders: Explore the grandeur of Kensington Palace and its gardens, where history and natural beauty converge.
  • Musical Odyssey: Catch a performance at the Royal Albert Hall, an iconic venue that has hosted legendary artists for over a century.
  • Park Retreat: Unwind in Kensington Gardens, a sprawling green haven perfect for a leisurely afternoon picnic or a rejuvenating stroll.

Why Stay in Kensington?

Choosing Kensington means:

  • Royal Ambiance: Immerse yourself in the regal charm of Kensington Palace and Gardens, where history and nature coexist.
  • Central Connectivity: Benefit from easy access to public transportation, allowing you to explore London's iconic sites effortlessly.
  • Backpacker's Paradise: Kensington offers a range of budget-friendly amenities, ensuring a comfortable stay without breaking the bank.

Kensington: where every street tells a story, and every corner invites you to be part of London's timeless narrative. Pack your backpack, delve into history, and let Kensington be the backdrop to your unforgettable London adventure.

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