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YHA Windermere

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Bridge Lane | Troutbeck, Windermere LA23 1AL, England
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1 room 1 adult
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful and saved our trip. MOST comfortable bed I have slept in, warm room with space, excellent drying room, lounge, kitchen and dining. Couldn't ask for anything more. If you are after a youth hostel with a homely feel this is the one for you. Set on a beautiful hillside, perfect of you drive but a couple of miles off... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is wonderfully set in the hills of the Peak District. The rooms and common area were super clean and the staff were really helpful and knowledgeable on check in. It's about a 30 minute walk to the lake itself and the roads around are pretty prone to flooding, and as you know the area is prone to rain...... More 

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Thank Christopher S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The views are amazing from the hostel. Situated on top of a mini-hill, this place gets you primed up for the Lake District tour. However, it is advisable you have your own transport since it is a bit far from the city Windermere, infact it is in Troutbeck. And Wifi is not accessible in the rooms! :(

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Thank Pradeep H
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Hostel is clean and tidy. We stayed one night only. For one night we quite like it. Hostel has stunning view of lake along with mountain which is impressive. If you lucky enough you may also can see at hostel yeard some wild dear, rabbit and horse too. WiFi is not working upstairs rooms at all. Because of its in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

This YHA probably has one of the finest views in England across the peaks of the Lake District - it really is stunning especially if you have a chance to eat on the benches outside the dining room. Our family room had a sink at least. The double bed mattress was uncomfortable and I slept very badly on the first... More 

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Thank lostintheirishsea
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

I camped here in August, 3 adults and 2 kids. Hostel has fabulous views. Could do with another toilet on the ground floor but other than that I can't fault it. All communal area's were clean and tidy and the drying room was a bonus when camping to keep stuff dry. Not a long drive to Bowness on Windermere if... More 

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Thank Lisa D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I camped in the back, and there's a huge amount of space available to have fun. The main building is really cosy, has really good music, and has brilliant facilities. I think the only issue I could find is the cleanliness of toilets and showers - the mud next to the shower is just the fault of... More 

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Thank Qais P
York, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Accommodation ok; meals were on the small side with limited choice; new staff were unfamiliar with electronic payment/ordering system, accusing us of not paying for all our meals (which definitely was not the case). Disturbed sleep on both nights due to very late arrivals (1.30am) and noisy campers, with no policing by staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay. Good meals and friendly staff Had a family room with bunks located very close to bathroom and WC. All very clean and sell maintained Dining room has terrific views over the lake There is a well stocked bar for drinks and lots of board games and a TV in the lounge

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Thank Jan E
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Arrived on Friday evening - 2 adults with a young child (under one). The girl on reception was very helpful regarding the parking of my car as the car park was full and checked us in very quickly. The cot which I had asked for was in the room on our arrival. The room (a 4 person room) was quite... More 

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Andy P, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review guys, hope to see again soon. More 

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