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YHA Kington

Victoria Road, Kington HR5 3BX, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We stayed here and had exclusive hire with a group of friends (5 families in total). We arrived in the evening. All the heating was turned off to save the environment so we turned on the radiators that we needed and it soon warmed up. As we had exclusive hire there was no staff member on site which is normal... More 

Thank TheFaffer
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Large building (originally a small hospital?) on main road leading into town. Parking on-site or on street outside. Staff friendly, welcoming and efficient. Building has recently been refurbished and is in excellent condition. Dorms clean and comfortable with en-suite. Large, well equipped kitchen and large dining room adjacent. Comfortable lounge with TV. Shops and services a few minutes away in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

The hostel is in a good location just off the high street, an easy walk to the supermarket, pub, cafe and launderette. We arrived at about 4pm and as the hostel was closed we waited outside. At about 4.20pm a staff member arrived and stated we could not go in until 5pm (as per the opening times). It was dead... More 

1 Thank L_K1509
Ben P, Manager at YHA Kington, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I'm disappointed that you weren't allowed into the hostel until 5pm. If no staff member was present until that time it would be different but with someone on-site I am very surprised that they didn't open the door and allow you to use the common rooms. The washing machine and dryer are usually fine, I... More 

Beccles Suffolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Delightful original style Youth hostel ,Volunteer Caretaker Colin was very friendly and attentive .Great facilities,well stocked self catering kitchen .Large lounge with lots of sofas and plenty of games for the kids .Our room was her spacious on suite with 4 comfy bunks .Great base for exploring the area ,walking and cycling

Thank julie k
Ben P, Manager at YHA Kington, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. It's good to know that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the lovely area. I'll pass your kind comments on to Colin, a fantastic volunteer. I see you found the fabled "Tavern", a great little real ale pub a hundred yards or so from the hostel. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Very welcoming hostel, clean, great kitchen space and well equipped, enjoyable evenings' spent in the Lounge playing rather noisy games. We walked the ridge spectacular scenery, this walk will be remembered for the slightly different but very welcoming coffee shop with good homemade flapjacks etc. a very enjoyable weekend with very helpful hostel staff, would thoroughly recommend Kington YHA

1 Thank Susan64_13
Ben P, Manager at YHA Kington, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm really pleased that you enjoyed the hostel and happy to hear that you had a great time in the beautiful Marches countryside. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place is warm! A great way to heat up after a cold day in the hills We stayed here for a family gathering of 28 and rented the entire property. Situated in the centre of Kington, catering and partying was a doddle thanks to a great big communal area furnished with sturdy wooden furniture. The kitchen is huge, clean,... More 

Thank Tomdyson
Ben P, Manager at YHA Kington, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about the hostel and the area. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and would be delighted to host your group again. More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Cheap looking the beds was unclean and damp. Unfriendly. Very out dated. The road outside had cars going past at all hours. Room was full of flys. The showers had no hot water. Toliets unclean. I will never stay here again

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London, United Kingdom
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a clean hostel located in a somewhat residential area. There are pubs and the high street within walking distance. It is a good base if you wish to explore the Offas Dyke trail. You can nip in and out of Wales on a day hike, enjoying the scenic countryside views and peaceful sheep-filled fields. Our room which was... More 

1 Thank AKWShix
Burton Bradstock, United Kingdom
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79 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I stayed at this hostel on a cycling trip. We were the only guests . It is possible to reserve a private room if the Hostel is quiet. It is a lovely old building a short walk from the town centre. Facilities are excellent. The Hostel manager was friendly and helpful. Secure cycle store. Wonderful walks and ride in the... More 

1 Thank bbbythesea
Jon L, Manager at YHA Kington, responded to this review

So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the hostel and the Kington area and as you state "Wonderful walks and ride in the area and Kington deserves further exploration" Just need to point out thought, that this and all YHA's always offer the option of a private/family rooms as well as single sex shared (dorm) beds regardless... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

What a fabulous Youth Hostel this is! We hired it for a 2 day business meeting and had exclusive use. Amazing kitchen facilities, comfy lounge area and bedrooms with some double beds and en suites.. This venue and style of stay made our meeting much more enjoyable than usual and more productive!! It was great to have such flexibility. The... More 

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