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    Elterwater Hostel

    Elterwater Independent Hostel Ltd | Ambleside, Elterwater LA22 9HX, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent86%
    • Very good11%
    • Average2%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Langdale Chase Hotel
    1,081 reviews
    #11 of 20 hotels in Windermere
     
    The Daffodil Hotel & Spa
    1,827 reviews
    #6 of 14 hotels in Grasmere
     
    Skelwith Bridge Hotel
    390 reviews
    #7 of 12 hotels in Ambleside
     
    Cragwood Country House Hotel
    1,019 reviews
    #2 of 20 hotels in Windermere
     
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    1 - 5 of 180 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    spent last saturday at hostel, Hired a room for 6 but only 4 of us actually turned up which was probably a good thing as would have been a bit cramped. Bedding good and clean , usb chargers next to bed . Clean hot showers....More

    Thank Darencrosbie
    Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 2 days ago

    Thanks for the review Cheers Nick

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Stayed at this pleasant, scenic hostel for one night. Parking wasn't a problem as there is a National Trust carpark nearby. The staff was friendly and helpful throughout the booking process and our short stay. The two course dinner was also value for money and...More

    Thank sunnyday20
    Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for the lovely review Cheers Nick

    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    What a beautiful spot! We loved staying at the Elterwater Hostel. It is very reasonable and yet has all you could wish for when visiting the Lake District. I'd been invited to take part in a marathon reading of Arthur Ransome's book 'Swallows and Amazons'...More

    Thank SophieN685
    Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 12 September 2017

    Thanks for the great review. Cheers Nick

    Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

    A very nice and clean place very friendly staff set in a beautiful spot . The breakfast is well worth the money. Would not hesitate to stay again . With some good walks along the river was lucky enough to see a calf being born...More

    1  Thank Agnes M
    Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for the great review Cheers Nick

    Reviewed 24 August 2017

    Stayed in this brilliant hostel for three nights. The staff,Pete and Andy are top lads. Extremely helpful and full of local knowledge and I had a good laugh with them. I can't say enough. Was super impressed with how much I enjoyed my time here....More

    Thank OirishMike
    Response from ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater HostelResponded 28 August 2017

    Thanks for the great review We'd love to see you back again Cheers Nick

    Langdale Chase Hotel
    1,081 reviews
    #11 of 20 hotels in Windermere
     
    The Daffodil Hotel & Spa
    1,827 reviews
    #6 of 14 hotels in Grasmere
     
    Skelwith Bridge Hotel
    390 reviews
    #7 of 12 hotels in Ambleside
     
    Cragwood Country House Hotel
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 27 - US$ 131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Cumbria >
    • Lake District >
    • Elterwater
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    Traveller (24)
    Dining (5)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (33)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    oerosen
    15 February 2017|
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    Response from Elterwater H | Property representative |
    Hi Emma Thanks for your interest in the Hostel. There are a number of options to travel by Train or Bus/Coach from Manchester to Windermere or Ambleside in the Lake District. From there the best way to get to the Hostel... More
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    "We had an ensuite family room sleeping up to 5 on the ground floor but try a room with a view upstairs."
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    "All rooms appeared clean! (we had a group of 12 of us stay, so used 3 rooms in total)"
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    "Maybe suggest a front room with a view."
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    "Any of them"
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