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Swinside Inn

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the pub”(22 reviews)
“causey pike”(14 reviews)
“roaring fire”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
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All reviewsthe pubcausey pikeroaring fireexcellent foodevening mealstayed for nightsthe staff were friendly and helpfulfull english breakfastexcellent staybaconrange of beersdog friendly pubblack puddingthese daysgreat breaktroutpate
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Can't say anything negative about this place; one of the best locations you could have, roaring fire and really nice staff. Had food and drinks during our stay, dinner was brilliant and one of the best cheese boards ever! The beauty of The Swinside is...More

Thank Jonno1910
Response from Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside InnResponded 17 November 2016

Brilliant! Your review is everything we hope reviews will be. (We're hoping to have Catbells spruced up very soon). Hope you come again. Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon

Reviewed 4 November 2016

A traditional dog friendly pub. This is in a picturesque part of the Lakes with lots around to see and do and the hospitality is excellent with good food and drinks to accompany. Highly recommended. We will certainly be back again.

Thank Mike M
Response from Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside InnResponded 17 November 2016

Very glad to have you. Thank you Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon

Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is set in the beautiful Newlands Valley - so pretty. Ideal for visiting Derwent Water and Butteremere, and just a little further to drive to Grasmere and Ullswater which we also visited. Our little doggy was very happy here. The evening meals were really...More

Thank Caroline Q
Response from Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside InnResponded 17 November 2016

And you know that we would happily have you again! Thank you Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

A fantastic, relaxing time in a hotel with breathtaking views, a big thank you to Ben and Sharon, Mat the manager for all his hard work in making your stay fantastic, and to Karlos and the table staff who are very polite and efficient, the...More

Thank 8659james
Response from Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside InnResponded 2 November 2016

That's really nice to hear. Thank you so much. Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon

Reviewed 15 September 2016

At 3pm I was planning a 150 mile trip to Derwent water for a Paddle board session and to see some friends who were staying on the Lingholme Estate... This Inn was a possible location for my stay the weekend before for a wedding, the...More

Thank George H
Response from Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside InnResponded 18 September 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely (and poetic) review of The Swinside Inn. I particularly love your "you just know it's a busy Inn, it's not jaded by neglect, it is worn by scores of customers". You can come again! Lucinda, on behalf of...More

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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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US$77 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$77 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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waldo34
14 February 2018|
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Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
I can't say for certain but they were very accommodating so it's worth emailing them.
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gerryjan
8 March 2017|
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Response from Benandsharon H | Property representative |
Sorry Gerry Usually the answer is yes, but we're closed until 17 March 2017 due to a refurb. Hope you'll try us another time. Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon
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Melanie J
22 March 2015|
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All the rooms are dog friendly
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"Catbells has stunning view of both Causey Pike and Catbells. Well worth the extra."
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"pay a little more for a view. otherside is fine, but great views in superior rooms"
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"Views in the front would have a lovely valley view...but we only slept in ours so overlooking the back and..."
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"The 'Causey' has just been fixed up so all new and lovely"
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