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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“drying room”(20 reviews)
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This hostel is very popular and you can see why. Lovely location right in the middle of some of the most breathtakingly beautifull countryside to be found anywhere in not only Lakeland but also in the British isles! The place is clean and tidy and...More

Thank Fellwalker63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightfully situated youth hostel with lovely staff and good breakfast and pack lunch. Eat their food, don't bother taking your own - they even sell booze. What's not to like? Can be midget on summer evenings and rooms quite compact - but great value for...More

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Thank timbax2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beauty of the Buttermere valley on a sunny morning in early summer has to be seen to be believed. This hostel is located in a walkers' paradise. There are low level lakeside paths and high mountains right outside the door. The hostel has a...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really cannot speak too highly of my experiences thus far with youth hostels, and my recent trip to Buttermere was no exception. The staff are attentive, polite and can't do enough, the breakfasts are plentiful and delicious (excellent new sausages on offer - check...More

Thank caseyjones1236
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Just had fabulous trip at this hostel once again.Location amazing for many outdoor pursuits with stunning mountain views all around,beautiful rural little village with 2 great pubs/hotels,tea shop and some of the best camping I have had at Sykes Farm too! and Buttermere water is...More

Thank gail t
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Free Parking
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US$32 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$32 - US$186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Paweł M
17 July 2015|
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Response from wilbo63 | Reviewed this property |
My sons and I prebooked our evening meal and breakfast so we didn't need a fridge,however there is a communal kitchen for those who wish to self cater. My sons brought their own hair dryer but I don't think the shower room... More
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"Room 1 - sleeps 6 - is a cracker."
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"All rooms are good"
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"Consider B&B as an alternative"
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"Try for a room on the lower floor, it was like an oven with four of us on the top floor"
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