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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is well situated only 5 minutes from Ambleside centre. As has been said by previous reviewers the entrance into the car park is a tight turn on a busy one way "island". The reception staff are very friendly and the rooms spacious and comfy. You can see the new owners are refurbishing the place little by little whilst... More 

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Goole, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

having booked on line for 2 adults and 1 child at a cost of £504 for 3 nights we was looking forward to a nice break,on arrival I checked in and was taken to room 9,the room was clean,tidy and spacious but only had a double bed,when I asked where my daughter was sleeping there was silence,oh there must have... More 

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Congham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night en route to Scotland. Hotel is almost on an island within a one way system, entrance on a bend, and not easy to get out as road generally busy. Very friendly welcome, and showed up to a large room overlooking the car park and gardens. New owners are upgrading the establishment, and have some way... More 

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London
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90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am always a bit concerned when I learn that a hotel or restaurant that I like has changed hands, but happily such fears proved groundless here. Returning after a two-year absence, I found the standard of service and accommodation as good as before, while the quality of the dining had gone from good to outstanding, thanks to the wonderful,... More 

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner was treating me to a stay in a luxury hotel following an operation. Apparently the hotel was only five minutes from the town and the Lake Windermere only 450 yds away. The room was not luxurious. It was tired, damp, old fashioned and gloomy. The chairs were dirty,and there was mould and damp around the window. We overlooked... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If I had read the previous review about room nine prior to arriving at the hotel I would have refused this room. We arrived tired having driven from the south coast and had then walked most of the afternoon. First impressions of room nine were favourable. It was spacious and clean. Unfortunately, room nine is at the back of the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed for a weekend and had an amazing time with our puppy. Charged extra for the dog per night but this included his own towel, food bowls, and as many treats as he could get from the staff! Very accommodating to serve breakfast away from dining room so we could have a pup with us. Great location, beautiful... More 

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RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please do come and visit us again sometime soon. More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the hotel and we greatly enjoyed our three night stay. The dinners were excellent and breakfast is probably the best we have experienced in any three or four star hotel. Our superior room (no. 2 overlooking the garden) was comfortable and quite spacious and the staff were all friendly and competent. Any minor redecorating... More 

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RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, and I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back sometime soon. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we found the hotel to be very tired and needs tidying up, we stayed in room 9 which had mould by the window seat, the shower had very little pressure. The staircase area needs re-decorating and there's damp on the walls in the communal area downstairs, outside paintwork needs a complete makeover. We feel they are concentrating more on... More 

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Thank Karl P
RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Patton, I am very disappointed to hear your negative review of us. We are by no means solely concentrating on the restaurant, but I'm sure you can understand that this is the "easiest" part to re-energise! We were only aware of the damp in the drawing room after a particularly heavy rainfall, which has highlighted a few leaks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently spent 5 nights here with my daughters (8&5) and had really great break. The hotel mixes old world style with a modern feel that makes even young families feel very welcome. The place is impeccably clean and tidy and the staff looking after all facets of the hotel are friendly and very helpful. Breakfast starts the day off... More 

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Thank Andy P
RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

I am so pleased that you and your girls enjoyed your time with us, and found so many great things to do. The Lakes really is a playground for young and old. Please do visit us again. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Rothay Manor Hotel Restaurant
Rothay Manor Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rothay Manor Hotel & Restaurant offers a relaxed, warm and friendly atmosphere in a luxury country house setting, with large individually designed en-suite bedrooms, spacious comfortable lounges, delicious fresh food and outstanding service.We continue to maintain the standards and traditions that have kept the hotel a popular destination for over 45 years. Open for Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner every day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rothay Manor Hotel

Address: Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $169 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rothay Manor Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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Rothay Manor Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
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#5 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#5 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
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