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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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

The guest can cancel free of charge until 1 day before arrival. The guest will be charged the total price if they cancel within 1 day before arrival. If the guest doesn’t show up they will be charged the total price.

Additional Terms and Conditions

•Every guest must present valid, government-issued photo ID when checking in. Foreign nationals must have an EU Identity Card or passport. We have a strict policy: No ID, No Stay, with no exceptions.
•ALL guests must be 18 or over.
•Free fast Wi-Fi throughout the building.
•Large common area with chairs/tables and bar to hangout ( T&C apply) •Free luggage storage and safety deposit boxes available for hire.
•Clean, crisp linen and if you need towels we have them for hire.
•CCTV in all common areas.
•Hire padlocks and adaptors available.
•We have a pub kitchen that serves amazing food daily from 11 am to 10 pm.
•As a guest you will get discount on Food/Drinks and our Brunch, which is available Monday-Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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


The Birds Hostel

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Just a few minutes walk from the Central line, The Birds Hostel gives you the community of East London with the accessibly of the whole of the city. Despite the quiet, leafy feel of Leytonstone, you can be in Oxford Circus within 30 minutes, shopping your heart out. Why pay central London prices when you can be in the heart of the city so quickly? Explore the tourist spots and head back to a community of real Londoners to recharge.

Enjoy a good night’s sleep in our always-crisp white linen and be ready explore in the morning – after a delicious continental breakfast to set you up on your way. Food is very important to The Birds, with a highly regarded menu of vegan and meat dishes served in the friendly, craft beer-focused pub below. It’s a menu that’s picked up lots of praise this year from food reviewers and bloggers. And with a 20% discount on food and drink for all residents, you can try all the London craft beers that are becoming world famous in the amazing décor inspired by local boy Alfred Hitchcock.

Also crucial is security, with is why we have installed the latest key card system that means that you won’t have any surprise visitors and you can come and go any time of the day or night. We also have lockers which you can use your own padlock or hire one. Also available are larger lockers (covered by CCTV) for rent at £2 a day, giving you the confidence to get out and enjoy London.

We offer 6 or 9 beds mixed dormitory rooms, whereas 1 room is female only dormitory.

Secure Lockers for rent, covered by 24/7 CCTV.
Towel Rental
Power Adaptors

The Birds Hostel Policies and Conditions:

A £5 deposit is taken on arrival for the door access card for the building and your room. Deposit is returned on receipt on the card on check out.

Check in from 15:00 to 23:00.
Check out before 11:00
Late check out (before 14:00) is £5

Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. Payment may be taken on booking, before arrival.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.

Reception: 24/24h.
No curfew.
Non smoking.
No children allowed.
Guests must be over 18 years old.
Guests must provide ID/Passport.
The maximum period of stay is of 6 days. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 8.4

  • Location 7.6

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 7.9

  • Cleanliness 6.9

  • Facilities 7.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    14 Sep 2019
    Best one I've stayed at so far. Top notch everything only missing privacy curtains
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    13 Aug 2019
    Kind staff; they're very friendly and ask you your day all the time; I appreciate that, Clean toilets and showers, All day free of charge coffee, tea etc. Inclusive breakfast; Perfect. 10/10
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    31 Aug 2019
    I enjoyed my stay at The Birds hostel. The staff were friendly and helpful. The beds and rooms were clean. I enjoyed the free breakfast in the morning. I also got to meet Ellie from Australia. If you are at the hostel you get a discount on your food from the bar. The only problem I had was the location. It is not as close to the center of London as other hostels. I would certainly stay there again!
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 8.9


    30 Jul 2019
    A very friendly environment Very clean rooms Close to the underground
    England, Male, 41+
  • 8.6


    08 Sep 2019
    I love this hostel. It was the 3rd time I was here and it’s lovely. The only thing missing is a common kitchen. And the dust bellow the bunk beds should be cleaned. Other than that, no complaints and I had a great stay and would definitely come back :)
    Portugal, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    26 Jul 2019
    Hostel is great proximity to the city. Easy to get too on the tube which is great. Beds were comfortable. Rooms were a little dirty and some of the showers were a bit gross. Staff were pleasant, some of them weren’t however. Maybe a little bit more enthusiasm towards guests would go a long way. They didn’t seem overly interested in getting to know the guests which is a shame. But anyway, it’s not a big deal! Good hostel if you are looking to relax, not a crazy party hostel but there is the bar
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    11 Sep 2019
    Really close to metro on central line. Place is more of a bar that just also happens to have a hostel upstairs. The staff is friendly but clearly they are more barista/tenders than hostel staff. Won’t be enthusiastic or go out of the way for you. No soap in bathrooms, but shower heaters worked really well. The rooms were not very clean, some bedding had stray hairs or dust. Floors dirtyish. They also had triple bunks here. Only small lockers for valuables. But overall worth the price.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    22 Aug 2019
    Great if your looking for a low cost option and meeting people isn't a priority.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    15 Aug 2019
    Cheap & cheerful hostel; friendly, helpful staff. If you're looking for 5-star accommodation, don't come here. If you want a cheap, no-fuss place to sleep, near a tube station, try The Birds. Two small gripes: (1) pillowcase was worn very thin, lots of holes and rips. When I put it on a pillow, it tore even more. It was replaced on the second night of my stay. (2) Breakfast is only served from 0900. I had to leave earlier so I didn't get any.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 5.7


    30 Aug 2019
    No kitchen how can a hostel run without offering its guests any facilities to cook in Such a shame as it could be a really nice hostels if these facilities were offered Room are too small and fair too hot in the evening
    England, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Security Lockers
  • Housekeeping
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi