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36 reviews
Guests rated this property 2.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • 24/7 Front Desk


Explore the area

Popular LocationKensington Palace13 min walk
Popular LocationHyde Park18 min walk
Popular LocationRoyal Albert Hall9 min drive
AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)36 min drive

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  • 1 Bed in 7 Bed Female Dormitory

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  • 1 Bed in 8 Bed Mixed Dormitory

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About this area


Located in London's London City Centre neighborhood, Central Hotel is in the city center. Kensington Palace and Royal Albert Hall are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Queensway and Kensington High Street. Consider Piccadilly Theatre for a night out, and don't miss ZSL London Zoo, a top local attraction.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kensington Palace - 13 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 18 min walk
  • Royal Albert Hall - 9 min drive
  • Marble Arch - 10 min drive
  • Natural History Museum - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Bayswater Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • London Paddington Station - 17 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 36 min drive


  • The Prince Edward - 2 min walk
  • Kings Head - 3 min walk
  • La Gitana - 3 min walk
  • L'Accento - 3 min walk
  • Santorini Restaurant - 3 min walk
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About this property

Central Hotel

London hostel in London City Centre, walk to Queensway
This smoke-free hostel features a 24-hour front desk, tour/ticket assistance, and a TV in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free train station pick-up are also provided. Other amenities include a front-desk safe. All 76 rooms provide refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops.
Central Hotel offers 76 shared accommodations. Guests can make use of the in-room full-sized refrigerators/freezers and microwaves. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Property amenities


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

No onsite parking available
Free train station pick-up shuttle

Family friendly

Full-sized refrigerator


Front-desk safe
No elevators

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Housekeeping (on request)
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken



Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities




Shared bathroom

Food and drink



Shared accommodations



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 6 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 6 are welcome

Important information

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.
  • No onsite parking is available.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

We should mention

Children 6 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Central Hostel London
Central Hostel
Central Hostel
Central Hotel London
Central Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Central Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation London

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Central Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Central Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Central Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hostel?
Central Hotel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Central Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM–5:30 AM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Central Hotel?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Queensway and Kensington Gardens. Kensington Palace and Portobello Road Market are also within 15 minutes. Bayswater Underground Station is only a 4-minute walk and Queensway Underground Station is 7 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Central Hotel

Guest rating
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019


  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities

No cover sheet for blanket. I was so uncomfortable sleep in the bed without flat sheet. Need to bring your own towels shampoo and toothbrush. Everything is old and broke.

Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019


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    Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019


    • Disliked: Staff & service, amenities

    Stayed 8 nights in Jun 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019