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Ambleside, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0QD England See on map
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Meeting Rooms
Free Wifi
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great place/location to stay, friendly helpful staff, facilities fantastic. Breakfast great. Takeaway pizza was brill to. Tipi well equipped with stove, Would definatley stay again. We had a great time.

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Reviewed yesterday

Stayed with my partner for one night very comfortable accommodation with beautiful surroundings! Use of communal kitchen & dinning area. Extremly helpful kind staff! We had an issue ith our car the following day & received such kindness & help from the lovely Claire &...More

Thank KazM54
Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Front Office Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded today

Really nice to hear you had a really happy stay here with us here at Hawkshead. Hopefully we'll see you back here again next year.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel is in a lovely setting overlooking Esthwaite. My husband and I had booked YHA Hawkshead last minute for a weekend at the end of September. The only room left was a 4 bedded room in the annex, not in the main building. The...More

Thank Jigdolly
Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Front Office Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, we appreciate the feedback and will be looking into redecorating as much as possible over the winter period. Hopefully we'll see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, I was lucky enough to visit out of season so it was quiet and there was a total absence of children, so already I was a happy man. But everything about this hostel I found just perfect, from its proximity to Hawkeshead (near enough...More

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Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arranging an activity weekend and team building event I booked to stay here with 90+ colleagues. We stayed in the rooms in the main house and courtyard. All rooms were typically YHA, basic but spotless and surprising comfortable. Self catering kitchen is ok, but not...More

Thank JanetC2029
Response from YHA_Hawkshead, Manager at YHA HawksheadResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing in the spirit of communality and consideration too. As a large group booking, sharing the facilities with our other guests, you were one of the best we've had!

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YHA Hawkshead is a regency mansion set in stunning grounds overlooking tranquil Esthwaite water. We are located one mile south of Hawkshead village, known as "the prettiest village in Lakeland".We offer private More and family rooms as well as dormitory accommodation. Spread across two buildings, there is a lounge, games room, drying room and self- catering kitchen. We offer evening meals and breakfast, to be enjoyed in our spacious dining rooms overlooking the garden. Picnic lunches are also available for a day in the fells. We are fully licensed and offer a range of local beers, lagers, wines, spirits and soft drinks.We have a small shop, selling a range of gifts, souvineers, maps, guides, snacks and basic food provisions for those wishing to self- cater.Our helpful and friendly staff have a wealth of knowledge on the area and can assist you in planning your stay. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Family Rooms
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Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$15 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
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Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
22
Price range
US$15 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
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Questions & Answers
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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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Room Tips
"Courtyard room was quiet & En-Suite"
KazM54
2 days ago
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"As I said, our Courtyard Room 3 meant we did get disturbed a little by the noise from upstairs"
GeoffandClare007
4 weeks ago
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"Research what is available based on your stay."
nataliewD8809AM
13 Jun 2018
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"Stay in a camping pod!"
caseyjones1236
31 Oct 2017
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