Carlisle City Hostel

36 Abbey Street, Carlisle, England, Distance from city centre: 0.6km

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Welcome to Carlisle City Hostel, Carlisle's only independent backpacker hostel. We offer cheap accommodation for backpackers, walkers, cyclists and budget travelers. We have 3 modern dormitories and a private room. Our kitchen is fully equipped and available to all. We offer free Wi-Fi in communal areas and advice on the local area. Bike and bag storage is also free of charge. We look forward to welcoming you to our hostel and our city!

This is a no smoking hostel.

Valid ID must be presented on Check in - Passport/Driving License.
Latest check out is 10:30am.
Check in is between 3:00pm and 8:00pm (Sundays 4pm-8pm)
If you would like to check in outside these times please call us.
We accept payment by cash only.

Cancellations 7 days prior to check in will not be charged, cancellations after this will be charged at the first nights rate

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Steam Room
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 7 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

This is a no smoking hostel.
Valid photographic ID MUST be presented on Check in - Passport/Driving License.

Latest check out is 10:30am.
Check in is between 3:00pm and 8:00pm (Sundays 4pm-8pm). If you would like to check in outside these times please call us and we will try to accommodate you!

We accept payment by CASH ONLY.
As courtesy to other guest there is no noise allowed after 10:30 pm.

Carlisle City Hostel welcomes groups as long as they respect the property and other guests. So to help groups abided by this we set down a couple of rules:
The maximum group size is 8 unless you contact us directly to organise your booking.
NO GROUPS ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT, unless prearranged with manager before booking. (Anymore than four guests you will need to contact the Hostel).
No stag or hen do’s
No groups who are in Carlisle just for a night on the town.

If any of these rules are broken you will be refused at the door and no refunds will be given. If you don’t feel 100% confident that you are abiding by the rules please contact us prior to booking.

Cancellations 7 days prior to check in will not be charged, cancellations after this will be charged the first nights rate.

Directions
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Arriving by Train

Head onto the main road and turn left to the City Centre.
Go straight up English Street past all the main shops.
Bear left at the Central statue onto Castle Street and walk past the cathedral.
Turn left onto Paternoster Row.
Paternoster Row curves right and becomes Abbey Street.

Arriving by Bus

Head west on Lonsdale Street, towards the City Centre
Turn left onto Lowther Street.
Turn right onto Bank Street.
Turn right onto English Street past all the main shops
Bear left at the Central statue onto Castle Street and walk past the cathedral.
Turn left onto Paternoster Row
Paternoster Row curves right and becomes Abbey Street.

Arriving by Car

Take Junction 43 off the M6.
If coming from the South take the 1st exit/if coming from the North take the 3rd exit on the roundabout A69 Warwick Road and follow the road into Carlisle City Centre for roughly 2 miles.
When you reach the traffic lights at Nandos follow the road left
Get in the right hand lane and take a right through the old city walls
Turn left onto Victoria Viaduct.
Take second right onto W Walls.
Follow the road all the way to the end and then W Walls bears right and becomes Annetwell Street
Turn right onto Castle Street
Take the first right onto Paternoster Row
Paternoster Row turns right and becomes Abbey Street.

Located Near

Carlisle City Hostel is less than one minute from Carlisle Cathedral and two minutes from Carlisle Castle. We have bars, restaurants, cafes and shops on our door step. The train station and bus station are in easy walking distance.
Carlisle has easy access to the Lake District and Hadrians wall. We are also 15 minutes for Scotland and its Gretna Green.

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