Hostels near Stansted Airport, London

Hostels in London

Party Hostel
"…- The overall impression generated by the HI - YHA London - Oxford Street Hostel is a bland one -- the rooms are nothing special. The hostel's location is without a doubt its main selling point … More
Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"We are back, we previously operated near London Bridge, we have now moved to Pimlico, north of the river, bigger, better and closer to transport and the tourist sites. We now offer 6 and 4 bed … More

Urbany Hostel

Notting Hill
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

Family-Friendly Hostel Party Hostel Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…The place was complete filth! The ceiling was cracked and falling apart. I swear they picked the mattresses up off the streets. The shower was in the middle of the room with clear panels. The … More
Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller Boutique Hostel

Check in and receive a free drink at Wombat’s! Drop your bags in your chosen dorm (female only included) or private room and head to the comfy lounge or courtyard to meet new people. The … More

Barmy Badger Backpackers

Earls Court
Free Breakfast
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

HI - YHA London - Earl's Court Hostel

Earls Court
Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…This is the most wonderful hostel ever!!! We just finished our stay at Earl's Court, and it made our experience in London that much better. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the common room … More
Female Solo Traveller Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest
"…The park hosts many performances weekly in addition to activities like paddle-boating, seeing several swans, and taking in a breath of fresh air in the center of the city. A must-visit. … More

Kabannas London St Pancras

Kings Cross
Free Breakfast
Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…I read the reviews and everything was right. This was my first time staying in a hostel and I was all by myself but I felt very secure. The guy who checked me in was very nice and friendly. … More

International Students House

Regents Park
Free Breakfast Privacy Curtains
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people) Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…The residents and other guests we have encountered are very nice and polite; the common areas are clean and typically quite peaceful. Even though the atmosphere and activities are very youthful, … More

Palmers Lodge Swiss Cottage

Free Breakfast Privacy Curtains
Couples Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Solo Traveller Boutique Hostel
"…Very comfy bed, wooden bunk beds. Carpet on floor in room and corridors. Shared bathrooms at end of each corridor. Several toilet stalls, 3 showers, 2-3 sinks, soap and hand dryer in bathroom. … More
Digital Nomads

This new hostel is set in a Georgian Residency villa which has been lovingly restored to reflect its original character and charm. Superfast Wifi follows you around the hostel, and the … More

Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Pax Lodge is a non-smoking building. Pax Lodge cannot accept responsibility for the loss of personal effects and valuables. Guests under the age of 16 years need to be accompanied by an adult … More
Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Solo Traveller
"…On-site features include a fully-equipped communal kitchen, a loft complete with a stunning balcony, and a trendy vegan/vegetarian neighbourhood-style eatery. Wake up early and head downstairs … More

YHA London St Paul's

Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Groups (10+ people) Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…After wandering around for five minutes, I found myself at the Millennium Bridge, and the Tate Gallery. Not to mention, it was obviously right next to St. Paul's. This hostel was very friendly, … More

YHA London Thameside Hostel

Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Groups (10+ people) Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Wifi replaced the old coin terminals. Bar and refreshments, plus available evening meals (extra), sandwiches, meat pies, vending machines. Dormitory style bunks are the white ones in the pictures … More

Astor Hyde Park Hostel

South Kensington
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

Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…The showers were as one girl put "quite violent" regarding the pressure, but all in all a good hostel, I would return for sure. Very Nice!! - I enjoyed my stay here. the rooms were ace and Staff … More
Solo Traveller
"…It couldn't have been better. Everything was good: the rooms, the kitchen, the dining room, the bathroom, and the staff. We'll come back soon, definitely. We recommend it to everybody. Quest is … More

Astor Museum Inn

Free Breakfast
Female Solo Traveller Solo Traveller
"…The cleaning is very good, and it's done everyday! Very friendly staff.... All good! This would have to be one of the friendliest hostels I have stayed in. The staff are helpful and friendly. It's … More

Hostels in London, England

75 hostels available. Prices start from $8 for a dorm bed.

Stansted Airport District Guide

Welcome to Stansted Airport, a hidden gem for budget travelers and backpackers alike. Nestled in the outskirts of London, this district offers a timeless appeal that will make your stay memorable. Let's dive into what makes this area a must-visit for those seeking budget-friendly adventures.

Getting to Stansted Airport

Getting to Stansted Airport is a breeze, thanks to its well-established transportation options:

  • Stansted Express: The Stansted Express train connects you to London Liverpool Street in under 50 minutes. It's been a reliable choice for years.
  • National Express Coaches: Affordable and efficient, these coaches connect Stansted Airport to various cities across the UK, making it easy to explore beyond London.
  • Local Buses: Stansted is well-connected by local bus services, allowing you to explore nearby towns and attractions on a budget.

Timeless Landmarks

Stansted Airport district boasts landmarks that have stood the test of time:

  • Mountfitchet Castle: Step back in time and explore this reconstructed Norman village and castle, perfect for history buffs.
  • Stansted Mountfitchet Windmill: This picturesque windmill offers panoramic views of the countryside and is a fantastic spot for budget-friendly photo opportunities.
  • House on the Hill Toy Museum: Discover a nostalgic collection of toys and games from various eras in this charming museum.

Local Amenities

When it comes to amenities, Stansted Airport district doesn't disappoint:

  • Hostels: Stansted offers a range of budget-friendly hostels that provide comfort without breaking the bank. You'll find cozy accommodations that cater to backpackers.
  • Restaurants and Pubs: Savor hearty British cuisine at local pubs or opt for international flavors at nearby restaurants. Prices are reasonable, making it easy on your wallet.
  • Supermarkets: Stock up on essentials at supermarkets within walking distance from hostels, ensuring you're always prepared for your adventures.

Cultural Highlights and Tips

Immerse yourself in the local culture with these evergreen tips:

  • Pub Culture: Experience the quintessential British pub culture by chatting with locals over a pint of ale.
  • Historical Walks: Take leisurely walks through the charming village, and explore its historical sites and medieval architecture.
  • Day Trips: Stansted Airport's strategic location allows for easy day trips to Cambridge and other nearby cities. Don't miss out on these enriching experiences.

Why Stay near Stansted Airport?

In a nutshell, Stansted Airport district offers:

  • Effortless transportation options to London and beyond.
  • Timeless landmarks that transport you to different eras.
  • Hostels and amenities tailored to budget travelers.
  • Cultural experiences and tips that will enrich your journey.

Whether you're embarking on an adventure or need a stopover before your next flight, Stansted Airport district is your gateway to affordable exploration. So pack your backpack and discover the timeless allure of this charming district.

Safe travels!

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