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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 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Our last visit to The Britannia was 8 years ago -since then they've updated the room decor, put in comfy beds, and expanded the real ale pumps- which means we won't leave it so long for a return visit. The pub was hooching and the tiny restaurant full when we arrived late on a friday evening, but we still found... More

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LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for all your great comments. The staff at The Brit make it a special place to visit for a beer or to stay. We are glad you think we have improved, hopefully we will continue to improve in the future. Cheers More

London
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

The location and style make this a great place to stay , just away from the crowd but still with good feel,, good food,,good beer,,good sleep.

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LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are all glad you enjoyed your stay and if you are ever in this part of the world again hope you visit us again. More

Bidford on Avon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

This is our 2nd holiday at Elterwater, and yet again the hospitality and welcome that you receive at the Britannia Inn is second to none. It's like taking your local pub with you on holiday ! Having said that, the Brit is a true Walkers retreat, and is more than just a pub. Whilst selling real ales and having that... More

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LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you very much for all your great comments! Looking forward to seeing you again soon........... More

UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

The Britannia Inn is a lovely place to stay. Perhaps a little pricey compared to places like Old Dungeon Ghyll but you can't fault them for customer service, cleanliness, comfort, location and delicious food. Just one tip - do make sure the second key on your keyring for the outside door works...they lock the door at 11 and you don't... More

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LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! But so very sorry about the key, we are not quite sure how that happened! All of the keys for the rooms have been checked so they all open the front door now. See you again soon More

Derby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

We have been here before and we love it. The staff are great, the overall cleanliness good, the food fab and the beer brilliant. And the location is perfect.This time however we were a teensy bit disappointed with the standard of the room for the money, in need of a lick of paint and some minor repairs. The bannister is... More

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LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments and for your feed back. Hopefully in the next moth or so we will be changing the banister to limit the wear and tear and therefore less painting. I am very sorry about the different portion sizes at breakfast, I think a different chef was working on each day of your stay. We have... More

Glossop, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

What a great pub, great food, great staff and a superb selection of ale. It's a busy place but not too busy that you can't find space and chill out. Did I mention the ale? 6+ cask ales on, all from local breweries and they're all kept in tip-top condition. I'll definitely be returning to this place.

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LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, I am very glad you enjoyed the 6 real ales, we now have 7 local real ales! See you soon for a pint. Thank you again all at The Brit More

Fife, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

We needed a place to stay close to Windermere for one night. At the time of booking we were on holiday in Majorca so literally booked The Britannia in less than five minutes. They were five minutes well spent as the Britannia certainly surpassed all our expectations. We had a twin room looking out over the garden, the room was... More

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LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this review

Cheers Liz, we are very glad to have had you stay with us. Its a big change from Majorca to Elterwater hopefully you enjoyed some sun here...... Cheers from everyone at The Brit More

Crewe, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

We recently stayed at The Britannia Inn for 2 nights, my husband, myself and our 4 month old baby girl had a really wonderful time. A travel cot was provided which was very clean and comfortable, our little one slept right through for once so it must have been good! Our room had a view of the village and was... More

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LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much Sophie! We are glad you loved your time at the Brit. We hope to see you and your little girl many more times in the future. Thanks again More

Chester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

This is a pub that I never tire of coming back to when I stay in the Lakes. i have never actually stayed at the pub but have regularly popped in for food and beer.The staff here are very friendly in particularly one barman who even remembered me from a previous visit last year. The food is consistently good and... More

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LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this review

Cheers Phil!! We are glad you enjoyed the Special Edition, now available in bottles to take away...... so next time you can take a little bit of the Brit with you. See you soon all the Brit staff More

Newmarket, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

We didn't stay at the Brit but ate there twice during our weeks holiday in the lakes staying in the next village along Chapel Stile. On both occasions we were treated to a really warm welcome for us and our dog who was able to be with us in the less formal eating area of the bar. We were lucky... More

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LakeDistrictHotelier, Owner at The Britannia Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. You can't say better than that! We are so happy you enjoyed all the local produce. See you again soon, all the Brit Staff 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
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