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Alston Youth Hostel

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  • Excellent82%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Self-Serve Laundry
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very comfy, friendly place, well organised, superb staff witch will go extra mile to help. Fils like home, stylish and with soul. Nice location. Excellent food. Cleanest YH in Britain. Highly recommended.More

Thank Artur R
Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Artur. Thank you so much for your very kind words and for taking the time to review us. We are very happy that you did finally get to stay with us and that you enjoyed our hostel and the breakfast! It was a pleasure...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on a Friday night arriving on my bike. A very warm welcome followed by my bike being securely stored. I frequent youth hostels so it was all very similar but with a personal touch. Breakfast was the best breakfast I have ever had...More

Thank David C
Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your very kind review and the praise of our breakfasts! We like to provide a good choice of options and cook it all fresh so good to know it is appreciated and we've learnt that cyclists doing the C2C don't...More

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Really friendly service, really good breakfasts which is one of the main reasons we come. Clean and hygienic and the room was well set out before we came. Common room and dining room very pleasant. They were also really helpful in calling us to let...More

Thank Mewith
Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth HostelResponded 22 January 2018

Thank you indeed for taking the time to place a very nice review for us! We love it when guests return many times as it means we are doing something right!! And thank you for bringing along some friends!! We like to make sure people...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017

I booked the hostel for a group of 17 adults for our yearly get together. In the lead up to our weekend our host, Linda, was in regular contact to make sure all of our catering needs would be met, she even messaged me the...More

1  Thank Andrew P
Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth HostelResponded 3 December 2017

Thank you Andrew for such a glowing report and your very kind words! Neil and I are thrilled that your group really enjoyed your weekend in the hostel and Alston town itself. It is a great little town, very friendly and values and welcomes all...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

We stayed here for four nights and loved it. The area has a great deal to offer, the walking in all directions is spectacular and we were particularly appreciative of Linda's recommendation of a route up Cross Fell. She and Neil are the perfect hosts:...More

1  Thank Des_Kanso
Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth HostelResponded 5 November 2017

Thank you for your very kind review! It's always lovely to know that we have helped to make your stay so enjoyable and been able to recommend good places to walk! We do have some great countryside up here and there is so much to...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"They do have some two bed rooms with extra room and a chair."
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"Very quiet location as just outside the main part of Alston"
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