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The iFootpath Directory - YHA Bath

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YHA Bath

A major city for tourism, Bath has many attractions which are perfect for a weekend of sight-seeing. Our Italiante mansion is a home-from-home and boasts its own stunning architecture - perfect low cost accommodation in Bath. Take in a show at one of Bath’s five theatres, soak up the culture in one of its art galleries or museums or simply wander around the beautiful streets, taking in the sights and sounds of this beautiful area.

Bath has more museums in one square mile than most other cities in the world can boast. Walk between a whopping seventeen sites of historic interest in the city centre. Highlights include the museum at No.1, in the ginormous Georgian Royal Crescent, the Holburne Museum and the Jane Austen Centre.

Bath also offers a vibrant nightlife scene, with entertainment to suit everyone. Live music thrives here- from smooth jazz to hard rock and everything in between, you’re bound to find something you love in this city. There are even regular open mic nights in the local bars, so you can have a go yourself.

FREE WI-FI available in communal areas for guests!


This 121 bed Youth Hostel is suitable for families, backpackers and couples alike, and it has both dorm and private rooms available, some of which are en-suite. Alongside the main house which holds 70 beds, guests can also be accommodated in 'The Lodge' annex which holds a further 50 beds. The majority of the beds are bunk beds.

Our hostel has a peaceful garden outside to relax on, perfect for picnics. Not to mention a comfy lounge boasting leather sofas, books, board games and a lovely view from the full-length windows. Our spacious dining room is tastefully decorated in the Georgian style and you'll find a well-equipped self-catering kitchen if you wish to cook for yourself. You'll find everything you need for a modern city break including luggage storage, laundry facilities, an extra dining room, free Wi-Fi and a drying room for muddy boots.

YHA Bath is on Bathwick Hill with great views of the city centre. We are within walking distance of University of Bath and the centre of Bath itself, though we are up a steep hill! Regular U1 and U18 buses travel between the railway station, city centre and university with a bus stop right by our entrance, ask the driver for “the Youth Hostel”. All of this makes for comfortable, convenient city break accommodation perfect for weekends away. YHA Bath is a listed building and welcomes all types of guests. However, if you have a child under the age of 3 years or any other special requirement, please mention at the time of booking and we will try and move you to the most suitable room available.

Food and Drink


Start your day the YHA way with a delicious hot and cold buffet breakfast with both full English and continental options available. Breakfast is served from 7.30 - 9.00am. Breakfast is now available at 10% off - ONLY WHEN PRE-BOOKED (in-hostel price: £5.25). Simply add it to your basket at check out to save!


We can provide a packed lunch including a freshly prepared sandwich, a delicious cake, cereal bar, a bottle of mineral water, a packet of crisps and a piece of fresh fruit. Eat in the hostel or take your packed lunch with you to enjoy during your day of exploring.


YHA Bath offers high quality evening meals in its restaurant so you can relax and unwind with dinner or a drink after a busy day exploring the city. We're open to guests as well as the public so even if you're not staying with us, drop in for a bite to eat - we serve food from 5.30 - 8.30pm.

Kids Eat Free

One free children's meal is avaialable per adult main meal from the main menu when purchased at the same time. This offer is not available on breakfast.


At YHA Bath there is a licensed bar and so feel free to unwind with an ice cold beer or a lovely glass of wine.

Self-Catering Facilities

Our well-equipped kitchen has three sets of four hobs, two ovens, two fridges, one full freezer plus ample crockery and knives and forks - everything you need to create a delicious meal.

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