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YHA London St Pauls

36 Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5AB, United Kingdom

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Overall Rating 84%

From 41 Reviews

Hostel rating (41)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 88%
Cleanliness 80%
Location 95%
Security 87%
Service 82%
Comfort 73%
Green rating 78%

Perfect for sightseers, this fantastic value accommodation is close to the West End and central London’s world-class attractions.

  • Dorm
    From €20.21
  • Private
    From €66.25
10 or more people?

London Hostel

Hostel London

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Once the school for St Paul’s Cathedral choir boys, YHA St Pauls is just minutes from the West End by tube or bus yet provides a quiet retreat after a hectic day exploring. Looking out onto a truly iconic London scene, the hostel retains many original features including an oak panelled chapel and the headmaster's study.

Facilities include Wi-Fi, Internet access, TV room, games room, common room, laundry and lockers. Evening meals are available in the licensed restaurant.

YHA London St Pauls is the perfect place for a cheap city break or weekend away. Discover the city’s past at the nearby Museum of London or venture across the Millennium Bridge to Tate Modern and other South Bank attractions.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 17 qualify for a discount on the advertised price at check-in.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of GBP 1.50 (under 18) / GBP 3 (18+) per person per night is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • TV room


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 345 3719012

Fax. +44 345 3719013

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • St Paul's Cathedral (Less than 500 m)
  • Tower of London (3 to 5km)

See the full list of attractions



Great hostel. I very highly recommend it


Avatar for Karen


Wed 28 Sep 2016

Hello there, Thank you for the wonderful review! Hope to see you again. Kind regards, Leigh Duty Manager

Manager avatar

London - St Pauls,

Fri 30 Sep 2016

It was a good stay at YHA London St. Paul. Staffs are friendly, the security is strict as the key card is only able to access the respective room area and communal canteen. The only bad thing was the toilet was flooding during my stay, overall, I had a great stay!


Avatar for,

Sat 24 Sep 2016

Hi there, Thank you for the great review you left on our hostel. I will make sure that I pass your comments on to the staff. We are very security conscience, making sure that all our guests and staff are safe at all times, Hope to see you again. Kind regards, Leigh Duty Manager

Manager avatar

London - St Pauls,

Mon 26 Sep 2016

If you can't sleep through St. Paul's Cathedral bells going all night on the quarter hour this hostel won't suit you


Avatar for Robyn


Thu 08 Sep 2016

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on our hostel. Yes, the bells do ring every 15 minutes but we unfortunately there is nothing we can do about it. Hope to see you again. Kind regards, Leigh Duty Manager

Manager avatar

London - St Pauls,

Sat 10 Sep 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (3 to 5km)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (1 to 2km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (1 to 2km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • Nightlife (1 to 2km)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (1 to 2km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

45km from Gatwick. 30km from Heathrow. 55km from Luton. 55km Stansted and 10km London City Airport.
50m St Pauls Station or St Pauls Churchyard.
300m St Pauls (Central Line). 400m Blackfriars (Circle & District Lines).
200m from City Thameslink (Ludgate Hill Entry/Exit) (closed weekends).

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