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Acacia Hostel

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 2.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F

Explore the area

    Popular LocationNatural History Museum2 min walk
    Popular LocationHyde Park13 min walk
    Popular LocationKensington Palace18 min walk
    AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)30 min drive

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Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (6 beds)

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom

  • 237 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 Twin Beds OR 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Triple Room, Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Twin Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed OR 3 Twin Beds

Family Room, Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 Twin Beds OR 1 Twin Bed and 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

About this area


Located in London's London City Centre neighborhood, Acacia Hostel is in the historical district and near a metro station. Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Royal Albert Hall and Kensington Palace. Check out an event or a game at Stamford Bridge Stadium, and consider making time for Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, a top attraction not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Natural History Museum - 2 min walk
  • Royal Albert Hall - 12 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 13 min walk
  • Harrods - 15 min walk
  • Kensington Palace - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Kensington (Olympia) Station - 4 min drive
  • South Kensington Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 30 min drive


  • Dozo Sushi — 3 min walk
  • El Gaucho — 3 min walk
  • Franco Manca — 3 min walk
  • Macellaio RC South Kensington — 3 min walk
  • Cacciari's — 4 min walk

About this property

Acacia Hostel

London hostel in London City Centre, walk to Natural History Museum
Along with a microwave in a common area, this smoke-free hostel has tour/ticket assistance and free breakfast. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a reception hall. All 20 rooms offer TVs, refrigerators, and showers.
Acacia Hostel offers 20 accommodations. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–9:30 AM

Family friendly

  • Refrigerator


  • No elevators
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Romanian


  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Shared kitchen access


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 1 AM
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Bed sheets fee: GBP 3 per person, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Property is also known as

Acacia Hostel London
Acacia London
Acacia Hostel London
Acacia Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Acacia Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation London

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Acacia Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Acacia Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Acacia Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Acacia Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Acacia Hostel?
Check-in is from 2 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Acacia Hostel?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Does Acacia Hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Acacia Hostel located?
Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, and Imperial College London. Kensington High Street and Science Museum are also within 10 minutes. South Kensington Underground Station is only a 4-minute walk and Gloucester Road Underground Station is 6 minutes.

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 6 out of 52 reviews
5 - Excellent 12%
Rating 4 - Good. 19 out of 52 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 15 out of 52 reviews
3 - Okay 29%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 52 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 52 reviews
1 - Terrible 10%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
it was old, too many stairs. We fond bugs in our bed. It was dirty and i dont recommend this place. Wifi was only available "in the lobby area" that is not true. We went down several times to use the wifi and it wasnt working. We asked the guy n the desk and he said probably other people were using it. If you have a hostel with people A LOT OF PEOPLE, WHY CANT YOU GET A BETTER WIFI SERVICES. The place smell like old and wet. we went in november when its cold and raining. the only "good" thing about this place is their location, closer to a underground station, restaurants and museum, but that's it.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Our favourite place to stay when visiting London
Our favourite place to stay when visiting London as a family. Only a few minutes walk to several museums including the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum, and only a few minutes walk from South Kensington underground station. Kind and welcoming staff, use of kitchen and dining room all day, including a microwave and kettle, plates, cups, cutlery, etc. Clean and tidy. A big thank you to all the staff for welcoming us again! Steve
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The dorms are not recommended. Not terrible, but warn and generally drab. The 2 staff so met were very helpful. Also, there is a 3 pound charge for a towel---very unusual, that.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

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