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Ambleside, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0QD England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Meeting Rooms
Free Wifi
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

Arranging an activity weekend and team building event I booked to stay here with 90+ colleagues. We stayed in the rooms in the main house and courtyard. All rooms were typically YHA, basic but spotless and surprising comfortable. Self catering kitchen is ok, but not...More

Thank JanetC2029
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having had a very poor experience on arrival on my last YHA visit in Aviemore this summer, I was particularly interested in how it was handled at Hawkshead. Take lessons Aviemore - the lady (Dannie) at Hawkshead was excellent - quick, efficient, personable. Our room...More

Thank Geoff and Clare L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I first heard of Hawkshead Youth Hostile from a work colleague and was instantly sold by talk of log cabins, teepees and value for money. I booked 2 nights for my partner and I including a breakfast on just one morning, in case the breakfast...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here with a group of friends for a short trip before going back to uni. Beautiful location right next to Esthwaite Water, fabulous building- clean with great catering and lounge facilities. Excellent value out of season. Helpful staff let us change the booking when...More

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
Thank sunflower992018
Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Front Office Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review, really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here. We're really lucky to be in such beautiful location. Hopefully we'll see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you everyone at the YHfor a brilliant stay as ever. The rooms were spotless, as were the bathrooms. The food was well cooked and of a good quality. We also all loved the newly refurbished social area near the kitchen. Will be returning! Thank...More

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
Thank Als2506
Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Front Office Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a great stay.There will be more improvements happening over the winter so hopefully we'll see you again sometime.

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YHA Hawkshead is a regency mansion set in stunning grounds overlooking tranquil Esthwaite water. We are located one mile south of Hawkshead village, known as "the prettiest village in Lakeland".We offer private ...More and family rooms as well as dormitory accommodation. Spread across two buildings, there is a lounge, games room, drying room and self- catering kitchen. We offer evening meals and breakfast, to be enjoyed in our spacious dining rooms overlooking the garden. Picnic lunches are also available for a day in the fells. We are fully licensed and offer a range of local beers, lagers, wines, spirits and soft drinks.We have a small shop, selling a range of gifts, souvineers, maps, guides, snacks and basic food provisions for those wishing to self- cater.Our helpful and friendly staff have a wealth of knowledge on the area and can assist you in planning your stay. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Family Rooms
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Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$16 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
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Traveller (148)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (6)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Questions & Answers
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Prashant S
June 3, 2018|
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Response from YHA_Hawkshead | Property representative |
Every conventional hostel room (dormitory and private) have sinks in them. 2 of our Courtyard rooms are En-suite (these will be clearly stated on the website), all other rooms have shared toilet and shower facilities. All... More
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Emma K
October 11, 2017|
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Response from YHA_Hawkshead | Property representative |
Hi Emma, We do have Wi-Fi available but this is currently only in the courtyard building (self catering kitchen & classrooms).
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EmmaBxox
June 13, 2017|
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Response from Luvy C | Reviewed this property |
I'm on EE and had a full signal
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"As I said, our Courtyard Room 3 meant we did get disturbed a little by the noise from upstairs"
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"Research what is available based on your stay."
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"Stay in a camping pod!"
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"Private 8 bed dorm was ideal"
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