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Glen Rothay Hotel

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Venice, Italy
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are just home from a two day stay at this lovely hotel and can honestly say it was the friendliest place we have ever stayed! Thankyou to Paul and his hard working team, nothing was ever too much trouble. And thank you to Kelly and the other lovely lady who checked us in to room no. 5! Bar staff...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Welcoming staff, atmospheric property, nice room comfortable bed, large bathroom (downside I'm not a bath person and there was no shower) but lashings of hot water. Comfortable bar area and a very good selection of real ales kept well, We decided to dine in for our evening meal and were rewarded with a fine plate of fish and chips Mmmm!...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very welcoming; great real ale; good size comfortable and very clean room with lovely decor; great food; faultless service from friendly, willing and efficient staff; hearty breakfasts and good choice of tasty and well presented food. With fabulous walks straight from the property, it was a thoroughly enjoyable stay. We shall return!

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Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very tastefully refurbished rooms but still retains its lakeland charm and character. Staff welcoming, lovely room and a good choice for breakfast. A little road noise or noise from the bar (depending on which room you're in) may reach you if you are a light sleeper, but this is neverthless a great hotel in a very convenient location.

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South shields
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1st time away for Christmas & we couldn't of picked a better place to stay! We have absolutely loved everything about this place, arrived Christmas Eve to a glass of sherry & a sweet mince pie, delicious Christmas Eve buffet & got to meet the other guest who had decided to do the same as us for Christmas. Gorgeous breakfast...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from our 3rd trip to the Glen Rothay and I am at home watching one of he badgers feeding on the badgercam. We have loved each visit, the scenery is stunning and the hotel beautiful. You can imagine many years ago when it was a residence for an aristocratic family. The breakfast is great and the...

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Stafford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from two nights at the Glen Rothay to celebrate our wedding anniversary.It's a historic and lovely building with excellent modern facilities. We chose the Hotel because of its links with the Lake Poets.Our room was very comfortable, spotlessly clean with a fantastic local slate en suite.The breakfasts were excellent, full and well cooked in a lovely breakfast room.We...

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hotel excellent location for a walk round Grassmere lake Rooms spacious mixing old and modern with lovely little touches tea biscuits real gem staff very helpful and friendly food very good well worth a visit

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Called in today for a bar meal after a walk. Sandwiches were excellent with nice garnish. Stout was very good Bar maid very welcoming and helpful Loved the ladies loo. Never seen a loo where rock face had been made into such an attractive feature. Dogs made very welcome too

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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Have visited here over thirty times since April this year.Just been up again for the day Stayed numerous times in different rooms both in main hotel and in the cottage rooms-all great .Taken a liking to room 9 on the ground floor, nice and cosy and ideal for a short stay. Food is always bang on , great chef in...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Famous Lakeland hotel perfectly located between Ambleside and Grasmere. Huge rooms with 4-poster beds. Woodland and mountain views all around, and a 2 minute walk to the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glen Rothay Hotel

Address: Glen Rothay Hotel Grasmere Road, Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9LR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Rydal
Price Range: £72 - £171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Glen Rothay Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Glen Rothay Hotel Rydal, Lake District, Cumbria
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“Grasmere suffers some road noise and from bar below but it didn't keep me awake (light sleeper). Solid comfortable bed and homely decor.”
 of 5 bubbles LorraineS343, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid being directly above the bar area.”
 of 5 bubbles H8761QEroberts, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Lake views from the front rooms.Ask about the badgers!”
 of 5 bubbles 103peterw, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good for walkers”
 of 5 bubbles sueken62, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Balcony Room has views over Rydal Water.”
 of 5 bubbles 470williama, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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