Hostels in English cities : Self catering hostel in Carlisle, Cumbria


Carlisle City Hostel, 36 Abbey Street, Carlisle, CA3 8TX

Carlisle City Hostel is Carlisle’s only independent hostel. Located on picturesque Abbey Street, the building is an old Georgian terrace that can accommodate up to 20 guests. There is a communal kitchen for you to prepare your own meals, communal lounge with TV, DVDs and book swap and a dining room. Free tea, coffee and WiFi is available in communal areas. All prices include a basic breakfast. Secure bicycle and luggage storage is located in the large cellar. Come and explore this wonderful city and its surrounds. The staff look forward to welcoming you as their guest in their hostel and their city. On street parking is free from 6.30pm-8.30am during the week and all day Sunday. Nearest carpark: Devonshire Walk.

This accommodation is featured on our map of the Lake District and here is its own website.
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Rooms & Beds:

20 : 2×6, 2×4.


All year. Check in is between 3pm ? 8pm ONLY (Sunday 4pm-8pm).

Price per night:

£18 to £25 pp. Groups of over 8 by pre-arrangement only.


By website with first night deposit. Cash only on arrival. Check before booking if you wish to arrive outside of check in times. Deposits are non-refundable.




From city centre: English Street bears left onto Castle Street, past cathedral. Left onto Paternoster Row which becomes Abbey Street. From M6 Jnc 43: follow signs for city centre. At Nando's traffic lights follow the road left. Get in the right hand lane and take a right through the old city walls. Turn left onto Victoria Viaduct then 2nd right -W Walls this becomes Annetwell Street. Turn right onto Castle Street. Take the first right onto Paternoster Row which becomes Abbey Street.

Public Transport:

Carlisle City Hostel is located in the city centre of Carlisle. Bus station and train station are 5 minutes' walk from the front door of the hostel.

This accommodation is available to individuals and is on the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels map.

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At the heart of Carlisle’s historic sights

At the heart of Carlisle’s historic sights

Carlisle City Hostel has a unqiue location on historic Abbey Street.

Not long now till the blossom is out.  Why not book your stay at Carlise City Hostels while there is still plenty of availability for April and May.  The hostel has a unqiue location on historic Abbey Street at the heart of the town.  Just a few minutes walk from Carlisle’s historic sights (Carlisle Castle and museum), the high steet  shops and restaurants. A handy location for trips to the Lake District, Hadrian’s Wall and a good stop off overnight  on the way to Scotland. Jusst a few minutes drive from the M6 motorway, with parking nearby and only 5 minutes walk from the train and bus station.

Pirelli Rally 29th & 30th April 2017

Pirelli Rally 29th & 30th April 2017

Ideal accommdation available at Carlisle City Hostel

Cumbria’s foremost motor sport event, the Pirelli Carlisle Rally, a Carlisle based event, is one of the countries most prestigious rallies and a “Must Do” in every drivers sporting programme.  Here at Carlisle City Hostel we provide ideal accommodation so why not enjoy the rally and then make a night of it and rest your head with us. Check our website for availability.

The rally includes the re-launched MSA British Rally Championship and the Mintex MSA British Historic Rally championship. By attracting both major championships it guarantees a fantastic array of fast and exciting cars lining up in Carlisle. Add in the Northern Historic Rally Championship, the SG Petch ANECCC Rally Championship and the Armed Forces Rally Team and it all adds up to a mouth watering treat for the thousands of rally fans who flock to Carlisle to see the event.  You can find our more here.

Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail

Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail

Accommodation just yds from Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail in Carlisle City Centre

Carlise City Hostel is a great first nights stop  if you are walking from West to East along Hadrians Wall.  With comfy beds and a host of eateries on the doorstep.

You can also use the hostel two nights if you use  the No 93 service bus (or AD122 Hadrian’s Wall Bus) to get from Carlise to  Bowness after your first nights sleep.  Walking back the 15 miles to the comfort of Carlise CIty Hostel for a second night.  This give the easy possibility of arriving by public transport in Carlise City Centre and leaving your  bags behind at Carlise City Centre Hostel for the first day.   If you prefer a shorter walk the bus also drops of at to Burgh-by-Sands (7 miles West) where there is a camping barn right on the trail.

Contact Carlisle City Hostel:

07914 720821MessageView website