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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 24 January 2018

Elterwater hostel is surrounded by the most beautiful landscape, with walking/hiking for all abilities on its doorstep. There is also a great pub 1 minute walk up the road. The bedroom was perfect for my short visit - warm and comfortable with handy USB charging...More

3  Thank EllaP431
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 1 February 2018

Thanks for the lovely review! We're SO glad you like us! The USB chargers are part of our ongoing efforts to upgrade without spoiling the character of the place Cheers Nick

Reviewed 12 November 2017

A lovely hostel, with friendly, welcoming staff, whom are very knowledgeable of the local area. I was also able to borrow one of the local ordinance maps from reception, to assist me on my hiking trails during my stay. Dorm-style accommodation was suitable for my...More

1  Thank Zippy-Oz
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 15 November 2017

Thanks for the great review Cheers Nick

Reviewed 12 October 2017

spent last saturday at hostel, Hired a room for 6 but only 4 of us actually turned up which was probably a good thing as would have been a bit cramped. Bedding good and clean , usb chargers next to bed . Clean hot showers....More

Thank Darencrosbie
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 17 October 2017

Thanks for the review Cheers Nick

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Stayed at this pleasant, scenic hostel for one night. Parking wasn't a problem as there is a National Trust carpark nearby. The staff was friendly and helpful throughout the booking process and our short stay. The two course dinner was also value for money and...More

Thank sunnyday20
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for the lovely review Cheers Nick

Reviewed 11 September 2017

What a beautiful spot! We loved staying at the Elterwater Hostel. It is very reasonable and yet has all you could wish for when visiting the Lake District. I'd been invited to take part in a marathon reading of Arthur Ransome's book 'Swallows and Amazons'...More

Thank SophieN685
Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 12 September 2017

Thanks for the great review. 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$49 - US$162 (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$162 (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
5 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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