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New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel
Ranked #9 of 12 Hotels in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 11, 2013

Popped in here for a bite to eat whilst staying next door at Mellbeck Farm. Good food, reasonably priced and served with a smile. We eat in the bar which had a lovely atmosphere. Would imagine it would be a lovely place to stay as it is in such a beautiful setting under the Langdales.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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rebeccamanleyone, General Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2013

Thanks for your kind comments and glad you enjoyed our food. I will pass the comments onto our happy team.

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Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

The service was great, we were a pain in that my partner had to go back to our hotel for something. Making the chef and 7 orders out of sink... Food was great fresh, hot and tasty, we did miss having dessert by 10 minutes which was a shame.We couldn't tell if the chef was hurried or not, and the young chap who served us was very friendly and polite. Will defiantly come back and maybe even stay

  • Stayed: July 2013
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rebeccamanleyone, General Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2013

Thanks for your great comments and glad you enjoyed our food. Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed August 2, 2013

We are experienced fell walkers, in our retirement and very familiar with the rest of the Lake District. We eventually decided to try the Langdales, by way of a change, on the recommendation of an artist neighbour who goes there several times a year to paint. Who could fail to be enchanted by the location. Our room at the hotel was very comfortable and kept in immaculate condition while we were there. The staff were all smiling, attentive, friendly and efficient. Breakfast is a particularly delightful experience and the food at the hotel is generally superb. After a days exploring the local peaks we tended to opt for bar meals in the evening, rather than book into the restaurant but the standard is still very high. We look forward to another visit as soon as possible. Thanks to all the staff for making us feel so welcome and making our stay such a pleasant experience. Graham and Linda Phoenix.

Room Tip: We have only been once but our room on the first floor overlooking the enclosed lawn area was very q...
  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2013

What great comments and Thank you very much, hope it will not be your last visit to the beautiful Langdale valley and hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed August 1, 2013

Have stayed here previously and again found the staff to be friendly and efficient. Good breakfast but we ate at the pub next door which has great food so can't comment on the evening meals.

Room was nice but we were on the top floor which was very hot. We will choose a lower room next time.

Hotel has wifi and is in a great location

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2013

Thank you for finding the time to write such lovely comments.
It was extremely hot last weekend, the building does tend to keep the heat in as the walls are so thick, but it is lovely and toasty in the winter months.

See you soon.

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Reviewed July 31, 2013

I spent two nights last weekend at the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel. I was extremely pleased - I agree with other reviewers that the staff is great, the food is very good, and the rates (food and room) are very reasonable. I stayed in a superior double room and found it to be spacious with a very comfortable bed. And the location is absolutely stunning. I definitely recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: Rooms on the front tend to get noise from the pub. The rooms on the top floor have a skylight in th...
  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2013

Glad you enjoyed your weekend with us and hope to see you soon, hopefully with the same weather!!

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Reviewed July 23, 2013

stayed just up the road from the new dungeon ghyll hotel so decided to walk there for a drink and some food.inside was a little cramped but the food was great although a little expensive,the staff are very friendly and helpful,the hotel has a field for walkers to park their cars at five pound a day which is central for some great walks.

Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2013

Thank you for your great comments, I will pass the message on to all our staff as they love getting the feedback from our customers.
Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed July 19, 2013

2nd visit here hotel,staff,food and location are fantastic reasonable priced .peaceful and beautiful views I am looking forward to my visit next year.the hotel is a great base for walking holidays and only a short distance from ambleside, Windermere and half an hour from Kendal

  • Stayed: July 2013
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rebeccamanleyone, Manager at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2013

Thanks for your great comments, we agree the valley is looking spectacular at the moment, it must be all the sunshine we are having!!

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Additional Information about New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Address: Great Langdale, Ambleside LA22 9JX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#9 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
Price Range: $144 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel is located in the picturesque Langdale Valley, close to the bustling small town of Ambleside and is situated conveniently for visiting many intersting areas of the Lake District, such as Grasmere, Bowness on Windermere, Keswick and Kendal. The Hotel prides itself on the cuisine served, the relaxed and friendly service it offers, as well as the excellent standards provided.All bedrooms enjoy the most dramatic of views, whether over Stickle Beck as it tumbles down the fellside, to the Pikes themselves all dominant and brooding or Lingmoor as she forms the long south easterly side of the valley. Each of the extremely comfortable rooms are en-suite with colour television and tea and coffee making facilities and central heating.The bright restaurant overlooks the patio and to the lawn with the Lakeland fells beyond. Before dining take the opportunity to sample the hand pulled beers or the many malt whiskies available in the cosy lounge bar.Resident chef, Ian Manley, now in his 12th year at the hotel and his small and enthusiastic team have devised a style of cooking which is unique to The New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel. Using only the finest seasonal local produce including game, meat and fish the hotel proudly claim an extremely high standard of cuisine that you will want to sample again and again. The excellent selection of dishes also extends to our range of vegetarian meals.The New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel is located in the very heart of the Lake District, one of the most beautiful and inspiring corners of England. This region of long ribbon lakes, green valleys and sweeping mountains was the home of the poets Wordsworth and Coleridge and greatly inspired their work. ... more   less 
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New Dungeon Hotel
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