Adhering to Government guidance
It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of the current Government guidance on gatherings in self-catering accommodation. In making a booking with YHA (England & Wales) you are agreeing to adhere to the relevant Government guidance that will apply at the time of your stay. Please bear in mind that the guidance may be different in England and Wales.
The duty of care we have to our guests, beneficiaries, staff and partners compels us to progress and open our hostels with caution and careful consideration in the best interests of the charity and those it serves.
For the foreseeable future, YHA Isle of Wight Totland will operate on an Exclusive Hire basis only, with contact-free check in.
To find out more about our COVID-19 secure enhanced health and safety measures, please read our FAQs.
Please note: All prices are based on hiring the whole place per night.
A large, Edwardian house in its own grounds, YHA Totland enjoys a seaside location close to downland cliffs and beaches, ideal for quiet country walks. Good ferry and transport access make this a great base for exploration.
If you would like to bring more people just let us know. An extra 17 beds across five rooms are available which brings the capacity of the property up to 43 guests (12 bedrooms) for an extra cost of £150 per night.
What is great about YHA Isle of Wight Totland?
Just a 10-minute walk on a beautiful sandy beach.
Breath-taking views of the Solent from the quiet lounge.
Perfect for surfing, walking, and cycling.
There is a spacious, modern self-catering kitchen. The kitchen contains two domestic electric cookers with four hobs, one microwave, two fridges, two toasters, two kettles, and plenty of kitchen utensils, crockery, and cutlery for guests to use during their stay. Tea towels, bin bags, washing up liquid and soap are provided.
Dining room and lounge
YHA Totland has two dining rooms, seating 36 and 48 on ample tables and chairs. There are also two lounges. The Quiet Lounge is located upstairs, seating 24 people, and on the ground floor, there is a smaller TV lounge with seating for 12.
There is a large garden with 4 big tables and benches, seating 12 people per table. There are also 3 charcoal BBQ’s for guests to use, especially in the warmer months.
Take the place for yourself.
For family, for friends, for running clubs, for walking groups, for hens, for stags, for you and yours.
Main House (sleeps 26):
Two two-bedded rooms. Includes 1 set of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
Four four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
One six-bedded room. Includes 3 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
West Wing (sleeps 17) – available at checkout for an £150 per night:
Two two-bedded rooms. Includes 1 set of bunk beds. Includes shared bathroom facilities.
One four-bedded rooms. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds. With sink and shared bathroom facilities.
One six-bedded room. Includes 2 sets of bunk beds and 2 single beds. With shared bathroom facilities.
One three-bedded room. Includes 1 set of bunk beds and 1 single bed. With shared bathroom facilities.
All bedlinen is provided.
There are 5 showers and 7 toilets in the Main House and 2 showers and 3 toilets in the West Wing. Soap is available with every sink. Toilet paper is also provided.
There is a playing field in Totland village, with football pitches, exercise machines, a zip-wire and play equipment for visitors to use. The playing field is only a 10-minute walk away from the hostel.
The hostel is surrounded by National Trust land and footpaths galore. The quiet west of the island is best for walking and rambling, with many footpaths through enchanted woods or fields, along the cliffs or on the beaches.
You cannot visit the Isle of Wight and not see the iconic Needles – a series of chalk stacks which protrude into the sea. The view from the chalky cliffs is amazing!
Need to know
Check-in and Check-out times
On the day of arrival, the Hostel is available from 4.00pm. On the day of departure you are asked to vacate by 10am.
To the north of the hostel is Totland village, Totland Bay, and the beach, and then the next beach in Colwell Bay. The area is a walkers and cyclist dream destination. The area is surrounded by countryside and beaches, perfecting for exploring. The many dreamy beaches are clean and safe and ideal for surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, and kayaking- fun for all the family.
The beaches and villages all have pubs, cafes, coffee shops and restaurants, for guests to grab a bite to eat and relax after a day’s exploring the beautiful area.
There is a gravel carpark outside the hostel’s front door, with space for 8 cars. Street parking is available opposite our building, for one large coach or 3 minibuses or 6 extra cars. Both car park and street parking are free.
The centre of Totland village is our “War Memorial” roundabout and bus stop. Take the garage exit ‘Weston Road’. Follow Weston Road to its end [800m], it ends in a T Junction. Turn left, go up ‘Hurst Hill’ after 200m the road narrows to a single lane. The single lane lasts 50m then opens onto a crossroad. Turn immediately left, this is ‘Cranstoun Close’ we are the big building on your left. St Saviours Catholic church is diagonally opposite the hostel over the crossroad.
YHA Totland welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four-legged friend along with you.
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! To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab. Please note that YHA membership discount is only available when you book direct through YHA.