The Art of the Brick

the-exhibition

Since the 26th of September, London has been hosting an awesome and alternative exhibition. I’ll start with the creator of this awesome idea, Nathan Sawaya. He’s an American dude from New York and he’s basically a sculptor, but his particularity is that he builds custom three-dimensional sculptures and large-scale mosaics from popular everyday items and...

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Meet a Member of the Astor Family: Alexa

Reception Astor Queensway Hostel London

As anticipated last week, we want you guys to get to know better the members of the Astor Family and we’re finally ready to introduce the first one: please meet Alexa, our Manager at Astor Queensway. Alexa became a member of the Family two years ago when she came to London for holidays and booked...

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Winter Wonderland 2014 in London

Winter Wonderland Hyde Park Astor Queensway

London is amazing around Christmas time. It’s a city that lights up for the festive season. Christmas markets, Ice skating rinks and good will to all men are never in short supply. One place that incorporates all of this is Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. Winter Wonderland is among London’s best Christmas markets but you’ll...

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Charity Breakfast for Homeless People

charity

Since we have the best guests in the world, our first experiment of the Charity Breakfast was very very successful (click here to read how much we raised and which charity the money went to), so we’re more than happy to let you know that this project goes on and we’ve already picked the new...

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Astor Hostels - Loving London

Astor Hyde Park Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Hyde Park Hostels   Still boasting its stunning original features, the newest addition to the Astor Family is a Victorian Town House on a quiet tree-lined boulevard. Helping Astor Hostels to win an Award for 3rd best hostel group in...

Astor Museum Hostel

One of the oldest low budget hotels in London, the 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...