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The Borrowdale Hotel

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Borrowdale CA12 5UY, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lancs
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked on a special deal (2 nights DBB) The hotel was very busy for a mid week in March - must be doing something right. Liked the real ale they served albeit not cheap (£3.90) hotel prices I suppose. Diner & breakfast very nice. Feel that their normal tariff if a little on the high side. Great location with lovely... More 

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Easingwold, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only were able to spend one night here but what a night! We had a lovely welcome, comfortable clean room, and a lovely evening meal. The setting of this hotel is stunning. If you love the Lake District, as we do, you can not go wrong staying in this area, and better yet here at this hotel. We will... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most beautiful setting, staff warm, professional and friendly. Room decor is lovely although not on the big side but had views of the lake. Food is exceptional and the service first class. Would not hesitate to recommend this hotel pure excapism xxx

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Manchester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this on an offer that stated upgraded room. To our delight we had been upgraded again to a premier room. Lovely spacious room with huge bed and nice big bathroom. The room was on the side of the hotel with views of the lake and fells (and bins too but we'll let that go, just look past them to... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfully old fashioned luxury. From the warmth, friendliness and professionalism of the staff, to the classic but modern décor everything was fantastic. Our room overlooked the ancient magnolia tree which was in blossom, was quiet and very generous. The breakfasts were generous and the evening meals on the two occasions we ate there were beautifully served and very 'silver service',... More 

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Newton Stewart, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night in April 2015, arriving at lunchtime on the Sunday. We found the staff very friendly and efficient, and also very interested in us. The lady at reception helped us with recommendations for lunch in Keswick, as well as how to get there - Keswick is 3 miles or so away, with buses and boats... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over all it's a lot of money and it's just not worth what they charge! I paid £169 for a one nights stay with breakfast and no refund if I cancelled, next day I was emailed by secreat escapes 1 night stay with breakfast, three course meal, tea & scones on arrival for £139! I contacted the hotel and asked... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed on a two night special package. After having read other reviews we were hoping for, but didn't get one of the bedrooms on the front of the hotel which have views down towards Derwent Water. Room was small but good and clean. Food was excellent both for dinner and breakfast. The one thing that stood out and let them... More 

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aspatria
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are wanting the Lodore Falls Hotel then go there. This is a different experience . It has to be as they are both owned by the same people. So why have the same type of hotel 400 mtrs apart. We have been going to the Borrowdale in one way or another for many years and what it offers... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night on a special offer package. Nice, old-fashioned hotel that has been sensitively updated. Note to any transatlantic cousins: this updating does not include either a lift or that peculiarly American obsession, air-conditioning. Lots of comfortable lounges, good bar area leading out to a recently-built pleasant conservatory in keeping with the rest of the hotel. Good, attentive staff... More 

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