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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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... More 

Thank Rob B
Abingdon UK.
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31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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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... More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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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... More 

Thank Clashworth
Berlin, Germany
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7 hotel reviews
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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,... More 

Thank erichter129
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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
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4 reviews
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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
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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
Colchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

We traveled to YHA Medway on the way to a Festival, and needed to check in early as we would be arriving late in the evening - the staff were very efficient and friendly, and this was not a problem. We added a breakfast onto the room at check in, which turned out to be well priced, with a good... More 

Thank ZannJR1
Hong Kong, China
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I had a few kids with me, the staff were friendly and helped us a lot. The food was delicious, especially the curry and we asked for breakfast very early and each day it was never late they also accommodated the peanut allergy well too. Wifi was a bit iffy but so was my phone data so don't think it... More 

Thank Shooks1988
Aix-en-Provence, France
1 review
Reviewed 31 May 2016

It is the third year when I come to YHA Medway for a school trip around Dickens. The youth hostel is situated well. It is pleasant to wake up with the birdsong. We eat very well and the staff is charming.

Thank aholtzheyer

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
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: £31 - £48 (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!”
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“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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