Youth Hostel La Rochelle

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Conveniently located between the old port and the beach, La Rochelle youth hostel is on the Minimes marina.

January 3 – December 15
Youth hostel available 24 hours a day

Opening hours:
8am-12pm / 3pm-9pm (October to March);
8am-12pm / 2pm-10pm (April to September)

Vacation vouchers accepted
Bank cards accepted

Between Brittany and Aquitaine, the maritime city of La Rochelle is an important place of history in an idyllic setting. Just a few steps from the Minimes marina, La Rochelle youth hostel allows you to discover water sports, local gastronomy and the surrounding beaches. From the youth hostel, explore Île de Ré, Île d’Oléron and Île d’Aix for a change of scenery without leaving France. This youth hostel of the HI France network has received the European Ecolabel for its eco-responsible management. An excellent choice for a green vacation.

Access information about the youth hostel :

services of the youth hostel of La Rochelle


230 beds
70 rooms
Rooms with 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 beds



Available services

Internet access / Bar / Laundry / Luggage room / Garden


Supermarket / Market: 500 m

services of the youth hostel for groups



Available room(s)

2 meeting rooms: 12 seats
1 meeting room: 20 seats
1 meeting room: 50 seats


Parking for coaches

You like
  • Take advantage of the proximity to places of attraction, activities and the marina, a strategic place to discover La Rochelle and its surroundings.
  • Easily explore the Islands, Forts and tourist attractions of the region.
  • Travel responsibly by staying in an Ecolabel youth hostel.

the activities of the youth hostel of La Rochelle

Relax during your stay by the ocean thanks to the many sports, cultural and gastronomic activities in La Rochelle. You can even try atypical sports at sea or take sailing lessons to discover new sensations. Close to the marina, the youth hostel in La Rochelle is surrounded by bars, restaurants, cinemas, bowling alleys… The city of La Rochelle and the surrounding islands are places rich in history and full of monuments to visit such as Fort Boyard. Summer or winter, your stay will be a parenthesis of well-being in the heart of the Atlantic city.

  • Hiking
  • Sailing / Windsurfing
  • Monuments / Castles / Museums
  • Amusement park / Entertainment
  • Beach: 500 m
  • Recreational facilities: 500 m
  • Cultural center: 500 m
  • Historical sites: 500 m

Map & access


Line 10, 19, 42A > La Sole stop (500 m)


La Rochelle (20 min walk)


La Rochelle – Laleu (7 km)


La Rochelle (7 km)

Access by road

From Bordeaux or Nantes > “Port des Minimes”

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