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The Borrowdale Gates Hotel

0.2 miles from Grange-in-Borrowdale centre
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Grange-In-Borrowdale | Keswick, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Borrowdale CA12 5UQ, England
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended to visit here via a local Lake District Facebook page, it was my mum's 70th and we were staying nearby. We booked her for Sunday dinner, and we arrived in good time so we were shown to the lovely bar area for a drink first whilst our table was prepared. When we went to our table the...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the minute we walked through the door we felt really welcome. Staff were great. Room was lovely with beautiful view. Food was brilliant. Couldn't have asked for more. Will definitely go again but probably when weather is warmer although hotel was not cold far from it. Would definitely recommend a visit to friends. Lovely to see so many different...

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Co. Durham
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't usually write two reviews for the same place, but this is such a super, comfortable hotel. The staff are so helpful, attentive, polite and well trained in their roles. The room we had was a superior one, it was very spacious, comfortable and had marvellous views. The food is excellent and breakfast is a real treat watching the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for a pick-me-up as it was the only place for refreshments on the walk from Borrowdale YHA towards Keswick. It turned out to be a great decision. Understated on the outside, the hotel is both beautiful and welcoming. Tea and coffee were served elegantly with delicious homemade biscuits, and were fantastic value at £6 for two. Looking...

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Thank tbev2017
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a well maintained hotel (with evidence of ongoing investment) in a beautiful setting with good, well trained staff and good food. I have not stayed anywhere else in the area but would certainly return here.

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Thank UncleBuncle
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Borrowdale Gates for Dinner bed & breakfast..a lovely birthday present from our family.. The hotel is very warm comfortable and inviting .. Our bedroom on the first floor was a good size ..lovely decor ..with a wonderful bathroom. Would certainly stay again.

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Thank jeanbarrie
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed 5 nights at this lovely Hotel. The Staff are so friendly especially Chris, who helped my Husband. This was our 3rd year we have stayed for Christmas. The food was as usual superb. And the Beautiful sounds of the Harp, that was played in the Dining Room etc. Unfortunatly this will be our last Christmas stay. We had...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had a lovely short break here for the summer solstice. Beautiful view from the room, the restaurant and the bar/outside garden. Seems to cater more for a old crowd. We (thirty something) seemed a lot younger than the rest of the residents. Nonetheless, a good hotel. Lovely restaurant, if rather expensive and formal. We had some fantastic walks straight...

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Thank SophieJasmine
Cambridge,England
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We booked a few nights here to explore the Borrowdale valley as opposed to our usual spot in Langdale or Grasmere. The Borrowdale Gates is a good hotel in a lovely setting. It has great views towards Derwent Water in one direction and to Castle Crag in the other. Check in was quick and easy. The staff were all very...

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This hotel has a wonderful setting, peaceful and beautiful. The staff are exceptional and seem to know many of the guests who are frequent returners. Our room was spotlessly clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated, as were all the public areas we used. I particularly liked the local walks and trips on the lake, which you can access without needing to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Borrowdale Gates Hotel is set amidst the breathtaking scenery of the Borrowdale Valley, the "loveliest square mile in Lakeland", according to Alfred Wainwright (MBE). Close to the shores of Derwent Water in two acres of woodland in Grange near Keswick, this is an ideal situation for walking, climbing, and touring the Lake District direct from the doorstep. There are many places of literary and historical interest within the local area. This beautiful family owned and run hotel has undergone a real transformation since 2008 with a full refurbishment completed in September 2012 to earn its current four star AA rating. With elegant contemporary rooms, a rosette award winning dining room, cosy bar and lounge, guests are assured of a warm welcome to enjoy stunning panoramic views during their stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Borrowdale Gates Hotel

Address: Grange-In-Borrowdale | Keswick, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Borrowdale CA12 5UQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Borrowdale > Grange-in-Borrowdale
Price Range: £135 - £196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Borrowdale Gates Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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“The garden rooms are on the ground floor and very accessible. But there is a lift!”
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“First floor, south facing for the views”
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“Only used the restaurant”
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