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Glen Rothay Hotel

#1 of 1 Hotels in Rydal
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Grasmere Road, Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9LR, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Newcastle upon Tyne
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute booking as couldn't find our usual places in Ambleside to accommodate us and our dog.at short notice. We will be going back to the Glen Rothay again with our dog as we couldn't have asked for a better room (10). Away from main building with parking outside our door. A beautiful garden table and chairs in front of... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed three nights in this heritage/18th century property which has so much to tell about its heritage..They maintain dedicated tables in the restaurant for the limited number of rooms and therefore the breakfast with family and friends everyday were very convenient.The personal attention given to serve your breakfast is remarkable and staff are excellent and friendly. The Badger Bar serves... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights, on arrival staff very friendly and helpful. We were shown to our room (room 12) which is the upper floor of an old cottage. More than a room, our son had a small bedroom downstairs as you enter the property. Up another level and there was a sitting room with a log burner, through a... More 

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Blakeney, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time, all made special by Paul, his wife and staff at this beautiful hotel and location. The Rydal Burger, with its mouth watering goats cheese and caramelised onions on top and home made chocolate brownies are to die for. Breakfast was scrumptious and made very special with our host Caroline, who is an asset to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a lovely weekend at this quirky but friendly bnb. Food was amazing and the friendliness of the staff combined with efficency was superb. Easy to walk into Ambleside or if your feeling adventurous a nice walk up into the hills. We missed the Badger feeding as the hotel is built on a live badger set. But every evening the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights over a weekend and it was everything we had hoped for. The room, bed and bathroom were all good. Found all the staff to be really helpful and friendly (nice touch to be shown to our room when we arrived). The location is amazing and there are lots of great walks in stunning scenery that you... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Lovely place, great setting, they could do with more staff though . Breakfast is great value for money but the dinner could be improved . Overall a reasonable place place to stay ...wifi is very bad..they ought to improve connectivity .

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We stayed in "Dora's Room" for one night while traveling through the Lake District, and were really impressed by the hotel. Rydal is small with not a lot in the ways of restaurants (nearby Ambleside has many restaurants if you want to venture in to town), but the Badger Bar, a 17th century pub attached to the hotel, more than... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Got to say, we always try and stay at least one night here on our frequent visits to Rydal. This time we stayed for 3 nights and as always we totally enjoyed it. We have stayed in a few different rooms and each one was ideal.The staff are lovely, Andrew the barman is always chatty as is Graham the badger... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Stayed 2 nights in recently converted office room which was lovely and new, nicely decorated. Ate both nights in attached Badger pub which is very authentic period premise, food was very good, small selection of local ales nice. Breakfast was excellent as were the staff. If you enjoy walking as we do it is in the perfect location - can... More 

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