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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Hostelling International
Hotel chain/brand

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 Level 3+

This property has made significant commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Ostend
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Michael
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Our stay was pleasant and just about as we expected. The room was very simple and functional, warm and clean
  • L
    Belgium Belgium
    The breakfast was diversified, you could eat both salty and sweet and you had a lot of different breads depending on your taste. The staff was welcoming and ready to help and answer all questions... ✨️
  • Maaike
    Belgium Belgium
    Clean hostel, enough space in the rooms, friendly staff, cheap drinks at the bar. Very useful option to take lunch from the breakfast buffet for an additional fee

Area info

Amenities of De Ploate Hostel

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Elevator
  • Bar
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Shared kitchen
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • 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!


From 3:00 PM to 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 will be charged as 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.

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

FAQs about De Ploate Hostel

  • De Ploate Hostel is 2,800 feet from the center of Ostend. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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

    • 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.