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Borrowdale Keswick, Rosthwaite, Keswick CA12 5XB England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another stay at the Royal Oak, wonderful staff, many of them have been there for some years. Beautiful old stone building, traditional decor, nothing flash but comfortable and homely. Excellent food, quality ingredients and great choice at breakfast, lovely soups and fabulous veg with dinner,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is very good value hotel and although there is no choice for the evening meal both breakfast and the 4 course evening meal are very good quality, plentiful and the food is wholesome. The staff are friendly, the location for walking in Borrowdale valley...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Excellent location, really well run, very clean, nice food. Drying room for wet kit. Cosy residents bar, huge packed lunches. Traditional Lakeland hotel in the heart of Borrowdale. An ideal place to stay.

Thank KatesDad
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Stayed here with our teenage grandson for three nights.We loved the way this hotel retains a traditional Lakeland ambience,not a spa or fine dining in sight, although the food was home made and delicious.It was a delight to stay in this charming, old fashioned and...More

Thank Sandy T
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This place is an efficient well oiled machine- our welcome was warm and brisk with our bags already waiting in our room. The accommodation was spacious enough and it had a bath - a definite bonus. The decor is in keeping with the age and...More

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Response from Nuala D, Owner at Royal Oak HotelResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for your review, we are sorry you were disappointed with some aspects of your stay but glad that you enjoyed it overall. We do often have fresh fruit like melon for breakfast and I am sorry it was not available when you stayed....More

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Description
The Royal Oak is a small traditional family run hotel ideally situated in the "Heart of Borrowdale", six miles south of Keswick. Once an 18th Century farmhouse, it has been established as a walkers' hotel More for over 100 years. Our English breakfasts and home cooked dinners sustain even the most energetic and although we do not provide a choice, we take great care to select varied and appealing menus. Packed Lunches and special diets are also available. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$136 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick > Borrowdale > Rosthwaite
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$136 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick > Borrowdale > Rosthwaite
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Traveller (37)
Room & Suite (8)
Dining (6)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Haight69
11 August 2018|
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Response from the-walkers2010 | Reviewed this property |
From the Royal Oak website ... Provided your dog is socialised, clean and well behaved you are most welcome to bring your best friend. Dogs are allowed throughout the hotel, including your room, bar and lounge. We do not... More
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"The Barn conversation is delightful with a stream bubbling past your window."
LizzieStevens
31 Jul 2018
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"The rooms on the front are sunny and over look the road through the village. It is not noisy at night though."
BU1
9 Jul 2018
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"We enjoyed the room with the river view, though it was a newer building adjacent to the main inn."
ajw_traveling
8 Apr 2018
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"River view rooms might be the best option. Check bathroom facilities."
philp814
17 Oct 2017
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