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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have recently been staying at YHA Medway for 2 nights a week to reduce my commute/ time/fuel costs. I have enjoyed the home from home feel. The feel of the hostel is professional but somehow manages to stay very relaxed., The staff also make you feel welcome. Fantastic value for money , a hot shower , a place to...

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Thank nhendrie
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017

As a weekly guest at YHA Medway, I have never been disappointed. This hostel has been a complete sanctuary in an otherwise quite challenging area of Kent. Reassuringly warm, homely, welcoming and peaceful, the hostel is impeccably well cared for. One important aspect to note is that the hostel is a little out of town, so if you are a...

Thank ontheroad2017
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I was so happy to have found this gem tucked away close to where I grew up. I immediately felt welcome from the minute I arrived, and the christmas tree and festive lights really cheered me up (as I was spending christmas away from my family). The hostel was clean and well kept, and my room was warm despite how...

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Thank Laura951004
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

A friend recently recommended YHA hostels and we weren't disappointed. Clean and comfortable beds with a double and bunks for kids, perfect for a family. Minimalistic with no fuss. Exactly what we wanted. Hostel doesn't open until 5pm which isn't mentioned so had to wait around but made the most of the great location with Capstone country park on the...

Thank Rob B
Abingdon UK.
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Just a quick weekend away, we chose instead of staying in Rochester , to come to the local YHA MEDWAY. . WE WERE NOT DISAPPOINTED!!!! A further few minutes on the train and a short taxi ride and you arrive opposite the local country park a mere 2.2 miles from the station at Gillingham. We booked in advance to what...

Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A small hostel opposite Capstone Country park. The communal areas offer a place to rest, eat drink and socialise. The park opposite provides you with the opportunity to stretch the legs. Easy reach of jn4 M2 The rooms are small, and the toilets (clean and in good working order) are a windy way from some of the bedrooms. Plenty of...

Thank Clashworth
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We visited the south of England within two weeks with a family of four and stayed mainly in hostels by the YHA. This hostel situated in a traditional Kentish Oast house was very nice for a stay for three nights, with good connection both by car and by train to London. You better need a car or come by bike,...

Thank erichter129
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We love yha! Great location for stop over through Kent (if you're chasing ferries across the channel), this charming and recently refurbished yha is perfect for a quick one night stop off. Friendly staff, tidy rooms and first class breakfast...a fine example of this great institution :-)

Thank Jason W
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This is a really nice, family-friendly youth hostel. As with all (most?) hostels, it's basic accommodation but the staff were lovely (even lent me a hairdryer because I'd forgotten to bring my own), the rooms/ showers etc were clean and the location is fantastic for Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham. We had a great stay - thank you!

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The entire hostel had a very personal touch and we felt welcome the moment we set foot into it. We met people who liked to talk and to share a glas of wine, always nice!. The facilities were very clean. A good place to start your England trip.

Thank Andrea M

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in rural Kent, YHA Medway is opposite Capstone Farm Country Park. This traditional Oast house is also just 10 minutes' drive from Chatham's Historic Dockyard Trust Museum. The Youth Hostel offers both private rooms and dormitory accommodation and has lots of character - look out for exposed beams and beautiful brickwork. Guests are welcome to relax in the ambient communal lounge and make use of the self-catering kitchen, we've got a garden full of colourful planters and picnic benches outside too. YHA Medway is well located accommodation for winter sports at Chatham ski centre, historic Rochester, Chatham Dockyard and the Kent Downs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Medway

Address: 351 Capstone Road, Gillingham ME7 3JE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Gillingham
Price Range: £37 - £63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA Medway 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Most are bunk beds - you do not get a choice”
 of 5 bubbles Clashworth, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Find a deal online for a hotel!”
 of 5 bubbles 24KateG, 16 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Remember it is a youth hostel not a hotel so check roos first”
 of 5 bubbles 222paulw222, 25 Jun 2013 | Read review
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