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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Stayed for 1 night during C2C cycle ride. First the positives: -Spectacular location and views. Quiet location a few miles outside Keswick with breathtaking views from the hotel. Really outstanding. - We had a very good meal in the hotel . Delicious fish. Good service too. -Good storage for our bikes. The negatives: - Although room/bathroom was clean, poor interior.... More 

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Thank HJxxx2016
Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I'm trying to work out which room you were in - it may be the one which we are actually upgrading as I type. I shall look into this further. Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

A bank holiday weekend away with the hubby and what a treat! The room borrowdale was spacious and clean with some gorgeous views The breakfast lasted us all day and was very tasty Our evening meals were of equally good quality and the local ales very much appreciated after a couple of walking days! Excellent location for walking into Keswick... More 

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Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Haha, yes we're used to seeing people a little weary. Thank you very much for your 5 star review. hope you return. Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon More 

London
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We have been using the Swinside Inn for many years and the quality of service and food has been inconsistent to say the least. however things have changed and we have just had a short break when we have been treated to tasty, well priced food. The menu is interesting with a curry of the day described by one of... More 

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Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Hi Chris Thank you for your review. It's great to hear that all our hard work is worth it More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We had a great time at the Swindake Inn. Good dinner, good beer, good breakfast (understatement !) friendly welcoming staff, great location with fabulous views. One day we walked Causey Pike, the next we walked High Spy and didn't need our cars (hooray !). We had the 'Causey Pike' room which was superb for our purposes (four mature, actually 'immature',... More 

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Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Really glad you all had a good stay More 

tunbridge wells
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Fantastic old traditional pub with selection of draught beer and excellent food. This is just about everything that you would wish for in a country pub, it's fairly remote, but makes an ideal part of a walk. Well located, being not far away from the boat landing stage at Hawes End, so can be combined with a days walking and... More 

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Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

A stay at the Swinside Inn gives you the experience of staying in an isolated spot but with the reality of being just a short walk from Keswick centre. As a base the Swinside Inn is perfect, situated in the Newlands Valley all manner of walks are easily accessible whether you are a serious hiker or a low level stroller.... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

When the only complaint that comes to mind is that I hit my head on the low beams in the restaurant, you realise that you've stayed somewhere special. Ideal location for exploring Keswick and Derwent Water, and glorious hilly or flatter walks are on your doorstep here. We stayed for 3 nights and were not disappointed - wish it could... More 

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Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Being only 5'3", I have no idea what you're talking about! :) Thanks for the review Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon More 

Shropshire
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19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The Swinside Inn is situated in the heart of the mountains with stunning views with plenty of walks right on the doorstep. We were in the Catbells Room which was a decent size with large windows to the front and side giving fantastic views of the mountains, I sat each morning with my cup of tea just looking out of... More 

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Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us such a lovely, and detailed review. Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon More 

Durham
1 review
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Stayed here 2 nights dog friendly lovely food great ale friendly people will definitely be returning 😀 👌👌

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Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you. We hope you will! More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Best visited when warm enough to sit outside else cold and the fire in the lounge is lit. Either way decent pub food and the staff were obliging enough to keep 2 meals warm for our latecomers, thanks v much

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Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your return custom and the time taken to write another review - glad we got it right. :) Lucinda, on behalf of Ben and Sharon More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional, over 300 year old, lakeland pub,with bed and breakfast rooms. We're a short walk from Derwentwater and the iconic Catbells. Two bars, with open fire place. The location of this hotel is perfect if you want to explore the lake district, with mountain views from some rooms and all bars. We also have a six bedroom holiday let available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swinside Inn

Address: Newlands Valley, Keswick CA12 5UE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick > Newlands Valley
Price Range: $118 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Swinside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“For the view stretch a bit and stay in Catbells, plus get the cheese board!”
 of 5 bubbles Jonno1910, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All have views I think, I don't think there's a bad choice.”
 of 5 bubbles 945georgeh, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were in Barrow, and were very disappointed. I am sure there were better rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles GillianP968, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Maybe over the breakfast room but not pool room if you want less noise”
 of 5 bubbles carolinehodgson6, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Causey Pike room is a great family room with two single beds and two bunk beds and a nice big bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Wocky48, 15 May 2016 | Read review
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