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YHA Tanners Hatch

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We stayed at Tanners Hatch for 3 nights in November and enjoyed the location thoroughly. The property is a bit dated but they were getting ready to shut down for refurbishment. Would highly recommend staying there especially after the refurbishment.

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Boxmeer, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Great place to stay. Old style youth hostelling still alive today. We loved staying here for three nights with our kids. Great atmosphere & location. Hope they keep it as it is. Unique place! Real English experience.

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Lovely location, and a great nights sleep, plus the hostel manager was exceedingly helpful when I turned up late due to train delays etc. Saw two tawny owls on the track to the hostel, which was lovely.

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I arrived at dusk and parked in the National Trust car park as indicated on the information provided by the YHA at the time of booking. You have to pay attention to the information and map provided to be able to find your way, although there is a wooden sign to the hostel. It is a 20 minute or so...

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Forsheda
Reviewed 28 September 2016

After a peaceful or thrilling, depending on personality, walk through the darkness (don't swich you torch on), an owl being the only company, you see the rewarding glimpse of light that signals the cutest cottage, set in a likewise garden at the edge of a meadow. Well, you hear the generator, too, as it's not on an electric line... No...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

A cutesy, very old, low-beamed workers cottage. Bit of a walk from car parking and transport but adds to the atmosphere.Take all your own food - and a torch is handy. Possibility of camping too. Very friendly host.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

A lovely place but NOT for small children. The track is a steep hill and they are very strict on the no car rule. It's nearly an hour trip to walk back to your car with a wheel barrow, load the wheelbarrow and lug it back down to the camp site. We were a pretty fit group but found it...

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Daventry, UK
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I was working in the area, and rather than come home each night (a four hour round trip) I decided to stay two nights in a Hostel. The one I usually used was sold out so for the first time I decided to try this one. I am so glad that I did. The actual hostel is about three quarters...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

What can I say of this place that can make justice to its uniqueness and Andy's (the keeper) kindness? After a disgraceful experience with a rental car from #easirent booked through #easycar (sorry, no record of those two businesses to leave a review), Andy did totally save the day! He not only waited for us at the hostel until midnight...

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Andy B, Manager at YHA Tanners Hatch, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review Anna. See you again soon.

Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I really enjoyed staying here. It has a cosy, homely feel and the hosts were welcolming. There is no car park, so you have to park in a National Trust car park and take a 10 minute walk through the woods to get to the Hostel. Ok in day time, but would be scary at night! The toilet and shower...

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Address: off Ranmore Common Road, Dorking RH5 6BE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Surrey > Dorking
Hotel Class:1 star — YHA Tanners Hatch 1*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The three dorms are much the same but the bunk beds can be three-tiers high. Arrive in good time to choose your bed.”
Fallen_Perseid, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There is only one dorm for each gender.”
YlvaL_11, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book via the YHA website as the dircet phone in the building is never answered. Ask for very clear directions, and ensure you are made aware of where you can park safely if arriving in a motoring vehicle.”
iwritetravel, 6 Aug 2014 | Read review
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