Camden Lock Night Market

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With summer well under way, why not take advantage of the long days and beautiful weather?!  For now the third year in a row, the famous Camden Lock Market will be staying up late every Thursday until the 3rd of September, with an awesome array of activities and amazing street food to offer (it is London...

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Funny place names in London and around the UK

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For most tourists arriving in London the first time you catch the Piccadilly line on the tube you’ll have a bit of a giggle at the trains going to Cockfosters. For those living in London that doesn’t ever really change, it always brings us a smile when we’re catching the tube. This isn’t the only...

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Astor Hostels Recommends… Emirates Cup 2015

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If your team is Arsenal, you love football or you just enjoy visiting places in London, this is one of the best moments to visit the Emirates Stadium for a couple of days of good matches and see some of the best football players in the world. Since Arsenal got its stadium a few years...

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Tips for travelling as a Backpacker

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I think we all want to travel and see the world but money is always the problem. After being backpacking a couple of times I believe that there are some tips that can always help you to stay for longer in your trip. Pack light The key to backpacking is ‘less is more’. Stick to...

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Free Outdoor Pop-Up Cinema

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With summer well and truly upon us, Londoners are definitely taking advantage of such beautiful weather and the long days! And what better way than to get nostalgic this July, and enjoy watching some of your favourite classic flicks such as Zoolander, Clueless and Dazed & Confused underneath the London summer starry nights.  Of course,...

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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...