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YHA Hawkshead

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Ambleside, Hawkshead LA22 0QD, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the pods at this YHA Hostel; basically a well insulated hut with power and nothing else, which is just what we expected. A great substitute for a tent, with all the necessary facilities available within about 100m: clean toilets, great showers, communal kitchen and drying room. They also do cooked breakfasts and dinners if you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely staff,really family friendly.we're a family of 5 with 2 hard work toddlers.we were made to feel right at home,even tho we were in a pod we were made to feel at home in the big house!kids loved the games room,tv and, pool table.basic,cheap but everything a camping family needs and a bit more!will definitely go back.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

YHA HAWKSHEAD is comfortably placed at lake Estwaite. And the small village shows the inspiration Poet William wordsworth took from. Great place to stay. We were a family of 4 adults, so we booked a room with 4 beds(bunks). Self catering kitchen was the highlight. staff were polite. services were good. winderemere is only about 20 kins drive from here.... More

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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly, helpful staff as always. We stayed in a camping pod and ate in the dining room. I don't know anywhere else you could accommodate a family of 4 for £60 a night and feed them for £15. Good quality food and good choices.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first experience of staying in a camping pod, and I can't wait to try it again. The perfect middle ground between camping in a tent and sleeping in a hotel room. The pod we had was large, clean, well equipped (ie solid walls, plug sockets and a heater - what more could you need?) and we loved... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel consists of several buildings around an old mansion in a pretty park. The area is outstandingly beautiful and quiet, with narrow lanes, hills and a lake. The house has its own off-road car park. The bunkrooms are basic but spacious with nice big windows and a beautiful view over the lake. There are not very many sockets. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked to camp at Hawkshead YHA but ended up staying in a private room due to issues with our tent. I must say that the picture on the YHA website of their camping is misleading. It looks as though you will camp next to the water. In reality the campsite is well away from the waters edge, which... More

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely drive in to a pretty YHa. Self - catering facilities are inadequate...huge kitchen with two tiny cookers...not enough utensils or sharp knives and old kitchen ware. Very noisy at night...no enforcement for quietness it seems. Found children's sweets under my pillow in the morning proving beds had not been changed, just remade. Gross. Manager did deal with this immediately... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the first time I have stayed in a hostel, what a lovely house but what a shame the outside lets it down I think it haven't seen a brush for years dirty paintwork cig end every were the steps going to the garden loads of stones. Inside the hallway is very dark and so was our room 9.... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We booked this place last minute just to give us a few days away. The facilities were better than we had anticipated as we'd never used YHA better. If you need somewhere simple with good views and cental this is the place.

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Address: Ambleside, Hawkshead LA22 0QD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Hawkshead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA Hawkshead 3*
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YHA Hawkshead Lake District

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