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The Britannia Inn

3.0 of 5 Langdale Valley, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great selection of local beers and ales on tap, huge portions of food, roaring fires. Perfect after a long walk. Staff friendly and efficient. Love this place in all seasons - drinks outside during the summer and inside in front of the fire when its not so warm (or dry).

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been meaning to try this pub for a while called in today for a drink and had lunch, fish and chips was great the staff were very friendly and the fire warm, what more could you want on a cold Wednesday lunchtime? Thank you

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We eaten here before but never stayed, so we were looking forward to last weekend and it certainly lived up to our expectations. The welcome was as warm as ever, roaring fires in the bars, ales and stouts all perfectly cared for in the cellars and the food excellent. I forgot to mention the Merlot - superb. The rooms were... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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32 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in the area after Christmas and came across this pub one day, filled to the rafters with a little eau de sheep from thee walkers but hey, what's a bit of sheep poop in the lakes eh! Staff really friendly. Cosy and traditional. Could have stayed all night!

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33 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Second time staying here, hopefully back again soon. Very old picturesque pub in beautiful setting and a great base for a wide variety of walks for serious hikers and casual walkers. Winter special for 3 nights stay really is excellent value. Even ordinary rate is good. Bedroom was quite small (and avoiding catching the bed or suitcase needed a bit... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Just returned having spent two nights at the Brittania and really enjoyed it. The room, (no 3), was not en suite but had its own private bathroom which was much needed for a long soak after braving the hailstones and sleet. Everything was spotlessly clean and the atmosphere in the inn was very good with pleasant and helpfull staff. Was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

just back from a brilliant stay at what must be the best pub in the area. The staff are amazing with a special mention for John who cannot do enough to make your stay very special. His knowledge of the area is second to none. The bedrooms are cosy and warm with lovely hot showers and delightful views (room 2).... More 

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Buckhurst Hill, Essex
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23 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We loved it. Smart comfortable rooms. Friendly feel. Cosy log fires that you can't help but experience! Nicest fish & chips I've ever eaten! Wonderful steak & kidney pudding. Awesome ales. Great value. We really missed it after we left to continue our holiday in Scotland. We will be back!

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Near London, England
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15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Stopped here for lunch, a good pint and a Ploughmans. The food was great - a lovely salad and too much bread and cheese for one man to eat! The service was not overly friendly but it was efficient. Definitely worth a visit.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
29 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Beautiful, rustic and charming, with great food, good ale and excellent friendly service from staff and management. Visited in July when weather was hot, so in the evening we were able to eat out on front terrace, before retiring into the bar for final drinks. It is also, quite clearly, an excellent location for walking in the Langdales, as far... More 

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Address: Langdale Valley, Elterwater LA22 9HP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Elterwater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Britannia Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
The Britannia Hotel Elterwater
The Britannia Inn Elterwater, Lake District

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