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The Royal at Dockray

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Middlesbrough
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel itself has a bit of character I had a room at top of hotel which was fine but the small window from floor height made it feel a little dark. Thankfully had a good night’s sleep as very quiet after everyone had gone to bed. The plumbing is very loud though and floor boards very creaky but not...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed last weekend with 9 mates ... first time we have stayed here. The rooms were all great - clean spacious and nicely decked out. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The food was superb - we had 2 great breakfasts and 2 really nice evening meals in the bar... plenty of choice - even had 4 vegetarian options...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I had a lovely stay in the Royal Hotel in Dockray while we were running the Lakeland Trail at Glenridding. The room was warm, cosy, clean and had everything we needed. The breakfast and evening meal were delicious and we would certainly stay again.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The food here was very delicious, sandwiches were a very good size with the ham being almost as thick as gammon! I had the soup of the day which was very filling and extremely tasty (red lentil and ham soup). I saw another table eating the meat platter/ploughman's and it looked very big and tasty!

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jarrow
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at this hotel in October 2016 for one night on s b & b basis . I will be honest I was disappointed as we drove into the car park. The building exterior looks tired and in need of a lick of paint. But, my opinion changed once inside. The bar area, restaurant and cafe...

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We where on the Red Deer Ullswater Steamer Trip thought we would treat ourselves and have stop over The Royal is in a lovely location views amazing the hotel is really quirky the owner being a artist has lovely display of paintings.The room was spacious.We enjoyed a lovely meal few glasses of wine.Breakfast was served in a lovely spacious café...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I stayed one night here while passing through Cumbria. I had a comfortable room which was spacious enough for myself, much like many of the pub accommodation I have recently stayed in. My room was upstairs, where most of the rooms seemed to be, and required negotiating 2 flights of stairs. The pub it self has a large out door...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had an excellent 2 night stay here on way up to Scotland. We had booked for one night but enjoyed it so much that we decided to stay a second night. Excellent choice of beers and wines and food in bar was really good. Also choices at breakfast were very good. We toured all the Southern Lakes which were...

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Kent
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was our planned destination after a long walk from Glenriding via Helvellyn. Bar wasn't too busy and so we managed to lay claim to a corner table. A good choice of Ales available and no problems from the barman when requesting a taster. We ordered food and was pleasantly surprised as the speed of service. Mains were all good...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I popped in here for a quick couple of pints and was planning to use this pub / restaurant for a base while on a weeks walking holiday in the Lakes. I ordered a pint in this out of the way, rural retreat in the wild countryside of the lakes and was served by a rude arrogant I don't know...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The Royal at Dockray

Address: Route A5091, Matterdale, Dockray CA11 0JY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Dockray
Price Range: $105 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal at Dockray 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Recommend rooms at top of hotel. Loud plumbing and creaky floorboards”
 of 5 bubbles StuffofStars, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Premier Room spacious”
 of 5 bubbles sueken62, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 was very good”
 of 5 bubbles SandynKen, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 is small but has a great view”
 of 5 bubbles MelvynH_11, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Standard room was very good.”
 of 5 bubbles HopeCaladonia, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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