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Astor Hyde Park Hostel

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The location is great and breakfast for 1 pound is good enough to start a busy day in London. I didn't like that even tho our booking was for 3 people and one of my friends got her flight delayed for one night, they used her bed (which we had already paid and it was under her name on the...

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Hyde Park Hostel, responded to this review

Hey, thank you for taking your time to leave us a review. I have looked into this matter for you. It appears that another guest in your room was confused and slept in your friend's bed. Each bed is labelled with the person staying each night to ensure this sort of thing cannot happen. We would never sell on a...

Australia
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Astor Hyde Park is a world of its own. The place is really well looked after and thought out. The rooms are spacious with high ceilings. The common areas are massive and very welcoming and the decor is lovely. The staff are absolutely brilliant and always go out of the way to make a traveller feel welcome. Breakfast is great,...

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Hyde Park Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words! It is without a doubt amazing to be able to stay in an old billionaire's home on a budget! We are glad you loved the facilities as much as we do and that you felt the happy welcoming atmosphere we create here. We cannot wait to see you next time you're in beautiful...

Trebnje, Slovenia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stayed there just for a night because of the change of plans and that was the closest hostel with 2 available beds. Got a room for 4, which was great. Got a bit tired walking all the way to the top with my suitcase, but not a major issue. Everything was clean, the staff was really nice and helpful. Security...

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Hyde Park Hostel, responded to this review

Hey! Thank you for your review. We are super happy you enjoyed your stay with us! Our location really is unbeatable with amazing sights, restaurants and pubs, but when Winter Wonderland is in town it gives it that extra kick of amazingness! Guests' happiness and security of most importance to us, we are glad you felt safe and happy! Looking...

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Astor Hyde park on and off for the last couple of weeks. The service has been nothing short of exemplary. The staff are approachable and friendly which is half the battle of staying at hostels. Manuel has been absolute gent and is always happy to help out. Would definitely recommend a stay at the hostel its wicked...

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Alexa K, Guest Relations Manager at Astor Hyde Park Hostel, responded to this review

Hi and many thanks for posting this amazing review! We are very glad you had a great stay with us, our staff will be thrilled to read all these nice things you wrote about them. We very much appreciate it that you are recommending us to fellow travellers and we are looking forward to your next visit! Safe travels, Alexa...

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

It is the cleanest hostel I've ever stayed in. The staff are friendly, it has a big kitchen. It is located in a very central position and it is cheap in regards to its standards. I highly recommend this hostel!

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Alexa K, Guest Relations Manager at Astor Hyde Park Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review and we are glad to hear you had a great stay! We constantly work on keeping our prices very competitive, so that our guests have the best experience without breaking the bank. We are looking forward to your next visit! Safe travels, Alexa @ team Astor :)

canton, Ohio
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a 4 person room for 7 nights and then again for one night to catch a flight. Staff was very friendly and helpful. They assign beds (top vs bottom) and are willing to accommodate changes if possible. The Royal Albert Hall bus stop is about 3 minutes away and the tube is about ten minute walk. (I...

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Hyde Park Hostel, responded to this review

Hey, thank you very much for your kind words! We're very happy you had a great stay at our hostel! The hostel is without a doubt in one of the most incredible neighbourhoods in London with amazing transport link to just about anywhere. Although, a nice stroll through the park is always an amazing way to get around the city....

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here recently in a private room - it had everything you would need and the hostel location is very central. Not much in South Kensington in terms of late bars but good restaurants and surrounding places to go- hostel is about a 5-10 min walk from the tube station and from the natural history museum and there are...

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Hyde Park Hostel, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for taking some time out to write us a review! We're very happy you were able to enjoy some of the cool little restaurants and pubs around the area. The Underground has recently become 24 hours on the weekend so you are now 10 minutes by tube from Soho or the bigger clubs in Leicester Square, (with...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 27 October 2016

You won't go wrong if you choose Astor, especially the one in Hyde Park has an amazing vibe, great staff, clean and youth-inspired amenities and setting, and needless to say the location is perfect to visit major tourist sites and have delicious food from all around the world.

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Hyde Park Hostel, responded to this review

Hey, thank you for your awesome review! Super happy you had a great time with us and enjoyed our amazing location! We try to provide absolutely everything the modern traveller will need to have a perfect stay. Hope your travels are going amazingly and looking forward to seeing you next time in beautiful London! The fam, at Astor Hostels.

Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This hostel was in a great location very central. The staff were very friendly and the rooms were clean. We were here for 5 nights and had multiple room mates and never had a problem. No lifts so be prepared to lugg your suitcase/backpack up huge flights of stairs.

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AstorMark, Manager at Astor Hyde Park Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words! We are very happy you enjoyed your time with us, if you ever had a problem with your room mates just come and let us know at reception and we'd sort it out for you. We are also the best bag carriers in the world so for your next visit if you need...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a few nights. There was absolutely a lovely atmosphere with a great common room and kitchen. The location of the hostel is only 1 minute walk to hyde park and 10 minutes to a few of the biggest musea of London. I think for this price this is almost the best you could get. I slept...

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Hey! Thanks for your review! We are happy you enjoyed the vibes in our hostel! We thrive for everyone who stays with us to have the best time and leave with a big smile on their face! Although, we try and keep the bedrooms as noise free as possible there is always a bit of movement during then night in...

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Still boasting its stunning original features, the newest addition to the Astor Family is a Victorian Town House on a quiet tree-lined boulevard. Helping Astor Hostels to win an Award for 3rd best hostel group in the World, this Hyde Park hotel is a striking building in one of London’s prettiest neighbourhoods. The best budget accommodation in walking distance of Kensington Gardens and The Serpentine.Next to the Royal Albert Hall, close to the New Kensington Palace Museum, Princess Diana Memorial and minutes walk from the Natural History, Science and Victoria & Albert Museums. The hostel has a vibrant atmosphere, where you can relax peacefully upstairs or party hard downstairs! With 24-hour reception, free safes available, free Wi-Fi and a host of other amenities your stay is guaranteed to be great. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Astor Hyde Park Hostel

Address: 191 Queen's Gate | South Kensington, London SW7 5EU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > South Kensington
Price Range: $41 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 33
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“very clean, youth-inspired, price-quality excellent, free wifi, big kitchen, free tea & coffee, safe, lock rentals”
CarolinaGuevara, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you are worried about noise chose a room with less people.”
emmafinlaysmith, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Comfy beds, nice staff, great neibourhood”
calabrie17, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“there is one female dorm - you will be on the 2nd floor and have an ensuite bathroom :)”
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sixweekssolo2016, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“This hostel is very centrally located, and very good choice for those doing the touristy things like I was.”
Q1271OMhelens, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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