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Inn on the Lake

0.6 km from Glenridding centre
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Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited the inn on the lake and was more than pleased with the hotel. We,upgraded to the quiet side of the hotel which over looked the lake, for an extra £10 which was still good value, As there was a busy road outside the front entrance,it was a good choice. Our room was really lovely, with quality bedding and...

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

Dear Margaret H Thank you for your very kind review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you choose to revisit us at some point in the near future. Let us wish you well Kind regards Gary and the team

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

beautiful views from the hotel lounges looking out to the lake worth every penny. we had a fell view room radiator did not work needed bleeding someone had left their reading glasses next to the bed making me doubt about the cleaning of the room and very small wardrobe less than a single wardrobe space ok for a couple of...

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

Dear walkers1234 Thank you for your very kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us . I will speak wit the restaurant as negative comments are rare but we must act on constructive criticism as this allows us to improve on our service levels. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Gary and the...

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in room 44 for one night using a Travelzoo offer. We have to say that all of the staff and especially the dining room staff were very helpful, friendly and attentive. We had the Table d'hote 3 course menu as part of the offer and were very impressed with all of the courses. The cooked breakfast was also...

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

Dear phil b Thank you for your lovely comments, i will let the team know of your review. We do hope you choose to stay again in the not too distant future. Let us wish you well and hopefully see you soon. Kind regards Gary and the team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutley stunning beautiful setting we had the 5 couse evening meal which was gorgeous.....all the staff we came across were really helpful and friendly.....when we left once we got home we realised my husband had left his phone which the staff have found and are going to post it to us.....cant wait to go again which will b our 3rd...

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

Dear Julie W Thank you for your very kind review. We are so pleased you found everything to your satisfaction. The setting is just quite stunning as you say but I personally love to read the constant comments about the staff and how friendly and helpful they are . I will pass on your comments to the team. We do...

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at this hotel a few years ago and so I booked out Valentines outing at the Inn On The Lake. W booked for one night under a special offer 'Managers Special Dinner,, Bed and Breakfast'. I paid extra for a fell view room and we were not dissapointed - the view of the fells was lovely. The...

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

Dear Peter Thank you for your review. Overall I am pleased you had a lovely time but I will bring up the points you make about the steak.I will also speak to my receptionist who normally gets glowing comments. I hope you do come back and stay with us again and the few minor points haven't spoilt our reputation with...

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights booked through secret escapes Feb 17. The hotel itself had breathtaking views and was in my mind better than the AA 4 star rating. The food was extremely good, the setting amazing and staff very attentive. The only downside was the (small) fell view room we booked - technically you could see a fell in the...

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

Dear Martin W Thank you for your very kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, I will let all departments know how happy you were with the food and service. The rooms are all individual as the hotel was built in 1832 but all of the bedrooms have been recently refurbished. i can assure you...

Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having had an excellent experience here a couple of years ago, the afternoon tea here was disappointing. Some items, e.g. the heart shaped cake (obviously fresh for 14th Feb) was moist and really good. However, other items seemed borderline stale and certainly not good value. The views are stunning but, when attempting to eat an obviously defrosted gluten free mince...

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

Dear sue59w Let me start by apologising for what you say you experienced. We do endeavor to make sure that all afternoon teas are done to a high standard as most reviews will confirm, but in this case it seems we let you down. I will take this up with the head chef to ensure that standards are met as...

Widnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about my stay was just perfect......The accomodation,the food,the staff,the location. The hotel has an old world charm while including modern touches such as an orangery and an seperate on site bar. As part of my stay,I had arranged to have a cream tea which was absolutely delicious and was served in the orangery which has lake views. The dinner...

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

Dear JimmyMc2015 Thank you for your very kind comments, we are delighted you enjoyed your break with us and left more than happy. I will pass on your very kind words to all my staff who take great pride in the service we offer. Let us wish you well and hope you return soon. Kind regards Gary and the team

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked afternoon tea for a friends birthday treat, we had a table in the orangery the views are stunning. Sandwiches were nice cakes excellent only downfall is the scones were quite dry couldn't swallow it & possibly a little bit more savoury. Staff were lovely

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

Dear aseal28 Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your afternoon with us. Im sorry you felt the scones weren't quite right but I will bring it up in the weekly chefs meeting. I do hope we see you again very soon but until then let us wish you well. Kind regards Gary and the...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived in the snow. Came along the dramatic Kirkstone Pass. Spectacular! Very friendly and efficient check in. All the staff were extremely attentive without being invasive. The evening meal was the best I've had in years. Wonderful.

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

Dear John G Thank you for your very kind review, the kirkstone can be very dramatic both in views and driving especially in snow, but so pleased you arrived safe and sound. I will pass on your comments to my team and we hope it isn't too long before we see you again. Wishing you well Kind regards Gary and...

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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: $324 - $452 (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
Inn On The Lake Glenridding, UK - Lake District
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“lake view room”
 of 5 bubbles walkers1234, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you can, pay the extra for a Fell View' its lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles 274peterk, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a lake view room. A little more expensive but well worth it”
 of 5 bubbles JimmyMc2015, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The area of the hotel where rooms 25 to 33 are situated seemed to be colder - they would be great in summer.”
 of 5 bubbles happytravellers63, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best view ever over the lakes.”
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