YHA Manorbier Exterior
Bed in a single gender shared dorm
Private room
Camping and cabins

Overview

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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.

With coastal views and access to stunning coastal paths and sandy beaches from its clifftop location, YHA Manorbier is a great spot for a Welsh seaside family holiday. After a recent renovation, the hostel is now better than ever, with a freshly refurbished reception and foyer for guests to be welcomed into.

Why guests love YHA Manorbier

  • Fabulous ocean views
  • Close to the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path
  • Refurbished in 2015 to improve reception and foyer

Accommodation at YHA Manorbier

The hostel

Dorms are not currently available. 

This 70-bed hostel has private bunk rooms for couples, families, or friends. Half our rooms are en-suite, while the others have shared washroom facilities. In 2015, we refurbished our reception and foyer area, plus we have added stylish new furniture, modern metal beds and a wonderful sea view. We have also upgraded our bathroom facilities.

There is a large, modern self-catering kitchen (currently closed) off the dining room. The kitchen contains two-four burner gas hobs, one large range cooker with six burners and three oven compartments, one oven, one microwave, two fridges and a range of kitchen utensils, crockery, and cutlery for guests to using during their stay. Tea towels, bin bags, washing up liquid and soap are provided.

The large dining room, with views out to sea, has seating for 50 people. The lounge has seating for 20 people to sit and relax after a day’s exploring. Wi-Fi is available at this property which is free of charge for guests to use. 

Outside we've added a patio and self-contained camping amenities for our camping and camping pod guests.

Airstream

If you like glamping, then you will love an Airstream! This unique holiday experience has all the fun of sleeping under the stars but without the set-up stress. Plus you are protected from all the elements that England and Wales can bring. The Airsteam comfortably sleeps two people in a double bed with bedding, heating, and USB charging points included for your comfort.

The Airstream is also equipped with a table and two chairs – perfect for dining al fresco in the warmer months. You are welcome to use hostel facilities including showers, toilets and self-catering kitchen (currently closed) during your stay.

Guests have year-round access to a shower shack and toilet shack, where you can freshen up after a sleeping under the stars.

Please note that the Airstream interior and furnishings may differ from those pictured.

Bell tents

Get all the fun of camping but without any of the set up stresses with these beautiful bell tents - part of the YHA Glamping experience. These spacious tipi-like tents are fully kitted out with a double futon bed and three single futons plus all bedding and can sleep four or five people. They also have eco-friendly solar lighting and comfy bean bags for you to chill out on during the day plus bedside tables, a coffee table, rugs and soft flooring.  All bell tents include a BBQ fire pit.

There are four bell tents available at YHA Manorbier which are available to book for stays between May and September.

Guests have year-round access to 1 shower shack and 1 toilet shack, where you can freshen up after a sleeping under the stars.

Camping

Camping is sold per person and not per pitch. During the booking process, you will need to select the number of people that you wish to camp.

The YHA Manorbier campsite is a level field close to both the car park and the hostel. The field is surrounded by trees, hedges, willows and even a wildlife meadow and has stunning sea views. The campsite is peaceful and serene with plenty of space for children to play. Staying on the YHA Manorbier campsite means you get the best of both worlds - a great outdoor experience with all the superb new hostel facilities. Very popular with families, this campsite is also suitable for organised groups.

Facilities
Guests have year-round access to 1 shower shack and 1 toilet shack, where you can freshen up after a sleeping under the stars.
There is a dedicated fire pit for campfires at the far end of the field.
Campers are allowed to have a BBQ as long as it is safe, supervised at all times and that care is taken to ensure no damage to the grass.

Parking
The main car park is just a minute's walk away from the campsite.

Important Information
There are no electrical hook-ups or water taps on the campsite. A torch is recommended for night time.

Camping pods

YHA Manorbier is now home to three large camping pods. If you like camping but you could do without the sun, wind or rain then this is the holiday for you! These wooden camping pods have all the fun of camping but are completely protected from the elements, and they're heated! You are welcome to use the camping facilities including showers, hairdryers, toilets and self-catering kitchen (currently closed) and lounge.

These camping pods make for a great family break and they have space for up to four people to sleep in - including one double bed and twin single beds. Mattresses and all bedding are included for your comfort. Each pod has its own individual decking area.

Guests have year-round access to 1 shower shack and 1 toilet shack, where you can freshen up after a sleeping under the stars.

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 or club mates 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. There is also an Annex available to hire, as well as the main building.

Landpods

Like camping but with a few added extras? These Landpods are the perfect alternative for sleeping under the stars. The Landpods sleep up to four people, on two double mattresses and a single futon mattress, which doubles up as the seating area. With LED lighting, these pods include all beds and 15 tog duvets. The Landpods do not have heating, so are more suited to the those who like a traditional camping experience, even in the colder months- it’s nothing a couple of warm, cosy blankets can’t fix!  There is a bench and BBQ firepit outside so, make the most of the great outdoors and dine al fresco.

All guests have full access to all of the hostel facilities, including the self-catering kitchen and bathrooms, so you can cook delicious meals, or freshen up after your night sleeping under the stars.

Reviews

Food and drink at YHA Manorbier

YHA Manorbier cafe

Eat with us

YHA Manorbier is serving a range of tasty food options, including breakfast baps, hot plated breakfasts, and a café style menu, for you to enjoy during your visit. Indoor seating for dining is open at this hostel in line with government guidelines. All tables and chairs are fully cleaned after use. A takeaway service is also available.

Plated breakfast

Breakfast menu at YHA Manorbier

We want to make sure you start your day right, so we are now serving a delicious range of hot plated breakfast options and breakfast baps. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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Panini

Café menu at YHA Manorbier

Delve into our café style menu with plenty of delicious options, including paninis, light bites, stone-baked pizzas, and much more. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

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Facilities

General

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

Essentials

  • Drying room
  • Laundry
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store

Entertainment

  • Board games
  • Games room
  • TV

Accommodation options

  • Private rooms available
  • En suite rooms available
  • Camping and Cabins

Food & drink

  • Licensed bar
  • Meals available
  • Self-catering kitchen (currently closed)

Transportation & parking

  • Parking

Other YHA products

  • Trade bookings
  • YHA Exclusive 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), lounge area(s), meeting room(s).

Check in : 5.00pm to 10.00pm

Check out : Before 10.00am

Pets: Dogs can stay on our campsite and in our camping pods and Landpods. There is a £5 charge per dog per night for our camping pod and Landpod 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 Manorbier, however, assistance dogs are welcome throughout, please advise upon booking.

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

Parking: There is free parking on-site.

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

Breakfast: Breakfast is served from 7.30am to 9.00am.

YHA Manorbier - Access Statement

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YHA Manorbier

Map references

OS Map: 158

OS Grid Ref: SS081975

Lat/Lng: 51.644801, -4.77636

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9031

Email: [email protected]

YHA Exclusive Hire

To enjoy YHA Manorbier 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.

There is also a smaller Annex available to hire, as well as the main hostel building.

YHA School Trips

YHA Manorbier has a lot to offer school parties including nearby sites of historic significance as well as geography and orienteering activities. There is rock climbing and water sports nearby for schools that want to mix some fun activities into their break. The hostel holds up to 70 people, has classroom facilities and en-suite accommodation for teachers.

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

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

YHA Manorbier is a futuristic ex MOD building on the Pembrokeshire coast path,  with great views out to sea. It has been a Youth Hostel for 25 years and underwent a refurbishment to many of its communal areas in 2015, with even more TLC and a fresh new look planned for 2016.

Meet the team

Staffed by local outdoor enthusiasts with great knowledge of local activities and attractions.

Manager recommends: Walking the coast path from our front door and exploring the many hidden and quiet local beaches.

Trip Advisor 2020 Travellers' Choice Award

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