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- Posted: Monday, January 25, 2010
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Cheap Hostels in London
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London can be an expensive city to visit so if you are looking for a good deal on accommodation why not book a cheap hostel in London town! Our site features affordable accommodation in all of the major areas of the city, including Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, Kensington, Camden, Soho, Earls Court, Hyde Park, Hammersmith and Victoria.
We offer hostel hunters the chance to read real customer reviews of the various properties, such as Journeys Kings Cross who have beds available from just £10 a night. Check out reviews of Journeys Kings Cross St. Pancras. And why not let others who have already experienced the hostels on offer help you decide where to stay? Accommodation reviews are posted on the site, along with a percentage rating to help you make up your mind.
We truly spoil the eager jet setter with the number of London hostels to choose from on our website, all varying in price and prevalence of home comforts. If you fancy pampering yourself and don't mind flashing the cash, there are hostels available that offer en-suite rooms equipped with air conditioning and plasma screens, or all-you-can-eat breakfasts and free towels and bed linen.
However, if you want something a bit more cheap and cheerful, your tastes are catered for as well, with premises such as The Royal Bayswater Hostel ideal for those on a budget.
If it's your first time in London and you're not sure what's going on in the city while you're there, don't panic. Just head to our travel blog, which is penned by resident travel journalist Sam Buckley.
He's a seasoned voyager, hailing originally from Denver, Colorado and should be able to help you assuage all your trials and tribulations, pointing out the best places to go and sometimes even setting you in the right direction for things to do for free in London.
There are plenty of things to do in London for the eager tourist or backpacker. Make sure you visit the London Eye, which is one of the city's main attractions, tempting around 3.7 million people aboard in 2004. It costs £12.50 and lasts approximately half an hour, giving tourists a great bird's eye view of the city.
Or you could head to the most popular gallery in London, the National, where you'll be able to see Van Gogh's Daffodils in the flesh. Head to Trafalgar Square if this sounds like fun, where you'll also find the National Portrait Gallery. Or check out some of the action in the Premier League Football because London is one of the top football cities in Europe. It is home to Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, West Ham & Fulham to name a few.
Choosing a hostel can be tricky, which is why we provide real user reviews of all hostels, budget hotels and guesthouses. Palmers Lodge has achieved a score of 85% and has over 100 london hostel reviews. Joel from Sweden said he liked the basement bar, while France's Anthony posted a message saying that overall, it is an excellent place to stay.
The Steam Engine, Bestplace Inn, Waterloo also scored highly among visitors, averaging 82%. It offers guests 24-hour security, a BBQ area, parking facilities and WiFi and internet access. There's also a pool table and games room, which should keep you entertained.