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YHA Patterdale

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So well run and welcoming. Loved it. Have not been to the lakes for years. Climbed the fell behind the hostel. Was like being in heaven and looking down on planet earth,distant dogs barking and cars and houses looking like toys.

Thank ipswicherica
Reviewed 26 October 2016

short review - very good hostel - modern, etc - good to see young staff on duty - plenty of space, good kitchen, common room, close to pubs, walks - maybe could leave off lights outsie dorms at night, as it does disturb the sleep a bit - very good all round though

Thank swinchicore
Caterham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The YHA team here deserve a commendation for the first-rate way this hostel is run: clean and tidy at all times; everything functioning well; and suppers served the traditional YHA way with guests around a large table so it's possible to relate the day's experiences. Always a good night's sleep here, and the breakfast spread is excellent. Good wi-fi signal...

Thank Edmond_Jackson
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I stayed here the night before the Helvellyn Triathlon. The accommodation was perfect for our needs, the faciities ideal and the staff friendly and welcoming. For a Youth Hostel you could not ask for more. When revisiting the Lake District we fully intend to go back here.

Thank Markdavin
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I've stayed here twice now the night before taking part in the Great North Swim at Windemere. I would really recommend it. Staff are friendly and helpful, its always clean, excellent self catering facilites and comfortable common rooms! I will definately be returning to take part in future swims!

Thank Zoë B
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised with this YHA. Beds were great, clean and really comfortable not to mention good for taller people! Breakfast was tasty and welcoming. Womens shower rooms need attention re midges and flies I was nearly eaten alive in the shower by them. The car park was also chocca as there's a campsite too so more spaces would be...

Thank SotonFran
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Never stayed in Y H before defo do it again! V clean, good prices and they even cooked dinner, 3 courses for £8.50, and there was too much to eat. Breakfast was also available croissants, grapefruit segments, and the full cooked for about £5 Inc coffee and juice!

Thank BlytheFamily2011
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Spent 5 days here whilst volunteering for my Gold DofE award to complete my residential. The hostel is situated in a lovely picturesque village with breathtaking views of the Lake District mountains. Its a great place for going on walks and swimming in the Ullswater lake and river outside the hostel. Ellie P, the manager is so lovely and passionate...

Thank Megan H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The YHA in Patterdale in located in a beautiful small town with stunning view and walks. We arrived at the YHA at about 1pm in the afternoon. The reception desk was closed, but there was a lovely welcome message on the board saying that the reception desk would open at 5pm, but we were free to use all the facilities....

Thank Journey012
Newcastle uk
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed for one night in this hostel, and although I have stayed in private rooms at YHAs, I've not slept in a shared dorm before or stayed solo. The dorms here are fantastic and form part of the architectural structure of the 1971 building. It was very civilised with the other people in the dorm and I would definitely...

Thank yvette2010

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in the style of a Swiss chalet in 1971 our hostel is an iconic view from the road through the Ullswater Valley. Ideally located on the edge of Patterdale village it is a perfect base for all this beautiful valley has to offer.Situated close to famous mountains such as Helvellyn and High Street, 20-minutes walk from the Ullswater Steamers and Glenridding Sailing Centre, and less than 10-minutes drive from Aira Force waterfalls Patterdale Youth Hostel is perfect for all kinds of activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Patterdale

Address: Goldrill House, Patterdale CA11 0NW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Patterdale
Price Range: €62 - €138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — YHA Patterdale 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Stay in rooms 1 to 5 of there is only two of you and you don't want to share.”
 of 5 bubbles Journey012, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are ground-floor, lounge and dining room upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles 923rebeccah, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 10 & 11 have some of the best views.”
  • looking across Goldrill Beck and seeing the deer every morning and night.. well worth the stay.
 of 5 bubbles F8290IJjohnd, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Best night's sleep on the coast to coast”
 of 5 bubbles MaryP523, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“bring your own food. The evening meal is expensive and not particularly good. You're better off self-catering.”
 of 5 bubbles Peregrino_mancuniano, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
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