Astor Hostels A day in the life.

Every day is different at Astor Hostels with hundreds of travelers coming and going and many different stories to tell and remember. We indeed love sharing with all of you our guests experiences when they stay at Astor but this time we have decided to take another point of view: our crew. There is one question that been asked to us plenty of times: “What is like to work at Astor Hostels?”  Our brand new video ‘Astor Hostels A day in the Life’ sums it up...

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The New Stuff: Walkie-Talkie building.

If you take a bike ride, boat tour or stroll along the Thames you’ll be gobsmacked by the fantastic array of architecture there is to be seen. Some of the most impressive buildings have been built in the past decade, whereas some of them have been around for centuries. 20 Fenchurch Street is one of the newer and more impressive commercial skyscrapers that have been built recently.   This fantastic piece of work has been nicknamed the ‘Walkie-Talkie building’ because it’s distinctive shape makes it look like a walkie-talkie (we are an original bunch). That’s not at all what makes it special though. 20 Fenchurch...

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Shopping a Londra.

Lo shopping a Londra è sicuramente tra i migliori al mondo, con qualcosa per tutte le tasche e gli stili. Oxford Street è il posto più ovvio dove andare se si desidera visitare molti dei negozi più famosi in un unico giorno.  In alternativa, è molto piacevole passeggiare tra i mercati di Londra – Portobello,  Spitalfields, Brick Lane e Camden Market- per scoprire dove comprano i veri Londinesi. Grandi etichette o boutique, qualunque sia il vostro stile Londra ha tutto. Londra detiene il primato del continente grazie a WESTFIELD, il centro commerciale più grande anche di tutta Europa. Al suo interno  vi sono oltre  260...

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Astor Hostels Recommends: Summer Festivals in London & UK.

With the summer knocking on our door, I’ve been wandering how I could use my weekends…chilling in the park? Bike rides? Take of to another country? I mean all great things but when you need a bit of bubbles, something like loud live music, crazy outfits, flashing lights, muddy ground to jump on till your legs give up! All of this hopefully under the shiny British sun! Only one word come to me Festivals! The UK music festival scene has boomed over the past decade, meaning that there are now few niches uncatered for – you can attend talks on astrophysics, watch bedazzling fireworks displays,...

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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...