Central Hostel La Rochelle

Auberge de jeunesse La Rochelle

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Immerse yourself in the old town of La Rochelle

Nestled in one of the most picturesque neighbourhoods of the city, Central Hostel La Rochelle is perfectly located to explore the city and its historical monuments. Just a few steps away from the Old Port and the towers, the Hostel offers a complete immersion in the local life of La Rochelle.

Stroll through the cobblestone streets of the city for a journey back in time, go for a boat ride to admire the coastal landscapes, or explore the city by bike for a sporty experience. Your stay in La Rochelle promises to be full of discoveries.


In the heart
of the center
city history


Very close to
the Old Port and
sites tourist


A place open to
travelers and
the locals

The comfort of a hostel in La Rochelle

Comfortable dorms

Experience social interaction during your trip to La Rochelle by staying in one of our dorms. The Youth Hostel offers 18 dorms ranging from 2 to 12 people, mixed or exclusively for women, which you can share or privatise according to your preferences. The custom-made beds are equipped with individual curtains, USB outlets, secured lockers, and shared bathrooms, ensuring optimal comfort during your stay at Central Hostel La Rochelle.

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Luxurious rooms

Central Hostel La Rochelle offers spacious and comfortable double rooms. With a large double bed, a relaxation area, and a sofa corner for your family stay, our rooms have been designed to provide an unforgettable experience in our Youth Hostel in the heart of the old town.

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What if
we don’t
sleep ?

Central Hostel offers a schedule of activities including concerts, DJ sets, happy hour, film screenings, music quiz nights, painting classes, sports events and so on. There’s something to suit everyone’s preferences.

group offer

At Central, we know that the best memories are the ones we share. Whether you are organizing a school getaway, a business trip, a sports competition or a family reunion, our hostels are designed to accommodate you in large numbers. With adapted facilities and personalized service, we do everything we can to ensure that your group enjoys an unforgettable experience.

The comfort of a hostel in La Rochelle

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Frequently asked questions

What is the check-in and check-out policy for dorms/rooms at Central Hostel La Rochelle ?

Arrival: from 3:00 p.m.
Departure: 11:00 a.m.
Late check-out time: 1:00 p.m.
Late check-outs (after 11:00 a.m. and before 1:00 p.m.) may incur additional charges.
Early check-in and late check-out fee: €5.00

Does Central Hostel La Rochelle have a luggage storage service ?

A luggage service is at your disposal to allow you to walk around the city while waiting for your room to be available or for your flight/train to arrive.

Luggage service: €5/token.

Does Central Hostel La Rochelle have lockers ?

Lockers, always more lockers! In the dorms, each bed has a lockable locker. If you haven’t brought your padlock, you can buy one at reception.

Does the Hostel in La Rochelle have a laundry service ?

Central Hostel La Rochelle offers a laundry service.

Laundry service: €5/token

What are the breakfast times at the La Rochelle Hostel ?

We offer a breakfast formula at €5.50 with hot drinks, fruit juice, pastries or hot bread and white cheese muesli.

Breakfast is served every day from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the dining room of our Restaurant.

Breakfast cannot be served in the room.



05 79 87 02 75

16 rue de l’Escale
17000 La Rochelle

How to come from the airport?

Bus 1 towards « ZA Aytré »

15 minutes in car / 20 minutes by bike

How to come from train station?

Bus 1 towards “La Pallice” / Bus 3 towards “Lagord”

15 minutes on foot / 5 minutes by bike

How to come by bus?

Bus 1 / Bus 2 / Bus 3