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Patterdale CA11 0NW, England
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Old Water View
Ranked #4 of 12 Patterdale B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Solihull, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the best places you can stop at if doing the c2c. We were lucky enough to stay in the bedroom used by Alfred Wainwright himself. It is very comfortable we had a bathroom that was clean but due for refurbishment while our Daughter had a great en suite. The food was superb and we had a... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the 'Ullswater' room on the night of Saturday 16th August. We are not walkers but were in the area for a different reason. This establishment is entirely suited to persons taking on the C to C walking challenge. Easy close access, all facilities in the one place. Our room had a vey comfortable bed but the bathroom... More

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't comment on this establishment as a hotel, as we only visited it for a couple of evenings for food and drink, but I was very impressed by the food here, with a good range of non-meat options, generous portions and quick service. The beer was very good - a small range of local real ales - and also... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historical old B&B on the C2C trail - patronised by Wainwright. The host and his young daughter are very accomplished C2C walkers so you are in good hands - they know exactly what you need. Our room was in an annexe looking out onto the river and was delightful, comfortable and quiet, with a well equipped bathroom. Food was OK... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a comfortable place to relax after a hard day on the fells. Our room was very comfortable and clean with our own bathroom with bath which was greatly appreciated after a long walk. Our room was apparently the one old Wainwright used to stay in and it was full of old world charm. Excellent host who served some very... More

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76 reviews 76 reviews
68 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot speak too highly of the care and support our host, Ian, provided to all his guests. The food was very good and with a wide choice. His knowledge of the area and the C2C was first rate. Our private bathroom could benefit from modernisation but I believe this is planned. Thus must be the best place in Patterdale... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like a lot of people in July we stayed here whilst walking C2C. Stayed in many places en route and this was up with the best ones: 1. Lovely big, clean bedroom . The bathroom needed to be refitted which will presumably be part of the refurbishment programme. 2. Very good three course meal. 3. The bar sold beers from... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Stayed just the one night and wish it had been longer, Lorna the hotel manager made our stay as she was very bubbly and so helpful and a great laugh, made us feel as we had been friends for years. The 3 course meal was absolutely superb and compliments to the chef for that. The garden area was very scenic... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

There is no doubting the terrific history of this establishment and its fabulous location, but in many ways it felt a tad weary. The staff was smashing, dinner ok, breakfast okay and beds big and clean. However the bathroom was dreadful - old, dirty, with cracked tiles around the tired old shower and a much needed injection of TLC needed.... More

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Lakeshiker, Owner at Old Water View, responded to this review

Thank You for your review. We assume that you meant "Hotel" and not "Hostel"? We are a Hotel and not a B&B and we do not offer B&B here as a service. We acknowledge that some of our Hotel bathrooms need updating to modern Hotel standards and we are mid way through a £50,000 - two year refurbishment program to... More

Peterborough, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night as part of the Coast to Coast walk recently. We stayed in a lovely annexe overlooking the river. The meal we had was excellent, I would recommend the smoked haddock and the chicken with asparagras. The breakfast was very substantial as well.

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Address: Patterdale CA11 0NW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Patterdale
Also Known As:
Old Water View Hotel Patterdale

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