YHA Portland (Youth Hostels Association)

Portland, Dorset, United Kingdom








Due to the coronavirus pandemic our hostels are unavailable for bookings until 17th July 2020. If you are able to donate to support YHA’s charitable work at this difficult time, we’d be very grateful. Support YHA

We are offering our hostels to the NHS, homeless organisations and public sector services. For support please email [email protected]

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.


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.

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. 

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.

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

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.



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Portland, Dorset, United Kingdom
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