We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 12 Grasmere hotels

Oak Bank Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Broadgate, Grasmere LA22 9TA, England
Hotel amenities
  • Overview
  • Reviews (518)
  • Photos (52)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (116)
  • Location
  • More
Oak Bank Hotel
Ranked #2 of 12 hotels in Grasmere
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Grasmere
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

518 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    427
    73
    14
    1
    3
See reviews for
43
366
6
4
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (116)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A home from home. Clean from top to bottom. The staff are all so attentive and friendly. The restaurant produces the most amazing meals. Cant wait to stay again. Can not recommend enough. The breakfast was very good also

Was this review helpful? Yes
Whitby, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a third day of walking in what felt like blistering heat from Saint Bees, the Oak Bank Hotel provided just the break we needed to get back on track onwards to Patterdale. Arriving fairly late on in the day and with no prior booking, we wandered around Grasmere looking for a spare room... truth be told, I think we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cumbria
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
28 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute you walk through the door you are made to feel at home. We were shown to our room which was the standard we expected for a 3 Star hotel. It was clean and well equipped with a large comfortable bed. We had dinner in the restaurant and from the amuse bouche and beautiful home made breads and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester UK
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have just stayed again for two nights after a lovely two-night stay in March.As before, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. If I say that the food is outstanding - and it is - this should not detract from the fact that the hotel itself is very nice. It has a comfortable ambiance; the staff are all friendly... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fife, Scotland
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
31 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had better first explain the title: we loved the owners uncompromising approach to smoking in the hotel. The section in the welcome book to do with smoking was a joy to read, both from the point of view as non-smokers ourselves but also the honesty with which the owners explain their stance. Okay, now the important stuff. Oak Bank... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
manchester
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked the Oak Bank Hotel on the strength of the reviews of its food, I wasn't disappointed. The hotel itself is not the main attraction although the room we had was fit for purpose & did have a lovely view of the Lakeland hills (room 7). The attention to detail made the weekend, the food was delicious & the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked the night before for a last minute weekend away. Our only option was dinner, bed and breakfast.... We weren't all that keen on this for both nights as we like to have options to try other places, however it did say on booking that we could cancel 1 night if we preferred which we decided to do and just... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The food was excellent. a real fine dining experience. A very extensive breakfast choice. The staff could not be nicer and location brilliant. As in a previous review room 15 was very hot! I would have asked to move rooms if we had been staying more than one night. a shame in an otherwise large beautiful and comfortable room. Next... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Grasmere offers you easy access to see the rest of the lakes and the hotel is in a good position in this very pretty village. We stayed at the hotel for two nights with my aunt, so had 2 Rooms, a superior and superior plus. My aunts room (4) was lovely and she thoroughly enjoyed her stay, if she was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Our third stay in the Oak Bank Hotel over 18 years, and the third owners, but the character of the hotel and the high level of service remain unchanged over the years. Glynnis and Simon Wood are now the owners and Glynnis looked after our booking superbly and didn't mind the odd ways we split the bill at the end... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Oak Bank Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Oak Bank Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Oak Bank Hotel

Address: Broadgate, Grasmere LA22 9TA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grasmere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Oak Bank Hotel 3*
Also Known As:
Oak Bank Grasmere
Oak Bank Hotel Grasmere

52 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (34)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (3)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (11)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (19)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (8)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Other (7)

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Grasmere #4 Family Hotel in Grasmere
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in Grasmere Village in the heart of the English Lake District, Oak Bank Hotel is perfectly placed to explore the surrounding lakes, fells and tarns. Oak Bank has two lounges both with plenty of comfy sofas and armchairs to relax in. The front lounge has a converted range and the bar lounge has a real log/coal fire. Breakfast and dinner are served in our Two AA Rosette awarded beautiful dining room and conservatory. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
14

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer

    Bookmark for later
    Save Saved
    You added Oak Bank Hotel to your Saves list