Top 3 Italian style pizza restaurants in London

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London is one of the most diverse cities on the planet, and as such, has a rich and varied food community.  With an estimated half a million Italians living in London, it’s no surprise that pizzerias are some of the popular restaurant ventures in the city.  With so many choices for a quality piece of...

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Watch the Sunset: 3 spots to see London from above.

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London is arguably one of the most visually diverse and interesting cities in the world, and as such, there are multiple ways to view the city from above.  For the most part, however, the means to view the city cost.  A lot.  Although things like the London Eye, St Paul’s and the Shard provide absolutely...

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Win 2 x Weekend tickets to HogSozzle Festival!

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          It’s competition time! We are giving away 2 weekend tickets to HogSozzle Festival in Hertford! It’s very simple, to enter you just have to hit like on our Instagram profile and repost the competition photo (see below) on your profile tagging @astorhostels & @hogsozzle using the hashtag #astorgiveaway. On the caption...

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8 hidden spots in London

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If you come to London but you don’t like the typical touristy plans, this is the ultimate list of places that you have to visit: Postman’s Park Postman’s Park or the park of the heroes is a hidden park between the skyscrapers of  ‘the city’. This small park tells us the stories of the heroes...

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Our staff recommends… Dark Sugars

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Being situated in lovely peaceful west London, with its immense parks and picturesque terraces, we very much appreciate venturing out to the rustic and pleasantly gritty East End. The winding medieval streets and old industrial estates are packed with food stalls, vintage shops and outlets for upcoming and existing designers. The heart of this bustling...

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Astor Hostels - Loving London

Astor Hyde Park Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Hyde Park Hostel   Astor Hyde Park Hostel in London is the newest addition to the Astor Family. Still boasting its stunning original features, the hostel is a Victorian Town House on a quiet tree-lined boulevard. Helping Astor Hostels to win...

Astor Museum Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Museum Hostel One of the oldest low budget hostels in London, Astor Museum has been helping weary backpackers and travellers loosen up since 1977!  The location of this hostel makes it one of the best value hostels in London central....

Astor Queensway Hostel

This boutique budget hostel, formerly named Astor Quest, is located in the bustling neighbourhood of Bayswater and has been welcoming backpackers through its doors for over 20 years. With 100 beds, this hostel is charming, welcoming and set in a quiet street minutes from Hyde...

Astor Victoria Hostel

Take a tour inside Astor Victoria Hostel The largest of our budget accomodation, split across two adjoining buildings, the atmosphere can be described as laid back and an ideal place to meet new friends.  We have been operating here for close to 15 years, with...