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YHA Carlisle

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2 Sep 2016
“Dirty, smelly and no atmosphere”
10 Aug 2016
“Dissapointing Hostel”
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Had thankfully only booked 1 night stay, but would not have stayed longer even if we hadn't. The rooms were very musty smelling and of previous people smoking in them, there were large stains on carpets and quilts that were falling to bits. No communal...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Not particularly clean, not in great condition, no communal feeling that other hostels have. Would not reccomend for a family. However if your priority is finding simple accomodation in a central location and you can see past the fact that this is student accomodation which...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

I usually trust YHA hostels but this one is really poor. Felt like a cell block, no common area, no help finding places to go around town. Signage is not attractive, everything feels run down and in need of upkeep. Office is only open sporadically,...More

Thank Karen V
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We stayed here while walking Hadrian's Wall. The location is very convenient for both the city and the walk. The location is self-catering, which is OK when you know that there is a large modern supermarket across the street and it is a short walk...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2015

Ive stayed here a few times over the years for quick breaks. The place is looking dated now and could do with a lick of paint and general maintenance. The bathroom in the flat I stayed in needed cleaning. It isn't the cheapest hostel but...More

Thank Claire T
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