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Ambleside Backpackers

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
27 Jun 2016
“Weekend break”
31 May 2016
“Great location, light breakfast ”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

Just spent the weekend here with a group of motor bikers. The owners, David and Cherry, were superb, even reserving parking spaces for us on our return on Saturday. Breakfast is basic but as much as you want and there are plenty of cooking facilities...More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Stayed over the bank holiday, staff were friendly. The hostel can only fit 4 cars at any one time so you need to find offroad parking. The location is good, in Ambleside. Tesco's walking distance and a Catholic Church. Lots of eating and drinking places....More

Thank goan_backpacker
Reviewed May 19, 2016

I spent the weekend at the hostel with 18 of my colleagues on a charity challenge and cannot recommend this hostel more highly. I am in my mid 50s and have not stayed in a hostel for 30 years but this was very comfortable. A...More

Thank William R
Reviewed May 17, 2016

I have just returned from a weekend's stay here for a charity walk with 19 of my friends/colleagues. From booking with David @ Ambleside Backpackers right through to the end of our stay everything was really easy, pleasant and comfortable. The hostel was clean, the...More

Thank heathermacwalker
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with 7 friend's as a base for bight charity walk. Accommodation was just what we needed and all clean. Kitchen facilities were great and staff very helpful. We used the well equipped kitchen and brews were on tap. The lounge was great to...More

Thank Graham W
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Breakfast included
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
Free Parking
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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Traveller (13)
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"Try to get that 4-bed dorm with a view, lovely in the morning!"
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"As the hostel runs a dormitory system, the smaller the room size, the less chance of sharing with a snorer."
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"We had the private 2 bed room it was a great option. You could lock the room and make sure you possessions..."
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"We were in room number 4 - the views of the surrounding hills were fab"
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