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Winchester, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a friendly and well-run hostel. The kitchen is kept clean, and the showers are very good indeed. There are attractive public rooms too. It makes a great base for activities in North Norfolk. Our three-bed room was entered from the corner of the bathroom area, and had only a skylight, so no view outside other than the sky.... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the North Norfolk coast - so many brilliant beaches and walks. I wanted to introduce my 7 year old son to the YHA so Wells was the perfect first night for him. One long day on the beach, a chance to get warm and dry at the hostel and another long day on the beach made a fantastic... More 

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great facilities, great location, super-clean, kitchen well stocked. Friendly, very helpful girl on the reception. i love that it is in a former church, i love the quiet reading room they have., very snuggly and warm when it's cold outside. I love the giant connect-4-game in the play area

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Cracking location, easy walk to shops and quayside.Friendly staff. Lovely small hostel, such a chilled out place. Spotless, great facilities for it's size.Free wifi throughout an unexpected bonus. Great base for exploring North Norfolk. Can't wait to go back!

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Thank GARY G
Bedford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a small, cosy youth hostel which is totally self catering. The ladies in charge were friendly and helpful. The hostel was clean and tidy. It is well located in Wells next the Sea. Very easy to walk to the centre of town and also easy short distance to a well stocked Coop supermarket. Easy access to local bus... More 

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norwich
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138 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great value to be found at this friendly, clean, and well located hostel. Wells is becoming increasingly gentrified and affordable accommodation is harder to find: booked or gone. The hostel is in a lovely old building and we were given a very friendly welcome. The bed was also very comfortable. Nothing to moan about. Recommended. No dogs, unfortunately...

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Thank NorwichBeachbum
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonder time we had here my grandchildren and I. Andrew who works reception was great thank you. Room was just right so clean. Lots to do seal trip worth doing kids loved it. Lots of walks and lots to see

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Spalding,
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We spent a few days as a family in Wells and stayed at the YHA. The facilities are very clean, lots of space in different areas of the building. The room we were in was very warm, especially at night but it had been a very warm day. Great location, nice facilities, clean rooms, showers and toilets. The four person... More 

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Wellshostelmanager, Manager at YHA Wells-next-the-sea, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at YHA Wells Next the Sea! Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate your feedback and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed our facilities and the cleanliness of our showers and toilets. Indeed location is one of our main strong points and... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Loved this hostel. Laid out really well and modern and Cosy. Has a lounge and quiet room and kitchen was well equipped. On a quiet back street and within walking distance of waterfront and a large coop. Small carpark. Really enjoyed my stay

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Wellshostelmanager, Manager at YHA Wells-next-the-sea, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review about our hostel! We are pleased to hear your have truly enjoyed your stay in YHA Wells Next the Sea and we hope to welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, Laura Relief Manager YHA Wells Next the Sea More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Spent two great nights in a family room. Hostel clean, tidy and well organised. Great location a short walk to beach, pubs and supermarkets. Wells a great little gem in Norfolk with great pubs and cafes! We ate out all the time and took advantage of the good value! Would definitely return again!!

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Wellshostelmanager, Manager at YHA Wells-next-the-sea, responded to this review

Indeed Wells is a wonderful gem in Norfolk and we are extremely happy to hear you enjoyed your time in our hostel and in our town. We hope you can stay with us again soon, I'm sure there is more nice restaurants and pubs waiting to be found! Thanks again for such a lovely review. Kind regards, Laura Relief Manager... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about YHA Wells-next-the-sea

Address: Church Plain, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1EQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Wells-next-the-Sea
Price Range: $37 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Wells-next-the-sea 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Room 1 is ideal for family with baby and/or other child”
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“Very cheap if a member.Worth paying more if you want a family room.”
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“There are options including family rooms”
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“Has 2 bedded rooms with a double bed”
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“The rooms are all close to lavatories and showers. Whatever your particular requirements, I would email the manager.”
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