facebook
calendar Check-in calendar Check-out

Student housing - Hostels - Coworking in London (England)

Students, international students, interns, backpackers, roomates and digital nomads can book cheap dorms and safe private rooms in downtown London, close to boarding schools, high schools, colleges, halls of residence and universities, close to buses or train stations, airports or major attractions in London.

Fully Furnished
Fully Furnished
All Bills included
All Bills included
WIFI
WIFI
Free Breakfast
Free Breakfast
Free Cancelation
Free Cancelation
WIFI
WIFI

Reviews for Backpackers

person icon muted
Romain
First experience in hostel and everything went well. Unbeatable price / quality ratio for this location in London!
9.4
Very good hostel!
person icon muted
vincent
Home super and a wonderful meeting
10.0
Home super and a wonderful meeting
person icon muted
alexis
Superb welcome, the bed and the roommate was cool. Little toilet / shower & hygiene therefore ... Lunch not too bad or good.
8.4
it was great, a good time, except for the shower
person icon muted
Pierre
The hotel was under renovation when I went, the staff is friendly. Everything went well.
8.7
Hotel not too noisy and quite new.
Universities
Universities
Landmarks
Landmarks
Districts
Districts

Landlords and property managers

Register now your property on our brand new Extranet.
Click here
extranet
London – Student accommodation, hostels and coworking spaces in London (England). Maps of London, photos and reviews for each place in London.

Welcome to London

London is a sprawling place with masses of cheap city centre hostels and well-located student accommodations to choose from. Exploring is a doddle. Step out of your dorm, charge up your Oyster card and you’re ready to go. Take a spin in the London Eye, enjoy a boat trip on the river Thames, or escape the bustle on Hampstead Heath. Book yourself into a downtown hostel and dive into the buzzing nightlife of Soho and the West End, or meet up with your mates after uni and have a drink in one of London's many pubs. Whether you’re traveling as a solo backpacker or spending a term in London as a uni student, you’ll fall in love over and over again as you explore the eclectic British capital.

The Line

The Line is a free public art walk! The route runs along the waterways, between Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and The O2. Download the free virtual guide at the link to accompany you on your stroll.

Hackney DIY Art Market

The borough of Hackney is fast becoming the city’s creative hotspot, and this market, held once every two months, allows you to browse work by up-and-coming talent.

British Museum

Explore past civilisations, relive historical events, and enjoy the vast collection of artefacts curated by the British Museum. It’s one of the world’s oldest museums and their vaults contain millions of objects. If you’re in a city centre hostel or student accommodation around Holborn or Russel Square, it’s right on your doorstep.
British Museum
British Museum

Big Ben

The towering, iconic timepiece is a must-see, and it’s close to several great affordable places to stay in Westminster. Better still, it’s part of Westminster Palace - home to the Houses of Parliament - so you can tick two landmarks off of your list while you go visit. What a bargain!
Big Ben
Big Ben

St Paul’s

When in London, one popular thing to do is to visit the spires of St. Paul’s Cathedral, the masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren. Climb to the dome for amazing views over the city. Admission to this famous landmark costs £17 per adult and £15 for students, so it may not be the best activity for backpackers and students who are on a budget.
St Paul’s Cathedral
St Paul’s Cathedral

Tower Bridge

There are prettier bridges, and there are bigger bridges, but there’s only one Tower Bridge. Backpackers and tourists flock to it in the hope of seeing it rise - that’s pretty cool, but the exhibition and the glass walkway 42 metres above the River Thames are even cooler. And much more reliable.
Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge

Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is a public square onWestminster, in central London. This iconic square features some of London’s main attractions. Once in the square, you can find galleries, historic buildings, statues, and monuments, such as its famous lion statues and the Trafalgar Square fountains.
Nelson’s Column
Nelson’s Column

London Eye

If you’ve just arrived in London want a bird’s-eye view of the city, head here. The Shard may be higher, but the Eye has a lovely riverside location. Book online in advance to beat the queues and grab a discount. The London Eye is not a super budget activity for someone trying to save up some pounds, but it's a must-see if you're staying in London for any period of time.

Stoke Newington

Great for pubs, independent shops, and vintage clothing, both students and backpackers will likely enjoy this neighborhood. It’s not on the tube but it’s easy to get there from Liverpool Street on the train, or you can take the bus.
Stoke Newington
Stoke Newington

Camden Town

If you’re after music, markets, and an open air shopping experience, look for a hostel or student accommodation in Camden Town. Head past the congested high street to find the historic markets north of the canal. Eclectic and vibrant, Camden’s labyrinth of market stalls hides plenty of treasures.
Camden Town
Camden Town

Hyde Park

Sometimes you need to escape the city. You don’t have to go far in London. Hyde Park is a huge green space in the centre of the city that contains Speaker’s Corner, the Serpentine Lake, and the Peter Pan Statue.
Hyde Park
Hyde Park

Buckingham Palace summer opening

Pop into Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s London residence between July and October. The Palace opens its doors every summer, allowing visitors to walk through 19 of the State Rooms and explore the Palace's Garden. During the rest of the year, the State Rooms are used for official entertaining and ceremonial functions.
Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace

National Gallery Friday Lates - Free to Attend (Gallery + Pub)

Every 4th Friday of the month, join a group of fellow art lovers to check out the The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. The event starts around 19:15 and runs until around 00:30 the next morning. Visit world-class exhibitions and engage in conversations about art with fellow enthusiasts. The group meets on the2nd floor landing area of Sainsbury Wing. Make sure to RSVP at the Meetup group link prior to attending. You can find the link here!

The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

Each year, 250,000 people flock to the Thames riverbank each year to watch the famed boat race between the University of Oxfordand the University of Cambridge. Spanning 4.2-miles (6.8kms), the course runs betweenPutneyandMortlake. The boat race takes place in March every year, and although the exact 2022 dates are not yet confirmed, a 2022 race is planned to take place.

Wireless

The Wireless Festival is a rap music festival that takes place every year in London. Managed by Live Nation, the festival may not be in the budget for a backpacker or student, but if you have some extra cash, it is definitely worth it. Click the link to find out information about the festival in 2022.
Wireless
Wireless

Baozi Inn

Located in Chinatown,Baozi Inn serves Northern Chinese street food at a decent price. If you're craving Chinese food, look no further!
Baozi Inn
Baozi Inn

Battersea Pie Station

Located in Covent Garden Market (not Battersea), Battersea Pie has mastered the art of that staple of British grub. Tuck into some lovely meat or veg encased in delicious pastry.

Berwick Street Market

One of the oldest markets in London, Berwick Street Market in SoHo is open Monday to Saturday from 8am until 6pm. You can get anything from falafel to fresh fruit. The market is super busy at lunchtime, so plan accordingly!
Berwick Street Market
Berwick Street Market

The Lost Angel

Opulent interiors, art deco themed cocktails, and burlesque shows – what’s not to love? Lost Society promises well-priced drinks and a great night out.
The Lost Angel
The Lost Angel

Crosse Keys

The cheapest place to grab a drink in the UK is generally in a Wetherspoons. The Crosse Keys is part of the chain and it’s located in a converted bank. Enjoy the spacious pub, and its huge oval shaped bar.
Cross Keys
Cross Keys

Cargo

Free entry before 10pm on Fridays, Cargo’s location under Shoreditch railway arches is as cool as the club itself. It hosts DJ nights, and it even has a great food menu.
Cargo
Cargo

Corsica Studios

You’re likely to experience a student night out in this trendy bar and club. If you’re into dubstep and garage then you’ll love Corsica. It’s a vibrant, exciting, and award winning venue.
Corsica Studios
Corsica Studios

XOYO

A café bar in Shoreditch, XOYO is renowned for its eclectic nights out; backpackers will fit right in with the colourful, friendly crowd. Plenty of familiar names have played at the club including Friendly Fires, Digitalism and Felix Da Housecat.
XOYO
XOYO

Brick Lane Market

Located in the Truman Market, this marketoperates every Sunday from around 9am to 5pm. Its food hall is home to 40 street food traders from all ove the world. Backpackers, students, and locals alike love this market from the vast variety of cuisines on offer. From Korean to Ethiopian, this market has it!
Brick Lane Market
Brick Lane Market

Portobello Road

An antiques market since the 1800s,Portobello Road is still going strong and is more diverse than ever – and it’s a stone’s throw from some great affordable accommodations in Bayswater and Notting Hill.
Portobello Road
Portobello Road

Oyster Card

An Oyster Card allows you to travel around London on the tube and save money as you go! You can purchase one at the link.

Santander Cycles

A Santander Cycle is an affordable, easy way to get around London! This popular bike rental costs £2 for unlimited bike journeys for up to 30 minutes.For journeys longer than 30 minutes, you can pay £2 for each additional 30 minutes. The bikes can be hired via the Santander Cycles app. The bikes do not need to get booked in advance.

Tkts Booth

Head to Leicester Square and grab some cheap tickets to some of London’s most celebrated theatre and musical performances. If you’re not too picky then this is the perfect option for absorbing some London-centric entertainment.

Airports: There are five major airports in London. You can arrive in the British capital via Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick, Luton, or London City. Getting into the city centre to find your dorm bed is easy, but as usual, it will take a bit longer if you want to save the pennies. From Heathrow, you can catch the fast – but expensive – Heathrow Express to Paddington Station, or save money by taking one of the regular Piccadilly Line trains. Gatwick has both an express service and standard local rail services into London Victoria, and from Stansted you can take the Stansted Express service into Liverpool Street station. Rail: London has a number of mainline train stations including: Waterloo: Trains to southwest London and south coast Paddington: Trains to the west and Heathrow Airport King’s Cross: Trains to the north and midlands St Pancras: Trains to the north, midlands and continent (Eurostar) Euston: Trains to the north and Scotland Charing Cross: Trains to the south Victoria: Trains to the southeast and south coast and Gatwick Airport London Bridge: Trains to the south Liverpool Street: Trains to the east and Stansted Airport The city centre and many London suburbs are connected by the London Underground, also known as the Tube. Its eleven lines are colour-coded, and it’s easy to navigate the network using the iconic Tube Map. You can pick up a pocket copy at any underground station. Bus: Backpackers and students travelling by bus will arrive at Victoria Coach Station, located in the centre of the city. It’s the place of arrival for most coaches into London. It’s about a 10 minute walk from the Victoria rail terminus (Victoria Line, suburban rail services and local bus services). Getting around: The city has an integrated travel system, and if you’re travelling on a daily or weekly ‘Travelcard’ you can hop between tube, bus and local rail services using the same ticket. There are nine travel zones so make sure that you buy a ticket that covers the zones you want to visit. By far the easiest way of managing your travel is to get an Oyster card. They’re available at any station and can be charged up with cash, allowing you to ride anywhere on the network on a ‘pay as you go’ basis. It’s also worth travelling at off-peak hours as its can be much cheaper. There are also options to rent bicycles and experience the city on your own terms. Language: English Currency: Pound Sterling (£/GBP) Voltage: 230 v Timezone: Greenwich Mean Time Zone (UTC+00:00) Dialing code: For international calls the United Kingdom’s telephone code is +44. The area code in London is 020. Post offices: Stratford Post Office 26 - 28 The Broadway, Stratford, London Tel:+44 345 722 3344 Camden High Street Post Office 112 – 114 Camden High Street, Camden Town, London Tel: 0345 722 3344 Belsize Park Post Office 199 – 205 Belsize Park, London Tel:+44 20 7431 6985 Hospitals: The Royal London Hospital Whitechapel Rd, London E1 1FR, United KingdomTel:+44 20 7377 7000University College Hospital 235 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BU, United Kingdom Tel:+44 20 3456 7890Open 24 hours Tourist information: St. Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8BX, United Kingdom Tel:+44 20 7332 3456 Opening hours: Traditional business opening hours are 9am – 5:30pm. But you’ll find some shops, plenty of restaurants, and even more bars and clubs that stay open far later. Emergency numbers: The emergency services can be contacted on 999. Non-emergency services can be contacted on 111.