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Elterwater Hostel

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Overview
Elterwater Independent Hostel Ltd Ambleside, Elterwater LA22 9HX England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Pool
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Situated in the lovely village of Elterwater, this independent hostel is a great place to stay whilst exploring Great Langdale. The staff are experts at all the local activities and can advise you on the many excellent adventures to be had in the area. Good...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank 64ramblerman
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 26 July 2018

Thanks for the great review Hopefully we'll see you again soon Cheers Nick

Reviewed 24 July 2018

As soon as we checked-in, we were asked to make our own bed. The rooms that we got had 6 beds. Each bed had 2 USB ports and a personal reading light, which are really helpful. The rooms were very clean. The loos and the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank priyank_27
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 25 July 2018

Thanks for your review. We're pleased you liked us Cheers Nick

Reviewed 28 May 2018

1. Our first visit to this private hostel and I'm sure it won't be the last. 2. Super location, friendly and helpful staff. 3. Comfy beds and spotlessly clean facilities. 4. Lovely cooked breakfast. 5. My only minor negatives are that it's quite expensive for...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 30 May 2018

Hi Thanks for the great review. To be certain of getting the best price, please make sure you book direct. We do monitor prices of our neighbours to make sure we're offering good value Sorry, but we aren't able to influence the quality mobile phone...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This is a super place. Clean, welcoming, great food and pleasant other guests to chat to. I much prefer privately run hostels to YHA which struggle to give such a personal service. Well done and thank you to the team.

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank LichfieldCharlie
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 19 May 2018

Thanks Nick

Reviewed 15 May 2018

Rethink your stereotype of a youth hostel. Yes, dorms and shared loos, but spotlessly clean, well equipped kitchens, friendly and hospitable staff making an extra effort to welcome guests. Wifi works. Location is pitch perfect. Only problem is parking. The National Trust car park is...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank David W
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks for the great comments. For info, there is no issue with overnight parking at the National Trust car park despite the sign suggesting otherwise Cheers Nick

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About
Description
The hostel is located in the peaceful village of Elterwater, in the Langdale valley, 15 minutes drive from Ambleside. The area has many walks for people of all abilities, from gentle riverside meanders to the More challenge presented by the Langdale Pikes, Bowfell and Scafell. There is a local Co-op in Chapel Stile and a choice of pubs locally. Banks, shops and other amenities are available in Ambleside. The area is also a favourite for both on and off-road cycling, rock climbing and many other outdoor activities. An ideal overnight stop on the Cumbria way. The hostel is an ideal venue for individuals, families, outdoor groups, schools and college trips. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$48 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
YHA Elterwater
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Elterwater
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$48 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
YHA Elterwater
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Elterwater
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Traveller (30)
Room & Suite (18)
Dining (11)
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16 February 2017|
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Response from ElterwaterHostel | Property representative |
Hi Emma Thanks for your interest in the Hostel. There are a number of options to travel by Train or Bus/Coach from Manchester to Windermere or Ambleside in the Lake District. From there the best way to get to the Hostel... More
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"Try and book the ensuite, large, with a choice of beds"
rogerwmorris
16 Oct 2018
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"Book early to avoid disappointment "
steviey63
11 Aug 2018
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"Riding and walking straight from the door destination of choice"
IvanMTB
27 Mar 2018
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"We had an ensuite family room sleeping up to 5 on the ground floor but try a room with a view upstairs."
SophieN685
11 Sep 2017
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