YHA in Yorkshire
YHA York
York, North Yorkshire, YO30 6LP
"Excellent" - 91% Customer Satisfaction Based on 278 customer scores
4 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
4 Star Hostel

Best Price Guarantee - Member discounts and no booking fee

10% Off Breakfast

Beds from £13.00
Private rooms from £29.00
Family rooms from £25.00

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  • Booking for more than 16 people? Click here

    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.


  • Board games
  • Classroom
  • Coach parking onsite
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • Early Bird School Holidays Offer
  • Games room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Group catering available
  • Internet access
  • Laundry
  • Licensed bar
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shop
  • Sole use
  • Suitable for families
  • Trade bookings
  • TV
  • YHA School Trips
  • Free wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ambulant accessible
  • En suite rooms available
  • Meeting Rooms & Corporate Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
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Need to Know

Reception Times

From 14.00


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 is supplied in all rooms.


Free parking for both cars and coaches available on site.

Open every day?



Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.

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Maps & Directions


Water End, Clifton, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 6LP

How to get here

By car: From the City Centre take the A19 north, turning left at the Old Grey Mare onto Water End, then 300m.

From the A1237 Northern Ring Road, take the A19 towards the city and turn right at the third set of traffic lights.

Public Transport

Book your coach tickets here.

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Contact Information

Hostel: +44 345 371 9051
Email: [email protected]
Social Media:
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Map References

OS Map: 105
OS Grid ref: SE589528
Longitude: -1.102822
Latitude: 53.968511

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01904 550099
Website: http://www.visityork.org/information/visitor_information_centre/default.aspx
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Meeting Rooms

At YHA York we have three meeting rooms available for hire - the Harris Room, the Seebohm Room and the Rowntree Room.

Capacity: Up to 60 delegates each in the Harris Room and Main Conference Room, and up to 20 in the Rowntree room, depending on seating configuration.
Available Equipment:
Harris Room - Projector and screen, flipchart and markers, TV/DVD, AV, whiteboard and pens, extension lead
Seebohm Room - Projector screen, TV, pinboards, flipchart
Rowntree Room - Flipchart, markers, pens, paper
Parking: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Accessibility: The Rowntree Room located on the ground floor and has step-free access. The closest accessible WC is just off the reception lobby. The Harris Room is also on the ground floor and has step-free access via a ramp; however, the doorway is narrow. The Seebohm Room is located on the 1st floor and can only be accessed by stairs. For more information please see our access statement.
Air conditioning: Yes

Meeting rooms available from: £119

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