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Ravenstone Manor
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Bassenthwaite
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“Brilliant!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014 via mobile

Loved it great view from our room out on to the lake had an evening meal which was really top quality ingredients and was cooked to perfection will recommend to anybody great staff always wanting to help loads of games to play pool and snooker!

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014

Having just had a two day break at this lovely hotel, would just like to say how nice the owners were nothing too much trouble for which they created a very warm atmosphere. The accommodation was excellent, so was the food together with very nice staff. Cannot recommend this highly. We will be going back!!

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

My husband and I have just returned from another lovely, relaxing stay at Ravenstone. We stayed on the top floor this time and had stunning views of the lake. The food was exceptional and the staff were very friendly as always.

Room Tip: Rooms at the front of the house have the best views
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2014

We have just returned from a wonderful break to celebrate my 50 th birthday and couldn't have made a better choice. Ravenstone manor lived up to its excellent reviews and we could not fault it in any way. The four poster room with spa bath was lovely. Staff couldn't do enough fo us and the food was excellent with a great choice at every meal. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend this hotel to others visiting the area.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

I purchased a Living Social voucher for £99.00. This incuded a two night, classic double b & b break for two. I decided to upgrade go a premium double with a view. I ended up paying a further £30. Per night. We also dined in Charlotte's View restaurant on the second evening. That cost £27.50 for 4 course menu. The room was clean, roomy but cool. An electric fire was provided to take off the chill. The bathroom was newly fitted. The meal me ate was lovely and the breakfast was very filling. Lots of chose. The hotel has a bar and large lounge with a coal burner. They supply books and games, which we utilised on both evening's. The staff were extremely attentive and the owners Kim & Cherin were lovely. We would be happy to return. Next we will be booking a classic double, because they were just as nice. (Taxi to Keswick cost £10.00, ask for Suzi)

Room Tip: Chose a classic
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

Our stay at Ravenstone was memorable. We were looked after by the staff and our hosts Cherin and Kim, everyone is friendly and cant do enough for you...
The food is superb. The meals cooked by the chef are outstanding even better than our favourite restaurant but added to that are the extra touches like the jams and chutneys (cheeseboard wow!) which are made by Cherin (afternoon tea is amazing and very reasonable!!). Even the coffee has been specially blended. Breakfast is wonderful both the full English and the poached haddock were scrumptious. It's the attention to detail that we loved and cant mention everything in one review. Yes it was cool in places but bearing in mind this is a large manor house steeped in history and the coldest time in winter, the roaring fires and modern bathrooms with underfloor heating and what I call "movie star" mirrors as the lights are within the mirror (great for applying makeup!!) completely make up for that. There's plenty of extra heating in the rooms if you need it including radiators!!! Returning in March for 4 days, cant wait....

Room Tip: We stayed in a lake view room and had a superking bed!!! Lovely...
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Durham, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

Ravenstone Manor is a comfortable hotel. Our room (no 1) was at the front overlooking the beautiful hills. Bed was very comfortable. Bathroom small but adequate. Lighting in the room was dire as a result of the Eco-friendly bulbs - impossible to apply make-up but again not a major issue. breakfast decent although a little slow if you want a full English. Bar is a great place to meet folk and husband loved the snooker room (had to wear a coat though due to low temperature in there). . My main concerns were on two counts.... first, being asked what time I planned to be home ( took me back to being 15 when my Mother used to ask the same question) and secondly everything is locked up overnight so if you are an early riser, you have to sit in the hallway as the lounge, bar etc is locked until breakfast!!!!! Felt like I was living in someone's house rather than a paying guest.

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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Ravenstone Manor
Address: Bassenthwaite | Keswick, Bassenthwaite CA12 4QG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bassenthwaite
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bassenthwaite
#3 Family Hotel in Bassenthwaite
#4 Business Hotel in Bassenthwaite
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Ravenstone Manor 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ravenstone Manor is a delightful 19th Century Manor House set within 3 hectares of grounds, situated at the foot of Skiddaw, looking across the valley to Bassenthwaite Lake. Rich in Cumbrian history, our 4 star Manor House has spectacular views of the Lake, the neighbouring Fells and Cumbrian countryside. We are fully dog friendly and ideally situated for walking, hiking & biking in the stunning Northern Lakes, Within the beautiful stone walls, you will find 20 charming en-suite bedrooms, a beautiful lounge, bar and games room with snooker and pool tables. Fed by the waters of Skiddaw, the Manor boasts its own fresh spring water that has quenched the thirst of its guests for over 50 years. The Dining Room serves a menu highlighting the freshest local meats, cheeses and produce. Open to residents and non-residents we offer a good home-cooked menu. Breakfast from 8:30 - 9:30am and evening meals from 6.30 till 8.30pm. ... more   less 
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