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Swinside Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Newlands Valley, Keswick CA12 5UE, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have made many, many trips to The Lakes over the years and stayed in practically every Inn you can think of. We have had our favorites but now think this is perhaps the best. We came to it late as in another life when I inquired about dog-friendliness they said they couldn't eat with us in the bar and... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great little in with good food, good beer and friendly staff, also dog friendly. breath taking scenery around the inn, withh a very good chance of catching a glimpse of a Golden Eagle. good links to the surrounding area, ie: Keswick and Windermere etc.

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Benandsharon H, Employee at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed on a 2 night package which included B&B and 3 course dinner on first night for £99 which was excellent value. Staff were all friendly and helpful and food of a good standard. Excellent walking routes from door of hotel for all levels of ability. Only minor points to note were mattress was a little uncomfortable, some springs could... More 

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Benandsharon H, Employee at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - we will indeed look at the issues in your comments Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon More 

Stevenston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Our mountaineering club were staying in Keswick for the weekend and as the forecast wasn't great we decided to have a quick wander up Cat Bells then find a pub to watch the rugby in. The Swinside Inn was spot on, great beer, very helpful staff. Just a pity about the rugby result (Scotland 19 Italy 22)!

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Benandsharon H, Employee at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

We would, of course, influence the result if we could! :) Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon More 

Ludgershall, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

After a day on the hilltops we wanted some real grub. Nothing too fancy , just your typical hearty home cooking that fills you up, taste great and refuels you for the day ahead. Ideal cosy setting with a lovely roaring fire. This is what English pubs are all about in the Lakes.

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Benandsharon H, Employee at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review. Much appreciated. Lucinda on behalf of Ben and Sharon More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We had a wonderful stay. Our room (catbells) was absolutely perfect. Very clean warm and all the facilities you could ask for. breakfast was amazing and the views from the inn were stunning. perfect holiday.

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Benandsharon H, Employee at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you v much. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Lucinda on behalf on Ben and Sharon More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We recently had a really enjoyable stay at the Swinside Inn. As other reviews have said, the inn is a lovely place to stay - the staff are very friendly, the inn itself is very cosy and the food is excellent. The rooms are warm and clean, as is the bathroom. As we were staying in February when there was... More 

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Benandsharon H, Employee at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Fiona. Especially glad to hear that we kept you warm enough - we've been working extra hard in that particular area recently. Lucinda on behalf on Ben and Sharon More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I booked into Swinside on a last minute deal for myself and partner. I wasn't sure what to expect as I hadn't looked into what we would be getting. Swinside is a beautiful traditional Inn with a gorgeous homely bar and restaurant, perfect for the chilly evenings with the log fire going and a beer in hand. Great end to... More 

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Benandsharon H, Employee at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for such a lovely review Chris - Lee More 

Mold
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41 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Great location and a traditional Lakeland Inn.Pleasant room with comfortable beds although the radiator in the bathroom was not working despite freezing weather.Brilliant walking in the mountains in excellent snow conditions and a lovely place to return to in the evening with a log fire,good food and real ale.We found the staff very helpful and friendly.Good value for money.

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Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Glad you had a good stay and thanks for letting us know about the bathroom radiator. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Fabulous stay! Friendly staff, good food, excellent real ales! What more could you wish for?! Rooms are a good size and very clean. En suite bathroom immaculate. Just loved it!! Definitely recommend for a Lake District short break!! We are coming back for sure in the summer. Dogs welcome too

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Benandsharon H, Owner at Swinside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Annie Make sure you're on our mail list so that you get the best deal possible for your summer stay. More 

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