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bannerWelcome to the website of Carlisle City Hostel, the city’s only independent hostel for backpackers, walkers, cyclists and tourists. We have clean and comfortable rooms with a total of 16-20 beds ready for you to rest your weary head after a day of walking, cycling, sightseeing, shopping or many of the other activities Carlisle and the surrounding area has to offer.

There is a communal kitchen for you to prepare your own meals and perhaps make a packed lunch for your onward journey. There is a fridge available along with free tea and coffee and a basic breakfast is included in the price of your bed. Free Wi-fi is available in communal areas. We also have cycle & bag storage which is currently in the large cellar.

There are many things to see and do in Carlisle and we are happy to advise you and can provide free city maps and insider information on budget eats and drinks in the city.

Please explore our website for more information and if you have any questions or special requests please fill out our contact form on the Contact page or e-mail/call us.

We look forward to welcoming you as a guest of our hostel and our city.

Just a few points to note…

—OUR RECEPTION IS NOT OPEN 24 HOURS—
Check in is between 3pm – 8pm ONLY (Sunday 4pm-8pm). Do NOT book if you will arrive after this time without calling us first on +44 (0)1228 545637. If you arrive outside check in hours we CANNOT guarantee your stay.

                ALL guests must present valid ID upon check-in (passport/driving license)

Latest Check Out is 10:30am

No groups over 8 people allowed, your booking will be cancelled if you try to book. (Unless pre-arranged – please call). No Groups on Friday and Saturday night, unless prearranged – Anymore than four guests you will need to call us.

 Cancellation policy – Deposits of the first night of your stay are non-refundable. You will not be charged for the remainder of the stay if cancellation is 24hrs prior to check in.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT CASH ON ARRIVAL AT THE MOMENT UNLESS YOU BOOK AND PAY VIA OUR ONLINE BOOKING PORTAL

To be courteous to other guests we ask for quiet after 10:30pm.