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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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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a room by the river and it was amazing. After day 2 of our C2C trip the luxury and the care was well needed. We had a bath - very much needed and we enjoyed some drinks in the garden in the sunshine! Perfect! Excellent selection at breakfast too.

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel did not live up to expectations. While the room was very comfortable, clean and tidy, however the service at both the check in and in the restaurant in the morning was not what would be expected - certainly not "truly warm and friendly". Our room did not have WiFi and so we spent time in the sitting area... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent one night there. Is is lovely. Very British decorations and feel. You have great views on the surroundings. I did not have dinner in there restaurant but in their pub and that was excellent.the lamb was very tender and enjoyable.

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Bodmin
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47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This a great hotel in the most peaceful of places. fantastic breakfast. good bar. very helpfull and friendly staff. It has a lovely serenity about it. we had a three night stay and it was very very good . the only thing not up to scratch was lack of wifi in the bedrooms although it was avaliable in lounge.the lake... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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AGNscafell, Owner at Scafell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mountainman289, Please could you contact the Hotel on 01768777208 (ask for Andrew or Jason) to discuss your review, as non of the team recollect giving such poor service and certainly not endangering a guest?! I'm sure you can see from previous reviews we are a great Hotel and have just received our 5th Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 June 10, 2015

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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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

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 June 9, 2015

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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