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“An excellent value for money venue in Kensington”
The Barkston Youth Hostel is a 97 room, budget friendly youth hostel which is based in West Kensington, South West London. This lies in Zone 2 of the Underground system. The closest tube station to the Barkston Youth Hostel is Earls Court which lies only 2 minutes away on foot. It is served by the District and Piccadilly lines. The nearest rail station to the venue is West Brompton.
“Within minutes of major exhibition centres”
As far as local places of interest are concerned, guests will have the chance to enjoy a wealth of distractions in the capital. This includes being perfectly positioned from the exhibition centres including Earls Court as well as Olympia which are just a 5 minute walk from the building. In addition to this, the Museum Mile is within walking distance where guests will have the ability to learn a tremendous amount of facts and knowledge at the Natural History Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry and the Victoria and Albert Museum. These are some of the most popular attractions in London which brings in millions of visitors each and every year. The chic areas of Kensington and Knightsbridge are less than 20 minutes away which provides a number of shops, bars and award winning restaurants to choose from. There are also major department stores including Harrods whilst all the high end designer stores such as Armani, DKNY and Gucci can be found. Hyde Park is also within easy distance of the Barkston Youth Hostel. It features Speakers Corner as well as Kensington Palace and the Serpentine Lake. There is also the chance to enjoy sporting activities such as horse racing and tennis. The Royal Albert Hall is also within close proximity where you will be able to witness a number of operatic performances as well as shows from different artists. Recent concerts that have taken place at the Royal Albert Hall include Cirque du Soleil, Bruce Forsyth and Take That lead singer Gary Barlow who have all performed here. The Proms is an annual event which takes place at the Royal Albert Hall and is seen by millions of people.
“Clean and simple dorms with 24 hour reception”
The hostel is the ideal choice for the budget friendly traveller. It is a Victorian period building with impressive façades and provides guests with both private rooms and dormitories. The Barkston Youth Hostel also offers guests shared bathroom facilities. The 24 hour check in and reception ensures your safety is compromised while there are many amenities which enable you to enjoy a pleasant stay in the capital. The friendly staff will be able to help with any queries you may have. There is a restaurant which is at guest’s disposal. Wi-Fi access is available in the entire hotel but charges will be incurred for this service. There are no parking facilities available on site.
“Just 10 minutes from Buckingham Palace”
You will be able to access Piccadilly Circus on the Piccadilly Line in just 10 minutes which will connect you the centre of the capital while Buckingham Palace is only 10 minute journey on the Underground which you can take from Earl’s Court Underground Station. Westminster can be easily accessed thanks to a 20 minute journey on the Tube whereas guests will have the ability to experience all the bright lights of Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden thanks to a 15 minute direct journey on the Tube.