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Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday (inc. Bank Holidays): 10am - 4pm

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YHA Medway


351 Capstone Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 3JE

T: 0845 371 9649

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Board GamesClassroom/Educational meeting roomCot availableCredit cards accepted

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This hostel provides the following facilities:

Board Games

Classroom/Educational meeting room

Cot available

Credit cards accepted

Cycle Store


Drying room



Group catering available



Meals available


Picnic lunch available

Private rooms available

Restaurant/dining room

Self-catering kitchen

Suitable for families

Table Licence

Trade Bookings


Under 3s welcome


52 Beds

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About YHA Medway

Stay in our traditional oasthouse in rural Kent. From YHA Medway, you can uncover our maritime heritage at Chatham’s Royal Dockyard Museum, ideal for school trips and family breaks, while literature lovers will enjoy a visit to Charles Dickens’ former home at Eastgate House in Rochester. The hostel is ideally located for activity breaks, opposite Capstone Country Park and with The North Downs Way and Sustrans Route 1 both within a few miles. You can even try winter sports in the area!

This property is also available for Exclusive Hire during the winter months. Click here for more details.

Need to know

Towels are not supplied. They are available to hire from reception for £2 (+ £5 deposit) or please bring your own. Bedding is supplied.

Reception Times:
08.00 - 10.00
17.00 - 22.00

Hostel Closing Times:
YHA Medway is closed between 10.00 and 17.00, and closes for the night at 22.00.

Is the hostel open every day of the year?

Manager recommends

  • Chatham is home to the longest artificial Ski Slope in Kent & the South East - loads of fun for everyone from Skiing and Snowboarding to Tobogganing and Snow-Tubing! A great idea for school trips and family breaks.

Volunteering opportunities

Student placements – live in
Gardener – live out

YHA Exclusive Hire

Make YHA Medway your home for a few days by booking the whole place for yourself! Visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more information. Available for group bookings from the autumn half term to the Easter holidays.

YHA School Trips

YHA Medway has great facilities for study trips with on site classrooms, home-cooked meals, a garden and a self-catering kitchen. With many cultural, historic and adventure attractions nearby, this is a great location for a variety of school trips.

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

Contact YHA

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Dimple Road

Freephone: 0800 0191 700
Telephone: 01629 592 700
Email: customerservices@yha.org.uk

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Under 5? Please stay in a Private Room.
Under 15? Please be accompanied with an Adult staying in the same room.
Aged 16 or 17? Please bring a friend or Adult if staying in Shared Accommodation.

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