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YHA Ambleside

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“youth hostel”(64 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Its more like a hotel than a YHA. Theres an old world charm to the hostel. Has the best setting on the lake, rooms have lake views and it's only a stones throw walk to/from Ambleside. The buffet food was great, the staff pleasant and...More

Thank rmcalcott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The family are welcomed at YHA Ambleside and stay is worth the trip. Really nice place to stay and to visit the Lake. The rooms for family with showers are ideal. We will come back for sure and recommend this excellent place.

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Response from Reception Manag... R, Guest Relations Manager at YHA AmblesideResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and for recommending us! The ensuite rooms are lovely aren't they :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is beautiful, the building is well-maintained, the food and packed lunches were well-worth the cost. It's a central location in Lake District, you can get to and from anywhere easily, I used it as a base for my hiking to go back to...More

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Thank megan1232018
Response from Reception Manag... R, Guest Relations Manager at YHA AmblesideResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review Megan :)

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Wonderful location right on the banks of lake Windermere. We stopped for a drink and a sit in the sun. Quite close to the boats at Waterhead but really very quiet and little road noise. Would recommend the local ales and the food is well...More

Thank Slippermate
Response from Reception Manag... R, Guest Relations Manager at YHA AmblesideResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks for your review, we're really pleased that you enjoyed stopping off for some food and drinks with us.

Reviewed 13 April 2018

The location of the hostel is quite nice as it is within a five-minute walk from a bus stop, and most importantly, it is right in front of Lake Windermere! You can enjoy the glistening water whenever you want with a low budget! Though the...More

Thank nikki2762016
Response from Reception Manag... R, Guest Relations Manager at YHA AmblesideResponded 16 April 2018

We are in a great location :)

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Free Parking
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Free Parking
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US$37 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$37 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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timinitdawit
4 December 2017|
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Response from Reception Manag... R | Property representative |
Hi there, We're a 6 minute drive or a 30 minute walk away from the Ambleside campus.
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lestempsduvoyage
28 July 2017|
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Hi We're well connected by bus between Kendal to Keswick and out to Coniston and the Langdale Valley, however there arent any transport connections to the western lakes. There's loads to do in and around Ambleside though... More
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