YHA Beer exterior
Hot deal
20% off

HOTDEAL-199

This hostel is part of our hot deal. Offer subject to availability and cannot be used with any other discount. Valid for stays at selected hostels between 4th September - 20th October 2022. Exclusive Hire stays not included. Use the above promotional code at the checkout. Book via yha.org.uk before midnight 18th August 2022. YHA members can save an extra 5% with our members only code. Terms and conditions apply.

Bed in a shared room from £15.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Lock on doors
  • Smoke alarm
  • WiFi in shared rooms

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 20:30
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our shared rooms.
WiFi:
Free WiFi is available in all our shared rooms.
Private room from £59.00 per night

Amenities

  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Cot available
  • Hangers
  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Lock on doors
  • Smoke alarm
  • WiFi in rooms

Need to know

Check in:
From 17:00 - 20:30
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our private rooms.
WiFi:
Free Wi-Fi is available in all our private rooms.
Camping & Cabins from £16.00 per night

Amenities

  • BBQ area
  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Cot available
  • Dog-friendly
  • Smoke alarm

Need to know

Check in:
From From 17:00 - 20:30
Check out:
Before 10:00
Towels and toiletries:
Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in our premium bell tents.
Dogs:
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.
Guest access:
Guests have use of the whole hostel during public opening hours.
Entire place - Whole hostel from £0.00 per night
  • Whole hostel

    3 bathrooms 8 bedrooms sleeps up to 39 guests

    YHA Beer has beautiful original features like its large multi-paned windows and parquet flooring, which adds to the overall comfortable and nostalgic feel of the property. A great choice for large family holidays and activity breaks.

    From £0.00 per night

Amenities

  • BBQ area
  • Bed linen
  • Carbon monoxide alarm
  • Central heating
  • Cleaning basics
  • Clothes airer
  • Cooking basics
  • Cot available
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Fridge
  • Garden/grounds
  • Grill
  • Hangers
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Lock on doors
  • Medium garden/grounds
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor seating
  • Oven
  • Shower(s)
  • Smoke alarm
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Need to know

Check in:
From 16:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
Heating:
There is central heating throughout the property.
Bedding:
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Dogs:
Hire YHA Beer and bring your dogs! Add a dog to your booking at the checkout and bring your four-legged friend along with you. Dogs are not permitted in the bedrooms, on the furniture or in the kitchen, and must be kept on a lead in the grounds.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions.
Guest access:
Guests have use of the whole property. A caretaker may be onsite during your stay.
WiFi:
Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Shared spaces

Kitchen and dining

The small kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: grill, kettle, microwave, 3 ovens, 3 refrigerators (with freezer compartments), stove, toaster.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery for 39 people, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, bin bags, sponges, tea towels, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining room seats up to 30 people across small tables, chairs and benches. There is a door leading from the dining room directly to the garden.

A highchair is available.

Lounge

The lounge is located on the ground floor with 4 comfy sofas, 2 small armchairs and a window bench seat.

There is a wall-mounted flat screen TV and a selection of board games to relax with in the evenings or after a long day on the coast.

Bathrooms

Across the entire building there is a total of four bathrooms. One of these is located on the ground floor, with the remaining three on the first floor.

En-suite bathrooms: 1

Toilets: 6

Showers: 6

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.

Outdoors

Outside is a medium-size garden with stunning views of the countryside.

The garden is not enclosed. Guests have full access to the garden.

Outdoor amenities: BBQ area, benches, cycle store, grass/lawn, picnic tables.

Sleeping arrangements

Across the entire building there is a total of eight bedrooms.

Ground floor

One room that sleeps up to 4 people. It includes 2 sets of bunk beds.

One room that sleeps up to 5 people. It includes 2 sets of bunk beds and a single bed.

First floor

Two rooms that sleep up to 4 people each. They include 2 sets of bunk beds.

One room that sleeps up to 5 people. It includes 2 sets of bunk beds and a single bed.

One room that sleeps up to 5 people. It includes 1 set of bunk beds and a high sleeper bunk with a double bed underneath.

One en-suite room that sleeps up to 6 people. It includes 3 sets of bunk beds.

One room that sleeps up to 6 people. It includes 3 sets of bunk beds.

A cot is available.

Overview

This arts and crafts property has child-friendly facilities and is based at the edge of the village of Beer. The youth hostel is a great accommodation choice for cheap family holidays and school trips. YHA Beer is located on the stunningly beautiful Jurassic coast, now listed as a world heritage site.

It’s great for geology, rock pools and fossil hunting, and of course, walking and photography. The hostel has extensive and attractive private grounds for you to explore, and the surrounding area is populated with local legends about smugglers and pirates.

Why guests love YHA Beer

  • Great accommodation for exploring the Jurassic Coast
  • Stunning grounds and garden
  • Quirky original features

Accommodation at YHA Beer

Bed in a shared room

If you're happy to share, dorm rooms have multiple beds - ideal for budget breaks.

Private rooms

Like your own space? Private rooms offer the hostelling experience with more privacy.

Private en-suite rooms

Enjoy your own space with a private en-suite room, including bathroom facilities.

Premium bell tents

Get all the fun of the great outdoors without the set-up in our beautiful bell tents.

Pitch-up camping

Bring your own tent and get closer to the great outdoors. You can't beat camping!

Hire the whole place

With YHA Exclusive Hire, you can take the entire building for you and your group.

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Food and drink at YHA Beer

YHA Beer dining room

Eat with us

YHA Beer is serving a range of tasty food options for you to enjoy during your visit. Fuel your adventures with an unlimited breakfast or a lighter continental breakfast option.

YHA Breakfast

Breakfast menu at YHA Beer

Enjoy all you can eat from our cooked breakfast options including sausages, bacon, eggs, hash browns, tomatoes and beans. Continental options include fresh fruit, cereals, yogurts and pastries. There are plenty of vegetarian and vegan options to get stuck into. Drinks are included too! Under 10s eat for free with our special offer.

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Hostel facilities

  • BBQ area
  • Coach parking nearby
  • Contactless payments
  • Dining room
  • Free parking on premises
  • Games
  • Garden/grounds
  • Group meals
  • Highchair
  • Intermittent mobile coverage
  • Licensed bar
  • Medium garden/grounds
  • Minibus parking nearby
  • Near bus stop
  • Outdoor seating
  • Packed lunch
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shared drying room
  • Shared lounge
  • Shared TV
  • Sole use
  • Unlimited breakfast
  • Water refill station
  • WiFi

Hostel need to know

Reception opening hours: From 08:00 - 10:00 and 17:00 - 20:30.

Food and drink: Breakfast is served to guests daily from 07:30 – 09:00.

Self-catering: Guests have access to a self-catering kitchen.

Parking: Free parking is available at the hostel for up to 10 cars. Due to the size of the car park, we recommend car-sharing or using public transport wherever possible and kindly ask guests to limit cars to one per room/tent. Labels are provided on arrival to identify which car belongs to which room.

WiFi: Free WiFi is available in shared social spaces.

Dogs: Pets are not permitted at YHA Beer (including in vehicles), except in our Camping & Cabins accommodation or when hiring the whole hostel through YHA Exclusive Hire. Assistance dogs are welcome - please notify us at the time of booking.

YHA Beer - Access Statement

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YHA Beer

Map references

OS Map: 192

OS Grid Ref: SY223896

Lat/Lng: 50.7015, -3.101095

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9502

Email: [email protected]

Volunteering

Volunteering with YHA is a fantastic way to have fun, learn new skills, boost your CV and travel to different places. We have a variety of different opportunities to choose from and volunteering roles to suit everyone.  

The tasks are varied and in return you will meet some great people, who both work and stay in our hostels, as well as enjoying your time off discovering the local area and attractions. Find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website

History

Originally built in 1903 under the name Bovey Combe, it was opened as YHA Beer in 1961. This attractive country house was finished in honey-coloured stone which sets the building apart from most.

 

Meet the team

Manager recommends: Take a walk along the cliffs to Branscombe for a cream tea, or local cider… and some stunning views. Try fossil hunting in Lyme Regis or Charmouth, or stroll down to Beer beach and hire a wooden boat from the beach.

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2020

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