Hostels in Bath, England for Backpackers and Budget Travellers

Hostels in Bath, England for Backpackers and Budget Travellers
Bath is a town set in the rolling countryside of southwest England, known for its natural hot springs and 18th-century architecture. Britain is littered with beautiful cities, but precious few compare to Bath. Home to some of the nation’s grandest Georgian architecture – not to mention one of the world’s best-preserved Roman bathhouses – this slinky, sophisticated city, founded on top of natural hot springs, has been a tourist draw for almost 2000 years. Honey-colored Bath stone has been used extensively in the town's architecture, including at Bath Abbey, noted for its fan-vaulting, tower and large stained-glass windows. The museum at the site of the original Roman-era Baths includes The Great Bath, statues, and a temple. Bath is an architectural marvel, from the more than 5000 buildings listed for their merit to the stunning Roman Baths; this fine Georgian city is a feast for the eyes. The Roman Bath and the local hot springs have been luring people to the city for their relaxing and healing properties. Continue your tour with an educational journey through the life of Bath’s most famous resident at the Jane Austen Centre. Or enjoying a meal at Sally Lunnys Refreshment House and Museum, the oldest house in Bath. It's also a shoppers paradise with more – and better – shops than a city ten times its size. It’s a shopper’s paradise – in addition to all the familiar names and big stores there’s a fabulous choice of smaller specialist and independent shops. Bath is a beautiful and charming destination, drawing tourists of all kinds for hundreds of years, and these hostels provide an excellent base for exploring the area.
How much do hostels in Bath cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Bath here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.

Dorm Bed from $24.59
Private Room from $27.83
Overall Rating: 79%
9 Green Street, Bath
Culture lovers will feel right at home in St. Christopher’s Bath hostel. A lovely, lively city where people come for the Roman Baths and stay for the museums, exhibitions, and concerts. Housed right in the canter of the city you’ll enjoy a leisurely stroll to all of the key sights; the Abbey, the hot springs, and Beckford’s Tower, a 120 ft birds-eye view of the cities golden terraces and green countryside. All guests receive a 25% discount on food at the on-site restaurants, plus great discount deals on drinks. In the common room you’ll find TV, sofas, books, and board games. There is not a self-catering kitchen, but in the Chill-Out room there is a microwave, fridge, kettle, plates, cutlery and water dispenser. There’s no curfew and you can rent towels and hair dryers and buy padlocks and adapters from reception. Guests under the age of 18 must stay in a private room with guardians. They cannot share in general dormitory rooms with people who are not part of their own group or family. Free Wi-Fi and linens are included.

Dorm Bed from $32.94
Private Room from $31.51
Overall Rating: 86%
International House Broad Street Place, Bath
The YMCA is centrally located, just a stones throw away from all the major tourist attractions, tempting shops, sensational restaurants, Bath Rugby, pubs, clubs and award winning parks. The old Victorian building is at least 130 years old and overlooks the bustling Broad Street. It houses the dormitory accommodation for groups, backpackers, and holiday makers. It also boasts a rather unusual mural on the grand main staircase. All guests have access to bathroom facilities throughout the range of accommodation and all areas have secure access, ensuring your safety at all times. All single, twin, double, triple, and quad rooms deliver a higher standard of hostel room in Bath. All house rooms are accessible by a key fob. Staff on the 24 hour reception are nearly all locals who know Bath inside out, so they can help you plan your stay, organize and book tours, or recommend a place to eat or visit. Guests at the YMCA also benefit from access to the health and fitness center (at a discounted rate), with a great gym, a range of classes for those who want to sweat, tone or relax, sunbeds and the friendliest gym staff you are ever likely to meet. The hostel can accommodate over 200 people a night, so whether you are travelling alone or in a big group; old, young or with children – they have options suitable for all needs. Light breakfast (cereals, toast, jams, coffee, tea, juice, fruit and yoghurt) Wi-Fi, and linen are included in the price. There is not a self-catering kitchen but there is a microwave, plates, cutlery and hot water when the restaurant is closed. The hostel does not have a lift, if you have difficulty with stairs please call ahead to be placed on the first floor or the room on the ground floor if available. Guests under the age of 18 are not allowed unless accompanied by an adult.

Dorm Bed from $25.07
Overall Rating: 96%
Bath Backpackers 13 Pierrepont Street, Bath
Bath Backpackers a centrally located and friendly hostel in the Roman city of Bath. The hostel is in a nearly 300 year old building, rich with character and bulging with charm, yet this hostel has all the comforts and equipment of everything the 21st Century has to offer. Bath Backpacker is only a 2 minute walk from both the train and bus station and even closer to the Roman Baths and Abbey. The staff can help organize tours to Stonehenge and give you advice on the best bars, cafes, clubs, and restaurants to take in during your stay in Bath. Bath is a multi story building, complete with a basement party dungeon, separate kitchen and TV/common room, with big screen TV and DVD player, ideal for that relaxing movie night. The minimum age for staying at Bath Backpackers is 18 years old. Free Wi-Fi, linens, and towels are included.

Dorm Bed from $25.03
Private Room from $16.23
Overall Rating: 90%
Bathwick Hill Somerset, BA2 6JZ, Bath
YHA Bath is a listed building and welcomes all types of guests. However, if you have a child under the age of 3 years or any other requirements related to mobility or access, please mention at the time of booking and the facility will endeavor to book you in the most suitable room. YHA Bath comprises two buildings which are both in the same grounds. For parking, please use Bathwick Hill. The main hostel building is a beautiful Italianate mansion, set in private grounds, with some bedrooms located in a separate annexe building. YHA Bath is just a short walk from the center of this vibrant World Heritage City with its many attractions. There’s a licensed restaurant for you to relax in after a busy day exploring what the city has to offer. Hearty breakfasts and a quality evening menu are available in the restaurant. Free Wi-Fi and linen are included.

Private Room from $55.62
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
6 Manvers Street, Bath
Anabelle's Guest House is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service. Towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.

Private Room from $50.40
(Prices vary by season)
106. Bloomfield Road, Bath
You'll love this guesthouse because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service and a bar. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant. Wi-fi, parking, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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