Youth Hostel Pau


In the Bearn region, close to all attractions and at the foot of the Pyrenees, Pau youth hostel is an ideal spot to visit the region.

Residence Michel Hounau 30 ter, rue Michel Hounau 64000 Pau

Open all year round

Reception hours:
Monday to Friday > 10am-12pm/1pm-4.30pm/5.30pm-8.30pm

Bank cards accepted

Pau youth hostel welcomes travelers all year round. So whether you are a backpacker, a pilgrim or a tourist looking for an economical solution, come and discover this city at the foot of the Pyrenees. Between a rich architectural heritage, a dynamic student population and the proximity of the mountains, you are sure to find something to do while staying in Pau. And because of its geographical location, the city regularly hosts the Tour de France. So if you want to see the caravans and their cyclists, come and stay in this youth hostel in Pau at the beginning of the summer.

Access information about the youth hostel :

services of the youth hostel of Pau


22 beds
3 rooms
8 apartments with 2 beds



Available services

Internet access / Wifi / Independent kitchen / Laundry / Luggage room / Garden / Bike garage


Restaurant: 500 m
Grocery store / Market: 1.6 km

services of the youth hostel for groups



Available room(s)

2 meeting rooms: 30 seats


Single/double rooms for attendants and drivers

You like
  • Enjoy the terrace or the garden of HI Pau with other travelers to exchange on various anecdotes.
  • Stroll through the old town and soak up the atmosphere of the southwest.
  • Having the Pyrenees close to the youth hostel in Pau for a day hike.
  • Discover the traditions of the city: the Bearnais carnival, the free concerts at the Théâtre de Verdure…

the activities of the youth hostel of Pau

Throughout the year, the capital of Bearn welcomes travelers in search of new adventures. By staying in this youth hostel in Pau, you are at the foot of the Pyrenees. This implies a multitude of activities for your vacations: canoeing, kayaking, white water swimming, rafting, air-boating, hiking, mountain biking / VTC, paragliding, ULM… The hardest part will be to choose. And if you prefer to discover the charm of the city, Pau offers you some nice surprises: the castle, the Beaumont park, the Saint-Jacques church, the fine arts museum and many others.

  • Canoe
  • Kayak
  • Whitewater swimming
  • Rafting / Air-boat
  • Hiking
  • Mountain bike / VTC
  • Free flight (paragliding, ULM…)
  • Bike
  • Monuments / Castles / Museums
  • Natural heritage
  • Amusement park / Entertainment
  • Theater: 1.7 km
  • Castle: 1.8 km
  • Water sports stadium: 2.1 km
  • Canoe and kayak rental: 3.8 km
  • Golf: 10 km

Map & access


Pau (2 km)


Uzein (10 km)

Access by road

From the train station or the highway > follow Cœur de Ville > Boulevard Alsace Lorraine > rue Michel Hounau

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