YHA London Thameside

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This youth hostel offers basic accommodation and good facilities for groups at a very reasonable price.



The hostel was opened in 1991 and is situated in a residential area on the South Bank of the River Thames, approximately 2 kilometres from the Tower of London, London Dungeons and Tower Bridge. A regular bus service runs to the hostel and a tube connection is possible at Canada Water, approximately 12 minutes’ walk from the hostel. The nearest over-ground station is Rotherhithe, which is approximately 5 minutes’ walk from the hostel.

Student rooms

  • 4-8 bedded rooms
  • En suite facilities
  • One locker per bed

Staff rooms

  • It is YHA policy to allocate same sex staff in multi bedded rooms to ensure maximum occupancy (i.e. four female staff allocated four bedded room)
  • En suite facilities
  • One locker per bed
  • TV
  • Tea & coffee making facilities

Accommodation images



Teacher room

Pupil room

Pupil room

Pupil room


Communal facilities


  • Reception and night manager on duty
  • Restaurant
  • Café-bar with internet access
  • Meeting/conference facilities
  • TV Lounge
  • Vending machines
  • Drinking fountains can be found on each floor
  • Games machines
  • Secure locker room
  • 2 Payphones
  • CCTV
  • Free coach parking nearby
  • Tourist information