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YHA Windermere

4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Bridge Lane | Troutbeck, Windermere LA23 1LA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Coromandel, New Zealand
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This would have to be the least value accommodation of any we stayed in over the 5 months we have been traveling in the UK. Unlike most YHA's that are within easy reach of attractions,YHA Windermere is 3 miles from anywhere! It would be at least half an hours walk to the nearest pub and an hours walk to civilisation!... More

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Stockport UK
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent a two night short break staying at this YHA near to the village of Troutbeck with stunning views over the fields with a distant view of Lake Windermere. On arrival the staff were very welcoming and the hostel is comfortable with all the facilities that are needed. Our room was small but clean and near to showers and... More

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. Hope to see you again soon. Andy partridge, Hostel Manager. More

Wombourne, West Midlands, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a six bedded family room which was comfortable and well equipped compared to previous hostels - each bed had own light and phone charging point with shelf. The beds were made up on arrival. We sampled two hostel meals which were well presented and tasty. There is a beautiful view of Lake Windermere from the dining room and... More

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for you great review, hope to see you again soon. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

All things are pretty good,expect the location. If you drive your own car,it will be a nice choice. Many thanks for Kate Davies' help. She did me a favour which was much more than she need to do.

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, hope to see you again soon. We could be closer to the town but then you wouldnt get our awsome view of the lake and the peace and quite. Thanks, Andy Partridge Hostel Manager More

Knutsford, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Visited with another family for the weekend. Friendly easy check in. The reception area, cafe,bar all lovely. Rooms were clean. Yes shared bathrooms are different but it was only one night. Breakfast was plentiful . The view from the terrace was perfect. Impressed.

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you review. Hope to see you again soon. Andy Partridge Hostel Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Our second year staying in May. Beautiful views, a bus trip to old man coniston, excellent value, homecooked food, what more could you ask for! Oh yes, lovely staff!!! Will be back next May Anna & Fliss.

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks guys for your review, see you next May if not before. Thanks, Andy Partridge Hostel Manager More

Marlborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Another great yha stay. Windermere YHA positioned at Troutbeck is a traditional old rambling house in a great location with all the facilities you could want for an country activity based vacation. Self catering kitchen or catered service, laundry, drying room, internet, hot showers , quiet reading room, great views and friendly relaxed staff. Rooms for small groups or the... More

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, your not wrong, hope to see you again soon. Thanks, Andy Partridge Hostel Manager More

London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This was my first ever stay in a hostel, having previously only stayed in hotels and elected to avoid camping at all costs. I was very pleasantly surprised at the YHA Windermere and will definitely look at hostels as an option for a place to stay in the future. The other guests were polite, friendly and considerate mainly families and... More

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks guys for a great review, hope to see you again soon. Andy Partridge, Hostel Manager More

Manchester
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310 reviews 310 reviews
90 hotel reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Windermere YHA is a great budget option with one of the best locations in the Lakes. There has been a change in staff since my last visit but all the workers I came into contact with were polite, friendly and helpful. The view from the self catering kitchen is the highlight of any stay here and the rooms, whilst spartan,... More

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice words about YHA Windermere, and I'm pleased that you think the new team are still offering the same great welcome and hospitality. The great views, of course, will always be there. Look forward to seeing you again. More

Preston, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I know its a hostel and you do get what you pay for but cleanliness really is a must for me. The place was damp with black mould throughout the building. Ceilings were absolutely covered in cobwebs. First shower I tried didn't work, tried a different shower down the corridor that worked but had no light and was dirty, this... More

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, and I am sorry that you didn't experience our usual friendly welcome. With our new team now in place for 2014 we are now back to business as usual, providing a warm welcome and good hostel hospitality. I hope you are able to come back and stay with us again soon and see that your experience... More

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Address: Bridge Lane | Troutbeck, Windermere LA23 1LA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Windermere 4*
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