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Glen Rothay Hotel

Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9LR, England
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Rydal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
lucy M Lancaster, United Kingdom
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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 of 5 stars
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in August just for the one night on a spare of the moment get away. We had a brilliant time. The staff were friendly, welcoming and couldn't do more to help. The room was clean, comfortable and dog friendly. After a walk round the lake which is only a stones throw away we relaxed outside in the... More

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maidenhead
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked 2 nights here this August and were very impressed. The hotel had great charm. The rooms were spotless, beautifully done and very comfortable. Staff were very pleasant and helpful and excellent bar meals were available. Would certainly book again.

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a lovely stay at The Glen Rothay Hotel & Badger Bar. A great welcome by the friendly staff and we were given a special upgrade due to a computer mishap. (Thank-you) The décor is a more defined taste and you somehow feel like you have been taken back in time which adds to the magic... More

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Kilsby, null, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'll as a lover a real ale this was heaven, but it's the overall relaxing experience which is to be enjoyed. All the staff were friendly and helpful without being intrusive. All clean, some paintwork needs freshen..but it's 400 years old origins so don't expect the Hyatt! Fresh cooked breakfast lovely. Bar food okay, but we didn't eat in restaurant... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights recently in a spacious family room. This is a very old hotel and the fixtures and fittings match it. Decent quality food at expected holiday prices. Good breakfast which catered for veggies. Was a bit disappointed with quality of local beers - probably not kept well rather than any problem with breweries. Excellent free entertainment including... More

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

Thankyou for the good comments, though we will have to agree to disagree on the quality of the ales. We are extremely proud of both the range of local beers we stock and how well we keep and serve them. Good as they are, as the owner I only get to try the occasional pint and wish I had the... More

West Malling, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this bar several time over the years and it had started to get a little tired although always very friendly atmosphere. The quality of the beer is excellent and the range is pretty good (in the Good Beer Guide). The food was much improved and now a good standard. We had the Cumberland Sausage and Gammon which... More

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

We have been really busy over the summer and are of course pleased that our efforts to keep an eye on the quality and quantity of our food is paying off. We have a good team here who genuinely want people to enjoy their stay or their meal, so we do take careful note of reviews. As the new owner... More

Durham
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Finally stayed here for two nights after always promising myself to stay here when passing it several times on many trips to the Lakes. Badger Bar excellent, friendly and full of atmosphere. Food good and fresh. Good breakfasts. Friendly, helpful staff. Perhaps rooms could do with some updating, but they are massive. Just had a great feel of a Lake... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
8 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Stayed one night here on the way home and fell in love with it! Food was great in the evening, they accept dogs, the chaps in the bar were very welcoming, five local real ales on the night I was there, stayed in the Kentmere room with a massive (and I'm 6'2) bed and a huge roll top bath that... More

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Oxford, UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Spent 3 nights here, friendly helpful staff! We stayed in room1 (Kentmere) - gorgeously spacious, what a treat! Had double large sized windows, seating area, shower and bath - all to our satisfaction. We ate in the Badger pub on all 3 evenings and our food and the prices were very satisfactory. Breakfast was fresh and variable. We walked into... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Very warm welcome on arrival, all staff very freindly and helpful. Very accepting of my dog billy. Room clean lovely deep bath. Evening meal and breakfast very nice and staff willing to go the extra mile with requests. I would say that the hotel does need some up grading in decoration and carpets however apart from this I would stay... More

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Address: Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9LR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Rydal
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