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YHA Grasmere Butharlyp Howe

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Reviewed 13 September 2014

Staff have don't bother attitude, specially a guy called basil at reception Most of the staff try putting everything on the manager as they don't know anything. Our room was in very poor state and in a different building than the one promised over the booking at the time booking, upon asking they said in main building they only have...

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Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

For a penny-saving weekend in the weekend, this was the ideal base. There's nothing flash about the YH but it's in an absolutely gorgeous situation and you really cannot argue with the prices. It's a couple of minutes walk to the centre of Grasmere which is useful for eating out/ pubs/ public transport/ buying the little things you have forgotten....

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Self catering accommodation smelt strongly of cat urine. Carpets seemed dirty and there was a fair bit of mould in shower room. Whilst I understand yha accommodation is basic I felt this was unacceptable for the hotel prices charged (£89 per night). Staff were however friendly and helpful. Felt the offer of "free wifi" for yha members misleading as you...

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Reviewed 17 August 2014

Stayed for three nights with my family. The staff were very friendly and helpful; the room and facilities were clear and comfy and the breakfast was tasty. A wonderful trip to lake district - would definitely return to this hostel and hopefully stay longer next time. Thank you for a lovely stay.

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Debenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We stayed for just one night but would have liked to have stayed longer. Very friendly and flexible check in, comfortable room, friendly fellow hostellers, excellent breakfast. Lovely and beautifully positioned building only 5 minutes walk from the centre of Grasmere. We'll certainly return.

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london
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Stayed at couple of YHA. Like most, the staff are friendly, hardworking, helpful, and knowledgeable. Great spot and grounds. Only downside is the room is not quite clean, and the room has mouldy walls and curtains. We are two guests who are allergic to mould and dust so we didn't exactly have a good stay.

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1Thank MFun_W8
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2014

So maybe I expected too much! In my mid forties I had never stayed in a YHA place before; the only reason now, was that I was on an organised trip. If you don't care about sharing a room, if you don't expect an en-suite and if you want a limited (veg or not) choice of meals, then this is...

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1Thank Laura H
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We frequently use YHA so we weren't surpised with Gramere YHA. Very friendly welcome and hard working team. Bent over backwards to get a gluten free option for my partner and sons dinner. It's a budget stay in a 5* location, two minutes walk to the centre of Grasmere. Quite and beautiful grounds full of rabbits and wildlife. Great place...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Had a short weekend stay on my first trip to the Lakes - The hostel exceeded expectations as the rooms were warm, and much comfier than I expected. The food was well priced and the staff were excellent - its right in the village and close to many scenic walks/hills. I found the lounges to be very comfy particularly with...

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Gloucester
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Stayed with a family group of 12. Great walks from here in good weather. In bad weather, it has comfy lounge, play room, TV room. Staff are friendly as were other guests. There is also a laundry and drying room. As you might expect, meals menu is short and meals simple and average, but very reasonably priced. But the town...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set within the beautiful Lakeland village of Grasmere, this Victorian mansion features fabulous views of the surrounding fells and valleys. Guests can enjoy the restaurant and relaxing TV lounge. Dove Cottage, the home of William Wordsworth, is just 15 minutes’ walk away from YHA Grasmere Butharlyp Howe. The shores of Grasmere Lake are just 15 minutes away on foot and the surrounding fells contain numerous scenic walking trails. Grasmere village is just a 10-minute walk away. Home-cooked meals are available in YHA Grasmere’s restaurant, while guests can also cook within the self-catering kitchen and make use of the dining room. There is also a cafe on-site and a small shop for guests. The majority of rooms at YHA Grasmere’s contain bunk beds. Guests are able to relax in spacious, lovely grounds, whilst there is also a games room and Wi-Fi access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Grasmere Butharlyp Howe

Address: Butharlyp How Easedale Road, Grasmere LA22 9QG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grasmere
Price Range: $32 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Grasmere Butharlyp Howe 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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