Guest Comments

Guest comments are from pre reduction in size days, New comments will be added soon we hope.

Bunch of people in the hostel loungs

Bunch of people in the hostel lounge, they looked happy enough!

Guest Comments from our visitors book:

May. R Mc C Glasgow. Thank you for everything, hope to be back again.

J.M.M.L.H.D.E.A. Thank you so much!. Fantastic Bunkhouse, bril facilities, Very understanding of our special needs.

SW. Thanks once again D & C for your hospitality and genorosity. See you once more in June for the swim!.

E +K Estonia/Shap. Thank you for the lovely stay and great weather!

LS Glasgow + C, L, D, L, R.Thank you so much fotr uyour amazing hospitality going out of your way to help with our logistics. No doubt see you again.

Abber Uni hiking Club. Great Hostel, clean , comfortableand friendly. Worth checking out. will be back in the future.
KR Cheshire. Great find, really comfortable, will definately reccommend to others, Glad the YHA was full, this made a change, very friendly.

Hope Church Crew. Had a wonderful time, thanks so much, we’ve been blessed.

C R, DB, R H, Brilliant, thanks Cherry.

Tri 4 Life, Thanks from the team, we had a great stay. Will be back.

A B, Royal Green Jackets Thanks for your kindness, God Bless.

JF great Stay as usual, See you next vyear.

Rooms 4, 8, 10 and 2! Thanks for being kind even after we got late. Love this place!

JD, M. S +C Uni of Leeds, Thanks for looking after us for 6 weeks and keeping us sane through our disertation project. We couldnt be hapier with everything!

Oct. SC Northhampton. Friendly staff, good showers, great value, I had a nice stay

Sept. BO Nigeria. its is a neat place, wonderful and like home from home, it is a nice place.

Sept. CB London. great kitchen, great showers,lovely hostel!

Sept. M oD Liverpool. perfect place, Kitchen was great XXXX

Sept N&A Wirral. Everything we needed. -THANK YOU-

Sept CW. Suffolk. Wonderful, plesant, clean, a delight will tell all.

Sept J,AD,D,L,S: Excellent, nice and clean. THANKS X

Sept M & DP Cambs: nice clean hostel, very friendly owners, good location, price and quality very good Thanks

Aug R family IOM: A fantastic welcoming bolt hole in an hour of need! Massive thanks!

Aug AM: Great Stay, Fantastic hostel.

Aug LS Midlothian: Fantastic- great, warm welcome!

Aug M & M; fantastic, don’t change setup.

Aug AH & PP Germany: We had a good stay! Thanks for the good hiking reccomendations. Good luck to you.

Aug ATD Cumbria: Excellent, peaceful and friendly, much cheaper than YHA and better value for money Better position too

Aug A PJ k Manchester, thanks Nice clean stay

Aug E,M,A,G Spain; ??? Thank You

Aug D & T SPOT ON!!!

Aug S & P: Thabnks, amazing hostel and hilarious reeption (Chris) Nice lounge XX

July S London:Thank you for an amazing warm and wonderful place to stay, deinately home from home, I’ll be back

July N & N France: Thank you very much for these two days, We met nice people, drunk good ales, saw beautiful landscapes, we’ll be back! cheers

July PT + 7 ramblers: A great hostel, and a credit to the independant hostels. Clean and welcoming, friendly thanks. On our coast to Coast!

June BC Australia: A welcoming hostel with chereful and obliging host. Supremely clean and inviting, Thank you Terry.

June P,J,M & C: Excellent quality accommodation, highly reccomended, will stay again, excellent facilities, clean and warm

June CL Colorardo: excellent 2 days stay……………..

June RAF thanks for a great stay

June Dr. M + students Milwalkee: Back again for 5th time in 8 years Lovely still, See you in one year.

May GM Backabush Explorers: Back again with our own group of 60!!! love this hostel!

May L Manchester: Brill, would come again, see you soon, CLEAN!!

May HP London: excellent. being a lone traveller opted for a hostel insted of B&B. Will use Backpackers again.

May O & T; Nice + clean, lacking charecter and a bit pricy for dorm beds. Good selection for breakfast.

May Bath group: Couldn’t be lovlier!, Clean, cosy and brilliant.

April R. Rookhope: Fantastic find, look forward to many a return visit.

April JL Germany: Hello David, I met you in the church, Very nice clean hostel, God bless you.

April SR; Pretty Good Hostel Shame about the snorring in my room

April ‘Thirsy Knight Biking Group: Great stay, excellent staff -shame about the rude noisey people (next comment) Cheers

April M UK:Low level equipment compared to YHA. Staff attitude is not positive (what plannet were you from? owner)

March V&LS Germany: So great hostel, nice showers and rooms, great breakfast and so good kitchen and nice staff and so central.

March HP (Arup work Gp) Great hostel, very easy going staff (terry) good rooms, good facilities, good location, hopefullly will come back

Feb P Ireland: just love Terry – He’s dreamy!

Feb R (45) & M (13) Warwick UK: Quiet, perfectly placed and very friendly… what more do you need, Thanks

Feb RM; Very clean, great people. Had a good time.

Feb PD; Clenliness of place 5 star. Very comfortable lounge, nice and peaceful. Good standards. absolutly fabulous!

Jan TDc 7 FS, Belgium and Barcelona: Lovely place, very clean & friendly welcoming staff, Thank you

Jan J,C & A Going South: really helpfull staff and a good place to stay. good ale at golden rule.

Jan A & C Derbydshire: Thank you very much for a great stay. really helpful and accommodating. We will be back!

Jan IG Herefordshire: Great place to stay, shame about the weather

Jan 2013 IB Scotland: Excellent! Clean &well organised

Dec W, S & S: Thank you, we had a lovely stay and will be returning

Dec C Taiwan: Friendly service.

Dec IB Preston: Had a good week.

Nov CT Glos. just Really nice! good pub reccomendations.

Oct C & S
Lovely stay, Highly reccomended, Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you

Oct B,S,L& M B
Wonderful memories—It was good—-I love it

Oct AR Wolverhampton
Thanks for great hospitality, Clean and spacious. Will be back again for more biking!

Oct AG Wolverhampton
Excellent week, highly reccomended, Back in Feb 2013!!

Sept S & P M
Great time apart from my fathers snoring!!Would definatley come again!

Sept R & L
Very nice, clean, warmand feels like stay at home. Thanks

Sept RH & BF W Australia
Great Stay

Sept Beale & Co, Solicitors, London, Belfast, Bristol
Did the 6 peaks with 42 great????! Hostel Staff were very helpful,Thanks for everything.

Sept LP Slovakia
Thank you for clean and safe premises, and keep me dry from Scafell Pike! Thanks for helping loads!

Sept 2012 RR Holland
Thanks for the hospitality, nice facilities and lovely people! Hope to be back sometime to tackle some more fells…Cheers!

Aug 2012 KS
Excellent hospitality, thanks Chris and Adam! Cheers!!

Aug 2012 L + C
Very clean and organise3d, the staff is so fiendly and we loved the milk machine. Thanks for all we will recomend U!

Aug 2012 CL

Aug 2012 GJ Hartlepool
Very clean, well organised, full range of facilities, Great Stuff, Thanks.

Aug 2012 CC & Friend
Great stuff CU again

Aug 2012 A. Brasil
Magic,Great and friendly!!!

Aug 2012 TF,BM,WW, Bangor Northen Ireland
Superb stay-excellent staff, wonderful views, bike safe!

Aug 2012 W & Co Worthing & Brighton
And you said Ambleside didn’t have night life….Great Hostel-many thanks! Aug 2012 AW family Austria
Lovely and friendly! Thanks!

Aug 2012 KMJ Hong Kong
Warming Hostel Thx!

Aug 2012 BH S’ton
Lovely week + spectacular views

Aug 2012 HJ Southampton
lovely place, really well organised + friendly – thank you!

Aug 2012 LM Winchester
Friendly, helpful, comfortable, great breakfast spread. Thank you

Aug 2012 NG Hants
fab hostel- thanks

Aug 2012 SG Hampshire
A great place to stat- thanks! I’ll be back!

July 2012 BB W Sussex
Great Time! Thanks

July 2012 T group Milan
Thank you, this is a lovely hostel and there is a great staff.

July 2012 MH Taiwan
Thank U soooooo much. bye-bye

July 2012 ML France
Great Staff, thanks for making us feel at home.

July 2012 CJ France
Kind Staff and nice hostel. we met the Drunken Duck and so many ducklings. Many thanks for all.

July 2012 S + T O’B Australia
Clean.Comfortable,friendly staff. We really enjoyed our stay. Thank you.

July 2012 A group
had a lovely time

July 2012 D walking weekend
Lovely place, very comfortable, georgeous setting! thank you!

July 2012 Gary (G of London Coaches)
Enjoyable stay with students, would come again cheers

July 2012 C R
Wonderful place, made to feel so welcome, staff very encouraging will be back.

June 2012 C

June 2012 M
Weather awful but great stay

June 2012 JS (The Pro)
Very nice place felt warm and friendly lovely rooms. Thanks X

June 2012 TK
Lovely well kept place, comfy bed Bouns! Thankyou X

June 2012 RF Manchester
I loved this place and felt really looked after, thank you

June 2012 NB Porche W London

June 2012 K C Oxfordshire
Ancient Tree Hugger.

June 2012 RmcB Tree hunter


June 2012 S20
Nice value for £80 but it will be better if you offer hot shower water after 2330

June2012 B,SB T +B Lyon France
Thanks for a friendly welcome and comfortable site -very lovely landscape and lakes- lovely hostel – great place.

June 2012 J South London
Great value for £20, warm friendly welcome, comfy dorm, all clean and tidy- Spacious too only -ve not a lot of parking, but then this is a backpackers hostel!

June 2012 Chelsea – This ones a bit out of charecter!
-nice area but my room felt dirty, my pouch was ripped and had a blood stain Not worth £20 for a room that takes 6 people. Owner – we are sorry you were disapointed -the sheets are laundered professionaly -you should have come and told us we would have sorted it!

May 2012 S +R McM CK Montana USA
gloroius walking – Fairfield Horseshoe, Langdale Pikes. Lovely hostel w good facilities + friendly welcome

May 2012 KW Macclesfield
A gem of a find, the most comfortable bunk bed I have ever stayed in plus clean and tidy.

May 2012 34 “Regency Runners” from Leamington Spa
Fantastic hostel and great welcome. Adam, thank you so much for all your help. we had a fantastic timeXXX

Apr 2012 AH & AD Wales,
Great welcome, lovely hostel, everything we wanted. Will be back. Thank you for all the advice!

Apr 2012 MT,
Lovely Hostel, Nice comfortable beds, thanks for your hospitality.

Apr 2012 CA, FA, LW California & Texas
Thank you, we had a wonderful stay.

Apr 2012 SA + MK Cardif + Bristol
What a lovely hostel, one of the nicest Ive stayed in. Well equipped and cosy lounge too. Very friendly staff made us feel reall
welcome We needed it after a soggy camping experiance, so thank yo! we hope to be back again

Apr 2012 B R & T
Saw red squirel and four ravens. Nice new carpets thanks. Brilliant breakfast and snow on the hills. Four seasons yesterday!

Apr 2012 S & C Group
Awesome staff, greatv hospitality, very clean. We had a great time especially in the lounge!

Mar 2012 LC UK
Thanks great hostel, very helpful staff -Adam thanks a lot! Clean too!

Mar 2012 T W J + A Lincoln
Good hospitality in a beautiful locatio! would definitly recommend to friends

Feb 2012 HR Nottingham
Great Stay, Excellent location. Fantastic living roo and kitchen facilities. Best wishes

Feb 2012 DH
Great Stay thanks

Feb 2012 B A & C London
Great hospitality Cheers & best Wishes

Feb 2012 P & G Spain
Thank you for a very memorable stay. Hope to see you next time we are in England

Jan 2012 NI Dumfries
As ever a great place Thanks

Jan 2012 C & N C Lytham
Really enjoyed our stay its just so peaceful and much needed. Bless You.

Jan 2012 S & LM Yorkshire
Thank You

Jan 2012 LW USA
wonderful time! thanks everyone! I hope to be back.