HostelBookers Logo
Website feedback

Customer Travel Tips for London

85% Avg. city rating Rated by 12894 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 82%

Shopping 89%

Chilling out / relaxing 78%

Getting around / public transport 90%

Sightseeing 94%

Culture 93%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 66%

Customer Travel Tips for London

Read a selection of great customer tips provided by HostelBookers customers like you

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


30 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: everything is interesting

Liked: everything

Disliked: no

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
98% Avg. rating


19 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Use the underground, always.

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Nothing

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


16 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: bring umbrella

Liked: culture.

Disliked: dirty.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
82% Avg. rating


29 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Save up

Liked: Culture

Disliked: Costs

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


30 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Shopping Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Visited london and enjoy the architectural structure and also the sbritish musueum

Liked: I liked the quiet roads and especially the gardens, without forgetting the shopping

Disliked: the fog

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


28 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: notting hill carnival

Liked: openminded divers great to stay

Disliked: cost of transport

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


23 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: No tips

Liked: Essy to get around

Disliked: Expensive

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


21 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Work / volunteering

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Work in a hostel and find a job

Liked: Cosmopolite, lot of things to do, vibrant, everything works

Disliked: The weather, a little bit expensive, esthetically isn’t the most beautiful city where I lived

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


11 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Pay attention to prices

Liked: Friendly people

Disliked: Expensive city

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


07 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: its very expensive and bring an umbrella :)

Liked: Everything lots of great Vegan places to eat

Disliked: no

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


03 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Train your legs , you ll need to walk, walk and walk

Liked: Rich culture

Disliked: Transportation cost is high

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


02 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Na

Liked: Lindo

Disliked: Na

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


31 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: None

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Nothing

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


29 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Shopping Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Brixton Market, The Lido and a swim in the Serpentine, Oxford Steet shopping

Liked: Every time you return you can enjoy something new.

Disliked: The crowdiness is terrible during the summer. Too many tourists.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
84% Avg. rating


24 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Plan everything beforehand, and make sure you have got second plan on hand.

Liked: Sightseeing

Disliked: Living standard

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


21 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Get up early to avoid rush hours. Plan what you want to see beforehand.

Liked: There's a lot to see so you won't be going without anything to do.

Disliked: Very crowded, but that is to be expected of a city this size. Prices for certain attractions might be a bit steep if you're on a budget.

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


20 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: .........

Liked: .......

Disliked: ..........

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


19 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: walk rather than using the underground for short journeys

Liked: the variety of different things to do

Disliked: It can get chaotic

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


19 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the parks (Hyde or Regents) when you want a moment away from the busyness of the city.

Liked: Easy to get around, lots to do and see

Disliked: No

Showing 1-20 of 6980 reviews
85% Avg. city rating Rated by 12894 customers

Activities / excursions 92%

Restaurants / eating out 82%

Shopping 89%

Chilling out / relaxing 78%

Getting around / public transport 90%

Sightseeing 94%

Culture 93%

Nightlife / partying 84%

Value for money 66%

Why book with hostelbookers?

Thousands of beds and private rooms, close to the things you’re planning to see and do.
With great value hostels and cheap hotels, everything you want to see and do is just a step away.

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to London?

Contact us directly

Top rated London Hostels

Read what people have to say about our top rated Hostels in London

  • 1. Barmy Badger Backpackers 94%
  • 2. Wombats City Hostel London 92%
  • 3. Astor Queensway 90%
  • 4. Palmers Lodge - Swiss Cottage 89%
  • 5. YHA London Oxford Street 89%

Read More On Top Rated Hostels