Yha York Hostel

42 Water End, Clifton, York, United Kingdom, YO30 6LP  show map
 3 stars
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Yha York Hostel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

On-site parking

Kitchen facilities
Air conditioning
Laundry

Self-service laundry

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee shop

Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Breakfast

Paid breakfast

Overview

In addition to a free private car park and a baggage storage, Yha York Hostel is complete with good services as well.

The location is close to York Minster, National Railway Museum and The York Dungeon.

Leeds/bradford airport lies within a 40-minute drive away.

Rooms

The hostel offers 27 rooms featuring heating, a dressing area, Wi-Fi, a separate toilet and a personal computer. The rooms also have a carpet floor. The property has comfortable rooms with double beds, bunk beds and single beds. Guestrooms feature access to shared bathrooms.

Services

The hostel offers a meeting room and a designated smoking place for general needs.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   27.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • On-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Coffee shop

Services

  • Self-service laundry

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dressing area

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

42 Water End, Clifton, York, United Kingdom, YO30 6LP

Get directions
City Center
  • York
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • York Train Station
    4300 ft
  • Bus stop
    4300 ft
Parks
  • The Homestead
    200 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    27

Rooms and availability

Yha York photos Exterior Hotel information
Bunk Bed Male Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    100 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bunk bed

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Room Description:

Guests are provided with bed sheets but towels are not included in the rate.

Yha York photos Exterior Hotel information
Bunk Bed Female Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    100 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Bunk bed

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Room Description:

Guests are provided with bed sheets but towels are not included in the rate.

Yha York photos Exterior Hotel information
Quadruple Room
  • Room size:

    90 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Room Description:

Guests are provided with bed sheets but towels are not included in the rate.

Yha York photos Exterior Hotel information
Twin Room
  • Room size:

    80 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Bunk bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Toilet
Room Description:

Guests are provided with bed sheets but towels are not included in the rate.

Yha York photos Exterior Hotel information
Quadruple Room
  • Room size:

    90 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Toilet
Room Description:

Guests are provided with bed sheets but towels are not included in the rate.

Yha York photos Exterior Hotel information
Quadruple Room including Double bed
  • Room size:

    90 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Toilet
Room Description:

Guests are provided with bed sheets but towels are not included in the rate.

Yha York photos Exterior Hotel information
Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    100 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Toilet
Room Description:

This private dormitory room features bunk beds.

Yha York photos Exterior Hotel information
Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    100 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Toilet
Room Description:

This private dormitory room features 1 double and 1 single bed and bunk beds.

Yha York Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Bohemia Galleries3700 ft

Popular areas

  • Gillygate4000 ft

Places of interest

  • Bootham & Monk Ward Conservative Club3700 ft
  • Bar Walls Of The City Of York3700 ft
  • King's Manor Library3700 ft
  • York Observatory3700 ft
  • St Mary's Abbey3700 ft
  • York Hospital4000 ft
  • Museum Gardens4000 ft
  • Waterline Cruises4300 ft

Train stations

  • York Train Station4000 ft
  • York Railway station4000 ft
  • York railway station4000 ft
  • York Train Station4000 ft

Historical sites

  • Bootham Bar4000 ft

Museums

  • Friends Of The National Railway Museum2700 ft
  • National Railway Museum3300 ft
  • York City Art Gallery4000 ft
  • Jim Park & Friends4300 ft

Theaters

  • York Theatre Royal4000 ft
  • Theatre Royal4300 ft

Public parking

  • Union Terrace Car and Coach Park4000 ft

Local attractions

  • St. Williams College5000 ft
    5 College St., York
  • Micklegate Bar Museum5200 ft
    Micklegate, York
  • The Web Adventure Park1.0 mi
    Wigginton Road, York
  • Parish Church of All Saints5100 ft
    North St., York
  • The Shambles1.1 mi
    Shambles, City Centre, York

Near the hostel

  • The Homestead200 ft
    40 Water End, York
  • York Minster2400 ft
    Deangate, York
  • St. Mary's Abbey3800 ft
    Museum Gardens, York
  • Multangular Tower4000 ft
    Museum Gardens, York
  • The Hospitium1500 ft
    Museum St., York
  • National Railway Museum3300 ft
    Leeman Road, York
  • York Observatory3900 ft
    Museum Gardens, York
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    27
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Hotel Noir York
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0.7 km
Grange Hotel York
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0.7 km
Safestay York
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Yha York Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Yha York

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 124 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Very friendly staff, budget accomadation but very clean.

  • Group of friends
    9.4

    The staff were very pleasant. The breakfast was ab fab. Could not ask for more in the way of facilities. The stroll along the riverside was very pleasant. I highly recommend this yha. Very clean bedding.

    Not really a complaint but the bunk beds were a little rickity.

  • Group of friends
    5.4

    Although it was about 15 mins walk out of town it was in a nice quiet area,the staff at the hostel were pleasant and helpful and the breakfast was good value

    The rooms were a little shabby and the toilets and showers were very cramped

  • Single
    5.8

    I enjoyed the breakfast and size of rooms/hostel - there were good facilities for the backpacker ie washing/ kitchen in addition.

    I experienced difficulty in operating the television. However, despite request to three members of staff- none knew how to operate the same- leaving me not having the opportunity to watch tv!!

  • Single
    5.4

    The Catering kitchen was nice - clean and tidy.

    The blanket has some bad smell - seems like it hasnt cleaned or shone by the sun for a long time

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    The staff were friendly and welcoming, and we were made to feel immediately at ease. Local Public Transport information was available and it's location to the city (easily within walking distance) was perfect. Thankyou!

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    The staff at YHA are really friendly, it was fun staying here and the walk along the river is lovely. The facilities are good for a Youth Yostel and what we expected. Bed linen nice an fresh. We had fun making our beds up, but are probably a bit old for Youth Hostels at 38, 45 & 47 but for just one night it was fine :-) We enjoyed our experience :-)

    When you drive in its a bit shocking as the photo on the net is from the front of the building which looks lovely, but you drive into the back and that looks like an old hospital, not very inviting, but hey its nice inside and it is a Youth Hostel so its not really about the look of the building on the outside, just close your eyes til you walk through the door ;-) It was nice having a room to ourselves, but very basic and walls are like paper so if you get a noisy party coming in don't expect to sleep all night, other than that generally quiet :-)

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    It was a pleasant walk along the river away from the city centre where we explored the cities attractions, parks and shopping. The hostel itself was friendly alongside lots of information about good deals, trip ideas and walks wtc

    The only downfall of the yha hostel was the cleaning regime - everywhere was clean - however I felt there would be a better way to clean rooms than cut off access to all rooms from 10 - 1. There is only one unisex toilet to use downstairs when his happens which os used by everyone, children included, which should b cleaned more regularly if this is to be the mai toilet. I'm not wishing to complain just feel improvements could and should b made in these areas.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Liked river walk to town

  • Single
    5.8

    The laid back and friendly atmosphere there.

    The hidden costs those being; £3 extra on the hotel if your not a member, renting towels, buying a lock if u want your stuff safe.

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    There was a really nice female member of staff on reception.

    There were some very drunk youths who came back at 5.00 in the morning and woke us up, and carried on talking loudly in the next door room for the next two hours. It totally ruined what would have been a good experience.

  • Single
    8.2

    I stayed 2 full days and 2 half days. The full breakfast was very good and also the evening meal (pittza). bed was comfortable although squeaky. Hostel was CLEAN.

    Evening meal was the same each day, i.e. Pittza or nothing! Same with the breakfast as it was not possible to buy just cereal for instance, or just toast. It was all or nothing.I do not ALLWAYS want a big breakfast. There was a good beer selection but real ale. I thought that the temporary membership fee of £9 + was a bit drastic as well. How long does it last?

  • Couple
    6.2

    Breakfast and bar facilities Location Security on internal and external doors Garden area

    Toilets ran out of paper and showers became quite dirty by the second day of our stay

  • Group of friends
    4.0

    The bar area was nice

    Rooms were smelly. YHA charge £3 per person per night that appears in small print on the booking confirmation, which is a bit sneaky. Even though, staff tried to charge us even more.

  • Family with children
    6.2

    Good location, good breakfasts

    Charged more than quoted,but in too big a rush to argue. Room/block showed alot of wear and tear. Noisy neighbours in early hours more than once,not good with young family noisy plumbing in night

How to reach hostel

hostel Yha York Hostel York location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

42 Water End, Clifton, York, United Kingdom, YO30 6LP

Get directions
City Center
  • York
    1.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • York Train Station
    4300 ft
  • Bus stop
    4300 ft
Parks
  • The Homestead
    200 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    27