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8 Rue Chiquito de Cambo, Biarritz, 64200, France

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Overall Rating 87%

From 18 Reviews

Hostel rating (18)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 94%
Cleanliness 90%
Location 77%
Security 92%
Service 88%
Comfort 81%
Green rating 86%

Modern, user-friendly and suitable for the disabled.

  • Dorm
    From €26.40
10 or more people?

Welcome to our hostel

Just 2km from the city centre, hostel Biarritz is a modern hostel set at the foot of the Pyrenees and steps away from the sea. This popular seaside town is famous for its great surfing and is on the pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela.

Modern, comfortable and friendly, the hostel offers free breakfast, Internet access, well equipped kitchen, three meeting rooms (equipped with video projector, Wi-Fi, sound equipment and microphones) and bike rental.

There are nearby activities which range from horse riding, windsurfing and hiking, to games of Basque pelote. Biarritz hostel is also very close to the Cite de l'Ocean et du Surf, a museum which intends to raise awareness of oceanic issues.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 18:00 and 21:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 21:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 3 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • Non-members are required to purchase full membership on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • Playground
  • TV room
  • Table tennis / ping pong
  • Terrace / patio


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Café/Bistro

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby - At or next to the hostel

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning - In selected areas
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 15/01/2016 to 08/12/2016

From 08:30 to 12:30
From 18:00 to 22:00
From 18:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +33-5-5941-7600

Fax. +33-5-5941-7607

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Biarritz Océan (1 to 2km)
  • Musée du Chocolat (2 to 3km)

See the full list of attractions



Great hostel with a friendly staff and right next to a beautiful lake with woods!!! Felt like home!


Avatar for Markus


Sun 27 Mar 2016

Hi Markus, Thank you for your comment about your stay at the Biarritz Youth Hostel. We are glad to know that you have had a good time with us and appreciated our hostel and the surroundings. We hope to see you again very soon. You will always be very welcome.

Manager avatar

Biarritz Biarritz,

Tue 29 Mar 2016

Very friendly and helpful staff ! Comfortable rooms, very nice breakfast with fresh bread.


Avatar for Davy


Sun 15 Nov 2015

Hello, All the Staff of the Biarritz Youth Hostel thank you for you comment. We are pleased to know that you have had a great time with us and that you have appreciated the quality of our hostel. We hope to see you again soon. You will always be very welcome.

Manager avatar

Biarritz Biarritz,

Tue 17 Nov 2015

signer des partenariats pour organiser des sorties initiatiques depuis l'auberge en surf, body board, pelote basque, rando


Avatar for yves


Sun 15 Nov 2015

Bonjour et merci pour la note de 100% de satisfaction que vous nous avez attribué. Toute l' équipe de l'auberge de jeunesse de Biarritz est ravie de savoir que vous avez pleinement apprécié votre séjour parmi nous. Concernant les partenariats dont vous parlez, sachez que nous en avons déjà de nombreux : surf, bodyboard, pelote, location vélo, plongée, golf, Thalasso, musée de la mer, cité de l'océan, musée du chocolat...etc , chez qui vous bénéficiez de tarifs préférentiels sur présentation de votre carte d'adhérent HI Vous trouverez tous les détails sur le site (et cela est aussi clairement affiché dans le hall de l' Auberge). Nous espérons vous revoir très bientôt. Vous serez toujours la bienvenue.

Manager avatar

Biarritz Biarritz,

Tue 17 Nov 2015

Una ubicación muy bonita y un ambiente muy tranquilo en el interior del albergue. El desayuno es demasiado básico.


Avatar for Diego


Wed 21 Oct 2015

Hola, Muchas gracias por tu comentario. Estamos encantados de saber que has tenido una gran estancia en el hostal de Biarritz. Esperamos verte muy pronto. Siempre serás bienvenido.

Manager avatar

Biarritz Biarritz,

Fri 23 Oct 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (1 to 2km)
  • Cinema (2 to 3km)
  • City Centre (2 to 3km)
  • Cycle trails (2 to 3km)
  • Golf course (1 to 2km)
  • Gym (1 to 2km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (3 to 5km)
  • Local market (2 to 3km)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (2 to 3km)
  • Nightlife (2 to 3km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (1 to 2km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (1 to 2km)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (1 to 2km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Theatre (2 to 3km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Biarritz airport 1km away. Take CHRONOPLUS bus line C, stop at Biarritz train station. Then 800m to the hostel
500m CHRONOPLUS bus stop 'Bois de Boulogne"
Biarritz hostel is 800m from the train station

Sustainability initiatives


  • Low carbon activities
  • Environmental cleaning


  • Energy saving lights
  • Light/energy sensor control


  • Educational programs


  • Recycling areas
  • Composting
  • Local and seasonal food

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