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Feel the history in the heart of elegant Holland Park. One wing of the hostel is a former Jacobean mansion, built in 1607 for Sir Walter Cope, Chancellor of the Exchequer for James I. In the 19th century, Lady Holland had a salon here, attended by such famous names as Sheridan, Sir Walter Scott, Lord Byron, Wordsworth and Dickens. It now offers large, comfortable rooms that overlook the park and is adjacent to the open-air theatre. Just off Kensington High Street, the Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Palace and the main museums are all within walking distance.
The hostel features a total of 220 beds in large traditional styled dormitories, ideal for a bed for the night and seeing the sights of London during the day.
***We cannot accept bookings in dormitory accommodation for persons aged between 16-18 without an accompanying adult over the age of 18. People aged between 16- 18 who wish to stay without an adult must book a private room.
If you are travelling with a person under the age of 16, who is of the opposite sex, then you must also book a private room, as no one under this age is permitted to stay in a dormitory without an adult.****
***No membership required. Prices offered are our best-discounted prices and are not available in conjunction with any other offer, discount or concession. However, please note that non-YHA / HI members may be subject to a supplement of £3***.
*** Please note this hostel has a maximum stay of 5 days. Bookings longer than 5 days will not be refunded. All cancellations must be sent to the hostel in writing***
How do you get to this Youth Hostel:
Turn left out of High Street Kensington Station, head down High Street to Holland Park entrance. YHA London Holland Park is at the top of the walkway inside the park. If arriving after park gate is closed (4pm in winter, 8pm in summer), please turn right off High Street Kensington into Phillmore Gardens then left into Duchess of Bedfordshire where signs point you to side entrance. Ring bell.
Frequent tfl services
Kensington Olympia 0.5 miles UNDERGROUND: Holland Park 0.5 miles, High Street Kensington 0.5 miles
Hammersmith Bridge Road 1 mile
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