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Scafell Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

having had two nights in this excellent hotel had to review this having read the rubbish written by the previous reviewer. the rooms are excellent and the breakfast was great. the restaurant is a la carte and you wouldnt expect to be able to go in with walking boots, we got changed and had an really good meal, the breakfast... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Contrary to some of the other reviews of this hotel I am afraid we didn't give it the chance. My husband had walked ahead of myself and out two children. We struggled to find the way in and had to walk round to the far side to a rather unobvious entrance. Along corridors and past an empty reception not a... More

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West Yorkshire
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again we have enjoyed the outstanding service of the Scafell team, all members of staff deserve a special mention; from our arrival at reception, drinking in the bar(both the cocktail and The Riverside), to feasting in the restaurant and relaxing in our room, we could not have been better cared for. The service and attention to detail make for... More

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Upton upon Severn, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate twice in the Riverside Bar at this hotel. Each time the food was delicious and plentiful. Just great after a days walking. We weren't staying at the hotel but enjoyed the hospitality nonetheless. A great Borrowdale welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful staff and ever so friendly too Fantastic food and the atmosphere at the Riverside Bar was great Lovely accommodation It was great how we could be accommodated at very short notice due to an unplanned stay I will be staying again, this time planned!

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Pechora, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel provided excellent accommodation in a big and quiet river view room. Food in Riverside Bar was perfect. We took good rest after hard walking day in mountains. The hotel is worth to stay here more than one day.

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great overnight stay. A bit expensive but you get what you pay for. The breakfast was amazing, great choice and quality. The room and bathroom were equipped to a high standard. The bar food was excellent too. We were there for the fell race which the hotel also sponsors. Was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a fabulous weekend at Scafell Hotel. This is our second visit having previously visited in June last year. Our family room was modern, clean and maintained to a very high standard. The bathroom was spacious and clean with extra large bath towels and a very powerful shower. We ate breakfast and dinner in the hotel restaurant and... More

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

My son and I walked up Scafell Pike, and stayed one night having completed the walk. The hotel was immaculate, extremely friendy helpful and welcoming. We had a great meal in the restauarant where the food was excellent and the staff extremely attentive without being intrusive. In the morning we discover that my sons coat had been stolen, and it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to the hotel bar for a meal after 3 nights camping. The food was really lovely, I had poached trout and my partner the black and blue burger. The bar serves a variety of lovely local ales and there are plenty of places to sit outside the hotel itself!

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Address: Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Borrowdale > Rosthwaite
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Hotel Class:3 star — Scafell Hotel 3*
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The Scafell Hotel is a wonderful Country House Hotel located in the very heart of Borrowdale, considered by many as England's finest valley, surrounded by mighty fells, tranquil meadows and crystal clear waters. A paradise for the walker and a perfect centre from which to visit other parts of the Lake District. The Hotel is situated almost at the foot of Great Gable and the Scafell Massif, and is regarded one of the Lake District’s renowned headquarters for climbers and hill walkers. Keen anglers will appreciate the Scafell Hotel, as there is excellent fly fishing on the River Derwent and in Derwentwater. Those who are content with gentle rambling or just lazing on restful lawns fringed by trees amidst imposing scenery will be equally happy staying here. Our rooms were fully refurbished during 2009, in a Warm and Rich Country House style with a ‘Contemporary Twist’ perfect for setting the scene for a peaceful and relaxing break in the beautiful Borrowdale Valley. The Restaurant, Lounges and Bar have been tastefully decorated and furnished to retain that all important Country House warmth, allowing for complete relaxation after a great days walking on the Fells, and maybe even a little ‘nap’ by the fire after a delicious five course Dinner. Under the constant direction of owner’s Miles Jessop MBE (Chairman) and Andrew Nelson (Managing Director) the Management and Team of Scafell Hotel offer truly warm and friendly service. Individual and Independent Country House Hotel for the last 40 years. ... more   less 
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