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    Alston Youth Hostel

    The Firs | The Firs, Alston CA9 3RW, England
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (8)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (3)
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    Overview

    • Excellent76%
    • Very good15%
    • Average5%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “drying room” (5 reviews)
    “bike storage” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    3 Star Hotel
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    Lowbyer Manor Country House
    187 reviews
    #1 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Alston
     
    Alston House
    262 reviews
    #2 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Alston
     
    Nent Hall Country House Hotel
    532 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Alston
     
    Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel
    620 reviews
    #3 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Alston
     
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    1 - 5 of 38 reviews

    Reviewed 4 March 2017

    We only had a brief overnight stay on the way to the Lakes, but we were given a very warm welcome. A well laid out kitchen & dining area and an excellent breakfast with the supporting act of red squirrels through the big window.

    Thank Geoff and Clare L
    Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth Hostel

    Thank you for your very nice review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope your return visit is just as good! The squirrels have been primed for more breakfast time antics to keep guests amused!

    Reviewed 3 October 2016

    blown away by lovely people, never stayed in a youth hostel before, these people took the concept of hospitality and help fullness further . Wish I was there tonight. Good luck guys. Each one of the owners impressed me with their wit and friendliness

    Thank Chris E
    Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth Hostel

    Thank you so much for your very kind words! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and made your first experience of a youth hostel a positive one!!

    Reviewed 27 September 2016

    From a very friendly welcome, to the superbly clean rooms, this is everything a hostel should be. The breakfast was freshly cooked for each guest and was excellent. Although this hostel is within the YHA network, it is privately owned and run as a YHA...More

    1  Thank Pete M
    Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth Hostel

    Dear Pete. Thank you for taking the time to leave us such lovely feedback after your stay with us! We do work hard to keep our hostel clean and welcoming but it makes it all worth while when we get such nice comments from our...More

    Reviewed 22 August 2016

    My first return to a youth hostel sincel I started hostelling in 1963. ( bye the bye anybody remember "Nunk." from those days at Exeter YHA?) Ahh! those were the days when wardens were ex-prison wardens from Borstals and one had to do your daily...More

    1  Thank willewalker
    Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth Hostel

    Thank you for your lovely comments and amusing reminisces of by-gone days of harder times in Youth Hostels! Hopefully those days are long gone! It is always lovely to welcome people back and dish out a bit of 'coddling' (especially if they are gold prospectors!!)....More

    Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

    I love youth hostels and it is sad that this one (vital for the Pennine Way) was sold by the YHA. Thankfully, three lovely people bought it who clearly value this type of hostel. All of us staying got a great welcome and the facilities...More

    1  Thank Matthew C
    Response from AlstonYH14, Owner at Alston Youth Hostel

    Thank You for your very kind and positive comments Matthew. We are pleased you and your sons enjoyed your stay with us. We hope your sons follow in your footsteps and take to walking and exploring much more. And maybe come back to stay with...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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