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    Thorney How

    Thorney How | Off Easedale Road, Grasmere LA22 9QW, England
    011 44 1536 609227
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
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    “bunk room” (9 reviews)
    “coast to coast” (13 reviews)
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    Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for one night. Quite expensive for what it is when you add breakfast but comfortable and clean. Breakfast was good and arrived quickly as you pre order the night before and set a time. Bar was well stocked and had a tasty toffee...More

    Thank Darren H
    Response from TaylorNuttall, Owner at Thorney HowResponded 13 August 2017

    Hi Darren H Thank you for taking the time to review our accommodation following your recent stay with us. You stayed as two people paying £46.50 each for a private, twin bedded, en-suite room with a Full English breakfast. We are aware that prices in...More

    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    Having spent many years travelling around the UK and elsewhere I think this place is fabulous. I was really quite apprehensive bringing 2 small children to a hostel having previously only stayed in places in the UK as an adult traveller. It was fabulous. There...More

    Thank roosmum
    Response from TaylorNuttall, Owner at Thorney HowResponded 2 August 2017

    Hi Roosmum Thank you so much for all your wonderful comments. We are thrilled that your 2 young children had such a great time and that you felt so welcomed by all of our staff. Hopefully this is the start of many more such adventures....More

    Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

    Ok... so I'll start by saying I've never stayed in a hostel before so I have no idea how they work, and what is standard procedure for staying in a hostel. I assume that hostels are aimed at kids travelling and bear that in mind...More

    Thank misskato
    Response from TaylorNuttall, Owner at Thorney HowResponded 2 August 2017

    Hi Misskato Thanks for the review. We're pleased that overall it was a good experience for you. Thorney How has a long heritage as a hostel dating back to the 1930's when it was opened as a demonstration hostel by the YHA. The first hostel...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    This is the most beautiful, cozy, and comforting place to stay in Grasmere. My wife and I stayed here with a group of six university students from the US on a study abroad trip, and we were amazed by the location, facilities, and meals. We...More

    Thank sethtreno
    Response from TaylorNuttall, Owner at Thorney HowResponded 5 July 2017

    Hi sethtreno Thank you so much for your kind review and comments. We're especially pleased that you enjoyed our locally sourced and freshly prepared meals. We hope to see both you again on another study trip, or perhaps just for pleasure next time. Kind regards...More

    Reviewed 26 June 2017

    If you wish to be treated with respect DO NOT choose Thorney How. Management is brusque and difficult and extremely unaccommodating. It is practically demanded that all guests be sleeping by 11:30pm every night. There is no set curfew, but the wifi is shut off...More

    1  Thank opellegrini
    Response from TaylorNuttall, Owner at Thorney HowResponded 2 July 2017

    Opellegrini was part of the same student group that we have replied to in a previous review, so we will not repeat the same comments here. Whilst it is disappointing that the students feel the need to express their displeasure at being reprimanded for their...More

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    • Free Internet
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    • US$75 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    Room Tips
    "Book early to get a choice they have a range of rooms available with ensuite if thats your thing"
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    "go for the en suite rooms with a view, and eat some meals there"
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    "Rooms are overpriced and noisy. Would not recommend if allergic to/ dislike cats- one climbs through windows..."
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