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 178 Keswick B&Bs / inns

Cafe Bar 26

26 | Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DQ, England
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Cafe Bar 26 to your Saves list
Cafe Bar 26
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Ranked #96 of 178 Keswick B&B and Inns
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
  • Overview
  • Reviews (102)
  • Photos (10)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (24)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

102 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 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 (24)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Seoul, South Korea
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we were really happy with the location of this hotel––the footpath to Derwent Water is just outside the door--we found ourselves a little disappointed with a few things. The staff were ill-informed and couldn't explain anything with much certainty, even in areas of import like parking (you'll need to use the public lot out back and it costs £11... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
NorthCoffeebeans, Manager at Cafe Bar 26, responded to this review

This review is a bit of a mystery to us. In response... We are not a hotel but a Cafe Bar with rooms. We do have a public car park to the rear – as does plenty of other guest accommodation in the area but all staff are well rehearsed on information with regards to this and we always direct... More

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night with my son while we walked the Cumbria Way. The rooms are situated above the tapas bar in the centre of Keswick. The room was well equipped and clean, while the modern bathroom was spotless. We ate in the bar downstairs and enjoyed a delicious tapas. The breakfast choice was extensive and we were made... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

was very late in booking for the Keswick convention but this place came up on booking.com. Wasn't sure but it was very reasonable bed and breakfast charges so myself and a friend booked a twin room for one night. Staff were very friendly and the room was lovely. Spotlessly clean, modern bathroom with excellent shower, light and bright room with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Seascale, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed Fri and Sat. Excellent room, great breakfast , lovely staff. Public car park a bit of pain but no issues. Music from the bar downstairs finished just after 11pm so not good if you are into going to bed early but after 11pm no iproblems, great music so enjoy.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
26 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Overnighted here in July. Rooms well appointed with one of the most comfortable beds ever slept like a top. Great breakfast with good choices. Will definitely use again Only downside is having to use public car park

Was this review helpful? Yes
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Really liked the bar and the room which we stayed in for one night. Very comfortable, lovely high ceiling, well equipped, smart, clean, lovely shower and bathroom. Staff all very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was good. Only slight downside was that the bed, although big, was too hard. Would visit again if softer bed available.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Durham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed at Café Bar 26 on 19th June - this is he third time we have stayed there - and it is as good as ever. The rooms are a decent size and the bathrooms have been refurbished since we were there last year. The breakfast menu has been extended too - but the food quality has remained as... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights, room was very pleasant, modern and comfortable. Very good central location which is perfect for exploring keswick. Breakfast was superb, great range of choices and to a very high standard. Only slight downside was the lack of on-site parking (however I believe if you contact them prior to check in they can help with), overall... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My Wife and I spent A Friday/Saturday weekend break at this place on the 30th - 31st June, and we couldnt fault it. Friendly Staff, Fantastic food, Great atmosphere, tasty breakfasts and lovely rooms. I could go on but everyone else has already said enough

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed at cafe 26 over 2 nights and really enjoyed it,the food was great and really liked the breakfast as menu allowed small portion of breakfast as well being able to go for the full breakfast. Entertainment was good and the room was great,we found the staff very friendly and helpful

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Cafe Bar 26, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Cafe Bar 26? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Cafe Bar 26

Address: 26 | Lake Road, Keswick CA12 5DQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Cafe Bar 26 reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Cafe Bar 26 Hotel Keswick

10 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (5)
Room/suite (2)
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (6)
Dining (2)
Room/suite (1)
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Keswick with
any amenities


Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cafe Bar 26.The perfect place to enjoy your time in KeswickLocated on a bustling pedestrian street, close to the busy Keswick Market Square and the shores of Lake Derwentwater, Café Bar 26 is a relaxed and stylish wine bar serving great illy coffee and a superb range of beverages. Perfect after a day on the fells or a stroll around the shops. Feeling peckish? We offer delicious continental style lunches between midday and 3.00pm, freshly prepared, using only the finest ingredients. We also serve tapas and Italian-style flatbreads everyday between 5.30pm and 8.30pm. Join us in the evenings for interesting wines, continental beers, a wide selection of champagnes and cocktails in our unique ambience. Finally, what better way to end the day than to stay overnight in one of our contemporary en-suite bed and breakfast guest rooms conveniently located above the bar. There is wireless broadband available throughout. ... more   less 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cafe Bar 26 staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer