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Short Term Accommodation in London

Hostelz is a great temporary accommodation search website – providing results from hostels, guesthouses, apartments and campsites in London. It compares prices, availability and ratings from all of the major hostel booking websites at once, helping you pay the lowest price when you book through them. It’s the best place to go for cheap hotel rooms, and a portion of the proceeds also goes to Unicef, so you’re doing your bit while searching through them too. The only downsides include

  • Clean, easy to use website
  • Great variety of cheap accommodation solutions
  • Instant price comparison ensures you’ll always get the best price available
  • Reviews and ratings for each Hostel, including character, security, location, staff, fun, and cleanliness
  • Compares ratings from 4 different hostel booking websites (,,, and gives an average rating
  • Facebook and Twitter pages for larger social interaction

Site Pros

  • Option to search by area as well as property type, allowing you to prioritize what’s important
  • Great variety of pictures for each hostel, so you know exactly what you’re in for before you book
  • Travel articles for those looking for a good read
  • Site can be translated into French, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese and Japanese

Site Cons

  • Though detailed, layout of information means it can be hard to sift through to find exactly what you need
  • Checking for availability can be quite slow

Other Tips

  • Hostelz pays you to write hostel reviews (US$10.00 per review)
  • Read reviews regarding Hostelz ‘s services through
  • Hostels of any size can get themselves listed on Hostelz, absolutely free


Hostelz is ideal for anyone looking for budget hotels and cheap hostels, as it provides the best prices around. Cheap accommodation is therefore quick and easy to find through the comparison feature, guaranteeing you the best prices.

Go back to our Long Term Accommodation in London category for more great sites offering accommodation.