YHA Honister Hause exterior
Entire place - Whole hostel from £349.00 per night
  • Whole hostel

    5 bathrooms 8 bedrooms sleeps up to 26 guests

    YHA Honister Hause is a former quarry workers' house, in fantastic mountain location which has quality accommodation with a cosy log burner and pretty views. This property is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts looking for a rambling retreat.

    From £349.00 per night


  • Bed linen
  • Central heating
  • Cleaning basics
  • Cooking basics
  • Dishes and cutlery
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Fridge
  • Heating
  • Hot water
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen utensils
  • Lock on doors
  • Microwave
  • Mountain view
  • Oven
  • Shower(s)
  • Smoke alarm
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wood stove

Need to know

Check in:
From 16:00
Check out:
Before 10:00
There is central heating throughout the property.
Bedding is supplied in all our rooms.
Pets are not permitted at YHA Honister Hause. Assistance dogs are welcome - please notify us at the time of booking.
Checking in:
You will receive an email prior to your arrival with the property address and check-in instructions.
Guest access:
Guests have use of the whole property, except the restaurant kitchen, pot wash and store room. The hostel manager lives onsite, within the hostel building with separate access routes.

Shared spaces

Kitchen and dining

The small kitchen is located on the ground floor and includes a range of conveniences listed below.

Kitchen appliances: kettle, microwave, oven, refrigerator, stove, toaster, wood stove.

Kitchenware: dishes and cutlery for 26 people, kitchen utensils, pots, pans.

Cleaning basics: anti-bacterial spray, bin bags, cloths, paper towels, soap, sponges, tea towels, washing up liquid.

Located on the ground floor, the dining room seats up to 20 people.


The lounge area is located on the ground floor within the dining room and seats up to 15 people. There are 4 comfy sofas, a wood-burning stove and a selection of board games and puzzles.


Across the entire building there is a total of five bathrooms.

Toilets: 5

Showers: 5

Toilet paper is provided and hand soap is available next to all sinks.


Outside is consists of some small grounds, with direct access to the surround countryside.

The grounds are not enclosed. Guests have full access to the grounds.

Sleeping arrangements

Across the entire building there is a total of eight bedrooms.


Three rooms that sleep up to 2 people each. They include 2 single beds.

Five rooms that sleep up to 4 people each. They include 2 sets of bunk beds.


A must for dedicated walkers! This former quarry workers' house, at the summit of Honister Pass, is in true mountain country with easy access to England’s highest peaks. Steep valleys stretch down from the mountains to Derwentwater to create a beautiful and distinctive landscape.

There’s a 400-year-old working slate mine next door to YHA Honister Hause, home to the world-famous Westmorland Green Slate. The site offers plenty of activities and adventures for guests to explore and enjoy!

This hostel is available on an Exclusive Hire basis only, so you'll get the entire place to yourself.

Why guests love YHA Honister Hause

  • Remote hostel with great access to mountains
  • Self-catering kitchen facilities
  • Perfect for those looking to escape for a walking holiday

Accommodation at YHA Honister Hause

Hire the whole place

With YHA Exclusive Hire, you can take the entire building for you and your group.


Hostel facilities

  • 24-hour access
  • Breakfast
  • Dining room
  • Evening meals
  • Games
  • Licensed bar
  • Mountain view
  • Near bus stop
  • No mobile coverage
  • No WiFi
  • Paid parking on premises
  • Restaurant
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Shared drying room
  • Shared lounge
  • Sole use

Hostel need to know

Accommodation: This hostel is available on an Exclusive Hire basis only, so you'll get the entire place to yourself.

Self-catering: YHA Honister Hause is self-catering only. Guests have access to a kitchen.

Parking: The hostel car park has space for up to six cars. The nearby National Trust car park is free overnight if staying in the hostel, but pay and display during the day for non-National Trust members.

Dogs: Pets are not permitted at YHA Honister Hause. Assistance dogs are welcome - please notify us at the time of booking.

YHA Honister Hause - Access Statement

(PDF download - 154.32 KB)

YHA Honister Hause

Map references

OS Map: 89

OS Grid Ref: NY226135

Lat/Lng: 54.511433, -3.197834

Contact information

Phone: +44 345 371 9522

Email: [email protected]


Volunteering with YHA is a fantastic way to have fun, learn new skills, boost your CV and travel to different places. We have a variety of different opportunities to choose from and volunteering roles to suit everyone.  

The tasks are varied and in return you will meet some great people, who both work and stay in our hostels, as well as enjoying your time off discovering the local area and attractions.

Find out more and apply to volunteer at this hostel through YHA volunteering

TripAdvisor 2020 Travellers' Choice Award

Nearby Hostels