YHA Swanage

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

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

YHA Swanage is a spacious and elegant Victorian house, overlooking Swanage Bay. It's an ideal base from which to explore the incredible Jurassic Coast and the beautiful countryside of Purbeck.

Self-catering kitchen. The kitchen contains 3 gas cookers with oven, grill and 4 gas rings, microwaves, fridges, freezer, toasters, utensils, crockery and cutlery. Tea towels and detergent are provided. Please use the extractor fans. A full meals service is available, when booked at least 2 weeks in advance.

44 beds across 15 bedrooms. All bed linen is provided. Cots available, please bring your own cot bedding.

Car park at the rear of the building.

Other facilities
Dining Room/Lounge
The dining rooms boasts ample space to seat 44. Two high chairs are available. The lounge is an elegant, oak panelled room with sofas, chairs and a television with DVD player. Wif-Fi is available at this property which is free of charge for guests to use.
There are 11 showers and 12 toilets. Please bring your own towels.
There is a steep shrubbery but no play area. Centrally heated throughout.
This property is suitable for children under the age of three years.

YHA Swanage 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 Swanage we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or washrooms is accessible to modern standards.

We have:

  • 19 steps from the car park to the entrance
  • Two steps into the main entrance
  • No ground floor bedrooms

For more information please download the full access statement here (101KB)

In the area

High cliffs, long sandy beaches, rolling heath and ridge walks in this AONB. Durlston Country Park. Steam train to Corfe Castle. Arne RSPB Reserve near Wareham. Monkey World and
Bovington Tank Museum at Wool.

Hostel amenities

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

Things to do

  • Sightseeing
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Museums
  • Theaters
  • Antique shops
  • Zoo / wildlife park
  • Golf
  • Water sports
  • Swimming
  • Kayaking
  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Wild life viewing
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Rock climbing
  • Miniature golf

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 Swanage
Cluny Crescent,
BH19 2BS



From the town centre: Turn up Stafford Road by the White Swan pub.
YHA Swanage is at the top of the hill on the right.
The car park is up St Vasts Rd.

Take a virtual tour

Entrance Reception Dining Room Lounge Kitchen Seating Bedroom

Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

Availability calendar