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The Wordsworth Hotel
Ranked #7 of 14 Hotels in Grasmere
Certificate of Excellence
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167 reviews
35 hotel reviews
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“The most idyllic setting and venue with food and service to match for the most special day of your life”
Reviewed October 27, 2012 via mobile

We had our daughters wedding at the Wordsworth on August Bank Holiday. What can I say!! We set a real challenge to the team as it was a wedding for 200 people over the whole weekend and they came through on all fronts. The rooms and ambience of the hotel were wonderful, the staff were friendly and efficient, the chef outstanding and the management team totally on the case. Iain , the owner and his daughter Polly with their depth of experience made sure every detail was covered and Geraldine and Catalin ran the event totally efficiently. Unfortunately we weren't lucky with the weather but white brollies appeared as if by magic and in such a lovely venue it had no impact on everybody's full enjoyment of the event. I can strongly recommend it to anybody who wants the most magical place in the world for their most special day. You pulled it off for us , thank you to everybody at the Wordsworth

  • Stayed August 2012
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GrasmereWordsworth, General Manager at The Wordsworth Hotel, responded to this review, November 7, 2012
Dear AT190, Thanks ever so much for taking the time to prepare and post such a fantastic review. It was a real pleasure to look after you and your special guests; the whole team gained experience and enjoyed assisting with your event.
Kindest wishes
Geraldine
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Carlisle, Cumbria
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

Just returned from our second visit to this hotel. Booked 2 nights, last minute, on the 123 deal and upgraded to a village view room. Had a lovely time. Room was lovely and spacious, food in the restaurant on the first night was fab and all the extra touches made it a lovely dining experience with great food. On the second night ate in the less formal Bistro, but food equally as good. Staff at hotel are great and very attentive, nothing too much trouble. Even the weather behaved itself!!
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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GrasmereWordsworth, General Manager at The Wordsworth Hotel, responded to this review, October 27, 2012
Dear Stevie53, I am so glad to hear you had such a great time with us - the whole team enjoy sharing our reviews. I do hope you will return to stay with us in the future.
With kindest thoughts,
Geraldine
Geraldine McKay
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Booked a last minute 123 offer and worth ever penny and would have paid more. The friendly and helpful staff is the first thing you notice , the place has great charm and is clean and comfortable. The food is amazing each course was not just challenges your taste buds tasty but some surprises . If you prefer something traditional and simple though it's not the place to eat. The parking was free and the grounds are great to look out from it's many comfortable lounges and the fells as a backdrop .
We aso had treatment at the Limes and Lisa was excellent.

This was a great treat in a lovely and quieter part of the lakes.

Room Tip: the standard rooms were large enough for short stay and had hillside view
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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GrasmereWordsworth, General Manager at The Wordsworth Hotel, responded to this review, October 27, 2012
Dear Havenhunters, Thank you so much for such a fabulous review - we are all very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I do hope you will return in the future, we look forward to looking after you again. Lisa at Lime Beauty is a great therapist and she has some fabby treatments.
With kind regards
Geraldine
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

Went for a 3 night dinner B&B deal. We were not disappointed. In fact we where amazed we actually could eat all that yummy food. Portions were very generous. On a serious note the wordsworth delivers a high standard service wise and the food is very well constructed. A very good deal for foodies and nature lovers.

  • Stayed October 2012
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GrasmereWordsworth, General Manager at The Wordsworth Hotel, responded to this review, October 27, 2012
Dear Aatraveller03102011, Thank you so much for such a great and constructive review. I am so glad you enjoyed our food - if you return and I hope you do, please let me know and we will let you try out Tasting Menu, for a new experience for you - we would love your feedback.
With kindest regards
Geraldine
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

After returning for our fourth time here in the last four years, we can only reccomend this hotel highly, its rooms are large and clean and some have been refurbished to a very high standard, the staff cannot do enough for you, and its great to see that staff like jerry and gabriel make it a joyful return even Gabriel hasent forgot how to make a decent scotch to my hubbies liking, Jerry has an air that lights up the dining room, the food is excellent and the manager on the dining room, has got it running like clockwork, the Dove which is a bistro attached to the wordsworth is also another fine dining place if you have had enough of the 3 course meal and want something different.

Room Tip: Ask for the front not the back this backs onto the carpark, but still not bad position, room 29 is e...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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GrasmereWordsworth, General Manager at The Wordsworth Hotel, responded to this review, October 27, 2012
Dear 503775Lorraine45, Thank you so much for taking the time to prepare your review. We are all very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us - Jerry and Gaby are great assets to us!
I look forwards to looking after you again in the future,
With kind regards
Geraldine
Geraldine McKay
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Merseyside
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

We stayed at this hotel for a few days. There was a special offer available and, having stayed there before, it was to good to miss!
The hotel is in the centre of the beautiful village of Grasmere. It is an old building which has been restore and maintained to a high standard. The ground floor lounges are well decorated and furnished. The views from the lounges across the beautifully kept gardens to the Fells is pleasing.
Breakfast is well organised and the food is well cooked and presented.
I would strongly recommend anyone considering staying here to book Dinner. The food is just fantastic. We tried different things during our stay and can report that everything we ate was really good.
Our room did not have the nicest view but it was comfortable and clean. There was adequate storage space and the room furniture was very nice and of good quality.
The staff are very friendly and efficient. They are all well dressed and treat the guests in a polite manner.
Would we visit again. Certainly. However the price would have to be right.

Room Tip: We had room 18. If you do not mind looking at the roof of some old out-building then this is the roo...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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GrasmereWordsworth, General Manager at The Wordsworth Hotel, responded to this review, October 27, 2012
Dear GeorgeMerseyside, Thanks for the great review, it is good to know you enjoyed your stay with us. We all look forward ro welcoming you back. With kind regards,
Geraldine
Geraldine McKay
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London
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

What a lovely setting for a hotel! Exquisite gardens looking onto the Grasmere fells. The food was great and the staff all very nice and helpful! The swimming pool, whirlpool and gym are great! The bar is cosy! We chose the Scotts suite. It was a lovely large room with a fantastic bathroom. There was a problem with the balcony but this was sorted out very quickly. But 'oh boy' the suites are expensive!!!!!!

Room Tip: You could choose a suite but you may need to start saving now. Some rooms are a tight fit! I think r...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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GrasmereWordsworth, General Manager at The Wordsworth Hotel, responded to this review, October 13, 2012
Dear Staro30, Thanks so much for taking the time to prepare and post your review. It is great to see you enjoyed your time with us. Our suites are very beautiful and are ideal for an extra special treat - keep looking for our Winter Specials though, I am sure we will have some great deals coming up. I hope we are able to welcome you back in the future.

With kindest regards
Geraldine
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Property: The Wordsworth Hotel
Address: Stock Lane | Cumbria, Grasmere LA22 9SW, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grasmere
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Grasmere
#4 Luxury Hotel in Grasmere
#5 Family Hotel in Grasmere
#7 Romantic Hotel in Grasmere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Wordsworth Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa provides an iconic destination nestling amongst the towering mountains of the English Lake District. Individually styled, comfortable bedrooms balance tradition with contemporary design with most offering stunning mountain or village views. The fine dining, air conditioned Signature Restaurant provides an award-winning menu whilst the more informal Dove Bistro showcases superb local ingredients cooked with flair and skill. For guests looking to truly pamper themselves the Lakeland Organic Spa (March 2015) offers guests a wide range of luxurious and natural treatments to ensure a fully relaxing stay. ... more   less 
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