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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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The Fort Boutique Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

***Voted Top 10 Hostel in the UK - Visit Britain***
********Top 10 Hostel 2012 - HostelWorld*******

The Fort Boutique Hostel is the most central, hip and exiting place to stay in York!

The Fort is conveniently located in the heart of the historic City of York, one of the most visited cities in Europe.

No transport required!

Step outside The Fort into an area not only steeped in history, but surrounded by lively stylish cafes, bars and restaurants.

Comfortable, funky accommodation with flat screen TV's and Wi-Fi.

Complimentary hot drinks available.

Feeling hungry? The Fort is situated above Kennedy's Bar and Restaurant, a popular, independently owned venue.

So, relax, order a drink and enjoy this vibrant, unique spot, smack bang in the heart of York.

Discounts are offered for the Fort residents and food is served from 8.30am till 9pm daily.

The Rooms:

Main building:
3 x 8 bedded dorms (not ensuite) with access to 4 superb wet-rooms.
1 x 6 bedded dorm ensuite.
1 x double ensuite.
3 x rooms which can be set as twins or doubles, ensuite.
There is a communal area, with kitchen, TV area etc.
All of these rooms are themed, like on the website.

Building 2:
Floor 1: 1 x 6 bed dorm with lounge area, a fully fitted kitchen, shower and toilet.
Floor 2: 1 x 6 bed dorm and 1 x double/twin room. These rooms share a toilet, shower and a fully fitted kitchen.
Floor 3: 1 x 8 bed dorm which is split into 2 rooms with 4 beds in each, this also has a bathroom and a fully fitted kitchen.

Rooms can be rented out individually or as part of a group booking. Please contact the hostel direct for group bookings. We will not accept group bookings via the internet.

- Free Internet and Wi-Fi
- Flat Screen TV's
- Housekeeping Service
- Towels, Linen and Duvets included
- Free Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate
- Breakfast and evening meals available
- Free Luggage storage
- Credit Cards Accepted

Please note that we do not accept group bookings via Hostelworld, please contact us direct.

We have a 48 hour cancellation policy.

Please note there is a 2 day minimum stay restriction for Saturday bookings. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 7.7

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Nov 2019
    I've stayed here three years ago and this time brought my dad (64!) on the way through and stayed in a twin ensuite room. He really enjoyed it and is obviously not exactly a hostel man (we stayed in hotels the rest of the trip). It's super central and the pub downstairs is great.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    14 Jan 2020
    Pleasant stay with everything I needed, except the fact that the room was located above the pubs and it turned out to be quite noisy in the night.
    China, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    24 Oct 2019
    Great location!! Right in the heart of York. Hostel was incredibly clean. Only downfall was the noise from the bar downstairs... continued into the early morning. Besides that, I had a great stay.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    25 Oct 2019
    The hostel was very nice and comfortable. Staff members were very professional and friendly. At night it gets a little noisy due to the bars below, but they provide ear plugs for your convenience. I’d gladly stay again!! A+
    Argentina, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    20 Oct 2019
    Being in this boutique hostel for 1 night was the perfect choice! everything is walking distance. Staff are super friendly and the atmosphere in Kennedy's pub was also super! Thanks guys!
    Colombia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    05 Dec 2019
    Excellent location within the city walls. Hotel standard ensuite double rooms. Great value. Lift not working at time of visit so the multiple staircases would have been an issue for those with mobility difficulties. Catering facilities limited to microwave and kettle. The lack of anything other than a tiny fridge was frustrating. Noisy at night but to be expected at this time of year and from such a central location. Free tea and coffee, key code access, very clean. Overall a great place to stay
    England, Couple, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    30 Oct 2019
    When we first checked in there was an issue with the heat in the room and when we got back from exploring we had found that the hostel had comp upgraded us to a private room for our stay for the issue. The facilities are nice and clean and they are right in the heart of The Shambles.
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    21 Oct 2019
    Hostel was super clean and amazing location. Beds very worn but i still slept. No “front desk” as such as the hostel is on top of a pub so nowhere to get recommendations and the atmosphere was dead. Would have liked there to be some hostel event or social interaction, it was pretty much a hotel which is fine you aren’t a solo traveller.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 5.4

    Rating

    29 Oct 2019
    Terrible service from staff. Room was dirty. No atmosphere. Location is fantastic though
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 3.1

    Rating

    31 Dec 2019
    Staff really poor
    England, Female, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Nightclub


Awards

  • 2015

    1st, Country Winners England

  • 2014

    1st, Country Winners England

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