YHA in South West
YHA Eden Project
Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG
"Excellent" - 92% Customer Satisfaction Based on 515 customer scores
3 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
3 Star Hostel

Best Price Guarantee - Member discounts and no booking fee

Beds from £25.00
Private rooms from £29.00
Family rooms from £29.00
Camping from £9.00

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    Admissions Policy:
    Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over).
    Children under 11 are welcome at YHA but can only stay in private or family rooms or in our camping and cabins products.
    Children aged between 11 and 16 can stay in dorm rooms as long as they are accompanied by an adult of the same gender.

  • We are no longer taking bookings for customers wishing to arrive today. Please select alternative dates or location.

Availability Calendar

Can't find a bed on your preferred date? Try choosing a different room type from the selection box above. Alternatively please call us on 0800 0191 700 or +44 (0) 1629 592 700. Members of YHA or Hostelling International are entitled to a discount of up to £3/night off the prices quoted above for bookings at YHA operated properties. Member discounts are redeemable at the checkout stage of your online booking. Family room prices are only available if your booking contains at least one adult and one child under 18.


  • BBQ area
  • Board games
  • Cafe
  • Camping & Cabins
  • Coach parking onsite
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Drying room
  • Early Bird School Holidays Offer
  • Garden/grounds
  • Good public transport links
  • Great for activity breaks
  • Great for climbing
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for family breaks
  • Great for mountain biking
  • Great for walking
  • Group catering available
  • Licensed bar
  • Luggage store
  • Near bus stop
  • Packed lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Shop
  • Suitable for families
  • Trade bookings
  • TV
  • YHA School Trips
  • Free wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ambulant accessible
  • En suite rooms available
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Snoozebox hostel
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Need to Know

Reception Times

17.00 - 22.00


Before 10:00

Open every day?

The Snoozebox hostel is open every day including Christmas. Camping and Bell Tents are available seasonally - please click here for their specific dates. Please note: the Eden Project and YHA Eden Project will be closed on 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th January 2018.

Towels & Toiletries

Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception. Bedding is supplied in all rooms.


Parking for Snoozeboxes is just outside the hostel reception. There is also a car park nearer to our camping area with a drop-off point at the end of the field - please ask us at reception when you check in. Please note that camper vans are not permitted on the site.


Dogs can stay on our campsite and in our bell tents. There is a £5 charge per dog per night for our bell tent accommodation which is payable upon arrival. You can bring your dog for free if you are camping in your own tent.

Pets are not permitted in the hostel accommodation at YHA Eden Project however, assistance dogs are welcome throughout, please advise upon booking.

Payment accepted online


Payments accepted at property



Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.

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Maps & Directions


Eden Project, Bodelva, Cornwall, PL24 2SG, UK.

How to get here

By car: The Eden Project is situated just outside St Austell and is well sign-posted from the A30 from Exeter and the A391/390 from Plymouth. Follow the M5 south bound to Exeter before taking the A30 and continuing until you reach the Innis Downs junction (A391) and from here the Eden Project will be signposted.

During Eden trading hours there are a number of entrances to the site which will be available to use, please report straight to the hostel reception on your arrival. Service Gate Entrance: This 24 hour security gate is fully manned and is the only entry/exit to the site after the normal gates close (generally after 6pm). We will give you the map on your arrival as the gate is on the opposite end of the Eden Project site to the hostel. The postcode PL24 2SZ will take you directly to the service gate and it's on Bodelva Road, exit for the A390. If you leave site and wish to return to YHA Eden Project out of trading hours, you’ll need find and use the 24 hour gate. Download the map here.

Public Transport
The nearest coach stop is St Blazey Gate, 1.02 miles away.

Book your coach tickets here.

By Bus
The 101 bus runs from St Austell train station to the Eden Project during the day - if you are arriving in the evening you can book a taxi to YHA Eden Project. The 101 bus stop is a 15 minute walk away from our hostel.

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Contact Information

Hostel: +44 (0)345 3719573
Email: [email protected]

Map References

OS Map:
OS Grid ref: SX 04879 54940
Longitude: -4.742836
Latitude: 50.359903

Tourist Information

Tourist Office:
Website: http://www.edenproject.com
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YHA School Trips

This is an ideal location for a school trip. Take advantage of all the Eden Project has to offer and sign up for an exclusive Eden Project educational package.

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

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