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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 3 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Additional Info:

Children under 18 must be accompanied by adults

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Property Description

Bath YMCA has been rated at a 3*** plus hostel by Visit England for 2019. We are a member of Bath Tourism Plus.

The YMCA is centrally located, just a stones throw away from all the major tourist attractions, tempting shops, sensational restaurants, Bath Rugby, pubs, clubs and award winning parks. If you want to be in the middle of it, then the YMCA is the location for you.

The old Victorian building is at least 130 years old and overlooks the bustling Broad Street. It houses our dormitory accommodation for groups, backpackers and holiday makers. It also boasts a rather unusual mural on the grand main staircase. All guests have access to single sex bathroom facilities throughout the range of accommodation and all areas have secure access, ensuring your safety at all times.

We do have 4 ensuite rooms, there are separate male and female showers and toilets available on each floor.

All our single, twin, double, triple and quad rooms deliver a higher standard of hostel room in Bath. All our house rooms are accessible by a key fob.

Staff on the 24 hour reception are nearly all locals who know Bath inside out. So we can help you plan your stay, organise and book tours or recommend a place to eat or visit. We will let you know what's on, where's in and what to avoid and what's unmissable in Bath.

Guests at the YMCA also benefit from access to our fantastic health and fitness centre (at a discounted rate), with a great gym, a wicked range of classes for those of you who want to sweat, tone with the friendliest gym staff you are ever likely to meet. So, if you are travelling but want to maintain your fitness programme we're the place for you.

If you are travelling in a big group we can also offer conference facilities/meeting rooms further catering etc - just ask and we will do our best to deliver!

We can accommodate over 200 people a night, so whether you are travelling alone or in a big group; old, young or with children - we have the bed for you.

Alongside the warm welcome, we also offer:
Light breakfast in the price (cereals, toast, jams, boiled eggs, porridge, coffee, tea, juice, fruit and yoghurt)
Linen included in the price
24 hour staffed reception
Free Internet access
Laundry facilities
Towel Hire
No lockout/curfew
Credit/debit cards accepted
Security lockers/left luggage
Conference facilties (charges may apply)
Fantastic health and fitness suite (at a discounted rate)
City centre location
Children/families very welcome
Bike parking
No smoking
Extra pillow in wardrobe
A warm welcome

We do not have a self catering kitchen although we do provide a microwave, plates, cutlery and hot water when our restaurant is closed.

Guests can help themselves to fresh coffee at reception.

The hostel does not have a lift, if you have difficulty with stairs please let us know and we will ensure you are placed on the first floor or the room on the ground floor if available.

If you are looking for value for money, clean accommodation, smack bang in the centre of Bath - then a warm welcome awaits you at the YMCA.

Tip! - Saturday nights are very popular - so always try to book in advance.

Check in: 2.00 pm
Latest check in time for dorms is 23.00

Check out: 10.00 am

If you are arriving after 6.00 pm please ring reception to let them know your arrival time.

Another great reason to stay at the YMCA is that Bath YMCA is a registered charity (No: 1106370). Any surplus we make go directly back in to supporting the charity work we do with vulnerable young people in Bath and beyond.

Please note that guests under the age of 18 are not allowed unless accompanied by an adult.

You will be asked for ID when checking in - ID card, Passport, Driving Licence.

Cancellations must be made 24 hours by email.
For groups or bookings over 12 people made through Hostelworld, cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to arrival by email
Telephone cancellations will not be accepted.
Please see Hostelworld terms and conditions for cancellations. No shows will be charged for the first nights accommodation.

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Overview

Take in the city's impressive architecture and charming winding streets from your central location at Bath YMCA. We'll set you up for the day with a free breakfast: on your way out, check out our mural and our grand Victorian staircase! Make the most of our local reception staff's knowledge of pub grub spots and spas, or hop on the free Wi-Fi to do your own research. With discounted body pump and yoga sessions in our health centre, you can stick to your fitness routine (and budget) too.

Location

We're nestled among the independent shops of Broad Street, a short 12-minute stroll from Bath Spa train or bus station – take a local bus for three stops to reach us. Explore the area's historic springs with a tour of the Roman Baths, just 8 minutes away, or test the waters yourself at the Thermae Bath Spa, 9 minutes on foot. Don't forget your post-dip pic at the iconic Pulteney Bridge, which is five minutes from our door. Top off your day with a visit to Bath Abbey right nearby.

Rooms and Dorms

The bunks in our mixed and female-only dorms have reading lights and privacy curtains. Free linen is included and we have lockers for storing your backpack too. For more personal space, book a twin, triple or quad room – some have en-suites. There are single-sex bathrooms available, plus all areas have secure access for your peace of mind.

Extras and activities

Here at YMCA Bath, we're a registered charity, so any surplus money from your stay goes into supporting vulnerable young people. Make breakfast or a light meal in our kitchen prep zone where we have a microwave, cutlery and crockery. Solo travellers can mix with other visitors over a game of pool in the common room, or take a breather on our outdoor terrace. Pro tip: Saturday nights are popular so booking in advance is recommended!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 7.9

  • Cleanliness 8.1

  • Facilities 8.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Aug 2019
    I had a fantastic stay. Staff were amazing,so friendly and helpful place was clean and welcoming
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Aug 2019
    We really enjoyed the staff- so kind and good at their jobs- thank you! The location is perfect and our rooms were great. Thanks for everything! One comment re the facilities- the WiFi was not reliable.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    09 Aug 2019
    Everything went smoothly and fine, great hostel to stay. I'd like to recommend extending the breakfast time (currently until 10am) to until 10:15am or 10:30am, since the checkout is also until 10am. I've seen a group of guests not being able to get food from the buffet as they had been checking out at reception before, which was so unfair!
    Italy, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    13 Aug 2019
    The staff was really nice and helpful. Everything was clean, but I couldn't find any power socket in my room.
    Poland, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    15 Aug 2019
    This hostel was very plain but served its purpose and a good value for staying in Bath. We only stayed one night.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    20 Aug 2019
    Top location in green and interesting Bath. Great Bizar walk with loads of laughter. Hostel has no kitchen that is a big minus for me.
    Netherlands, Female, 41+
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    05 Aug 2019
    Nice Location, very central! Stayed in a private 3 person room! Hostel was sufficient! Does the job! Our room door was really close to the door to the main stairwell so was quite noisy in the morning. All of the doors that you need to use a fob for are always open, but was fine. Decent free breakfast! Will most likely stay again!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    16 Aug 2019
    There was no staff at the desk when I arrived to check in or when I was trying to check out, but they were friendly when they appeared. Showers are really small but the bathrooms are clean. The rooms however need a serious deep cleaning especially vacuuming behind/under the beds. Not so bad given the price and considering Bath is quite expensive for accomodation
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 6.9

    Good

    18 Aug 2019
    I stayed one night in room 104 (single private room). The room was clean but there was someone's underwear on the radiator... The shower was ok but the toilets were dirty. About security, no one asked me for an ID for checking in and the door to access the corridor where my room was was never locked. Not a big deal but not great either. Overall it was ok but I wouldn't stay too long there. I did not try the breakfast.
    France, Male, 31-40
  • 5.7

    Rating

    07 Aug 2019
    I would describe my stay here as perfectly adequate. The staff was kind enough. But could tell based on other conversations I heard that it really depended on which staff member. They weren’t very helpful to me—gave no information about what services they offered, didn’t show me where my dorm was (which was confusing to find). Showers were old and stained, linens were stained, but I think clean. DORM SMELLED BAD! Not much security, didn’t check my ID when I checked in, other guests were rude.
    USA, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Card Phones
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Pool Table


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