Stay together, play together

Affordable beds, closer to the action

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There’s always a good reason to visit York. Whether you’re here for a family get-together, a stag or hen do, friendly reunion, a day at the races or to take in one of our many festivals, put The Fort at the heart of your adventure. We promise you comfortable beds, spacious break-out areas, built-in nightlife and the best location bar none. Together, we’ll make it a stay to remember.

Beds from a Tenner

Stay in the middle of York from only £10 a night. Yes, you read that right.

Our stylish, spacious rooms and break-out areas are designed to help you unwind, recharge and regroup for whatever fun lies ahead.

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We were a large group. Hotel staff were very supportive. The location is excellent. We stayed for 4 nights in dorms and two private rooms. the rooms are modern and the decor is amusing and fresh, with its themed rooms. Ensuite toilet and showers were excellent quality. We have booked again for next year.



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    Luxury bedding and towels

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    Flexible rooms

  • tv

    Flat-screen HDTV with Freeview

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    Hair dryers, iron/ironing boards

  • wifi

    Free, super-fast broadband

  • sofa

    Break-out areas

  • bar

    On-site bars and restaurants

  • kitchen

    Mod-con kitchens

  • coffee

    Free tea and coffee

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    Premium toiletries

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    Work desks and chairs

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    Friendly, helpful staff

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    Free lockers

Concierge Service

Need some insider info for navigating York? We have everything you could possibly need on our doorstep. Iconic tourist spots. Secret drinking dens. The hottest restaurants on the block. Group activities. Picturesque run routes. Hangover cures. Our team would be happy to give you the low-down on it all.

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York Minster

Need to Know

  1. Let us take care of it for you. We will always try our best to book your rooms as close together as possible.

  2. Yes, you book the entire room on a sole-use basis. You wouldn’t want a solo stayer or a couple staying with your group, and vice versa.

  3. We have a door code which is given to you on arrival, allowing 24hr access to the hostel.

  4. Yes, we require 10% of your total bill at the time of booking to secure your booking. We will then require full payment 4 weeks prior to your arrival.

  5. Yes! We have a communal kitchen located in our main building and shared kitchens for each of the dorm rooms in our second building.

  6. All of the best bars and pubs are on our doorstep. Plus we have two of our own!

  7. We can extend your check-out from 10am to midday for only £10 per bed.

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