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Yha South Downs
2 stars

Yha South Downs

Itford Farm, Beddingham, Lewes, East Sussex,, Lewes, BN8 6JS, United Kingdom
Lewes, United Kingdom
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C$ 61
Cheapest

rate per night

8.2
Great
based on 727 reviews
727 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Double room
C$ 61

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About Yha South Downs

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
A refurbished Sussex farmhouse, a 5-minute walk from Southease Railway Station, YHA South Downs is set in extensive grounds and has an on-site restaurant and colourful, modern bedrooms. Luggage storage and a laundry service are available to guests. Packed lunches can be made on request. Most of the rooms at YHA South Downs share bathroom facilities. Some are private and some feature an en suite bathroom. Surrounded by the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park, this YHA is only a 25-minute drive from Brighton. Just 8 minutes away on the train is Lewes, County Town of Sussex with a Norman castle and cobbled streets.

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Amenities at Yha South Downs

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • No smoking

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Packed lunches
  • Shared kitchen
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Snack bar

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Heating
  • Trash cans

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Designated smoking area

General

  • Family rooms
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Books

Outdoor

  • Grill
  • Garden

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles

Bedroom

  • Socket near the bed

Services and conveniences

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Reviews of Yha South Downs

8.2
Very good727 verified reviews
12.7Solo
8.0Families
6.2Couples
5.8Friends
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What can I expect from the food at YHA South Downs?

You can expect a good selection of food and drinks, with a great breakfast and a cafe serving nice food and drinks most of the day. The menu may be limited and slightly overpriced for some guests, but the breakfast is described as superb.

What are the common concerns about the beds at YHA South Downs?

Some guests have found the beds uncomfortable, with vinyl-covered mattresses that can make them feel very hot during the night. Others have described the bunk bed mattresses as very hard and uncomfortable.

What are the best times to visit YHA South Downs?

The low season is in April, and the high season is in June. It's a convenient location for those walking the South Downs, and it's also a great spot for exploring the South Downs and enjoying the countryside.

What are the unique offerings of YHA South Downs?

YHA South Downs offers a beautiful location at the foot of a down, with an old farmhouse and camping pods. It's conveniently located for those walking the South Downs Way, and it's a cozy place with amazing staff and good wifi.

What are the parking options at YHA South Downs?

YHA South Downs offers free parking and private parking, making it convenient for guests who are driving to the hotel. This is especially useful for those who want to explore the nearby areas by car.

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Consider a Room with Private Bathroom

Several guests mentioned that the shared bathrooms were not always well-maintained, so booking a room with a private bathroom might be worth the extra cost.

Bring Earplugs for Noise

Many guests complained about the noise from the nearby road, so packing earplugs might help ensure a better night's sleep.

Utilize the Shared Kitchen

The hostel offers a shared kitchen, which guests found to be well-equipped. Consider using this facility to prepare your own meals and save on dining expenses.

Opt for a Lower Bed

Some guests were disappointed that their requests for lower beds were not accommodated. If this is important to you, it may be worth confirming bed preferences in advance.

Check Room Type When Booking

A few guests accidentally booked pods instead of regular rooms. Double-check the room type when making a reservation to avoid any surprises.

Take Advantage of the Hiking Trails

The hostel is located near the South Downs, offering easy access to hiking trails. Plan a hike during your stay to make the most of the scenic surroundings.

Be Mindful of Traffic Noise

Several guests mentioned that the traffic noise from the nearby road was disruptive. Consider this when planning your stay, especially if you are sensitive to noise.

Consider Bringing a Torch

A guest suggested that additional spotlights along the path to the pods would be helpful, especially in winter. Consider bringing a torch for added visibility at night.

Plan for Limited Menu Options

Some guests found the menu limited and slightly overpriced. If dining at the hostel, be prepared for a smaller selection and consider exploring dining options in the nearby area.

Be Prepared for Limited Phone Signal

A few guests noted limited phone signal in the rooms. Consider this when planning your communication needs during your stay.

Location

Itford Farm, Beddingham, Lewes, East Sussex, Lewes, BN8 6JS

What's nearby

  • Monk's House1.4 km
  • Southerham Machine Bottom Pit3.5 km
  • The Dripping Pan4.4 km
  • Lewes Priory Park4.4 km
  • Spring Barn Farm Park4.4 km
  • Anne of Cleves' House4.6 km
  • Southover Grange Gardens4.7 km
  • Lewes Golf Club4.7 km
  • Lewes Castle4.9 km
  • Barbican House Museum4.9 km
  • Pells Pool5.3 km
  • Glyndebourne Opera House5.5 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 5:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

When to book a room at Yha South Downs

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Top tips for your stay at Yha South Downs

  • How long should you stay at Yha South Downs? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at Yha South Downs

  • Where is Yha South Downs located?

    Yha South Downs is located at Itford Farm, Beddingham, Lewes, East Sussex,, 5 km from the centre of Lewes. Monk's House is the closest landmark to Yha South Downs.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Yha South Downs?

    Check-in time is 5:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Yha South Downs.

  • Does Yha South Downs offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Yha South Downs offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Yha South Downs offer free parking?

    Yes, Yha South Downs offers free parking.

  • How far is Yha South Downs from the airport?

    Yha South Downs is 39 km from London Gatwick. Yha South Downs is 74.7 km from London City.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Yha South Downs hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Yha South Downs in Lewes and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Yha South Downs and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Yha South Downs.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.7

Distance to downtown

5.0 km

Nearest Airport

London Gatwick

Distance to airport

39.0 km