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The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Walking weekend in Great Langdale. Our friends stayed in the local campsites but my wife and I managed to get a room at the O.D.G. which trust me has change little since i first went there 50 years ago. This is a hikers hotel and...More

1  Thank jotalemm
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We were required to get a last minute room due to the hurricane closing our campsite. The hotel were great and made us a good deal. The room was a good size with a four poster bed. Bathroom was clean. The window was a little...More

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 23 October 2017

After a long walk it is nice to pop into the hikers pub or the smaller residents bar for a pint. The food was average pub food, but plentiful (my wife and I shared a fish and chips and still left food on our plates)....More

Thank paullitsky
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We have for many years, enjoyed a pint in the ODG after a walk. This time is was an overnight stay in the venerable institution. Let's focus on the positives first. Glorious location. That's it. The reception staff are grumpy, there was no Wi Fi...More

2  Thank Gus-n-Nic
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I was disappointed with my first stay in the ODG. The climbers/walkers bar is probably the most famous in The Lakes, and the name ODG is often spoken in reverential terms. However, the reality is that the hotel - although clearly having had upgrades -...More

2  Thank T0urDirect0r
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Free Internet
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US$155 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#5 Family Hotel in Ambleside
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$155 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#5 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#11 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
Room types
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"Take your own pillows and dressing gowns if you don't get an en-suite room"
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"Resident's bar was a nice quiet place to have a meal."
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