We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Fabulous hostel for out of season group”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of YHA Treyarnon

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
YHA Treyarnon
Certificate of Excellence
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fabulous hostel for out of season group”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2014

We stayed at the hostel in a group and had a fabulous stay. The rooms had plenty of space, and ours had a panoramic sea view (room 6). A great cooked breakfast to start the day, excellent coastal walks on the doorstep of the hostel and a warm welcome from the staff. A very far cry from communal washing up and sleeping bag sheets! We went for half board which was great value.

Room Tip: Room 6 had an excellent view. Radiators weren't working when we were there, but it was perfectl...
See more room tips
  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Fiona435
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

141 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    84
    43
    9
    3
    2
See reviews for
53
28
18
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (31)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Plymouth, England
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014

We have just hired the whole hostel for a hen weekend. was amazing. Great space and location. Staff were very helpful and accommodating. Would really recommend this hiring it out for a special occasion.

Only downside is some of the radiators did't work but they kept the fire going for us.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank JetPlymouth
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
perth wa
Level Contributor
100 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

As the title says, I've somehow managed to make it to this stage in my life and successfully avoided staying at youth hostels. However I was pleasantly surprised. In our final stage of our trip friends had booked this place due to a last minute cancellation. We were going there with 6 other families and their children and had sole use of the property. I think this probably made it more enjoyable knowing that it was only friends and family. My family shared one room with bunk beds and a double bed with ensuite. It was a bit like being back at school. It was a bit basic but fun for a couple of nights so we all had lashings of fun. The location is brilliant, the view from the dining tables was just fantastic. Watching the waves rolling in as we had our breakfast. The beach is just a stones throw. We did self catering and this worked well with all the families contributing. My only small constructive comment would be to supply a fee paying washing machine for residents to use as there are a multitude of muddy ponds for children to fall into around there. Handwashing 4 sets of mud covered clothing each day was not the high point of my stay but apart from that, it comes highly recommended even by me - the youth hostel virgin. However my husband did say he thought it was very posh for a youth hostel so i have to take his word for it.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Selina H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2013

This is a Youth Hostel, so don't expect five star luxury, but you do get a five star welcome and fantastic beer.

It can be a bit tricky to find. On a dark night it can be easy to end up on the steep road down to the beach... ignore the beach road and drive along the track just to the left of the campsite entrance.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
3 Thank Paul D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Plymouth, UK
Level Contributor
32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2013

The best location; ever.Although a youth hostel with basic rooms; some are double or family rooms with en-suite. Comfortable and quiet. Superb and well priced food;far superior to food I have had in any other hostel. Licensed bar with excellent range of local beers.There seemed to be nothing that was too much trouble for the staff; very friendly and helpful. Very regular music events. Surfing within yards of the front door. Wonderful walking from the front door. Views to die for. Perfect, perfect
Open all over Christmas with open fire. Cafe / bistro / bar was open all day and evening. Staff amazingly welcoming.
DOG FRIENDLY CAFE / BAR

Room Tip: On e of the most beautiful family beaches within yards of the hostel. Surfing, swimming, rock pools...
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Connie D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Exeter, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2013

we called into the YHA and immediately met the chef, manager, Buddy and all round good guy through the window of the kitchen!... we couldn't get in because we had no key code.
after check in which was simple, we had a cuppa tea.... the best!
Room, although small was clean and adequate... after all it's a place to lay our heads.
Wi-fi available to members and 2 or 3 computers available to general use.....
We're here for the night and have breakfast included in our £33.00. Glad we bought and renewed membership. Breaker review tomorrow.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank MikeY20
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
St Austell, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

We held a 40th birthday party for my husband here and we had an amazing time. The rooms were what you would expect in a YHA, basic, but they were clean and the beds were comfy. Staff were lovely. They catered for us and it was great, good price too. Not exactly cheap to rent out the whole place for a night but well worth it. Such an incredible location and a perfect party room. Our guests loved it too. Highly recommended.

Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
Helpful?
1 Thank nikandzoe
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near St Merryn
0.4 mi away
Treglos Hotel
Treglos Hotel
#1 of 1 in Constantine Bay
4.5 of 5 bubbles 375 reviews
3.9 mi away
Metropole Hotel
Metropole Hotel
#4 of 8 in Padstow
4.0 of 5 bubbles 1,379 reviews
5.3 mi away
St. Moritz Hotel
St. Moritz Hotel
#1 of 4 in Wadebridge
4.5 of 5 bubbles 907 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
16.6 mi away
YHA Eden Project
YHA Eden Project
#4 of 37 in St Austell
4.5 of 5 bubbles 313 reviews
21.6 mi away
YHA Boswinger
YHA Boswinger
#1 of 1 in Boswinger
4.5 of 5 bubbles 48 reviews
8.5 mi away
MOR
MOR
#30 of 74 in Newquay
4.0 of 5 bubbles 163 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to YHA Treyarnon? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about YHA Treyarnon

Property: YHA Treyarnon
Address: Treggonan | Trayarnon Bay, St Merryn, Padstow PL28 8JR, England (Formerly Treyarnon Bay Youth Hostel)
Phone Number:
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Padstow > St Merryn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 12 Specialty Lodging in St Merryn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA Treyarnon 3*
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Here at Treyarnon Bay we offer a relaxed youth hostel experience with a beach-side pub feel. We are currently offering meals from 10am until 8:30pm seven days a week and our bar is open from 10am until 10:30pm offering Cornish ale, lager and cider on tap.We are literally a stone’s throw from one of the most beautiful beaches in Cornwall and are very proud to support our local community.We also offer group breaks and young people’s activity holidays, as well as business and corporate breaks and functions.We have plenty of parking and field we use for camping or wedding activities.Looking forward to seeing you ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Hotwire, Booking.com, Orbitz, Expedia, TripOnline SA, Hotels.com, HostelWorld, Agoda and Travelocity so you can book your YHA Treyarnon reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Treyarnon Bay Youth Hotel St Merryn

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing