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Buttermere, Buttermere, CA13 9XA , United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.5/10! (score from 85 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at YHA Buttermere.
|Bunk Bed in Male Dormitory Room|
|Bunk Bed in Female Dormitory Room|
|Twin Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Quadruple Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom (6 Adults)|
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Food & Drink
No internet access available.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Packed Lunches, Vending Machine (drinks), Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry
Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for cribs in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking for more than 16 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Based on 85 reviews
Value for money
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Score from 595 reviews Very good
Set just 10 minutes’ drive from Ennerdale Water on the famous Coast to Coast Walk, the Ennerdale Country House Hotel is a Grade II listed building nestled within 5 acres of tranquil landscaped gardens...
Score from 157 reviews Good
Built from Lakeland stone and surrounded by beautiful countryside in the Lake District National Park, this B&B is just a 10-minute walk from the shores of Lake Windermere.
Score from 93 reviews Wonderful
Ambleside Central is a beautiful Victorian property, offing luxurious rooms with grand period features.
Score from 159 reviews Good
Hard pillows Noisy room; above kitchen Would like to bring own wine please! Have particular taste!
Location was great for walking , views were amazing & staff very helpful ,
We were welcomed on arrival - always a good start. The food was plentiful and good choices were available. Staff were courteous and attentive Location was excellent
Beds were a little narrow No draft beer
Location;facilities; staff- especially, bubbly, friendly Louise.
The breakfast was much more than expected and really set us up for the whole days walking The staff here where more than helpful.
Location, great large drying room, helpful staff, nice dining room, large and clean.
Small self catering kitchen, no heating in lounge, we were in Room 15 in the attic small door leading to it we had to duck down to get in and no heating although heater in room. Thin duvets and hard mattress, clothes we left in room became damp overnight. Evening meal was microwaved took ages to eat it, bland in taste.
I loved the location, the staff were friendly and helpful, saw lots of wildlife during our visit from red squirrels , badgers, foxes and woodpeckers. :-)
found the beds mattress too hard, and the self catering kitchen lacked decent cooking equipment.
Very friendly, smashing walking centre, short distance to local Inn & Hotel. Excellent breakfast at very reasonable cost. Overall an enjoyable experience.
Having to be in by 11pm but understandable for YHA accomodation. Not much of a gripe!
Very nice place, nice food and people
Being charged more on arrival than the price originally quoted by booking .com
The staff are very friendly and welcoming. There are plenty of showers and facilities available. So near to many amazing walks and a nearby pub. The meal portions are generous and inexpensive. There is no wifi but it is not really that sort of location!
The bunk beds are not that comfy for adults and the food was rather average.
Clean rooms and facilities Friendly staff Value for money meals and drinks
Location is prime here... Staff is also very friendly and efficient.
Hostel in need of repairs here and there, but charming nonetheless.
furniture and clean
Loved this hostel. Staff brilliant very helpful, Breakfast was fantastic value, clean, welcoming. Would definitely stay again and recommend to others x
Evening 3 course meal was excellent value. They also sell bottles of wine very reasonably priced. Superb location. Beds very comfortable with lovely clean bedding.
We liked the remoteness, tranquility and friendly feel of the area and hostel. We enjoyed not having wifi or telephone reception (although there was a payphone in the hostel) so we could enjoy board games in the lounge or hot chocolate in our rooms, talking about life and other stuff!
We weren't able to get cash out in the village so were a little worries when we found out the price of a bus ride into town (£12.50 for the three of us!) but luckily we scraped together our pennies and made the journey! Probably should have done a little more research to stop this from happening!
Good facilities. Great to have no wifi as then the place was populated by seriouswalkers. great big drying room an asset.
Remote, unspoilt, simple.
No separate tting rroom.
facilities and location were top notch. Staff were very helpful.
Needs a slightly bigger car park and cooler in rooms, it was boiling.
The location was fantastic Meals were good value and tasty.
First time ever in a Youth Hostel but was very impressed The staff were fantastic and the food excellent value. The setting was ideal as we were swimming Butteremere and great to have somewhere to dry the wetsuits
Good sized members kitchen and loung area.
Curfew at 11pm. 12 pm would be better, or a key code on the door.
Tiny room with a double bunk and a bathroom the size of a shoebox described as s twin ensuite room. Poor value for money.
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