Booking and Availability

Booking Directly

With the uncertainty of lock down we have removed all availability for the next few months. However, please call us on 01434 381509 to discuss your requirements

Please Note – The hostel is now open but operating under a different model with a restricted number of  rooms with allocated bathrooms & showers or for exclusive hire only by a small family group.

Please see the page  Covid -19 Safety Measures for more information.  

Booking Exclusive Hire

If you wish to Book Exclusive Hire directly with us please give us a call first. It may not be necessary to have to pay the whole amount at the time of booking. We usually just take a 25% deposit with the rest payable before arrival*

*depending on how soon the arrival date is 


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Or give us a call on 01434 381509. (There is a 24 hour answer machine)

Booking directly with us means we can discuss your requirements and work out the best room options and prices for you or your party.

We take credit/debit cards with no booking or credit card fee.

Booking Terms and Conditions

(please read carefully before booking)

Alston YH Terms and Conditions


Dogs are not usually allowed in the hostel (with the exception of Registered Assistance Dogs) but at the moment we may accept 1 well behaved dog if booked in a private room for a £10 supplement.

Booking via the YHA Website

There is an up to date availability calendar on the YHA website.

Meals – Please note that if you book via the YHA website you cannot book any meals in advance. If you want to book breakfast or packed lunches please call the hostel directly on 01434 381509 to request a menu and options.