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Carlisle City Hostel

36 Abbey Street, Carlisle, England


  • 92%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 96%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

Property Information:

Welcome to Carlisle City Hostel, Carlisle's only independent backpacker hostel. We offer cheap, clean, comfortable accommodation for backpackers, walkers, cyclists and budget travelers.

We have 3 modern dormitories and a private room. Our kitchen is fully equipped and available to all. We offer free Wi-Fi in communal areas and advice on the local area. There is a communal lounge with TV and DVD's available to rent. Bike and bag storage is free of charge in our spacious cellar. We have a clothes washing service available for a small charge.

A few points to note:

---WE ARE NOT A 24 HOUR HOSTEL --- Check in is between 2pm - 8pm ONLY (Sunday 4pm-8pm). Do NOT book if you will arrive after this time without calling us first on +44 (0)1228 545637. If you arrive outside check in hours we CANNOT guarantee your stay.

Valid photographic ID MUST be presented on Check in - Passport/Driving License.

A £5 key deposit is taken upon arrive for each room key.
This is a no smoking hostel.

Check out is between 8:00am and 10:30am.

We accept payment by CASH ONLY.

As courtesy to other guest there is no noise allowed after 10:30pm.

The maximum group size is 8 unless you contact us directly to organise your booking.

Cancellations 48 hours prior to check in will not be charged, cancellations after this will be charged at the first nights rate.

We look forward to welcoming you to our hostel and our city!

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  • Latest Review

    hostel lovely in character, conveniently located in the centre of Kendal; friendly staff that was always about to help; we could store our luggage without problems after checkout. definitely recommended.
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  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Non Smoking

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Check in is between 2:00pm and 8:00pm (Sundays 4pm-8pm). If you would like to check in outside these times please call us. We accept payment by cash only. Valid ID must be presented on Check in - Passport/Driving License. No groups over 8 people allowed, your booking will be cancelled if you try to book.

Carlisle City Hostel Located at 36 Abbey Street, , Carlisle.
Carlisle City Hostel
Carlisle Cumbria CA3 8TX 36 Abbey Street
92% 65
54.8950218 -2.9408758
Carlisle City Hostel
    Rooms available     Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite     Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm     Standard Twin Private Shared Bathroom
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