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    YHA Okehampton

    Klondyke Road, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 1EW, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good38%
    • Average14%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible8%
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    “games room” (8 reviews)
    “bunk beds” (7 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 65 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I wouldn’t recommend to ANYONE! I was in Okehampton for business and I went to book a room for the night and I got rudely turned away by a blonde woman on reception who said there was no space! I then a short while later...More

    Thank Aaron G
    Response from Mary S, Marketing Manager at YHA OkehamptonResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your feedback. Like many YHA hostels, YHA Okehampton are usually closed for single traveller overnight stays out of season and mainly provide group accommodation bookings during the period November to March and hence during these periods we are unable to offer any...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Attempted to stay at the YHA but was promptly turned away at the door. The staff on the reception desk turned the lights off and hid behind furniture. I can’t begin to comprehend how this is an acceptable way to run a business. I have...More

    1  Thank Martha T
    Response from Mary S, Marketing Manager at YHA OkehamptonResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your feedback. Like many YHA hostels, YHA Okehampton are usually closed for single traveller overnight stays out of season and mainly provide group accommodation bookings during the period November to March and hence during these periods we are unable to offer any...More

    Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

    This hostel is located on the south side of Okehampton next to Dartmoor. It's a bit bleak and functional compared to Beer being in a converted railway shed but it has advantages. One of these is that it lies at the east end of the...More

    Thank andrewrbs
    Response from Mary S, Marketing Manager at YHA OkehamptonResponded 1 week ago

    Many thanks for your feedback. We agree that the hostel is a great place for cyclists being placed on the Granite Way, Coast to Coast, Lands End to John o'Groats as well as various routes around Dartmoor and even over the channel to France. We...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    Camped during wet period. Lots of ground water, one other camper so able to select a reasonable pitch. Grass very long so needed wellies to keep dry, kept spare pair of shoes in drying room always. Traveled by bus, although parking available for cars. Bus...More

    Thank 166claret
    Response from Mary S, Marketing Manager at YHA OkehamptonResponded 1 week ago

    Many thanks for your feedback. We agree that it would be great if the railway ran all year, and we still have hopes that GWR will put into place a trial service for commuters, as promised by the Secretary of State for Transport last year....More

    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    Nice welcome. Very well kept YHA. Was grateful for the excellent drying rooms. Everything very clean and comfortable and it was nice to see some of the character of the old Goods Shed retained. Appreciated he Doom Bar!

    Thank Paul K
    Response from Mary S, Marketing Manager at YHA OkehamptonResponded 1 week ago

    Many thanks for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed the facilities and the staff were accommodating and that we still had the Doom Bar on sale (it's the one of the managers favourites, so often available). We hope you'll return soon.

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • US$32 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Location
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    • Devon >
    • Dartmoor National Park >
    • Okehampton
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    • YHA Okehampton UK - Devon
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    Traveller (4)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (18)
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    Room Tips
    "I guess to book a private room, especially for families, is the best. Not experienced that."
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    "Nearer the lounge rather than the games room"
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    "Be prepared for the uphill walk back to hostel after visiting the town centre."
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    "Cross your fingers that nobody snoozes!"
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