The Full Moon Hostel

An eco-friendly Backpackers Hostel situated in the very heart of Bristol's famous cultural district of Stokes Croft, our shared and private rooms provide accommodation for tourists and travellers visiting alone or as part of a group, within a minute’s walk from the City Centre.

Our lively hostel is ideal anyone looking to explore our much-loved, diverse and culturally wealthy city. With over 70 beds and a range of different room-types, guests have free access to our busy bar, live music venue and large courtyard allowing plenty of opportunity to socialise with people from all around the world. Fully equipped to make your stay as comfortable and as enjoyable as possible, if you’re looking for a good time in Bristol’s artistic and vibrant haven this is the perfect hostel for you!

For a year throughout 2015/16 we underwent a hugely exciting project, calling on artists from Bristol and all over the world to decorate the hostel’s rooms, each bringing an entirely unique theme and style. In line with Bristol's rich artistic and cultural scene, you'll find some fantastic artwork on display here whichever room you end up in!
Guests at The Full Moon Backpackers get free entry to our weekend events at The Full Moon Pub and Attic Bar. We were recently voted by The Guardian as one of the Top 10 Best Clubs in the UK, you'll get the chance to experience a guaranteed great night out at a much-loved Bristol venue hosting local and internationally recognised Bands/DJs every weekend.

Check out our price list below, please note we DO NOT accept guests aged under 18.

Prices are £1 more per person in Dormitory Rooms on Friday and Saturday nights. Prices may be subject to different rates on Bank Holidays, Christmas, NYE and when special events are on in Bristol.

Our hostel is suitable for:

  • Travellers
  • Backpackers
  • Euro-hoppers
  • Tourists
  • Sightseers
  • Holiday
  • Makers
  • Explorers
  • Globetrotters
  • Vacationers

We discourage:

  • Large groups (i.e. Stag groups, hen parties & sports teams).

We ask that groups over 8 people please contact us directly to make a reservation:

0117 9245 007

GUESTS MUST HAVE VALID I.D (i.e. Passport, Driver’s license).

These requirements are to ensure not only the security and comfort of our guests, but to maintain the exciting atmosphere and friendly environment which are hostel is proud to offer. There will be no refund for bookings which fail to meet these requirements on arrival.

Room A

A twin room located on the ground floor of the hostel. With its doors opening onto the large courtyard of our premises, the room has two single beds, full disabled access, widescreen TV and en-suite bathroom facilities.


Room B
The Botanical Garden

Local stoner/activist and graffiti artist Haka created our botanical garden room, where guests can explore the beauty of the natural world. A colourful gallery of butterflies, lady birds and moths surround the bunks of the...

Room C

A vibrant and acrobatic scene covers the surfaces of Room C, a truly jovial and cheerful room which is abundant with energy and vintage warmth. Artist Leri has bestowed us with a friendly illustrated scene which appears to...

Room D

Exploring the theme of dreams, Object’s work is a lucid and colourful depiction of a pensive journey through the mind. Sprawled right across the walls of the dormitory it’s a surreal adventure which gently drifts towards the...

Room E
The Garden of Eden

Our Garden of Eden room boasts a leafy landscape with a truly calming effect. Visitors are invited to become absorbed in the tranquil undergrowth and gaze out onto the horizon towards the still and distant sea. Local Arist...

Room F

An otherworldly aura of floating trails, beams of light and dream like haze surrounds the bunks in our freedom room. Accompanied by a series of ornate phrases pondering the nature of the term freedom and its elusive and...

Room G
Goddess Room

Painted by DB Doobles aka Dan Bowler, Room G is garnished with powerful cosmic and spiritual symbolism. Spiralling floral mandalas and intricate patterns crawl across the walls of the dormitory. Whilst in the centre of the...

Room H

As informative as it is decorative, Room H’s artwork undertakes a history lesson for visitors who may not be familiar with the historical importance of the City of Bristol. Characters from different corners of the city’s past...

Room I

Our three bed dorm, Room I, focuses on renowned Bristol Icons, celebrating heroes of our city’s wealthy cultural heritage old and new. The art expresses a common theme in artist Tim Stephens work, often focusing on iconic...

Room J
Jumble 'N' Junk

Inspired by the unexpected beauty to be found hidden amongst the scraps and tyres of old junk yards. Rosie McClay’s artwork for this dormitory incorporates rusted and commonly abandoned objects with the animals that inhabit...

Room K

Local artist Chu was invited to create a piece which incorporated the entire room, with only the letter K for guidance and the instruction to ensure no surface remained untouched. The result was a full kaleidoscopic experience...

Room L
The Ladies Room

Illustrator, screen printer and mural painter Amber Elise, has created a uniquely feminine environment for our Ladies room. Employing classic and well-loved images and tropes to recreate the distinctly ladylike – a delicate,...

Room M

Room M’s décor imaginatively recreates the feel of a swampy, humid undergrowth – a green mass of vines and swamp encompassing the room.

We have 2 Private Double Rooms available if you don't want to share a dorm with...

Top floor flat

We have just completed the renovation of the old manager's flat into 3 double bedrooms.

More info to follow.

Top floor flat 1