Rest Up London - Hostel

172 New Kent Road, London, United Kingdom
+44 203 642 4549

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Rest Up London - Hostel - London, England, United Kingdom
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Roomer S$ 15
TripAdvisor S$ 15

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Distance to city centre 2.4 km
Location rating 8.7
Nearest airport London Luton
Distance to airport 46.4 km



Standard rooms

S$ 104+

Bed type
Nightly base price
S$ 104 per night




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  • Good
    Feb 2020

    It’s new and clean

    People are respectful

  • Mediocre
    Feb 2020

    The description was not clear?, there is no where that state that the 8 bedroom is mixed genders, I ended up being with 7 men and being the only girl. I had to checkout before the next morning because it was uncomfortable for me to sleep in a room with 7 men who even strangers.

  • Excellent
    Feb 2020

    Easy location for what I went to London for, unfussy , cheap and a comfortable atmosphere with a great night sleep

    No complaints

  • Good
    Feb 2020

    Beautiful grade II listed building with a fascinating history. Sympathetically updated to a modern hostel with a great buzz about the place. As anticipated, lots of travellers from all over the world, and a friendly melting-pot feel, without pumping music until the early hours. A good balance for a solo traveller. Easily close enough to Elephant & Castle for those looking to launch into the centre of London by day or for the evening. Staff were brilliant. Coffee shop is open 24/7.

    The road can be noisy depending on which side of the property your room is located.

  • Good
    Feb 2020

    Not far from tube station. Some shops and bars near by.

    Communal area was quite dirty. Bed squeeked n made horrid noises when u moved. Not very comfy. Lack of communication from some staff like how and where you order coffee. They just leave you standing by the cafe counter and ignore you. They should put a sign up.

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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.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

6.5 Good

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Policies vary by room type and provider.


Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Game room
No smoking
24-hour front desk
Pool table
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Concierge service
Laundry facilities
Laundry service
Coffee shop
Pets not allowed

FAQs when booking at Rest Up London - Hostel

Where is Rest Up London - Hostel located?

Rest Up London - Hostel is located at 172 New Kent Road in Walworth, 2.4 km from the centre of London. Tate Modern is the closest landmark to Rest Up London - Hostel.

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

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

Does Rest Up London - Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Rest Up London - Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Rest Up London - Hostel offer free parking?

No, Rest Up London - Hostel does not offer free parking.

Does Rest Up London - Hostel offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Rest Up London - Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Rest Up London - Hostel from the airport?

Rest Up London - Hostel is 9.9 km from London City.

Can you bring pets to Rest Up London - Hostel?

No, pets are not allowed at Rest Up London - Hostel.

Does Rest Up London - Hostel have a pool?

No, Rest Up London - Hostel does not have a pool on-site.


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Most popular landmarks

  • Tate Modern 1.6 km
  • Tower Bridge 1.7 km
  • Tower of London 1.9 km
  • Southbank Centre 2.1 km
  • London Eye 2.1 km
  • Westminster Bridge 2.2 km

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London City 9.9 km
London Heathrow 25.3 km
London Elephant And Castle 355 m
London Bridge 1.2 km

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