The Best Accommodation for the Queen’s Jubilee Weekend

Accommodation for the Queen's Jubilee

Written by Victoria Philpott

Hostels and cheap hotels in London are filling up fast for the Queen’s Jubilee weekend. Here’s my pick of the best of our available accommodation in London, but you can check hostels in London for yourself if you prefer and don’t forget to take a look at our cheap London hotels too and my article Help! I need some Cheap Accommodation in London.

Check out what’s happening on the Queen’s Jubilee Weekend in London too. 

Near the Jubilee Family Festival

MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park

There’s a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Family Festival in Hyde Park on the first weekend in June. It’s only £25 to get in so stay at the nearby MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park and you’re sorted for the Jubilee celebrations. The hostel is in South Kensington so you’ll be close to some of the biggest and best museums in London too. Ensuite single, double, shared or dormitory accommodation is available and you can enjoy the all-you-can-eat-and-drink breakfast buffet for £4.50pp.

For the Queen’s Jubilee weekend prices start from €36.76pppn. Book now!

Accommodation for the Queen's Jubilee in London

Near the Queen’s River Pageant

Travel Joy Hostels, Chelsea

If you’re planning on going to this free festival in Battersea then stay at Travel Joy Hostels – it’s just a 10 minute walk away over the Chelsea Bridge. The hostel overlooks the River Thames and is a friendly and sociable option. Some rooms have balconies and there’s free Wi-Fi and a free continental breakfast too. On Fridays they have an open mic night and on Saturdays karaoke. The friendly and knowledgeable staff will help with any tours you want to book and in getting to know the area. Enjoy the free Queen’s River Pageant safe in the knowledge that your bed is just a few minutes’ walk away.

For the Queen’s Jubilee weekend prices start from €36.76pppn. Book now!

Cheap and cheerful

The Arsenal Tavern, near Arsenal Tube Station

Top accommodation for the Queen's Jubilee Located right next to the Emirates Stadium The Arsenal Tavern is just a few minutes’ bus ride from Angel, Islington, Camden and a few minutes more from Central London. This backpackers is one of the cheapest at HostelBookers and still has a 74+% satisfaction rate from our previous customers. The hostel is above a pub so you can enjoy a few pints before you hit the town, or the park. You can also get a 25% discount on food in there too and you’ll get a free breakfast in the morning too. Rooms are en suite and cater for anyone up to 15 people at a time.

For the Queen’s Jubilee weekend prices start from €15.45pppn. Book now!

Top rated

Palmers Lodge-Swiss Cottage

Everyone loves Palmers Lodge-Swiss Cottage! It’s located in a Victorian Grade II listed building that’s been lovingly restored to its original condition. You’ll get free internet, Wi-Fi and breakfast and a beautiful bar and restaurant on site too. There’s a TV lounge for when you just want to chill out and a laundry room too. Dorms go up to 28-beds for anyone looking for a bargain and they’re all spacious with secure storage facilities too.

You’ll be in a great area – just a short walk to Camden, West Hampstead and St John’s Wood. Finchley Road is just up the road with all its cinemas, pubs, restaurants and shops.

For the Queen’s Jubilee weekend prices start from €23.50pppn. Book now!

Best accommodation for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Best located for Buckingham Palace

Surprise Backpackers, Victoria

The best hostels for the Queen's Jubilee

Stay at Surprise Backpackers and you’ll be within easy walking distance to all the bright lights of London, including Victoria Station, the London Eye, Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. The bright and clean dormitories have free Wi-Fi, free lockers and a free breakfast included too.

There’s also a full equipped common room/kitchen where you can enjoy a home cooked meal and watch TV. There’s a pub downstairs open until midnight for you to make the most of and you can watch the big screen or fit in a round of darts. Rooms are for 4-12 people and your nearest tube is Victoria Station.

For the Queen’s Jubilee weekend prices start from €31pppn. Book now!

Coolest apartments

Kensington West

Just a short walk from Kensington High Street you’ll find Kensington West apartments. You’ll also be near Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park and Kensington Palace too. If you want to spend all that money you’ve save on your accommodation you’ll also find the Westfield shopping centre 15 minutes’ walk up the road too. All rooms here are en suite and you’ll get a TV, desk and complimentary hot beverages too.

For the Queen’s Jubilee weekend prices start from €35pppn. Book now!

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