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1 room, 2 adults

Derwentwater Independent Hostel

2-star2 stars
Barrow House, Borrowdale, Keswick, England, CA12 5UR, United Kingdom

Lakefront hostel with restaurant, near Derwent Water
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
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Derwentwater Independent Hostel

from €116
  • 4 bedded bunk room
  • 5 bedded bunk room
  • 6 bedded bunk room
  • 8 bedded bunk room

What’s around Derwentwater Independent Hostel


  • In a national park
  • Derwent Water - 13 min walk
  • Lodore Falls - 23 min walk
  • Theatre By The Lake - 37 min walk
  • Hope Park - 42 min walk
  • Keswick Museum and Art Gallery - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum - 2.6 mi / 4.3 km
  • Crosthwaite Church - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km

Getting around

  • Carlisle (CAX) - 68 min drive
  • Penrith Station - 25 min drive
  • Aspatria Station - 27 min drive
  • Wigton Station - 30 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 11 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time noon-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 11 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
Things to do
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Year Built - 1787
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required.

Derwentwater Independent Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Derwentwater Independent Hostel Keswick
  • Derwentwater Independent Keswick
  • Derwentwater Independent
  • Derwentwater Independent Hostel Keswick
  • Derwentwater Independent Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


This property does not have elevators.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 6.25 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Derwentwater Independent Hostel

  • Does Derwentwater Independent Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Derwentwater Independent Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Derwentwater Independent Hostel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Derwentwater Independent Hostel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Derwentwater Independent Hostel?
    You can check in from noon to 11 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Derwentwater Independent Hostel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Mary Mount Bar (0.9 mi), High Lodore Farm Tea Rooms (1.5 mi), and Magnolia Bar Bistro (2.1 mi).

Derwentwater Independent Hostel

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