YHA London St Paul’s

36 Carter Lane, London, London EC4V 5AB


Where better for educational visits and groups to explore London from than a former school? This extraordinary building has an unbeatable location to exploring famous attractions – it’s literally seconds from St Paul’s Cathedral. As well as charming period features (look out for the vintage graffiti in our meeting room) we boast modern essentials like free Wi-Fi and internet access.

Dine like the choirboys of our past with group catering options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. YHA London St Paul’s is a historic setting worth exploring and we’re fully licensed until midnight. Relax in our TV lounge, browse through our donated books, or book one of our inspiring school workshops.

As well as the iconic cathedral next-door, we’re perfect for visiting the famous London sights. Tower Bridge, the London Dungeon, London Zoo and the London Eye are all within easy reach and we offer discounts on them too. Whether you’re a group of theatre lovers enjoying the West End or a school trip discovering the capital, our unforgettable building can’t get much closer to the action.

Why Groups love YHA London St Paul’s

Bolt-ons available here

Stone's throw from St Paul's Cathedral

"Great" - 86%

Customer satisfaction based on 260 scores

Bed and breakfast, per person, per night* (ex VAT)
Number of beds: 221

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 St Paul’s

YHA London St Paul’s does not currently offer packages.

Bolt-ons available at YHA London St Paul’s

Theatre bolt-on

Take in a show with our theatre workshop

If you’re thinking about seeing a show whilst staying at our London hostels we can recommend a great way to make the event a little more special.

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Per person* (ex VAT)

YHA London St Paul’s 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 communal areas
  • Laundry
  • 24 hour reception
  • Board games
  • Communal TV
  • Computer access
  • Games room
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store


Food & drink:

  • Dining room
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available

Teaching facilities:

  • Classroom(s)
  • Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire

How to get here

36 Carter Lane, London, London EC4V 5AB

On foot:
From St Paul’s Underground: come out of the St Paul’s Cathedral exit and follow the Brown Carter Lane Youth Hostel signs.

From Blackfriars: come out of the Queen Victoria Street exit, turn right and walk up St Andrews hill, turn right into Carter Lane and the hostel is on the left hand side.

OS Map: 176
OS Grid Ref: TQ319811
Latitude: 51.513109
Longitude: -0.100406
YHA London St Paul’s