Welcome to the Quest Hotel, one of the earliest Astor Hostels. It's been a favourite with travellers and guidebooks alike for quite a long time now and can accommodate about 100 guests. If you're looking for somewhere you can call home - but also be up for a party - then this is the place for you.
So, why should you choose the Quest?
A friendly intimate atmosphere, it's close to heaps of great attractions like, Hyde Park, Kensington Palace (Princess Diana's old home), Notting Hill, the famous Portobello Market and Whiteley's Shopping and Cinema Complex. The Bayswater area is full of friendly English pubs, caf챕s and restaurants that keep you busy during the evening. Public transport wise, it can't get much easier with three Underground (Tube/Metro) stations within walking distance (Bayswater/Queensway/Notting Hill Gate) and numerous bus stops, which give you access from all the major airports and railway stations.
Rooms at the Quest mean friendly dorms WITH BRAND NEW BEDS AND LOCKERS!! that range in size from four to eight beds, with a couple of twin rooms thrown in for good measure. Most of the rooms in the Quest has new en-suite facilities. (Shower, toilet and basin) The other toilets and showers - which are cleaned thoroughly every day - are located outside the rooms on every floor.
Great fun for all backpackers, the Quest is perfect for independent backpackers and small student groups.
DIRECTIONS (How to find us!)
From Heathrow Airport by Underground (Tube/Metro):
Take the Piccadilly Line (dark blue) to Earls Court Station, and then change to the northbound District Line (dark green) via Edgware Road to Bayswater Station. From Bayswater Station turn right and walk to the top of Queensway, then turn left and the second left after Queensway is Queensborough Terrace.
From Heathrow Airport by A2 Airbus
Take the A2 Airbus from Heathrow and get off at Queensway in Bayswater. Walk east along Bayswater Road - Queensborough Terrace is the second street on the left after Queensway.
From Gatwick Airport:
Take the Gatwick Express train to Victoria Station. Change to the Underground system westbound Circle Line (yellow) to Bayswater Station. From Bayswater Station turn right and walk to the top of Queensway, then turn left and the second left after Queensway is Queensborough Terrace.
From Waterloo Station:
Take the westbound Jubilee Line (silver - due to open late summer 1999) to Bond Street and change to the westbound Central Line (red) and continue to Queensway Station. From Queensway walk east along Bayswater Road and the second street on the left is Queensborough Terrace.
From Victoria Station:
Take the westbound Circle Line (yellow) to Bayswater Station. From the station turn right and walk to the top of Queensway, then turn left and the second left after Queensway is Queensborough Terrace.