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The Skiddaw Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Main Street, Keswick CA12 5BN, England
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Ranked #6 of 9 hotels in Keswick
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 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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Tyne and Wear
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here at Easter but this was not our first time as we love this hotel. The location is ideal for car parking, bus services, town centre and for walks from the door. Our room was very clean and the toiletries and hospitality items were all of good quality and plentiful to our needs but the staff have been... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been to Skiddaw Hotel many times, we spent this Easter there and we always find the reception staff very friendly - polite and helpful and also the waiting on staff even when they are very busy, the food is very good and plenty of it - we always book half board. I always find the rooms are spotless and... More

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Reading, Vermont
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Old fashioned dated design looks like a dark lit pub. Very tight on biscult and refreshment in the room. Staff actually refused to give us any more biscults and hot choc for the children despite a family of 4. Staff were nice to talk, but unhelpful meeting your needs. Good location, but there are lots of other places for similar... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came up from flat Norfolk with a coach party. Speedy and friendly greeting and suitcase delivery. I actually said 'wow' as I entered my room. Very slightly too much air freshener for my liking, but not overpowering.FOOD: good on the whole; would have preferred much more vegetables, but everyone else seemed content. Portion size a little erratic; chicken breast was... More

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Cheam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As it was Easter Monday decided to go to Keswick for lunch and thought we would try the Siddaw Hotel and went to the lounge bar. The service was very slow and haphazard, in fact three sets of people can in after us and were served before we were! The waiters were fine and polite but the bar staff left... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate at the conservatory on a quiet Sunday night. Since no staff appeared to take my order, I placed it at the Bar. Food selection was poor and overpriced. Choice was not taxing, only a cold seafood selection and pie and mash. After waiting on the food for an hour was astounded to be told that the order was being... More

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St Helens
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked via living social. 2 nights DBB very good value. Dinner was good quality,choice was limited.However excellently presented and felt very full by end of meal. Minor gripe was the courses were a bit rushed.Although we didn't ask for a rest between courses. Breakfast was very good, the full Cumbrian was one of the best "full" breakfasts I have ever... More

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I booked into the Skiddaw on Saturday 12th April and were greeted by really friendly staff , we thought the hotel looked dated but was clean apart from the floor creaking everywhere you walked . Anyway , after a nice look around Keswick and a lovely meal in a nearby pub we decided to retire for the... More

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Durham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a 2 night stay 28th Mar and advised that we were an elderly couple who would like a twin and near to a lift, The only one suitable we would have to upgrade.and were told it was on the first floor and there was a lift. We just could not believe it, room 53 , over 20 stairs... More

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Leeds
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21 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I along with our Daughter visited the Skiddaw Hotel for 2nights. We were allocated rooms 14 and number 2, these were both classed as standard rooms. Whilst they have not yet been refurbished they are very clean and reasonably furnished, room 14 was without doubt the better room, it was of a good size with double aspect... More

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Also Known As:
Skiddaw Hotel
Address: Main Street, Keswick CA12 5BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 9 hotels in Keswick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Skiddaw Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel offers a variety of rooms to suit all tastes, with 43 en suite bedrooms, including 2 four-poster bedrooms and large family suites, plus the addition of the cosy Cottage Suite next to the hotel.Renowned for first-class service and cuisine, guests can enjoy a superb meal in the spacious, air-conditioned restaurant that perfectly complements the stylish accommodation. All dishes are freshly prepared by the head chef using the best, local ingredients to give that special flair and individual appeal; for example, the renowned Skiddaw Hotel Damson Cheese is made exclusively for the hotel. ... more   less 
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