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Elterwater Hostel

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Elterwater Independent Hostel Ltd Ambleside, Elterwater LA22 9HX England
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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 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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Hiking
Board games / puzzles
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
Snack bar
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Non-smoking rooms
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Anna T wrote a review Jan 2020
United Kingdom10 contributions13 helpful votes
This was my first visit to a youth hostel for twenty years... and what a pleasant surprise! The building is situated in a stunning part of the Lake District, with a range of walks for all abilities available from the front door. The bedrooms and bathrooms are spotlessly clean, and there’s a great communal eating/socialising area and well-equipped kitchen. Rooms also come with free WiFi and USB charging ports. Excellent value for money.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel
Responded 31 Jan 2020
Thank you for the great review Nick
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Eoin D wrote a review Jan 2020
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Totally idillic setting with all the amenities and comforts you could want to explore the area. Can't get enough of watching the sunrise from the steps of the hostel whilst eating breakfast! A large group of us rent out the hostel every year for a weekend of cathups, jaunts on the hills and of course a few drinks in the nearby Brittania Inn. The hostel always exceeds expectations and offers a comfy bed after a long day in the hills. I even noticed this year that they have installed an E-car charging station!! Really looking forward to my next visit!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel
Responded 31 Jan 2020
Thanks Nick
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SF11111111 wrote a review Jan 2020
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First time visiting Elterwater Hostel over the weekend with a large group of friends and I was amazed by how idyllic the location is. It's the perfect base for hikes around the Langdale Valley and up into the Langdale Pikes. Rooms were super clean and comfortable. We are already looking to visit again in the summer time.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Will Bower wrote a review Jan 2020
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I visit Elterwater Hostel every year with a group of friends and cannot rate it highly enough. Peaceful, beautiful location with some of the best fells right on the doorstep. Warm, friendly and welcoming environment - great showers and a well stocked kitchen. The usb chargers on the beds are also really handy!
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Katie S wrote a review Jan 2020
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Fourth time staying at the Elterwater hostel and already planning to go back later in the year! Perfect location for some beautiful hikes/runs straight from the door (see photos). Rooms and showers are super clean, beds are comfy and the kitchen is large and well-equipped.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$51 - US$204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
YHA Elterwater
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandCumbriaLake DistrictElterwater
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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