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    YHA Hawkshead

    Ambleside, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0QD, England
    011 44 345 371 9120
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    • Excellent32%
    • Very good39%
    • Average16%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible5%
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    “youth hostel” (20 reviews)
    “camping pods” (13 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Family Rooms
    Paid Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Room Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 167 reviews

    Reviewed 31 October 2017

    I have stayed at many places over the years... B&B's, Hotels, Self-Catering properties and have really had some wonderful (and some less so) experiences, have always meant to write TA reviews about them but it is my first ever YHA experience that has inspired me...More

    Thank caseyjones1236
    Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 1 November 2017

    Thanks for giving us such a glowing review. We've all read it and just so pleased that you enjoyed all the services we provide to help you have a great break. We hope you go on and enjoy other hostels across the country now!

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    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    Took refuge here after several days on the hill. A welcome washer and dryer machine facilities, inc' a large cellar dry room. 👍 Chicken curry night in the restaurant so skipped using the large self catering kitchen. The hot showers, comfortable bed and good central...More

    1  Thank Jason C
    Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 16 May 2017

    Thanks Jason for your review. Nice to know when you needed a shelter and some food and warmth, we were here for you!

    Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

    Amazing place being run into the ground, bequeathed and in a shambolic state. Not sure what the YHA Trust are doing here? They need to run a members ‘Call to arms’ campaign; offering working holidays to skilled members? Get this place ship shape for a...More

    Thank berniesbargreece
    Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 12 October 2017

    Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review us here at YHA Hawkshead. We agree that yes this is an amazing place, but indeed looking a little tired in places. During the winter months we are looking forward to giving the hostel plenty...More

    Reviewed 23 September 2017

    What an excellent discovery. This place is second to none. We stayed in a pod first time can't fault it. The staff friendly and helpful nothing was too much trouble. Clean and tidy. Heaters where more than enough to keep the pod hot as you...More

    Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
    Thank andyniki
    Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 26 September 2017

    Thank you so much for taking time out to review us and we're all so chuffed you enjoyed your stay with us - taking full advantage of all the YHA offers its guests. Thanks also for letting us know about the lighting on the steps,...More

    Reviewed 21 September 2017

    Very good stay at this hostel,very helpful and friendly staff. Excellent facilities across the board. We camped and used a family room. Mostly used the self catering kitchen which was large and well enough equipped and well treated by other users so clean always. Also...More

    Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
    Thank 39leov
    Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 23 September 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review YHA Hawkshead. We're pleased to hear you found the staff friendly, the hostel well equipped and the pizzas good. We hope you visit again soon!

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
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    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$37 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    Emma K
    11 October 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    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).
    13 June 2017|
    Response from Luvy C | Reviewed this property |
    I'm on EE and had a full signal
    Kimberleigh S
    15 May 2017|
    Response from YHA_Hawkshead | Property representative |
    We can take dogs in our Alternative Accommodation - Pods, Cabin, Bell Tents, Tipis and Camping. There is a charge of £5 per dog, and whilst we welcome dogs in the above areas they are not permitted in any of the buildings.
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    "Stay in a camping pod!"
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    "Private 8 bed dorm was ideal"
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    "Tipis are nicely located"
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    "Tipis are a bit grubby, maybe try a lodge?"
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