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BEST WESTERN Grasmere Red Lion Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Red Lion Square, Grasmere LA22 9SS, England
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Ranked #11 of 12 hotels in Grasmere
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 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 of 5 stars
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Old Penshaw, null, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just spent Easter at the Red Lion Grasmere.... What a difference to our last stay...The place has had a face lift!!! We had Room 211 which has been re-vamped with the biggest bed i have ever seen !!!! More than a Super King Size... Sheets were whiter than white and the whole room had been tastefully decorated... Bathroom very pleasing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

2 night stay from 18th April. Don't let the extremely over the top picky reviews put you off. First impression of the hotel - fantastic! I knew there were limited parking spaces before we got there as it does state on the website for the hotel, I went to reception to ask where the nearest car park was as I... More

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Biggar
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were booked in here to stay Thursday 17th April 2014 for two nights. We had a an initial problem of parking which took up far too much time of our short holiday. We did try and cancel the booking at this time as we realised that we would always have the same problems if we moved out of the... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed for 4 nights from 14th to 18th April. We are arrived early but were told our room was ready and we had a free upgrade .The room was quite large we had a sitting area alongside the window .We had dressing gowns , slippers and bottled water in our room too. The restaurant was lovely and served you delicious... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for 2 nights as a minimoon and after mentioning this when booking were delighted to find our room was upgraded and some champers in our room, along with a little card which was a lovely touch! Best of all was your lovely friendly and polite staff and the wonderful food. Really couldn't ask for more - as if... More

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ChrisManager, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Grasmere Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Guy's, Many thanks for the great feedback! You are very welcome for the little treats. Once again from all of us here at the Red Lion congratulations on your wedding! And we hope to see you both again soon. Kind Regards Chris & Team More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went for 2 nights on 3rd and 4th of april with my girlfriend,and our dog .from the moment we arried till the moment we left we were made to feel welcome and comfortable,the staff are delightful,from check in to bar and from cleaners to waiting on staff,the room was large and spotless with a great view.yes its a little dated... More

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Grasmere R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Grasmere Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, No! we couldn't ask for better! Thanks for the great feedback its very rewarding for the team. Thanks for the great headline also! We hope to see you both and the dog again soon! Kind Regards Chris & Team More

Blackpool
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a 2-night stay here at the end of March and got a very reasonable deal direct through the hotel. When we arrived late Sunday afternoon we easily found a space in the adjoining car park. Check-in was easy and pleasant and we were directed to the Coleridge room, which was at the far end of the hotel, up... More

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Grasmere R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Grasmere Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for the great feedback. With regards to the Coleridge Suite, yes this is a superior room however it is not a family room. All the other 'superior/family rooms' do in fact have a separate area to put the children. If this was requested at the time of booking it would have been perfectly fine. Unfortunately with us... More

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed here on two occasions both times very very happy, had dinner both times and found the food excellent with charming staff in attendance, Breakfast was very fulfilling and again cheerful staff. Clean and pleasant rooms and in some cases magnificent outlook. Have recommended to many family and friends. Great location also

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Grasmere R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Grasmere Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ron, Thanks for the great feedback & for promoting us to all your friends & family, this is much appreciated. On behalf of myself and all the staff here at the Grasmere Red Lion Hotel thank you and we look forward to your next visit! Kind Regards Chris & Team More

Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel right in the centre of Grasmere. The only drawback is lack of parking - a common problem in Lakeland villages. However there's a public car park 3 minutes away. The hotel is fine good food in the main restaurant and more than adequate bar food in the adjoining Lamb Inn. The food is cooked in the same kitchen,... More

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Grasmere R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Grasmere Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John, Many thanks for the review! It was a pleasure to have you with us! Thank you for mentioning all areas of the hotel and we look forward to having you with us again. Kindest Regards Chris & Team More

Prudhoe, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights and found it a very friendly, relaxed hotel. Following a speedy check-in at 3 pm, we were unpacked and walking around the lake half an hour later on a beautiful, calm and sunny afternoon. Returned two hours later for an excellent, powerful shower, with instant hot water, and the room was cosy with controllable... More

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Grasmere R, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Grasmere Red Lion Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anne Thank you kindly for taking the time to share you very positive feedback. It is great to know that you enjoyed all aspects of stay. We hope to see you again in the not to distance future! Kind Regards Chris & Team More

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Grasmere Red Lion Hotel

Also Known As:
Red Lion Grasmere
Best Western Grasmere Hotel
Best Western Grasmere
Grasmere Red Lion
Grasmere Best Western
Address: Red Lion Square, Grasmere LA22 9SS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grasmere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Grasmere
#10 Romantic Hotel in Grasmere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Grasmere Red Lion Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
GIVE US A TRY A TASTE OF LUXURY IN THE GLORIOUS HEART OF LAKELAND. Set deep in the heart of Wordsworth country, our privately owned Lake District Hotel, traditionally an historic Inn playing host to travellers for centuries, offers you a warm, genuinely hospitable welcome that makes you feel instantly at ease and at home as soon as you step through the door. Idyllically situated right in the centre of Grasmere, with magnificent views of the hills all around, you can enjoy being part of village life one minute and the next, be miles away, with just the fresh Lakeland air and glorious open countryside for company. Here, life is beautiful.As you would expect from the long traditions, our service is friendly and attentive, the atmosphere relaxed and easy where you can enjoy a board game or two in the air-conditioned lounge area or browse the papers, while from the conservatory you can gaze at the ever-changing Lake District landscape. At our luxury Lakeland Hotel we provide you with all you could wish for - richly furnished, beautifully appointed bedrooms, an excellent choice of food, a gorgeous indoor heated pool with spa bath, steam room, sauna and fitness room. For centuries the Hotel has been a haven for travellers, with tasty fare, great ales and warm hospitality. Today we pride ourselves in offering traditional food in harmony with modern cooking. The Lamb Inn, our traditional village pub. Enjoy a cosy and relaxing atmosphere in the snug Lamb Inn with a pint of hand-pulled traditional beer and a tasty bar meal to satisfy even the heartiest of appetites. Dine in splendor in our Courtyard Restaurant with our table d'hote dinner menu offered every evening, where the menu is depicted by the seasons and the fresh produce available. Our Chef will cater for any dietary requirements and is always happy to cook your favourite dishes (with a little notice of course). The Easedale Bar, Four Seasons Conservatory and Helvellyn Lounge offer a comfortable spot to watch the world go by, enjoy a scrumptious snack at lunchtime or a spot of afternoon tea. We provide you with all you could wish for.. Richly furnished, beautifully appointed rooms in which to unwind.. Most with sparkling spa baths to ease tired limbs after a wonderful day's walk.. And friendly service to bring you a refreshment, while you drink in the Lakeland panorama. All rooms have en-suite facilities, television with satellite channels, wi-fi, CD player, ipod docking station, a welcome refreshment tray, direct dial telephone, hairdryer and trouser press. Our Club rooms feature separate comfy seating areas with television, bathrobes, slippers, complimentary bottled water and daily newspaper. The view from these rooms is of the village and the lush green fields beyond. Some of our rooms enjoy small balconies where you can sit and enjoy a relaxing drink, read a book or simply take in the view. ... more   less 
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