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YHA Keswick

212 reviews
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Room & Suite (24)
Dining (10)
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“youth hostel”(20 reviews)
“drying room”(22 reviews)
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Warm welcome, clean and tidy and in an excellent location for exploring Keswick and surrounding areas. Only slight problem we had was finding a place to park our cars as there is no car park. There is a pay and display car park close by...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great stay here in November 2017, after spending the first half of the week at the Ambleside YHA. In comparison to Ambleside, the 6 bed room in Keswick was smaller/more cramped and a little more worn looking (the only reason I've subtracted...More

Thank Leonie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed at yha Keswick and while we had a decent stay the value for money aspect seems to be lacking. £40 per person to sleep on a bunk bed in a cramped room for 4/5 people, it did include breakfast but it was nothing...More

Thank jpmsparkies
Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback jpmsparkies and in spite of the negative points you've raised I would just like to say that I'm pleased you were still able to have a decent stay with us. At peak times our rooms might cost more than they...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great room on the top floor, lots of space, a clean and well looked after hostel and the staff were helpful when we required assistance. The only negatives - a bit confusing when we arrived on New Years Eve - it was busy in...More

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Thank Geoff and Clare L
Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay Geoff and Clare. It's great to hear that you liked your room, we're in a great location and the views from the top floor can be really spectacular (in all directions!). We're very glad that the...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018

Very pleased to have stayed here. Got a great price. (Middle of January 2018). Parking easy on street, very close to the property. It is on the bank of the River Greta. Seems to have just been refurbished. My room 102- twin bunk bedded room,...More

Thank edwardtate
Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Edward and thank you for the very kind feedback. Our recently refurbished first floor rooms have been a huge hit with our guests this season and you're not the first guest to be wowed by our private balconies and their exquisite views (you should...More

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US$ 33 - US$ 207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$ 33 - US$ 207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room & Suite (24)
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23 August 2017|
Response from keswickmanager | Property representative |
Hi rosmar51. Public transport from Newcastle to Keswick (and onwards to Wordsworth House at Cockermouth) is pretty good - during the summer months you can even catch the direct Wright Bros service from Newcastle to Keswick... More
8 November 2016|
Response from keswickmanager | Property representative |
Hi there, Provided you book a private room, there are no problems with that arrangement. Please bring ID along with you as guests under the age of 16 cannot stay without adult accompaniment. Cheers, YHA Keswick
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"Get a riverside room for a lovely view of Skiddaw & the sounds of the Greta as you go to sleep."
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"Ask for a river view."
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"private en-suite with balcony over the river"
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"First floor en suite riverside!"
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