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Oostende - De Ploate

Langestraat 72, Ostend, 8400, Belgium

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Overall Rating 91%

This brand-new beach hostel has a modern look and an excellent location: right in the city centre of Ostend and within a stone’s throw of the beach and seafront.

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Ostend Hostel

Hostel Ostend

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

If your group is looking for a hostel in Belgium that combines the very best of the city with the beach, then our hostel in Ostend could be the one for you.

Because not only is it a mere 150 metres from the beach, the railway station is also within walking distance. And for those groups looking for a little retail therapy, this is a perfect base for shopaholics with streets lined with stores to suit every budget.

Groups looking for a little culture should head to Leopold Park and find the statue of ‘Dikke Mathille’ (Fat Mathilde) after which some local brews have also been named. If you are in Ostend at the right time of year, you can also see the Floral Clock which is made from 20,000 flowers and plants with the time being reset every day.

Food plays a large part in any visit to Belgium and Ostend is no different. First class fish restaurants can be found here and if you are looking for the traditional then make sure you sample the famous Moules-frites. Delicious!

Most of Ostend is accessible on foot from the hostel, but to get a little further afield, why not hire a bike?

School groups will have a ball mixing up adventure with sightseeing. Check out the museums in the morning before spending an afternoon at the beach learning how to sand cart. And don’t miss a visit to the aquarium.

As always our staff at the hostel are more than happy to help groups with their itineraries and can quite often secure some local discounts. So whatever your reason for visiting Ostend with a group, why not make an enquiry at our hostel now?

Group facilities & services

Group facilities & services
  • Suitable for Special Occasions
  • Parking for coaches (on or near site)
  • Packed Lunches
  • Rooms for leaders and drivers
  • Catering/meal service
  • Meeting room/communal area for group use

Hostel Suitable For

  • Friends/Family
  • Interest Group
  • Other
  • School Group
  • Sports Group
  • University/College Group
  • Tour Operator
  • ESN

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Free
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car parking nearby
  • Car Parking Nearby Distance - Less than 500 m
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 04 Feb to 03 Nov

Reception:
From 08:00 to 23:00
Check-in:
From 15:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +32 (0)59 80 52 97

Fax. +32 (0)59 80 92 74

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Oostende’s beach and seafront (Less than 500 m)
  • Visserskaai: fish market/boats (Mercator&Amandine) (Less than 500 m)
  • The James Ensor House (Less than 500 m)

See the full list of attractions

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (5 to 10km)
  • Beach (Less than 500m)
  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (2 to 3km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Swimming pool (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Water park (5 to 10km)
  • Wooded Area (500m - 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Ferry/Boat
Oostende - Zeebrugge 30km - Calais 60km.
Alternate Transport
City centre 1 km from the train station. 1 km from ferrie terminal. 300m from beach. 200m Parking Mijnplein
Car
200m from the hostel.
Rail
Oostende train station
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Fishing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sand Yachting
  • Scuba / Snorkelling
  • Skateboarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Team-Building
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Windsurfing
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Fishing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sand Yachting
  • Scuba / Snorkelling
  • Skateboarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Team-Building
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Windsurfing
Sustainability

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