Exclusive Hire

Exclusive Hire of Alston Youth Hostel

Got a large group or family and want to get together or to celebrate something special?

Alston Youth Hostel is available throughout the year (including the Christmas and New Year period) for Exclusive Hire where you have sole use of the whole hostel.

With 30 beds in 7 rooms on the first floor (bedding included), dining space for up to 30 people, cosy lounge area and a well equipped self catering kitchen and drying room it is ideal for family & friends get-togethers, walking/cycling groups or for celebrations such as birthdays*, Christmas or New Year.

Ideally located only a few minutes walk from Alston town centre with 4 pubs,  a takeaway and 2 supermarkets! And of course oodles of lovely countryside, footpaths (we’re situated directly on the Pennine Way!) and quiet roads for cycling on your doorstep!

Exclusive Hire is on a self catering basis only.

Exclusive Hire Prices for 2024

Easter Weekend 2024 

Friday 29th March – Monday 1st April 2024 – £650 per night * minimum 2 night stay

2nd April 2024 to 30th April 2024

Sunday to Thursday – £600 per night

Friday & Saturday – £650 per night*

1st May to 30th June 2024

Sunday to Thursday – £650 per night

Friday & Saturday – £700 per night*

1st July – 31st August 2024

Sunday to Thursday – £650 per night

Friday & Saturday – £700 per night*

1st September to 30th October 2024

Sunday to Thursday – £650 per night

Friday & Saturday – £700 per night*

*Minimum 2 night stay for a Friday & Saturday

YHA members can get a 10% discount on Exclusive hire bookings.

A 25% deposit is required on booking with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival. Bookings due to arrive within a month of booking will need to pay the full amount 14 days before arrival or the full amount if the arrival is within 2 weeks. 

New Year* 

27th Dec 2024 to 3rd January 2025 – £800.00 per night*

* minimum of a 3 night stay


Contact the hostel directly on 01434 381509 or visit the YHA website for Alston*

*Please note the hostel cannot be booked for Exclusive Hire via the YHA website for between 1st April to 1st November. Please contact the hostel directly to enquire about availability.