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    YHA Borrowdale

    Longthwaite, Keswick CA12 5XE, England
    011 44 345 371 9624
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (39)
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    • Excellent66%
    • Very good29%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Parking
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 216 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed in a pod with the dog while doing the Cumbrian Way. this place has the best drying room I've ever been in. Me and my mate were soaked through from a day in the hills, but next day our kit was totally dry. They...More

    Thank Mark_BSurrey
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you for your review Mark, I am so pleased you found the hostel to be a Walker's Paradise. I am appreciate your commendations on our drying room, as outdoor enthusiasts ourselves we understand the need for a large and toasty room to dry gear....More

    Property's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 4 March 2017

    Lovely setting. Great staff. Friendly bar. Stayed in a pod for 3 night which was great - warm and cosy even in sub zero temperature. Clean facilities. Good breakfast. Could go on forever - just see for yourself.More

    1  Thank Bugs1947
    Response from Chris E, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 14 March 2017

    Thanks for an amazing review :) We are chuffed to bits that you were so impressed with the pod and the hostel facilities. If you liked it this time of year when it can get pretty cold on an evening then you should try coming...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The layout of this place is good - all on one floor. The drying room is very effective. The cook plays good dance music in the kitchen. The library contains an interesting biography of Alfred Wainwright by Hunter Davies. Staff are all really helpful, gave...More

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    Thank dwt1950
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for a very lovely review, it is much appreciated. I will pass on your comments to our chef about their music. We do have a fine selection of books, there have been a significant amount of books written about the Lakes and there's...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I was disappointed with our room. Tiny wooden bunk bed that would be better suited to a child. Couldn't even sit up straight on the bottom bunk. We stayed at the yha grasmere the next night and they had far more suitable bunk beds. Obviously...More

    Thank lynda B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Stunning location in the heart of the lake district. Very peaceful. Ideal for walkers and families. Fellow guests seemed to call it a night at a reasonable hour so had a good night's sleep. No WiFi in the rooms. Would definitely stay here again.More

    Thank Jesse D
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to leave us a fantastic review, we generally have lovely and respectful guests stay with us, making for a sounds night sleep. I am glad we could provide you with some peace in such lovely surroundings. We are always...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Borrowdale
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    • YHA Borrowdale Keswick, UK
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    7 July 2017|
    Response from Rhys M | Property representative |
    Hello, Unfortunately we do not allow fires when camping, the camping field is a grass lawn and just couldn't take the damage. There is a river running through the grounds where guests sometimes make a small campfire. Kind... More
    Patrick S
    14 May 2017|
    Response from Rhys M | Property representative |
    Hello Patrick, Yes you can rent towels with us, we charge £2 per towel and you can retain it for the duration of your stay. Thanks, Rhys
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    "book in advance for weekends."
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    "Ring the hostel and ask for there assistance, with any special requests."
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    "Only one power socket per room!!!!!"
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    "Try and get a room looking over the front to the river."
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