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Overview of Central Hotel

Central Hotel

1.0 star property

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • 24/7 front desk
26 Princes Square, London, England, W2 4NJ

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKensington Gardens4 min walk
  • Popular LocationKensington Palace11 min walk
  • Popular LocationHyde Park18 min walk
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)34 min drive

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About this area


Central Hotel is located in London City Centre, a neighbourhood in London, and is in the entertainment district. Buckingham Palace and Marble Arch are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Oxford Street and Westfield London Shopping Centre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Wembley Stadium or O2 Arena.

What's nearby

  • Kensington Gardens - 4 min walk
  • Kensington Palace - 11 min walk
  • Kensington High Street - 17 min walk
  • Hyde Park - 18 min walk
  • Royal Albert Hall - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Bayswater Underground Station - 4 min walk
  • London Paddington Station - 17 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 34 min drive


  • Bayswater Arms - 4 min walk
  • Granier Bakery Queensway - 4 min walk
  • Four Seasons - 4 min walk
  • Hafez Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • McDonald's - 4 min walk

About this property

Central Hotel

Hostel near Hyde Park
Close to Kensington High Street, Central Hotel has plenty to offer. Guests can connect to free WiFi in public areas.
You'll also find perks such as:
  • Free train station pick-up, a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property, tour/ticket information and a TV in reception
  • A front desk safe
Extra amenities include:
  • Full-sized fridge/freezers, microwaves and ovens
  • Stovetops, cookware/dishes/utensils and heating



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times
  • Free train station pick-up shuttle


  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • This property does not have any lifts


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Shared bathroom

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Stovetop


  • Shared accommodations

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 6 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 6 are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have any lifts
Children 6 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Central Hostel London
Central Hostel
Central Hostel
Central Hotel London
Central Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Central Hotel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation London

Frequently asked questions

Is Central Hotel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Central Hotel?

Central Hotel doesn't offer parking.

What time is check-in at Central Hotel?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM. After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at Central Hotel?

Checkout is at 10 AM.

Where is Central Hotel located?

Located in London City Centre, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. Oxford Street and Royal Albert Hall are also within 2 miles (3 km). Bayswater Underground Station is only a 4-minute walk and Queensway Underground Station is 7 minutes.


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Property conditions & facilities




6/10 Okay

Verified traveller

Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Sad looking place
Reception team were nice and location was quiet. The condition of the property and cleaning standards are very disappointing.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2021

6/10 Okay


Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2020

2/10 Terrible


Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

4/10 Poor


Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
No cover sheet for blanket. I was so uncomfortable sleep in the bed without flat sheet. Need to bring your own towels shampoo and toothbrush. Everything is old and broke.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2019

6/10 Okay


Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

6/10 Okay

Verified traveller

Disliked: Staff & service, amenities
Stayed 8 nights in Jun 2019

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

8/10 Good

Verified traveller

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2019

2/10 Terrible


Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Dont go here. Everything is horrible People live in the hostel. Rude staff. They dont speak english. Toilets dont flush...
Stayed 5 nights in May 2019