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    Derwentwater Independent Hostel

    Barrow House, Borrowdale CA12 5UR, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent69%
    • Very good28%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Conference Facilities
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
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    Lodore Falls Hotel
    2,070 reviews
    #5 of 5 hotels in Borrowdale
     
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    #1 of 4 Speciality lodging in Borrowdale
     
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    Reviews (73)
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    1 - 5 of 72 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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.

    Thank ericchong2015
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    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

    Thank Shamanicnz
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Best weekend ever! Great facilities run by really great people. We were a party of 10 blokes in our 40s, 50s and 60s and had a 22 bunk room to ourselves. We dined in the hostel on Friday and the food was excellent and a...More

    Thank Peter_J_Halliwell
    Reviewed 3 June 2017

    Spent five nights in a clean comfortable and warm room. Its bunk beds. We have stayed here before. We go back because they are so relaxed if your a boisterous family, they don't mind, in fact I think they like children. Staff are friendly and...More

    Thank cherry b
    Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

    Group of 19 stayed 3 nights for a rowing club training camp. Great value for full board. Food was really very good and the self catering kitchen was really good between meals for post-training eating. Rooms are clean and basic. Bunk beds a bit small...More

    Thank Patrick E
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    YHA Borrowdale
    204 reviews
    #1 of 4 Speciality lodging in Borrowdale
     
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$57 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Cumbria >
    • Lake District >
    • Borrowdale
    • Also Known As
    • Derwentwater Independent Hostel Borrowdale/Keswick
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    Traveller (52)
    Pool & Beach (16)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (50)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    Molly r
    10 August 2015|
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    Response from Kathy M | Property representative |
    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
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    "We stayed at room number 9, a room good enough for 6 pax, and sufficient space to move around"
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    "Front room have a beautiful view over Derwentwater"
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    "Front rooms have best views over the lake"
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    "Choose from a dormitory or a smaller room with 4 or 6 bunk beds. Toilets and showers are shared - no en-suite."
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