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Scafell Hotel

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Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

i booked because of the location, only to find appalling service, belligerent staff and management better suited to running a detention centre. there are many wonderful establishments with professional staff near this location, so there really is no need to settle for the 'arms folded' style of service given here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited this hotel whilst doing the Coast to Coast walk Excellent location Good size room with good bathroom Staff were very accommodating The hotel has it's own Pub which offered a varied menu Food was very good Would stay at this hotel again

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

Used this hotel as a base for a short-break in Borrowdale whilst visiting friends who were staying at the nearby Youth Hostel. First impressions were the hotel was very well kept, clean and tidy. The reception staff were pleasant and helpful. Breakfast was excellent: good variety and quality, in particular the warm croissants and cooked breakfast items (to order). There... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay here and only wish it had been longer than 1 night, this is a really lovely family run hotel with everyone genuinely wanting to make you feel welcome and looked after. The room had a very comfy bed with lovely views and we also had a stream running outside our window, we woke in the... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a three night break at the Scarfell Hotel in June. The staff couldn't of been more friendly and helpful, especially the two waitresses in the restaurant at breakfast time. The breakfast was excellent just what was needed for a day walking in the beautiful area around the hotel. The only downside we felt was that our room wasn't... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was exceptional on arrival. We were mean't to arrive at 3pm and due to bad weather and getting lost did not arrive till after 8pm. Our dinner was mean't to be 7pm. I rang to tell the staff we were going to be late and they were so concerned that we would get there safely as the weather... More 

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North East Of England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arranged a stay at this beautiful hotel as a last minute getaway. From walking into the hotel and leaving the staff were helpful, friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The bedroom was very spacious and immaculate in fact everywhere in the hotel was clean. The breakfast was great and plenty to choose from hot or cold. I want... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in May, for 1 night, as a surprise treat for Family. Booked 2 Double rooms. We had dinner in the Riverside Bar. Food delicious, Beers/Wines the same. Cosy setting. With very friendly Staff & attentive. Very Clean rooms with tea trays. The rooms decoration is bright and airy with basic luxury. A credit to the House-keeping Staff. Will recommend... More 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Just returned home from a wonderful three day break at Scafell hotel. This family owned hotel has an incredibly talented , loyal and welcoming team of staff who instantly make you feel at home and provide the most sumptuous food in breathtaking surroundings.

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York, England
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We stayed here for a couple of days after walking the Cumbria Way, and it was just the tonic we needed. Although the single rooms are small, they are well-equipped and comfortable, and the bar and restaurant areas are well-presented. The staff were all excellent and looked after us very well. I strongly recommend this place for walkers and also... More 

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