YHA London Holland House
Holland Walk, Kensington, London W8 7QU, England
Housed in the only Jacobean mansion left in Central London, Holland House YHA provides you with affordable accommodation in an historic setting during your educational trip to England.
YHA London Holland House
YHA Holland House offers hostel accommodation situated in the fashionable Kensington area of London. Overlooking Holland Park, YHA Holland House is made up of two wings, forming the only Jacobean residence still standing in Central London. The building was originally developed in 1607 for the Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir William Cope and was also used for literary salons, which were attended by writers including William Wordsworth, Lord Byron, Alexander Dumas and Charles Dickens.
Holland House YHA is a well maintained hostel conveniently located in Central London, housing 201 beds. The hostel provides a variety of facilities including a self-catering kitchen, lounge, TV room, games room, laundry facilities, shared bathroom facilities, luggage storage and lockers. Breakfast is on offer at Holland House YHA to help prepare you for a day of study and the hostel also offers other meals; staff will prepare a picnic lunch at your request as well as evening meals.
Where is YHA London Holland House Located?
There are several universities within easy reach of YHA Holland House, including Imperial College Londons South Kensington campus, just a leisurely stroll away. Kings College London and London School of Economics (both 8 stops on Circle Line) are also both accesible from the hostel. The hostel is also near to language schools, with Language Link and Frances King Gloucester Road Centre within walking distance.
The nearest underground station to Holland House YHA is High Street Kensington, located in Zone 1. A short tube journey on either the Circle or District lines will take you to St Jamess Park Station (5 stops) and from there you can walk to Buckingham Palace.
Kensington Gardens is a short stroll from YHA Holland House, where you will find Kensington Palace, the former home of Princess Diana. South Kensington is also within walking distance of the hostel where you can visit the Natural History Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum and Science Museum.
YHA London Holland House Facilities
- Games Room
- Television Lounge
- Self-Catering Kitchen
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