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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We were staying in the lodge retreat up the road for a couple of days and decided to stop here for a spot of lunch. We were ignored when we walked in, the staff walked away from the the bar when they saw us decide what to eat! Didn't appear again for another 10 minutes. Decided on a sandwich, chicken...

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Boston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went for a wedding, the room seemed ok when we went in but then realised the double room we payed for was two single beds pushed together which made sleeping as a couple very uncomfortable. The room was at the front of the hotel and the traffic outside kept us awake most of the night and to top it...

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jimmurray2017, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. My apologies about the room allocation for you, although I am surprised at such a price variance. I can see the rate you paid but cannot see another rate, that over the 2 nights similar to yours, was £40 per night cheaper. I believe the rate you were on was the preferential wedding guest rate,...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came to Bassenthwaite to visit the Lakes Distillery. IN our party was 2 adults and child (aged 8). The family room was large but I would say a little dated. It was clean. There was a games room available to use. After the visit to the distillery (Reccomended Highly) we went for a swim in the pool, which was...

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jimmurray2017, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, and I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay overall. I am sorry you didn't find everything you needed from the breakfast buffet for your child, and I take on board the feedback and will look to make alterations and additions. Sincerely, Jim

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel was lovely, staff were really friendly and food was really good. My colleague use the gym which was a nice bonus. Bed very comfortable and room had everything I needed. I would recommend to family and friends and would definitely stay again.

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jimmurray2017, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, your compliments and your recommendation. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes, Jim

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights Feb 17. Had food In the bar both nights which was very good. Breakfast also very good and cooked to order so lovely, hot and fresh. Room adequate and clean, but mattress had a spring coming through and sagged a bit, we turned the mattress ourselves for the second night and it was much better, the...

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jimmurray2017, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. i am pleased that you enjoyed your stay, the facilities and the food. It is true that we have removed the spa bath from our facilities. we have a major refurbishment programme commencing soon which will see new club facilities and a new spa bath. I am hope that in...

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights taking advantage of the promotional winter rates - excellent value for money. This was our first stay and we look forward to future stays as we enjoyed it very much. The staff were very welcoming and helpful in all parts of the hotel. We felt they wanted to make our stay as comfortable and...

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jimmurray2017, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Best wishes, Jim

Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here from Friday to Monday using Tesco vouchers. Can't really complain when a 3 night stay costs you £2! However can't let that cloud your view. Decent hotel that could be so much better. Has all the attributes to be a top notch establishment. Let down by being a little bit tired looking. Health suite needs refurbished, jacuzzi still...

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jimmurray2017, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your stay. I am plezsed to say that a major investment this year will see improvements to public areas and the leisure club. Works will commence on the club soon which will see a new spa bath and sauna and upgraded changing rooms. We had delayed the installation of...

Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think this is my third visit here, I came here for my wedding night, subsequently returned for a short honeymoon, and now back for Valentines weekend. I think that says it all! It's a lovely pub/hotel and part of the Best Western chain. On arrival the staff can't do enough for you and made us feel very welcome. The...

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jimmurray2017, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay again with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Best wishes, Jim

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night only in a suite, room 61. Very friendly welcome on arrival. We used the gym and the pool (and sauna and steam room) and had a meal in the bar. Overall the whole experience was fantastic, the staff, the room, the facilities, the food, the location. I really can't praise it enough. We will definitely...

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jimmurray2017, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It's great to know that you enjoyed your stay and meal, and that you made good use of the leisure facilities too. The team will be delivhted with the feedback. See you again soon. Kind regards Jim

Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely room with a view of Bassinthwaite room very clean ,only down side mattress was very soft. The meal in the Tavern was excellent, staff were very helpful to accommodate a special diet. Thankyou.

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jimmurray2017, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback, and I am plesed that you enjoyed your stay overall, but sorry to learn you found the mattress too soft. The food and beverage team will be delligted that yuou enjoyed your meal and that we catered accordingly for your requests. Kind regards, Jim

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel

Address: Near Keswick, Bassenthwaite CA12 4RG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bassenthwaite
Price Range: £66 - £152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Castle Hotel Bassenthwaite
Best Western Keswick
Best Western Castle Hotel
Best Western Bassenthwaite
Bassenthwaite Best Western
BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel Bassenthwaite/Keswick, Lake District
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#1 Business Hotel in Bassenthwaite
#4 Family Hotel in Bassenthwaite
#5 Romantic Hotel in Bassenthwaite
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