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Bedford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great location on the cliffside with amazing views,and on the coastal path with a short walk to the beach. Typically comfortable yha accommodation with everything you need, including a huge well stocked kitchen, cosy separate lounge and outside seating. The parking was an added bonus.

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Stewart T, Manager at YHA Poppit Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for your review following your stay at YHA Poppit Sands. Sounds as though you had a good stay and we look forward to hopefully seeing you again. Regards Stewart T

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very pleasant and well maintained hostel with superb views over the bay - we saw dolphins jumping in the sea beneath us ! The drawbacks to the location are firstly parking. Its limited and apparently local farmers are quick to report parking infringements to the police ( fair enough ! ), so the alternative is to use the carp park...

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Stewart T, Manager at YHA Poppit Sands, responded to this review

Diolch yn fawr / Thank you for your review following your stay at YHA Poppit Sands. Glad to hear you saw the dolphins jumping out in the bay and enjoyed the views from the hostel. Unfortunately given our location we do suffer with the parking and steps which is a problem out of our control. We try our best to...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The hostel is up on the hillside with steps down to the front of the building. Great views across the bay. Enjoyed watching fireworks over in Gwbert - thank you for that! Lovely beach - sea was stunning. Great facility for a party of people to use together (we were 24 in all). Walks along the headland give amazing views...

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Stewart T, Manager at YHA Poppit Sands, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your weekend here at YHA Poppit Sands, apart from Friday you had some great weather to enjoy the surrounding area. Glad you enjoyed the fireworks, can't guarantee this every time though! Good to hear you spotted the seals too, lots of guests have been spotting them recently too. Many thanks for the review and we...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Located in stunning countryside overlooking an estuary, this could be the perfect place to escape to, we were given a very warm welcome by Glynis, who was looking after the Hostel during our stay. We are becoming hooked on YHA Hostel holidays, they are comfortable, informal and we have got to meet some very interesting people since we began using...

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Stewart T, Manager at YHA Poppit Sands, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review following your trip to YHA Poppit Sands last week. You certainly managed to fit lots in during your stay! I'm impressed that you managed the hills at Moylgrove on a bike. Sounds as though you had a good boat trip as well. The wildlife is amazing out at sea and seeing the Gannets diving in...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

A great place to stay - up a steep narrow road, parking limited (but easily manageable if everybody cooperates) , then down some steps. But see that as part of its charm. Stunning views over the sea, beautiful relaxed atmosphere, great warden. Just wonderful!

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Stewart T, Manager at YHA Poppit Sands, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your time here at YHA Poppit Sands. We look forward to hopefully seeing you again. Stewart.

nottm
Reviewed 29 April 2016

A self-catering volunteer run youth hostel. Fantastic location, up a very steep hill from Poppit Sands itself. A bus goes as far as the Beach cafe then it's a walk! Lovely views out over the sea. Away from it all ...

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Stewart T, Manager at YHA Poppit Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I hope the view made up for the walk up the hill, sounds like it did! Glad you enjoyed the stay at the hostel and of course the view. We hope to see you again at the hostel.

London
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This is a really lovely YHA hostel in an unbeatable location. It overlooks beautiful Poppit Sands beach, from high up on the hillside in a secluded setting. You need to have a car to reach it, especially if with young children, otherwise it's a steep 15 minute walk from the car park at the bottom. The hostel itself is beautifully...

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Stewart T, Manager at YHA Poppit Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay here at YHA Poppit Sands. We hope to see you again shortly. Stewart T Hostel Manager

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I've stayed in hostels before, but mostly during a but of travelling a few years ago, so not in the UK. I must say, I was pleasantly surprised by the standard of this hostel. I suspect it's had a recent makeover, the kitchen is modern, clean and well equipped. The lounge room is comfortable. The showers are good and the...

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Stewart T, Manager at YHA Poppit Sands, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

YHA Poppit sands is a nice little place with friendly staff, great views, good well-equipped kitchen, and above all great views. However for some families it may not be an ideal getaway. Here are a few things I noticed during last stay: 1. Almost no mobile phone coverage 2. Location with a single lane 1 mile road up the steep...

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Stewart T, Manager at YHA Poppit Sands, responded to this review

Diolch yn fawr / Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again sometime. Regards Stewart T

manchester
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Visited poppit with my friend. Two middle age ladies, fit and active however the 59 steps down and the lack of parking drove us to despair. Despite this volunteer Helen was absolutely wonderful and helped us and others in every way she could to make our stay pleasureable. We also made some great friends. Recommendations would be, remove the large...

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Stewart T, Manager at YHA Poppit Sands, responded to this review

Diolch yn fawr / Thank you for your review. Unfortunatley we have approach the local farmer on numerous occasions who owns most of the surrounding land here and he has turned down our request for renting the field for parking. Apologies for any inconvienece this may have caused during your stay. Regards Stewart T

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Poppit Sands is set in five acres of grounds stretching down to the sea, overlooking a fantastic Blue Flag beach that’s occasionally visited by bottlenose dolphins, seals and porpoises in summer. Horse-riding, cycle hire, boat trips and good fishing and birdwatching holidays are all available in the area - great for a family activity break. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Poppit Sands

Address: Sea View | Poppit, Cardigan SA43 3LP, Wales
Region: United Kingdom > Wales > Ceredigion > Cardigan
Price Range: $32 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Poppit Sands 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“1 en-suite room available. Mostly bunk beds. Excellent communal areas.”
 of 5 bubbles Tinalemarechal, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“there is a choice, we chose a private room”
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 of 5 bubbles MikeP_Mawsley, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Usually you're allocaed a room/dorm. Sea views obviously great!”
 of 5 bubbles catme, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
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