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Lake District Backpackers Hostel

High Street, Windermere, Cumbria, Lake District, England

Our clean and comfortable hostel is ideally located, near to both train and bus stations and a good place to start exploring the Lake District. Read more

75% Overall Rating 92 out of 111 customers would recommend this property based on 111 reviews

Atmosphere 69%

Cleanliness 74%

Facilities 70%

Location 97%

Safety 78%

Staff 57%

Value 79%

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Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Important Information

Guests must check their email and spam folders for a mail from the Lake District Backpackers hostel.

Please note the following: As our reception is not always manned we will email to you the key code for the front door and your bedroom, once the booking is confirmed. We also have an arrivals list and explanatory notices about how the hostel works etc .

Please confirm your booking with the hostel by email within 48 hrs of arrival. WE CANNOT GUARANTEE YOUR BOOKING IF YOU HAVE NOT CONFIRMED TO US BY THE ABOVE METHOD.

Payment must be made in cash on arrival as we do not have a credit card machine on our premises. We run an honesty system for payment and ask you to put your fee into an envelope provided and post into the safe in the lounge. PLEASE DO NOT GIVE YOUR MONEY TO THE CLEANER OR ANYONE ELSE!

Bookings for Bank Holidays will be followed by a request from the hostel for the full payment in advance of your arrival. Please do not book a bank holiday stay if you are unable to pay in full when requested.

We have one parking place at the hostel , designated by white lines. Please only park in this space, as the remaining area belongs to local businesses and residents and you may get blocked in!

Cancellation policy: 7 days before arrival.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:30

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Lake District?

Contact us directly

Our clean and comfortable hostel is ideally located, near to both train and bus stations and a good place to start exploring the Lake District. Read more

Shared Rooms

6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Standard 4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Standard 2 Bed Family Room Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Lake District Backpackers

When making your booking, you must also forward your full address and postcode to the hostel by email or by phone call.

On receipt of this, as our reception is not always manned, we will send you an email with the codes for the front door and your bedroom together with other important information regarding your stay.

***We cannot guarantee your booking without this information***

When booking over a Bank Holiday, we do require full payment in advance and will send you an invoice via Sage Pay.

Our private rooms can take up to 3 people (double bed and single above). If a third person is coming, please advise us in advance.

Our cancellation policy is 7 days from arrival.

Accommodation Information

Please note that the private rooms have a double bed with a single above and can be booked to take 2 or 3 people!

Please advise when booking as price is per person per night.

All dormitory bedrooms have a key code for the door

Guests must check their email and spam folders for a mail from the Lake District Backpackers hostel.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 7 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.