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The Fort Boutique Hostel

2-star2 stars
1 Little Stonegate, York, England, YO1 8AX, United Kingdom

Hostel with 2 restaurants, near York Minster
  • Free WiFi
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  • A great hostel is you’re under 35, if you’re not it’s a little rawkus, Oct 7, 2019
  • Good location, friendly staff, funky room, would definitely recommend this place.Aug 30, 2019

The Fort Boutique Hostel

from £76
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Basic Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (1 Bed in a 6 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Kitchen (1 Bed in a 6 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom (1 Bed in a 6 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (1 Bed in an 8 Bed Dorm)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Private Bathroom

What’s around The Fort Boutique Hostel


  • Heart of York
  • York Minster - 3-min walk
  • Shambles - 4-min walk
  • Jorvik Viking Centre - 7-min walk
  • York Racecourse - 33-min walk
  • York Dungeon - 6-min walk
  • York Castle Museum - 10-min walk
  • York National Railway Museum - 14-min walk

Getting around

  • Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) 57-min drive
  • York Station 9-min walk
  • York Poppleton Station 16-min drive
  • Selby Station 23-min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 1 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM. The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to Kennedy's Bar, 1 Little Stonegate, York, YO1 8AX. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Kennedys Bar & Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

The Fort Boutique Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Fort Boutique Hostel York
  • Fort Boutique Hostel
  • Fort Boutique York
  • Fort Boutique
  • The Fort Boutique Hostel York
  • The Fort Boutique Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • The Fort Boutique Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation York


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have lifts.

Air conditioning is not provided.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: GBP 15 per stay

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 7.95 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Fort Boutique Hostel

  • Does The Fort Boutique Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Fort Boutique Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at The Fort Boutique Hostel?
    Sorry, there's no parking at The Fort Boutique Hostel.
  • Are pets allowed at The Fort Boutique Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Fort Boutique Hostel?
    You can check in from 1 PM to 11 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Fort Boutique Hostel?
    Yes, there are 2 on-site restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Evil Eye Lounge (1-min walk), Ye Olde Starre Inne (1-min walk) and Bettys Tea Rooms (1-min walk).
  • What is there to do near The Fort Boutique Hostel?
    Recommended spots to visit include York Minster (3-min walk) and Shambles (4-min walk), along with York Dungeon (6-min walk) and Merchant Adventurers' Hall (7-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 27 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Our holiday was amazing. The hostel far exceeded expectation. The ocean room came with an ensuite. We had fresh towels and toiletries. There were complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and botted water. Our greeter carried my suitcase up the stairs for me. There was even a lavender mister, large fan, and super comfy beds. I was also able to leave my suitcase with them. The staff were ever so nice and helpful. Definitely recommend. Definitely visit again. The location is superb. Not more than a 5 minute walk to everywhere. Thank you so much for our stay
Alison, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Weekend stay
Fantastic find - could not be more central and very cheap! The staff were all incredibly helpful from the girl who answered the phone when I rang asking where to park (she offered to send someone to pick up my bag as I couldn’t drive right up to the hostel) to the man who showed us to our room. The room was very comfortable and clean - I was worried about light and noise as it is so central but neither was a problem at all. The kitchen provided for guests use was clean and very well equipped. The bonus was a 20% food discount in the lovely tapas bar below and Kennedys next door.
gb2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Central location, well furbished hostel
Really good, had all the amenities in the room like kitchen, common room and bathroom. Centrally located. Don't have any complaints and enjoyed my 1 night stay here.
gb1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Could not get to my room as I arrived after midnight
Mick, gb1 night business trip
Good 6.0
don't recommend
Pros: Very clean, friendly staff, free tea, nice location, free earplugs Cons: uncomfortable mattress, VERY noisy like sleeping in a club until 3a.m.
gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Appreciated the hospitality, friendliness and professionalism of the staff. Every comfor wa considered. The only downer was the internet.
Christine, au2 night trip
Poor 2.0
Great location but noisy and hot
Don’t stay here unless you are prepared to stay up until 2AM due to noise from 3 adjoining bars. No AC so floor 3 location gets quite warm. Perfect location for York but not much else going for it.
Jerry, us3 night family trip
Good 6.0
Right in the middle of town, best location
Amazing central location, with non-stop action, 24/7 noise and activity. Many of the rooms are adjacent to the 24 hour bar smoking patio. I wondered why they provide ear plugs on your bed. Even with them, it was quite loud. The rooms are dated, and could use better cleaning, windows need some improvement. Towels are provided and changed every day, bathroom is good and clean. As a hostel, the price is good, but for private rooms, you may be wise to choose a normal hotel.
Ernie, caOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location, felt like a home not a hostel
I stayed in one of the rooms with a living room and kitchen. It felt like a beautiful old apartment and not a hostel. I loved it. Location is perfect. Good food (and discounted for guests) downstairs. Overall better experience than expected.
kerry, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing hostel! Felt like a bed and breakfast
Perfect location. The living room area was a bonus! Absolutely loved it. Only downside was the bed...not very comfy!
kerry, us1 night trip

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