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Glen Rothay Hotel

Traveller (155)
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch last week and I must say what a great meal it was it took some eating put it all gone please try the Sunday lunch people you will love it,The bar staff are 5 star and I will be back in...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place near the Windemere. We stayed in the lodge next to the main house. Large enough to stay with four. Own sitting room. Nice shower and toilet section. The main house had a Nice bar. Dinner was perfect. Traditional breakfast was also Good. We...More

Thank Jaap v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here recently and the accommodation was very comfortable. Our evening meals were acceptable if unremarkable but the breakfast was delicious with plenty of choices. The decor, I think, needs some modernisation to bring it completely up to scratch. The badger watching was a welcome...More

Thank tobi58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed recently with two friends. Stayed in the Woodland Suite. Super new shower room. Lovely breakfast and friendly helpful staff. We had a problem with our accomodation and the hotel management dealt with this in a helpful and professional manner.

Thank Trudy L
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Glen Rothay is housed in a 17th century building with a pub and restaurant downstairs. Our room was large with a four poster bed and 2 single beds so was obviously the family room. There was a very large TV and sofa. The bathroom has...More

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Famous Lakeland hotel & Inn perfectly located between Ambleside and Grasmere. Huge rooms with 4-poster beds. Woodland and mountain views all around, and a 2 minute walk to the lake. We have a relaxed and informal ...More atmosphere, and take pleasure in serving good home-made food and local real ales Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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US$ 114 - US$ 245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Glen Rothay Rydal
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Rydal
Traveller (155)
Room & Suite (65)
Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (5)
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Nearby AttractionsSee all 4 attractions in Rydal
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15 April 2017|
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Response from GRHManager | Property representative |
It is just over 1 mile from Ambleside, in the little village of Rydal. A nice 20minute walk
3 January 2017|
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Response from GRHManager | Property representative |
Hello This company does mini-bus tours from the hotel mountain-goat. Based in Windermere The hotel is 2km from Ambleside. There are buses (at least 1 per hours) or taxis
Room Tips
"Cumberland sausage & mash, steak, Scampi, pie of the day (varies daily)"
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"Rothay (5) but smaller bed, room 1 has bigger room and best views"
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"I believe all rooms would be excellent and if you want that little bit extra go for a suite. Both rooms were..."
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"Room 9 was great!"
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