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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 31 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely little hostel located nearby to great walking routes. All facilities well maintained and very clean. Beds comfy and had a great nights sleep. Pub nearby was good too (see attached pic). Andy at reception was great and helped us out a ton. Highly recommend.

Thank manijs2018
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 2 April 2018

We're please you enjoyed your visit Hopefully we'll see you again soon Cheers Nick

Reviewed 30 March 2018

Picture-perfect location. All the rooms were so clean and bright with an amazing view of the surrounding landscape. Staff extremely friendly and advised us on walking routes to take. The kitchen is big and spacious, with lots of pots and pans for whatever you need. Homely...More

Thank Liberty R
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 2 April 2018

Hi, And thanks for the great review. Please tell your friends Cheers Nick

Reviewed 28 March 2018

That is my, yet another return to Elterwater. All well known fab location, friendly staff, massive and well equipped self catering kitchen, very efficient drying room plus they've splashed some serious money to improve gents washroom. It is looking rather swish now :D Best place...More

Thank IvanMTB
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 2 April 2018

Thanks for the great review. We're glad you like it! Cheers Nick

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This was my 2nd weekend stay at Elterwater Hostel and already planning to go back again next year! Location is perfect, there are a range of beautiful hikes to do directly from the hostel, would really recommend this area of the lakes. The hostel itself...More

Thank Katie S
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 26 February 2018

Hi Katie, Thanks for the great review. Just an update... we've nearly finished upgrading the men's bathrooms to the same standard as the women's Cheers Nick

Reviewed 29 January 2018

This is not my first stay at Elterwater Hostel this time of year and it has not disappointed yet again. In fact, the stay was better than ever! The warm and bright hostel was a welcome sight after a long travel journey through wintry weather....More

Thank bsburnham
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 1 February 2018

Thanks. We're pleased you like our improvements. We are continuing this winter with an upgrade to the men's washroom and a lot of decorating We should mention that the Britannia has been voted 'Best Walking Pub' by Trail magazine readers Cheers Nick

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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$49 - US$165 (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$49 - US$165 (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
4 weeks ago
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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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