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Rest Up London - Hostel

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Overview of Rest Up London - Hostel

Rest Up London - Hostel

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing
172 New Kent Road, London, England, SE1 4YT

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationThe Shard19 min walk
  • Popular LocationTower Bridge3 min drive
  • Popular LocationLondon Bridge4 min drive
  • AirportLondon (LTN-Luton)51 min drive

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About this area


In the city centre, Rest Up London - Hostel is in London City Centre, a walkable area in London with good shopping. Buckingham Palace and The British Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Tower Bridge and Westminster Bridge. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at The Oval, or consider O2 Forum Kentish Town for a night out.

What's nearby

  • The Shard - 19 min walk
  • Tower Bridge - 3 min drive
  • St. Thomas' Hospital - 4 min drive
  • London Bridge - 4 min drive
  • Tower of London - 4 min drive


  • RestUp Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Spit and Sawdust - 3 min walk
  • Hej Café - 4 min walk
  • Ole Navarro - 6 min walk
  • The Castle Tandoori - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • London Elephant and Castle Station - 8 min walk
  • Elephant & Castle Station - 9 min walk
  • London (LTN-Luton) - 51 min drive

About this property

Rest Up London - Hostel

London hostel in London City Centre, near The Shard
This smoke-free hostel features a restaurant, a snack bar/deli and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a meeting room, concierge services and dry cleaning. This hostel has 140 rooms. Bathrooms are shared.
Rest Up London - Hostel offers 140 forms of accommodation. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: GBP 4.75-6.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Lift
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Danish
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

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Check-in from 3 PM - 5:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Check-in hours are between 3 PM and 2 AM.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: GBP 10.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 4.75 and GBP 6.50 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Alcohol is not served or permitted at this property

Property is also known as

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RestUp Hostel London
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RestUp London England
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Rest Up London - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
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Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 155 out of 966 reviews
5 - Excellent 16%
Rating 4 - Good. 327 out of 966 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 262 out of 966 reviews
3 - Okay 27%
Rating 2 - Poor. 128 out of 966 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 94 out of 966 reviews
1 - Terrible 10%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with group
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
my friends and myself hated the hostel and did not stay. We had to find somewhere else because it was extremely dirty and we did not feel safe.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

2/5 Poor

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Terrible place, would not recommend. Find somewhere else if you can.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020