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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Broadgate, Grasmere LA22 9TA, England
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Oak Bank Hotel
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Grasmere
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  • 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
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OakBank is a lovely small hotel with friendly staff. The rooms are quite small but are well equipped, well decorated and spotlessly clean. But most guests will not spend much time in rooms I suspect and for a shirt break in the Lakes they are ideal. The food is delicious and is beautifully presented. Breakfast will set you up for... More

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North Yorkshire
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another wonderful stay at Oak Bank! Fantastic reception when we arrived and again when we went into dinner from our hosts, Glynis & Simon; fantastic food throughout our stay (Michelin people please recognise this) and a great group of guests who, as always, are ready to share walking stories and how they discovered this gem of a hotel. Everyone is... More

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Elk grove
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The ideal hotel with excellent dining! The rooms are tastefully decorated, small but well equipped, The receptionist made us feel at home from the minute we stepped into the hotel.. The chef produced the finest of meals. They were delicious, with some unusual combinations that paired perfectly together and the presentation was top class. The reception was homely so that... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Myself and my wife weren't surprised at all with what were about to receive - everything and more! As we trust the majority of people who wrote fair reveiws on this place. The accommodation was nice, quite and comfortable with a great connection to WIFI. Food was TOP DRAW - great value and an enjoyable experience through out (breakfast and... More

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Northampton , England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a small hotel run by a husband and wife team supported by a small team of dedicate staff. with easy access to the sights of the Lake District. The hotel has very comfortable bedrooms. The lounge has a bar for pre dinner drinks and is next to the dining room. Evening meals are exceptional, well presented and prepared.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Having been attracted to the hotel after coming across Jay Rayner's review in the Guardian (http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2013/dec/08/oak-bank-hotel-grasmere-lake-district-restaurant-review-jay-Rayner) some time ago we were expecting some excellent food and were in no way disappointed. Just about Michelin-star quality without the front of house fussiness so many high-end restaurants suffer from. Truly outstanding and very reasonably priced - good selection of well-priced wines, as... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We felt unwelcome from the moment we arrived. Maybe it was because my 13 year old son was with us . We felt invisible. Our room was terrible, a converted garage , I think , with 3 beds crammed in . The bathroom was not clean. Underneath the step to the bath there was dirt and hairs. The toilet rim... More

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OakBankHotel, Owner at Oak Bank Hotel, responded to this review

This review and the one below have been written by the same people for the same stay in the same room. Our relatively new housekeeper was not aware that the heavy box step to get in the bath was not permanently fixed in place and it is true that there was some dirt and hair, this has been cleaned and... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

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

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Whitby, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
28 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 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

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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

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