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YHA Borrowdale

Longthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XE, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
wgr1125 Newcastle, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us stayed for two nights last week; warm atmosphere & friendly staff. We ate in one evening, lovely food at a sensible price. Really couldn't be faulted (Cumbria sausage/chorizo sausage casserole with rice & salad + beef & ale pie, apple crumbles to finish with) Will definitely stay again-great location.

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Christopher E, Manager at YHA Borrowdale, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a fantastic review of your stay at YHA Borrowdale. I'm really pleased to hear that you found the staff to be friendly & the food tasty. The Cumberland sausage & chorizo goulash is my personal favourite of the dishes we serve and in my opinion the perfect meal for after a long day... More

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst we were staying there appeared to be several people staying who were taking time to rest and recover from life events, this is a lovely hostel in a lovely location to do this. Excellent for walking straight out of the front door. very well kept, really clean, well decorated and welcoming environment in a wonderful setting. After a long... More

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Christopher E, Manager at YHA Borrowdale, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a fabulous review of your stay. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit to YHA Borrowdale and found the facilities to be of a good standard. Unfortunately we are unable to get a recycled waste collection due to our remote location however we do recycle as much as possible including... More

New Waltham
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

A gem of a hostel location wise, sitting on a riverside location in Borrowdale. Lovely outside area if you get the weather to enjoy it, comfortable interior if the weather isn't so good. As a group of three, we where in fact given a six bed room, so plenty of space to spread out. One bonus with this hostel, is... More

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Christopher E, Manager at YHA Borrowdale, responded to this review

Thanks for writing a fantastic review of your stay at YHA Borrowdale. We are really pleased that your group enjoyed the hostel & amazing location and that you felt the we were able to play such an important part in making your trip a success. We hope to see you again soon, Best regards, Chris & all the Team, YHA... More

north east
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I have just returned from a group visit and have had a fabulous time. Everyone we met was so friendly the place immaculate and the food delicious. A big thank you to all of the staff for making us so welcome. This hasnt been something ive ever considered in the past but I'm converted.

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Christopher E, Manager at YHA Borrowdale, responded to this review

Thanks for writing an Awesome review of your stay... We are especially pleased to hear that we have managed to convert you... Next time you visit we'll have to fix you up with a YHA Membership :) All the best... Chris & all the Team, YHA Borrowdale More

Andover, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We spent Christmas at this lovely youth hostel. It is in a beautiful location, really close to nature and yet all the creature comforts. Very friendly staff, lovely warm hostel, well stocked bar and probably the best YHA food we have ever had, far better than many pubs.

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Christopher E, Manager at YHA Borrowdale, responded to this review

Many thanks for writing surch an amazing review of your stay... We are all really pleased that you enjoyed your Christmas at YHA Borrowdale and we hope to see you again soon! Best regards Chris & all the Team YHA Borrowdale More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Really helpful staff who recommended walks that our 4 and 5 year old kids could manage and enjoy [with a wee bit of help of course]. They got both of them exactly right. The hostel is warm, clean and welcoming but the great thing for us was the activity room which the kids took over. Great for them to have... More

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Christopher E, Manager at YHA Borrowdale, responded to this review

Thanks for a fantastic review, we are really pleased you all enjoyed your stay and that you managed to get out on some good walks whilst you were here. We hope to see you all again soon :) Best regards Chris & all the Team, YHA Borrowdale More

Manchester
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269 reviews 269 reviews
86 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My visits to Borrowdale always seem to coincide with a serious cold snap and this visit was no exception. The hostel is beautifully located on the banks of a river, surrounded by Autumnal woodland and with views of the fells. It was seriously busy over the weekend and the staff, whilst not exactly effusive, dealt very competently with the large... More

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Christopher E, Manager at YHA Borrowdale, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay at YHA Borrowdale, we are really pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon :) Kind Regards Chris YHA Borrowdale More

Coniston, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I stayed here with my friend in July 2013 and we had a great time. We paid a bit extra to have a room for three between the two of us, and had a fairly good night's sleep. We thought there was a reasonable choice of food on offer for the evening meal, and we enjoyed what we chose. The... More

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Christopher E, Manager at YHA Borrowdale, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of your stay at YHA Borrowdale, we are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that you appreciated the real ale on the bar. We have real ale on all year round and usually try to have at least a couple of choices from different breweries.... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Rain never matters too much when you know that you can walk back to a hot shower. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The communal areas are very good and the food was excellent. The staff provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere. There is so much walking to do right from the front door so we hope to be back... More

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Christopher E, Manager at YHA Borrowdale, responded to this review

Many thanks for writing a fantastic review of your stay at YHA Borrowdale. Thanks to our location at the head of the Borrowdale valley and perhaps more importantly our massive drying room, we have allways been a popular choice for walking groups. Its excellent to hear that your group enjoyed the food and found all the staff to be warm... More

Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

A delightful experience at Borrowdale Youth Hostel in September 2013. A large open common room/bar area was conducive to post walk chats and meeting up with fellow hikers. Food was delicious; rooms clean and comfortable and staff genuinely engaged with the guests.

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Christopher E, Manager at YHA Borrowdale, responded to this review

Thanks for an amazing review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon :) Many thanks Chris YHA Borrowdale More

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Also Known As:
YHA Borrowdale Keswick
Address: Longthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Borrowdale
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Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 3 Specialty lodging in Borrowdale
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