Whether you're a backpacker, budget traveler, family or group of friends, you will enjoy Plymouth's only Backpackers. Our extremely friendly establishment offers a warm welcome, great value for money and a fantastic stay to all our guests.

We have 11 bedrooms in total, including single rooms, twin rooms, family rooms and larger rooms for groups of people looking to share.


Centrally located, you’re guaranteed to have all the city’s sights within easy reach, and our team will do everything possible to make you feel comfortable throughout your stay. Our goal is to provide both a superior customer experience and great value for money.

We are a short walk from the centre of Plymouth, main bus/coach station, train station, Brittany Ferry Port that provides cross Channel Ferries to France and Spain, and the Cremyll Ferry that takes foot passengers to Cornwall. We are on the main bus route to any location within Plymouth and the surrounding areas.

The hotel is a popular stop over point for Ramblers/Walkers and Cyclists on the South West Coast Path, its closest point to us is only a few metres away.

Local Aldi and Lidl supermarkets, launderettes, barbershops/hairdressers, eateries and pubs are all located on the same street as us just a few minutes’ walk away.

We are also located near some of Plymouth's top pubs, clubs, and theatres. Plymouth's idyllic waterfront (The Hoe) and the Barbican are just a 5-10 walk from Plymouth Backpackers.

We accommodate large bookings on a regular basis, often in excess of fifty people.

As well as individuals, couples, families, small groups of friends and co-workers, we also offer accommodation for large groups. We regularly host foreign and domestic school groups as well as large groups of adults from all over the world. We do offer in-house catering for group bookings (breakfast, packed lunches and evening meals). For any further information regarding group bookings, please contact us directly, via email or telephone.  

Whether you're a backpacker or a budget traveler you will enjoy Plymouth's only Backpackers. Our extremely friendly hostel offers a warm welcome and a fantastic stay to all our guests.

For a full list of our Facilities and a list of the surrounding Sites and Attractions (and their distances from us), please scroll down to the bottom of this page.



All bedding and towels are provided free of charge.

All of our rooms have a television and a kettle.

We offer free WiFi (super fast Virgin fibre optic broadband) throughout the hotel in every room.

A shared kitchen, lounge and dining area is available to all our guests to use between the hours of 7am – 11pm seven days a week. *Due to government restrictions (as a result of Covid) this facility is not available to guests until further notice

A complimentary basic breakfast including tea/coffee, toast and a large selection of cereals is available to all guests (free of charge) every morning between 7am-11am. *Due to government restrictions (as a result of Covid) this facility is not available to guests until further notice

Free tea and coffee is available all day (7am-11pm) to guests in the lounge/dining area. *Due to government restrictions (as a result of Covid) this facility is not available to guests until further notice

Parking: there is on-street parking available right outside the hotel (on Manor Street) which is free for 22 hours a day. There is a permit holder only restriction between the hours of 1pm – 3pm. However, we do offer parking permits (if we have availability, we are only issued a certain amount per month) for guests that wish to leave their vehicles parked during the restricted hours. We charge £4 per permit.

We are pet friendly!  We love animals here at Plymouth Backpackers

A Laundry Service is available to guests, it is £5.00 per load (Wash and Fold), please ask at Reception for further Details.

We offer special rates for large Group Bookings as well as catering options (Breakfasts, Dinners and Packed lunches). Please contact the backpackers directly for further information.

Staff are onsite 24 hours a day, however the reception is only open between 4pm-12am daily.

We are open 365 days a year.

There is CCTV throughout the hotel for guest and staff safety.

Our location is extremely convenient for visitors:

Property surroundings and Attractions

City Centre                                                                 0.4 mi

Plymouth Coach Station                                              0.7 mi

Plymouth Railway Station                                            0.9 mi

The Barbican                                                              0.8 mi

Ferry Port (Brittany Ferries)                                         0.6 mi


Aldi                                                                           150 yd

Lidl                                                                            0.3 mi

Sainsbury’s                                                                0.7 mi

Tesco                                                                         0.7 mi

Marks & Spencer                                                        0.8 mi


KFC                                                                            0.1 mi

McDonalds                                                                  0.6 mi

Burger King                                                                 0.4 mi

Nandos                                                                       0.9 mi             


The Palace Theatre                                                      40 yd

St Peter and the Holy Apostles                                     0.2 mi

Plymouth Pavillions                                                      0.2 mi

Wetherspoons (The Union Rooms)                                0.3 mi

Genting and Grosvenor Casinos                                    0.3 mi

Cathedral Church of St Mary and St Boniface                 0.3mi

West Hoe Park                                                            0.5 mi

Viking Stone                                                                0.5 mi

Royal William Yard                                                       0.6 mi

Plymouth Hoe                                                              0.6 mi

Sir Francis Drake Statue                                              0.6 mi

Plymouth Naval Memorial                                             0.6 mi

Smeatons Tower                                                         0.7 mi

Plymouth University                                                    0.7 mi

The School Of Marine Science and Engineering            0.8 mi

Devil’s Point                                                               0.8 mi

Plymouth Gin Distillery                                               0.8 mi

The Box (Museum)                                                     0.8 mi

Royal Citadel                                                              0.8 mi

Devonport Park                                                           0.9 mi

Central Park                                                               0.9 mi

Mayflower Steps Memorial                                           0.9 mi

The Mayflower Museum                                               0.9 mi

Drakes Island                                                             1.0 mi

Sutton Harbour                                                           1.0 mi

National Marine Aquarium                                            1.0 mi

Drake Circus Shopping Centre                                     1.2 mi

Plymouth Argyle Home Park Football Stadium              1.4 mi

Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park                  1.4 mi

HMNB Devonport                                                       2.0 mi

Mount Gould Hospital                                                 2.0 mi

Tamar Science Park                                                   3.8 mi

Derriford Hospital                                                        4.6 mi

National Trust Saltrum                                                6.8 mi

Dartmoor National Park                                               9.0 mi

Newquay Cornwall Airport                                           37.6 mi

Exeter International Airport                                          41.2 mi