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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Buttermere CA13 9XA, England
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The Fish Inn
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Workington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

location is fantastic. But food very poor, the kind of pub grub you would have expected in the the 1980s. Bar Meals - frozen chips, poor salad and salmon was wafer thin and full of bones, grilled on only one side (too thin to do anything else) and overcooked. Steak and mushroom pot pie was very peppery and far too... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to go to get away from it all - no phone signal, no wifi, no satellite, no TV. A paradise for walkers and hikers. The hotel does excellent meals and a good bar too, total silence at night and a good deep sleep. Staff were friendly and helpful when we had some difficulties and had to... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights in August 2014 and had a a great time. The hotel is ideally situated by Buttermere Lake so you can start your walk straight out of the front door and you don't really have to drive anywhere. Our room was a bit on the small side and an update on the decor might be in order... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set in just the best place in the world. The hotel is well run and the food is delicious, we had the bar specials every day, and weren't disappointed. There's no TV, and you won't miss it, the scenery is so beautiful at any time of the year. Don't go if you want party nights, but if you want to... More

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St Helens, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying at this hotel for 18 years and always get excited when we have booked our holiday. We always get a great personal and friendly welcome. We love everything about this hotel. The views are absolutely stunning of Buttermere Lake and the valley. The rooms are really comfortable, again with stunning views. The cooked breakfasts are excellent... More

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Bude, Cornwall
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a quiet break to celebrate my birthday I was recommended to try the Fish Inn in Buttermere. What a great place. Well run by Angela and her family it is a place we will return. The whole set up was great the way the staff looked after you was tops. Excellant food with a special on the menu... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Can't speak highly enough of the staff at the Fish Inn. The lovely receptionist deserves a special mention as her warm personality and friendly manner was very special. She served us breakfast too and made our stay very enjoyable. The smoked kippers were best I've ever had and overall this was the best breakfast we had during our lakedistrict tour... More

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Cirencester, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The prices here are a little higher than average for the food... having said that you get a LOT for your money. You'd not need to order a starter, which is good because they don't do them! We didn't have room for desserts, which is disappointing because they looked HUGE! The ale choices were good and we had a lovely... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stayed here with my parents at the recommendation of my very new father-in-law, whose aunt often stayed here to go walking. It's perfectly comfortable and clean, with lovely friendly proprietor and wifi, and nicely placed between Buttermere and Crummock Water. Buttermere is a 10-minute walk away and absolutely beautiful. If you don't want to eat there, there are at least... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Just stayed for two nights with a group of friends and would wholeheartedly recommend. 5 real ales, very good value evening meals, superb breakfast and friendly staff. They also take your wet outdoor clothes away to a drying room if required. A pleasant residents lounge, but no mobile signal!

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Address: Buttermere CA13 9XA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Buttermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fish Inn 4*
Also Known As:
Fish Hotel Cockermouth
The Fish Inn Buttermere, Lake District

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