Eating In, Hostel Cooking – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Astor Queensway Food

So you have decided that you spent too much money in London but you still have dinner to buy. Here is your crash course guide to cheap hostel eating (and here you can find a guide to get cheap tickets for your favourite West End shows). Rule 1 – Don’t just buy pasta and red sauce....

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London West End Theatre

Theatre London

Whether you’re a theatre fan or a first timer seeing a show while you’re in London is often on peoples’ to-do list when they visit (such as going to the Museums on Exhibition Road). West End theatre is a London institution and is rivalled only by Broadway in New York; a trip to London wouldn’t...

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Meet A Member Of The Astor Family: Jordan

Astor Hostels Family - Jordan

New month, new member of the Astor Family for you to meet (click here if you’ve missed Alexa, Astor Queensway’s Manager or click here if you’ve missed Simone, Astor Museum’s Manager). Today it’s the turn of our amazing Assistant Manager at Astor Victoria, Jordan. Jordan moved from Canada to London in April 2014 with a...

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Exhibition Road London

Exhibition Road London

Are you an art lover coming to London? You might want to read here why Astor Hyde Park Hostel is the best place for you to stay then! Astor Hyde Park is located in South Kensington, 5 minutes walking from the famous Exhibition Road, a must for all the art lovers. Exhibition Road is home...

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Rugby World Cup: Who Should We Be Watching Out For?

Ben Foden

So as many of you know, the rugby season is upon us and Astor Hostels wants to start getting in the spirit of the Rugby World Cup 2015. This event will surely be exciting and thrilling for those who understand the game, but truth is that there are many others who don’t have a clue...

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Astor Hostels - Loving London

Astor Hyde Park Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Hyde Park Hostel   Astor Hyde Park Hostel in London is the newest addition to the Astor Family. Still boasting its stunning original features, the hostel is a Victorian Town House on a quiet tree-lined boulevard. Helping Astor Hostels to win...

Astor Museum Hostel

One of the oldest low budget hostels in London, Astor Museum has been helping weary backpackers and travellers loosen up since 1977!  The location of this hostel makes it one of the best value hostels in London central. Right in front of the British Museum,...

Astor Queensway Hostel

This boutique budget hostel, formerly named Astor Quest, is located in the bustling neighbourhood of Bayswater and has been welcoming backpackers through its doors for over 20 years. With 100 beds, this hostel is charming, welcoming and set in a quiet street minutes from Hyde...

Astor Victoria Hostel

The largest of our budget accomodation, split across two adjoining buildings, the atmosphere can be described as laid back and an ideal place to meet new friends.  We have been operating here for close to 15 years, with the Victoria hosting the after party for...