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Derwentwater Independent Hostel

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“bunk beds”(9 reviews)
“barrow house”(4 reviews)
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Conference Facilities
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Amazing Views,Spacious bunk rooms good for groups we stayed here for a mountain hiking weekend, Shared kitchen had cookers,fridges, microwaves and hot water for brews. Used on a self clean basis, cups and bowls available to use. This was a large hostel with hot cooked...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2017

This was our first stop on our vacation and we loved it! Our young daughter was not feeling well, the staff went out of their ways to help us when they could. The grounds were beautiful. The food was delicious. The bagged lunches were delicious...More

Thank kmiles2017
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

I've just returned home from a field trip to Keswick with university, we stayed at the Derwent Water Independent Hostel for 5 days (mon-fri) The Hostel itself is lovely and clean with spacious dorms and amenity space. The food was great, cooked breakfast every morning,...More

Thank MissJensen
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Very clean rooms, friendly staff and fantastic location. You can choose from a private room or a shared dorm. Really good bathroom/showering facilities. Would highly recommend for short stays/adventure breaks.

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Reviewed February 27, 2017

Location - Very good. There is a good 30-minute hike up the waterfall to Ashness Bridge right next to the hostel, and it is about 15-20 minutes into Keswick Town by car. Cleanliness - Very good. Was very impressed by the standard of cleanliness in...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$29 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$29 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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haq456
August 17, 2017|
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Response from Peter_J_Halliwell | Reviewed this property |
This is a question which would be better sent to the supplier than a reviewer!
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Molly r
August 10, 2015|
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Response from Kathy M | Property representative |
Hi Molly. Thanks for getting in touch. Yes we do have free wifi at our hostel. Here in Borrowdale, the broadband isn't as strong as in towns though. The wifi at the hostel doesn't extend to the bedrooms but we do have... More
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"All rooms are quiet and situated far away from the roads, you can have views on the lake or the..."
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"We stayed at room number 9, a room good enough for 6 pax, and sufficient space to move around"
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"Front room have a beautiful view over Derwentwater"
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"Front rooms have best views over the lake"
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