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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“youth hostel”(23 reviews)
“drying room”(23 reviews)
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Needs a better or a sign on the road outside, as YHA sign is blocked out by parked cars. Place is clean service very good and very value for money. Located couldn't be better short walk into Keswick centre. My only concern was there is...More

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Thank Robert C
Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for the feedback Robert, it's great to hear you received a great service and found us to be very good value for money. We agree that the central location is very convenient for getting into Keswick. We hope you weren't looking for us for...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Warm welcome, clean and tidy and in an excellent location for exploring Keswick and surrounding areas. Only slight problem we had was finding a place to park our cars as there is no car park. There is a pay and display car park close by...More

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Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 24 February 2018

Thanks for the lovely words Andrew, it's great to hear you had a good time exploring Keswick and found our hostel tidy. We're glad you enjoyed our refurbished bar with its wide range of spirits, wines and local beers. We're also pleased you enjoyed our...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

I had a great stay here in November 2017, after spending the first half of the week at the Ambleside YHA. In comparison to Ambleside, the 6 bed room in Keswick was smaller/more cramped and a little more worn looking (the only reason I've subtracted...More

Thank Leonie S
Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 24 February 2018

Thanks for the lovely review Leonie, it's great to hear you had a good stay and we're particularly pleased you appreciated our friendly and welcoming staff. We agree that the view of Skiddaw from our hostel is wonderful and the hostel is very close to...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Just stayed at yha Keswick and while we had a decent stay the value for money aspect seems to be lacking. £40 per person to sleep on a bunk bed in a cramped room for 4/5 people, it did include breakfast but it was nothing...More

1  Thank jpmsparkies
Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you for the feedback jpmsparkies and in spite of the negative points you've raised I would just like to say that I'm pleased you were still able to have a decent stay with us. At peak times our rooms might cost more than they...More

Reviewed 19 January 2018

A great room on the top floor, lots of space, a clean and well looked after hostel and the staff were helpful when we required assistance. The only negatives - a bit confusing when we arrived on New Years Eve - it was busy in...More

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Thank Geoff and Clare L
Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 20 January 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay Geoff and Clare. It's great to hear that you liked your room, we're in a great location and the views from the top floor can be really spectacular (in all directions!). We're very glad that the...More

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Traveller (44)
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rosmar51
22 August 2017|
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Response from keswickmanager | Property representative |
Hi rosmar51. Public transport from Newcastle to Keswick (and onwards to Wordsworth House at Cockermouth) is pretty good - during the summer months you can even catch the direct Wright Bros service from Newcastle to Keswick... More
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EdenScott13
7 November 2016|
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Response from keswickmanager | Property representative |
Hi there, Provided you book a private room, there are no problems with that arrangement. Please bring ID along with you as guests under the age of 16 cannot stay without adult accompaniment. Cheers, YHA Keswick
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"Ask for one overlooking the river and park beyond"
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"Get a riverside room for a lovely view of Skiddaw & the sounds of the Greta as you go to sleep."
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"Ask for a river view."
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"private en-suite with balcony over the river"
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