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"Hostel in Central London offers cheap accommodation for groups, backpackers and families"
If you want to stay in London on a budget, then a good quality hostel is a great choice – especially if you are travelling alone, with a number of friends, a big family or are organising a trip for a group of young people.
Meininger Hostel London Hyde Park has 48 rooms arranged over six floors, accessible via a lift. Guest rooms are available with a shower/WC, air conditioning and a TV. Access is via a key card system. Bed linen is included in the rate. Towels are available against a deposit from the reception. Various types of accommodation are available.
"Room types include double rooms, single rooms, family rooms and dormitories"
Multiple bed rooms contain a maximum of 12 beds. Mixed dormitories also have a maximum of 12 beds, and you can book a bed and share the room with other guests. This option is only available for those aged 18 or older. There is a women’s dormitory, again with a maximum of 12 beds, where women can book a bed and share the room with other female guests aged 18 or older. Some of the dormitory guests can make use of the communal shower/WC on the same floor and not all the dormitories have air conditioning or TV.
The family room offers up to 12 beds. Depending on the number of guests, there are single, double and bunk beds in the room. A baby cot is available on request. Family rooms have a shower/WC, air conditioning and TV. Bed linen and towels are included. There are also some double/single rooms.
The hotel has its own underground parking (subject to fees). Charged Wi-Fi, internet terminals and telephones are available for guests to use. There is a free luggage room and safe deposit boxes as well as a washing machine and dryer. The public areas of the hotel include a large lobby and a large terrace.
Breakfasts and packed lunches are available at Meininger Hostel at a very reasonable price, including early bird breakfasts for those who need to make the most of their time. Snacks and souvenirs can be bought from the reception desk. The reception staff can also help book tickets for events and offer advice about things to do and place to go.
"Great offers for groups of students, workshoppers, Scouts and Guides"
Meininger does special offers and services for groups of 12 or more people and is used to catering for all types of organisational trips. School parties are welcome. Scouts, Cubs, Brownies, Guides, Rangers and Rovers regularly use the Meininger hostel, which maintains excellent relations with the scouting movement. Meininger London Hyde Park is located directly in the historic Baden-Powell House and was at one time the Baden Powell Hostel.
The hostel is close to London’s Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum, Brompton Oratory, the Royal Albert Hall, the Royal Geographical Society and the Royal College of Arts. Academic institution Imperial College London (South Kensington Campus) is also near and Richmond University - The American International University in London (Kensington Campus) is within striking distance. The hotel is near Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. In the Royal Parks you will find the Serpentine boating lake, the Serpentine Gallery, the Princess Diana memorial and the Italian Gardens.
The nearest tube station to the hostel is Gloucester Road. It serves the Piccadilly, District and Circle Underground Lines. You can get from Heathrow Airport to the hotel using the Piccadilly Line, with a regular tube train service. The nearest major mainline station is Victoria, which is a terminal for passengers travelling by train to Gatwick Airport. Victoria station has a local bus station in the forecourt and is close to Victoria Coach Station for nationwide long-distance coaches. Victoria station also connects with the Underground and serves the following lines: Victoria, District and Circle. Stations in the area are in Travelcard Zone 1. The hostel has a charged car park and is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone for cars.