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Glen Rothay Hotel

Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9LR, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Souli S Brussels, Belgium
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  • 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 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel on 19/1/2015. Very good ( deluxe room with bath) please note there is also a separate shower . Excellent breakfast and staff( Ania in restaurant) were very helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. Would be very happy to stay here again. I strongly recommend it! Souli Scott-Wilson Brussels

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been a regular visitor to this hotel over the past 8 years. The previous owner for 7 years made huge strides in bringing the hotel up to a very good standard and made the coach house habitable. The new owner is continuing this work decorating and updating the rooms, bars and other facilities. Importantly though two things remain... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a 3 night New Year stay at Glen Rothay Hotel as a special all inclusive meal package,staying in Dora Room 8 .The staff were friendly and very helpful throughout , always a smile and no trouble to sort any issues which there were few . Our room has recently been decorated , new carpet and shower fitted and... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Very friendly / great staff Great food in the badger bar and a fantastic breakfast too. Room was gorgeous. Wonderful setting. Lovely walk around the lake across the road. Would highly recommend this hotel.

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Sheffield UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We visited this hotel in October. Under new management this year and looking to do a quite radical refurbishment. The rooms are very spacious and comfortable. We met friends who had traveled down from Scotland to meet up with us in Ambleside. The bar area and bar food served all looked very nice although we didn't eat in the bar.... More 

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GRHManager, Owner at Glen Rothay Hotel, responded to this review

As the new owner, I am pleased to report that we have indeed been busy refurbishing! Gone are all the tatty carpets and flowery pink decor. Nearly all the bedrooms have been redecorated, and the difference is amazing. New lighting, curtains and carpets, new upholstery in the bar and constant improvements to the menu, amongst other things. Regular visitors are... More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A lovely charming hotel, wonderful open fire bar and historic feel dining area, excellent welcome and nice friendly staff. Excellent food. Lovely area to explore from and great last minute availability including special offer as we arrived after 6pm

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We came to this hotel about 18 months ago and loved it especially the badgers!! And food and friendly staff!! And beer of course! We came again for my partners special birthday so I chose the Kentmere!! In spite of the fact is it due an re furb. we loved it!! Huge bedroom, large windows, great views over Rydal water... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I've taken one star off because we stayed in the Dora room, and all the soft furnishings (carpet, curtains, upholstered chairs, sheets, duvet, etc) were shabby & although I didn't dare look, the mattress felt old as well. The room had obviously been cleaned before we arrived, but years of use give a grubby feeling to fabrics. They should have... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My self and my partner came here for a weekend break, it was our first time here and we had a lovely stay, the hotel is nice enough, not the most modern, but that adds character. Our room (the Buttermere) was ok, it did get noisy during the night, as the staff use the door opposite and it does bang... More 

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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stayed two lovely days at this hotel. It is best described as comfortably quirky. It is an older property as the older part of the building is from the 17th century, but with the large and beautiful rooms. We stayed in the Kentmere room and recommend it particularly. If you like the large chain hotels then this is not... More 

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Address: Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9LR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Rydal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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