Overlooking Swanage Bay and the Jurassic Coast, this YHA hostel is 250 metres from Swanage’s Blue Flag sandy beach. It offers affordable accommodation, free parking, a restaurant and laundry facilities. The majority of rooms contain bunk beds. Each morning cooked English and continental breakfasts are available at an extra cost, whilst the restaurant offers traditional meals throughout the day. Guests have use of self-catering kitchen facilities and packed lunches are also available. Guests can relax in the impressive lounge, which boasts wood-panelled walls, luxurious sofas and a huge chandelier. There is also a selection of games, a TV and Wi-Fi access is available in all public areas of YHA Swanage. The Victorian Pier and Swanage Steam railway are both within a 10-minute walk of the YHA Swanage. This beautiful coastal town has a good selection of cafes, restaurants and shops.