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YHA Eastbourne is great for family breaks on the South Downs. Only one mile from the town centre and seafront, it’s the perfect base for a country or seaside holiday.  Eastbourne’s famous pier, bandstand, stunning beach and attractions are all within easy reach. We're a half an hour (very scenic) stroll from the bustle of Eastbourne town centre and all its charm. With award-winning beaches, a beautiful coastline and a Victorian vibe all of its own, this seaside resort is Brighton's scenic sibling. Catch the land train along the seafront, soak up the art scene in the Towner Art Gallery, or build a sandcastle in sight of 'the busiest bandstand in the UK'.

With an intimate 30-bed atmosphere, our relaxing and modern hostel has everything you need to recharge between activities. Walk to Beachy Head on our doorstep or get nostalgic on a family holiday. For an activity holiday, walk or cycle as the hostel is only 400 metres from the South Downs Way. The South Downs National Park is England's newest National Park and it's packed with breathtaking coastal views and wildlife.

FREE WI-FI available in communal areas for guests!

The Hostel

A modern masterpiece sitting high above town, YHA Eastbourne landed in 2009 and is renovated to a high standard. There are 30 beds in total. All bedrooms are en suite, with one room adapted for wheelchair users. YHA Eastbourne has extensive grounds with picnic benches - perfect for eating outside when the weather is fine - and a lounge with easy seating for relaxing in after a busy day

Our peaceful hostel has every mod con you need for a comfortable break in the South Downs National Park. If you're feeling peckish, we've got a big and shiny self-catering kitchen ideal for creating group meals. All of our bedrooms are spacious and fully equipped with individual reading lights and plugs for each bunk. Catch up with the news on the widescreen TV, wind down with a book or a board game, or discover some local knowledge from our friendly staff.

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, club mates, etc., 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, or use our live chat service for more information.

Self-Catering Facilities

The hostel is self-catering only, but there are plenty of places to eat in nearby Eastbourne. If you prefer to cook your own, the self-catering facilities at the Youth Hostel are excellent.

YHA Eastbourne's well equipped self-catering kitchen has two microwaves, one large range cooker, two kettles, teapots, caffetieres and everything else you need to create some delicious meals. There is plenty of space for preparation and lots of places to store your food.

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East Sussex
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BN20 8ES
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