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Swinside Lodge Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Grange Road, Newlands, Keswick CA12 5UE, England
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Newlands
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely reception on arrival. Room was clean and we'll kept. The decor downstairs is excellent and inviting. The food and service at the Swinside is second to none and I asure that if you were to stay here you wouldn't be disappointed

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room needed some TLC and updating of electrical system--only one plug in room for charging electronics isn't enough. Breakfast was not what we expected. There is parking, wifi, quiet room and the valley and mountain views are wonderful. Location was convenient from Lake District drives.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat Nav took us straight to the door nice reception from Mike and Kath. Food always excellent and breakfast will keep you going all day Easy access to Derwent Water. All other Lakes within max 20 mile drive. Round the corner from Hotel is the entrance way Cat-Bells and beyond. A must for bird watchers An excellent weeks holiday 12/7/14... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have recently stayed at Swinside Lodge for 3 nights with our dog. We all had an excellent break (including the dog!!). We were made to feel very welcome and both Kath and Mike were excellent hosts. Our room, (Cherry) was up on the second floor which was great for us as we wanted to keep our dog out of... More

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

My wife and I had a very pleasant stay on the night of 30 June. Mike and Kath were very welcoming and the food and accommodation were excellent. A very well kept and run hotel and a pleasure to visit albeit very briefly.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Swinside lodge after staying at three other hotels in the Borrowdale area of the Lake district. After reading the positive feedback we decided to book a two day break, which then turned into three. Our room was at the back of this small but charming hotel and has a lovely view of Cat-Bells. A well decorated and spotlessly... More

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Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

when traveling with business I tend to stay at chain hotel groups which are fine but impersonal. I came across the Swinside Lodge by accident when looking for somewhere to stay close to the M6 / Lake District . The Hotel is owned and managed by Kath and Mike who can not do enough for you. I was made to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I were recommended to the Swinside Lodge by friends and we are very grateful to them. It is located in the heart of Derwentwater hiking, at the foot of Catbells. Simply looking out the window would lower anyone's blood pressure. The setting is so bucolic. Clyde is an excellent chef, and we enjoyed breakfasts and dinners. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed at Swinside Lodge for three nights in May on a walking break. We spent our two full days walking along Derwentwater on the Catbells side and around Buttermere, both ideal going for my rather creaky back, and well chosen for us by the ever-helpful Kath, who provided both maps and man-sized packed lunches! The weather smiled on us... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Small comfortable guest house feeling. Very personal attention from owners and you do feel that you are sharing their family home. Food outstanding. Walks and rambles on the doorstep. Mike and Kath very helpful.

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Address: Grange Road, Newlands, Keswick CA12 5UE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick > Newlands
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:2 star — Swinside Lodge Hotel 2*
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Also Known As:
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Small luxury hotel in the heart of the English Lake District personally owned and run by Mike and Kath Bilton. A warm welcome awaits – hospitality and food are our passions, and the hotel has recently been voted in the top three Fine Dining Restaurants in Cumbria with an AA 2 Rosette Restaurant supplemented by a 130 bin wine list. Local wildlife including red squirrels can be seen in abundance in the gardens, and spectacular walks and drives start from the hotel’s door. Seven bedrooms all with beautiful mountain views. ... more   less 
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