Looking for cheap accommodation in London that does not compromise on quality? Staying in London does not have to be expensive. You can save money at a cheap London hotel or guesthouse. There are several places to stay in London on a budget, including cheap hostels, hotels, budget guesthouses and home stays. Our overview of cheap accommodation in London makes it much easier for you to find the best value accommodation and book a cheap room.
Point A Hotel, Kings Cross
The brand new Point A Hotel, located near Kings Cross Station, has rooms on the smaller side, but comes equipped with a flat screen Smart TV, fast wifi, aircon units, comfy bed and smart storage facilities. Guests can take advantage of free tea and snacks.
The Z Hotel Soho
Z Hotel has rooms available for as little as £70 fitted with all the essentials: en suite, toiletries, flat screen TV and free wifi. The hotel has a good location with famous theatres, museums, shops and restaurants within walking distance.
Caring Hotel, London
Located in Bayswater, is a great place to kick back after a long day of sightseeing. It starts at the £70-£80 mark and all rooms have a bright, modern feel with all the essential amenities.
If you are looking for a cosy, home away from home atmosphere, Palmers Lodges Swiss Cottage is the ideal place to absorb in the English ambience. You can socialise with other travellers in the downstairs pub. It is located right near the tube and is accessible to everything. Their bunk beds have heavy curtains, ensuring privacy even in a busy dorm.
Travel Joy Hostels
Built around a pub – the King William IV, this budget hostel has mixed dorms with bedside lockers for valuables starting from £21. Free wifi and generous buffet breakfasts makes it even lucrative. There are laundry services and a large bar at the centre of the hostel.
Youth Hostel Association’s hostel
This budget hostel with five floors of neatly designed rooms is ideal for tourists & backpackers with 24hr access and easy walk from most of central London especially Oxford Street which is just few blocks away. The basement contains a well-equipped kitchen and washing areas for lodgers.
Hub Rooms, Spitalfields
Rooms have comfy, high beds with a little desk and en suite shower. In Hub, everything from booking to dimming lights can be controlled via an app on your phone.
Safestay Holland Park
Despite the corporate-sounding name, Safestay Holland Park is basically one of London’s leafiest hostel options, with lovely gardens and a terrace partly built in a Jacobean mansion within Holland Park. It’s colourful, spacious interiors are a perfect retreat from the bustle of London. Accommodation options run from twin rooms to 33-bed dormitories (bunk beds with handy reading lights and privacy curtains, from £17 per night.
Church Street Hotel
The original family-run hotel is located near Camberwell Green. It has bright, high-ceilinged bedrooms in vivid colours like the Mexican sunset. Organic pastries and cereals are served for breakfast in an icon-filled dining room that also operates as a 24hr honesty bar. You only have to pay £90 for a double with shared bathroom, which is a real good deal.
Located in Bloomsbury, it is a good option for those with ultra-tight budget. It offers private rooms for £50 or so a night along with in-house cinema and individual room lockers. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, laundry, 24×7 hotel-style reception and a lounge that hosts regular gigs and DJs.