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The Mortal Man

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Troutbeck LA23 1PL, England
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Ranked #4 of 6 Troutbeck B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Mark W Holt, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Holt, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent night's stay - friendly, helpful staff; comfortable room and good food. The location is great for exploring this part of the lakes and is far enough from Windemere-Ambleside that you can get easily away from the crowds.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location, food and service excellent. Room comfortable with wonderful views. Best fish and chips husband has ever had and we love on the coast. Could have done with pre ordering breakfast as did have a fourth minute wait but was not a pronblem. Well worth a visit

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During a recent family holiday in Troutbeck we decided to visit the Mortal Man for drinks and a meal with friends who had joined us. We had visited before on previous holidays and had been pleased with the food and service we received. On this occasion, when we entered the bar area and approached the bar we were not greeted... More

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Birmingham
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, great views, rooms adequate, the whole experience let down by mediocre food and chaotic staff. Great place to pass through for a pint, chips & burger/fish/scampi/sandwich. The evening food in the restaurant is not good, Didn't think it was hard to muck up a chicken salad, wasn't quite prepared for deep fried chicken and dressing of oil form... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked a one night stay here and were very disappointed overall. The hotel is in a beautiful setting, ideal for walkers, it is a little "tired" but in a nice way.The bar area and restaurant were fine and the evening meal and the real ale were excellent, I had duck sausages which was very different. Breakfast... More

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed on Friday gone. The hotel itself ie. the communal areas is a bit 'lived in' but we didn't mind. Location and view from room was excellent (despite the Lakeland drizzle). Room 4 was spacious and well furnished with a swanky new bathroom. The room did smell a little of dog but we didn't notice after a while. The... More

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Bracknell, England, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long day on our mountainbikes cycling the Coast to Coast route, this beautifully positioned Inn was a welcome relief. Staff is friendly and helpful. The dinner in the pub/restaurant was great and breakfast next morning was tasty and well presented with the best views from the breakfast room. The atmosphere was a little bit lacking but as we... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights at this excellent pub & will certainly be back. A good range of local real ales & a range of ciders as well. My wife insisted on drinking the 7.4% stuff & regretted it in the morning. Evening meals were first class as were the breakfasts, room comfortable with a great view & the staff friendly &... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not fortunate enough to have an evening meal here as we were going to a wedding reception nearby, but we did have a breakfast in the morning which was very tasty. Full cooked breakfast with a choice of poached, scrambled or fried egg and plenty of tea(which we really needed), and just to put the icing on the... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off on a Walk from Ambleside up Wansfell and back. It came at just the right spot to revive us. Food good, service quick and friendly. Nice day so we were in the garden. Want to go back! Worth the walk to get there.

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Address: Troutbeck LA23 1PL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Troutbeck
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Mortal Man 4*
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Beneath the rugged fells of Troutbeck Valley, just outside Windermere and Ambleside in the English Lake District, lies The Mortal Man. An established traditional Lake District Inn since 1689, it resides over the wonderous panoramic views of Lakeland mountains that have captivated the great minds through the centuries. ... more   less 
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