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Hostel Terschelling

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Stayokay Terschelling has a beautiful location on the top of a dune. Sitting in the hostel’s restaurant or bar, you are treated to a splendid view of the famous shallows of the Wadden! The ferry to the mainland docks within walking distance of the hostel, at the village of West-Terschelling. This seaport village is famous for its pretty commandeurswoningen (‘captain’s homes’), Lutine cannons and the Brandaris lighthouse. Children can have hours of fun on the equipment in the outdoor playground.



General Credit card, bicycle racks, wheelchair accessible
Services Bicycle rental, Laundromat, meeting facilities, children's beds, highchairs, baby intercom
Internet Free! In the hostel wireless internet (wifi) is available in all public area's.
Parking Free public parking is available at/close to the hostel.

Hostel Rules

Check-in 15:00 - 23:00
Check-out 09:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Breakfast 08:00 - 09:30 a.m. Read more about breakfast.
Dinner 17:30 - 19:00. Read more about dinner.
Cancellation and advance payments You pay for your stay at Stayokay in advance. Cancellation terms & conditions apply in the event of a cancellation.
Children and extra beds Free! Children aged 2 years or younger stay at Stayokay for free. No surcharge is payable for baby beds for children aged 2 years or younger. A maximum of one baby bed is permitted per room. Extra beds, children's beds or baby beds are subject to availability and confirmation by the hostel.
Pets Pets are not permitted.
Bed linen You will be given bed linen on arrival to make up your own bed.
Towels are not included. These can be rented at the hostel.

What is there to do on Terschelling?

The surroundings of Stayokay Terschelling offer unlimited possibilities. Be inspired by beautiful nature, discover cultural highlights and enjoy the best activities. And all of this right near the hostel!


  • Beautiful, unspoilt nature
  • The Wadden Sea is a Unesco World Heritage Site
  • Why not visit the Boschplaat: a natural area with high
    dunes, sand plains, marshes, swamps and a forest
  • Terschelling is home to many bird species

Culture & city

  • Visit Museum ‘t Behouden Huys: the exciting history of Whalers
  • The Natuurmuseum: don’t forget to take a look into the sea aquarium
  • The charming village West boasts great shops, terraces and pubs
  • The Wrakkenmuseum: about exciting finds from the sea


  • Discover the island and its beautiful nature on bicycle: it boasts over 70 km of bicycle paths!
  • Go seal spotting
  • Mudflat hiking is a unique and special experience
  • The best group activities

Stayokay Terschelling is beautifully located at the summit of a dune so you get a great view of the mud flats from the restaurant and bar. The hostel is within walking distance of West-Terschelling. There’s a vast range of option for groups and they will benefit from all the hostel’s comforts and facilities.

Facilities in the hostel

The hostel has 35 rooms, each with its own bathroom facilities.


  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 150 beds
  • Arrangement of rooms: 4 x 2-person / 1 x 3-person / 23 x 4-person / 1 x 5-person / 4 x 6-person / 1 x 8-person / 1 x 10-person
  • 3 recreation, rehearsal and conference room


  • Children’s play area
  • Pool
  • Table-top games
  • Darts
  • Table tennis, air hockey
  • Professional lighting and sound equipment

Around the hostel

The hostel’s extensive grounds offer a wide range of things to do:

  • Terrace overlooking the mud flats
  • Garden with lawn and opportunity to barbecue
  • Children’s playground
  • Bicycle racks
  • Car parking (free)
  • Beach volleyball and playing field
  • Bicycle, tandem and trundle cart hire

Actively out and about on Terschelling

Discover the gorgeous surroundings. There are all sorts of things to do!

  • Hiking
  • Cycling (e.g. children’s tandem, children’s bicycle, mountain bike and electric bicycle)
  • Swimming
  • Crazy golf and ten-pin bowling
  • Horse riding
  • Tennis courts (indoor and outdoor)
  • Sea aquarium, seal tour, covered-wagon tour, rafting, power kiting, GPS trail, Blokarting and mud flat excursions.

                   Specific information for your group

Cycling, tracking games in the woods or sports activities on the beach as well as package deals and tailor-made programmes are all possible. In other words, an ideal location for schools. Have a look at all the facilities.

Come to Terschelling and get some fresh air with your sports group or club. Beyond your own sports programme you can go cycling and do all kinds of things on the mud flats and beach. Have a look at the facilities for sports groups.

Rehearsals take place in a separate hall on Terschelling. When you’ve finished, enjoy a chat over a delicious dinner, buffet or barbecue.

If you want to have an unforgettable weekend away with friends, come to Terschelling! Enjoy the sunshine, go for a walk along the country’s widest beach or do something more active like cycling or kite-flying. Make use of the wide range of facilities that the hostel has to offer and explore the magnificent surroundings.

From meetings to workshops, team outings to staff parties: they’re all possible at Stayokay Terschelling. The hostel offers inspiring views across the mud flats!

Public transport

Take the train or (interliner) bus to Harlingen-Haven station. This is where you board the ferry to Terschelling. From Harlingen-Harbour, take the ‘Rederij Doeksen’ ferry. The regular ferry trip takes about 2 hours. There is also a faster line that takes 45 minutes. Departure times depend on the season. When you arrive on Terschelling walk along the bicycle path to the hostel. Or you can take a bus; every route goes past the hostel. Get off at the Dellewal stop. To plan the train trip we recommend to use www.ns.nl.

Private transport

Go to Harlingen. If you are travelling by car, it’s a good idea to reserve a place on the ferry. Bear in mind that ferry service to the island is limited. Departure times depend on the season. For more information, please call Doeksen ferries on 0031 900 363 57 36. For the current Terschelling ferry schedule, please visit www.doeksen.nl.

New address may not yet be found in navigation equipment
Please note: the address details of Stayokay Terschelling have changed as of januari 1, 2010. In case you are using navigation equipment to get to the hostel and you are unable to locate the hostel using the current address, please try to enter our former address: Burg. van Heusdenweg 39, 8881 EE, Terschelling

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Private room

2-bedded private room including breakfast - - - - - 69,00
4-bedded private room including breakfast - - - - - 119,00
6-bedded private room including breakfast - - - - - 169,00

Shared rooms

Bed on a 6- to 8-bedded room including breakfast (mixed room) - - - - - 28,20
Bed on a 6- to 8-bedded room including breakfast (single-sex room) - - - - - 28,20
Bed on 4-bedded room including breakfast (mixed room) - - - - - 29,80
Bed on 4-bedded room including breakfast (single-sex room) - - - - - 29,80

Includes breakfast

A full breakfast buffet is always included with a night’s accommodation. The buffet consists of organic bread, meats with a Beter Leven quality seal, fresh fruit, different kinds of fresh juices, dairy products, and various spreads.

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