This hostel is one of the older ones putting it in the cheaper price range catering the individual traveller, situated in the busy centre of Earls Court in the west of London near The London Exhibition Centre and handy for Heathrow Airport. A large underground station is based on Earls Court Road which carries you all over London, local buses operate along Earls Court Road together with National coaches making a stop, on street parking is available outside the hostel, certain hours of the day this is free.
Steps lead to the reception area meaning it is not wheelchair friendly. It does not have bar facilities, food and soft beverages can be purchased from reception. Most of the reception staff are helpful but this depends on who is working when you get to the hostel.
Dormatories consist of four to six bedded rooms with bunk beds, these are a good size do not have en-suite facilities. Bathrooms and toilets are situated along the corridors.. There is a large television room with table and chairs. The hostel does not have a lift so suitcases need to be carried up and down stairs. There is a free luggage room in the basement together with priced lockers in the basement. WiFi is available by purchasing Global Gossip cards between one to seven days purchased from Reception. They can also be used to make international calls from a red telephone situated in a large lounge at the rear of the building overlooking the garden. The garden has seats and tables so on a nice day you can sit outside.
Tickets to London attractions can be purchased at reception. Many restaurants and bars can be found in the area. Food can be purchased in the supermarkets, shops and banks are along Earls Court Road.
6-10 = Advantages - location/quiet/television
Disadvantages - no bar/older building/no en-suite in dormatories
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A great backpackers hostel, the modern facilities in this lovely Victorian building make a convenient base for a cheap city break. Whether you’re in London to explore the attractions or just attending a gig at the nearby Olympia or Earls Court exhibition centres, the location is perfect. This west London Youth Hostel offers cheap accommodation near to the vibrant city centre. The area has a cosmopolitan feel and is close to Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, the Natural History Museum and the Royal Albert Hall - great for a weekend break ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- London Earl`s Court Yha Hotel London