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“A Superb Break” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Kielder Lodges
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A Superb Break”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2013

I can't fault the Lodges at Kielder. Great service, great facilities and superbly maintained. Where the accommodation isn't the cheapest, there's no extra charges for electricity and there's 24/7 support. The restaurant facilities are excellent, the foods good but maybe a little basic. A lovely holiday experience with lots of outdoor activities.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2013

We had the pleasure of spending Christmas in a Redesdale lodge. I was apprehensive about the size of the lodge and how nice it would be, I need not have worried, the lodge was plenty big enough for the 5 of us and very well equipped. It was spotlessly clean along with the surrounding area. It was the first time we have spent Christmas away from home but now hope this can be a regular event. The staff at Kielder/ Leaplish park deserve a special mention, they are so friendly and helpful and really made our stay special. We used the pool and the snow slope whilst we were there and had the pleasure of visiting the bird of prey centre (well worth a visit). This is a place at the top of our list to return to.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank claire l
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

we stayed here in march 2012 . booked late and got a great price . cannot fault the lodge the master bedroom was lovely, plenty of space. there was also a double room perfect for storingour luggage. kitchen had all the ammenties you could need and the lounge was just so cosy and homley feeling. all in all cannot fault the lodge . picturesque you could often see bunnys running by the windows . there was also an adventure area for children, and a small petting zoo . also as the park is on a man made lake there is plenty to see and do . we went for walks every day. thoroughly enjoyed ourselves . would love to go back

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank jennifer b
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Par, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2012

We stayed at Kielder lodges having picked up an autumn deal and were thoroughly impressed.
We booked a 2 bedroom lodge, 1 for my wife and I and one for our baby. We took our own travel cot which fitted in although there were travel cots available for a small fee if required. The lodge was very clean and had all the things you would expect in good working order.
The setting is very quiet and peaceful with plenty of birds, rabbits and the occasional red squirrel around. The park very clean with a small shop stocking essentials food supplies, gifts etc. The pool is pleasant although the changing rooms were very cold to have a baby in. We ate in the pub and had a few drinks which was nice overlooking the lake.
The ferry to the visitor centre and trip around the lake is also well worth the time and money.
If you would like a peaceful place to stay with easy access to hours of walks, cycling, nature, history then this is the holiday for you.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Mr-M-Gascoigne
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County Durham
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74 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2012

We stayed here in April 2012, a very cold time of the year to go but it was our first holiday as a family with our little boy. The log cabins were excellent, 2 bedroom and all the amenities you could ever need. The heating in the cabin was excellent and needed! The shop and swimming pool were excellent. The restaurant was also very nice with great views of the surrounding area. The shop was also very good value and had the couple of things that we had forgotten. We were also next to a cabin containing a pool table etc which was nice to pop into for a game.

The surrounding area is excellent with numeroud walks and things to see. Kielder Column wasnt exciting as we pictured ha ha but everything is worth walking too.

Would definately holiday here again!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank wilky002
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Yorkshire
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23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2012

This is a remote scenic location with limited amenities and, as such, prompted our reserving one of the more expensive lodges.
A degree of disappointment occurred in that the kitchen area, whilst fully equipped, could really do with an upgrade which, together with the dining area, felt more than a little downmarket. That said, expectations were more than satisfied on moving through to the lounge area, bedrooms and bathroom, all of which carried a greater feel of luxury to them.
Externally, the timbers needed attention with flaking of the stain/preservative and a rotten/broken slat to the veranda diluting perceptions here.
Overall, the impression was favourable, but it was a shame that positive opinion could not be said of the whole of the property for the reasons outlined, and the expectation levels arising from the price.
As to Kielder Water, the well signposted lakeside trail is excellent for cycling (25 miles circular route) and the food at the on site Inn was very good indeed.
In summary, plenty pluses here that would see our considering a return visit.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Chalky54
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2012

We thought this would be an ideal holiday for 2 active boys aged 11 and 12 but were very disappointed. Although the bike paths were good the surrounding roads were too busy to cycle comfortably on. Our kids enjoy road cycling so options were very limited, may be more available for mountain bikes although the mountain bike skill courses advertised in the brochure were cancelled during the 2 weeks we were there (August). The Water Ski School was excellent and our boys enjoyed developing this skill but apart from taster sessions in kayaking there were no other water based activities on offer. One of my son's said - "All this water and nothing to do on it". The swimming pool was small and only opened from 9am to 6pm and you were only able to get in if you had booked a slot in advance - not conducive for a spontaneous holiday. The holiday would have been so much better if swimming had been allowed on the lake or if kayaks or wind surfers had been available for hire. Accommodation was fine - basic, we stayed in the Hadrian, but clean and comfortable. May be an ideal quiet retreat for younger families or couples but in our experience not suited to active older kids.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Kielder Lodges
Address: Kielder Water, Kielder NE48 1BT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Kielder
Amenities:
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Speciality Lodging in Kielder
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Kielder Lodges 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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