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YHA Keswick

212 reviews
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  • Poor5%
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“youth hostel”(20 reviews)
“drying room”(22 reviews)
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Weekend Stay at Keswick YHA for Great Gable Remembrance Service. Shared, ensuite room for 4 guys with balcony and two bunk beds. Accommodation was comfortable and clean. Smart cards for security access make comings and goings really easy. Great facilities for dining and drying clothing...More

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Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks for the kind words Duncan, we're glad we could provide you with a comfortable stay for your visit for the Great Gable Service. It's great to hear you enjoyed the en suite room and made full use of the drying room and dining facilities....More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

The hostel is very well situated in the town centre with views of the river, park and adjacent fells. The lake and theatre are within walking distance. The lounge and bar areas are very comfortable and the food and drink is good value. The en-suite...More

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Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 10 November 2017

Hi Steve, thank you for the feedback. We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that our location ticked all the right boxes for you. Our en-suite rooms are a new addition this season and have proven to be quite a big hit with our...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

So... I'm a local(ish) guy who has a soft spot for Keswick and derwentwater. So when chips are down and some R&R is needed, a few nights in Keswick sounds just the trick. I'd not stayed in Keswick before and wanted somewhere I could be...More

Thank Colin R
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We've stayed at this hostel a fair few times over the years. It boasts a superb location by the river, a short stroll from the town centre. Free parking (disc controlled) is readily available on Station Road, with no time restriction between 6pm and 8am....More

Thank Dash1957
Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 30 October 2017

Thanks for that lovely and detailed review! We’re delighted that you think highly of our recent renovations; the new bar/café boasts a great range of wines, spirits and local ales. We agree the view of Latrigg and Skiddaw from the renovated first floor en-suite rooms...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

We chose Keswick as out first YHA stop off in the Lakes as when we tried before it had been closed by the terrible flooding. While the hostel is in a great location close to town I just didn't enjoy it as much as we...More

Thank charliefarli
Response from keswickmanager, Front Office Manager at YHA KeswickResponded 26 October 2017

Hi charliefarli, thank you for leaving us some feedback following your stay with us. We're sorry to hear you had a few issues with the hostel - I'm particularly surprised to hear that you didn't feel welcome as our staff are consistently praised for their...More

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US$33 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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23 August 2017|
Response from keswickmanager | Property representative |
Hi rosmar51. Public transport from Newcastle to Keswick (and onwards to Wordsworth House at Cockermouth) is pretty good - during the summer months you can even catch the direct Wright Bros service from Newcastle to Keswick... More
8 November 2016|
Response from keswickmanager | Property representative |
Hi there, Provided you book a private room, there are no problems with that arrangement. Please bring ID along with you as guests under the age of 16 cannot stay without adult accompaniment. Cheers, YHA Keswick
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"Get a riverside room for a lovely view of Skiddaw & the sounds of the Greta as you go to sleep."
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"Ask for a river view."
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"private en-suite with balcony over the river"
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"First floor en suite riverside!"
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