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YHA Liverpool Albert Dock

Liverpool, L1 8EE
Bed in a single gender shared dorm
Private room


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COVID-19 Industry Standard

In Partnership with The National Tourist Organisation of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

Just a short walk from the historic Albert Docks which form part Liverpool’s famous Waterfront, YHA Liverpool Albert Dock is right at the heart of everything Liverpool has to offer. This Youth Hostel is ideal for anyone looking for a budget city break.

The Tate, the International Slavery Museum and Museum of Liverpool are about 10 minutes’ walk away, so there is plenty to do in this city of culture. Alternatively head south and you’ll stumble across fabulous bars such as the Camp and Furnace, Baltic Social, and the Liverpool Gin Garden.

YHA Liverpool Albert Dock is a quieter hostel, perfect for families. If you prefer your hostels a little bit more lively, why not try YHA Liverpool Central

Why guests love YHA Liverpool Albert Dock

  • Five minutes' walk from the Albert Docks and Liverpool Waterfront
  • Perfect for family weekend breaks
  • Fully refurbished with new bedrooms, showers and toilets

Accommodation at YHA Liverpool Albert Dock

The hostel

Dorms are not currently available. 

This 160 bed Youth Hostel has rooms in the following layout:

3 x 2 bed en-suite, 6 x 3 bed en-suite (all have double beds), 2 x 4 bed en-suite (both on the ground floor, with disabled access), 2 x 5 bed en-suite, 17 x 6 bed en-suite, and 2 x 8 bed (not en-suite, but shared bathroom along corridor).

We have recently redecorated our bedrooms so they're fresher and we've made improvements to the toilets and showers.

Grounds: excellent green space for children to play in. Adults can sit and relax with the odd beer or three. If you're arriving on two wheels, there is a bike shed available for guests to use.

The Youth Hostel is safe and secure and locked every night at 11pm. Access by buzzer only for residents between 11pm and 6am. There is also a games room, TV room and a thriving bar and reception area to hang out in - settle down and make some new friends. We've added ambience to our social spaces by changing our flooring, furniture and lighting so our bar is now the perfect place to hang out before a night out in Liverpool. We also have a meeting room for up to 15 people.


Food and drink at YHA Liverpool Albert Dock

YHA Liverpool Albert Dock bar

Eat with us

The Liver Lounge Café & Bar is a great place to meet fellow travellers, share stories and chat about your plans and if you need any ideas for what to do in this vibrant city. We offer a broad selection of delicious food, alongside a range of freshly made hot drinks and a well-stocked bar. Open daily to guests and passers-by, let us welcome you to rest your legs and indulge your senses after the day’s sightseeing.


Breakfast at YHA Liverpool Albert Dock

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we want to make sure you get off to a great start so we provide a full hot and cold breakfast buffet. Cold meats, cheeses, fresh fruit and yogurt are on offer for the health conscious or light eaters and, for the hungrier amongst you, a full English breakfast. Vegan and vegetarian options also available. Breakfast is served from 7.30 – 9am and you can get up to 15% off breakfast as part of your online booking.

All day menu

All day menu at YHA Liverpool Albert Dock

Choose from our tasty daily specials or delve into our café-bar style menu experience, think scrumptious bar snacks, light bites, stone-baked pizzas and piled-high burgers. Vegan and vegetarian options also available. Kids under 10 eat free with every main meal purchased from the menu.

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Supper Club

Supper club at YHA Liverpool Albert Dock

Join our nightly Supper Club. Share stories and experiences with your fellow travellers while tucking into a delicious two-course meal. This is the authentic hostel experience! Don't forget, you can now save up to 15% when you add meals to your online booking.

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  • Ambulant accessible
  • Cot available
  • Cycle store
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden / grounds
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Laundry
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store


  • Library/Quiet room
  • TV

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • En suite rooms available

Food & drink

  • Group catering available
  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen

Transportation & parking

  • Parking

Other YHA products

  • Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
  • YHA School Trips

Need to know

Closed facilities: The following facilities are temporarily closed at this hostel due to COVID-19 safety measures - self-catering kitchen(s), dining room(s), lounge area(s), drying room(s), laundry room(s), bar area(s), meeting room(s), luggage/storage room(s).

Check in: From 17.00

Check out: Before 10:00

Towels and toiletries: Towels and toiletries are not provided but are available to buy or hire from reception. Bedding is provided.

Parking: The property has a free car park on-site for guests and patrons. Please note that this car park is controlled by an ANPR parking system. Upon arrival, motorists are required to validate their presence by entering their car's registration number at reception. There are a maximum of 20 spaces available with one disables parking space.

Pets: Pets are not permitted at YHA Liverpool Albert Dock. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Open every day?: Yes, YHA Liverpool Albert Dock is open 24 hours a day, every day.

Wi-Fi: Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.

Breakfast: Breakfast is served from 7.30 til 9am

YHA Liverpool Albert Dock

Map references

OS Map: 108

OS Grid Ref: SJ344895

Lat/Lng: 53.398, -2.9863

Contact information

Phone: +44 (0) 345 371 9527

Email: [email protected]

YHA School Trips

YHA Liverpool Albert Dock is located just across the road from Liverpool Waterfront, the country’s top heritage attraction, boasting museums and galleries. It is also within easy reach of all of the city’s most famous landmarks. With up to 138 beds, classroom facilities, internet access and group meals, this hostel is well equipped to welcome school parties.

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

Meeting rooms

At YHA Liverpool Albert Dock we have one meeting room available for hire.

Capacity: Up to 15 delegates depending on seating configuration. 
Available Equipment: Flip chart, pens, paper, projector, extension lead
Parking: There is parking space on site for up to 20 cars.
Wi-Fi: Yes
Accessibility: The meeting room is located on the ground floor and has step-free access. The closest accessible WC is located next to reception. For more information please see our access statement.
Air conditioning: There is no air conditioning in the room. Fans and heaters can be provided.

Meeting rooms available from: £99


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.

You can find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel on the volunteering website


YHA Liverpool Albert Dock was purpose built and opened in 1998 by the Duke of Edinburgh. The Youth Hostel is situated opposite a World UNESCO Heritage site, and is close to all that the city centre has to offer in terms of culture, shopping and nightlife.

Meet the team

Manager recommends: Anfield Stadium is a definite must when visiting Liverpool on a cheap city break. The city has amazing museums, full of history, music and culture which are well worth exploring. Believe it or not, Liverpool has lovely beaches for a day out, and with cheap accommodation in this friendly backpackers hostel, you've got everything you need for a great Liverpool weekend break.

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