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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 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jackson, Mississippi
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked over the phone for afternoon tea for a group of elderly ladies. We were not told that it was a buffet and that we would be sitting in armchairs at low tables. This proved difficult for those with mobility problems so we were re-seated in the restaurant. The tea itself was good- although we had to wait for... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rothay Manor is such a tremendously relaxing place to be. It`s family owned and run - and it shows! The service is personal and friendly, and nothing is too much trouble. The afternoon teas are out of this world - to the extent that I found I was having to choose between afternoon tea or dinner - definitely beyond me... More

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rothay Manor sits well in its grounds, even though construction works are on-going. We had booked afternoon tea and were given a warm welcome on arrival then shown the "buffet tea" in the dining room. I must say we were a little disappointed with the standard of the sandwiches which were "simple and ordinary", and without imagination. Priced at... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is quite easy to find and is just slightly outside Ambleside. It is obviously a very popular hotel as the car park was full but an over flow car park provided plenty of space to park. On arrival the lady in Reception was very welcoming and showed us to our room which was a superior room on the... More

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Lake District with my husband this weekend. We booked a room in this hotel online. The room provided was one of the last few in the hotel since it was a busy weekend. The room had no view. On Sunday morning after breakfast ( which was great ) we had gone for a walk. On our return to... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous stay at Rothay Manor with our lively 19 month old son. The hotel staff immediately made us comfortable and were more than accommodating to all our needs.The high tea served for our son was delicious and he particularly loved the 'clown' ice-cream. We had a wonderful dinner on the balcony of our bedroom (as we weren't comfortable being in... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely stay we had at the Rothay Manor Hotel. First visit and hopefully will not be the last. Very comfortable room, although almost in the centre of Ambleside, could hardly hear the traffic. One of the best breakfasts we have had in Ambleside. Would love to visit again.

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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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#5 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside #5 Family Hotel in Ambleside
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The Rothay Manor Hotel & Restaurant offers a relaxed, warm and friendly atmosphere in a luxury country house setting, with large individually designed en-suite bedrooms, spacious comfortable lounges, delicious fresh food and outstanding service.We continue to maintain the standards and traditions that have kept the hotel a popular destination for over 40 years - well-appointed bedrooms, homemade jams and marmalades with breakfast, our famous buffet-style afternoon tea and our candle-lit restaurant, whilst offering modern amenities - flatscreen televisions, dvds, i-pod docks and free wi-fi.Open for Lunch and Dinner everyday, our delicious freshly cooked menu changes on a daily basis - or why not join us for our fabulous buffet Afternoon Tea. ... more   less 
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