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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Set right on the shore of Wastwater, the deepest lake in England, from the hostel you can see the expanse of the lake plus the awe-inspiring mountains beyond. YHA Wasdale Hall really is a stunning rural retreat - you won't find any mobile phone signal or Wi-Fi here, so this location is perfect for getting away from the pressures of everyday life and relaxing in some beautiful surroundings.
Formerly known as YHA Wastwater, this 200 year old country pile was originally used as a lakeside holiday home before becoming a National Trust property and still contains many of its original features including panelled windows, gabled roof and cornicing. Its beautiful black and white half-timbered façade, built in the 1820s, makes for an awe-inspiring view as you approach the Youth Hostel. It stand out from the surrounding landscape and trees.

Scafell Pike: 3.5 miles. At 3,210ft, Scafell Pike is the highest mountain in England. Characterised by crags and ruggedness, the climb is long and challenging.
St Olaf's Church: 3.5 miles. The smallest church, near the deepest lake and the highest mountain in England!

YHA Wasdale Hall sleeps up to 46 people in a range of private rooms: 2 x 4 bed, 2 x 5 bed (including double beds), 1 x 6 bed rooms (all bunks) and male and female dormitory beds. We have toilets and showers throughout the building and a self catering kitchen for guests to use.
Our cosy lounge centres around a log fireplace, which is great for keeping warm in the winter months. Our comfortable Chesterfield sofas are in keeping with the heritage of the building itself and we have a wide range of books available in the library end of the room. There is also a dining room on the ground floor with tables and chairs.
Due to our remote location and the local infrastructure, Wi-Fi is not available here, we don’t have a TV signal and mobile phone reception is very patchy. We do have a payphone for guest use. This is a real get away from it all location, so turn off your electronics and relax!

YHA Wasdale Hall Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival.

Check in from 17:00 to 22:00.
Check out before 10:00.

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included - 6.25 GBP per person per day.

General:
No curfew.
Child friendly.
Non smoking.

This hostel is part of the Youth Hostels Association of England & Wales, which is a membership organization. The prices quoted are member's prices. A non-members supplement of 3.00 GBP per person per night will be charged on arrival for those guests not in possession of a valid YHA England & Wales or equivalent IYHF/ Hostelling International membership card.

YHA policy states that customers under 14 years of age are not permitted to stay in shared dormitories, and those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is aged 18 years or older. Anyone between the age of 16 and 18, if unaccompanied, must book a private room or share with individuals of the same sex and age group. YHA strongly recommends that customers wishing to bring children under the age of 18 reserve a private room and do not stay in shared dormitories. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    02 Oct 2019
    I would highly recommend Wasdale Hall, YHA. It was my first time and was so impressed with the friendly community in such an amazing building. From arriving after walking all day to the mountains lit up in the Autumn sunset, welcoming staff, glorious showers and a wonderful meal, a great night's sleep, ready for another day in the hills. Wasdale Hall YHA provide a fabulous base for the lakes & mountains, close to the west coast, Ravenglass & Muncaster. Well done Wasdale 😍
    England, Female, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 Aug 2019
    Loved my stay here. Great building, fantastic landscape and awesome staff.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 Aug 2018
    Stunning location, friendly staff and very well maintained facilities.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    15 Jun 2019
    Wonderful stay. Staff and fellow guests were a joy to meet. Special thank you to Sally, Rob and Spencer for being so accommodating and flexible.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    25 Aug 2019
    We loved our stay there, perfect location and had all the facilities, the only thing is if they should do open the windows everyday for 1-2 hours just to change the air that would be awesome other than that 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    27 Sep 2019
    We stayed 2 nights at the hostel and it was amazing! It's very clean, the staff is friendly and the hostel is gorgeous. The style is a bit rustic but we loved it! My only problem was the kitchen is a bit too small, we had to wait a bit in order to have space because a group was already using it, not a big deal though! The kitchen is well furnished you have everything you need to cook nutritious meals. There is lots of hikes to do right in front of the hostel and the lake is splendid!
    France, Couple, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    31 Aug 2019
    Enjoyed our stay, Well done
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    11 Aug 2018
    Beautiful location, lovely old building and friendly staff.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    29 Oct 2018
    Wonderful stay in an incredible location and lovely staff. Only complaint was that the wifi was non existent - and with minimal signal that can be a challenge.
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    25 Aug 2018
    Amazing location. Beautiful building which serves as good hostel accommodation. Not the best night sleep but due to lots of other guests being up and down in the night and not comfort, as beds and bedding were fine. Good self catering kitchen available. Main facilities are ore than satisfactory for a 2 night stay.
    England, All Female Group, 41+
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table


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