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Thorney How

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“well stocked bar”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Friendly welcome once they were open and easy check-in process (accept cc), though staff was initially a bit confused about what I had paid for (e.g. room, towel, meal). I asked if there were private rooms available and was told no, however, a couple came...More

Thank EarthNatureGirl
Response from TaylorNuttall, Owner at Thorney HowResponded 30 September 2017

Hi EarthNatureGirl Thank you for taking the time to complete a review for us. We note from your profile that you are widely travelled and it is important to us to get feedback from a wide range of guests. The couple that arrived later than...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. Quite expensive for what it is when you add breakfast but comfortable and clean. Breakfast was good and arrived quickly as you pre order the night before and set a time. Bar was well stocked and had a tasty toffee...More

Thank Darren H
Response from TaylorNuttall, Owner at Thorney HowResponded 13 August 2017

Hi Darren H Thank you for taking the time to review our accommodation following your recent stay with us. You stayed as two people paying £46.50 each for a private, twin bedded, en-suite room with a Full English breakfast. We are aware that prices in...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Having spent many years travelling around the UK and elsewhere I think this place is fabulous. I was really quite apprehensive bringing 2 small children to a hostel having previously only stayed in places in the UK as an adult traveller. It was fabulous. There...More

Thank roosmum
Response from TaylorNuttall, Owner at Thorney HowResponded 2 August 2017

Hi Roosmum Thank you so much for all your wonderful comments. We are thrilled that your 2 young children had such a great time and that you felt so welcomed by all of our staff. Hopefully this is the start of many more such adventures....More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Ok... so I'll start by saying I've never stayed in a hostel before so I have no idea how they work, and what is standard procedure for staying in a hostel. I assume that hostels are aimed at kids travelling and bear that in mind...More

Thank misskato
Response from TaylorNuttall, Owner at Thorney HowResponded 2 August 2017

Hi Misskato Thanks for the review. We're pleased that overall it was a good experience for you. Thorney How has a long heritage as a hostel dating back to the 1930's when it was opened as a demonstration hostel by the YHA. The first hostel...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is the most beautiful, cozy, and comforting place to stay in Grasmere. My wife and I stayed here with a group of six university students from the US on a study abroad trip, and we were amazed by the location, facilities, and meals. We...More

Thank sethtreno
Response from TaylorNuttall, Owner at Thorney HowResponded 5 July 2017

Hi sethtreno Thank you so much for your kind review and comments. We're especially pleased that you enjoyed our locally sourced and freshly prepared meals. We hope to see both you again on another study trip, or perhaps just for pleasure next time. Kind regards...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
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US$76 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$76 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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