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The Borrowdale Gates Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Grange-in-Borrowdale, Borrowdale CA12 5UQ, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Workington, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited the Borrowdale Gates to celebrate our wedding anniversary and to anyone looking for a quality location with fantastic food this HAS to be the place to go. The accommodation was first class with fine views in all directions ,the staff were attentive and very friendly whilst being very professional. The food was exceptional on every front with an amazing... More

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Barrow, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want spoiling , this is the place to go. The whole ambience of the hotel is great - rooms superb, great selection on the menu beautifully presented and served with a smile! The lounge is most comfortable and offering different aspects of this most beautiful and serene of Lakeland valleys. It is suitable for walkers and those of... More

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York, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My aunt, cousin and I made a last minute booking and were lucky enough to get accommodation in adjacent rooms on the ground floor overlooking the glorious gardens and amazing views. This section of Borrowdale has absolutely stunning scenery. We were very impressed with the immaculate presentation of our rooms and the public areas. We dined in the Hotel on... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I enjoyed another superb stay which we had postponed from April and were not disappointed. The staff and service were all you could wish for and the dining was an amazing experience and well deserves the four star rating. The location is perfect and we left feeling relaxed and hope to return next year Joy and Peter... More

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Gilmorton, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

30 years since we last stayed here. We won't be leaving it another 30 before we stay again. The location of the hotel is fabulous with a number of easy & enjoyable walks nearby. So quiet & tranquil! In truth we found the hotel a little old fashioned, but that wasn't a bad thing. The service was from a bye... More

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London UK
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36 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel with views to die for. Perfect for exploring the Lake District, especially the wonderful Borrowdale. Hotel seems to cater well for everyone from the hardened fell walkers, families and the more sedate visitors. Close to Derwentwater, my favourite of the "lakes". We stayed in "Fairy Glen" - a huge, very pleasant room with double aspect windows looking out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without doubt my favorite Lake District hotel. It lives up to it's 4* status. The view through the panoramic window in the dining room is truely spectacular-Wainwright's prettiest square mile in England (see photo). The view is even better from the balcony of a deluxe room on the 1st floor. Wine list is extensive with access to a reserve list... More

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Hong Kong, China
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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this hotel because it has a nice big room for our family of 3. Most hotels would ask me book 2 rooms. This is ridiculous: how can you ask a young boy of 12 stay on his own? Well, back to Borrowdale Gates: we were given a nice family room with a double bed connecting to a room... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Stayed here with my girlfriend and had a lovely stay. Clean, great food, relaxed but professional staff, great views. You feel as though you are somewhere Special. My girlfriend made a very good choice.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Having written a review on our disappointments it has not taken long for a very good answer from Sue at The Borrowdale Gates Hotel which I really appreciate. All the things that I mentioned have now been rectified and it puts a different perspective on the matters that I bought up. This is the kind of service that we expect... More

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Address: Grange-in-Borrowdale, Borrowdale CA12 5UQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Borrowdale > Grange-in-Borrowdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Borrowdale Gates Hotel 4*
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The Borrowdale Gates is set amidst the breathtaking scenery of the Borrowdale Valley and close to the shores of Derwentwater, set in two acres of woodland on the edge of the ancient hamlet of Grange near Keswick. Ideally situated for walking, climbing, and touring - there are also many places of literary and historical interest within the local area and surrounding Lake District. This beautiful family owned and run Hotel as undergone a real transformation over the last four years, with full refurbishment being completed in September 2012, the Hotel can now boast elegant and modern rooms, alongside the locally renowned restaurant, cosy bar and lounge and most importantly the stunning panoramic views. ... more   less 
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