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Rest Up London
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Rest Up London

172 New Kent Road, London, United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
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About Rest Up London

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

The Rest Up London Hostel is known as one of the best and gauging from its outward appearance that would be easy to believe. The charming, brick front building with its terrace garden and wonderful location on the New Kent Road makes it an appealing spot. Just a short walk to Elephant & Castle tube station and 15 miles to Heathrow Airport, it is also just a mile from sites like the Tower of London, Parliament and Big Ben, Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus. It is within the same area as the Imperial War Museum and London South Bank University, as well.

A pre-WWI baroque building, it is a historic property and has been a hostel for more than 100 years. It features such amenities as a shared TV room, a beautiful terrace with covered tables and fun bean bag chairs. It has an onsite coffee shop and snack bar, there is free Wi-Fi in the public areas, a ticketing and tour desk, baggage storage option, laundry services (for a fee) and even some business services. Visitors can enjoy traditional breakfast each morning, pizza at night and healthier fare in the restaurant. They also offer group menus.

The rooms include shared dorm rooms with options for four to a room or twenty beds in a dorm-style setting. The rooms are mixed gender, but there is a single four-bed female dorm. There are also twin and double rooms, and some even offer private baths at no cost.

If an affordable and high-quality accommodation is the goal, but also one in one of the best spots in London, it will be hard to beat what the Rest Up London Hostel makes available to travelers of all kinds.

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Amenities at Rest Up London

  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe
  • Disabled access
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Non-smoking rooms available

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets not allowed
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Designated smoking area

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Packed lunches

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio

General

  • Storage available

Health and safety

  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • 24-hour front desk

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi

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What type of rooms are available at Rest Up London Hostel?

Rest Up London Hostel offers shared dorm rooms with options for four to twenty beds, as well as twin and double rooms. Some rooms even offer private baths at no cost.

What dining options are available at Rest Up London Hostel?

Visitors can enjoy traditional breakfast each morning, pizza at night, and healthier fare in the restaurant. They also offer group menus.

Are laundry services available at Rest Up London Hostel?

Rest Up London Hostel provides laundry services for a fee, as well as laundry facilities for the convenience of the guests.

What are the nearby attractions to Rest Up London Hostel?

Rest Up London Hostel is conveniently located near attractions such as Tower Bridge, Tate Modern, Tower of London, Southbank Centre, London Eye, Westminster Bridge, Palace of Westminster, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Somerset House, Churchill War Rooms, and National Gallery.

What amenities are offered at Rest Up London Hostel?

Rest Up London Hostel provides amenities such as a shared TV room, a beautiful terrace with covered tables, an onsite coffee shop, free Wi-Fi in public areas, a ticketing and tour desk, baggage storage option, and even some business services.

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They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Choose a Private Room

If you prefer more privacy, consider booking a twin or double room, some of which offer private baths at no extra cost, providing a more comfortable and private experience.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hostel's location is within walking distance to several top attractions, including Tower of London, Tate Modern, and London Eye, making it convenient for sightseeing and exploring the city.

Consider Noise Levels

Some guests have mentioned that the dorm rooms can be noisy, so if you are a light sleeper, it may be beneficial to bring earplugs or consider booking a private room for a quieter stay.

Check Out the Onsite Amenities

Take advantage of the hostel's shared TV room, terrace with covered tables, and the onsite coffee shop and snack bar, providing convenient spaces to relax and socialize during your stay.

Be Mindful of Check-in/Check-out Times

Keep in mind that check-in is available anytime after 3:00 PM, and check-out is required by 10:00 AM, so plan your arrival and departure accordingly.

Utilize the Tour Desk

The hostel offers a ticketing and tour desk, providing assistance with booking activities and exploring the city, making it easier to plan your itinerary and make the most of your visit.

Consider the Mixed Gender Dorms

Note that the dorm rooms are mixed gender, but there is a single four-bed female dorm available, which may be a more comfortable option for female travelers.

Enjoy the Breakfast Options

Guests can enjoy a traditional breakfast each morning, as well as pizza at night and healthier fare in the restaurant, providing convenient dining options without having to leave the hostel.

Take Advantage of Laundry Services

If needed, the hostel offers laundry services for a fee, which can be convenient for longer stays or for refreshing your wardrobe during your trip.

Plan for Accessibility

The hostel offers increased accessibility and non-smoking rooms, catering to guests with specific needs and preferences, ensuring a comfortable and inclusive experience for all visitors.

Location

172 New Kent Road, London

What's nearby

  • Tower Bridge1 mi
  • Tate Modern1 mi
  • Tower of London1.1 mi
  • Southbank Centre1.4 mi
  • London Eye1.4 mi
  • Westminster Bridge1.4 mi
  • Palace of Westminster1.5 mi
  • Big Ben1.5 mi
  • Westminster Abbey1.6 mi
  • Somerset House1.6 mi
  • Churchill War Rooms1.8 mi
  • National Gallery1.9 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 10:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

When to book a room at Rest Up London

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FAQs when booking at Rest Up London

  • Where is Rest Up London located?

    Rest Up London is located at 172 New Kent Road in Southwark, 1.5 miles from the centre of London. Tower Bridge is the closest landmark to Rest Up London.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Rest Up London?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Rest Up London.

  • Does Rest Up London offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Rest Up London offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Rest Up London from the airport?

    Rest Up London is 6.1 miles from London City.

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    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Rest Up London in London and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Rest Up London and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Rest Up London.

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Good to know

Distance to city centre

1.5 mi

Nearest airport

London City

Distance to airport

6.1 mi