YHA Portland

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.

YHA Portland is situated on the north face of the Isle and Royal Manor of Portland. It's ideally located for views of the breath-taking Chesil Beach and the picturesque Lyme Bay and makes a perfect base for exploring the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

There is a well-equipped, self-catering kitchen and breakfast room. The self-catering kitchen contains two domestic gas cookers, microwave, toaster, kettle, larder fridge, fridge freezer and recycling point (glass, tin cans, plastic bottles, newspapers and kitchen waste), plus a range of kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery for 34 people. Washing up liquid, sponges and tea towels are provided.

A catering service is available by prior arrangement.

There are 6 bedrooms with 33 beds, one of which is a double. The rooms consist of 1 x 4 bed, 3 x 6 bed, 1 x 7 bed (with en-suite) and 1 x 5 bed (one of which is a double with a bunk above).

The five bed room is suitable for guests with limited mobility and is on the ground floor. All bed linen is provided.

Ample car parking on site.

Other facilities
Dining room/Lounge
The dining rooms seats 25 people with an additional dining table in the lounge. The lounge also has settees, armchairs and a TV.

Washroom facilities
There are three showers on the first floor landing and two toilets. There is also a shower and separate toilet by the front door and a washroom with shower by the self-catering kitchen. The en-suite room has a bath with a shower over the bath.

There is a sloping garden to the rear with picnic benches. There is also a small bike shed. A payphone, central heating, TV and limited but secure cycle store are also available.

There is a drying room with washing machine available.

This property is suitable for children under the age of three years

YHA Portland welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

Need to know

If you don’t see availability online for the dates you require, please call us on 0800 0191700


At YHA Portland we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortuntately none of our bedrooms or bathrooms currently meets modern standards of accessibility.

We have:

  • 3 steps to access ground floor

For more information please download the full access statement here (94KB)

In the area

Island walks, Tout Quarry Sculpture Park, Portland Castle, RSPB reserves, South West Coast Path, Abbotsbury Swannery and Subtropical Gardens, Hardy country. Weymouth (5.5 miles), Dorchester (12).

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • TV
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Private Garden
  • BBQ Grill
  • Children
  • Smoking allowed outside

Things to do

  • Water sports
  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking
  • Rock climbing

Discounts on your stay

Why not take out YHA membership today to save £30 on your Exclusive Hire booking? Not only will you get a discount on bookings with YHA Exclusive Hire, but you’ll also get exclusive discounts every time you stay with YHA, high street shopping discounts, email newsletters and much, much more!

Find out more information about YHA membership and the fantastic benefits.

To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

How to find us

Our Address

YHA Portland
Hardy House,
Castle Road,
Castle Town,



Avoid Weymouth as traffic can be heavy and slow.

From the east and north
Use the A43, A34 Newbury to Andover, A354 Salisbury, Dorchester.
A35 signed Honiton take left at first roundabout to Martinstown and follow signs for Hardy's Monument and Weymouth.

From the west
Head for Honiton, at Bridport and take turning signed Burton Bradstock and Abbotsbury then as above.

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Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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