Overview of Hostel
The Saint James Backpackers has been accommodating global travelers in central London for over 45 years. We offer free breakfast and a free dinner every day. Our mission is to to help you make new friends by bringing you together at our dinner and at the social events we host every night e.g. karaok
Located in the center of London (Kensington/Chelsea - zone 1), the nearest metro station is less than 5 minutes walk away and connected to the main lines (District and Piccadilly lines). Our perfect location allows you to easily see what this great city has to offer. With the metro, reach: Leicester Square or the Big Ben in 20mns, Hyde Park in 15mns, Notting Hill or Harrods in 10mns. Walking, get easily to: Holland Park in less than 10mns, to the Natural History, Science and Victoria & Albert museums in 15mns.
DIRECTIONS TO FIND US:
From Heathrow airport: take the metro (Picadilly Line) directly to Earls Court Station (about 45 minute journey). Exit at the Earls Court Road exit and turn left. Walk up Earls Court Road and take the fourth road on the left - called Longridge Road (less than 5mns walk). We are on the left hand side.
From Gatwick: take the Gatwick Express train to Victoria. Then take the metro (District Line heading Westwards) to Earls Court.
Exit at the Earls Court Road exit and turn left. Walk up Earls Court Road and take the fourth road on the left - called Longridge Road (less than 5mns walk). We are on the left hand side..
We are based in Kensington / Chelsea, central London (Zone 1 on the public transport system). The nearest unedrground / metro station is less than 5 minutes away and Leicester Square is a 10 minute metro ride from there.The Natural History, Science and Victoria & Albert museums are a 15 minute walkfrom the hostel.
Conditions & Policy
Please note : Cancellation policy : 48h Check in : 15.00pm You can always check in earlier and store your luggage if your room isn't ready yet. If you are going to check-in later than 11pm please can you email to inform us? Check out : 10:00am A £10 key deposit is payable at check-in, which is returned on return of the key at check-out. Minimum age for a dorm room is 5. Breakfast is free. You can also use our kitchen to cook meals outside of breakfast time and can help yourself to complementary tea and coffee any time. The dinner is available for an additional charge of £3 per day per person. Taxes included Please note that we now operate 24 hour reception. Upon check-in guests are required to present valid photo ID (i.e. they MUST have government issued official photo ID such as passport or driving licence). Failure to provide ID will mean that you will be refused entry to the hostel and you will be charged for the first night. We operate the following policies: (1) No smoking anywhere inside the building (but we do have a large patio garden where you can indulge) (2) ID or passport required for check in (3) Minimum age to stay in a dorm is 5.