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YHA Dalby Forest

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Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

A fantastic little hostel. It was nice and cosy. The hostel was lovely and clean. Could not fault this little gem of a hostel. I will be going back soon. The manager was so welcoming.The facilities was second to none. I cannot wait to go back again.

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Thank Meerbrook
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This was one of the best places in the UK we stayed in. It was within reasonably close driving proximity to York, and the main attraction we were visiting (North Yorkshire Moors railway). A picturesque countryside setting with very few people, not many cars and great to just sit and enjoy the fresh air. The beds were clean and comfortable....

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Thank parityerror
Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2015

as it is small it does not serve food or have a bar but it does have a very good kitchen and you can take in your own drinks. our room was very good and had a bathroom and toilets. the village is very nice so a great place for a quiet night. it was our second visit and we...

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Thank loch2lock
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Myself and a large group of friends booked the hostel for our exclusive use over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Located in a lovely, picturesque village, the hostel is a converted school building. The living room is great, complete with a massive window, a huge table and comfy sofas. There are board games, magazines and books available for guests to...

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Thank MaggieSychta
stamford
Reviewed 24 August 2015

If you prefer the smaller hostels and the 'traditional' YHA feel, this place is ideal. Modernised enough to be very comfortable yet still with that communal and homely atmosphere which makes our old hostels so unique and preferable. Good nights' sleep, spotless facilities, deep armchairs in the common room. Could do with some books but hey, you can always bring...

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Thank Lynn P
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2015

As always, YHA Dalby Forest is a home from home. We are always made welcome by Jenny, who is always so helpful. Always a bun fight to get into / use the kitchen at breakfast / tea time. Some people seem to want to use every surface and every pan just to cook a simple meal. If we cant get...

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2Thank James D
Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Not stayed in a YHA before, but I'm not sure you could get a better introduction than the yha in Lockton/Dalby Forest. Situated in the lovely little village of Lockton, we booked this yha as we were cycling from Whitby to Blackpool over one weekend for the Christie. Couldn't have asked for better accommodation, clean and spacious with loads of...

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Thank karl_pearson
Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We stayed at two YHA hostels during our trip 'up north', here and at Ambleside. At both places, the rooms were small, with bunk beds only. The immediate vicinity of the rooms was what we would call 'over-engineered'. For example, heavy doors on strong closing springs, and automated light and fan systems in bathrooms and toilets, which at Dalby Forest...

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Thank harry_moo
Bridlington
Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

What a lovely place to visit a bit chilly last Sunday when we visited -2.5 but still had a great walk cannot wait to visit in summer and bring a picnic the picnic areas look fab with places for bbqs too

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Thank Janegebbie
Greenwich, UK
Reviewed 24 November 2014

We had the accommodation for ourselves (large group) - and it was a great place to stay. Located in a small village (with a small tea shop down the road) it's the best location to be based for a good day of walking. Range of rooms for various groups, enough loos and showers to cope - and just about enough...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Peacefully located in the North York Moors National Park, this refurbished North Yorkshire accommodation is a former school with many 'green' features - perfect for a relaxing eco holiday or cheap family break. Nearby is Levisham Station, one of the stops on the North York Moors Steam Railway, great for access to linear walks over uncrowded moorland. Cropton Forest and Dalby Forest Drive will keep walking and cycling holiday enthusiasts happy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Dalby Forest

Address: Old School | Lockton, Pickering YO18 7PY, England (Formerly Lockton YHA)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Pickering
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Dalby Forest 4*
Number of rooms: 27
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“The disabled room was good for a family (three people)”
 of 5 bubbles parityerror, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“the double room has single beds and also doubles as the disabled travelers room”
 of 5 bubbles loch2lock, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“No need to worry, it's all quiet round here.”
 of 5 bubbles LynnP78, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room 1 - 3 bedroom en-suite”
 of 5 bubbles 781jamesd, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
“This place is small I was in the 6 bed female dorm which held us comfortably.”
 of 5 bubbles floppypuppy, 8 Jul 2014 | Read review
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