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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Coventry, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks 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 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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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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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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