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Having stayed at Barrow House several times with large groups in its YHA days, I was concerned that things may have changed to spoil this wonderful house since it's change of ownership. No worries. The atmosphere here is still 'outdoorsy' and well suited to those...More
The hostel is well maintained, and very country, really blends in with surrounding greens. The lake is just across the road and fantastic viewing point of the lake area is just short walk from the hostel.
This place is fantastic and I will be back. We arrived on Friday night to what felt like a warm welcome. We ordered breakfast and a packed lunch for Saturday morning ready for walking up Scafell Pike. We were meeting other people and they were...More
Best weekend ever! Great facilities run by really great people. We were a party of 10 blokes in our 40s, 50s and 60s and had a 22 bunk room to ourselves. We dined in the hostel on Friday and the food was excellent and a...More
Spent five nights in a clean comfortable and warm room. Its bunk beds. We have stayed here before. We go back because they are so relaxed if your a boisterous family, they don't mind, in fact I think they like children. Staff are friendly and...More
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Derwentwater Independent Hostel Borrowdale, Lake District
Hi Molly. Thanks for getting in touch. Yes we do have free wifi at our hostel. Here in Borrowdale, the broadband isn't as strong as in towns though. The wifi at the hostel doesn't extend to the bedrooms but we do have... More
Hi Molly. Thanks for getting in touch. Yes we do have free wifi at our hostel. Here in Borrowdale, the broadband isn't as strong as in towns though. The wifi at the hostel doesn't extend to the bedrooms but we do have reasonable coverage on the ground floor. Hope this helps and hope to see you in the future - please ask if we can help with anything else.
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"We stayed at room number 9, a room good enough for 6 pax, and sufficient space to move around"