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Scafell Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been coming to this bar for years .We get to this part of the lakes about 6 times a year & always use the riverside bar for a few pints & something to eat its always bean good Thanks to all the staff Keep up the good work.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very comfortable room and really clean. We ate in the restaurant both nights, the food was superb and the staff very attentive. The breakfasts were also very good with plenty of choice. Would stay here again, particularly if we needed to relax and be spoiled.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Once in a lifetime, a place comes alive for those in search of the idyllic. The Scafell Hotel is just such a destination. My Wife and I have visited this wonderful place on many occasions and when we get home, to our normal day-to-day lives, we pine to be back. In every sense this magical location exceeds every expectation. It... More

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Bradford
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a two night break at the Scafell Hotel and really enjoyed it. We arrived a little early on Sunday afternoon so went into the Riverside Bar for a drink. There was a good selection of real ales and malts plus a decent food menu. The atmosphere was friendly too, always a good sign. We just had the one... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd stay at the Scafell and we enjoyed it even more than the 1st time so looking forward to the 3rd! The staff are very friendly, efficient and obliging. The food in the hotel and Riverside bar is absolutely amazing and could only be improved by offering a few of the bar meals in the hotel as... More

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Bingley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just back from a most enjoyable couple of days at the Scafell. The staff were very helpful and friendly, the room spotless and comfortable, and the food was outstanding. It is also in the perfect position for lots of beautiful walks

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm something of a regular at the Scafell and although it was over a year since my last visit, I was recognised by the receptionist on checking in recently, which was nice. I was given a room I'd not previously been allocated (12) and found it as good as the others - quite small but perfectly adequate for single occupancy,... More

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We received a very high standard on every aspect of our stay from friendly, obliging and informative staff at reception, cheerful and efficient service in the restaurant, excellent meals, easy relaxed atmosphere in the comfortable public areas and a lovely room. People we met had been coming for decades and it's easy to see why.

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

We have stayed at the Scafell Hotel on a number of occasions over the last ten years and it just gets better and better. The whole hotel has been gradually improved and whilst the food has always been good, it is now outstanding. However, we must pass on a word of warning - the plates are really, really hot -... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A party of us stayed for the weekend - Friday to Sunday - and the Scafell was as good as we experienced three years ago. It is ideal base from which to set out into the beautiful fells. The staff are welcoming, the rooms clean, tidy and very comfortable but the baths are slippery so when showering be careful (... More

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Address: Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Borrowdale > Rosthwaite
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Scafell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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