Purrfect High Tea: Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium

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We all know us Brits love their tea. ‘High tea’ was a term used by the upper class in the 18th and 19th centuries to describe a small meal or snack (accompanied by tea, of course) between lunch and dinner. Throughout the centuries it’s become tradition and habit for families all across the UK. It’s...

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Top 3 small music venues in London

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As a backpacker many of us like to find some of the free things to do in the new city, town ,village or even hostel we arrive at! This week I’ve written about few different music venues that have some awesome new artists to see for FREE…   Ain’t Nothing but the Blues Image Source:...

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September 2015: Fun events in London

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So this month’s up and coming event which Astor Queensway is extremely pumped up for are the the hostel football cup and the heart warming Holi Festival of Colour. One event that we will most definitely be partaking in is the 4th Annual National Hostel Football Cup. Come down and support our lovely little Astor squad competing...

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Our 3 favourite British Pubs in London

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On most of London’s street corners you’ll find a local pub. Ranging from glamorous city pubs where young professionals mingle after work in their suits, to less glamorous (and less pricey) inns with a local band and curtains stolen from your great aunt’s front room. You will find a pub to suit all tastes. With...

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Astor Hostels Recommends… Angel Comedy Club

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If you’re coming to London and are looking for some of that classic English banter we all know and love, then what better way than to see some typical British humour at a FREE comedy night?! Yes I said FREE! The comedy club is located in Angel at the Camden Head, which is a historical...

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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...