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Gilpin Bridge Hotel & Inn

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Bridge End Levens | Levens, Kendal LA8 8EP, England
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Ranked #23 of 40 Kendal B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
lucy h Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We drove past this pub while traveling to Ambleside and called in for lunch. We had a sandwich I had beef gravy ciabatta and my partner has club sandwich both came with side salad. We sat in the sun as we ate, there are a few benches. The service was good and the food was tasty

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my mum to the Gilpin Bridge Inn for a mother daughter weekend for her birthday. We both had the best time ever. We loved the fact that this is a typical tranditional country pub, and has the laid back friendly atmosphere to go with it.. This place is family run and is the most friendly welcoming place we... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Gilpin Bridge Inn for a family reunion meal last Sunday. A great meal, with plenty of fresh vegetables to go around. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Visited the following day to go on a 'Wainwright' walk, the owners very generously allowed walkers to use their carpark.

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North England
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a meal here on a summer evening and were disappointed. The advertising leaflet leads you to expect something special but the place is tired, the food took about 45 minutes to arrive, the dessert about 20 minutes, the staff seemed over stretched despite the fact that the place was not full. The food was ok, the staff did... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have just returned from a wonderful break in the Lakes staying at this hotel. The room we had was a large clean double room with nice en suite bathroom (room 10) and all usual facilities. Breakfast was a full breakfast though they were quite happy to swap this round and compared favourably with similar hotels. The inn itself is pleasant... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bought a deal online and thought would be ideal base for lakes. We were put in room 2 or should I say cupboard 2. Opened the window and there was loads of bird poo on the ledge. Bathroom was damp and dingy - shower curtain falling off. I couldn't stand it so we left immediately. Hope they use the £89... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Went on an £89 break with DealMonster for 2 days as hotel is in an ideal position to explore the southern Lakes. Shown to our room which was on the small side, but adequate, with black damp patches in several places on the ceiling. The shower linked to the bath taps and was weak and there was no hot water... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

went for 2 day break £89 with groupon plus extra £10 for weekend booking ideal area for visiting lake windemere kendal etc. reception is the bar given key for room 7 room very tiny no towels in room had to ask for some given 2 small towels well worn faded with holes. bedding was old and in need of replacement... More

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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Have stayed here before as it's convenient for a stop over en route and also for the Lakes. Staff very good and efficient. Rooms a bit small and elderley . Free wi fi was only available in the bar. Several items on menu not available. Meals well cooked though. Breakfast not a wide choice but nicely cooked and served

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Nice staff, nice food. traditional charm and very good value for money. I arrived on Friday and stayed with a group of friends . 16 of us in total and nothing was too much trouble for them.The food was hot and very tasty and served quickly.Great local beers too

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Address: Bridge End Levens | Levens, Kendal LA8 8EP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Kendal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Gilpin Bridge Hotel & Inn 4*
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