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YHA Stratford

Alveston, Hemmingford House, Stratford-upon Avon, CV377RG, United Kingdom

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Overall Rating 89%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 97%
Cleanliness 97%
Location 74%
Security 80%
Service 94%
Comfort 91%
Green rating 89%

Period features meet modern facilities in this newly renovated Georgian mansion that’s just 2 miles from Shakespeare’s birthplace.

  • Dorm
    From €19.01
  • Private
    From €27.96
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Stratford-upon Avon Hostel

Hostel Stratford-upon Avon

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

YHA Stratford upon Avon makes a great base for a cultural break just 2 miles from Shakespeare’s birthplace.

The hostel’s facilities include Internet access, games room, TV Lounge, conference facilities, car parking, self-catering kitchen and a stylish café-bar. On your return from sightseeing why not relax with a glass of wine on a decked terrace with views over the grounds and sample one of delicious home cooked meals in the hostel’s restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is available for HI members.

This magnificent Georgian mansion is set in 3 acres of grounds and is in a great location for visiting Warwick Castle, one of England’s finest medieval castles. Visit historic Stratford itself and see performances by the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company.


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.
  • Children under the age of 17 qualify for a discount on the advertised price at check-in.
  • 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 GBP 1.50 (under 18) / GBP 3 (18+) per person per night 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
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

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

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 07:00 to 23:00
From 17:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +44 345 3719661

Fax. +44 345 3719662

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Royal Shakespeare Theatres (3 to 5km)
  • Warwick Castle (More than 10km)
  • Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Houses (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Super tolles englisches Essen. Das Beste von allen 11 Hostel´s die wir besucht hatten. Die Lage sehr romantisch - da kann man verstehen das hier Shakespeare seine Werke geschrieben hat.


Avatar for Ines


Thu 11 Aug 2016

Mein Bett war sehr unsicher (wackelig). Auf die Anfrage ob wir ein anderes Zimmer bekommen könnten, und wir auch etwas dazuzuzahlen, kam von der sehr jungen blonden Frau an der Rezeption kein Entgegenkommen. Diese Intolleranz habe ich in den anderen 10 Hostels nicht erlebt. Schade! Das englische Essen war sehr hervorragend. Dies hatten wir in London und in Dover leider nicht. Ein "Super Daumen Hoch" an den Koch. Behalten sie dies bitte bei, denn das macht England gerade für mich/uns interessant.


Avatar for Ines


Tue 09 Aug 2016

Lovely place, helpful staff. Name is misleading, as it is two towns over from sua (fine with bus, hard on a sunday). Really great dinner.


Avatar for Kristina


Sat 30 Apr 2016

Dear YHA-Team, overall it´s been a nice stay - as far as I can tell from staying just one night. The only real downside to the Stratford-upon-Avon house is it´s location. But I am sure, you are already aware of the lack of public transport to and from the hostel and I presume, there´s not much to do about it. Still, it´d be nice to clarify this online in advance. Cheers.


Avatar for Daniel


Mon 31 Aug 2015

Using the shower means you will inevitably flood the entire bathroom floor. There is no step between shower space & rest of room so the water goes out, not down. Also not enough hooks so nowhere to put clothes and towel. Very silly design. Usual problem with no one understanding/using the recycling bins as intended. Otherwise nice hostel in lovely setting. A tiny bit far from town but easy enough to get to on the local bus.


Avatar for Francesca


Sat 01 Aug 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (3 to 5km)
  • City Centre (2 to 3km)
  • Cycle trails (3 to 5km)
  • Golf course (2 to 3km)
  • Gym (3 to 5km)
  • Local market (3 to 5km)
  • Nightlife (3 to 5km)
  • Parks / Green Area (2 to 3km)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (2 to 3km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (3 to 5km)
  • Swimming pool (3 to 5km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Theatre (3 to 5km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

30km Birmingham International
X18 or 77 bus from Bridge Street (adjacent Tourist Info Centre)
Parking is available at the hostel
4km Stratford-upon-Avon train station

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