September 2015: Fun events in London

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So this month’s up and coming event which Astor Queensway is extremely pumped up for are the the hostel football cup and the heart warming Holi Festival of Colour. One event that we will most definitely be partaking in is the 4th Annual National Hostel Football Cup. Come down and support our lovely little Astor squad competing...

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Our 3 favourite British Pubs in London

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On most of London’s street corners you’ll find a local pub. Ranging from glamorous city pubs where young professionals mingle after work in their suits, to less glamorous (and less pricey) inns with a local band and curtains stolen from your great aunt’s front room. You will find a pub to suit all tastes. With...

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Astor Hostels Recommends… Angel Comedy Club

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If you’re coming to London and are looking for some of that classic English banter we all know and love, then what better way than to see some typical British humour at a FREE comedy night?! Yes I said FREE! The comedy club is located in Angel at the Camden Head, which is a historical...

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Top 3 Caribbean Restaurants in London

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So whilst in London there is such a variety of different foods to taste and explore, the array from the different cultures all mixed in the big city is amazing and for Caribbean food we sure have some delicious treats for you all to enjoy! I’ve been on a little mission here for the last few...

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This weekend in London: Notting Hill Carnival

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Once I discovered the Notting Hill Carnival I was absolutely impressed: two days of Caribbean-influenced sounds, street parade with amazing floats, bright coloured costumes, a wide range of food and drinks, basically the best way to greeting summer. Moreover, it takes place in one of the most famous district of London, Notting Hill which will be...

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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

Take a tour inside 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....

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

Take a tour inside 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...