Free WiFi
Non-smoking rooms
Luggage storage

Surrounded by lovely greenery in the heart of vibrant Keswick centre, YHA Keswick is just a 10-minute walk from Lake Derwentwater. It features a restaurant and self-catering kitchen.

YHA Keswick is set within a picturesque house on the banks of the River Greta. Keswick’s unique shops and restaurants are all within 15 minutes’ walk. Guests can rent a boat on Derwentwater, or enjoy a walk up Skiddaw Mountain, 10 minutes’ drive away.

Guests can make use of the self-catering kitchen and dining room at YHA Keswick. A small shop is also available for guests.

Wi-Fi access is available, along with luggage storage. The majority of rooms contain bunk beds.

This is our guests' favourite part of Keswick, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

YHA Keswick has been welcoming guests since 18 Mar 2011.
Hotel chain/brand:
Youth Hostels Association

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Keswick, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free


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Room type
1 single bed
1 bunk bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Could you please clarify. If we booked a triple room for the period 29 Sept to October 8th would we as a couple get sole occupancy of that room? Regards, Peter
    If you book a private room then only yourself and fellow members of your party (approved by you) will have access to that room.
    Answered on 15 July 2020
  • Do you have a kitchen guests can use?
    Yes we have a guest kitchen fully equipped with pots,pans and crockery. Plenty of fridge space but no freezer.
    Answered on 11 January 2022
  • Do you have space to store bikes?
    Yes, we have an outdoor bike shed.
    Answered on 22 March 2021
  • Hi there, is this a private room please? Kind regards
    Yes it is a Private Room with shared toilet and shower facilities. We do also offer en-suite rooms as an alternative option.
    Answered on 17 March 2023
  • Is it wheelchair /disabled access ie wide enough doors raised toilet and hand rails?
    Please view our Accessibility Statement for information.
    Answered on 17 December 2020
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of YHA Keswick
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
Most popular facilities
Free WiFi
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
  • Linen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and charges may be applicable.
    • Luggage storage
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • English
    Sustainable initiatives
    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

    House rules

    YHA Keswick takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00 to 22:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


    Until 10:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children aged 7 years and above are considered adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.


    When booking for more than 16 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo JCB Cash YHA Keswick accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    In line with government rules, all social and communal spaces are closed, including the dining room, self-catering facilities, luggage store and drying room.

    YHA cannot accept bookings for 16 people or more. Any such bookings will be cancelled by YHA.
    The maximum length of stay is 14 consecutive nights. Following any stay of 14 nights, guests may not stay in any YHA accommodation for at least seven nights.
    The ID must match the name and address on the booking. Where a booking is for more than one person, the named person on the booking will need to provide proof of identify that matches the name and address on the booking. ID will also be requested from all other adult guests. These IDs must match the name they sign in with at check in.
    Please note discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or Hostelling International as part of this booking.
    Towels are not included in the room rate. Guests can hire them at the property or bring their own.
    Please contact YHA directly for more information about accessible facilities.

    In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    FAQs about YHA Keswick

    • The prices at YHA Keswick may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • YHA Keswick is 450 yards from the centre of Keswick.

    • YHA Keswick offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking

    • Guests staying at YHA Keswick can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free

    • Check-in at YHA Keswick is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:00.