Fantastic place to stay. Definitely would recommend. Linda answered all my questions I had before we arrived. Warm and cosy place to stay. Breakfast was 10/10. Cleanliness of the rooms was perfect and storage for bikes was great no messing around. Thank you. Will stop again next…
One of the best hostels we've stayed in over the last year. Small, comfortable dorms, clean bathrooms, helpful staff. Very cozy. Breakfast was tasty too. Lots of facilities nearby - even a cottage hospital. Perfect spot for exploring the Pennines.
As with most, we used the hostel for a single overnight stay half way through our C2C cycle from Whitehaven to Sunderland. 3 of us staying across 2 rooms left us with ample room. Linda was incredibly friendly and helpful on our arrival. All the rooms and facilities were well…
The hostel at Alston is welcome sight, set back for the main road at the entrance to the village at the bottom of the decent from the top of Hartside. The staff were very friendly and accommodating helping us to stack the bikes in their secure storage before directing us to our…
We spent two nights here. The staff were amazing and helpful in all respects. We enjoyed the cooked breakfasts watching out for the red squirrels. The hostel is perfectly located for walking or cycling around the area. We went to Hadrian’s wall and really enjoyed ourselves.
"They do have some two bed rooms with extra room and a chair."
"Very quiet location as just outside the main part of Alston"
"Rooms are all top notch"
"there aint any good rooms its a hostel"
"Ask for a bigger room - some are slightly small."