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Rogiet, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Simply stunning location and hotel. Not too grand, not too modern and very well run. Perfect location, beautiful views, lots of walking potential and tons of fresh air. Pricey for a little trip but worth every penny for the Brownie points and the sheer decandence

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll go a long way in the world to find a more beautiful place than the English Lake District. And you'll go a longer way to find a more breathtaking lake than Ullswater. Inn on the Lake sits elegantly on the edge of the lake itself. It's peaceful. It's romantic. It's got everything you could hope for in a Lake...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Ben T Thank you for your very kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I do hope you choose to revisit us again in the not too distant future. Kind regards Gary and the team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful location Oh I woke up in heaven Will hope to revisit soon. The room was brilliant and ideal for my wife who has limited mobility.There would be no need to leave the room except to visit the elegant dining room or visit the lounge with the warming fire, or to stroll around the expansive gardens or venture into the...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear 1958wanderer Wow, what a great review, thank you. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and hope very much that you come back again to enjoy the Ullswater valley and all it has to offer. Wishing you well Gary and the team

dalston
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night on a dinner bed & breakfast deal for £199. We had a lake view feature room which had fantastic views of Ullswater & the surrounding fells. There was a wedding at the hotel while we were there but we weren't disturbed by noise. The evening meal & breakfast were very good & the service excellent...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear havenexile Thank you for your lovely comments, they are very much appreciated. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you return very soon. Wishing you safe travels Kind regards Gary and the team

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had the most amazing New Year break here at Inn on the Lake! The whole experience was wonderful. Arriving on 30 th December through to January 2nd we were fed to bursting point on incredible food, the staff were brilliant, always professional but friendly and chatty. The hotel was beautifully decorated and created a magical ambience. Activities were available...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Gillk61 What can I say, thank you very much for your glowing review. I have to say it was great fun and everybody in such a happy positive mood. It was a pleasure to look after you and we are delighted you enjoyed your new years break. I do hope you pop in to see us again but until...

Darwen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was treated to this gem as a birthday surprise and I have to say that we were treated like royality from the minute we got there. From the reception staff to the barman everyone was very welcoming, friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The manager Johnathan made everything so special and made sure we were spoilt. When we...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear deem2016 Thank you for your very kind comments. We are delighted your birthday was special and we played our part in making it so. I will let all the staff know of your glowing comments as I know they take great satisfaction from reading such lovely feedback. We hope to see you soon Kind regards Gary and the team

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights just prior to Christmas on our way down to stay with family and enjoyed every minute. The hotel was beautifully decorated for Christmas and looked very festive - it must have taken a great team effort and many hours of work by the staff to make it look so jolly. The hotel was everything...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Islandwanderers Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your pre Christmas break with the furry family duo. We welcome responsible pet owners and yours were a delight, we wouldn't of known they were here if we hadn't seen them plodding through reception on there way to a wonderful walk. We...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The three nights we stayed over Christmas were wonderful,Christmas socking on the bed with sweets nuts fruit etc, bottle of bubberly and tin of buiscits in the room, lovely touch. very relaxing we enjoyed every minute, the service and food amazing, lots of space for people and dogs, plus dog free arears. Coudn't fault anything.The Hotel is in a beautiful...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Norma C Thank you for your very kind review, we are delighted you enjoyed your Christmas break with us and enjoyed the festive treats. It was such a lovely family atmosphere in the hotel,enjoyed by all which makes our job a delight. So maybe I should be thanking you but either way I am so pleased it lived up...

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would have to work really hard to find any negative comments about our New Year break. From start to finish the whole experience was excellent and we have already booked for next year. The food was plentiful, varied, interesting and simply superb. The staff were everything and more that you would hope for. The accommodation was beyond reproach. An...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Blow1666 Thank you for your extremely kind review. It was fun wasn't it. It gives us such great pleasure to see guests relaxing and enjoying themselves on such an important time of year. I do hope you choose to visit us again but until then thank you for the part you played in making it a memorable new years...

Betws-y-Coed, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful 3 night break for the end of the year. All of the staff were very friendly and keen to meet any requests. Great service. The food was excellent and very plentiful. Optional activities arranged for the guests over the 3 days with a masquerade ball on New Year's Eve. Would definitely return. Exceptional views across Ullswater under clear blue...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Christopher K Thank you for your very kind comments about your new years 3 day break.We are so pleased you enjoyed all aspects of the break, I have to say it was fun and guests such as yourself make it a pleasure for us to look after you. I do hope you revisit us again in the not too...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Orangery
The Orangery
Cuisines: European, British
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn on the Lake Hotel ia a 4 star hotel that enjoys one of the most spectacular settings in the Lake District in 15 acres of grounds with lawns sweeping to the shores of Lake Ullswater. The Inn on the Lake is only 12 miles from the M6 motorway and the drive is very dramatic with the road curving around the Lake and the backdrop scenery of the fells. There are 47 en-suite bedrooms, all thoughtfully designed with most rooms having breathtaking views, some looking towards the magnificent Helvellyn mountain range, while the majority look over the ever changing Ullswater. Each room is fully equipped with everything you come to expect in this quality 4 star hotel. For that special occasion upgrade to a superior room or one of the very popular, stunning four-poster bedrooms. From the moment you walk into reception you will find an interior that compliments this fabulous setting. This leads through to the popular Lounge Bar where a warm welcome awaits with large bay windows overlooking the well landscaped gardens, which lead to the hotels jetties on Ullswater. Enjoy a drink any time of the day, a light lunch or afternoon tea in the Lounge or on our Lakeside terrace. The award-winning 2 AA Rosette Lake View Restaurant provides something for all tastes, or for less formal dining The Ramblers Bar, situated within the hotel’s grounds, offers the option to enjoy a pint of real ale. The hotel also has its own outdoor activities including pitch & putt, croquet and children's outdoor play area. Gary and his team at The Inn on the Lake Hotel look forward to welcoming you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn on the Lake

Address: Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Glenridding
Price Range: $344 - $478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Inn on the Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 47
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Inn On The Lake Ullswater
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