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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“converted church”(14 reviews)
“drying room”(23 reviews)
“coast to coast”(32 reviews)
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2 Star Hotel
Please understand the word Hostel, I offer buget accomadation, bunk beds with bedding provided. You can make your own meals, there is a drying room, hot showers,common room to relax in.All you need after a long day walking, cycling,traveling.
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Location and contact
Market Street, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4QQ, England
37.6 miles to Durham Tees Valley Airport
19 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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All reviewsconverted churchdrying roomcoast to coaststayed hereself catering kitchenrelaxed atmospheredormitory stylebike storagewarm welcomebudget accommodationgreat place to stayexcellent locationcomfy sofaswith some friendslovely ladyclean facilitiesbeautiful building
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are on the coast to coast and stayed over in Kirkby Stephen. Book the hostel as it is something we wanted to experience. We were treated by Denise as we walked down the street as we were a bit late. Clean and tidy hostel...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

A large group of us stayed here last weekend. Have stayed here before but not for a few years. It's a converted church in a good location in the centre of town. I think it has changed ownership since we last stayed but it doesn't...More

Thank rmc12York
Response from Denise R, Owner at Kirkby Stephen HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

So sorry you did not have a good time at my hostel, Please be aware that there is money being spent on the place, hence you had a new bathroom, sorry it is not quite finished, The good news id that it will be finished...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Stayed with some friends. There was some confusion with the booking and number of beds required. Our dorm was ok. It hand an en suite but this was not finished - had a toilet without a seat on, shower without any curtain (so water went...More

Thank GFYork2015
Response from Denise R, Owner at Kirkby Stephen HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

So sorry you did not have a good time at my hostel, the problems with the rooms were sorted out and you all beniffited form a room at no extra cost. Please be aware that there is money being spent on the place, hence you...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018

My second stay at this hostel. Ideal for the budget traveller with a relaxed atmosphere and a well equipped self-catering kitchen. The dormitory style accommodation is perfectly fine after a long days walk.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best overnight stops on my reverse coast to coast from Scarborough to Barrow in Furness. The sister of the lady who usually runs the place was in charge for the weekend and her attention to everyone’s needs was first class....More

Thank LichfieldCharlie
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US$27 - US$237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$27 - US$237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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"Not sure there was any good rooms"
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"Good value if on a budget or like hostels. Denise was great as had local walking history and knowledge."
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"Book elsewhere if possible"
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