A popular youth hostel in the Yorkshire Dales has been recognised in the prestigious 2023 Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Awards - putting them in the top 10 per cent of hostels worldwide. 

The YHA Hostel at Hawes, in North Yorkshire, has announced that it earned its place amongst this month's travellers' favourites for excellence.

This means that the business has received consistently great reviews from its guests over the last twelve months, and this accolade places it in the top 10 per cent of every Tripadvisor listings globally. 

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YHA's mission is to "transform young lives through travel, adventure and discovery by creating opportunities to explore, learn, share and grow."

They have a string of "unique, charming and characterful youth hostels across England and Wales," as well as cabin and camping sites, for a range of cost-effective accommodation options. 

95 per cent of the guests at YHA Hawes Hostel rate their stay as "excellent", with the beautiful location and views frequently noted by enthusiastic reviewers. 

A Tripadvisor spokesperson said: "The reviews we receive are much appreciated. The team who run the beautiful YHA Hostel do an outstanding job and deserves this recognition."

"Congratulations to the 2023 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice winners," said John Boris, Chief Growth Officer at Tripadvisor.

"The travel resurgence we’ve seen throughout the past year has even further heightened the competition.

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"Earning a Travellers’ Choice Award demonstrates that you have provided great experiences to those who matter most: your guests.

"With changing expectations, continued labour shortages, and rising costs, this is no easy feat, and I am continually impressed with the hospitality industry’s resilience and ability to adapt.

"Cheers to another successful year!"