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Wayfarers Independent Hostel
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
114 hotel reviews
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“Great stay”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We stayed there for a night in order to catch the morning train to London, direction given by Mark was very clear and easy to find, walking distance to railway station and city center. We stayed in the quad room with attached bathroom, the hostel is new and spotless clean, very comfortable bed and nice neighborhood. Highly recommended !

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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manchester
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

comfortable and clean hostel close to city centre . staff made us feel welcome. |Would stay again. close to Ullswater and easy access from m6 motorway. Parking on street nearby with permit provided from hostel. Shame it rained, would have been better in the sunshine. Nice breakfast and cottage cafe.

Room Tip: ground floor facilities for people with walking facilities
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Penrith, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Stayed here this past Friday night with a bunch of guys, we had the 6 bed dorm and twin room. Amazing service from start to finish with courteous and prompt contact prior to arrival. The place is clean, modern and well equipped. The decor is cool and we really couldn't fault it, all at a great price. We would highly recommend this place to anyone

Room Tip: The Royal Pub at the bottom of the road and round the corner is a great place.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Loved the place and enjoyed a pleasant stay. Staff were welcoming and helpful.
Problem with shower room due to water collecting around toilet area (the opposite end to the shower). Generally though the room was well decorated and equipped and the hostel even had tools, track pumps etc. available in a specific room for cycles.

Booths supermarket at the top of the hill is great for breakfast. The Agricultural (a little further on towards the castle), good for an evening meal.

Room Tip: It was well worth booking the private twin room, even though I travelled alone.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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Newcastle, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Stayed here BH Monday Sat 3 May this year with my 2 mates. Perfect location, very clean... Was apprehensive because we have never stayed in a Hostel before however disregard all of the images such as dorm rooms etc.. Basically, this is just a very clean and well kept value for money hotel with ensuite.... Just what we needed after a hard days ride. It is also well equipped with Cycle Maintenance Tools and Walking Gear Waterproofer etc. all FREE OF CHARGE. Highly Recommended. Friendly Service also.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2014

A really nice place to stay, and such a reasonable rate. Has all the facilities that you would require. Has clean rooms, a well equiped dining room and a beautiful patio.Good pubs nearby for meals. We tried the Lowther Arms which was very good value and had excellent ales.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2014

A brilliantly clean and comfortable YH. Free wifi, free team and coffee, and friendly staff. Great base for the Lakes and a 2 minute walk from Penrith town centre where there are many pubs and restaurants. Comfy beds also.

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Property: Wayfarers Independent Hostel
Address: 19 Brunswick Square, Penrith CA11 7LR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Penrith
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 22 Speciality Lodging in Penrith
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a family run independent hostel in Penrith, Cumbria, right on the C2C cycle route and the edge of the Lake District National Park. We offer excellent value hostel style accommodation with 16 beds spread over 4 rooms. With indoor cycle storage, drying room, lounge and full kitchen facilities we are an ideal place to stay for individuals, families and groups. ... more   less 
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