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California
Reviewed 13 April 2014

London is a VERY expensive place to stay for travellers. For this hostel, as long as you go with the right expectation, you'll be very happy. We stayed in a 6 people bedroom with private bathroom and shower. Room including in-room bathroom and shower stall were clean. Bunk beds were also comfortable. There are some issues with the shower stall....

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Rachael V, Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hello! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at YHA London Central and thank you for your feedback. You mentioned the shower floor being quite wet and there was an issue with slipping on the floor, we are aware of this issue and are in the process of getting all of our bathrooms remodelled to stop this issue from...

Sao Paulo
Reviewed 11 April 2014 via mobile

First, the good things about the hostel: Location (close to everything, with lots of restaurants, cafes and supermarkets nearby); Cheap food and drinks; Staff is polite and nice; Good comforter; Lockers were big enough to fit suitcase + backpack; They took out the trash from the room every day; ATM inside the hostel' The bad: The room was small and...

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JamesRyan704, Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hi Priscilla, Thank you very much for the feedback provided. We are sorry to hear about the unsatisfactory condition of the bathroom. Sitting on the toilet, testing the seat and looking at the bathroom is something that we actually do so it is unfortunate that this happened to you. We will be checking this issue very closely. The bathroom being...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Location was perfect, everything was clean and the hostel all looked very modern. Only thing I was disappointed with was the size of the room was really difficult to get ready in the mornings and things there was so little space. Would defiantly stay here again although would request a bigger room .All staff we extremely friendly and it was...

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JamesRyan704, Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hi Danii, Thanks for the review. It is always great to hear nice comments about our lovely team- thank you. We have many different types of room available so when you come to visit us again, mention this when booking and we can put you in one of the larger rooms. Thanks again and happy travels! James Ryan Hostel Manager...

dallas texas
Reviewed 27 March 2014

An intricate maze of hidden user fees await any guest at this hostel. Are you ready to be charged for every single thing but the stairs and lift? If so, your eyes are now open to the fact that their sister YHA property in Manchester was cooperative and had free wifi available, towels, continental breakfast included, but not here. $11...

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JamesRyan704, Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review the hostel. I am sorry that you felt that there were 'hidden fees' for services while staying with us. All YHA's offer free wifi to YHA/Hostelling International members. A one year membership costs as little as £7.50 and with it you will receive not only the wifi but discount on every...

Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We stayed at this hostel for 4 nights. We really enjoyed being there. The staff is very relaxed and super cool (we wish we could be their friends) and the atmosphere there is so good. There was a little accident with our room, water started to leaking into it. The staff handled it like pros and we appreciated that alot...

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JamesRyan704, Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hi guys, Thank you so much for the review. First of all, apologies for the incident in your bathroom. We are in the process of remodelling all of the bathrooms and hopefully this was an isolated incident. Sounds like the team handled the situation very well and we were particularly delighted to hear your comments about how friendly and helpful...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 22 March 2014

We stay at YHA in a private room for 4 people. Everything was clean and the bathroom was also very good. The shower was powerful and the water was indeed hot! (If you have stayed at other hostels, you might recognize that this is a common issue) The kitchen for the guests was also very good, it had everything we...

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JamesRyan704, Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hi Gabriela, Thanks for the review. We are really pleased to hear that you had a great stay with us. Hope you enjoy your travels and hope to see you in London again soon, Many thanks, James Ryan Hostel Manager YHA London Central

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Very beautiful place! Wonderful staff and wonderful location,food and breakfast were great as well! Only bad thing was the fact that you need to pay 1 pound for 20-minute wifi use,that's robbery. So,if you're not an internet geek you'll have a good time! I'll probably visit again.

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JamesRyan704, Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hi, Sounds like you really enjoyed your stay at YHA London Central- thank you so much for the review. WiFi is charged at £1.00 per 20 minutes (the same cost as our guest PC's) and we also sell unlimited passes for WiFi from £5.00 for 24 hours to £9.00 for one week. We will happily look up any information that...

Reviewed 14 March 2014 via mobile

This hostel was my first hostel experience and it was a positive one! The staff were very friendly and helpful. The bar and food are good. The bedding was good with each bed having a reading light, small shelf and electrical socket! Solid wooden lockers they actually fit a medium suitcase! Rooms got hot overnight but I'm finding that to...

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Rachael V, Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hi Lauren! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us at YHA London Central. We are sorry for the issue with the showers, we are currently invesitgating this and hope to have the problem sorted very soon. See you at the hostel soon!

Reviewed 9 March 2014

This is a very good value hostel but I prefer oxford street yha it has a more homely feel and I really like the staff there. The lift doesnt work properly and breakfast, food and drinks are not cheap although the cocktails are pretty good price. Wifi and internet does not work in kitchen that well which is a bit...

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JamesRyan704, Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks very much for your review. It sounds like you have stayed in a few of our hostels- fantastic stuff. Sorry to hear about the lift- it has been fully serviced since your stay and is in full working order now. I will be investigating the WiFi signal with our provider to make sure that is as it should...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 February 2014 via mobile

Convenient location as it was near at least two tube stations, a grocery, and the popular tourist attractions! I could walk to the British Museum, Oxford Circus, and even all the way down to the South Bank! They also had good beds! I stayed in a 4-bed girls only room with a private bathroom and it was a good two-week...

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JamesRyan704, Manager at YHA London Central, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks very much for your message. Well, it sounds like you made very good use of our fantastic location to visit so many iconic London attractions. We hope to see you again soon, Enjoy your travels, James Ryan Hostel Manager YHA London Central

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Staying in Fitzrovia

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Fitzrovia
This sophisticated and sociable slice of Central London is a shopper’s paradise, offering the latest fashions, gadgets, and souvenirs. Fitzrovia is conveniently located between the major retail thoroughfares of Regent Street to the west and Tottenham Court Road to the east, with a handful of well connected Tube stations dotted around the area for easy transport. This neighbourhood is a favorite among foodies as well, with an impressive number of quality restaurants, pubs, cafes and food shops vying for your patronage – especially along Charlotte Street and near Goodge Street Station.
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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about YHA London Central

Address: 104-108 Bolsover Street, London W1W 5NU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Fitzrovia
Price Range: €31 - €156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA London Central 4*
Number of rooms: 59
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“Rooms at the front can be a bit noisy with ambulances and police cars - it is central London!”
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“Get your own private room if at all possible!”
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“The smaller the dorm, the better.”
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“only 4 bedded rooms have it's private bathroom”
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