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The Lodge in the Vale

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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed with our two dogs at the Lodge in the Vale this past weekend. Staff were great - very friendly and accommodating and we were made to feel very welcome with the dogs. Very clean, modern and nice continental breakfast. Perfect base for exploring...More

Thank Graeme B
Response from Jessica J, Manager at The Lodge in the ValeResponded 1 week ago

Hi Graeme B, Thank you for taking the time to share your kind words on your stay with us. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your time here and felt welcomed by our team. We are all suckers for dogs so they will...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Just come back from our 2 night stay. From check in to departure everything was fantastic. Really friendly welcoming staff, spotlessly clean and the location is ideal. Dog friendly too. A great pub down the road where you get 10% off. 5 to 10 mins...More

1  Thank clairebear22-11
Response from Jessica J, Manager at The Lodge in the ValeResponded July 10, 2018

Hi clairebear22-11, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay with us. I am so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us and got to take advantage of the 10% discount at The Kings Head. The...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to stay here as the reviews looked good. They weren't wrong. We were only in the Lake District for a couple of nights but would happily have stayed here for longer. The room was a great size for 2 adults and a child....More

Thank Wendy_P428
Response from Jessica J, Manager at The Lodge in the ValeResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wendy_P428, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your stay with us at The Lodge. I am pleased to know you found the room adequate for your stay and enjoyed the breakfast we provide. It is a generous continental which...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my partner, enjoyed our stay at The Lodge in the Vale. Rooms very small and basic, small showers but clean and comfortable and I’m a believer in you get what you pay for so don’t expect a luxury 4* the price is good...More

1  Thank 12njh
Response from Jessica J, Manager at The Lodge in the ValeResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi 12njh, Thank you for sharing your kind words on your stay with us. I am pleased to know you enjoyed your time here and glad you appreciate we are not a luxury hotel but a nice, simple B&B. Our breakfast is great for a...More

Reviewed July 4, 2018

I believe that this hotel was once a youth hostel and from the outside it still resembles one, but inside it is entirely modern, clean and efficient. The staff were friendly and always very helpful. There is plenty of parking space, the rooms are clean...More

1  Thank TheJCC
Response from Jessica J, Manager at The Lodge in the ValeResponded July 6, 2018

Hi TheJCC, Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your time spent with us. You are correct in your thoughts. The property once was an old bunkhouse. We have been open 8 years now and feel we bring something different to typical Lake District B&Bs....More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
$96 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Mountain View Hotel in Thirlmere
#2 Great View Hotel in Thirlmere
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Thirlmere
#1 Family Hotel in Thirlmere
#2 Quaint Hotel in Thirlmere
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$96 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Mountain View Hotel in Thirlmere
#2 Great View Hotel in Thirlmere
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Thirlmere
#1 Family Hotel in Thirlmere
#2 Quaint Hotel in Thirlmere
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveler (111)
Room & Suite (30)
Dining (6)
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susan y
January 22, 2017|
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Response from Susanlockyer | Reviewed this property |
You can walk over High fell and walk into Keswick that way.Need good walking map of the area or GPS.Much nicer walk than walking along the busy road and get the bus back.
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P_Pillay28
February 1, 2016|
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Response from Jean M | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend three nights, but it depends on the time of year you go and how far you want to explore the Lake District. We've been going there for years, both in our caravan and in bed & breakfast accommodation, but we... More
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Karen H
December 21, 2014|
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Response from Jessica J | Property representative |
Hi Karen The King's Head is 0.85 miles from the Lodge. It takes about 20 minutes to walk there. As other guests have mentioned, a torch is a good idea, there are no street lights. Please let me know if you have any further... More
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Room Tips
"1st floor at the back for a quieter room as away from road"
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"I had a corner suite that contained a double and a single bed."
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"Dont go here if you have family and take care if you book via Expedia."
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"there is no lift so if you have restricted mobility, you may need a ground floor room"
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