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Newport-on-tay
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The restaurant has a lovely view of the lake and the hills around Glenridding. We found the service very good considering the hotel was also catering for a wedding party. The menu choices was very good along with the quality local produce.

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Lake District, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having visited the Inn on the Lake so many times before this visit was very disappointing. A hotel set in Glenridding Ullswater it is definitely one of the most picturesque spots you could come by. The hotel , restaurant & Orangery are appropriately decorated to a high standard but the food greatly let down this visit....we ate in the main... More 

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear JoLloydlovingrub Thank you for your review and let me start by apologising for you leaving less than happy. I was off on this particular day but did take up a conversation with my team the following morning as I always look in to the business when I have been absent. We are delighted you like the hotel and all... More 

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were passing through Glenridding and decided to pop in for a spot of lunch. We arrived later in the afternoon, but we were still able to get a lovely lunch of sandwiches and cakes. Fantastic views across to the lake and the hills beyond. Would love to return again sometime soon and stay in the hotel as the scenery... More 

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Thank JonnySunshine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just completed the most fabulous three night stay which incorporated our wedding. From the moment we arrived all the staff made us feel special. Nothing felt too much trouble and everyone was so welcoming and attentive. The hotel is beautiful with the most spectacular back drop of Lake Ullswater. The gardens leading from the hotel to the lake... More 

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Thank David J
manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear David J Thank you for your very kind comments. We are delighted you had a wonderful day and everything lived up to your expectations. It was a pleasure to host your wedding and im so pleased that all your family and friends enjoyed it with you both. I will pass on your comments to all the team especially George... More 

Barrowford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great lunch with a great view. We visit 4 or 5 times a year and are never disappointed. However our last visit was spoiled by the gardener. We visited on the hottest September day in history. 1 x Stella 1 x Cider, 2 x fries and 2 x open sandwiches. As always it was perfect. Unfortunately all our... More 

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Tarqulous Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your lunch at the hotel. I have noted your comments about the gardener which are so out of character for him. I have spoken to him and sent you a message. Let us wish you well and we hope to see you again very soon. Kind... More 

Appleby-in-Westmorland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our daughter and her fiancé had their wedding here in August. I thought it best to leave it a month before writing a review so I wasn't still under the influence of a rosy glow and could write more objectively. However, I still cannot think of anything that was not done thoughtfully, helpfully, courteously and discreetly. All the staff are... More 

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Dennis88 Thank you for your lovely review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed one of the most important days of your life and your daughter had the day of her dreams. I do hope you come back at some time and relive your lovely memories but until then let us wish you well. Kind regards Gary and the team More 

Fowey, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling from London to Skye we chose to stop overnight in the lakes, and booked here. The inn is 'dog friendly' and accommodated us well and without fuss. We arrived in time to dine and enjoyed the specialty menu which gave a mix of local salmon, venison and desserts which were excellent. Happy wedding parties were present but the hotel... More 

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Thank Richard M
manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Richard M Thank you for your lovely comments, we are delighted you enjoyed your stop over with us. I do hope you revisit us again some time in the future. Let us wish you well and safe travels. Kind regards Gary and the team More 

Warkwickshire, England
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75 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A delicious dinner in a sumptuous setting. Food was excellent quality, taste and presentation, service impeccable and all in very comfortable and traditional high quality surroundings (serene, reserved atmosphere). The Table d'hôte menu was good value given the whole experience and we would all entirely recommend dining here.

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Thank MarkyD
manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear MarkyD Thank you for your very kind comments, we are delighted you enjoyed your dinning experience with us and left very happy. I do hope you call in again when next in the area but until then let us wish you well. Kind regards Gary and the team More 

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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning views with stunning scenery. The Inn on the Lake is professionally run to a very high standard. The staff give excellent service and are very friendly and hospitable. Beautiful place offers beautiful accommodation and is an excellent venue for a wedding. I highly recommend this Inn you won't be disappointed. Excellent location next to the lake. Parking and... More 

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear deborahkarim Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted you enjoyed the wedding day and thought everything was wonderful. I will pass on your comments to the wedding team who I know great pride in the very important day they run for couples. I do hope you choose to revisit us sometime in the future but until then... More 

Gateshead, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is set in the most beautiful of grounds which are maintained to the highest of standards and are a credit to the Gardening team We had the most comfortable of rooms on the second floor overlooking the Lake never had such a good night sleep for years came home fully rested Staff are incredible always willing to help... More 

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Thank Peter S
manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Peter S Thank you for your very kind comments, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thought everything was wonderful. I will pass on your comments to the team and make a point of telling the gardener who is very much the unsung hero of the hotel, he works extremely hard to keep the standard... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Orangery
The Orangery
Cuisines: British, European, Gluten Free Options
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn on the Lake Hotel ia a 4 star hotel that enjoys one of the most spectacular settings in the Lake District in 15 acres of grounds with lawns sweeping to the shores of Lake Ullswater. The Inn on the Lake is only 12 miles from the M6 motorway and the drive is very dramatic with the road curving around the Lake and the backdrop scenery of the fells. There are 47 en-suite bedrooms, all thoughtfully designed with most rooms having breathtaking views, some looking towards the magnificent Helvellyn mountain range, while the majority look over the ever changing Ullswater. Each room is fully equipped with everything you come to expect in this quality 4 star hotel. For that special occasion upgrade to a superior room or one of the very popular, stunning four-poster bedrooms. From the moment you walk into reception you will find an interior that compliments this fabulous setting. This leads through to the popular Lounge Bar where a warm welcome awaits with large bay windows overlooking the well landscaped gardens, which lead to the hotels jetties on Ullswater. Enjoy a drink any time of the day, a light lunch or afternoon tea in the Lounge or on our Lakeside terrace. The award-winning 2 AA Rosette Lake View Restaurant provides something for all tastes, or for less formal dining The Ramblers Bar, situated within the hotel’s grounds, offers the option to enjoy a pint of real ale. The hotel also has its own outdoor activities including pitch & putt, croquet and children's outdoor play area. Gary and his team at The Inn on the Lake Hotel look forward to welcoming you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn on the Lake

Address: Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Glenridding
Price Range: $256 - $361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Inn on the Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 47
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Also Known As:
Inn On The Lake Hotel Glenridding
Inn On The Lake Ullswater
Inn On The Lake Glenridding, England
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