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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My partner and I visited this hotel again this week with travelzoo. The service like the food could not be faulted. We ate in the restaurant on the first night and in the bar on the second night. The food was excellent in both and the staff were always friendly. If you need the Internet make sure you book a... More 

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Thank dcarr50
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58 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Small country hotel in a beautiful setting. Room is quite spacious. It seems it has been updated recently. The bathroom has been completely modernised. There's a kettle with tea/coffee in the room, which is nice. The flat screen TV could do with being a bit bigger. It's tiny, but better than nothing. Staff are very friendly and helpful. The dinner... More 

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Thank Judi W
Epsom, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent a long weekend here and had a great time. The staff were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful, the food was great - both in the restaurant and the bar, and we had a very relaxing time. The bedroom was very comfortable, and the hotel was tastefully decorated. The weather was fantastic (always a bonus) and the area... More 

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Thank jean s
Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hotel in the Borrowdale valley provides easy access to many of the fells and peaks . The hospitality provided by the hotel is excellent and is good value for money.It is used frequently by coast to coast walkers and has an annex with a comprehensive menu and bar. The main hotel serves many returning customers Which... More 

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Thank RAh1944
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've stayed here before and the hotel has improved over the last 8 years. The room was large, the bed comfortable, the bathroom was big and the shower was hot. Food in the Riverside Bar was also very good -- lots of options, well prepared, with great service.

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Thank DavidinEssex
Manchester
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely quiet room overlooking trickling water, lovely wide sill to sit and read. Bathroom had a lovely deep bath and was very modern. Food was excellent and the lamb shank in the pub next door was to die for. The staff were really friendly and very helpful. Nothing was too much trouble for any of them. The hotel is ideally... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice location with pub next door and like the oldie worldie hotel bar for residents. Breakfast is good, however evening meal is a long and draw out affair really and quality is good but not excellent. Although plenty of it with plentiful and attentive staff. The room I shared with a friend is nice, however it had lots of little... More 

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Thank James A
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel the room was tastefully fitted out with lovely comfortable beds. The ensuite was really nice too. The bar food was of a good quality and I enjoyed the Scafell Hotel burger. The packed lunch we ordered was excellent more than enough food for a days walk. The restaurant food was expensive and we were... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights on the wettest weekend in August. The weather didn't spoil our weekend. The hotel was great - rooms spacious, modern and clean. Staff were all friendly and helpful. Good breakfast choice and all nice and hot. We ate in the bar in the evenings as the restaurant was expensive and didn't look like much atmosphere. The... More 

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Thank Sarah D
Southport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great hotel in a stunning location. We found the staff extremely friendly and welcoming from the moment we arrived. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Food in the restaurant was fantastic and if you wanted a change the bar had really good pub food with a good choice of beers. Location ideal for some walking highlights in the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Scafell Hotel is a wonderful Country House Hotel located in the very heart of Borrowdale, considered by many as England's finest valley, surrounded by mighty fells, tranquil meadows and crystal clear waters. A paradise for the walker and a perfect centre from which to visit other parts of the Lake District. The Hotel is situated almost at the foot of Great Gable and the Scafell Massif, and is regarded one of the Lake District's renowned headquarters for climbers and hill walkers. Keen anglers will appreciate the Scafell Hotel, as there is excellent fly fishing on the River Derwent and in Derwentwater. Those who are content with gentle rambling or just lazing on restful lawns fringed by trees amidst imposing scenery will be equally happy staying here. Our rooms were fully refurbished during 2010, in a Warm and Rich Country House style with a 'Contemporary Twist' perfect for setting the scene for a peaceful and relaxing break in the beautiful Borrowdale Valley. The Restaurant, Lounges and Bar have been tastefully decorated and furnished to retain that all important Country House warmth, allowing for complete relaxation after a great days walking on the Fells, and maybe even a little 'nap' by the fire after a delicious five course Dinner. Under the constant direction of owner's Miles Jessop MBE (Chairman) and Andrew Nelson (Managing Director) the Management and Team of Scafell Hotel offer truly warm and friendly service. Individual and Independent Country House Hotel for the last 44 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scafell Hotel

Address: Borrowdale, Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Borrowdale > Rosthwaite
Price Range: $147 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Scafell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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