Arsenal Tavern Backpackers
If you want to be a part of a social & informal atmosphere with positive people along with the fastest free Wi-Fi in London, a cheap bar and all in an excellent convenient location, then we look forward to seeing you soon.
We are only 2 stops from King’s Cross St Pancras station!
We have the largest social area of any hostel in London, its big enough to find your own private area when you want to chill and lots of people in it when you don’t. It ticks all the boxes. With a stage for live music, large cinema screen, free pool tables, free table tennis and a PlayStation 4 you will never be bored. Did we mention the free superfast Wi-Fi throughout the hostel?
And we just keep getting better….
Unique to the hostel, Stoke Newington’s Church Street with independent restaurants, pubs, shops and cafes serving the best coffee in London are only a 10 minute walk from the hostel. When you get bored of Shoreditch, check out Stokey.
We are only minutes away from the night-life of Camden, Holloway, Dalston and Hoxton. Awesome!
Arsenal Football Club and the Emirates Stadium is only 5 minutes’ walk away. Our bar and the hostel are a great place to be on match days. Carnage!
Going to a gig or event at the Alexandra Palace? We are only 20 minutes by bus away from the Ally Pally!
Direct links to Heathrow Airport
We are big on security and provide lockers free of charge and CCTV throughout the hostel.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Reception is open from 08:00 until 00.00. If you are arriving outside of this time you must email us. (24 hour access after check in).
***We only accept a passport or equivalent travel document as proof of identity to check in and do not allow London locals to stay***
**£10 cash deposit for keys and late check outs**
We are a youth hostel for ages 18 to 35 and we reserve the right to refuse admission at our discretion.
We may charge your credit/debit card in full before arrival for all bookings. If we cannot take payment your reservation may be cancelled.
Cancellations and changes to bookings can only be made by email 48 hours before check in.
No Shows and late cancellations will be charged the full amount of the booking.
Two week maximum stay at this hostel
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Cable TV
- Ceiling Fan
- Common Room
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Pool Table
- Postal Service
- Safe Deposit Box
- Steam Room
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
We are a youth hostel for backpackers & travellers only. We do not allow local residents to stay with us and we may require proof of address.
*We only accept a passport or equivalent travel document as proof of identity to check in; UK driving licences are not accepted*
Deposit of ID required for keys and late check outs
2 week maximum stay at this hostel
No Refund Policy after check in.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
The nearest tube stations are Arsenal Tube station or Finsbury Park Tube Station. 7 mins walk.
From Finsbury Park Tube Station, Take exit towards Station Place/ Buses, Cross over to Barclays Bank & turn left you will walk past Tesco's, 99p store, Subway etc etc... & then take the 1st right, walk down the Blackstock Road and our hostel is along the road on the left.
From Arsenal Tube Station, take the exit, turn left and walk down Gillespie Road, which connects to Blackstock Road. You'll see Arsenal Tavern Hostel on the opposite corner, to your left.
From Heathrow Airport:
Take the Piccadilly Line all the way to Finsbury Park Tube Station or Arsenal Tube station and follow directions as above.
From Gatwick Airport:
First Capital Connect trains will take you straight to St Pancras Station. Change here for Piccadilly Line to Finsbury Park Station or Arsenal Station and then follow directions as above.
From Stansted Airport:
You can take a bus (Terravision Buses) or the train (Stansted Express). Both of them will take you to Liverpool St. Station. From there transfer to the Underground and take the Metropolitan Line to Kings Cross St Pancras tube station and change to the Piccadilly Line all the way to Arsenal station and then follow directions as above.
From Luton Airport:
You can take the bus (Easybus or Green Line Coach will take you to Baker St Station) or the train (Luton Express will bring you to Paddington Station). From there take the tube to Kings Cross St Pancras Tube Station. Change there for Piccadilly Line all the way to Arsenal Station and then follow directions as above.
From Victoria Coach and Train Stations:
Take the Underground, going on the Victoria Line to Finsbury Park Tube Station and then follow directions as above.
Getting around is quick and easy with both Arsenal Station & Finsbury Park Station within an easy 5 minute walk from the hostel. Heathrow Airport is directly connected to Arsenal Underground station.