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“Lovely stay at a lovely hotel”
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Embleton Spa Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Embleton
Certificate of Excellence
England
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3 reviews
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“Lovely stay at a lovely hotel”
Reviewed May 12, 2014

On arrival at the hotel, we were greeted by friendly staff, we were shown to our room and then offered complimentary coffee and cake in the bar which was a lovely touch. We stayed for 3 nights and included in the package was a 3 course evening meal from the alacarte menu and we were not disappointed, the food was so nice, we booked a table for the following evening. The rooms were cleaned daily. The hotel is in a fantastic position set back from the A66 and great for visiting, Keswick, Cockermouth which are both 10 minutes drive away. We went on lovely walks around Lake Buttermere. We would definitely return to this hotel, as we had a fantastic welcome and lovely stay.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 12, 2014

My wife & I stayed for 3 nights & got a upgraded room without any drama or fuss whatsoever which was so refreshing compared to a lot of other hotels we've stayed at...( Top marks) the room was a apartment really as it had a separate bedroom,living room,kitchen & a shower & jacuzzi bath in the bathroom which is top of the range...the view from the room is also fantastic .having a spa onsite is also a massive bonus & gives the hotel that extra special touch...the food was very good & is the biggest burger I've ever had in my life & tastiest ...the breakfast is scrummy & very filling. A special mention must go to Margaret as she was lovely & welcoming to us & couldn't do enough for us, as were all the staff at the hotel,you all made our stay so lovely. We would most definitely stay here again & will be highly recommending the Embleton spa hotel to all our family & friends..So keep up the excellent work guys your doing a fabulous job...Thank - you..Mr & Mrs D

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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here after finding a good deal on the Internet. We were given an upgrade on our room because it was available. The view was beautiful. The staff were really helpful and friendly and breakfast was great. Would stay again.

  • Stayed May 2014
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights, bought a deal from the wowcher website as a short break for myself and my boyfriend - we certainly were not disappointed! The three course menu was superb, a good choice of dishes with locally sourced produce - the garlic mushroom starter was to die for and the burger I had was immense! My partner had "Chicken Balmoral" - chicken stuffed with haggis wrapped in bacon, he said it was delicious - on one of the nights I had lamb cutlets which were lovely. Our hotel room "Derwent" was a good size, it had a beautiful view of the hills and sheep in the nearby fields, the room was very clean and had a good powerful shower. The pool was a good size, not overrun with guests and the water was warm - the only down side is that the showers in the changing rooms were freezing cold! We were given a timetable of when the pool was available for members to use it - this was fine as we didn't go there to spend all of our time swimming and the pool was available the majority of the time. The gym was a good size and well-equipped with different machines & weights. The hotel staff were all very friendly & could not do enough for you, in particular a lady called "Mags" - very good at her job. As part of the deal we were offered coffee and cake on arrival but as we checked in quite late, Mags suggested we had dinner and she could give us our cake and coffee in the afternoon the following day - a wise choice!

Overall we had a really enjoyable stay at the Embleton Spa Hotel and would definitely recommend to a friend - if we visit the Lake District again we would definitely book another short stay here!

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Keswick, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 2, 2014

Just what I would expect
They couldn't have done more to make our stay better. Including making sure we were off to our meeting on time.

Breakfast was brilliant and tasted fresh and local. None of your tesco value sausages. Hash browns to die for.

  • Stayed May 2014
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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 25, 2014

Great food, great service, friendly helpful staff, clean, cosy rooms with gorgeous view (Derwent) Pool and Gymn, Terrific value and wouldn't hesitate in booking a second visit! Must mention the lovely Mags who puts her all into all the jobs she tackles, been a pleasure Mags, thank you.

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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Cannot find any fault with this hotel and it's staff. The ullswater suite was perfect for myself and two friends,offering comfort, space and wonderful views. The staff were very attentive and friendly. The chef, Richard, was more than helpful and happy to add different dishes to his menu to accommodate my vegetarian friend. All in all a very enjoyable stay. Would definitely recommend and certainly return.

Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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Property: Embleton Spa Hotel
Address: Embleton, Embleton, Cockermouth CA13 9XU, England (Formerly Derwent Lodge)
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Cockermouth > Embleton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Embleton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Embleton Spa Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Originally an 18th-century Lakeland farmhouse, Embleton Spa Hotel is a relaxed, informal hotel with delightful en-suite rooms, suites and apartments. The Embleton Spa Hotel boasts on site swimming pool, steam room and gym. Each contemporary room/apartment features en suite bathrooms. Most have stunning fell views across the valley. All rooms offer high quality 100% Egyptian cotton linen and large, soft towels. Free Wifi, TV, tea/coffee making facilities, Hair Dryer and Iron are also provided. A laundry service is available.We can accommodate a cot or an extra bed for children in most of our rooms. Many of our rooms also accept dogs. Please inform us when you booking and we will do our best to accommodate you.Using ingredients from local farms, our expert chefs serve traditional Cumbrian food. Enjoy your meal in front of an open fire, or on the terrace looking out over the fells. All rooms include full Cumbrian breakfast. Ideal for exploring the beautiful Lake District, Bassenthwaite Lake is just 3 miles away. Keswick and Cockermouth are just 10 minutes away by car.Leisure facilities include a pool, steam room and gym. Use of the pool, steam room and gym are included in room rates. The pool and steam room are available subject to a timetable, as they are also used for members and classes at certain times during the day. The gym is available all day. ... more   less 
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