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YHA Windermere

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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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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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 

Rotherham, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Really enjoyed our stay here over an unbelievably sunny May bank holiday. Couldn't believe our luck each morning and evening, sat on the picnic benches overlooking the lake as we ate and drank. We were camping, too, which made it all the better. Being able to sleep under the stars, but still come indoors of an evening to enjoy the... More 

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

Nice review guys, thanks very much. More 

united kingdom
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38 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Good points Beautiful views from the hostel over the lake and countryside. Very quiet and tranquil. Plenty of seating and kitchen facilities to make breakfast/ dinner etc. Kitchen is a tad small so was quite overcrowded - especially around dinner time. Free wifi. Great walks from the hostel. Free car parking. Bad points We stayed in a quad room and... More 

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

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

Wirral
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51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A relaxing stay after completing the Dales Way. Rooms nice and large and food as always with YHA was very good. The only problem is that it was a long walk (3 extra miles seemed a lot at the end of the Dales Way) from the lake at Bowness and finished with a steep uphill. However, it does warn of... More 

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

Thanks for you review guys, glad you had a great stay. Sorry about the 2 miles but like you say, we do warn you on the website. Views more than make up for it though. But you had walk a long way, well done. More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

What can I add to the accolades registered by other reviewers? This hostel is a real gem. It's clean, the staff are fab, the beds are actually pretty comfortable - especially after long walks, lots of fresh air and a couple of the very nice beers they sell ! We loved our stay at YHA Windermere ! We had room... More 

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for the brilliant review guys room 13 is always available just need to request it as this is normally the female dorm. Glad you had a great time. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks, Andy Partridge More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Fantastic view from the dining room clean and tidy would recommend to all. Thanks for the visit. Facilities really good. Staff friendly and helpful and a great pub just 1and half mile down the road. The mortal man.

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

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

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great location, peaceful and quiet. Comfy large room for 4 Stunning views from the conservatory/dining room Food at the supper club was basic but adequate Very friendly staff The breakfast was pretty good Lovely croissants and pain au chocolat

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

HI Guys, Thanks for your review, glad you had a great time. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks, Andy Partridge Hostel Manager More 

Woking, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Hi - please accept our thanks for your hospitality last weekend. Despite a busy hostel, I thought all the staff were really friendly and cheery and kept the hostel working superbly efficiently. All v clean resulting in an enjoyable weekend. Well done.

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Hi Laurence, Thanks for your great review. It was a busy weekend but it was great having you guys here, we look forward to seeing you again. Thanks, Andy Partridge Hostel Manager More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Had a great 3 nights here with YHA exclusive use. Staff were welcoming and friendly and keen to ensure we were well briefed in the facilities and guest safety features of the hostel. Rooms were clean and beds made up, which was a pleasant surprise, communal seating areas well equipped and there was lots of local info available. The self... More 

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YHAWindermere, Manager at YHA Windermere, responded to this review

Thanks for your review guys, Ill make sure I get a freezer and a clock in place. Glad you had a great time.# Thanks, Andy Partridge Hostel Manager More 

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