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YHA Portland

Castle Rd, Hardy House, Portland, DT51AU, United Kingdom

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Portland YHA is idealy located for watersports and outdoor activity enthusiasts.

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Portland Hostel

Hostel Portland

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

YHA Portland is a comfortable early Edwardian house on the Isle of Portland with spectacular views over the harbour and Lyme Bay. The island is part of the Jurassic Coast and is home to rare flora and fauna.

The majority of rooms contain bunk beds, and all rooms share bathroom facilities. There is a shared laundry, a dining room and barbecue area where guests can enjoy meals together.

Come for a traditional seaside break or your share of the action. YHA Portland has spectacular views over Lyme Bay and Portland Harbour. Chesil Beach is nearby, while award-winning Weymouth Beach is best for paddling and swimming. The Isle of Portland is the gateway to an array of activities like climbing, sailing, diving, wind surfing, sea kayaking and more. For night life go to nearby Weymouth.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 18 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Internet Cafe Distance - 500m to 1km

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 17:00 to 21:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 345 3719339

Fax. +44 345 3719340

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Portland Sailing Academy (500m to 1km)
  • Portland Bill (1 to 2km)
  • Weymouth Sealife Centre (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Great location for the Sailing Academy and Marina. Building a bit old and a maze.


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Mon 05 Nov 2018

Super Service, tolle Mitarbeiter, Haus mit Charme


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Mon 16 Oct 2017

loved it! location great.


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Tue 04 Apr 2017

More than a hostel !


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Wed 11 Jan 2017

Pas d'endroit ou laisser les bagages avant de pouvoir faire le check-in : 17h! Et ce n'est définitivement pas YHA, mais plutot OLD CREEEPY HA...


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Mon 30 May 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (3 to 5km)
  • Beach (Less than 500m)
  • Cinema (2 to 3km)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (2 to 3km)
  • Nightlife (2 to 3km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (2 to 3km)
  • Swimming pool (Less than 500m)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (At or next to the hostel)
  • Water park (3 to 5km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Exeter & Bournemouth Airport. Number X53 bus to Weymouth.
No1 or X10 from Weymouth to Victoria Square Portland.
Weymouth from St Malo; Poole from Cherbourg.
Free parking.
Weymouth station then bus 1 or X10 to Portland.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Abseiling
  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Orienteering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Scuba / Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Windsurfing

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