Australia Day invades Astor Victoria

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26th of January 1778. The white flags of a British fleet rise on the horizon of Sydney Cove, New South Wales. Europe arrives to a new land of great diversity, endless plain deserts, paradisiac beaches and sky blue seas full of life. That’s Australia, country of modern and dynamic cities, breath-taking landscapes and the nicest...

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Living In The Moment at Astor Hyde Park

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I’ve spent four months at Astor Hyde Park. Four months making beds,  cleaning rooms and sharing my life with 7 others.   Endless debates about who’s going to get the bottom bunk and meeting new people every day from all over the world and discussing differences between cultures and ways. During my time here I’ve...

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Australia Day at Astor Museum

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It happens just once a year! A day when everyone comes together to celebrate the country of bogans and kangaroos – Australia. An outrageous combination between patriotism and partying that will make everyone feel like an aussie for the day. Australia day at Astor Museum started off when the sun rose. The standard breakfast was...

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Matilda The Musical

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If like me you grew up reading the book or watching the movie Matilda it might interest you to know that there is now a musical version that is just as inspiring. Tickets prices range from £20 to £100 (normally no more then £80 each) unless you stick it lucky like I did and manage...

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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...