YHA London Earl’s Court

38 Bolton Gardens, Earl's Court, London SW5 0AQ


If you’re looking to explore the capital and need the perfect starting base, YHA London Earl’s Court makes a convenient base for your group’s urban adventures.

YHA London Earl’s Court is easy to find and has strong transport connections to the capital’s centre. This stunning Victorian building has recently been given an overhaul, including a complete refurbishment of the self-catering kitchen, renovated social spaces, brand new toilets and showers and updated metal framed beds.

Once your group is in and settled, its time to make those memories! Just a short walk from Earl’s Court Underground Station, your group will have convenient access to London’s transport network, making getting to your destination a breeze. The best part is that Earl’s Court is in travel zone 1-2 giving you full access to the centre of London.

Close to Olympia, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, and the Royal Albert Hall, the surrounding area has everything you need for an educational trip, no matter the subject of interest. Class is in session with a trip to the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, National Portrait Gallery and so many more. Plus, if your group feels like a little retail therapy, try a visit to several of Knightsbridge’s flagship stores.

This hostel holds groups and schools at its core, with comfy social spaces and free WiFi in communal areas. If you’re visiting in the summer, be sure to make the most of the courtyard garden, perfect for a group to kick back and slow down after a long urban adventure.

When you’re ready to relax, YHA London Earl’s Court makes it simple and secure for its guests with key card access to floors and rooms. The updated bedrooms have a clean and minimalist design with plenty of storage.

Why Groups love YHA London Earl’s Court

Gorgeous Victorian building on an affluent residential street

Close to London's main tourist attractions

Courtyard garden for summer

"Great" - 84%

Customer satisfaction based on 472 scores

Bed and breakfast, per person, per night* (ex VAT)
Number of beds: 186

Learning Outside the Classroom

YHA is at the top of the class for educational visits. We have been awarded a Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Award at 74 of our youth hostels across England and Wales.

Find out more about Learning Outside the Classroom.

LOtC Awarded

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Packages available at YHA London Earl’s Court

YHA London Earl’s Court does not currently offer packages.

Bolt-ons available at YHA London Earl’s Court

YHA London Earl’s Court does not currently offer bolt-ons.

Personal service

Smaller venues offering a personable service.

Self-led options

Amazing bases for self-led options

Organised packages

Organised residential packages available 

Flexible approach

Totally flexible approach to your residential


A genuine sense of place and location

Experiential learning

Experiential learning opportunities

LOtC accredited sites

70+ LOtC accredited sites

Teachers participation

Teachers encouraged to participate in all activities, helping to enhance teacher-pupil relations



  • Free Wi-Fi in bedrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi in communal areas
  • Laundry
  • En-suite rooms available
  • Communal TV
  • Cycle hire
  • Garden/grounds
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store


Food & drink:

  • Dining room
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • On-site café
  • Self-catering kitchen

How to get here

38 Bolton Gardens, Earl's Court, London SW5 0AQ

From Heathrow Airport: The Picadilly line gives a direct route to Earl’s Court Station.

From Gatwick Airport: Travelling from West Brompton Station gives the easiest travel route.

Arriving in Earls Court Station: Take the Ear’s Court Road exit NOT the Warwick Road exit as this is the most direct route to the hostel. Once out of the station, follow Earl’s Court Road and take the 5th left.

By Car: Parking is available on the street outside the hostel between these times only:

Mon-Fri – 22:00-08:30

Sat – 18:00 – 08:30

Sun – All day

OS Map: 176
OS Grid Ref: TQ258783
Latitude: 51.490384
Longitude: -0.189243
YHA London Earl’s Court