Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea
Our hostel is located in central London, with all of the major attractions London can offer, very close by. Travel Joy Hostels prides itself in ensuring that our guests have an experience which is full of fun. Our location is in one of the safest areas of London. We can promise that our guests have a relaxed and comfortable stay with us.
Travel Joy Hostels Chelsea is centrally located in London between Pimlico and Chelsea and facing the River Themes. Westminster Parliament is 1 and a half km down the river. Our old historic building is overlooking the Battersea Power Station, one of London's landmarks which generated electricity around the city up until the 1980's.
Underneath us lies a lively pub offering live music at the weekend featuring bands from all over the city playing all sort of music. Here you can meet people from all over the world, make friends and share your travel stories with other travelers. Experience an international atmosphere in a traditional English pub, sit back and watch some TV on our big screens and enjoy a drink after a long day of sightseeing.
If you don't feel like going far for a bit of food, we have a Thai restaurant where you can choose from tasty Asian and English dishes, here on the premises.
Our hostel is great for relaxation and we have balconies overlooking the river, perfect to chill out in the evenings. Our rooms are clean and comfortable and we offer modern facilities, safe accommodation, hardworking staff, postal service, washing/dryer machine, iron/ironing board, hairdryer and towel hire.
There is an outdoor terrace where we have BBQs.
Check-in time is from 2 pm. and check out is at 11:00 am.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Board Games
- Breakfast Included
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Currency exchange
- Free City Maps
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Postal Service
- Safety Deposit Box
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 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.
Our reception hours from Monday to Saturday are 24/24. For late check-ins cases we have a buzzer on the side door of the building.
Our reception will be closed on Sunday from 00:00 to 7:30 but you still can check-in, just give us a call to our phone which is located on the side door of the building.
We do offer free WiFi, and our internet cafe access is £0.50 for half hour and £1.00 for an hour.
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From Gatwick Airport:
With a timetable departure of every 15 minutes, and with a journey time of just 30 minutes, Gatwick Express is the easiest way to get from London Gatwick Airport to Victoria Train Station, then you have to take the London Underground on the Victoria Line Southbound and get off at Pimlico Station which is the first stop.
From Heathrow Airport:
From 05:00 to 23:00, take the London Underground on the Piccadilly Line, change at Green Park for the Victoria Line Southbound. Get off the tube at Pimlico Station which is the second stop.
From Stansted Airport:
The Stansted Express runs every 15 minutes and reaches London Liverpool Street in 45 minutes. Trains depart from Stansted Airport rail station, situated directly below the terminal. The London Underground connections which will bring you to Liverpool Street, from there take the Central Line Westbound to Oxford Circus, change there for the Victoria Line Southbound. Get off the tube at Pimlico Station which is the third stop.
Also, Stansted Airport's bus and coach station will bring you to Victoria Coach Station. You can either take a taxi for 6/7 or walk; please see directions below. Coach tickets can be bought at the ticket desk in arrivals (open 06:00 to 01:00), in the coach station (24 hours, seven days a week) or on board.
From Luton Airport:
East Midlands Trains (formerly Midland Mainline) operate a frequent service from Luton Airport Parkway station to St. Pancras International. Average journey time is 35 minutes. Where you are at St Pancras/Kings Cross Station take the London Underground - Victoria Line Southbound, and then get off at Pimlico Station which is the seventh stop.
Directions from Victoria Coach Station by walk:
Head southwest on Buckingham Palace Rd/A3214 toward Semley Place, turn left onto Ebury Bridge/B324, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Sutherland St, then turn right onto Turpentine Lane, continue onto Peabody Ave, continue onto Turpentine Lane, slight right onto Lupus St, turn left onto Grosvenor Rd/A3212.
Directions from Pimlico Station by walk:
Once you get out of Pimlico Tube Station look for Aylesford Street or St Georges Square. Walk to the end of either of these roads in the direction of the Thames River and Grosvenor Road. At Grosvenor Road turn right and continue 500m until you see Battersea Power Station on the other side of the river which we are directly opposite to.
Located near the Houses of Parliament/Big Ben, Chelsea, Knightsbridge, Battersea Power Station, Tate Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London Eye, Harrods, Hyde Park, Standford Bridge Stadium, West End and Oxford Street.