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    YHA Borrowdale

    Longthwaite, Keswick CA12 5XE, England
    011 44 345 371 9624
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good30%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “games room” (20 reviews)
    “great hostel” (15 reviews)
    “youth hostel” (21 reviews)
    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

    DORM The room was unbearably hot, made sleeping a challenge. POD It was damp and everything felt wet in there, even our PJs. Cold and poor nights sleep. FOOD/DRINKS Rustic, homemade food- nothing luxurious but tasty, filling and eatable. Good selection of drinks!! Breakfast was...More

    Thank Katie P
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 23 September 2017

    Thank you taking the time to leave us a review, I am pleased that the most significant point is that the staff were informative and lovely, that it is great to hear. We all work hard to provide a welcoming and pleasant environment for our...More

    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    My son and i stayed for 10 nights in the middle of August...he is 24 and I am nearly 60 so going away in the school holidays may have been a busy and noisy affair in a hostel. It was a pleasure at Borrowdale which...More

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    Thank KBradz5
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 13 September 2017

    Thanks for an amazing review, we are really pleased you both enjoyed your stay here at YHA Borrowdale. We certainly can get pretty busy here over the summer but we are lucky enough to have plenty of space for everyone to spread out. If you...More

    Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

    I found this place amazing. My little pod I loved it! Includes plug sockets, light, heater and 3 matresses and duvets. Close to Keswick and Scarfell my purpose for the visit. Good on site parking, kitchen plenty of toilets and snack counter/bar. I would recommend...More

    Thank SaraSmile23
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 4 September 2017

    Thank you for your review, I am glad you have been won over by our cosy pods, they do offer you a fine view and a comfy bed. The lack of signal is both a blessing and a curse, the Wi-Fi and payphone normally combine...More

    Reviewed 3 September 2017

    It had been 37 years since I had last stayed in this lovely YHA. Much had changed, with more flexible sleeping and eating options, but the relaxed charm was still the same. A friendly atmosphere with welcoming social spaces - great for someone like myself...More

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    Thank Jan G
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 4 September 2017

    Thank you for going out of your way to leave us a lovely review, I am so pleased that you have returned to the hostel after such a long period away, certainly don't leave it for 37 years until your next visit. We are in...More

    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    Three of us stayed for 1 night in August 2017. We had a private 3 bedded room. We all loved this hostel. Everything from the staff welcome to the facilities, the genuinely cosmopolitan clientele and of course the superb location was exactly what we had...More

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    Thank neilhannah20
    Response from Rhys M, Manager at YHA BorrowdaleResponded 4 September 2017

    Thank you for your review, it is wonderful to hear that we matched your expectations and you cannot wait to return. Luckily for you, we are not going anywhere so come and visit us again soon.

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    • Free Parking
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$21 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Borrowdale
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    • YHA Borrowdale Keswick
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    Ammo83
    7 July 2017|
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    Response from Rhys M | Property representative |
    Hello, Unfortunately we do not allow fires when camping, the camping field is a grass lawn and just couldn't take the damage. There is a river running through the grounds where guests sometimes make a small campfire. Kind... More
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    Patrick S
    14 May 2017|
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    Response from Rhys M | Property representative |
    Hello Patrick, Yes you can rent towels with us, we charge £2 per towel and you can retain it for the duration of your stay. Thanks, Rhys
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