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Rest Up London - Hostel

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Overview of Rest Up London - Hostel

Rest Up London - Hostel

2.0 star property
Hostel with restaurant, near Tower Bridge

6.6/10 Good

966 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Child-friendly activities
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Restaurant
172 New Kent Road, London, England, SE1 4YT
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Arcade/game room
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Vending machine
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
Feel at home
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Arcade/game room

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In London City Centre
  • The Shard - 19 min walk
  • Tower Bridge - 23 min walk
  • London Bridge - 24 min walk
  • London Eye - 30 min walk
  • Big Ben - 32 min walk
  • Tower of London - 33 min walk
  • St. Paul's Cathedral - 34 min walk
  • Trafalgar Square - 40 min walk
  • Leicester Square - 44 min walk
  • Westminster Bridge - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • London City Airport (LCY) - 36 min drive
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 57 min drive
  • Luton Airport (LTN) - 81 min drive
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 89 min drive
  • Elephant & Castle Station - 8 min walk
  • London Bridge Station - 19 min walk
  • London Waterloo East Station - 24 min walk
  • Elephant & Castle Underground Station - 9 min walk
  • Borough Underground Station - 14 min walk
  • Kennington Underground Station - 18 min walk


  • Hej Café - 4 min walk
  • Ole Navarro - 6 min walk
  • Tupi - 7 min walk
  • Leños & Carbon - 8 min walk
  • Castle Tandoori - 8 min walk

About this property

Rest Up London - Hostel

When you stay at Rest Up London - Hostel, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of London Eye and London Bridge. A snack bar/deli, a terrace, and a garden are other highlights. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and location. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Elephant & Castle Underground Station is 9 minutes and Borough Underground Station is 14 minutes.


Danish, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 140 rooms
  • Arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM - 5:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Check-in hours are between 3 PM and 2 AM.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • No onsite parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed onsite

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • English breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Arcade/game room


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • Danish
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


RestUp Restaurant - Onsite buffet restaurant.

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Cash deposit: GBP 10.00 per stay

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between GBP 4.75 and GBP 6.50 per person (approximately)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place.


Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

London RestUp
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RestUp Hostel London
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RestUp London England
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Rest Up London - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
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Frequently asked questions

Does Rest Up London - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Rest Up London - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Rest Up London - Hostel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Rest Up London - Hostel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Rest Up London - Hostel?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Rest Up London - Hostel.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Rest Up London - Hostel?
You can check in from 3 PM - 5:30 AM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Rest Up London - Hostel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as cycling. Enjoy amenities like an arcade, a picnic area, and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Rest Up London - Hostel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, RestUp Restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Hej Café (4-min walk), Ole Navarro (6-min walk), and Tupi (7-min walk).
What's the area around Rest Up London - Hostel like?
Rest Up London - Hostel is in London City Centre, a short 9-minute walk from Elephant & Castle Underground Station and 19 minutes' walk from The Shard. The local area is considered walkable as well as being good for shopping.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
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2/10 Poor

my friends and myself hated the hostel and did not stay. We had to find somewhere else because it was extremely dirty and we did not feel safe.
3-night trip with friends
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6/10 Good

Aaron, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Isaiah, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Terrible place, would not recommend. Find somewhere else if you can.
1-night trip
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6/10 Good

3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Only disappointment was rudeness of other visitors, shouting, turning lights on at 2am, that sort of thing. Staff were great, informed, courteous, professional.
Philippe, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Really very good and value for money
Ryan, 1-night business trip
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4/10 Fair

1-night trip
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