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Elterwater Hostel

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Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
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Family Rooms
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Kitchenette
Free Parking
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a super place. Clean, welcoming, great food and pleasant other guests to chat to. I much prefer privately run hostels to YHA which struggle to give such a personal service. Well done and thank you to the team.

Thank LichfieldCharlie
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Nick

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rethink your stereotype of a youth hostel. Yes, dorms and shared loos, but spotlessly clean, well equipped kitchens, friendly and hospitable staff making an extra effort to welcome guests. Wifi works. Location is pitch perfect. Only problem is parking. The National Trust car park is...More

Thank David W
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great comments. For info, there is no issue with overnight parking at the National Trust car park despite the sign suggesting otherwise Cheers Nick

Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little hostel located nearby to great walking routes. All facilities well maintained and very clean. Beds comfy and had a great nights sleep. Pub nearby was good too (see attached pic). Andy at reception was great and helped us out a ton. Highly recommend.

Thank Manij S
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded April 1, 2018

We're please you enjoyed your visit Hopefully we'll see you again soon Cheers Nick

Reviewed March 30, 2018

Picture-perfect location. All the rooms were so clean and bright with an amazing view of the surrounding landscape. Staff extremely friendly and advised us on walking routes to take. The kitchen is big and spacious, with lots of pots and pans for whatever you need. Homely...More

Thank Liberty R
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded April 1, 2018

Hi, And thanks for the great review. Please tell your friends Cheers Nick

Reviewed March 27, 2018

That is my, yet another return to Elterwater. All well known fab location, friendly staff, massive and well equipped self catering kitchen, very efficient drying room plus they've splashed some serious money to improve gents washroom. It is looking rather swish now :D Best place...More

Thank IvanMTB
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded April 1, 2018

Thanks for the great review. We're glad you like it! Cheers Nick

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GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$37 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$37 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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February 15, 2017|
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Response from Elterwater H | Property representative |
Hi Emma Thanks for your interest in the Hostel. There are a number of options to travel by Train or Bus/Coach from Manchester to Windermere or Ambleside in the Lake District. From there the best way to get to the Hostel... More
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"Riding and walking straight from the door destination of choice"
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"We had an ensuite family room sleeping up to 5 on the ground floor but try a room with a view upstairs."
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"All rooms appeared clean! (we had a group of 12 of us stay, so used 3 rooms in total)"
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"Maybe suggest a front room with a view."
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