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Ambleside Backpackers

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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
27 Jun 2016
“Weekend break”
31 May 2016
“Great location, light breakfast ”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

I stayed there with my fiance and friends. Ambleside itself is a nice place. The hostel itself also located in very good place. Breakfast provided in morning!! Hostel was clean. Very good if you are travelling with friebds nds and staying long time. thumbs up!

2  Thank Alvi1327
Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

My friend hired the entire backpackers for a birthday party with sleepover. The owner, Cherry, is lovely. The backpackers itself is lovely with a well equipped kitchen, lovely sitting room and good rooms. The backpackers is also in a great location. A truly enjoyable stay.

1  Thank MDKind
Reviewed 18 February 2014

The 8 bed dorm was v spacious, v clean and so comfortable. Complementary breakfast was a welcome and healthy surprise, cereals coffee tea and toast. The showers were roasting hot and just what is needed after a days hiking. Super kitchen facilities, again very clean...More

2  Thank Malcolm H
Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 25 February 2014

Glad you enjoyed the place, see you again one day we hope. David

Reviewed 10 December 2013

Friendly owners, perfect location in Ambleside meant all walking could be done straight from the hostel and not far from the pubs either! It was a great idea to have a help yourself on tea, coffee, bread etc. gives the hostel a much more homely...More

3  Thank Chris H
Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 16 December 2013

Thank you! The Warden

Reviewed 2 December 2013

Great rooms perfect location, 5 mins from centre of Ambleside. Excellent for walkers as has all the facilities of a hostel but no time restrictions. Although no parking, free street parking available near by.

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Response from Iveing, Owner at Ambleside BackpackersResponded 16 December 2013

Thanks for a great review, sorry the drying room couldn't cope, must have been really stuffed with very wet stuff. It usually dries all that's put in it, however soaked boots can be a pain to dry overnight

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Breakfast included
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Also Known As
Ambleside Backpackers Lake District
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"Try to get that 4-bed dorm with a view, lovely in the morning!"
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"As the hostel runs a dormitory system, the smaller the room size, the less chance of sharing with a snorer."
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"We had the private 2 bed room it was a great option. You could lock the room and make sure you possessions..."
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"We were in room number 4 - the views of the surrounding hills were fab"
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