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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“youth hostel”(21 reviews)
“camping pods”(13 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our kids loved the time we spent in the Arctic Cabin. This particular cabin has enough room for five and dogs. Whilst the YHA 'glamping' is never as luxurious as private companies offer, it's good enough for us. The hostel itself was lovely and the...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my husband stayed for 1 night sat 11th Aug Check in was easy and the fella at reception was very helpful We stayed in a pod which was lovely we had 2 single beds and a double bed in our pod the area...More

Thank Gemmam8
Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your lovely review, Gemma. We hope you come back and stay with us again soon! Thanks for your recommendation for mirrors in the Pods - that's a great idea!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed with my daughter and four year old grand-daughter who was thrilled to be camping. We stayed in one of the camping pods and it was safe for her to run round in idyllic rural surroundings and make friends. The breakfast in the hostel...More

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Thank MJD H
Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, and we're so pleased 3 generations of your family enjoyed the camping pod experience! Hope you'll come back to stay with us again, or why not check out other YHA's who also offer exciting camping ranges?

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I couldnt find anywhere cheap enough this week and Hawkshead was the only Yha with vacancies. I booked a private room and was told I'd be in the courtyard which is not part of the main hostel. I was pleased with this as it is...More

1  Thank mrsr0ssi
Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 1 week ago

We're sorry to hear you didn't get the nights sleep you were hoping for. Work had been done last winter to fit soundproofing underlay under the carpet tiles. We'll contact the fitters and see if there is more they can do to deaden the sound....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't recommend Hawskhead YHA enough. Great location and facilities. The self-catering area is superb along with the adjoining dining room. And you're in the heart of the Lakes. Nothing to complain about - give it a go!

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Thank HN65
Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Front Office Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review. Come back and stay soon or why not try one of our other great hostels located all over the country.

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Prashant S
3 June 2018|
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Response from YHA_Hawkshead | Property representative |
Every conventional hostel room (dormitory and private) have sinks in them. 2 of our Courtyard rooms are En-suite (these will be clearly stated on the website), all other rooms have shared toilet and shower facilities. All... More
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Emma K
11 October 2017|
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Response from YHA_Hawkshead | Property representative |
Hi Emma, We do have Wi-Fi available but this is currently only in the courtyard building (self catering kitchen & classrooms).
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EmmaBxox
13 June 2017|
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Response from Luvy C | Reviewed this property |
I'm on EE and had a full signal
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