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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
The hostel is well maintained, and very country, really blends in with surrounding greens. The lake is just across the road and fantastic viewing point of the lake area is just short walk from the hostel.
This place is fantastic and I will be back. We arrived on Friday night to what felt like a warm welcome. We ordered breakfast and a packed lunch for Saturday morning ready for walking up Scafell Pike. We were meeting other people and they were...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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"We stayed at room number 9, a room good enough for 6 pax, and sufficient space to move around"