Astor Hostels Recommends… The Holborn Whippet

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  A bold move, this one – in an area where lager-swigging office workers throng pavements outside pubs every workday evening, this venture grabs the current London trend of serving only craft beer and runs with it. The oddly shaped corner bar room, knocked through from three smaller units, has been cleverly configured to give...

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5 Summertime Spots in London You Can’t Miss

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Let’s face it, London isn’t exactly acclaimed for having the best weather in the world but when a good summer day does come along, you have to go out and make the most of it. So whether you’re travelling to London for business or pleasure this summer, here are 5 spots to enjoy the long hours of...

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Don’t miss out: July in London

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With one of the warmest months already started, we’ve been wondering what we can do in July in our spare time in London. The answer is so much. July is the months with probably the biggest number of festivals and a big range of outside events being set to let people enjoy their summer on...

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Farewell

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After a little over a year of working at Astor Queensway I am sorry to say that this will be my final blog post. During this time and the months before when I was a mere guest, the hostel has genuinely become my home, and it’s staff my family. This seems to be a common...

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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...