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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 29 July 2018 via mobile

Well, this is oldfashioned England! Wonderful hotel in a small village. We had B&B with diner. No menu, just show up at 19.30 and enjoy! Nice diner, great chocolates and coffee. Spacious room. No TV and WiFi, thats An extra these days.

Thank oebien
Response from Nuala D, Owner at Royal Oak HotelResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are pleased you enjoyed our traditional Lakeland hospitality and hope to see you again next time you are passing through. Susan

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Booked the self contained apartment that had no cutlery, plates etc. Infact apart from the fridge and stove it had nothing. Total rip off. Didn't choose breakfast first two mornings so the staff took it upon themselves to let themselves in. We were still in...More

Thank Julie W
Response from Nuala D, Owner at Royal Oak HotelResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit, we are sorry you were disappointed with your stay. We have never intended the apartment to be self catering hence the lack of plates etc. We don't normally start our housekeeping routine until around 10.30...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

We stayed here for a night while walking the Cumbria Way. We were immediately made to feel very welcome and at home. We had an ensuite room which was spacious, as was the bathroom. The bathroom facilities were a little tired but that was a...More

Thank the-walkers2010
Response from Nuala D, Owner at Royal Oak HotelResponded 30 July 2018

We are pleased you enjoyed your recent stay with us and hope that you will come and stay again soon. Susan

Reviewed 9 July 2018

A first class ‘1’ star hotel! Homecooked food served by friendly hospital staff. Great bar and lounge that provide stimulation to actually talk to your fellow guests! After 25 yrs of short breaks at the Royal we have rarely moved the car from the car...More

Thank BU1
Response from Nuala D, Owner at Royal Oak HotelResponded 30 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us and we hope to see you again soon. Susan

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Return visit after 6 years. Perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Rooms are void of tv or radio Wi-Fi or phone reception. For me that is perfect👌. Time for friends and family. Hotel is dog🐩🐶 friendly, car was parked and not...More

Thank Barranca P
Response from Nuala D, Owner at Royal Oak HotelResponded 7 July 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your recent stay and hope you don't leave it six years before you come again....mind you I can't promise you the same weather as this visit. Susan

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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$117 - US$153 (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$117 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick > Borrowdale > Rosthwaite
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Shivvy68
14 November 2018|
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Response from the-walkers2010 | Reviewed this property |
Meals are only served in the dining room as far as I know but your best plan would be to contact the hotel - have a look at their website.
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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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