The Youth Hostel for everyone

Our Youth Hostel

modern, comfortable and welcoming

  • Privileged location Facing the Abbaye aux Dames

    Located in the heart of Saintes and close to the Charente, our youth hostel is ideally located. Explore this city of art and history, walk through hiking trails or embark on river boats.


  • A great destination Visit the surroundings

    The hostel is a great starting point to enjoy the wealth of our region such as the islands of Ré, Aix and Oléron, Fort Boyard, the Marais Poitevin, the Pays de Cognac, the Futuroscope or the Puy du Fou !

  • Parking In front of our hostel

    Even in the city center you can park very easily thanks to the large parking lot in front of the hostel. Coaches park in front of our youth hostel’s door for the happiness of their passengers !


  • Friendly staff beautify your trip

    Whether you come alone or in groups, whatever the reason for your stay, we will be happy to receive you and make you enjoy the attractions of our region (coast to 30 km).


  • Functional spaces For your comfort

    Showers and toilets in every room, WiFi, self-service restaurant, meeting room and accommodation for groups, the hostel is equipped with modern means to receive you in the best conditions.





Whether you are a backpacker, a family, a group of friends, a school, a sports group, come and stay in our youth hostel!

Saintes Youth Hostel invites you in a privileged, quiet and green place to stay. We are situated in the heart of the city, beside the week-known “Abbaye aux Dames” offering numerous opportunities to discover the charms of Saintes and Charente-Maritime.


Open all year (except Christmas holidays)
Check-out before 10 a.m. and check-in from 5 p.m. onwards (6 p.m. on weekends and holidays)

Reception hours:
Weekdays: From 8 a.m. to midday and from 5 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
Weekend : From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 6 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.


    • Accomodation : 24 rooms, 88 beds
    • Wifi accessible everywhere in the youth hostel
    • Catering for groups (lunch and dinner – reservation required beforehand) and a dinner menu for individuals
    • Lounge, television
    • Launderette
    • Luggage shop
    • Meeting rooms
    • Public parking in front of the youth hostel




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Room rates

24 rooms and 88 beds available

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Our Hostel is run by a non-profit organization. In addition to accommodation and catering, our purpose is to promote friendly encounters in a warm atmosphere, secularism and openness to the world.

As an association, you need a Member’s card to benefit from our services and allowing you to join our international network of Youth Hostels. The amount is determined as follows:

Membership Annual fare
Teenager 7.00 €
Adult 11.00 €
Family 20.00 €
Group 50.00 €
NB : the teenager fare also applies to students, job seekers and people with disabilities.


Our catering team offers adapted formulas to suit your needs (upon reservation).

– Hot meal : 11.50 €
– Packed lunch : 8.30 €

Groups (schools and academic)
– Hot meal : 9.40 €
– Packed lunch : 7.60 €

Families et individuals
– Menu from 7.10 € to 10.80 €

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Group accomodation

Tailor-made answers and a successful stay guaranteed

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Contact us

- For more information, call us at +33 (0)5 46 92 14 92 -

    General enquiry