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LONDON
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to the Rothay Manor restaurant for many years mainly during the Christmas period. Things have changed and although we have always enjoyed the typically English meals in the past we were overwhelmed by the Christmas Eve tasting menu. You could say there was more plate than food but the six courses were delicious. Every mouthful was a...

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Ilkley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Afternoon tea and cakes on a stand for 2; an extensive choice of tea, a tasty variety of savoury snacks, scones, mince pies and chocolatey things. Nothing was too difficult and the welcome and service was so friendly and warm. The hotel itself is charming.

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RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your afternoon tea with us. We're updating our afternoon tea for the New Year so please do visit us again for more delights!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a last minute booking for new year , and didn't expect much, but I am pleased to say we were very pleasantly surprised. The hotel staff were incredibly welcoming, our room was spacious, spotlessly clean, with a good sized bathroom, with a lovely deep bath and also direct access to our own dog proof courtyard, We opted for...

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RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and our special New Years Eve evening, and hopefully you will visit us again sometime!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a busy Christmas we decided to treat ourselves to the celebratory New Year taster menu dinner at Rothay Manor. We were warmly welcomed and offered champagne and a delicious selection of canapes. The surroundings are comfortable, stylish and immaculate, The taster menu was a clever combination of intense flavour, beautiful presentation and imagination. Chef Brandon is clearly talented, he...

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RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our New Year's Eve evening, and will hopefully see you again soon.

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful Christmas with the family. Great food and pleasant service. We enjoyed the programme, particularly the sing-along with a piano-lady, as well as cinema with popcorn. Only minor area for inprovement was the wifi.

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RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us over Christmas, and the Carols with Vivienne. You may be pleased to hear that we are just about to improve our WiFi, to give a much faster service :-) We hope to welcome you back to Rothay Manor at some point in the future.

Jackson, Wyoming
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at the hotel's restaurant on Christmas Eve. The fixed tasting menu was the only option. The portions served for each course were very small as it was a tasting menu after all but the food was very good indeed. I'd very much like to try their normal menu on another occasion. Another customer though was keen to...

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RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the tasting menu, and sorry that your evening was slightly ruined by a whinging customer - unfortunately you can't please everyone :-( We will definitely speak with the chef about unnecessary additions to the menu. Hopefully we will welcome you back for our A La Carte menu.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

My husband and I visited Rothay Manor for a four night stay at the start of December 2016 and I can't recommend it highly enough - the suite was perfect, our little dog was welcomed everywhere (including the new dog friendly restaurant area), and the staff went out of their way to ensure we had everything we needed. The highlight...

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RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We are all so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable stay, and hope to welcome you back at some point in the future.

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Excellent afternoon tea. Very welcome after today's Langdale exertions! Wide and interesting selection of cakes, pastries and filled croissants served with lots of hot tea from a good selection of leaf teas. All served in front of a blazing fire by attentive staff in pleasant surroundings.

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RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

I am pleased that you enjoyed your Afternoon Tea with us, it's always lovely to have good feedback. Please do visit us again sometime.

Sedbergh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

My husband treated me to an overnight stay for my birthday and it was perfect. The staff are wonderful; the service efficient and friendly; the dinner excellent. For me, the biggest surprise was the generous and delicious breakfast spread, including the most tempting and imaginative menu of hot dishes I have seen anywhere. The only negative point for us was...

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RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, we are all pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with, and hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back some time soon!

Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

As the proud owners of a largish St Bernard a short stay in the lakes with the dog can be problematical especially with a hound of this size unless we book a cottage for the week. RM offers 4 dog friendly rooms with a fenced off area outside, separate access from outside so you don't need to troop through reception...

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RMHotel, Owner at Rothay Manor Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. The hotel is going through a series of renovations, currently the whole reception area is being improved, and the outside of the building is getting some tlc, to include a new terrace. I'm pleased to hear that you think we are...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Rothay Manor Hotel Restaurant
Rothay Manor Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: British, European
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rothay Manor Hotel & Restaurant offers a relaxed, warm and friendly atmosphere in a luxury country house setting, with large individually designed en-suite bedrooms, spacious comfortable lounges, delicious fresh food and outstanding service.We continue to maintain the standards and traditions that have kept the hotel a popular destination for over 45 years. Open for Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner every day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rothay Manor Hotel

Address: Rothay Road, Ambleside LA22 0EH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: ₹ 9,278 - ₹ 16,577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rothay Manor Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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Rothay Manor Hotel Ambleside, Lake District
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#5 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#5 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
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