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YHA Bath - Hostel
3 out of 5
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The price is £35 per night from 23 Sep to 24 Sep

Situated in Bath, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bath Golf Club, University of Bath, and Roman Baths. Thermae Bath Spa and Bath Abbey are also within 1 ...

4/5Very Good! (101 reviews)

"Clean, functional rooms. Good breakfast butty. Well organised for social distancing."…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2020

YHA Bath - Hostel
St Christopher's Inn Bath - Hostel
The price is £74 per night from 6 Oct to 7 Oct

Located in the heart of Bath, this hostel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Alexandra Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Roman Baths and Thermae Bath Spa. University of ...

3.6/5Good! (71 reviews)

"Awesome Place Must Stay, the staff are very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

St Christopher's Inn Bath - Hostel
Bath Backpackers Hostel
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Located in Bath City Centre, this hostel is steps away from Parade Gardens, Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. Thermae Bath Spa and Theatre Royal Bath are also within ...

3.3/5 (18 reviews)

"Great location. No kitchen facilities during Covid-19. No storage outside check-in times. Just a bed, toilet, shower."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Bath Backpackers Hostel

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University of Bath, The Quads
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Situated in Bath, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of American Museum in Britain and University of Bath. Roman Baths and Thermae Bath Spa are also within 3 ...

University of Bath, The Quads
University of Bath, Eastwood Halls
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Situated in Bath, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bath Golf Club and University of Bath. Roman Baths and Thermae Bath Spa are also within 3 miles (5 ...

University of Bath, Eastwood Halls
Pure CityStay Twerton Mill
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Situated in Bath, this hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Bath City Farm, Thermae Bath Spa and Roman Baths. Royal Crescent and Theatre Royal Bath are also within ...

Pure CityStay Twerton Mill
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Apex City of Bath Hotel

Apex City of Bath Hotel

4 out of 5
1 James Street West, Bath, England
The price is £109 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,748 reviews)

"Room was great with bath and shower Sky tv a bonus Bar area was stark, more like an airport longe f red at her than a Bar"…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2020

Apex City of Bath Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Bath

Holiday Inn Express Bath

3 out of 5
The price is £53 per night from 18 Oct to 19 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (960 reviews)

"Nice present, has everything you need for a nights Good sleep."…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2020

Holiday Inn Express Bath
SACO Bath - St James's Parade

SACO Bath - St James's Parade

4 out of 5
The price is £87 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4.6/5Exceptional! (632 reviews)

"Excellent location but that does mean that there is a lot of traffic noise until late an also early in the morning. Ear plugs are highly recommended!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2020

SACO Bath - St James's Parade
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Whether you come to see the elegant Georgian crescents, bounce between the beer-sloshing student bars, unravel Roman history in the ancient spa buildings or launch adventures into the beautiful rolling hills of the surrounding Cotswolds, hostels in Bath are sure to be a budget-friendly choice of stay. For a small city, there's a surprising mix to pick from. Some are modern dorms attached to the university campuses, while others are housed in listed buildings clad in honey-hued Bath stone. Location-wise, there are options between the green dales and farms on the city's outskirts, or closer to the steaming pools and Gothic churches in the centre, which is where you're most likely to find hostels in Bath touting lively backpacker bars and common spaces.

The range of hostels in Bath

Looking to be immersed in the pretty Georgian buildings that have made Bath so famous? That's possible, with some of the city's historic hostels hiding in enchanting spots that are centuries old. You'll recognise them for the handsome cladding of cinnamon-tinted Bath limestone, which is the trademark look of this lovely West Country town. Adding to that are some truly romantic stays with touches of medieval carving, age-stained chimney stacks and leafy gardens. You might even be able to bag a private room with an ensuite bathroom in one of those, if you're keen to get somewhere for you and your other half, and maybe even close to the drifting Cotswolds canals and lonely woodland walks.

A few of the hostels in Bath are primed for fly-in backpackers looking for somewhere fun, lively and interesting to while away their time in the company of Roman ruins and the Gothic spires of Bath Abbey. They will be the ones with the on-site beer bars that come alive with pub quizzes and music shows in the evenings. They are also the ones that often have dedicated reception services to help with things like ticket booking in Bath's spas or day trips to nearby Stonehenge. Many will throw in a breakfast for free, so you can wake to pastries, breads, cheeses and coffee, to get set up for walking tours down Great Pulteney Street and across to the Royal Crescent.

English enjoyments around hostels in Bath

Choose hostels in Bath, if you're eager to check off this enchanting West Country town and its surroundings on a budget. Also choose hostels in Bath if you're keen to settle somewhere with a unique character and style, like the charming YHA Bath, which straddles Bathwick Hill on the very cusp of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It offers wooded gardens and manor-house veneer, and is the perfect base for a couples' walking trip in the green hills that abut the River Avon, or for jaunts to the lecture halls of Bath University. Also steeped in historic architecture is the central Bath Backpackers Hostel. That's right next door to the iconic Roman Baths – a 2,000-year-old complex of heated pools and steam rooms that was used by the ancients. And, it's near Bath Abbey, where walking tours reveal handsome Victorian interiors and shimmering stained-glass windows.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Bath?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save more for fun things to do. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums, and the gardens create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Bath?
Based on reviews from our guests, these hostels in Bath have the best ratings: YHA Bath - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of University of Bath and Roman Baths. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar. Rooms come with showers. St Christopher’s Inn Bath - Hostel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar. You’ll find showers, lockers and linens in all rooms. Bath Backpackers Hostel - Located steps from Roman Baths. Property features include free WiFi and laundry facilities. Rooms come with towels and linens. University of Bath, Eastwood Halls - Located within a 10-minute walk of University of Bath. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking at this property. Rooms come with towels, coffee/tea makers and linens. University of Bath, The Quads - Located within a 10-minute walk of University of Bath. Property features include free WiFi and free parking. You’ll find towels, coffee/tea makers and linens in all rooms.
How many hostels can I expect to find in Bath?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Bath, one of Expedia’s 6 hostels might be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Bath?
Good weather’s always better when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 17°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 6°C. Average annual precipitation for Bath is 879 inches.
What is there to see and do in Bath?
In general, Bath is known for its museums, historical sites and local tours. Major attractions include Roman Baths, Thermae Bath Spa and Bristol Hippodrome Theatre. Get out into nature with places such as Chew Valley, Parade Gardens and Recreation Ground. Cultural attractions include Theatre Royal Bath, Jane Austen Centre and Bath Assembly Rooms.
What's the best way to get to and around Bath while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Bath in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), located 14.8 mi (23.9 km) away. Once you’re on the ground, you may want to use public transport to get around. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Bath Spa Station, Oldfield Park Station or Freshford Station.

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