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YHA Grasmere Butharlyp Howe Reviews

Easedale Road, Grasmere, Lake District, England

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96 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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Lovely Hostel tucked away in Grasmere. The location is beautiful and seemingly secluded. It's actually a very short walk away from the pubs and restaurants. The only issue whilst we were there was due to the floods, which had washed away part of the road towards Keswick, so some of the places for an evening meal were shut. The meals at the hostel are good. Breakfast is a fair price and Dinner is very good. Definitely a place to visit for walking.


Had a great stay at the hostel. The last time we stayed there i mentioned that the custard was below par.Really good to see that the custard was much improved.Good to see that they took note.All in all a top notch hostel and a credit to the yha, regards Bob.

  • 9th Oct 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


Open kitchen doesn't have any items for free except few spices. Carry everything if you plan for breakfast and dinner.

  • 29th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Interesting how one person can lower the general impression. Girl on reception was efficient and polite but altogether functional and impersonal at odds with other staff who were friendly esp. kitchen staff. It is a beautiful house and very conveniently located and I would stay there again.

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