91.0% Based on 218 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Enjoy the free parking at this 4-star Lewes hostel

Lewes retreat

You'll be within 2 miles (3 km) of Monk's House and 6 miles (10 km) of Newhaven Fort with a stay here. Seaford Beach and Lewes Golf Club are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Restaurant, bar/lounge

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hostel. Free self parking, a coffee shop, and a garden are also offered.

Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom (Sleeps 6)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
C$22 per night

Room, Ensuite (4 Bed Private)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room (2 Bed Private)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room (6 Bed Private)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, Ensuite (6 Bed Private)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

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91.0% of guests recommend out of 218 reviews

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Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. YHA South Downs - Hostel also features a garden, a picnic area, and laundry facilities. Self parking is free. This 4-star Lewes hostel is smoke free.

  • 17 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: London (LGW-Gatwick) (55.8 km / 34.7 mi)
  • Train station: Lewes Southease Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

YHA South Downs - Hostel offers 17 accommodations. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.

  • Communal kitchen
  • Cribs (free)

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant serves dinner only.

Onsite venue #2 - This Cafe serves breakfast and lunch.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 5 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Sunday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - 10 AM
  • Sunday - Thursday: 3 PM - 10 PM

Reception hours are 7:30-10 AM and 3-10:30 PM on Friday-Saturday. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This property does not accept bookings for more than 16 people. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Sunday - Thursday: 7:30 AM - 10 AM
  • Sunday - Thursday: 3 PM - 10 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Please note that this property does not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking.

Any bookings for more than 16 people will not be accepted by YHA and will be cancelled.

Towels are available for a surcharge. For more information, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 6.75 for adults and GBP 3.50 for children (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • YHA South Downs Hostel Lewes
  • YHA South Downs Hostel
  • YHA South Downs Lewes
  • YHA South Downs

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.