Newly Refurbished in 2014
Free Continental Breakfast
Free Wi-Fi ( throughout the hostel - all bedrooms and common rooms)
Free Locker ( under bed - bring a padlock)
Free City Maps
Free London Walking Tour ( every day)
Free Bed Linen
Free Sim Card ( for local Mobile/Cell Phones)
Welcome to London Backpackers, one of London's Original Hostel/Backpackers, welcoming travellers for over 20 years. Our aim is to provide you with a cheap, comfortable, safe and enjoyable stay and enabling you to meet other like minded travellers from around the world.
We have a mixture of private rooms, single sex and mixed dorms, all beds for 2014 come with a charging points ( sockets & USBS), reading lights, privacy curtains and under bed storage. We also have a fully equipped self catering kitchen, TV lounge with massive movie library. We also have a games room with a pool table, board games, music system and sports equipment to use in the local park. All rooms have digital locks and the hostel is covered by CCTV, and we also have lockers in various sizes. There is no curfew, access is 24/7.
We are only a 20 minute tube ride to Camden Town which has great markets and nightlife everyday, 20 mins to Lords Cricket Ground & Wembley Stadium. Middlesex University is only a 10 minute walk from our hostel.
Also the new Saracens Rugby Team ground 'Allianz Park' is only a 10 minute bus ride away.
Our hostel is also the closest hostel to Luton and Stansted Airports and we will email you directions on how to get to us from every airport.
The hostel is less than a minute walk from Hendon Central Tube station and Hendon Park is just up the road with a large football field, tennis courts, basketball courts and it is a great place to get active during the day or to chill out with friends in the evening.
We also have karaoke nights where you can test your vocal skills and even record yourself to share with friends and family, with over 1000 songs.
We recommend groups contact us prior to making any reservation, to enable us to help make your stay more enjoyable.
Bookings on this website not valid for existing guests.
(If you are an existing guest and you book with hostelworld or any affiliated websites) your booking will be honoured but you will be charged the full nightly rate)
Please Note: This hostel is for 18 -35 year olds only. If you below this age, please contact the hostel prior to making the reservation.
We look forward to seeing you soon.
London Backpackers Customer Service Team!
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Pool Table
- Postal Service
- Reception (limited hours)
- Safe Deposit Box
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Not Included
- 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.
This hostel caters for people 18-35 years old only.
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From Heathrow Airport:
Take the Piccadilly Line on the Underground to King's Cross station. At King's Cross station you must change onto the Northern line, where you take the Northbound Underground train towards Edgware. The train destinations will be indicated on the overhead signs on the platforms and on the front of arriving trains. Once at Hendon Central, exit the station and turn left, walking towards the corner where you should be able to see our large orange sign around 50 meters up the street on the right hand side.
We are just merely 30 seconds' walk from the station.
From Gatwick Airport:
Take the Gatwick Express to Victoria Station, then you need to get on the Underground and take the Victoria Line Northbound train to Warren Street and change onto the Northern Line ( going Northbound) towards Edgware, you need to exit at Hendon Central Underground Station. Once at Hendon Central, exit the station and turn left, walking towards the corner where you should be able to see our large orange sign around 50 meters up the street on the right hand side.
From Luton Aiport:
Take the EASY BUS - ( www.easybus.co.uk ) to Baker Street -from there take the Bus 113 - to Hendon Central.
Alternatively, for a faster option. you catch the Greenline coach ( www.greenline.co.uk ) to Brent Cross and walk up the Hendon Way ( A41 ) for 10 mins to the junction of Hendon Central. The hostel is located in between the road where Virgin Active gym and Hendon Central Underground station is.
From Stanstead Airport:
Take the National Express coach A6 ( www.nationalexpress.co.uk ) to Golders Green station ( 45 mins ) and from there take the Bus 83 to Hendon Central ( 10 mins ).
From the City by Tube:
From whichever Tube Station you find yourself you need to get to the Northern Line (The Black Line) heading towards Edgware and get off at Hendon Central Underground Station. Once at Hendon Central, exit the station and turn left, walking towards the corner where you should be able to see our large orange sign around 50 meters up the street on the right hand side.
From the City when the Tube has closed:
There are Night buses which operate when the Tube is closed. The Night bus to get to Hendon Central is the N5. It originates from Trafalgar Square then passes all the following Stations, Leicester Square, Tottenham Court Road, Goodge Street, Warren St, Euston, Camden Town, Chalk Farm, Belsize Park, Hampstead, Golders Green then Hendon Central. If you are unsure where you are just ask a bus driver how to get to one of these stops to catch the N5.
UNDERGROUND: Hendon Central Station ( Northern Line )
British Rail ( Overground ) - Hendon Station