The Youth Hostel for everyone

Our Youth Hostel

modern, comfortable and welcoming

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    Ideal location In the heart of La Rochelle

    Discover the historical city center of La Rochelle, its towers and its old harbour, but also the beautiful Aquarium, the Musée Maritime, the Muséum and the nice beaches.


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    A great destination Visit the surroundings

    The hostel is a great starting point to enjoy the wealth of our region such as the islands of Ré, Aix and Oléron, Fort Boyard, the Marais Poitevin, the Pays de Cognac, the Futuroscope or the Puy du Fou !

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    Friendly A warm atmosphere

    Relax, play snooker or enjoy a drink overlooking the marina of Les Minimes? There is no better way to meet travelers from all over the world in our Youth Hostel.


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    Services et modernité Tout pour faciliter votre séjour

    Wifi gratuit dans tout l’établissement, espace détente et coin TV pour se reposer, petit-déjeuner, tous les services indispensables pour passer un bon séjour.


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    Comfort Cleanliness & privacy

    Individual or collective, our hostel rooms are equipped with sink, shower and toilet for most. They offer everyone a functional and intimate space.


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    Great staff At your service

    Our cheerful and friendly team will tell you all about the hotspots you really must not miss and the best things to do in La Rochelle.



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    Accessibility For the disabled

    Our youth hostel has been awarded the Tourism and Disability label which covers visual, auditory and mental disabilities. It sets and follows a number of quality-certified procedures to ensure the best accommodation.





Whether you are a backpacker, a family, a group of friends, a school, a sports group, come and stay in our youth hostel!

We believe in providing high quality accommodation that really answers yours needs. La Rochelle Youth Hostel has HI Quality since 2011, theEuropean Ecolabel since 2012 and we have recently acquired Tourism & Disability Label for visual, auditory and mental disabilities.

Come and discover a large choice of cultural and sports activities as well as all the main events of La Rochelle and the area.


Open all year round
Check-out before 10 a.m. and check-in from 5 p.m. onwards
Check-in not possible at night

Reception hours :
October to March :
From 8 a.m. to midday and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. At the week-end, from 8.00 a.m. to midday and from 4 p.m to 8.00 p.m.
April to September :


    • Accomodation : 70 rooms, 230 beds
    • Free wifi accessible everywhere in the youth hostel
    • Catering for groups (lunch and dinner – reservation required beforehand) and a dinner menu for individuals (no reservation required)
    • Lounge, television
    • Bar and snooker
    • Launderette
    • Luggage shop
    • Meeting rooms
    • Rooms accessible to the disabled
    • Public car park opposite the youth hostel (70m)
    • Entrance tickets at a reduced price
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Room rates

70 rooms and 230 beds available

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Our Hostel is run by a non-profit organization. In addition to accommodation and catering, our purpose is to promote friendly encounters in a warm atmosphere, secularism and openness to the world.

As an association, you need a Member’s card to benefit from our services and allowing you to join our international network of Youth Hostels. The amount is determined as follows:

  •   Membership   Annual fare
  •   Teenager  7.00 €
  •   Adult  11.00 €
  •   Family  20.00 €
  •   Group  50.00 €
NB : the teenager fare also applies to students, job seekers and people with disabilities.




Our catering team offers adapted formulas to suit your needs.

Groups (upon reservation) :
– Hot meal : 11.50 € (3-9 year old : 8.70 €)
– Packed lunch : 8.90 € (3-9 year old : 7.70 €)

Families et individuals (without reservation) :
– Dinner Formula from € 9.00

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Group accomodation

Tailor-made answers and a successful stay guaranteed

Organize my group’s accommodation

Contact us

- For more information, call us at +33 (0)5 46 44 43 11 -

General enquiry