About Astor Hyde Park
After a year of renovations and rebuilding, we are extremely proud to be able to offer you accommodation in this building. Set in a large period house complete with original wooden panelling and a fantastic wooden staircase winding up through the middle of the building, this hostel resonates that which is traditional and English, with all the conveniences of what one is to expect in modern and newly built hostels.
Situated in trendy South Kensington between Kensington Gardens (once the residence of Princess Diana) and the Natural History Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum as well as the ever-so-cool Science Museum, you?ll be minutes away by tube from Oxford Street, the West-End theatres in London, Harrods and the ever popular High Street Kensington strewn with designer boutiques and eating places.
Each of the 33 rooms are en-suite and spacious, freshly decorated with modern artworks and modern conveniences. We?ve fitted a state-of-the-art key-card access system as well as installed CCTV throughout the building, as your safety and security are of upmost importance to us.
The Hyde Park hostel boasts two separate lounges, a spacious dining area and a brand-new installed stainless steel kitchen.
With SKY and digital TV as well as a pool table and projector for major sporting events, you won?t be at a loss for things to do in this hostel.
Feel pampered and special, book your bed at the Astor Hyde Park! We can?t wait to see you!
- Washing machines
- Lounge area
- Self-catering facilities
- Lockers in dorms
- Credit cards accepted
- 24 hour hot showers
- No curfew
- 24 hour reception
- Breakfast included
- Luggage storage provided
Directions to Astor Hyde Park
Getting to the Astor Hyde Park Hostel
From SOUTH KENSINGTON UNDERGROUND station
Just as you come out of the barriers for the station, you have a choice of turning right and walking along the Museums? Tunnel. Do this and you will exit on Exhibition Road. From the exit, turn left into Exhibition Road, then left into Museum Lane and right into Queen?s Gate. The Astor Hyde Park Hostel is on you right hand side about 3 and a half blocks further.
From GLOUCESTER ROAD UNDERGROUND station
When you exit the station, go straight onto Gloucester Road. Continue until you get to Queen?s Gate Terrace. Turn right and then left into Queen?s Gate. Our hostel is number 191 on your right.
From Heathrow Airport
Take the Piccadilly Line into London and get off at either Gloucester Road station or South Kensington station. Then simply follow the instructions above to get to our hostel.
Take the Gatwick Express (or similar trains) to London Victoria Station. From there, simply take the Circle or District lines, westbound until you get to South Kensington station and then simply follow the instructions above to get to the Astor Hyde Park.
Take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street. From their take the Circle line to South Kensington station. Then have a look at our directions above to get you to our hostel.
You could also take a bus from Stansted (when all the trains have gone) which will take you to Victoria Coach Station. From there, cross the road to the underground and take the Circle line to South Kensington.
If you have, however, taken the bus from Stansted because there is no more underground service, please take the N52 night bus from Victoria Station and just tell the bus driver you are going to Queen?s Gate ? he?ll let you know when you get there. They?re very nice like that!