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The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel
Ranked #10 of 12 Hotels in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 7 June 2009

Stayed at this hotel 2nd June 2009 with three friends as walking the Cumbrian way.
Advised cost to be £50.00 per person in shared room.
Room clean but no TV, no radio & no towels. Also no papers and no weather details available.
Requested towels and an hour later returned to find only one towel set.
Asked again and received second set.
Then noted that bathroom had shower set for one person.
As only a shower in room decided to use guest’s bathroom. Door did not lock & only small bars of soap available.
In bar at 22:00 & could not find any bar staff and could have helped ourselves to drinks. But did not.
Next day ordered vegetarian break feast but beans and fried bread as stated on menu had to be requested twice.
Ordered 3 packed lunches and told would be ready in 10 minutes.
25 minutes later 2 arrived. Left with the 2 as needed to get walking.
On checking out advised that as rooms were on suite cost was £55.00 per person (£110.00) per room.
Paid and left very disappointed
Expensive, very poor service. Not enough staff available and no one appeared in charge.
Will not stay at again.
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  • Stayed: June 2009, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 January 2008

My wife and I stayed at the odg some years ago for her 30th Birthday.
Love the hotel, staff very freindly and helpfull, they allowed us to book in earlier that we thought we could. We had a room with a four poster and view of the wonderfull Langdale valley. Spectacular scenary.
Only used the hikers bar as that is our usual haunt when not staying at the hotel.
Food and drink was as always excellent. spent a New Year there a couple of years ago, great atmostphere. Always good to call in for a refreshing pint after a long walk.

  • Stayed: July 2004, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Gondolier
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Reviewed 12 October 2007

  • Stayed: June 2007, travelled solo
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Reviewed 23 August 2007

  • Stayed: June 2007, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank LZandSI
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Reviewed 22 February 2007

Stayed: March 2005
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Reviewed 20 August 2006

Stayed: August 2006
2  Thank Grahame C
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Reviewed 26 October 2005

Stayed: October 2005
9  Thank parkviewcottage
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Additional Information about The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Address: Great Langdale, Ambleside LA22 9JY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#11 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
Price Range: £97 - £141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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