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This was my first time staying in a hostel, more being used to facilities that are one extreme to the other - wild camping and bothies or well-facilitated holiday cottages. This place did not disappoint. Staff are friendly and genuinely interested in what walks you...More
We decided to spent a few days walking in the Lakes and discovering various walking routes...We chose the Derwentwater independent hostel because we had stayed there before with a group of 40 people. This time we chose a small room to accomodate our small group....More
Overall this place is just superb. It has an old style hostel feel to it. Was toying between 4 and 5 stars, but went for 5. Why? It’s just so well run and all the staff stand out as being friendly, professional, informative, and hard...More
We hired the whole hostel for an anniversary party for family and friends. The hostel is in a stunning location with the rooms at the front looking over the lake, and the ones at the back looking over the garden and waterfall. Tim was massively...More
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
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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"All rooms are quiet and situated far away from the roads, you can have views on the lake or the..."