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YHA Patterdale

Goldrill House, Patterdale CA11 0NW , England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is in a brilliant position for walkers, as previous entries mention. We were a party of forty and Glen, the warden, could not have been more friendly and helpful, particularly when an unexpected problem arose with one of our students. The rest of the staff were equally helpful, both before arrival with organisation, and during our stay. Personnel... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having done a Lakes point to point Lake District walking trip over Easter 2013 we decided to follow the same route this year so used Patterdale YHA as the first stop. To my great surprise it was a marked improvement on last year. The food hall had been moved around & the chap on duty was so helpful & friendly.... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from a weekend walking the Eastern Fells, and Patterdale YHA is the place to be. Interesting architecture, lots of space, stunning location and extremely welcoming staff. This will be a regular for our Lake District walking.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed here as part of our field trip to the lake district. It is in an ideal location for hiking or any other outdoor activity. The staff are very welcoming and helpful. The food is also very good, served in a nicely decorated dining area. The common room boasted lots of space, seating and literature about the local area.... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We visited in February 2014 as a walking group of 20+. We found the hostel very good with an excellent lounge and dining area and always a must, plenty of hot water and an effective drying room..Had a minor makeover since my last visit and wash rooms and toilets were improved over what I remembered. The staff couldn't have been... More

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Pune
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I visited their with hiking group. Room was not cleaned with any standard. This hostel is now close most of the time and only opened if other hostels in Lake districts are full. I would not recommend at all unless this is the LAST option and that too only single.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Book in! I was here for a few days running in and around Ullswater early November. The hostel is basic but cosy. I booked a lovely small private room (bunk beds and a sink) which was just down the corridor from the well appointed bathroom (with excellent much needed hot showers!). Breakfast was very good and there is a self... More

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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Location wise, this hostel takes some beating.... lots of great walking from the door and a pub just down the road, I didn't need to move my car all week. As many other reviews have said the place has a feeling of neglect which is such a shame. My dorm room wasnt damp, but the carpet was worn and dirty.... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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90 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Tried for months to secure lodging for a one night stay on a Friday evening in Patterdale. Have previously stayed at the Old Water View B & B next door, which is excellent. All and sundry were full, only availability was this YHA. Given the previous reviews, reluctantly booked. I am sad to report that most of what I have... More

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Keswick
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Last of 4 in 6 bed dorm so I had to kip on top bunk - don't like that. Shower very low and basic - not very comfortable. Other guests complained some rooms damp but ours was OK. Food edible. Staff friendly. Bike shed secure. Didn't use drying room. Recommendation for hostellers staying here is to eat out or self... More

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Address: Goldrill House, Patterdale CA11 0NW , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Patterdale
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Specialty lodging in Patterdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built in the style of a Swiss chalet in 1971 our hostel is an iconic view from the road through the Ullswater Valley. Ideally located on the edge of Patterdale village it is a perfect base for all this beautiful valley has to offer.Situated close to famous mountains such as Helvellyn and High Street, 20-minutes walk from the Ullswater Steamers and Glenridding Sailing Centre, and less than 10-minutes drive from Aira Force waterfalls Patterdale Youth Hostel is perfect for all kinds of activities. ... more   less 
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