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Featured Hostels in Plymouth

Plymouth Backpackers Hotel
2 out of 5
102 Union St, Plymouth, England
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Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hoe Park and University of Plymouth. Smeaton's Tower and Plymouth Dome are also within 1 mile (2 ...

2.8/5 (4 reviews)

"Close to Royal Parade in Plymouth. Comfortable lounge sweet to watch Tv"…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2019

Plymouth Backpackers Hotel
Hashtag Plymouth
3 out of 5
163 Notte Street, Plymouth, England
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Located in Barbican, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Hoe Park and University of Plymouth. Elizabethan House and Smeaton's Tower are also within 10 ...

3.3/5 (51 reviews)

"liked the cleanliness of the room and the location close to the city centre, didnt like that the kitchen was out of bounds for our stay as we would have used the facilities"…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2019

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Future Inn Plymouth
Future Inn Plymouth
3 out of 5
1 William Prance Rd, Plymouth, England
The price is £63 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,963 reviews)

"Close to Plymouth. Hotel is very clean and Staff friendly. Food Good."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Future Inn Plymouth
Copthorne Hotel Plymouth
Copthorne Hotel Plymouth
3 out of 5
Armada Way, Plymouth, England
The price is £62 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,175 reviews)
House caught fire!

"After having a fire at our house we needed a place to stay so we checked in here while making other arrngements. The hotel has a really quality feel to it and the staff were lovely! In no way was this a budget hotel 🙂"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Copthorne Hotel Plymouth
1 Elliot Terrace
1 Elliot Terrace
4 out of 5
1 Elliot Terrace, Plymouth, England
The price is £130 per night
3.7/5Good! (18 reviews)
A Wonderful Gem in Superb Location

"Superb location and very clean with wonderful comfy beds and pillows and soft fluffy towels. Lovely to have biscuits, fresh milk, coffee, dishwasher and washing machine tablets on arrival. Lovely large space for our family of 5. Parking pre booked and well worth it, entry into the building / apartment ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2019

1 Elliot Terrace
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Plymouth is an enticing mix of vibrant student city and gritty old naval base, capping off one of the largest natural harbours on the English South Coast. You can come here to feel the bracing winds coming off the Channel as you hop between the cobbled waterfront quays of the historic Royal William Yard. You can come to wonder at the curious creatures of the National Marine Aquarium, before sipping curated gins in creative distilleries. The cheapest way to do all that could just be with a hostel in Plymouth, which come with low-cost rates all round. Room-wise, it's all about classic backpacker dormitories with shared bathrooms, though there are single-sex and private twin rentals available to boot. What's more, hostels in Plymouth herald lively vibes, putting travellers together in maritime-flavoured common spaces near the town's immersive heritage quarters.

The style of hostels in Plymouth

Looking for somewhere to stay that won't break the bank? Hostels in Plymouth promise some of the very best rates of any type of accommodation in this buzzing port town. They do that by focusing on the on the basics of a stay. Bag a bed in a mixed dorm for the cheapest option of all, or fork out a little more to score a private double or twin room. Most options will share a bathroom, along with a whole host of other welcome features that create that sought-after backpacker vibe – think common lounges with TVs, football games, large dining tables and self-catering kitchens.

Style-wise, hostels in Plymouth have a cosy, lived-in feel that's true to the city's down-to-earth character. Dorms are set in compact rooms inside centuries-old townhouses. They sit on the outskirts of the main centre, where you'll discover the bustling ferry ports to both Spain and France. When it comes to amenities, you can look forward to fast WiFi links throughout, tea- and coffee-making facilities, good access to public transport networks and a reception desk that's always on hand to help with tips and directions to the town's top sights, bars, pubs and eateries.

Recommended areas and hostels in Plymouth

To really be immersed in the naval past of this salt-washed city on the South Coast, you might want to focus your accommodation search on the areas by the old quays. They include the Barbican and the Royal William Yard, which each ooze their own grandeur and magnificence, hosting listed buildings and handsome Napoleonic-era facades aplenty. A stay in either also promises to put you close to the acclaimed National Marine Aquarium, where tropical reefs converge on tanks of jaw-snapping sharks. The famous Plymouth Hoe is also next door. Come summer, it's a fine place to walk and people-watch, with views of the English Channel, and ad hoc markets and performance events. The Plymouth Backpackers Hotel is a low-cost hostel in Plymouth that will put you a little to the west of all that. From there, you can easily walk or taxi to the ferry ports that have services linking to Europe.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Plymouth?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for going out. The sea views create an appealing natural setting, and you can enjoy attractions like the marina.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget-friendly prices and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Plymouth?
Based on our customers’ reviews, these hostels in Plymouth have positive ratings: Plymouth Backpackers Hotel - Located within a 20-minute walk of University of Plymouth. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with towels, showers and lockers. Hashtag Plymouth - Located within a 20-minute walk of University of Plymouth. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities and TV in a common area. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms.
What's the weather like in Plymouth?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Plymouth is 959 mm.
What is there to see and do in Plymouth?
Generally, Plymouth is known for its boating opportunities, churches and marina. Major attractions include Dartmoor National Park. Get out into nature with places such as Hoe Park, Wembury Beach and Batten Bay Beach. Cultural attractions include Elizabethan House, Plymouth Dome and Devonport Playhouse.
What's the best way to get around Plymouth?
You can find the nearest airport in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), 40.5 mi (65.1 km) from the city centre. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transport to get around. To explore more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Plymouth Station, Devonport Station or Dockyard Station.

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