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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Friendly reception, meals were pretty good, drying room was ferocious and plenty of space in the hostel for chilling out. The rooms are really big too so the 6 bed dorms have plenty of space with no awkward "no, after you", "oops, sorry" episodes.

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Eleanor P, Manager at YHA Patterdale, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Glad that we could be a comfortable stop on your coast to coast journey. Next time hopefully you will be able to stay with us for a few days and can explore the area surrounding the hostel. More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Stayed for one night.Staff were brilliant. Food excellent. Best value in Patterdale. Upgraded to a fabu!ous room with a lovely view. Had a brilliant nights sleep. Location couldn't be better for walking. Thanks.

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)

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Eleanor P, Manager at YHA Patterdale, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Great to hear that we were able to meet all your needs on your visit to Patterdale. We hope you will be able to visit us again in the future! More 

Leek, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The YHA is a short distance from a number of footpaths that lead either to Fairfield, Helvellyn or to Grizedale tarn amongst others. It's also a short hop from Ullswater too. The building is more modern than some of the grand old YHAs but is has a charm of its own and a great team who run it. We only... More 

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Eleanor P, Manager at YHA Patterdale, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of the hostel. Great to hear that you were able to enjoy some of the many walks in the area, and to see the lake. Hope you will be able to return (one night is not enough to see everything there is to see!) and explore even more of the Ullswater valley and surroundings. More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

My partner and I stayed at the YHA for one night in a private room while walking the Coast to Coast. Everything was pleasant from check in, to the facilities, our room and the staff. We would happily stay here again,

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Eleanor P, Manager at YHA Patterdale, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of the hostel. So happy everything was to your liking during your stay. Hope to see you again! More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We stayed here on the coast to coast walk. We signed up to supper club on arrival and the dining area was set up like a proper restaurant, with flowers and all. We met plenty of other coast to coasters over dinner and it was generally a lovely, sociable atmosphere. I was in a dorm of 10 which was very... More 

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Eleanor P, Manager at YHA Patterdale, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the hostel. So glad to hear that you enjoyed your evening meal with us, and were able to meet lots of other coast to coasters. Great to hear that the facilities and food were also to your liking. The broken toilet cubicle has been fixed, we hope that didn't cause too much of a... More 

Lancashire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Stayed here for a special holiday, My 28th wedding anniversary.. Ohh boy did we pick the wrong week. After tea it was either go out to the local pub or stay in our room.. because it was FOOTBALL, FOOTBALL, FOOTBALL, every evening until late, you could not just have a quiet sit and chat in the TV lounge or watch... More 

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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Hostel was great. Situated in one of the best places in the uk. Especially if you want to get away from everyday life. The first night was great, I ordered food (it was pizza). It was very tasty. I even went up for seconds. The dorm room was good. No one snoring and a comfy bed. The worst thing was... More 

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Eleanor P, Manager at YHA Patterdale, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the hostel. Glad that the food and the room were to your liking. Unfortunately phone signal is spotty in the Patterdale valley, but we do provide a payphone if you need to make any calls during your stay. In regard to the pothole, we are working on it and hopefully it will... More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Friendly welcome and service, staff so helpful. Great room lots of space for us and the kids, lovely communal areas and superb breakfasts. Evening meals also fantastic value and kids ate free. Great access to the Ullswater area. Would highly recommend.

Review collected in partnership with YHA (England & Wales)

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Eleanor P, Manager at YHA Patterdale, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of YHA Patterdale. I am so glad that you enjoyed the hostel, your meals, and had a chance to explore the Ullswater area . Hope to see you again! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Wasn't really sure what to expect, having never stayed in a YHA before. Very impressed though, a technical cliche at the start meant they weren't expecting us (not their fault, a separate booking company) however despite being very busy the lovely lady on reception was able to sort us out! The room was small (a twin, so expected) cosy and... More 

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Eleanor P, Manager at YHA Patterdale, responded to this review

So happy that we were able to make your first YHA stay so enjoyable, and that despite the glitch we were able to find beds for you. Definitely think of us next time you are in the lakes, we will be happy to have you back. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Stayed here for 4 nights to tick of some Wainwrights in the Far Eastern Fells area. Lovely quiet location and a great base for walkers. If you're new to the area, start with Place Fell which has fantastic views of the area. Good Full English breakfast with the usual muesli and fruit alternatives. Evening meals were good as well and... More 

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Eleanor P, Manager at YHA Patterdale, responded to this review

Glad you were able to use the hostel as a base for so many of your walks, and our meals were to your liking. Hope you will be able to visit us again soon! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in the style of a Swiss chalet in 1971 our hostel is an iconic view from the road through the Ullswater Valley. Ideally located on the edge of Patterdale village it is a perfect base for all this beautiful valley has to offer.Situated close to famous mountains such as Helvellyn and High Street, 20-minutes walk from the Ullswater Steamers and Glenridding Sailing Centre, and less than 10-minutes drive from Aira Force waterfalls Patterdale Youth Hostel is perfect for all kinds of activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Patterdale

Address: Goldrill House, Patterdale CA11 0NW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Patterdale
Price Range: $89 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — YHA Patterdale 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Stay in rooms 1 to 5 of there is only two of you and you don't want to share.”
 of 5 bubbles Journey012, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are ground-floor, lounge and dining room upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles 923rebeccah, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 10 & 11 have some of the best views.”
  • looking across Goldrill Beck and seeing the deer every morning and night.. well worth the stay.
 of 5 bubbles F8290IJjohnd, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Best night's sleep on the coast to coast”
 of 5 bubbles MaryP523, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“bring your own food. The evening meal is expensive and not particularly good. You're better off self-catering.”
 of 5 bubbles Peregrino_mancuniano, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
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