Astor40 Travel Contest

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The Astor Travel Contest is back! To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Astor Hostels London in style, we are excited to launch the Astor40 Travel Contest. All the wonderful times, happy moments shared, Astor marriages and children born over the past 40 years have been possible thanks to all the travellers from all over the...

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Dutch review for Astor Hyde Park

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A few weeks ago we had a Dutch blogger staying with us at Astor Hyde Park and she wrote an amazing review for us. We’re always open to this kind of collaborations because we know that once you step into one of the Astor Hostels you are going to love it. Here is a fragment...

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I nomi più fantasiosi delle fermate della London Underground

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La metropolitana è una delle attrazioni principali di Londra, come lo è il famosissimo “Mind the Gap”. Quell’intreccio colorato di linee, però, è tanto affascinante quanto spaventoso per qualcuno che è appena arrivato e non ha la minima idea di come orientarsi tra i vari colori e le mille fermate. Le fermate, appunto, argomento principale di questo post. Noi Italiani...

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Some more memories of the Notting Hill Carnival

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And also this summer has gone, it’s mid-September and although we kept on enjoying the sun of a warm and shiny summer, the temperatures started to drop forcing you to pull out your mothballs smelling winter clothes and fall into cosy memories of parties and refreshing drinks coddled by the summer breeze. Our minds brought...

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Interesting facts about the Royal Family

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Today our favourite member of the Royal Family turns 30, so first of all happy birthday Prince Harry! Astor Hostels wanted to do something to celebrate this important occasion, but being a Monday (kind of early to start partying after the weekend) we thought it would be nice to tell you some interesting facts about...

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Astor Hostels - Loving London

Astor Hyde Park Hostel

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 the World, this Hyde Park hotel is a striking...

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 (ex Quest)

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...