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YHA Helvellyn

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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“drying room”(14 reviews)
“striding edge”(3 reviews)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Wifi
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We arrived late afternoon after a day of walking in the lakes. We were met by the staff at reception who were all very friendly and helpful. Rooms were basic, nowhere near to the standard of Ambleside YHA, but the beds were comfortable. We were...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It had been 30 years since I stayed here and was pleasantly surprised to discover a bar, an evening meal served at 7.30, and a great value breakfast needs booking the night before £6.25 for juice, cereal, tea/coffee, toast, bacon egg sausage tomato beans and...More

1  Thank Blacko1967
Response from HelvellynAnthony, Guest Relations Manager at YHA HelvellynResponded 22 April 2017

Thanks for your great review Blacko1967. We're very pleased you enjoyed stay! Anthony

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Great position exhalant staff Very wet good drying room Same food in all YHA about time to alter the menus. Thinking of doing self catering some of the time.Wanting long reviews is wasting my time won,t fill any more in !!!!!

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Thank billyrbutterfield
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Our very first YHA experience, we booked this place for the unrivalled loaction. It's a long drive in first gear up a rough track so be careful what vehicle you bring! As a couple we had a double room with extra bunk. The staff and...More

Thank Clingy56
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

First time in a hostel and was the best experience. Did book a couples room but location and surrounding up a hill was great. The board games and bar on site made it the more enjoyable. Wi-Fi was good. Staff very friendly. Room comfortable (bunkbed)...More

1  Thank SaraSmile23
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Redwidow
30 June 2016|
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Response from HelvellynAnthony | Property representative |
Hi! We close the front door at 11 pm, but there is a doorcode that we give you at reception so you can get in after that. Best wishes, YHA Helvellyn
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FolkestoneJane
8 March 2016|
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Response from HelvellynAnthony | Property representative |
Sadly not! Only vodafone sim cards get signal here. Best wishes, YHA Helvellyn
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Khlorobb
15 February 2016|
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Response from Sam B | Reviewed this property |
No problems there at all and didn't spot any ghosts. Did you speak to the staff about it?
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"Get a double if you can."
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"Keep going on the 1 mile track/road!!!!"
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"As this is small hostel, there are limited toilet and shower rooms so you might want to ask how far away your..."
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"Grow a pair and ask people to shut up unlike me!"
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