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Hostels Near SOAS

The following hostels provide centrally located, budget-priced, short-term accommodation.

The following is a selection of some of the larger hostels in London that offer long-, medium- and short-term stays for students. You should contact the hostels direct for details of their long-term rates, room availability and application procedures. Travellers / students are advised to book as early as possible, as many hostels take large numbers of advance bookings and may also operate waiting lists.

Please note: The details given are for information purposes only. Inclusion on the listing does not constitute a recommendation.
Ashlee House

261-265 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8QT
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7833 9400
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7833 9677
Webwww.ashleehouse.co.uk
Tube: King’s Cross
Backpackers and other travellers. Single men & women and couples

Ashwell House

Shepherdess Walk, London, N1 7NA
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7490 5021
Fax: +44 (0) 7336 6433
Tube: Old Street
Single women between the ages of 18-25

Bartrams Hall of Residence

Rowland Hill Street, Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 2AD
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7794 4504
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7794 8644
Tube: Belsize Park
Single women only

Clink

Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8QT and 78 King’s Cross Road, London, WC1X 9QG
Tel: +44 (0)20 7183 9400
Fax: +44 (0)1534 733 707
Web: http://www.clinkhostels.com/
Tube: King's Cross
Clink Hostels have two locations in Central London offering affordable accommodation and a range of facilities including open-plan dining areas, a self-catering kitchen, laundry facilities, and en-suite bathrooms.

Hyelm

Arthur West House, 79 Fitzjohns Avenue, Hampstead, London, NW3 6PA
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7435 8793
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7431 7873
Tube: Hampstead
Single men & women, who are new to London and are between the ages of 16 and 25 only

International Lutheran Student Centre

30 Thanet Street, London, WC1H 9QH
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7388 4044
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7383 5915
Tube: Kings Cross/Russell Square
Single men & women and limited married couples. Preference given to Lutherans and students from the “Third World”

International Students House

229 Great Portland Street, Regents Park, London, W1N 5PN
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7631 8300 / 3223
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7631 8315
Tube: Great Portland Street / Regent Street
Single men & women and an increasing stock of accommodation for couples and families

International Students Housing Society

109 Brookhill Road, London, SE18 6RZ
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8854 1418
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8855 9257
Train station: Woolwich / Arsenal
Single men, women, couples & families

London Goodenough House

Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2AB
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7837 8888
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7837 9321
Tube: Russell Square / Kings Cross
Postgraduate men, women, couples & families from any Commonwealth country (past and present, including U.K.), USA and Europe

London Hostels Association Ltd

Head Office, 54 Eccleston Square, London, SW1V 1PG
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7828 3263
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7834 7146
Several hostels throughout Central London (in W2, W11, SW1, SW7 & NW3) for single men & women

Museum Inn Hostels

27 Montague Street, London, WC1B 5BH
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7580 5360
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7636 7948
Tube: Russell Square
Single students on short / medium term bookings

Nansen Village

21 Woodside Avenue, London, N12 8AQ
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8445 8644
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8343 8667
Tube: Woodside Park
Self-contained units for postgraduate married students and their partners, with or without children

Shaftesbury Housing

2 St. Nicholas Glebe, London, SW17 9QH
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8672 2262
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8672 2921
4 student hostels in South London. Single students, couples and families all accepted. Students should contact the main hostel direct For details. Preference given to overseas students

The Generator

Compton Place, London, WC1H 9SD
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7388 7666
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7388 7644
Webwww.generatorhostels.com
Tube: Russell Square
Travellers, backpackers and students. Single men & women and couples

YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association)

The YMCAs below are able to offer short-term accommodation for single students and limited short-term
accommodation for couples and those with families. Please note: you do not need to be male or Christian to
stay at a YMCA hostel.

  • YMCA Barbican – Fann Street, Barbican, London, EC2Y Tel: +44 (0) 20 7628 0697
  • YMCA City – 8 Errol Street, London, EC1Y 8SE Tel: +44 (0) 20 7628 8832
  • YMCA Hornsey – 184 Tottenham Lane, London, N8 8SG Tel: +44 (0) 8340 2345
YHA (Youth Hostels Association)

The YHA has seven hostels in the London area, the closest being that on Oxford Street. The maximum stay
is normally three consecutive nights, depending upon room availability. The Central Reservation line for all
seven hostels is +44 (0) 20 7373 3400

Zebra Housing Association Ltd

Jerome House, 5-13 Glendower Place, London,
SW7 3DU
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7584 2906
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7589 3648
Tube: South Kensington
Single men, women, couples and families. Students must be from overseas and preference is given to postgraduates. Also have hostels at Baker Street (Sentosa House – mixed; Angel (also called Sentosa House – mixed) and Chalk Farm (Impala House – mixed)