Booking Terms & Conditions


1. Check in between 15:00 and 23:00 - Check out by 10:00am.    You are welcome to make use of the public areas of the hostel and parking until midday. 2. Children of all ages are welcome.    3. Pets are not permitted in the hostel building.    4. Smoking is permitted only at the designated smoking area on the terrace. 5. Parking for all guests is available on site and is free of charge.

Payment Conditions

A non refundable deposit equal to the cost of first night of the stay is required at the time of booking. Full booking balance is charged on the day of arrival.   Payments by cash, cheque, bacs, and the following cards: Visa, Mastercard.

Additional Check In Notes

Rooms are usually available from 3.00pm. You can arrive earlier (from midday) and will still have access to the rest of the hostel. As a licensed premises we do not permit guests to bring or consume their own alcoholic drinks in the hostel.

Cancellation Conditions

If the booking is cancelled then a charge equal to the first night of the stay will be made.
In the event of a no show or booking reduction (on or after arrival date) the full cost of the booking is charged.


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Derwentwater Independent Hostel
Barrow House
CA12 5UR
Telephone: 017687 77246

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