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YHA Celebrates Top 5 Ranking in Best UK Hotel Category

Hostelling International would like to be the first to congratulate YHA England & Wales on their top 5 ranking in the Best UK Hotel category in the recent Guardian, Observer and guardian.co.uk Readers’ Travel Awards 2012.

YHA England & Wales was ranked at number 4 behind the luxury chains hotels, Sofitel, Hotel Du Vin & Bistro and Malmaison. Marriott was ranked at number 5 in the category.

YHA Beverley Friary lounge
YHA Beverley Friary lounge

Caroline White, Chief Executive of YHA (England and Wales), explained: “As an organisation YHA has come a long way in recent years and this award recognises our progress in becoming an outstanding accommodation provider. More and more individuals and families are discovering not only what great value accommodation we have, but the overall experience we provide.”

Many hostels now boast private en-suite rooms, restaurants and bars and some even have honeymoon suites! YHA London Central was even recently praised for its comfort, location, great value and facilities in the French edition of the international ‘lifestylist’ magazine for women.

YHA Grinton Lodge en suite
YHA Grinton Lodge en suite

Our Destination of the Month for September was England & Wales, so whether you’re looking for a beach hostel in Cornwall or an activity hostel in Snowdonia, you’ll find an incredible hostel just for you!

Alternatively, click here to see all Hostels in England & Wales!

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