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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A functional and acceptable hostel providing all the neccessary basics. Could do with a bit of a spring clean, cob webs in the dormitory. Showers run fluctuating water temperatures. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Like the feel of the traditional old cottage type nature of the hostel.

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worcester
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small, traditional hostel at the end of a long track nestled in the hills. If your satnav stops you at the cattle grid keep faith and drive up the track. You will spot the white cottage at the top. Very friendly staff. We enjoyed good vegan food - especially likes the tagine for supper. Rooms clean and warm. Big... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Planned the usual peaks and executed plan but on second day took an alternate route down from the old man due to a large ammount of upcomming padestrian traffic, i found a adit that i had never seen before, the next day i decided to explore this entrance into the upper workings very near the top southern side of the... More 

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North Yorkshire, England
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had 3 nights here with breakfast and dinner. We had the benefit of a private room that would have slept four but essentially we were in single beds. The welcome was warm and friendly and nothing was too much trouble for our hosts. The food was good and substantial with vegetarian options as required. We found the showers and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Had a great last-minute stay here. Beautiful location up in the hills, very friendly staff, great facilities considering the remote location. Clean, tidy, friendly and nice communal areas. I didn't try the food on offer, so can't comment on that. Highly recommended for a peaceful get-away.

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

A lovely semi-remote hostel with friendly and helpful staff. The food was good and self-catering facilities are provided. The hostel is small so boring well in advance for private rooms is necessary. We ended up in dormitories.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

We had a fabulous stay at the Coppermines. Location allowed us to walk for the door but was close enough to other activities. The hostel is well managed and the staff are friendly and made sure that we had a great stay. Food was delicious and home cooked and we were allowed to be flexible with the timing of meals... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Ran a team development week from here for a small business group early June 2016. Very calming & friendly place. Staff extremely friendly & welcoming, looked after us well all week. Deffo recommend the place, easy access to the mountains and its more remote location is great for getting away from it all. Thanks guys for a fab week.

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2 reviews
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed for a week at the Coppermines YHA in June 2016. I was attending an activity week with a group of colleagues. The hostel has everything you could wish for, with a comfortable lounge, well equipped self catering kitchen, drying room, spacious bedrooms, hot showers and stunning views. The hostels location is well suited for those wanting a base... More 

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Yate, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a week in June 2016 on a business trip with 11 other people. We were immediately welcomed into the hostel by warm and friendly staff. The rooms were great, all ready and made up, we had a sink in ours with a mirror and plenty of charging places. The heating worked really well as most nights... More 

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YHACoppermines, Manager at YHA Coniston Coppermines, responded to this review

Thanks Abby! It was a pleasure having your group with us and we got very jealous of all the activities you all got up to. We are very glad that you enjoyed it all and hopefully we'll see you again. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfect for mountain lovers looking for great climbing holidays. Beautifully located, this hostel offers a 500ft head start on the ascent of the Old Man of Coniston. There are many other walks and splendid views to enjoy from this rural retreat. A great base for outdoor activity breaks and walking holidays. Access to the hostel is via a mile long un-surfaced track out of Coniston village, but we have a licensed bar with real ale should you want to settle in for the evening in front of the fire. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Coniston Coppermines

Address: Coppermines Valley, Coniston LA21 8HP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Price Range: £58 - £118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — YHA Coniston Coppermines 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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