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The Borrowdale Gates Hotel

4.0 of 5 Grange-In-Borrowdale | Keswick, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Borrowdale CA12 5UQ, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit but will not be our last. Having stayed at several other hotels in the area, this is the best in our opinion. Step through the door and you enter a haven of peace and tranquillity, where you will be looked after extremely well by attentive yet unobtrusive staff. The food is exceptional and a credit... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean tidy hotel with attentive staff. Excellent rooms and delicious food together with a lovely lounge and restaurant which is tastefully decorated. Perfect hotel from which to start the many fell walks from. Will certainly be visiting this hotel again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit here and overall we had a lovely time. It was Valentines weekend so we wanted somewhere special for our first one together and it certainly lived up to expectations, other than some minor details. Our room was spacious and very comfortable as was the hotel in general. The room had been recommended by a charming... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the hotel for part of our 50th wedding celebrations The room was warm, cosy and well appointed and serviced every morning. Good food, excellent cellar, good bar and very attentive staff A really nice break and well looked after.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Half a dozen of us dropped in on the off chance after walking over Cat Bells (again). Really friendly welcome despite our appearance and mucky boots, excellent tea and gallons of it, homemade biscuits and tea-bread at very reasonable cost. Particularly impressed by the quiet strength of the lady who delivered the tea tray.

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Leeds England
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Stayed for weekend just after Christmas and was impressed by rooms, dining area and of course location. Close to Keswick and busier road through Borrowdale this Hotel has a very tranquil atmosphere. Staff were in general very very helpful, food was very good and has an interesting and large wine list. In general it does seem to appeal to older... More 

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We have returned from a fabulous Christmas stay. The food was devine, and freshly prepared, and well presented. The whole dining experience was made perfect by the helpful and friendly Waiters/Waitresses, nothing was too much trouble.(Especially Thai and the young Mum To Be) And to top this, we had the beautiful Harp music played wonderfully by a lady, who obviously... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I think we've finally found our most favourite place to stay out of a number of lovely places in this most beautiful place in the lakes. The staff are courteous, highly competent and very civil with gracious and lovely manners. The hotel is elegant, tastefully furnished, very spacious and set in the most picturesque setting, away from the main drag... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I recently booked a single night in the Borrowdale Gates hotel. From the moment of my arrival to leaving the next morning I had nothing but an excellent experience. I was warmly welcomed at check-in, shown to my room and offered complimentary tea in the lounge. I was eating elsewhere that evening but on my return I used the bar,... More 

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wigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Long detour due to flooded footpaths led to this hotel. Just wanted coffee and sandwiches but was warmly welcomed by staff despite our bedraggled appearance .treated like royalty. A blissful hour in warm surroundings. Sadly had to leave to continue our walk. Next time will definitely take advantage of accommodation and restaurant at this very good hotel who know how... More 

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Address: Grange-In-Borrowdale | Keswick, Grange-in-Borrowdale, Borrowdale CA12 5UQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Borrowdale > Grange-in-Borrowdale
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Borrowdale Gates Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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