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Rothay Manor Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rothay Bridge, Ambleside LA22 0EH, England
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Ranked #5 of 12 Hotels in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lancs, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took advantage of a groupon offer for one night's stay with afternoon tea and dinner included. Arrived too late for afternoon tea (our own fault) but dinner and breakfast were excellent. The last hotel we stayed in (French Chateau) should come here for lessons. Room was spacious and comfortable. Bathroom absolutely sparkled. Staff welcoming and attentive. Advertised as three star... More

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merseyside
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a short break at the lovely Rothay Manor Hotel, and found it to be a real haven of tranquility and comfort. It is set in impressive grounds on the fringe of Ambleside, and the original 19th century building retains its classic and cultured feel. It is so peaceful and relaxing, and it doesn't take long for guests to... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room: a good sized room, mattress was too soft for my liking and ended up sleeping on the floor. Bathroom included a separate shower (a plus for elderly guests), room was relatively quiet despite overlooking the staff car park and main road. good storage space and a decent number of wooden hangers. Staff: very attentive, helpful and friendly. Food: Dinner:... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The afternoon tea in Rothay manor is a self serve buffet style so don't go expecting cake stands. Good selection of teas and excellent sparkling wine and champagne. Though as it is buffet style the food is a little sad looking and crispy around the edges, however there is a good selection and the staff are pleasant.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I have been to Rothay Manor just once and it is clean and tidy. It is beautiful with gardens and they also have a garden for dog walkers. I haven't tried the tea here but it sounds 5 star and they all say it is one of the best worldwide! Most rooms have a balcony and every room is decorated... More

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Cumbria
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went here for afternoon tea as we had been given the voucher as a gift. We would go again, the hotel was in lovely surroundings and the food, which consisted of sandwiches 3 different fillings, cakes with plentiful choices, and scones and butter, jam and cream. The tea was buffet style but nothing ran out, the tea itself had... More

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Cumbria
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21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a voucher for an afternoon tea and decided to use it in this warm, comfortable and rather old-style hotel. The service was efficient. We were seated in a room with several other tables - each with groups of people round them enjoying the tea. We were offered a menu with an excellent variety of teas which were served... More

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Jackson, Mississippi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Aside from the brilliant service and phenominal scenery, Rothay Manor exemplifies impeckable attention to detail! From the room to the food at dinner and everything in between, this hotel never ciezed to illustrate the right way to run a business. The rooms are very spacious and come with a porch! The food is excellent at the restaurant, but above all... More

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London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Atmospheric, warm and comfortable - possibly more suited to golden couples than families with young children. A little like something out of an Agatha Christie novel - but no Miss Marple when we stayed ! The hotel and staff know what they do well and they stick to it, so no innovations in boutique style or elaborate dining. If you're... More

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I booked afternoon tea and a nights stay for my mums birthday at the hotel. The reception on arrival was really friendly, as were all the staff. Our room was spacious and comfortable with everything provided, even things you wouldn't think of such as shoe shine kits! The afternoon tea was delicious and the variety was brilliant. The price of... More

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Address: Rothay Bridge, Ambleside LA22 0EH, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Rothay Manor Hotel 3*
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