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Glen Rothay Hotel

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Glen Rothay Hotel Grasmere Road, Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9LR England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews rydal water kentmere room rydal suite four poster bed bar serves real ale rydal hall the main hotel lake district coach house two nights fish and chips bay window feeding area beer garden pub grub lovely walk
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Looking for somewhere near to Ambleside for a meal before a date at the cinema there. The Badger Bar was picked based on Trip Advisor reviews (thank you)! My husband thoroughly enjoyed his Cumberland sausage and mash. I had salmon served with ‘nicoise salad with...More

Thank Jadders58
Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked the Rothay although it is more a Pub/restaurant with rooms than a hotel. We stayed in the Kentmere room which was huge with a modern well equipped bathroom. The heating did not work until problem resolved on second night. The shower worked effectively...More

Thank vichwest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for 6 of us to have Sunday Lunch and eerie not disappointed. Good choice of food and amazing cauliflower cheese! We returned later in the week for an evening meal which was also good. An added bonus was watching the Badgers feeding in...More

Thank Cookie1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delightful overnight stay in this authentic hotel. The room was spacious and had a quaint 4 poster bed. The bathroom was modern and spotlessly clean. Tea and coffee making facilities in the room. It’s location was perfect for visiting Grasmere and Rydal...More

Thank thorntonslack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned home from a 3 night stay at the Glen Rothay and had a great time despite the awful weather! What makes this lovely old hotel so special? Lots of things but the staff are great - every single one of them...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 atmosphere, and take pleasure in serving good home-made food and local real ales

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Certificate of Excellence
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
US$114 - US$232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
glen rothay rydal
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictAmblesideRydal
Traveller (156)
Room & Suite (65)
Dining (9)
Pool & Beach (5)
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April 15, 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
January 3, 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
"We only ate didn't stay"
2 weeks ago
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"I am not commenting on the best room as it may not be available when we want it again if I tell you all!"
3 weeks ago
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"Cumberland sausage & mash, steak, Scampi, pie of the day (varies daily)"
Jul. 24, 2018
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"Rothay (5) but smaller bed, room 1 has bigger room and best views"
May 9, 2018
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