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    Ambleside Backpackers

    Iveing Cottage Old Lake Road | Iveing Cottage, Ambleside LA22 0DJ, England
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Traveller (13)
          Room & Suite (7)
          Dining (2)
          • Excellent66%
          • Very good27%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Air Conditioning
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          1 - 5 of 86 reviews

          Reviewed 27 June 2016

          Just spent the weekend here with a group of motor bikers. The owners, David and Cherry, were superb, even reserving parking spaces for us on our return on Saturday. Breakfast is basic but as much as you want and there are plenty of cooking facilities...More

          Thank Neil M
          Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

          Stayed over the bank holiday, staff were friendly. The hostel can only fit 4 cars at any one time so you need to find offroad parking. The location is good, in Ambleside. Tesco's walking distance and a Catholic Church. Lots of eating and drinking places....More

          Thank goan_backpacker
          Reviewed 20 May 2016

          I spent the weekend at the hostel with 18 of my colleagues on a charity challenge and cannot recommend this hostel more highly. I am in my mid 50s and have not stayed in a hostel for 30 years but this was very comfortable. A...More

          Thank William R
          Reviewed 17 May 2016

          I have just returned from a weekend's stay here for a charity walk with 19 of my friends/colleagues. From booking with David @ Ambleside Backpackers right through to the end of our stay everything was really easy, pleasant and comfortable. The hostel was clean, the...More

          Thank heathermacwalker
          Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

          Stayed here with 7 friend's as a base for bight charity walk. Accommodation was just what we needed and all clean. Kitchen facilities were great and staff very helpful. We used the well equipped kitchen and brews were on tap. The lounge was great to...More

          Thank Graham W
          • Top amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Breakfast included
          • Free Parking
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • England >
          • Cumbria >
          • Lake District >
          • Ambleside
          • Also Known As
          • Ambleside Backpackers Lake District
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          Room Tips
          "Try to get that 4-bed dorm with a view, lovely in the morning!"
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          "As the hostel runs a dormitory system, the smaller the room size, the less chance of sharing with a snorer."
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          "We had the private 2 bed room it was a great option. You could lock the room and make sure you possessions..."
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          "We were in room number 4 - the views of the surrounding hills were fab"
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