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King George VI Memorial Hostel, Buttermere, Cockermouth CA13 9XA England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Free Wifi
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here one weekend back in August with the family. It was brilliant! Such an amazing location right on the lakeside with the valley hills towering all around. The staff were very friendly, attentive and happy to help! We had no phone signal which was...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and happy to help we be booking again. Thank you Will of course recommend to friends and family. And also asking them to compleat a review. Shame about no phone signal but the cloud WiFi works fine

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Nothing fancy here, but everything just done right. Friendly and hard-working staff in a clean, functional and well-situated base for Lake District adventuring at its finest. Walk out the front door and straight on to several world class hiking routes and spectacular scenery. My sons...More

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Thank Otbot
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Overall the property is great in a great location. There are not many options around around with same price range, so it is a bit overcrowded. Facilities are a bit old, but in good state overall. Dinning area is nice and spacious. Great breakfast. Rooms...More

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Thank Tony B
Reviewed 3 September 2018

A beautiful old building in a lovely location. We saw a red squirrel and dozens of birds on the feeders just outside the self-catering kitchen window. After a long walk, sitting on the veranda at the front, overlooking the lake and mountains opposite, can't be...More

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Description
An escape from summer crowds for anyone wanting to explore this quieter corner of the Lake District on an activity break or cheap family break. YHA Buttermere is a lovely, rural retreat in an unrivalled location More half a mile above Buttermere village. The hostel is perfect for walking holidays with lots of walks of all levels starting here – including the famous Haystacks. On your next family holiday in Cumbria, enjoy a fantastic meal in our restaurant, with superb views of Red Pike and High Stile. Local ales and wines are available. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$30 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Cockermouth > Buttermere
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$30 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Cockermouth > Buttermere
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King George VI Memorial Hostel, Buttermere, Cockermouth CA13 9XA England
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Ronaldsway Airport102 km
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Paweł M
17 July 2015|
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Response from wilbo63 | Reviewed this property |
My sons and I prebooked our evening meal and breakfast so we didn't need a fridge,however there is a communal kitchen for those who wish to self cater. My sons brought their own hair dryer but I don't think the shower room... More
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"Room 1 - sleeps 6 - is a cracker."
caseyjones1236
30 May 2018
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"All rooms are good"
stuartrowe74
7 Apr 2018
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"Consider B&B as an alternative"
fellsman50
11 May 2017
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"Try for a room on the lower floor, it was like an oven with four of us on the top floor"
alisonbS9924GO
25 Aug 2016
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