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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
ManInBlack64 Hitchin, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Swindon, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
14 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

With a group of friends, we have been using the YHA Escape To idea of renting a youth hostel for several years now. We hire a hostel for New Year every other year.This year we hired Wells next the sea hostel and it proved to be a great choice. The accomodation is excellent. Nice size bedrooms, great showers and a... More

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Poole, England
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17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Ok I don't stay in that many Youth Hostels but this one was excellent. Fitted out fairly recently I would guess. The bunk beds were long enough for me 6'4". Some rooms with double beds. Facilities very good and 5 minutes walk from centre of village and some excellent hostelries. Visited with group of 24 and had the place to... 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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