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Kirkby Stephen Hostel

Market Street, Kirkby Stephen CA174QQ, 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 of 5 stars
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
35 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I stayed here in the summer whilst on the coast to coast walk.It is everything it should be, cheap, clean,good breakfast, and most importantly excellent drying room. It is situated centrally in the charming town and is a stone's throw from shops, pubs etc. There is a laundry just behind this hostel which is self service.Oo

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Nanango, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A group of seven of us on the coast to coast walk stayed for three nights in this comfortable (old church) youth hostel. It is situated in the middle of the old market town....is spacious, comfortable, has a large dining area, and well equipped kitchen. Most importantly was the generosity and helpfulness of Denise (beyond the call of duty). It... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I stayed here alone a few weeks ago whilst doing Coast to Coast. Denise is a very warm and friendly person, and runs the hostel single-handedly. She is working on improving it. The communal dining/kitchen area is great - really warm, comfortable place to be. The self-catering kitchen is excellent - spotlessly clean and very well equipped. All of the... More 

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

We were greeted by Denise when we arrived about 8.30pm and shown the communal area and the facilities. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you would expect, the communal area, part of the old church, feels spacious and inviting. The balcony is a great extra feature and a good place to sit and relax with friends without being in... More 

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Denise R, Owner at Kirkby Stephen Hostel, responded to this review

Hi I am pleased you had a good stay. Thank you so much for takingthe time to add a review. I hope to see you or your friends again.Denise More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This hostel is on the route of the coast-to-coast walk and therefore has a rapid turnover of walkers and cyclists, all of whom are near exhaustion when they appear in the evening. I came upon it by chance as a solo traveller and it was just the most fantastic and friendly place to stay. It is situated in a former... More 

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Denise R, Owner at Kirkby Stephen Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for the very kind review, it has been hard work this summer but so rewarding with so many new friends made.I hope now you are a convert to see you and your friends again. Thanks Denise More 

Broadstone, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The YHA used to own this hostel, a converted church, but it is now owned and run by Denise who is as easy going as it is possible to be. Staying there is cheap so do not be surprised that it is pretty basic. However, it is very clean, spacious and has everything most people would need. On one night... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed here on our coast to coast walk. We were met with a friendly welcome and a nice cup of tea. Great after a long day walking from shap. I was even given a new walking pole after breaking mine! The old church was clean, comfortable and relaxed. I would stay here again

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A large group of us stayed here a few weeks back whilst cycling the coast to coast. After a very tiring day on the bike we got a very warm welcome. Denise put on some lovely food in the evening and cooked breakfast. I managed to leave a jumper behind, but Denise was very kind to organise for it to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great nights sleep. Excellent cooking facilities , hot showers and great value for money. Large feature communal space - will stay again. Denise the owner is very friendly and makes you feel very welcome. Excellent location for walking , biking , family holidays - also in the famous coast to coast walk.

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Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Just returned from our second very enjoyable family trip to the Hostel. Asked my girls (aged 11 and 12 years) why they like it so much and they said it is just so friendly and they feel completely at home. They love the big lounge/dining area as you can talk to people and 'enjoy their company' (their words) OR you... More 

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Address: Market Street, Kirkby Stephen CA174QQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Kirkby Stephen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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