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The Borrowdale Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prestige room”(53 reviews)
“wine tasting”(42 reviews)
“silver service”(45 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
Dry Cleaning
Pool
4 Star Hotel
Nestled at the foot of Shepherd's Crag in the beautiful valley of Borrowdale, this 4-star hotel has a totally unique atmosphere enveloping the visitors from the moment they arrive. Built in 1866, the Borrowdale Hotel has an interesting history with the original 41 room bells, which...
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Keswick CA12 5UY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my second time staying at this wonderful hotel and it was equally as good as the first experience that prompted my return. The location is ideal for any hikers climbing Scafell Pike from Seathwaite farm. Or for that matter anybody wishing to hike...More

Thank PacificPaul
Response from George-GMBorrowdale, General Manager at The Borrowdale HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear PacificPaul, Thank you for taking time to write such a wonderful review on this site. It is always a pleasure to welcome back guests who are returning to the hotel. The Borrowdale valley is a wondrous place to hike around and is a popular...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

My first visit with a friend who has been coming for 40 years. I see why.......the reception was warm and informal, the room was a delight - exceptionally clean and well appointed, the ambience throughout the whole hotel exuded charm, history and tradition. The staff...More

Thank Brighteyesyes
Response from George-GMBorrowdale, General Manager at The Borrowdale HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear Brighteyesyes, Thank you so much for your very kind words on your stay with us at the Borrowdale Hotel. I am so pleased that you found all aspects of your stay enjoyable. We pride ourselves in that we do deliver silver service to our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We were in the area and looking for a pub for lunch. We passed the Borrowdale twice (back and forth) and decided to see if they accepted dogs. The weather was lovely and warm and we were happy to sit in the garden. We had...More

Thank George35WestSussex
Response from George-GMBorrowdale, General Manager at The Borrowdale HotelResponded 4 days ago

Dear George35WestSussex, Thank you for taking time to write your review on Trip advisor and the kind 4 star rating you gave us. We are very fortunate to work in such a lovely hotel in one of the best valleys in the Lake District, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the Borrowdale Hotel and it won't be our last. We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay, a lovely room with a view of the lake in the distance. The food was superb and the gardens really well laid out,...More

Thank Chris P
Response from George-GMBorrowdale, General Manager at The Borrowdale HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear Chris P, Thank you for taking time to write your review on Trip advisor and the kind 5 star rating you gave us. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and thought all aspects of your stay were wonderful. I will certainly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been staying at the Borrowdale now for nearly 30 years, the last 18 years of those with my wife and it's always a treat to go back.The staff are, as usual, very friendly and Cath is as professional as ever, lovely to see her again....More

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Response from George-GMBorrowdale, General Manager at The Borrowdale HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear John B, We are delighted to read your complimenting review of your recent stay with us at The Borrowdale hotel. It is always great to hear from our regular guests and that you enjoyed your time with us as well as being looked after...More

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Nestled at the foot of Shepherd's Crag in the beautiful valley of Borrowdale, this 4-star hotel has a totally unique atmosphere enveloping the visitors from the moment they arrive. Built in 1866, the ...More Borrowdale Hotel has an interesting history with the original 41 room bells, which, although no longer working, are still proudly displayed outside the reception area. The AA Rosette restaurant is very elegant and comfortable, which also boasts a superb walk-in wine cellar stocked with some very interesting bottles. During the day the lounge bar and conservatory are open for light lunches and afternoon teas and in the evening a splendid 5 course silver service dinner can be enjoyed in the AA Rosette restaurant with coffee and mints served in the lounges. The 40 cosy bedrooms come equipped with TV, telephone and hospitality tray. For those looking for dog friendly hotels, all of our bedrooms are dog friendly and are available for well-behaved dogs. Less
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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540PeterS
1 May 2018|
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Response from MorriAR | Reviewed this property |
There is a stair lift at the back of the hotel, which can take you to the first floor and there is also a few ground floor rooms at the rear of the hotel, call the hotel direct they will advise on rooms suitable etc
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catkaty1971
2 January 2018|
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Response from Penjn | Reviewed this property |
sorry for delay. It is probably about a 10 minute drive to the Seathwaite start of the climb up.
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Ossie_8
7 November 2017|
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Response from susan j | Reviewed this property |
Hello sorry for the late reply. Dinner is from 6.30 you can book at reception which time you prefer.
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Room Tips
"Ask for a room with a lake view"
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"Prestige rooms at the front of the hotel are very good."
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"We were on the first floor overlooking road/lake. Traffic not an issue as very little apart from cyclists!"
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"Go for a Prestige room, bigger and have the better views out across the lake"
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