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Leicester, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although this YHA seems to be ideal from a location perspective (being right at the foot of Helvellyn) the hostel itself seems to be worn, tired and run down. We only stopped there for one night as we passed through but felt like the place could have done with a bit of money spending on it. Toilet seats were broken... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights camping here in a gorgeous little spot by the river with full use of the hostel facilities which was amazing and soooo cheap. It was a Bank Holiday weekend so quite busy which wasn't a problem for us (camping outside) but can't comment on how quiet it was within the hostel. The staff were great - so... More 

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Thank Halsall-family
Oxford, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great, simple hostel to stay in if you plan to go up Helvellyn. It is lovely and quiet. The lounge furniture is showing its age though and nearly sucked me up. Well equipped kitchen, massive saucepans! The hostel and kitchen were kept very clean too. Nice beers after a long walk too.

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Thank IndiaGray
Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Having just returned from the Lake District I wanted to share what a fantastic stay myself and my four walking friends had at YHA Helvellyn. As regular uses of YHA's we were no strangers to the no frills/budget accommodation that you get but yet again we were impressed by the cleanliness, food and warm friendly welcome that we received from... More 

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Thank edstubbs1
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Do not book this hostel if you want anything other than to be part way up a mountain... As you'll be taking a bed for those who love to be out of the way It's an old sadly third hostel... But who cares man it's part way up a mountain and it quiet, pretty, remote... Simply wonderful Had breakfast was... More 

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Thank Beesoviking
Preston, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

I stayed at the YHA Hevellyn as part of a group of eight and we all had one room to ourselves. We found the room to be clean and tidy and bedding all fine and clean.The room however was a bit hot (especially with eight grown men in it). I'd imagine during hot spells it could get very very hot.... More 

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Thank Catterallwhite
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

At a £100 a night for a room this hostel is no bargain and the decor, facilities, nose and cleanliness are disappointing for that price. However, the location is amazing so if you want to walk and are happy sitting in a tired bar at night then this could be place for you. Twenty years ago I would have loved... More 

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Thank Jon L
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Our 7th night on the Lands End to John O'Groats cycle trip.YHA Helvellyn was a last minute choice after reviewing our LEJOG route - Glenridding was better placed to get to Dumfries than our original choice in Keswick, although it did mean climbing up the Kirkstone Pass on loaded bikes - and then to be faced with a further 2... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

If you can drive over a mile up a fairly well kept track you'll be rewarded by the most amazing location. Quiet and secluded don't even get close. Gorgeous venue. There are games to keep children amused. And a bar which sells something to suit most people. The staff are very friendly, and the breakfast there was good value and... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Great place in a great location. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The hostel is clean and the views are amazing. I would recommend the place to anyone who is not afraid of a quiet and remote location. There are plenty of walks around. We also enjoyed taking the steamer boat from Glenridding to Howtown and walking around the local... More 

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Additional Information about YHA Helvellyn

Address: Greenside Mines, Glenridding CA11 0QR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Glenridding
Price Range: $25 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — YHA Helvellyn 2*
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