Sleep cheap and travel further at the Acacia Hostel London
Whether youre a student, backpacker or budget traveler finding low priced accommodation within Londons central city area can be a difficult task. UKs capital city has a reputation for having extremely expensive hotel room prices which are aimed more towards middle to high range holiday makers rather than those traveling on limited funds. Though, if you dont mind bunking with others than you may want to consider the Acacia Hotel located in the South Kensington area, not far from some of the west ends popular tourist spots. From the hostels main entrance youll find yourself minutes from Hyde Park, the Piccadilly Circus entertainment hub, the Oxford Street shopping area, the Soho bar district and many, other attractions, guaranteed to keep you busy during your stay.
The Acacia Hostel is basically a large converted Victorian townhouse with 18 different rooms to choose from each with a simple no frills dcor and a selection of single and double bunk beds. Guests can choose from the twin, triple, 5-bed, 6-bed, 8-bed and 10-bed rooms each with its own set rate per person per night. All rooms are relatively spacious considering the number of people housed in each and come complete with a range of basic creature comforts, such as seating, work desk space, in-room lockers, a wash basin, a television with local channels and clean bedding linen.
Unlike other similar hostels the Acacia Hotel London provides free internet access through out the hotel, also the bathrooms and individual rooms are cleaned daily and you can also change your bedding when required. Unfortunately there are no en-suite bathrooms and showers; instead guests are asked to use the shared facilities provided on every floor. The reception is open 24-hours a day and has friendly staff on standby at all times to help you with any problems or requests, including travel or ticket booking. Travelers with large bags or several pieces of luggage can take advantage of the free on-site storage service that is available during their stay; this also applies to valuables such as passports which can be left at the reception if youre worried about loss.
In terms of dining there are plenty of options in and around the surrounding area, including fine dining restaurants, snack shops and fast food places. Though for those who want to budget their money and save most of it for traveling there is a nearby supermarket available for buying supplies and the Acacia Hostel provides a self catering kitchen where guests can quickly cook up their own culinary treats at a fraction of the cost of eating out.
Overall the Acacia Hostel London provides a much needed budget accommodation service for those with limited funds; it has relatively clean and cozy rooms as well as an ample selection of basic facilities which is reasonable for the low bed prices. Besides providing a sociable environment, the biggest selling point of the Acacia Hostel is its perfect central location, which allows guests easy access to all of London at the fraction of the price of the larger budget hotels.