Youth Hostel Cherbourg

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An exceptional location for the Cherbourg-Octeville youth hostel located in a former Navy building.

January 10 – December 16
Youth hostel available 24 hours a day

Reception hours: 9am-1pm, 4pm-11pm

Vacation vouchers accepted
Bank cards accepted
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The Cherbourg-Octeville youth hostel is located in a former Navy building that has been completely restored. At the entrance, pretty palm trees welcome backpackers. Located in the heart of the city center, but also close to the pedestrian streets, the marina and the Cité de la Mer, HI Cherbourg-Octeville youth hostel is an interesting place to discover all the sights of Cherbourg, a maritime city that benefits from the effects of the Gulf Stream : exotic plantations abound.

Access information about the youth hostel :

services of the youth hostel of Cherbourg


99 beds
26 rooms
Rooms with 2, 3, 4, 5 beds



Available services

Internet access / Wifi / Bar / Independent kitchen / Luggage room / Library / Relaxation area / TV room / Bicycle garage


Restaurants / Bars: 50 m
Supermarket / Market: 50 m
Shopping center: 200 m
Exchange office: 200 m

services of the youth hostel for groups



Available room(s)

1 meeting room: 19 seats
1 meeting room: 20 seats
1 meeting room: 60 seats


Single/double rooms for attendants and drivers
Parking for coaches

You like
  • Being in the heart of the city, close to the shops, the marina, the Cité de la Mer and the City Hall.
  • Stay in a youth hostel rich in history, housed in a restored former Navy building.
  • Interact with other travelers over a drink at the hostel bar.
  • Discover a pleasant setting where the surrounding greenery calls for appeasement.

the activities of the youth hostel of Cherbourg

From the HI Cherbourg-Octeville youth hostel you can visit the D-Day beaches, the Channel Islands and discover iconic cultural sites such as the Cité de la Mer, Fort du Roule and the Liberation Museum. With towns such as Barfleur, Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue and Val de Saire not far away, the youth hostel ensures you a stay rich in discoveries. It is also an interesting starting point for water sports and hiking on the GR223 (or customs path).

  • Rowing
  • Sailboat
  • Equitation
  • Sea kayaking
  • Diving
  • Hiking
  • Surfing / Kitesurfing
  • Mountain bike / VTC
  • Monuments / Castles / Museums
  • Amusement park / Entertainment
  • Natural heritage
  • Museums / Art galleries: 50 m
  • Botanical gardens: 50 m
  • Cultural center: 100 m
  • Beach: 3 km

Map & access


Lines 3 and 5 > Stop Chantier (100 m)


Cherbourg (3 km)

Maupertus (10 km)

Cherbourg (3 km)

Access by road

N13 direction “Centre-ville”. Then, direction “Hôtel de Ville”.

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