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Derwentwater Independent Hostel Reviews

Barrow House, Borrowdale, Keswick, Lake District, England

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35 Total Reviews
  • 100%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 100%Location
  • 100%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 100%Facilities

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The staff were absolutely lovely, very chatty and helpful. Breakfast is £4 but is cooked - eggs, bacon, mushroom etc as well as croissants and cereal. The location is beautiful with a waterfall behind and lake out the front.


Friendly staff, helpful and family friendly. Would definitely recommend to others.

  • 24th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


This was my first time staying at a hostel and I must say I was very happy with my choice! The staff couldn't do enough to help, they were wonderful and the food was excellent. Was also my first visit to the lake district and after a 11 mile walk my hot shower felt amazing, would definitely go back and take the grandkids next time!

  • 24th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)

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