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Situated on the edge of Dartmoor with direct access to the moor we offer friendly budget accommodation for families, groups and individuals. This Devon Hostel provides self-catering, bed and breakfast or full board accommodation although special diets (e.g. gluten-free) require advance notice. A range of over 20 different adventure activities can be booked including Big Oke Abseil, high ropes, archery, rock climbing, gorge scrambling, mountain boarding, watersports, cycling and pony-trekking. Cycle Hire available on site. During school holidays the Rail Bar serves beer, wine and local cider. Parking for 28 cars.
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54Somewhat walkable
Grade: 54 out of 100
32Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
9Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews games room self catering kitchen gorge scrambling climbing wall bike hire on site en suite family room converted railway activity staff old railway devon coast to coast evening meal perfect base reception staff family holiday great stop cycle route lovely place
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this online and at the time hadn’t realised that although it was half term week for us, it wasn’t half term in Devon, so the hostel wasn’t very busy. Before leaving for our trip to Okehampton, I checked on-line to see what time...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Brilliant. Great building with everything you need in the town and the hostal is well stocked. Easy parking, railway stuff next door and a cycle trail.Comfy beds..... I didn't ever want to get up..aaah lovely..More

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Mary S, Marketing manager at YHA OkehamptonResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at YHA Okehampton and that you enjoyed your sleep in particular. We hope you took a ride down the Granite Way cycle track to see the viaduct and the moors....More

Reviewed September 12, 2018

Used this YHA for 2 nights of "Devon coast to coast and back cycling weekend" (Ilfracombe to Plymouth and back). Ideal location, great facilities, friendly staff. Catered with some notice for our vegan friend at breakfast. Short walk into town for pubs and food. Right...More

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Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Mary S, Marketing Manager at YHA OkehamptonResponded September 15, 2018

Thanks for the feedback on your cycling weekend doing the coast to coast. Hope you enjoyed the ride as it can be challenging with the hills on north Devon. I’ll pass on your comments to the catering team, who try hard to provide good food...More

Reviewed September 4, 2018

YHA Okehampton was my first experience of hosteling. It was a way of getting my children away from the city and into the country without breaking the bank. I was delighted with the hostel in one way and felt it could do better in another....More

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Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from Mary S, Marketing manager at YHA OkehamptonResponded November 5, 2018

Many thanks for the fantastic feedback on your stay at YHA Okehampton and on your activities with Adventure Okehampton, our activity centre. We are really happy that the staff team, from reception to catering and activities, got such high praise, and that you had a...More

Reviewed August 29, 2018

We have used this place twice now as a overnight stay on our travels. Clean rooms, value for money as it was 10 people for £149... cant complain. Helpful staff, convenient shop and self catering facilities. Thanks for another great stay 😀More

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Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Donna-Marie-Mcmyler
Response from Mary S, Marketing Manager at YHA OkehamptonResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for your feedback on your stay at YHA Okehampton. We are happy to accommodate all people, whether they want a family holiday or just an overnight stopover on their way to Cornwall. As you say, we have both self catering kitchens and catering,...More

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"Go elsewhere"
Apr. 2, 2018
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"I guess to book a private room, especially for families, is the best. Not experienced that."
Aug. 16, 2017
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"Nearer the lounge rather than the games room"
Jun. 3, 2017
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"Be prepared for the uphill walk back to hostel after visiting the town centre."
Apr. 19, 2017
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US$68 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandDartmoor National ParkOkehampton
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