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Explore buzzy, forward-thinking Bristol from this base right on the city's harbourside. Visit museums, galleries and independent shops. Brunel's magnificent suspension bridge is close, and the Somerset's rolling hills within striking distance.

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Rooms: 133 beds (dorms, private rooms, some en-suite)

Dorms from £15; private rooms from £45

Meals: Restaurant on site: breakfast £5.25; packed lunch £5.50; evening meals from £6.95 (kids eat free)
Open: Open year round
Address: 14 Narrow Quay, Bristol, Somerset, BS1 4QA
Tel: +44 3453719726

Why we've chosen YHA Bristol

Right in the heart of buzzy Bristol, this backpackers hostel makes a perfect base. Explore the harbourside and old city areas, visit the magnificent Avon Gorge and Brunel’s suspension bridge, or enjoy Bristol’s cultural base of theatres, museums, art galleries and thriving live music and club scene, all of which are right on the doorstep.

Wander round Stokes Croft to encounter the eclectic, unconventional and quirky quarter of this forward-thinking and green (it's official) city. This area has the most independent shops of any street in the country and a culinary offering to match.

Top eco features at the YHA

  • YHA Bristol is one of 25 hostels to have benefitted from recent investment in their cycling facilites, including cycle repair and maintenance stations, secure lockers and secure cycle sheds

  • Seven hostels use solar PV installations, two hostels use nearby watercourses for a hydro-electricity installation, and one hostel has its own wind turbine

  • Eight hostels have solar hot water systems and three hostels have biomass boilers, using wood-chips from renewed harvested woodland for heating

  • The majority of hostels have ‘hippos’ in the toilet cisterns, or use a reduced flush system to reduce the amount of water used

  • The YHA have created a 'Green Spirit' plan as a way of sharing its green objectives with customers, staff and volunteers

  • Each hostel is provided with ‘Hostel Environmental Plan’ templates, where they can choose a target to reduce their impact of energy, water, waste, chemical usage and the wider environment



YHA Bristol, Somerset, England
Nearest train station: Bristol Temple Meads

Directions from station:
The hostel is a 15-minute walk or 10-minute bus ride from the train station.

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.

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