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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Rethink your stereotype of a youth hostel. Yes, dorms and shared loos, but spotlessly clean, well equipped kitchens, friendly and hospitable staff making an extra effort to welcome guests. Wifi works. Location is pitch perfect. Only problem is parking. The National Trust car park is available but says it doesn't like overnight parking.

Date of stay: May 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Thank David W
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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thanks for the great comments.

For info, there is no issue with overnight parking at the National Trust car park despite the sign suggesting otherwise

Cheers

Nick

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely little hostel located nearby to great walking routes. All facilities well maintained and very clean. Beds comfy and had a great nights sleep. Pub nearby was good too (see attached pic). Andy at reception was great and helped us out a ton. Highly recommend.

Date of stay: March 2018
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank manijs2018
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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

We're please you enjoyed your visit

Hopefully we'll see you again soon

Cheers

Nick

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Picture-perfect location. All the rooms were so clean and bright with an amazing view of the surrounding landscape. Staff extremely friendly and advised us on walking routes to take. The kitchen is big and spacious, with lots of pots and pans for whatever you need. Homely and friendly atmosphere, with lots of games and books to peruse. Men's washrooms renovated to a high and modern standard. Spacious showers and plenty of them. Would definitely return! Thank you Elterwater!

Date of stay: March 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank Liberty R
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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi,

And thanks for the great review.

Please tell your friends

Cheers

Nick

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

That is my, yet another return to Elterwater. All well known fab location, friendly staff, massive and well equipped self catering kitchen, very efficient drying room plus they've splashed some serious money to improve gents washroom. It is looking rather swish now :D

Best place around get even better!

Room tip: Riding and walking straight from the door destination of choice
Date of stay: March 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank IvanMTB
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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thanks for the great review. We're glad you like it!

Cheers

Nick

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This was my 2nd weekend stay at Elterwater Hostel and already planning to go back again next year! Location is perfect, there are a range of beautiful hikes to do directly from the hostel, would really recommend this area of the lakes. The hostel itself is very clean and comfortable, the bathrooms have been recently renovated and the drying room was so helpful after a day hiking through the snow!

Date of stay: January 2018
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank Katie S
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ElterwaterManager, Manager at Elterwater Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi Katie,

Thanks for the great review. Just an update... we've nearly finished upgrading the men's bathrooms to the same standard as the women's

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Nick

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