We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

YHA Wasdale Hall

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Management photos
YHA Wasdale Hall
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

135 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for YHA Wasdale Hall
See the most recent reviews
Showing 134: English reviews
Lymington, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2014

20 Dad's from a small town in Hampshire stayed here midway through their 3-Peaks challenge. We were late arriving but the staff could not have been more accommodating. We met with a smile, an open bar and a large vat of bolognese - hurrah!! A splendid breakfast and a great packed lunch left happy memories Thank you team Manley

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Manley H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2014

How could it be bad? Amazing views of the fells, lovely old house. Well, the service could be shoddy/unfriendly. In fact, it's the complete opposite. The staff are very accommodating and friendly. After a day on the fells my friend and I turned up around 7:50pm, but even at that comparatively late hour we were promised a meal and were...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Dunkers_75
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Just stayed the weekend with a dozen pals. The best hostel I have ever stayed in, staff very friendly, a view to lift the heart, great breakfast and packed lunches. Plenty of toilets and wc's too. There is wifi and a huge oak panelled lounge. All beds have a light and a power point too. It is so quiet and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank AdrianH1967
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2014

We stayed for two nights in one of the newly refurbished rooms, having visited a couple of times before in the last few years. Wasdale Hall is a fantastic place, a beautiful property. Kirsty, Bob and the staff are fantastic and the meals are brilliant.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tony561
Conwy County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We stayed in the dormitory accommodation for two nights ( Sat & Sun 16/17th August ). The hostel is in a beautiful setting and the building itself is magnificent .Our friends had booked a 4 bed room but we were a late booking so had pot look on arrival . The beds were comfortable if functional , our room had...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jfr531
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2014

The YHA team couldn't have been more warm and helpful when a group of us stayed for a great week this summer. I have been coming back to this venue as part of a group each year for the last 14 years. The rugged landscape makes for fantastic fell walks. We canoed on Wastwater and swam each day. The food...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Lynn H
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I went to this y h a this summer with a big group. The staff were really good and friendly and the food was excellent they looked after me as a disabled person very well I would recommend this hostel.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank buyan_12
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2014

30 of us came to stay for a fantastic summer week in this beautiful valley with Britain's favourite view. The weather was variable, but as usual we were looked after extremely well. The food was excellent, the accommodation was comfortable, and the staff couldn't have been more friendly. We have used the venue before for group events, and the reason...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Gerry M
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2014

If this was a private hotel you'd be charged £300+ a night! As a youth hostel you get stunning location, oak panelled rooms and grand fireplaces for under £20 a night! Granted you have to put up with complete strangers snoring loudly all through the night in the bunk next to you, but I slept soundly knowing that my bank...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Rob E
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Beautifully located next to the lake with stunning views of the famous Wastwater Screes and cliffs, this is a great place to stay. It is a quiet place, far from the crowds in other parts of the Lake District and a bit off the beaten track, but well worth the effort of getting there. We chose not to use the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AD61

103 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (79)
Viewed
View from Room (10)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (20)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (36)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (24)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (12)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (6)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Nether Wasdale
2.0 km away
The Strands Hotel
The Strands Hotel
#1 of 1 in Nether Wasdale
157 reviews
17.1 km away
YHA Coniston Holly How
YHA Coniston Holly How
#3 of 9 in Coniston
106 reviews
19.5 km away
YHA Grasmere Butharlyp Howe
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
12.8 km away
YHA Buttermere
YHA Buttermere
#1 of 1 in Buttermere
97 reviews
6.1 km away
YHA Eskdale
YHA Eskdale
#2 of 2 in Boot
48 reviews
22.8 km away
YHA Keswick
YHA Keswick
#5 of 31 in Keswick
136 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
YHA Wasdale Hall (formerly known as YHA Wastwater) is a stunning half-timbered National Trust-owned house dating from 1829 and still retains many original features. Enjoy beautiful scenery from the grounds, which extend to the shores of Lake Wastwater, England's deepest lake. Within easy reach of England's highest mountain, walkers will be busy here. After a hectic day enjoy a delicious meal in our wood paneled restaurant with stunning views of the lake. All meals are home-cooked using fresh produce in the Wasdale Hall kitchens and served to your table. A range of local Cumbrian ales, fine wines, spirits and soft drinks are also available to accompany your meal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Wasdale Hall

Address: Wasdale Hall Wasdale Hall, Nether Wasdale CA20 1ET, England (Formerly YHA Wastwater)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Nether Wasdale
Price Range: ₹ 5,796 - ₹ 6,056 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA Wasdale Hall 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Priceline, Hotels.com, Travelocity and Agoda so you can book your YHA Wasdale Hall reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from YHA Wasdale Hall staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from YHA Wasdale Hall staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms have a Lake View”
 of 5 bubbles 446christopherj, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Dorms very good if you dont mind possibly many comings and goings in the night and early morning.”
 of 5 bubbles DanAndie, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front look over Wastwater”
 of 5 bubbles Sachertorte_12, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“stay in the Wasdale Head Inn....private facilities and no bunks;) ; ;)”
 of 5 bubbles beckyt686, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Overlooking the lake”
 of 5 bubbles joy211, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay