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YHA London Earl's Court

38 Bolton Gardens, London, SW50AQ, United Kingdom

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Overall Rating 90%

From 13 Reviews

Hostel rating (13)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 95%
Cleanliness 91%
Location 92%
Security 94%
Service 90%
Comfort 77%
Green rating 88%

A lovely Victorian building in cosmopolitan west London, the hostel makes a convenient base for a cheap city break.

  • Dorm
    From $22.95
  • Private
    From $100.72
10 or more people?

London Hostel

Hostel London

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

YHA Earls Court is a lively hostel in central London, conveniently located en-route from Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The hostel is set in a lovely Victorian building in a quiet residential side street away from the hustle and bustle of Earl's Court Road, so whether you’re in London to explore the attractions or just attending a gig at the nearby Olympia or Earls Court exhibition centres, the location is perfect.

The Earls Court hostel provides shared accommodation, with private and double rooms available, and the hostel features 24-hour access, self-catering kitchen, Wi-Fi, Internet access, bike hire, laundry, luggage lockers, garden, TV lounge and a quiet reading room.

This London hostel is close to several major London attractions, including the Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, The Natural History Museum and the Royal Albert Hall and all are easily accessible with the London underground.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 345 3719114

Fax. +44-207-8352034

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • London Zoo (5 to 10km)
  • Shakespeare's Globe (5 to 10km)
  • Natural History Museum (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions



Très bon accueil, souriant, disponible Chambres agréables avec 4 lits pour notre famille de 3 Cuisine bien équipée ouvrant sur un jardinet


Avatar for Isabelle


Fri 07 Jun 2019

Hi Isabelle, Thank you very much for your review. We are really happy knowing that you had a pleasant stay. We aim to offer a great customer service and keep our building as well equipped and clean as possible so guests can have a nice time in London. We hope seeing you soon, Kind regards, YHA Earls Court - Reception

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YHA London Earls Court Hostel,

Sun 09 Jun 2019

Excelente lugar!


Avatar for Nestor


Fri 07 Jun 2019

Hi Nestor, Thank you for your review! We are very happy to know you enjoyed your stay with us and your found our hostel a nice place to stay. We hope to see you soon again, YHA Earls Court, Reception

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YHA London Earls Court Hostel,

Sun 09 Jun 2019

war alles sehr gut .


Avatar for jörn


Wed 22 May 2019

Dear Jorn, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us feedback on your stay. We are absolutely delighted you had a good time in our hostel and seem to have enjoyed your visit of London. We hope to welcome you again in the future. Kindest regards, The YHA Earl's Court's Team.

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YHA London Earls Court Hostel,

Fri 24 May 2019

All excellent except poor ventilation in the room - the wndow couldn't be opened too much


Avatar for Monica


Mon 06 May 2019

Dear Monica, Thank you very much for your review. We apologize you couldn't ventilate the room enough. We are require to have window restrictors on all our windows for Health & Safety reasons. We do ventilate all the rooms every day while we do our daily housekeeping. We hope that you had a good stayin London and that we'll see you again soon! YHA London Earls Court Team

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YHA London Earls Court Hostel,

Wed 08 May 2019

Il manque des patères dans la chambre afin de suspendre des vêtements. Le matelas n'est pas très confortable car il est recouvert de plastique ou de caoutchouc. Il serait plus agréable que mettre une housse sur le matelas en dessous du drap de lit.


Avatar for FABIENNE


Sat 27 Apr 2019

Chere Fabienne, Merci beaucoup pour vos commentaires. Nous nous excusons que vous n'ayez pas trouvé le matelas comfortable et qu'il manquait de quoi suspendre vos vetements. Nous esperons que vous avez tout de meme passé un agréable séjour a Londres! A la prochaine fois. YHA London Earls Court Team

Manager avatar

YHA London Earls Court Hostel,

Mon 29 Apr 2019


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (3 to 5km)
  • City Centre (3 to 5km)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (2 to 3km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (5 to 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

HEATHROW approx 45 mins. GATWICK approx 40 mins. STANSTED approx 90 minutes. LUTON approx 40 mins.
Bus C1 to Redcliffe Gardens.
Earl’s Court Underground station (District & Piccadilly lines).
London Earl's Court is in London's Congestion Zone for which there is a daily charge to drivers check
All mainline London train stations can be reached by the underground network from Earl's Court.

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