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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Decent hostel in a good location. Staff friendly & always someone on reception. OK selection of drinks available at the bar, and it seemed like they had a good selection of food to buy. Dorms good size and comfortable. Only seems to be one loo & shower per floor but not sure if this is because some rooms/dorms are en...

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Chelmsford
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the second time we have stayed here, I have 2 children 8 and 5. They love the set up, there are board games for them to play and the staff are brilliant with them, we got back after a show and the staff gave the kids both a sneaky bowl of icecream to take to bed. The breakfasts...

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NadiaA7991, Front Office Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your time to review YHA London Central! It is wonderful to hear it was your second time with us, thank you. It is particularly pleasant to read our staff was friendly and helpful - your comments will definitely be shared with the team! We are also thrilled to know you enjoyed our breakfast. We...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hostel was good enough. No complaints. It's ok for what you pay for. Only £40 for two nights. Staff are ok. One was really disorganised one morning when I wanted to print up boarding passes. The girl with the loopy earrings. Another Australian girl from Adelaide seemed very friendly in the evening. Good enough. Better than other hostels I have...

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NadiaA7991, Front Office Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your time to review YHA London Central. It is lovely to know you had a pleasant stay with us. I will pass you feedback to Esther, thank you. Nevertheless, we are very disappointed to know you've felt our customer service was not consistent. We will do our best to understand the situation and will definitely retrain...

Dallas,TX
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is centrally located and easily accessible. Pros - Good Value for Money. Centrally Located. Friendly Staff. Cons - Bathroom sink is too small and water ends up dripping on floor. No Towels or Soap in the Shower.

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NadiaA7991, General Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your review and for taking the time to write it. So pleased to read that you found the service helpful. Thank you! I am, however, sorry that you felt that our sinks were too small. We rent towels for a small fee at the reception and we sell some soup, too. I hope we...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

YHA London Central is great. Everyone is very friendly and the accommodations are clean. The restrooms and showers are a bit cramped, though I feel that is to be expected at a hostel. Each bed has its own power outlet as well as a light and there are cabinets to lock your stuff in. The doors lock to outside guests...

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NadiaA7991, Front Office Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your time to review our hostel! We have a big smile on our faces seeing your review and it was such a pleasure to meet you at YHA London Central! Thank you so much for taking the time to write and we hope to welcome you back again! Kind regards, Lina Valeviciute YHA London Central

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was solo on this trip and a dear friend's job was conveniently located on the same street, so I booked myself 4 nights here....... Unfortunately, I wasn't able to get a single room and had to make do with a 4-bed dormitory. No matter what time of day, people just don't "get it" that they are in a communal...

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NadiaA7991, Front Office Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of YHA London Central on Tripadvisor. We are most grateful for your feedback as it helps to improve our service. Please accept my apologies for any inconvenience caused due to a noise. I would recommend next time to contact us directly as most of the time we might have...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location in the centre so it's just 3 minutes walk to Oxford Street. For what I like the bed linen and toilet is very clean so overall nothing bad. Reception staff friendly + easy approach. Hostel lounge quite big and suitable for everyone to meet each others

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NadiaA7991, Front Office Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Dear Thian, Thank you very much for you kind review following from your stay with us. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience and found our hostel to be a very high standard. This is truly lovely feedback to read. It is great to know that you also considered our team to be especially welcoming and happy...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the central of london, usually I can just walked back to YHA, which is very conveinent.The service is nice though wifi was only accessable in the ground floor. The water is free and u can choose to have breakfest. I lived in a 4-people room and we shared only one bathroom, sometimes I needed to wait to use it....

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NadiaA7991, Front Office Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am so happy to read that you enjoyed a lovely time with us, and that you found my team to very welcoming and helpful. This makes us incredibly proud to read. We hope to see you again any time soon! Warm regards, Lina Valeviciute...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in room 104 which consists of 2 good quality bunkbeds and a en suite, location is excellent 5 minutes walk to regents Street,10 minutes to hamleys toy store if you have kids,the staff are very friendly and really good with kids the hostel is very clean and safe, we will stop here next Christmas for shops and winter...

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NadiaA7991, Front Office Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Dear Luke, Thank you for sharing your experience. It is great to read you enjoyed your stay with us! I'm delighted you found our team helpful, efficient and friendly. I will definitely pass your feedback to a rest of the team . We look forward to welcoming you back! Have a wonderful Christmas! Kind regards, Lina Valeviciute YHA London Central

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hostel is very near to the oxford street and have a breakfast option to choose from( 4). rooms are small but value for money with cleanliness. 24 hours supermarkets are near by and they give option to cook your own food.

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NadiaA7991, Front Office Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Dear Sumit, Thank you for your review of YHA London Central. It is great to read you found the hostel clean and nice, and you enjoyed our self-catering kitchen as well as breakfast. I'm delighted you enjoyed the hostel in a good location from shops and restaurants. Hopefully we will welcome you back sometime in the future! Kind regards, Lina...

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Staying in Fitzrovia

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Fitzrovia
This sophisticated and sociable slice of Central London is a shopper’s paradise, offering the latest fashions, gadgets, and souvenirs. Fitzrovia is conveniently located between the major retail thoroughfares of Regent Street to the west and Tottenham Court Road to the east, with a handful of well connected Tube stations dotted around the area for easy transport. This neighborhood is a favorite among foodies as well, with an impressive number of quality restaurants, pubs, cafes and food shops vying for your patronage – especially along Charlotte Street and near Goodge Street Station.
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Additional Information about YHA London Central

Address: 104-108 Bolsover Street, London W1W 5NU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Fitzrovia
Price Range: $39 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA London Central 4*
Number of rooms: 59
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“Get your own private room if at all possible!”
 of 5 bubbles joyfulm2015, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The smaller the dorm, the better.”
 of 5 bubbles R1861LPsarag, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“only 4 bedded rooms have it's private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 915omnias, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“Choose higher floors for less noise and brighter nicer view at the front of the building!”
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“Get a floor closer to the ground level as well as a bottom bunk!!”
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