This former courthouse building dates to 1856 and was opened as a youth hostel by HM the Queen in 2011. Alnwick Youth Hostel is a 4* hostel and offers comfortable rooms and a warm welcome. Alnwick Youth Hostel is located in the centre of the medieval market town of Alnwick in North Northumberland. A great base for exploring the beautiful coastline, castles and countryside of Northumberland. The hostel is located right in the heart of Alnwick, just a stones throw from Alnwick Castle and Gardens and from Barter Books - home of the original 'Keep Calm & Carry On' poster. Harry Potter fans will recognise the castle from the early films. Just 4 miles away are some glorious beaches and a little further will lead you to ancient ruined castles and wonderful deserted coastal walks. All our rooms are en-suite and all bed linen is included. Comfortable single sex dorm rooms, family rooms and private bunk rooms are available. The hostel has a well equipped self catering kitchen, lounge and bright dining room. You will also find laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi. Alnwick Youth Hostel's Policies & Conditions: Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival. Check in from 16:00 to 21:00 . Check out before 10:00 . Taxes included. Breakfast not included. General: No curfew. Child friendly. Non smoking. Reception open: 08:00 - 10:00 & 16:00 - 21:00hrs daily (restricted hours in winter) This hostel is independently owned and operated, working in partnership with YHA Early- and Late Check-Ins may be available - please call to inform us. * Additional fees may apply Photo ID required at check in. Under 18's should be accompanied by an adult. 16&17 year olds wishing to travel unaccompanied should contact the hostel prior to booking. This is a family friendly hostel. Please remember our neighbours and other guests when returning to the hostel.