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Certificate of Excellence


#1 of 2 hotels in Buttermere
Certificate of Excellence
Set between two lakes and surrounded by Fells in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Bridge Hotel is situated on a site which has been occupied for over a 1000 years. Licensed as a Coaching Inn in1735 it has evolved into a luxury traditional Lakeland hotel offering a warm welcome, comfort and attentive service. Innovative chefs provide excellent, freshly prepared, locally sourced, quality food both in the dining room and bars.
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Free Internet
Free parking
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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We visited this great place twice on our recent holiday in the beautiful Lake District On both occasions the food was of a very high quality and the staff were friendly and attentive. We had our dogs with us so we sat in an area of the bar with stone flagged floors, not sure if
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A number of us recently stayed at the Bridge as part of a 6 day walking trip in the Lakes.We have previously stayed at the Fish Hotel across the road and although the Bridge is more expensive it is worth the extra money.We had a mix of standard and superior rooms all were
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Response from Bridge H, Front Office Manager at Bridge Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Ashley, Thank you very much for your recent stay and also for taking the time to review your experiences. It was an absolute pleasure in having you stay with us and we hope that you will return for a second visit. Once again, thank you for your review and for your kind custom. Warm wishes, The Bridge Team
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My wife and I recently stayed at The Bridge to celebrate a ‘special’ birthday! Our stay was perfect from start to finish - especially the warm, friendly greeting from Ray. THANK YOU to all at The Bridge for a great time, lovely food, great views and superb service. Would
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Response from Bridge H, Front Office Manager at Bridge Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear peterdaviddouglasb, Thank you so much for your really kind review and for the 5 star rating! We were all delighted to read that the birthday celebrations went down well and that you enjoyed the services and facilities (including the bearded one!). It would be our honour to host the next birthday if you would allow us to......... Warm wishes, The Bridge Team
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Lovely hotel and area, hotel was clean bright and a lovely welcome from staff, rooms of a good standard and an enjoyable stay was had. The area is excellent and well worth the effort to see, don’t forgo the opportunity.
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Response from Bridge H, Front Office Manager at Bridge Hotel
Responded May 10, 2019
Dear merseysidewanderer, Thank you so much for you kind review and for taking the time to write of your experience. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, and would like to thank you for choosing The Bridge Hotel as a place to stay during your time in Buttermere. We hope to see you again in the near future. Warm wishes, The Bridge Team
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Called in for a coffee before starting our walk. Had a tasty gluten free bacon roll. Staff were friendly and helpful especially the man on Reception who went out of his way to find out which brand of gluten free rolls they use. Thank-you
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Response from Bridge H, Front Office Manager at Bridge Hotel
Responded May 10, 2019
Dear Lynda R, Thank you for your recent visit and for your kind words. We are delighted to help, and agree that the gluten free rolls are very tasty! Hopefully we will see you again for another gluten free bacon buttie :) Warm wishes, The Bridge Team
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$124 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
bridge hotel buttermere
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictCockermouthButtermere
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