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The Fort Boutique Hostel

  • 1 Little Stonegate
  • York
  • North Yorkshire
  • YO1 8AX


  • Family
  • Group Holidays
  • Licensed Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Self Catering
  • Stag and Hen
  • Weekend Breaks
  • Wet Room
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • Dorms and private rooms
  • Guest kitchens
  • Bar and Restaurant
  • Centrally located in York city
  • 24 hour reception

About this Hostel

Situated off the medieval Stonegate in the heart of historic York, The Fort is a boutique hostel providing a completely fresh taste on affordable accommodation.

Our individually crafted rooms and dorms are contemporary throughout whilst our location is perfect for accessing the city's landmarks, attractions and culture. Facilities at The Fort include free Wi-Fi, wide screen TV and Freeview, a fully equipped kitchens and luxury en-suites/ wet rooms. 

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Inspired by young design talent from across the UK, our bedrooms and dorms have been uniquely designed to create a fantastic contemporary ambiance. We have a selection of dorms and four private double and twin bedded en-suite rooms.

The main building comprises three 8 bedded dorms with access to 4 wet rooms, a 6 bedded dorm with en-suite facilities, one double en-suite bedroom and three rooms with twin or double capabilities – each of which is also en-suite. There is a communal area, with fully equipped kitchen and TV area.

Our second building comprises a private dorm and communal area on each floor: Floor 1 and 2 have a 6 bedded dorm room with access to a communal area, fully fitted and equipped self catering kitchen and a shower room. Floor 2 has the addition of a separate double room (with twin capabilities).

Floor 3 houses an 8 bed dorm split equally between two rooms. This also has access to a bathroom and fully fitted kitchen.  

Other Facilities

Kennedys Bar and Restaurant is the perfect place for guests at The Fort to enjoy the huge variety of culinary delights on offer from our extensive menu of locally sourced dishes.

Set in the quarter, the restaurant boasts a lively cosmopolitan vibe and a great setting to drink and dine at any time of the day. The roof top sun terrace is perfect for the summer and we have a wide array of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages on offer.  

For celebrations, we provide the perfect accommodation and party packages with private hire in the restaurant and plenty of room in our stylish hostel for your guests.  

Around and About

York is one of England’s most historic cities with plenty of culture and history to explore and truly stunning archaic buildings including the world famous York Minster.

The city provides a blend of historic and contemporary style with a vibrant atmosphere throughout the day and evening. The Fort is conveniently located in the city centre within a few minutes’ walk of award winning city centre attractions including:

  • York Minster
  • Jorvik Centre
  • Clifford’s Tower
  • Castle and Yorkshire Museums
  • York Dungeon
  • York’s chocolate story  


Check in is between 1pm and 11pm Sunday to Thursday and we offer check in between 1pm and 2am on Friday and Saturday. Please note that we do not have a 24 hour reception and rooms/dorms must be vacated by 10am on departure day.

We advise that you do not bring any under 18s over the weekend as the hostel can be lively. Group bookings by phone only please.

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