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The Wordsworth Hotel
Ranked #9 of 14 Hotels in Grasmere
Certificate of Excellence
Lancashire
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Perfect Weekend”
Reviewed 28 November 2011

had a lovely weekend dispite the gales and rain
can't find a single fault with the hotel - hearty breakfast , great service from friendly staff , fantastic dinner and a lovely room

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Lake District
1 review
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Reviewed 26 November 2011

I recently held my 40th birthday dinner at the Hotel and it was one of the best birthday's I have had. All my guests (around 30 in total) were taken care of in every respect. The food and wine was outstanding and the service seamless. Infact, the waiting staff were so professional, we barely noiced their comings and goings. Everything I had requested prior to the event was undertaken and then some. I can't recommend them highly enough. It was the kind of service you would expect at a top London venue. If you are holding an event and want piece of mind, this is the place. Many thanks to all.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with friends
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1 Thank JO S
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GrasmereWordsworth, Owner at The Wordsworth Hotel, responded to this review, 4 January 2012
Many thanks, we were delighted that you chose us to celebrate your birthday. Many Happy Returns!
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Fife, Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2011

Was guest at a friend's wedding in July at the Wordsworth. (Did not stay in the hotel.) There was only a small wedding party (under 30) and the hotel staff catered for the ceremony and meal in rooms that were just the right size. The accommodation was tastefully prepared and decorated. Despite the rain, the outlook during the ceremony and the meal was delightful, looking out onto the gardens. The wedding meal was beautifully presented and the hotel staff could not have been more pleasant and helpful. A very romantic setting/venue for a small wedding.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
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GrasmereWordsworth, General Manager at The Wordsworth Hotel, responded to this review, 18 November 2011
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our Hotel. We are glad you enjoyed yourself and the wedding was a lovely day despite the rain!
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2011

What a gem this hotel is!!
We have just returned from a two night stay at The Wordsworth and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff were,without exception,curteous, and helpful and the service provided throughout the hotel was carried out in a most professional yet friendly manner.
Some hotels we have stayed in in The Lake District could be described as "tired" but not this one. The bedroom and bathroom were clean and tastefully modern, the restaurant a pleasure to dine in and the beautiful conservatory and reception area (complete with roaring log fire) perfect for relaxing after doing a local hike.
It was a delight to stay there and we will definitely be returning.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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GrasmereWordsworth, Owner at The Wordsworth Hotel, responded to this review, 18 November 2011
Thank you, how lovely to be described as a gem! It's great not to be tired as when we took over 2 years ago the hotel certainly was and we are very pleased to be totally refurbished and taking on a new lease of life!!!! We look forward to welcoming you back.
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Sunderland
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7 reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2011

Stayed for two nights with meal included first night.
Room was clean & suitable with views ob hills.
Although no heating on room was really hot so need window open bed was big but a bit soft for me.
Staff were excellent
Meals at Signature Restaurant were amazing with Duck & Tankara Chocolate desert very special, we ate here for 2nd night.
Spa pool good always welcome after a days walking
Would recommend hotel anytime.

  • Stayed November 2011
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Birmingham, UK
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2011

We had a wonderful stay with our dog at this hotel. The room was modern and comfortable although not as luxurious as some of the upstairs rooms where dogs were not allowed. Obviously the room suited us perfectly and the hotel were happy for us to leave the dog in the room whilst we had dinner.

The fire in reception was roaring and welcoming with a nice seating area perfect for a 5 minute warm up when back from walking the fells. Only fault is that the carpark is at the back so you enter through the rear of the hotel and find yourself wondering down some rather dull corridoors before reaching reception - hopefully this will be sorted in the future.

Room Tip: Downstairs room if with a dog, otherwise upstairs.
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  • Stayed February 2011, travelled with friends
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GrasmereWordsworth, General Manager at The Wordsworth Hotel, responded to this review, 18 November 2011
Thank you for reviewing us, yes we do have six room categories and only allow dogs in certain rooms. It is a shame that the car park is at the back of the hotel, but we do allow people to park at the front while they check in and unload etc. Please come again soon.
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Crewe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 October 2011

We had our very small, family only, wedding here. From initial meetings to ongoing communication before the day we were very impressed. However the event itself was amazing. The staff helpfulness, professionalism and interest in ensuring we had what we wanted was first class. The set up of the rooms and the organisation of everything and everyone was first class. Staff were on hand at all times without being obtrusive, nothing was too much trouble for them.The food was beautiful both in its presentation and its taste, with everything cooked to each individuals preference. This family run hotel was everything and more than we could have hoped for. We have stayed and visited many hotels but this is number 1 in our eyes. If you have the opportunity to stay here grasp it. We can not wait to visit again.

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with family
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Property: The Wordsworth Hotel
Address: Stock Lane | Cumbria, Grasmere LA22 9SW, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grasmere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Grasmere
#4 Luxury Hotel in Grasmere
#5 Family Hotel in Grasmere
#7 Romantic Hotel in Grasmere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Wordsworth Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa provides an iconic destination nestling amongst the towering mountains of the English Lake District. Individually styled, comfortable bedrooms balance tradition with contemporary design with most offering stunning mountain or village views. The fine dining, air conditioned Signature Restaurant provides an award-winning menu whilst the more informal Dove Bistro showcases superb local ingredients cooked with flair and skill. For guests looking to truly pamper themselves the Lakeland Organic Spa (March 2015) offers guests a wide range of luxurious and natural treatments to ensure a fully relaxing stay. ... more   less 
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