Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on 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.
  • 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 ???? 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."

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

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

The wonderful period features of Hemingford House, Stratford have just been greatly enhanced by the completion of a 1.2 million renovation project. Set in 3 acres of grounds and only 2 miles from Shakespeares birthplace the beautiful Grade II listed YHA Stratford building has been transformed with the addition of a new caf bar, decked terrace with views over the ground and complete renovation of the propertys 32 bedrooms (16 en suite). The addition of beautiful oak flooring and bold fabrics now make the interior almost as impressive as the exterior.

This magnificent Georgian mansion, set in three acres of grounds, is only two miles from Shakespeares birthplace with easy access to historic Stratford-upon-Avon. See performances by the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company or visit nearby Warwick Castle, one of Englands finest Medieval castles. Enjoy great food in our restaurant with its superb la carte and childrens menus or sup a local brew in our stylish bar.

Doors are locked at midnight with access after this time. Rejuvenated Victorian Kitchen and Sensory Garden will be completed in 2011.

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Please note, we do not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England & Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking

We have one accessible bedroom on the ground floor with an accessible en-suite bathroom.

We also have:
Step-free access into hostel
Vibrating pillow alarm
Ground floor bedroom
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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 8.3

  • Staff 9.8

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    06 Aug 2019
    Newly refurbished rooms. Very child friendly and family orientated. Friendly staff.. Was more like a posh hotel than a hostel!
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    03 Oct 2019
    Great place and helpful staff! Super clean, and bed was comfy! Terrific mansion in the country with short bus ride to town. Food good and beer excellent. Families made it a bit crazy for short moments but overall so quiet and lovely!!!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.7


    31 Aug 2019
    Best hostel I've ever stayed in. Bedrooms were clean, comfy and spacious with sink and mirrors. Bathrooms were great. Staff were super helpful. Very safe and secure atmosphere - very family friendly. Bus stop right across the road only 10 mins from town centre. All round beautiful building and very well kept.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    05 Jul 2019
    This place is extremely well-run. The staff is friendly and helpful and the building and rooms are clean and beautiful. My only complaint is it was a bit far from the city center. The buses are sometimes infrequent and a bit more costly than I expected for such a short distance. It's walkable (though part of the walk has no sidewalks). Still, it was a hassle to get to and from the hostel, especially at night after a play at the RSC. Overall a great place, though. Definitely worth the money!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    15 Mar 2019
    A very pretty place to stay, staff were very friendly and accommodating, and we were able to have a good cheap breakfast in the morning. The only somewhat negative thing I have to say about this place is that it's in a residential area so it's a bit of a walk to get to any restaurants or pubs if the hostel pub is closed. Otherwise we had a great stay.
    USA, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.9


    22 Dec 2018
    This is a beautiful old listed building, but beware - no lift! I was on the top floor with a suitcase to lug up three flights of stairs. The staff were quite friendly, but a little abrupt. The kitsch was very well organized and clean with great facilities to make food. The bar is also very well set up. I enjoyed my stay overall, but the colors in the room and lighting were a bit vomit inducing. Not great if you suffer from migraines. It was an easy 45 minute walk into town. Clean and functional.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.6


    28 Jun 2019
    I enjoyed my stay, and would definitely recommend it. The grounds are pleasantly verdant, and the hostel is well located with good links into Stratford, but it is definitely the staff that give Stratford YHA it's welcoming atmosphere and great service. Sarah was exceptional; she went above and beyond to make sure I had a great stay. She was chatty and welcoming with all the guests, and despite zipping around everywhere doing things, she was never too busy to stop and be helpful.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    08 Jun 2019
    Bit far of a walk from town, make sure to have a taxi number. Staff are accommodating, food is pretty good, overall would stay again.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    31 Jul 2019
    No complaints - great staff, the room and bathrooms were perfectly clean, the grounds are beautiful if you have the time to stop and enjoy them. Only 3 lockers in the 6 bed dorm, but I think I saw many more lockers downstairs. Catch the bus 15 from Bridge Street or take a 35 min walk (you'll use your phone as a torch for the last 5 mins). Well signed. Definitely more of a hotel vibe than a hostel one but this still makes for relaxing evenings. Bar and restaurant on-site.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 6.0


    24 Feb 2019
    The location is not great - it's very far away from the main centre of town, and the buses don't go very frequently on the weekend. Plus, I had a room next to the main street, and it was very loud, and I woke up frequently at night. The staff were very helpful!
    Germany, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi