Hostels for backpackers in London

Staying in any city can be expensive, but there is something to be said about booking accommodation in London. It is okay if you are travelling to the city for a special occasion, but, what if you are exploring everything that it offers on a back packers budget?

The answer that you may have been looking for comes in the form of hostels. But, with so many options to consider, which are the best hostels in London? 

Palmers Lodge

There are two Palmers Lodge hostels in London; Swiss Cottage and Hillspring. Both of which have a great number of benefits for those who are looking to stay in a top quality hostel whilst they are in the city. Palmers Lodge hostels are safe and secure. They have lockers in every room as well as safes and luggage storage in the hostel too. There is also free WiFi in every room, as well as access to free desktops, which mean that you can stay in touch with those people back home. The dorms are spacious and beautifully decorated and plenty of thought and effort has gone into making sure that you feel like you are in a home away from home whilst you are staying there. 

Clink Hostels

A global chain, it comes as little surprise that Clink is on our list of pretty awesome hostels to stay at in London. Known to be friendly and social, the Clink London hostel is in the perfect location to help you to explore everything that the city has to offer. Not only do they ensure that you are included in social gatherings to stave off loneliness (a common problem for those who are backpacking alone) but they also employ friendly and approachable staff too, which will mean that you have someone to ask those all important questions to. These hostels come with a self-catering kitchen, which gives you the space to cook for yourself. As well as this, the dorms are well equipped and you are always going to feel secure whilst you stay there. 

Generator Hostels

Whilst some people are looking for a quiet place to rest whilst they are travelling, there are also those who want to get every single thing that they can out of the experience. For these people, Generator is the place to stay. The London branch is found not far from Covent Garden, which means that it is ideally located for you to explore some of the very best that London has to offer. Although, with a hostel this pretty, you might want to stay in instead. It is decorated with bold and bright patterns as well as plenty of décor and items that are going to remind you of just what it means to be British. There is even a bar within the hostel itself, which is the ideal place to spend the evening, sharing experiences and making friends. 

This is just a snippet of the hostels that you can choose from if you are planning to travel to London. So, what are you waiting for? Book in one of these amazing hostels and you can have the ideal base to explore the wider city. 

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