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    Elterwater Hostel

    Elterwater Independent Hostel Ltd | Ambleside, Elterwater LA22 9HX, England
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    2017-12-31 2018-01-01
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    Traveller (24)
    Dining (5)
    Room & Suite (5)
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good11%
    • Average2%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 12 November 2017

    A lovely hostel, with friendly, welcoming staff, whom are very knowledgeable of the local area. I was also able to borrow one of the local ordinance maps from reception, to assist me on my hiking trails during my stay. Dorm-style accommodation was suitable for my...More

    Thank Zippy-Oz
    Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for the great review Cheers Nick

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    spent last saturday at hostel, Hired a room for 6 but only 4 of us actually turned up which was probably a good thing as would have been a bit cramped. Bedding good and clean , usb chargers next to bed . Clean hot showers....More

    Thank Darencrosbie
    Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 16 October 2017

    Thanks for the review Cheers Nick

    Reviewed 19 September 2017

    Stayed at this pleasant, scenic hostel for one night. Parking wasn't a problem as there is a National Trust carpark nearby. The staff was friendly and helpful throughout the booking process and our short stay. The two course dinner was also value for money and...More

    Thank sunnyday20
    Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 20 September 2017

    Thanks for the lovely review Cheers Nick

    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    What a beautiful spot! We loved staying at the Elterwater Hostel. It is very reasonable and yet has all you could wish for when visiting the Lake District. I'd been invited to take part in a marathon reading of Arthur Ransome's book 'Swallows and Amazons'...More

    Thank SophieN685
    Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 12 September 2017

    Thanks for the great review. Cheers Nick

    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    A very nice and clean place very friendly staff set in a beautiful spot . The breakfast is well worth the money. Would not hesitate to stay again . With some good walks along the river was lucky enough to see a calf being born...More

    1  Thank Agnes M
    Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 17 September 2017

    Thanks for the great review Cheers Nick

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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    15 February 2017|
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    Response from Elterwater H | Property representative |
    Hi Emma Thanks for your interest in the Hostel. There are a number of options to travel by Train or Bus/Coach from Manchester to Windermere or Ambleside in the Lake District. From there the best way to get to the Hostel... More
    Room Tips
    "We had an ensuite family room sleeping up to 5 on the ground floor but try a room with a view upstairs."
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    "All rooms appeared clean! (we had a group of 12 of us stay, so used 3 rooms in total)"
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    "Maybe suggest a front room with a view."
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    "Any of them"
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