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    Ambleside Backpackers

    Iveing Cottage Old Lake Road | Iveing Cottage, Ambleside LA22 0DJ, England
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    • Excellent66%
    • Very good27%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Reviewed 17 October 2014

    My favourite hostel in the lakes. A little expensive £21 a night in 2014 just five minutes walk from the bus station. On the down side there was a note on the door saying you have to check in after 4pm. This is no use...More

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    Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 17 December 2014

    Hi Sorry, but the main vote is no TV in the lounge! so we threw it away, just have to talk to each other. Said that before somewhere - As to the huge number of light bulbs - there are 3 single bulb sidelight/standard lamp...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2014

    My friend and I have just had two fantastic nights at the hostel, it was way better than we imagined, my friend is nearly 75 and i am no spring chicken either, the hostel was perfect for us and our motorbikes which we were allowed...More

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    Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 17 December 2014

    We love you too, come back soon David

    Reviewed 6 October 2014

    A stones throw from the town center. Friendly, helpful owners and a very clean and tidy place. Showers are hot and the drying room is decent. A very good place to base yourselves if you plan on a outdoor weekend away at a very reasonable...More

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    Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 17 December 2014

    Hi Sorry, but the main vote is no TV in the lounge! so we threw it away. thanks for the nice review though. David

    Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

    Last minute booking for a Saturday night with a friend ahead of a trail race the next day. Made to feel very welcome by the owner. The hostel is very comfortable, with facilities such as WiFi and breakfast included in the price of your stay....More

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    Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

    We stayed here fairly last minute ahead of a race. It's such a friendly well run hostel. The toast & jam at night & the breakfast included of cereal & toast is a great touch. The rooms were really clean. I was very impressed with...More

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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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