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YHA Wells-next-the-sea

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Church Plain, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1EQ , England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oldbiddycyclist London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is as lovely as described below. The quiet room is a bonus, and everywhere is very clean; I didn't have the urge to wipe down some paintwork as I have at other hostels! The personnel were helpful and knowledgeable. I really needed the wifi. I was cycling the back lanes and needed to access CycleStreets to plan my... More

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newcastle under lyme
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very well equipped, modern hostel at the back of town. Very helpful staff who coped well with our case being transported along the North Norfolk path by Hikehelp. We shared a 4 bedded room that was rather cramped and dark. Try to book a dormitory to yourself. Excellent pub across the road used by locals. Good food and reasonably... More

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Loved our weekend at this great hostel. Friendly and welcoming as well as clean and well equipped. Ideal location to explore lovely Wells. Good hot showers and modern fixtures throughout. Nice lounge with comfy sofas, books, TV and games. Quiet room for a relaxed read if you prefer. Lots of local info available and a co-op 5 mins away along... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is, hands down, the nicest hostel I've stayed in. It's carpeted, clean, well-lit, and generally a beautiful establishment. Mark, the man in charge, has been incredibly gracious to me and helped me with everything I needed. Just wish there was WiFi here. Other than that, it's simply amazing. Kudos!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I stayed in a family room here for 1 night with a friend. We had a car but as others have said the hostel is well-located for public transport. Wells is a pretty town with some excellent fish & chip shops by the harbour. The facilities we used were good and the manager friendly and helpful. The shower is decent... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Ok, let's get the very few negatives out of the way first. I stayed in this youth hostel for the whole of last week and my one major gripe is that it doesn't offer free wifi. This might not have been such an issue had it not been so hard to catch a signal indoors. I found that all over... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Restful atmosphere and a sparkling clean hostel on a characterful street makes this one of my favourite UK hostels. Cheery staff, above average facilities for this price range, and a secure place for the cycle. For a short seaside break in Norfolk, this is the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Many thanks to Mark for making my stay so wonderful. I've trained Customer Service in some pretty high profile organisations, so I know a desire for Excellence when I see it! From Daniel's enthusiastic greeting on my first night, his help and advice on places to eat and places to see, to my spotless room and equally spotless facilities to... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Wow!! What a wonderful youth hostel! Extremely clean. Bedroom was lovely and the beds were very comfy. Showers were great. Mark the manager couldn't have been more helpful. Wells is a gorgeous little place! Crabbing with our little boys was a big hit! Will definitely return!!

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Thought I would get my motorbike out. Rather than A to B then back again I thought a longer ride and then stay over, don't know why I chose wells but really glad I did. This place is a credit to both the Yha and Peter/Piotr who runs the place. Showers all work, are spotless and really hot and powerfull... More

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Address: Church Plain, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1EQ , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Wells-next-the-Sea
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Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Wells-next-the-sea 4*
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Wells Youth Hostel, situated on the outskirts of thisfriendly Norfolk fishing village, is set within easy strikingdistance of the North Norfolk Coastal Path, a boat ride tovisit the local seal colony, and Salt Marshes teamingwith bird life.The hostel building, formerly the St Nicholas ChurchHall, was converted during 2002, making this one of themore recent additions to our network. It currentlycomprises 31 beds (including 3 doubles) on two floors,with comfortable 2, 3, & 4 bedrooms, on Church Plain. ... more   less 
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