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Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, linens, wheelchair access
Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, linens, wheelchair access
Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, linens, wheelchair access
Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, linens, wheelchair access

YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel

4 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationDovedale National Nature Reserve3 min walk
    Popular LocationDovedale Ravine5 min drive
    Popular LocationTissington Hall11 min drive
    AirportManchester (MAN)79 min drive

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  • Room (4 Bed Private)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom (4 Bed Private)
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only (Sleeps 6, Shared Bathroom)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Men only (Sleeps 6, Shared Bathroom)
  • Room, Ensuite (4 Bed Private)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom, Ensuite (4 Bed Private)
  • Room (2 Bed Private )

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsRoom (2 Bed Private )
  • Room (6 Bed Private)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 3 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom (6 Bed Private)
  • Room, Ensuite (6 Bed Private)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 3 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsRoom, Ensuite (6 Bed Private)
  • Room, Ensuite (2 Bed Private)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsRoom, Ensuite (2 Bed Private)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (Sleeps 6, Shared Bathroom)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only (Sleeps 6, Shared Bathroom)

About this area

Ashbourne

Located in Ashbourne, YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel is in a rural area. Foxlowe Arts Centre and Redfern's Cottage Museum of Uttoxeter Life are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Alton Towers and St Giles Catholic Church. Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood and Gulliver's Kingdom are also worth visiting. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Dovedale National Nature Reserve - 3 min walk
  • Dovedale Ravine - 5 min drive
  • Tissington Hall - 11 min drive
  • Saint Oswald's Church - 13 min drive
  • Ashbourne Golf Club - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Blythe Bridge Station - 25 min drive
  • AirportManchester (MAN) - 79 min drive

Restaurants

  • Old Dog - 7 min drive
  • The George Alstonefield - 10 min drive
  • Herbert's Fine English Tea Rooms - 11 min drive
  • Coach and Horses - 11 min drive
  • Old School Tea Room - 12 min drive

About this property

YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel

4-star hostel with restaurant and bar/lounge
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a meeting room are available at this smoke-free hostel. Additionally, laundry facilities, an arcade/games room and a library are on-site. This hostel has 25 rooms. Limited housekeeping is available.
YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel offers 25 forms of accommodation. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is offered on a limited basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9 AM: GBP 6.75 for adults and GBP 3.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Arcade/games room

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access

More

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 5 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
All common areas at this property are closed until further notice.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 6.75 for adults and GBP 3.50 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates)
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Please note that this property does not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking.
Towels are available for a surcharge.
Towels are available for a surcharge.

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Property is also known as

YHA Ilam Hall Hostel Ashbourne
YHA Ilam Hall Hostel
YHA Ilam Hall Ashbourne
YHA Ilam Hall
Yha Ilam Hall Hostel Ashbourne
YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel Ashbourne
YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Ashbourne

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
What time is check-in at YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel?
Check-in is from 5 PM - 10 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is YHA Ilam Hall - Hostel located?
Situated in a rural location, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Ilam Park and Dovedale National Nature Reserve. Dovedale Ravine is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) away.
4.3
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 8 out of 18 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 18 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 18 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 18 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 18 reviews
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Trip to Alton towers
Amazing location. Unfortunately covid put a damper on things and made things abit more difficult as I wanted to use the shared kitchen to make drinks etc but wasn’t allowed. Would have been nice if the tellys were on. But generally it was a cheap and cheerful break.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great please to stay, helpful staff
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Beautiful site would stay again
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great for Alton Towers Trip
We stayed here whilst visiting Alton Towers. Room was clean and comfortable. staff were excellent and friendly. We would definately recommend this Youth Hostel.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

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