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For a family holiday in the South East, try this cosy 4 star hostel - ideal for bucket and spade seaside breaks. Just five minutes’ walk from the Blue Flag beach, YHA Littlehampton is part of the redeveloped Fisherman’s Wharf. Only 350 yards from Littlehampton Railway Station, it offers laundry facilities and a self-catering kitchen. Cycle storage is available, with limited free parking nearby. If you're only here for a weekend break, don't miss The Look and Sea Heritage Exhibition Centre, Harbour Park Amusement Park and visit the world's longest bench. Ideally situated on bus and train routes for visits to Portsmouth, Brighton, Chichester and Worthing as well as close to shopping and supermarkets. Pay a visit to Arundel Castle and Arundel’s Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust for a good day out.

Located on the first floor of the Look and Sea Centre this self catering hostel has eight bedrooms, six of which have en-suite facilities.

Dorm rooms:
1 x 4 bed female dorm (non en-suite with shared bathroom facilities), 1 x 4 bed male dorm (non en-suite with shared bathroom facilities)

Family rooms:
2 x 3 bed rooms (one double bed and one single upper bunk), 2 x 5 bed rooms (one double bed with three single bunks, one above the double bed), 1 x 4 bed room (four single bunks), 1 x 7 bed room (one double and five single beds, one above the double bed)

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

YHA Littlehampton is a self catering hostel. The Harbour Lights Bistro is located in the same complex as is the hostel and all guests can get discounts on meals and drinks there. There are supermarkets and other places to eat nearby.

The self-catering kitchen at YHA Littlehampton has two electric ovens, two fridges, two toasters, two kettles and two microwaves plus enough crockery, cutlery, pots and pans for you to cook up a delicious meal for up to 34 people.

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Hostel or bunkhouse
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No sorry
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Location (Town)
Location (County)
West Sussex
Post Code
BN17 5AW

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