Booked your stay and need to find out more details? Please read through the useful information below to make sure you know everything you need to about your stay with us. If there is anything else we can help you with, please contact us using the details in the website footer.

Check-In and Check-Out

You can check in to your room from 3pm. Although you are welcome to arrive earlier, it may be that your room isn't ready until 3pm, but you can relax after a long journey in the lounge and leave your luggage with us should you head out. Reception closes at 10pm, so please check-in before this time, or contact us in advance for later arrivals. Check-out time is 10am.


There is no lift inside The Highbury Centre. If you require a specific room or ground floor please let us know when making the booking, and we will try our best to accommodate your needs


There are spaces available on the road for parking, however these require a parking permit. We offer free permits to our guests for a refundable £20 cash deposit per vehicle. Please inform Reception prior to your arrival if you need a permit.

Phone Use

Please note The Highbury Centre has no public phone and the rooms are not equipped with phone. For longer stays we suggest to purchase a phone card when arriving to London.

Computer and Internet Access

We have a strong WiFi network throughout the house which you can use for free. The Highbury Centre has a computer in The Hub. For printing, please go to the office. We charge 10p per printed page or photocopy.

Laundry Facilities

Our laundry area is opened for our guests to use between 3.30pm to 10pm. Equipped with a washing machine, tumble dryer, and ironing facilities. You can purchase washing detergent at the Reception.

Public Transport

The closest underground station is Highbury & Islington on the Victoria line. This is about 10-15 minutes’ walk away. Local buses take you directly to locations such as: The British Museum, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, St Paul’s Cathedral, Waterloo, Piccadilly Circus (walking distance from Trafalgar Square). You can plan your journey and also find transport maps on Transport for London.


The Highbury Centre is a family friendly guesthouse and children are very welcome. We are equipped with baby cots and highchairs - please enquire when making a reservation. Our spacious garden has a play area, and we have a selection of children's books, films and board games.


The Highbury Centre is a non-smoking building. If guests are not compliant, then The Highbury Centre will have the right to charge a fixed penalty of £50. We have a designated smoking area. Kindly inquire at the reception for more information.


Sorry, pets are not allowed at the guesthouse, with the exception of Guide Dogs.


In the event of cancellation or changing dates, half of the deposit will be refunded if you notify us 7 days before your arrival date, after that no refund is given. In case of NO-SHOW or early check out, no refund will be made and the booking will be cancelled without the required advance notice. For details of the deposit, please visit the terms and conditions for individual bookings. Group terms and conditions differ, if you wish to make a group booking for over 5 rooms, please see the terms and conditions for groups.



At the time of booking we charge a deposit only, the remaining balance is to be paid upon arrival. If someone is paying on your behalf then the same arrangement applies. Please see our terms and conditions for details. You can pay by credit/debit card or cash in GBP Sterling. We do not accept cheques and American Express.