Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Additional Terms and Conditions

In order for us to hold the beds for you, we ask you to pay an additional 40 (fourty) percent security deposit (on top of the 10% already paid when you booked online) of the total amount to our bank account, and the remainder (50%) in cash on arrival, or by bank transfer before arrival.
We cannot hold the beds until we have received the security deposit, at least two weeks before arrival.
Don't hesitate to contact us if you need more information.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Great Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to central hostel

We have a safe, clean and cheap hostel right in the centre of London. All old London town has to offer is within walking distance from us. Central hostel is 5 minutes' walk from Kensington palace, Hyde Park, Notting hill and Portobello markets.

Any Da Vinci Code enthusiasts' we are 3 minutes’ walk from opus dei their London headquarters. '1 minute if you’re being chased by sirus'

We are in zone 1. All London attractions are in this zone. Makes travel by bus and train in London as cheap as you can get it.

Our dorm rooms are 6-8 people. Quad rooms (4 person) and twin rooms also available.

Our facilities- 24 hr reception, cooking facilities, internet, TV and DVD, safe deposit boxes, laundry, smokers' room, all bedding supplied, no curfew, no lock out.

-free use of our DVD collection. (After a long day seeing all of London’s attractions it's nice to sit down and watch a movie of your choice.)

We have a great reception area full of people like yourselves. You might make a friend, or share some of your travelling experiences. It's your trip, it's what you make it. We like to party here. We provide the base you provide the madness.

Attention to all guest:
Running a smaller business is difficult enough at the best of times, but the current trading conditions
A result of the so-called credit crunch
Attitude, politics and religion stay at the door.

**Please note Key deposit is £ 10 Alternatively, Central Hostel accepts 10 € or a valid passport/National photo ID which can be switch at any time with £ 10.

**please note: you must have photo id with you for checking in

**Dear Customers, Central Hostel operates age restriction policy.
You need to be between 16-40 years old in order to be able to check in.

The party starts with you.

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Come and meet our lovely staff and international travellers at our sociable hostel in central London. If you're looking for a welcoming party hostel where you can hang out with new friends, you're in the right place! The bars and clubs of vibrant Soho are a short ride on the underground. Love to dance? Us too! That's why we've got a 24-hour reception and no curfew. To recover the next day, put your feet up in our communal lounge with a takeaway.


We're in Kensington, a residential neighbourhood with plenty of lively pubs. Bayswater underground, served by the Circle and District lines, is a two-minute walk away, and London's main airports are between 30 minutes to an hour away from Victoria, Paddington and Liverpool Street stations. Drop your bags and walk 15 minutes to Notting Hill's Portobello Road Market for shopping – stalls sell an array of jewellery and vintage clothes. And there's a huge choice of food, too! On warmer days, gather fellow sunseekers and soak up the rays in Hyde Park – less than a 10-minute stroll away.

Rooms and Dorms

Choose from a shared mixed or single-sex dorm, or a comfortable quad room if you’re up for meeting new people. If you’re after a little more peace and quiet, go for a private room. All beds come with linen, while most rooms have sinks and drawers, so you can easily stow your clothes away. Meanwhile, the free in-room Wi-Fi means you can message your mates from your bed (we know that on some mornings it's tough to get up!).

Extras and activities

After a day’s shopping on Oxford Street, choose a DVD from our collection and crash in the lounge for the night. Like to cook? Head straight to our shared kitchen. You'll also find those little extras that make travelling so much easier like luggage storage and a safe deposit box – so don't worry about your stuff. Plus we have a travel desk and free maps to help you plan your trip.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 6.0

  • Security 7.0

  • Location 7.0

  • Staff 7.0

  • Atmosphere 6.0

  • Cleanliness 6.0

  • Facilities 6.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    23 Jan 2020
    Lovely clean Hostel, relaxing peaceful and the staff are supper friendly. Close to all tourist attractions and history of London culture. Value for money. You can cook your own food.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    10 Aug 2019
    This was a good place to stay for one night. It’s not the place to go if you’re a traveller looking for a lively social hostel that’s near the centre. The name of the hostel is a little misleading as it’s not central. It’s not hard to get to though and is really close to Notting Hill and Portobello Market. If you have any difficulty walking up and down stairs this is not the place for you. The rooms were clean and comfortable and it’s really quiet. Overall it was good value for the low price.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    02 Aug 2019
    Pretty good hostel, felt a bit cramped but it is London. Staff were super helpful and it had one of the best kitchen's we'd seen in a hostel in the UK. Pretty close to everything. You could walk into town if you didn't want to get the tube.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    25 Jul 2019
    El personal y el costo es excelente, pero al hostal le hace falta unas mejoras fisicas en las habitaciones. Por lo demas tiene muy buena ubicación a 5 minutos de la transportación publica.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0


    27 Jul 2019
    It's old hostel but not bad! I booked mixed dorm but the staff upgraded the room for female, i really appreciate it. good location. It was hard to find the hostel because it's hidden in the basement
    South Korea, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    25 Jul 2019
    This isn’t the best nor the worst hostel I’ve ever stayed at. The toilets were kinda disgusting. The beds were fine and mattresses were nice! The rooms are kinda small and cramped together but the location is really great. Just in the middle of the city centre. Would recommend for a shorter stay.
    Denmark, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 6.6


    10 Aug 2019
    The hostel is OK, it's not as bad as many reviews here. However, I was traveling in Southeast Asia before, so my standards for hostels have changed.. There was no soap in the bathroom, no plugs next to the bed, no locker in the room, room was very stuffy. But the staff was nice, the bed was clean, the location is great and price is good for London! It doesn't seem like a good place to meet new people or socialise, but if you just want to sleep in a clean bed and shower, it's completely fine :)
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 3.7


    13 Aug 2019
    Got bitten by Bed bugs at this hostel. Only stayed one night and am covered in bites all over me. Don’t risk staying here, it’s not worth it! Not very secure they don’t have lockers available and showers don’t have locks. Tiny kitchen and fridge to share which is too easy for people to walk down and access off the street.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 2.9


    30 Dec 2019
    We paid £80 (2 nights). Yellow puddle upon entry mix of bleach, damp & paint smells throughout building, No signs of upkeep. Our room wasn't cleaned, there was a strong smell of BO, bed was itchy & lamp was broken. Shower facilities were terrible. The 2nd night, receptionist gave away our room, nearly all our stuff was moved while we were out, we were given a (better) room which was just tolerable. Had to go to our old room to get the rest of our stuff that they didn't move. NEVER AGAIN!
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 2.9


    09 Aug 2019
    Honestly, it is not worth your money. It's a dirty, dark and weird place. The kitchen is very small and lacks utensils, the common room is dark, zero atmosphere and there's always people sleeping on the couches. If you're a single girl, think twice before going there. Furthermore, the staff was absolutely unhelpful, no one "knew anything" or "could do anything" about cancelling our reservations or changing our rooms.
    Italy, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Café