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Overlooking Bristol’s lively Harbourside, this YHA is situated next to the famous Arnolfini Gallery. The YHA Bristol is set in a historical building, and features a restaurant and conference room.

The YHA Bristol has spacious dormitory rooms and private bedrooms. There is also a stylish guest lounge with a TV and Wi-Fi access, and laundry facilities are available on site. The majority of rooms contain bunk beds.

The cafe serves a range of meals throughout the day. The bar offers a range of fresh coffees and bottled beers, and there is a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering guests. In the mornings, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast with hot dishes and continental options.

The YHA Bristol is less than a mile from Temple Meads Railway Station, and Cabot Circus is a 15-minute walk away. Elegant Clifton, home to the Clifton Suspension Bridge, is a 25-minute walk away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Bristol, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

YHA Bristol has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 18 Mar 2011.
Hotel chain/brand: Youth Hostels Association

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Bristol, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast info

Buffet


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Triple Room with Shared Bathroom
  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 bunk bed
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Quadruple Room
  • 2 bunk beds
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5 Bed Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • 1 bunk bed
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5 Bed Double Room
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  • 1 double bed and
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3 Bed Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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About YHA Bristol

Welcoming Booking.com guests since 18 Mar 2011

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  • Is it possible to cook for yourself?

    We do have a self catering kitchen for all out guests


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    Answered on 19 November 2019
  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes, we offer it free of charge and you can use on the arrival and departure day


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    Answered on 28 October 2019
  • Can you check in late at night?

    yes, reception is open 24 hours


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    Asked about: Bunk Bed in Female Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on 28 October 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    I'm afraid we don't plan activities at the hostel but the tourism information center is just 5 minutes walking from here and they do some


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    Answered on 28 October 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Linen is included in the room. However towels are available to rent in reception for £2


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    Answered on 28 October 2019
  • I am a parent with a student enrolled at UWE Bristol arriving in Bristol on 6th Oct 2021 later afternoon. We are looking for 1 month stay with you and enquiring for special room rate for us. Thanks

    Hello! A maximum stay within our properties is 2 weeks. All information can be found here: https://www.yha.org.uk/our-policies/booking-terms-conditions


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    Answered on 30 September 2021
  • Hello, I would like to ask that the price (£39) of triple room is per room or per person?

    It is £39 per room, however the price is flexible and subject to change depending on when you make your reservation.


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    Answered on 30 September 2021
  • Where is the nearest available parking? Kind regards Libby

    We usually recommend parking on The Grove which is just behind the hostel


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    Asked about: Quadruple Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on 11 September 2021
  • Have you any room’s with private toilets

    Hi! Yes we have en-suite rooms available, please look through our room options or contact the hostel directly for more information.


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    Answered on 12 October 2021
  • is there parking

    Hi! Very sorry for the late reply, we're just re-opening un the last few weeks and have a fully new team so these messages often forget to get checked! There's no on-site parking but we recommend the grove car park which is near:)


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    Answered on 17 October 2021
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    yes, you need to bring a padlock or if you wish we sell them in reception


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    Answered on 28 October 2019
  • do I need photo ID to stay or can I just show my bank card has I unfortunately don't have photo ID

    Hello! No I am sorry to inform you we will need valid ID for all guests who stay with us apart from under 16's accompanied by an adult. All information can be found on this link: https://www.yha.org.uk/our-policies/booking-terms-conditions Thanks!


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    Answered on 30 September 2021
  • Do you have any disabled accessible rooms

    There is one DDA room with widened door and DDA ensuite. Access is via the lift


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    Answered on 8 June 2021
  • Can I book this 3 bed room just for me? So I'm on my own?

    The prices showed currently are private room rates, you are more that welcome to book a 3 bed for only yourself.


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    Asked about: 3 Bed Double Room • Answered on 11 January 2022
  • What are the sleeping arrangements for the 5 adults? It says 1 single bed and 1 bunk. But that only accommodates 3?

    The room has one single bed, a bunk bed and a double bed bunk (double bed and single one on top)


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    Asked about: 5 Bed Double Room with Shared Bathroom • Answered on 28 October 2019
  • When is the latest check in? Our flight gets in at 11.45pm and it may be around 1.30am that we get to the hotel and on another note as we only need that night, do we book for the day before we leave?

    We have 24 hour reception so you would be able to check in late. If you arrive in the early hours (ie after midnight) you would need to make your reservation for the previous day. Please note check out is before 10am


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    Answered on 29 August 2021
  • Hi Is there 24 hour access to the room? Thanks Ian

    Once you've checked in you can come and go as you wish. The door to the hostel is locked after 11pm, but there is 24 hour reception, and your room key will allow you to access the building


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    Asked about: Quadruple Room • Answered on 29 August 2021
  • Do you have a upper age limit? I am a fit, friendly single male aged over 60 !

    There are no age restrictions in this hostel, if you require a lower bunk when staying in a dorm for mobility reasons you must make a special request but we cannot always guarantee this.


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    Answered on 18 December 2019
  • How close is the nearest over night parking? And how much is it? Thanks

    we do not have parking at the hostel. The closest one is The Grove (just behind us)


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    Answered on 28 October 2019
  • Do I get parking for today ?If yes,what are the charges?

    we do not have parking at the hostel. The closest one is The Grove (just behind us)


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    Answered on 28 October 2019
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Queen Square
    0.1 miles
  • We The Curious
    0.1 miles
  • M Shed
    0.2 miles
  • The Matthew
    0.2 miles
  • Bristol Cathedral
    0.2 miles
  • Bristol Old Vic
    0.2 miles
  • Bristol Central Library
    0.2 miles
  • Wapping Wharf
    0.2 miles
  • Bristol Hippodrome
    0.2 miles
  • Baldwin Street
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Bristol Temple Meads Station
    0.7 miles
  • Cabot Circus
    0.8 miles
  • Clifton
    1.2 miles
  • Bristol Zoo Gardens
    1.4 miles
  • Ashton Court
    1.8 miles
  • Bristol Parkway Station
    5 miles
  • Oldfield Park Train Station
    10.6 miles
  • Royal Crescent
    10.8 miles
  • The Circus Bath
    11 miles
  • The Roman Baths
    11.3 miles
Natural beauty
  • River River Avon
    0 miles
Closest airports
  • Bristol Airport
    6.6 miles
  • Cardiff Airport
    32.3 miles
  • Gloucestershire Airport
    35.9 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Cuisine: International

Facilities of YHA Bristol
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Library
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate or cookies Additional charge
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Polish
  • Thai
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules
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Check-in

17:00 - 22:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 10:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 7 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 16 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo JCB YHA Bristol accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

YHA cannot accept bookings for 16 people or more. Any such bookings will be cancelled by YHA.
The maximum length of stay is 14 consecutive nights. Following any stay of 14 nights, guests may not stay in any YHA accommodation for at least seven nights.
The ID must match the name and address on the booking. Where a booking is for more than one person, the named person on the booking will need to provide proof of identify that matches the name and address on the booking. ID will also be requested from all other adult guests. These IDs must match the name they sign in with at check in.
Please note discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or Hostelling International as part of this booking.
Towels are not included in the room rate. Guests can hire them at the property or bring their own.
Please contact YHA directly for more information about accessible facilities.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about YHA Bristol

  • YHA Bristol has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The prices at YHA Bristol may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • YHA Bristol offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Library

  • Guests staying at YHA Bristol can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Check-in at YHA Bristol is from 17:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • YHA Bristol is 250 yards from the centre of Bristol.