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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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3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not sure what happened to my earlier review as it has mysteriously disappeared after about a week. Anyway, here it goes again... We had high expectations, but were left disappointed. Very dated decor, food not great, and money rather than customer focused approach to whole establishment. They try to make you eat your dinner there, buy their merchandise, jam, beer,... More

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

Thank You for you review. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. As a response to strong competition here in The Lakes we have dared to be different and the majority of our customers seem to like what we do. Around three years ago we decided to stop offering B&B as a service. Customers who only want... More

Bolton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited Old water view for 2 nights with a friend this week, this is a fanastic area to visit in the Lake district and if you want somewhere nice to stay in Patterdale this is the place, the owner Ian will go out of his way to make you happy, the rooms are superb, food is fantastic and very fairly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful location, friendly helpful service, comfy beds and great food. We stayed in the bothy which was great. We will definitely be back. A place that knows exactly what walkers want and need. Thanks :)

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

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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Herts
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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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Address: Patterdale CA11 0NW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Patterdale
Also Known As:
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