One of the great treasure houses of England, Arundel Castle is set in 40 acres of sweeping grounds and home to priceless works of art.
Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5AW
For a family holiday in the South East, try this cosy 4 star hostel - ideal for a bucket and spade, Sussex seaside break. Just five minutes’ walk from a Blue Flag beach, YHA Littlehampton is part of the redeveloped Fisherman’s Wharf.
If you're only here for a weekend break, don't miss The Look and Sea Heritage Exhibition Centre or the Harbour Park Amusement Park. Head along the coast to Brighton, pay a visit to Arundel Castle or Arundel’s Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust for great days out.
Why guests love YHA Littlehampton
Accommodation at YHA Littlehampton
Located on the first floor of the Look and Sea Centre this self catering hostel has eight bedrooms, six of which have en-suite facilities.
1 x 4 bed female dorm (non en-suite with shared bathroom facilities), 1 x 4 bed male dorm (non en-suite with shared bathroom facilities)
2 x 3 bed rooms (one double bed and one single upper bunk), 2 x 5 bed rooms (one double bed with three single bunks, one above the double bed), 1 x 4 bed room (four single bunks), 1 x 7 bed room (one double and five single beds, one above the double bed)
YHA Littlehampton is a self catering hostel. The Harbour Lights Bistro is located in the same complex as is the hostel and all guests can get discounts on meals and drinks there. There are supermarkets and other places to eat nearby.
The self-catering kitchen at YHA Littlehampton has two electric ovens, two fridges, two toasters, two kettles and two microwaves plus enough crockery, cutlery, pots and pans for you to cook up a delicious meal for up to 34 people.
Hire the whole place
This hostel is occasionally made available for hire on an exclusive basis. This means that you can have the place to yourself and choose how many of your friends, family, club mates, etc., join you. We allocate availability for exclusive use in blocks, typically up to 90 days in the future. If you are looking for space to stay with us on a normal shared basis, and can’t see any availability three months or more into the future, then this hostel may be being held for Exclusive Hire. You can check availability for Exclusive Hire on our dedicated website.
- Cot available
- Cycle store
- Free wi-fi
- Drying room
- Board games
- En suite rooms available
Food & drink
- Dining room
- Self-catering kitchen
Transportation & parking
- Near train station
Other YHA products
- Trade bookings
- YHA Exclusive Hire
Need to know
Check in: 17.00 - 21.00
Check out: Before 10.00
Towels and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not provided but are available to hire or purchase from reception. Bedding is supplied.
Parking : There is limited free on street parking but ample paid parking.
Pets: Pets are not permitted at YHA Littlehampton. Assistance dogs are welcome.
Open every day?: Yes. YHA Littlehampton is also available for YHA Exclusive Hire at weekends from November until the end of February.
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YHA Exclusive Hire
To enjoy YHA Littlehampton for just you, your friends and family visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website and hire out the whole property. Available for group bookings from autumn through to spring.
We are very grateful for all of the help and support that our generous volunteers give to YHA. We are proud of our “Investors in Volunteering” accreditation and have a wide range of opportunities available across the country, all of which will provide great learning or social experiences and help us to create even more opportunities for young people.
Volunteering is a great way to meet people, visit new places, gain experiences and have fun. Full details of all of our various volunteering programmes can be found on the Volunteering website.
At YHA Littlehampton we offer the following volunteering opportunities subject to availability:
Please contact [email protected] or call 01629 592562 for more information.
YHA Littlehampton is part of the redeveloped Fisherman’s Wharf YHA Littlehampton forms part of the popular Look and Sea centre located on the banks of the Arun river. A lot of work is being done for flood prevention and the entire seafront and adjoining areas is in for a major facelift. The Youth Hostel has been in operation for 12 years but has only been open throughout the year for the last three years, previously being closed during winter months. YHA Littlehampton is Very centrally located for transport, shopping and for the seaside and has been recently re-carpeted and painted.
Meet the team
Les Snyman is the hostel manager. From a corporate financial background, he has now been with the YHA for five years. Les is in his third year in Littlehampton and is proud of his little hostel and has a passion for keeping the it neat, tidy and friendly.
Manager recommends: If you're enjoying a family seaside break, don't miss Littlehampton’s West Beach. Quieter than the East beach, and totally undeveloped. Take the ferry across the Arun river to this perfect setting for a summer evening swim or a stroll through the sand dunes.