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    YHA Borrowdale

    Longthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XE, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent66%
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    • Average3%
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    “games room” (20 reviews)
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    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    This is a great hostel. I've been hostelling for 40 years and I really like this place. It is very friendly with lovely leather sofas and plenty of seating. But the modern touch is a fully stocked Bar and Cafe open all day. You feel...More

    1  Thank Carla M
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for your kind review Carla, I think you have covered most things there. I am pleased that everything was to your liking, it sounds like you made the most of our stunning surroundings. The bar is a wonderful place to mix and it...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 1 week ago via mobile

    This hostel is lovely. The staff are very nice and work extremely hard to keep it clean and tidy. It has a nice cafe/bar which is inviting and open throughout the day. You can enjoy a drink outside by the river in the sunshine if...More

    Thank Kimbo0483
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 1 week ago

    Delightful is just what we like to hear, thank you for reviewing the hostel. We are pleased you had such a wonderful stay. You can't beat a quiet drink in the hostel ground with the river flowing through. It's great to hear that the staff's...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A hostel I've visited many times over the years in groups and as an individual. Nice place to stay whilst on walk-about on the Cumbrian Fell's. Excellent facilities including meals. Would certainly recommend to the Hosteller.

    Thank jonsplace01
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your wonderful review, I am glad you continue to enjoy YHA Borrowdale, it's such a beautiful spot, it's hard not to. There are many fells to explore so please keep coming back, we look forward to hosting you again.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    First time staying at YHA with my 14 year old son. We decided to opt for a camping pod instead of using our own tent and were very happy we had taken that decision when the rain storms started! The pod was basic but cosy,...More

    Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)
    Thank Gill H
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review the hostel, I am glad you enjoyed your stay despite the weather. It can be a bit damp here at times but when the weather is good, or even okay, there's no better place to be in...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$38 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Cumbria >
    • Lake District >
    • Borrowdale
    • Also Known As
    • YHA Borrowdale Keswick
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    Ammo83
    7 July 2017|
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    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
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    Patrick S
    14 May 2017|
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    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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    "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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