Stay in the heart of Ostend Excellent location – show map

Located in Ostend and with Oostende Beach reachable within a 3-minute walk, De Ploate Hostel has a shared lounge, allergy-free rooms, free WiFi throughout the property and a bar. The property is around 1.2 miles from Bredene beach, 16 miles from Boudewijn Seapark and 17 miles from Bruges Train Station. The property is 1.2 miles from Mariakerke Beach, and within 0.7 miles of the city center.

At the hostel, the rooms are equipped with a closet. The rooms come with a private bathroom and a shower, and some rooms at De Ploate Hostel have a safety deposit box.

A buffet breakfast is available every morning at the accommodation.

Bruges Concert Hall is 17 miles from De Ploate Hostel, while Beguinage is 18 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Ostend - Bruges International Airport, 3.7 miles from the hostel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Ostend, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

De Ploate Hostel has been welcoming guests since Nov 18, 2015
Hotel chain/brand: Hostelling International

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Ostend, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0!

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • Oostende Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    700 feet from property
  • Bredene beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    2,700 feet from property
  • Mariakerke Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Lakens zijn inbegrepen, handdoeken niet
    Answered on 26 June 2020
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    Er zijn lakens in de prijs inbegrepen.
    Answered on 26 June 2020
  • How much does it cost to rent a lock?
    geen slot nodig in onze hostel
    Answered on 26 June 2020
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Nee deze zijn met een muntje van €2
    Answered on 26 June 2020
  • Is it possible to stay female in male dormitory?
    hello no, we dont mix up dorms regards Miguel
    Answered on 30 July 2022
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Amenities of De Ploate Hostel
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Shared kitchen
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Dutch

House rules

De Ploate Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking for more than 9 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Bancontact De Ploate Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about De Ploate Hostel

  • De Ploate Hostel is 2,800 feet from the center of Ostend.

  • Check-in at De Ploate Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at De Ploate Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • De Ploate Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at De Ploate Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Buffet