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New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Great Langdale, Ambleside LA22 9JX, England
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Ranked #9 of 12 Hotels in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a great weekend walking and this Hotel could not be better. To be totally honest the rooms are good but not fantastic. What is fantastic is the food - five course dinner, large choice, great service and very very good quality. We will return.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can;t comment on a hotel as have not stayed. We stopped for a drink down from long walk to Harrison Stickle. There is something to be said about the efficiency of staff if being 4th in a queue we waited for almost 20 (!!) minutes to order a drink. The barman would start a conversation with any other member... More

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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your comments, sorry about the wait but we have had a very busy summer and some days a little understaffed during parts of the day. The ice creams had just been delivered on that day, they had come out of a freezer van and then transferred to our freezer but the weather was gorgeous, temperatures... More

Stevenage, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice old hotel situated in the heart of the lake district. Great base to explore the surrounding hills and only a short drive to Ambleside and other towns. Service was excellent and the food very good. Bedrooms were very comfortable. Definitely would come again.

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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such nice comments, it does mean a great deal to our team and comments are frequently passed on to all. Our kitchen as never been as busy as this summer and they have all done a great job. Hope to see you again. More

Auckland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A late decision for a trip to the lakes landed us at this unusually located hotel which were still one of the few offering good reviews at a decent rate. But boy was this a gem of a find. The location is not too central but an easy drive from Ambleside and 30 minutes to Windermere. Your own car is... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, when in the langdales there is no better place to rest eat and have a well earned ale, only best when weather allowed one to sit outside this is a walkers brill stop off, recommend. Should be more like this

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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments, we have had a really busy but great summer, hope to see you all again. More

northumberland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited this hotel many times over the years. We hadn`t been in this area for some time and thought we would go back for a change. We had forgot how beautiful the area was and how relaxing the hotel is. We stayed in the garden room, which has beautiful views and a good size room and en-suite., very... More

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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great comments and have passed on you comments to Ursula who was delighted. We are decorating our bar lounge and corridors in November so are finally getting there. Hope to see you in October. More

Leeds
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed with my son from 10th August - 13th August 2014. Ideally situated for walks throughout Langdale valley. Very polite and helpful staff. Relaxed surroundings. Bedroom was clean although there was a strange smell in the room, not sure what it was. The bedroom walls were thin so we could hear the raised voices of the people in the next... More

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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we have investigated the smell but cannot find a thing but thank you for bringing it to our attention, we are in farming country so that could have been the issue. Glad you liked the food and hope to see you again More

Coventry, United Kingdom
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222 reviews 222 reviews
37 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Stayed for two night weekend break. Car park very full so had to park in next door pub car park. Bedroom small but great view over garden and fells. Very good en suite. Residents lounge very peaceful. Residents bar too small and full. Public bar good but poor quality music nighton saturday managed to put us off! Beer excellent. Full... More

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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice comments, due to lovely weather the valley has been very busy and the odd walker has been using our car park instead of pay and display, we do try and monitor the situation even opening our fields for extra busy days for parking. If you visit us again we do have some lovely larger rooms so... More

Newcastle
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A large group of us invaded the New Dungeon Ghyll for my sister's wedding on Saturday, and I can't fault it. I can't understand some of the previous comments on here about the staff, as they couldn't do enough for us when we were there - one even drove the bride and groom to their hotel after the wedding when... More

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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you all, it was a fab weekend, busy but lovely. Hope to see you all again when passing through Langdale. More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The customer care at New Dungeon Ghyll is fabulous. From the moment we arrived we experienced excellent service. The staff are friendly and really helpful, I also had some of the best vegetarian food I have ever had in the lakes, the burger and the chilli are home made and really delicious. The cider is great especially after a long... More

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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this review

Your great comments have been passed on to all, thanks very much for taking the time to write them they are greatly appreciated. More

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Address: Great Langdale, Ambleside LA22 9JX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel 3*
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