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The Borrowdale Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“prestige room”(53 reviews)
“wine tasting”(42 reviews)
“silver service”(45 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
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4 Star Hotel
Nestled at the foot of Shepherd's Crag in the beautiful valley of Borrowdale, this 4-star hotel has a totally unique atmosphere enveloping the visitors from the moment they arrive. Built in 1866, the Borrowdale Hotel has an interesting history with the original 41 room bells, which...
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Keswick CA12 5UY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We’d stopped visiting Borrowdale Hotel eighteen months ago due to the poor quality of vegetarian food on offer. This was the sole reason as everything else was excellent but, whilst partner thoroughly enjoyed “meaty” dinners, my veggie ones were the worst I’d had in decades....More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 5 days ago

A group of soccer buddies arranged a Scotland golf outing and our first stop was Keswick and the Borrowdale Hotel. Best place we stayed. Quiet, great scenery, tremendous staff and 10 minutes from Keswick Town. A few of us walk across the street to the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time staying at this wonderful hotel and it was equally as good as the first experience that prompted my return. The location is ideal for any hikers climbing Scafell Pike from Seathwaite farm. Or for that matter anybody wishing to hike...More

Thank PacificPaul
Response from George-GMBorrowdale, General Manager at The Borrowdale HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear PacificPaul, Thank you for taking time to write such a wonderful review on this site. It is always a pleasure to welcome back guests who are returning to the hotel. The Borrowdale valley is a wondrous place to hike around and is a popular...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit with a friend who has been coming for 40 years. I see why.......the reception was warm and informal, the room was a delight - exceptionally clean and well appointed, the ambience throughout the whole hotel exuded charm, history and tradition. The staff...More

1  Thank Brighteyesyes
Response from George-GMBorrowdale, General Manager at The Borrowdale HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Brighteyesyes, Thank you so much for your very kind words on your stay with us at the Borrowdale Hotel. I am so pleased that you found all aspects of your stay enjoyable. We pride ourselves in that we do deliver silver service to our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the area and looking for a pub for lunch. We passed the Borrowdale twice (back and forth) and decided to see if they accepted dogs. The weather was lovely and warm and we were happy to sit in the garden. We had...More

Thank George35WestSussex
Response from George-GMBorrowdale, General Manager at The Borrowdale HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear George35WestSussex, Thank you for taking time to write your review on Trip advisor and the kind 4 star rating you gave us. We are very fortunate to work in such a lovely hotel in one of the best valleys in the Lake District, and...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$170 - US$316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$170 - US$316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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540PeterS
1 May 2018|
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Response from MorriAR | Reviewed this property |
There is a stair lift at the back of the hotel, which can take you to the first floor and there is also a few ground floor rooms at the rear of the hotel, call the hotel direct they will advise on rooms suitable etc
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catkaty1971
3 January 2018|
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Response from Penjn | Reviewed this property |
sorry for delay. It is probably about a 10 minute drive to the Seathwaite start of the climb up.
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Ossie_8
7 November 2017|
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Response from susan j | Reviewed this property |
Hello sorry for the late reply. Dinner is from 6.30 you can book at reception which time you prefer.
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Room Tips
"Rooms are not is sequential order but views are nice."
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"Ask for a room with a lake view"
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"Prestige rooms at the front of the hotel are very good."
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"We were on the first floor overlooking road/lake. Traffic not an issue as very little apart from cyclists!"
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