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Elterwater Hostel

3.0 of 5 Elterwater Independent Hostel Ltd | Ambleside, Elterwater LA22 9HX, England (Formerly YHA Elterwater)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a group of 5, as soon as we came in the door we was welcomed by the staff who couldn't do enough for us. The food and service was exceptional, the staff went out of there way to provide meals that we wanted. The rooms were good, I think it is just luck in terms of sleeping quality... More

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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, and all the positive comments. Please feel free to come back again!! More

Norwich, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A superb hostel in a beautiful location but the thing that absolutely made our stay was the welcome and help from the team. Pete and Anthony could not have been more friendly and their help with sorting us out with walks to suit all weathers was outstanding. The food was fantastic too. Hats off to you guys for making our... More

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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review.. I'll make sure Anthony and Pete get to see your comments Cheers Nick More

Yorkshire
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11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Visited as part of a group of 14, after booking a couple of months ahead. Everyone made us very welcome, really good kitchen, excellent dorms just a pity I ruined it for my room mates with my snoring. Highly recommended - the hostel, not the snoring.

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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review... sorry to hear about your snoring friends.. They say you can choose your friend, but not your family... it seems you choose your friends before you find out whether they snore or not! Hey ho.. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Excellent Hostel facilities close to beautiful mountains and a pub which serves good ales and excellent food. Really good breakfast for a very reasonable price served by informative hosts. God medium sized drying room. Showers we clean and had hot water, which is very much needed after a long day in the mountains.

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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and taking time to write a great review. We hope you'll visit again Cheers Nick More

Carlisle
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My partner and I booked in at short notice with our baby son last month as we were attending a wedding down the road. The guys running the place were so accommodating and lovely with us, we couldn't have asked for more :-)

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Thanks for the lovely review. I hope the wedding went well More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This hostel, originally YHA but now independent, is a great place to stay when expoloring the Langdale area, Charlie, Nick and the team are always on hand to give helpful and friendly advice. The size of the hostel means it is cosy and relaxed. I am glad this hostel has gone from strength to strength after the YHA decided to... More

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Thanks for the great review. We're pleased you like the direction we're taking Cheers Nick More

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Our group of 3 stayed 2 nights at Elterwater hostel- our second visit this year. We enjoyed our visit very much and were very comfortable. The staff are very friendly and hospitable. Breakfasts and evening meals offered by the hostel are both very good value.

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Thanks for the review. We're pleased you enjoyed your visit More

Vancouver, B.c.
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

A bit remote but peaceful locale. The hostel is basic as far as accommodation (we had a room with two bunks) and washrooms and showers were down the hall. Everything was very clean and the bunks, while narrow, were quite comfy. Very good value for the area.

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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Cecile, Thanks for the review. We're pleased to hear that you'd come and stay again. You'd be most welcome Nick More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I had a wonderful stay at the hostel. I was made to feel very welcome. There was an option of having my evening meal at the hostel and I was really glad that I took it - the apple crumble was delicious. There was also a bonus of a drying room which meant lovely dry trail shoes for my race... More

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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Tiffany, Thanks for the great review. We're glad you liked the apple crumble! I hope your race went well If you like your running, look out for the various 10k and half marathon events in the valley. There's a couple each year, and the marathon claims to be one of the hardest there is (very hilly!!) Nick More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This hostel is in its early days as a private hostel. It couldn't be better located for some. Stupendous walking, and had excellent hot showers, friendly staff and a top breakfast. The Brittania Inn met our supper needs very well so I can't comment on the suppers, but we returned to some happy diners and bubbling conversation so I guess... More

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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Nick, Thanks for your review. We're pleased you like what we're doing More

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Address: Elterwater Independent Hostel Ltd | Ambleside, Elterwater LA22 9HX, England (Formerly YHA Elterwater)
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Elterwater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Elterwater Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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