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Major concern: cleanliness. It's below what I expected in a country like the UK. For the price I didin't expect the Savoy but I expect a minimum. The common room and my room were, very simply, dirty. In the 3 days I was there not once did someone go in my room and on-suite to check on it and clean it. As for atmosphere, the place is set up in such a way as to not foster any contact between folks. It seems to me that there not a clear focus on what the place wants to be. The WIFI stinks.
I lived in a private room with a friend for two nights. The hostel is 10 minutes' walk from the bus station and 20 minutes' walk from the train station. The house was a bit old. The staff was really kind but not always available.
PLUS: Good bus connection southern part of the Lake District. Receptionist is an expert on hiking in Lake District, nice living room, very well equipped kitchen --> many occasions to meet other guests if you wish so. Nice pub next to hostel with beautiful outside seating with great view MINUS: The room I was staying in was not the cleanest.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)