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YHA Lizard

Lizard Point, Lizard, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A really unusual experience right next door to the light house. Great experience to see the lighhouse functining and to be so close. The hostel is beautifully located by the sea and the grounds are amazing and well kept. It is very clean and spacious. Suitable for individuals, groups and families. The decor and overall condition is very nice and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Two friends and I stayed two nights at the Lizard YHA. Our room was in the back of the building which was, at first, a disappointment. However, we appreciated the smooth, swift lighthouse light crossing the room all night. The hostel was clean and well-cared for, the showers very small and steamy, and the stairs to the upper floor very... More

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got the 37 bus from Redruth and the driver kindly let us off at the lane to Kynance Cove. After having a late lunch at the cafe at the Cove and spending some times there we walked to the hostel, which took a couple of hours. It was a lovely walk along the coast path, looking out to amazing... More

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A busy hostel in an iconic location, at the most southerly tip of Britain. The hostel was clean and welcome polite, though a little chaotic with all the arrivals. Room was fine, not as modern as some of the other hostels visited, but fine. No food was served so eating options need to be sought out in Lizard itself or... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I stayed here with my mum, and we had a private room (room 7, I think) with en suite bathroom. The view from the bay window was straight out to the sea - next stop Spain! The top bunk bed wasn't too comfy and was quite squeaky when you turn over, but the bottom bunk bed is a double and... More

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Hinterriss, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We very much enjoyed our stay in the YHA Lizard. Our private room had an ensuite bathroom and the view from the big window was gorgeous. Everything was clean and we loved the quietnes of the place. Ideal location for walking along the coast path and for relaxing. The only thing we missed was a sun chair. If you are... More

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Tedburn Saint Mary, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Highly recommend staying at the YHA on the Lizard in Cornwall. The location is just in front of the Lizard Lighthouse. Fantastic views, lovely accommodation and the volunteers very welcoming. Stayed in a private room with 2 children and they had the best time ever exploring the grounds and the Lizard itself. Self catering but with good kitchen facilities. Local... More

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Auxerre, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

These two nights were absolutely wonderful! I was staying there with my family and we booked the room 2 which had a view on the sea and this was worth it. Seeing such a landscape when you wake up is simply a bliss. We even had the chance to see cute rabbits in the yard all the time! In addition... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We wanted somewhere different to stay whilst exploring the coast around the Lizard. Being a fussy sort and a family of 4 we booked a family room. In advance of our stay I emailed the hostel to see if we could be allocated a sea view and I was pleasantly surprised when it was confirmed we had been given a... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We decided on a short notice break cos "'er indoors" has been working too hard these last couple of months. A Rapid Response Nurse with NHS she needed a break, so I called YHA and booked Lizard Point... because it was so far from anywhere, situated at the southern most point in the UK and without wi-fi or mobile signal........ More

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Address: Lizard Point, Lizard, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Lizard
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 27
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