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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

My wife and I took a two day break at this hotel. From the moment of arrival to our departure we were made to feel extremely welcome by all the hotels delightful staff. Despite the spectacular view from our room, it was impossible to absorb the sheer beauty of the scenery, grounds and location of the Inn on the Lake....

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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Stayed here on the Sunday for our friends birthday celebrations. We was booked in with the minimum of fuss and shown to our room. The room was very modern with a lovely view over the lake from our balcony. Clean , smart and well appointed with everything we needed. We had booked an afternoon tea and this was lovely as...

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Stroud
Reviewed 30 June 2015

What a great place foe a brief break in the lakes. Walks and boating all around, but when you want to relax the hotel's there to meet your needs. great food, fine wines and comfortable accomodation, what else do you need? Oh yes, fantastic staff, thank you everybody at the Inn on the Lake.

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2Thank dunlak
UK
Reviewed 30 June 2015

my husband and I stayed here last weekend, it is a beautiful property with fantastic views. we booked the Dinner, Bed & Breakfast with Scone and Tea; and it did not disappoint: Room - we were a little early and were able to check in straight away and the room was great; really well laid out, clean and spacious with...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2015

What a week I've recently had - the Views, Hotel, Staff and food were simply the best my partner could have had. The only slight negative was the booking in times, we arrived after a very long drive from London and got there at 2:30pm, a little early - we were made to wait until dot on 3pm before we...

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Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

This hotel has a lot of positives great location being one of them . Breakfast was good with generous portions .dinner fell a little short desserts are great but mains are a little dry as there is not sauce with the dishes eg hake and asparagus comes with tiny spots of pea puree the staff are a little over eager...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Fayhannahrosepa Thank you for placing your review on this site. Mixed review but the title is very unfair and obviously meant to create maximum impact but that is trip advisor. I doubt very strongly that you got fleas here. You said nothing during your stay or on your departure, we have had no other such complaints before during or...

Workington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We have just returned from a weekend away at the inn on the lake, what a fantastic weekend we had. Nothing but brilliant service from the moment I booked to the moment we left. We had a lake view room on the second floor which was spectacular, especially the view. A large spacious bedroom and bathroom, the best feature being...

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Yorkshire
Reviewed 27 June 2015

My partner and I visited this hotel for two nights in March 2015. The reason for the trip was a little treat to unwind but particularly this hotel as my brother was married here in 2006 but at the time I was unable to afford the room rate and always wanted to come back and stay. My partner and I...

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

What can I say ? We came to a wedding here 26th June ! The attention to detail was superb , the staff fantastic and professional, the food superb and the management faultless . The bedroom stylish and a superb view over the lake . Really can't praise this hotel highly enough . Thank you to everyone involved .

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I had stayed at the hotel before, but this time we wanted to take a friend with limited mobility with us. I checked our requirements with the hotel staff and they were very obliging in giving us the pros and cons of each type of room, we wanted a Lake view, and in the end we settled for balcony lake...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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The Orangery
The Orangery
Cuisines: European, British
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn on the Lake Hotel ia a 4 star hotel that enjoys one of the most spectacular settings in the Lake District in 15 acres of grounds with lawns sweeping to the shores of Lake Ullswater. The Inn on the Lake is only 12 miles from the M6 motorway and the drive is very dramatic with the road curving around the Lake and the backdrop scenery of the fells. There are 47 en-suite bedrooms, all thoughtfully designed with most rooms having breathtaking views, some looking towards the magnificent Helvellyn mountain range, while the majority look over the ever changing Ullswater. Each room is fully equipped with everything you come to expect in this quality 4 star hotel. For that special occasion upgrade to a superior room or one of the very popular, stunning four-poster bedrooms. From the moment you walk into reception you will find an interior that compliments this fabulous setting. This leads through to the popular Lounge Bar where a warm welcome awaits with large bay windows overlooking the well landscaped gardens, which lead to the hotels jetties on Ullswater. Enjoy a drink any time of the day, a light lunch or afternoon tea in the Lounge or on our Lakeside terrace. The award-winning 2 AA Rosette Lake View Restaurant provides something for all tastes, or for less formal dining The Ramblers Bar, situated within the hotel’s grounds, offers the option to enjoy a pint of real ale. The hotel also has its own outdoor activities including pitch & putt, croquet and children's outdoor play area. Gary and his team at The Inn on the Lake Hotel look forward to welcoming you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn on the Lake

Address: Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Glenridding
Price Range: ₹ 10,890 - ₹ 23,618 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Inn on the Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 47
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Inn On The Lake Hotel Glenridding
Inn On The Lake Ullswater
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