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Featured Hostels in York

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Safestay York
Safestay York
4.0 out of 5.0 Micklegate House, 88-90 Micklegate, York, England
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$12
4.0/5 (149 reviews)

Definitely needs updating, but the staff and service was excellent. Couldn't recommend enough!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019
Located in the heart of York, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Micklegate Bar, York Dungeon, and Jorvik Viking Centre. Shambles and Clifford's Tower ...
YHA York - Hostel
YHA York - Hostel
4.0 out of 5.0 Water End, Clifton, York, England
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$11
4.3/5 (84 reviews)

Wonderfully close to the historic part of York. Set in a great property that is beautiful and tranquil.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019
Situated in York, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Homestead Park, York National Railway Museum, and York Minster. York Dungeon and Shambles are also within ...
The Fort Boutique Hostel
The Fort Boutique Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 1 Little Stonegate, York, England
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$70
4.0/5 (65 reviews)

Good location, friendly staff, funky room, would definitely recommend this place.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019
Located in the heart of York, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of York Minster and Shambles. York Dungeon and Merchant Adventurers' Hall are also within ...
Astor York
Astor York
2.0 out of 5.0 124 Holgate Rd, York, England
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$59
4.3/5 (27 reviews)

I have not been in a Hostel for over 40 years but stepping in to the entrance it took me all back, all good Memory's

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2019
Situated in York, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Holgate Windmill and York National Railway Museum. York Dungeon and Jorvik Viking Centre are also ...
YHA Helmsley - Hostel
YHA Helmsley - Hostel
4.0 out of 5.0 Carlton Lane, Helmsley, York, England
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$22
3.6/5 (7 reviews)

fantastic stay recommend it 100% will be back asap

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2019
Situated in a national park, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Helmsley Arts Centre and Yorkshire Moors. Helmsley Castle and Duncombe Park are also within ...
University of York, James College
University of York, James College
2.0 out of 5.0 James College, Newton Way, York, England
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Situated in York, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Fulford Golf Club and University of York. Clifford's Tower and Merchant Adventurers' Hall are also ...
Pure CityStay The Brickworks
Pure CityStay The Brickworks
2.0 out of 5.0 The Brickworks, Hallfield Road, York, England
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Situated in York, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Central Methodist Church, Shambles, and Merchant Adventurers' Hall. York Dungeon and Jorvik Viking ...
Naburn Station
Naburn Station
Station House, York, England
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Situated in York, this hostel is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from McArthur Glen Designer Outlet and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from York Racecourse. Kohima Museum and Goddards Garden ...
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The Grand Hotel & Spa

The Grand Hotel & Spa

Station Rise, York, England
    5.0 out of 5.0
     
     
    4.7 out of 5 (2018 reviews)

    The Grand Hotel & Spa$145

    Nov 3 - Nov 4

    The Grand Hotel & Spa$145
    DoubleTree by Hilton York

    DoubleTree by Hilton York

    St Maurices Road, York, England
      4.0 out of 5.0
       
       
      4.0 out of 5 (745 reviews)

      DoubleTree by Hilton York$81

      Nov 3 - Nov 4

      DoubleTree by Hilton York$81

      What Is a Hostel?


      If you're in the market for an affordable place to stay in York, one of its 6 hostels could be a great option. No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer the following:

      • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
      • Low prices
      • A social environment

      Hostels are a great way to stay in York for a good value, so you can save your budget for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its historic sites and museums.


      Hostels in York

      Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start:

      Safestay York - Located within a 10-minute walk of York Dungeon and Jorvik Viking Centre. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers in all rooms.

      YHA York - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of York Minster and York National Railway Museum. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Rooms come with showers.

      Astor York - Located within a 20-minute walk of York National Railway Museum. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a bar. You'll find towels and linens in all rooms.

      The Fort Boutique Hostel - Located steps from York Minster. Property features include free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and 2 bars/lounges. You'll find lockers in all rooms.

      YHA Helmsley - Hostel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a bar.


      When Is the Best Time to Visit York?


      The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information that may be helpful:


      • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
      • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 52° F and nighttime temperatures average 33° F
      • April-June: 67° F is the daytime average and 38° F is the nighttime average
      • July-September: Daytime averages are around 70° F and nighttime averages are around 47° F
      • October-December: The average temperatures are 59° F during the day and 36° F at night
      • Average rainfall is 0.75 inches in a year

      What Can I Do in York?


      Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places to visit:

      Top Sights
      • York Minster
      • Shambles
      • York Dungeon
      Natural Features
      • Dean's Park
      • York Museum Gardens
      • Rowntree Park
      Cultural Attractions
      • Jorvik Viking Centre
      • York Castle Museum
      • York National Railway Museum

      Overall, York is known for its:

      • Historical sites
      • Museums
      • Festivals
      • Bars
      • Tours
      • Sightseeing
      • Shopping

      How to Get to York and Around the Area


      You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 24.3 mi (39.2 km) from the city center. An alternative is Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), located 32.8 mi (52.8 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to make use of public transit. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at York Station, York Poppleton Station, or Hammerton Station.

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