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Reviewed 2 November 2016

If I were designing my ideal place to stay it would be here. The decor is very tasteful with top quality Morris wallpaper, individual rooms all in a stunning location. Do pre book evening meals, richard and caroline are very welcoming hosts and the food is really really good and the wines reasonably priced.

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for liking the way Debs (my wife) has decorated the room, not sure where Caroline came from - but don't tell my wife!! Debs is also a great cook and it is often relaxing to come back after a day of adventure and just stay in and enjoy her cooking. All the best Richard

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We recently spent three nights at Grizedale Lodge which recommended to me by a work colleague. It was my husbands 50th birthday and he had always wanted to go to the Lake District and we were not disappointed. I contacted the owner Richard after making the booking as I wanted to arrange a bottle of wine in the room on...

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

What a lovely review - thank you. I am also very grateful to your colleague for the recommendation, I am so pleased we lived up to your expectations. The vegetarian breakfast is becoming more popular, and a regular choice for meat eaters who fancy something different - I hope your husband didn't mean the breakfast was better than yours? I...

Australia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights with my Mum as a base to explore the Lake District. The Lodge is uniquely positioned in the Grizedale Forest and is perfect for walkers or Nature spotting from the comfy guest lounge or balcony. Richard was welcoming and helpful with suggestions of places to eat in Hawkshead. Prior to our arrival we received information...

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The location is great for exploring the Lake District, being only 8 miles from Ambleside and 24 miles from Keswick. There are often deer around early morning and late evening and so it is always best to drive slowly on the narrow twisty lanes, and a lovely bonus when you spot them. I hope you...

Burnopfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stay -I completely agree with all the other favourable reviews you'll read on this page. We had a very pleasant stay and were very well looked after. There's a wide choice available at breakfast -I tried the vegetarian option the second morning. It was delicious. There's a spacious sitting room for use of the...

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. The focus of our business has always been to create a place where people feel at home and will want to come back again and again - so I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. The sitting room is ideal for families/friends to sit and relax, play games or simply pass the time away...

Sherborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed at Grizedale Lodge for 3 nights as part of our visit to the Lake District and were amazed by the quality of the accommodation, the very warm welcome we received from Richard and the delicious food we ate. Breakfast was a delight, with an exceptional vegetarian breakfast including avacadon and hummus! An unlikely combination which worked very well....

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Debs has certainly produced a great breakfast menu with many guests trying her vegetarian option, and so far everyone has thoroughly enjoyed it! Her evening meals are equally delicious, so don't forget to pre-order if you want a meal on your night of arrival. I hope you are able to stay again sometime soon. All...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had a lovely stay at the Grizedale Lodge, a beautifully renovated country inn. The room was comfortable with a nicely appointed bathroom. Breakfast was outstanding -- probably the best breakfast I had in England. Great coffee and perfectly prepared scrambled eggs and smoked salmon. Enjoyed speaking with other travelers seated nearby in the breakfast room. We would definitely return.

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank for your review. Debs was very pleased with your comments about her breakfast, she does like to offer a choice so you can try different options at breakfast. It is lovely when guests get to know each other in the evening and then can chat over breakfast. It would be lovely to welcome you back again sometime soon. All...

yorkshire
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This was our first time ever staying at B&B, Richard was so welcoming when we arrived, gave us a tour of the house and brought us a pot of tea and cake, nice and efficient. Breakfast was lovely a nice laid back atmosphere. Amazing location with views of forest and we liked sitting on balcony watching the birds.

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am very pleased you both enjoyed your first stay at a B&B. The balcony is ideal to watch the birds and just relax, especially when the sun is out. All the best Richard

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We spent 3 nights here and absolutely loved it - amazing food and great service! We stayed in Room 4 which has a lovely view of the garden. Would definitely recommend to anyone after a relaxing stay in a convenient location.

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for recommending us. I hope you are able to stay again sometime soon. All the best Richard

New Delhi
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This was our first time ever staying at B&B, and I must say it was an awesome experience. Richard and Deborah are amazing hosts. Upon arrival, Richard showed us through the house, and our room (which was on ground floor. The lodge is located miles away (about 30 mins) from the hustle and bustle of Windermere, but in a beautiful...

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely, detailed review of your stay, what more can I add? Debs is a vegetarian and so the breakfast option for vegetarians is based on what she likes, and we have lots of guests having it just as a change. I hope to welcome you back sometime soon. All the best Richard

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Richard was so welcoming when we arrived, gave us a tour of the house and brought us a pot of tea and homemade chocolate brownies. Amazing location with views of forest and we liked sitting on balcony watching the birds. Stayed in room 3 which was a large room with very comfy king size bed, lovely decor and very nice...

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review and I am so pleased you both enjoyed your stay. The whiskey porridge has always been popular even in summer! I hope to welcome you back again sometime. All the best Richard

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grizedale Lodge is a former hunting lodge set in the breathtaking setting of Grizedale Forest, just two miles from the famous village of Hawkshead, with its quaint historic shops, pubs and restaurants. Under new ownership since April 2011, this friendly high quality guest house welcomes walkers, cyclists, couples and families alike. Home cooked breakfast is included,; there's free parking on-site and well behaved dogs are welcome at a small charge. Grizedale Lodge recently gained a TripAdvisor award for achieving exceptional reviews on a continual basis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grizedale Lodge

Address: Grizedale LA22 0QL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grizedale
Price Range: $145 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grizedale Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Grizedale Hotel Hawkshead
Grizedale Hotel Coniston
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“Room 7 is lovely, but if you want an early night, beware that it is by the door so as other guests come home it is quite noisy.”
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“Look at the photos on their website - there are 8 rooms and all look very different”
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“room 8 is simply sumptuous”
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“Those with lively children - the walls of the bedrooms are thin, my Mum snored I was on high alert for shh.ing so as not to disturb anyone.”
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“Room 1 was large with dual aspect windows. En suite bathroom a little compact but very usable. Bed very, very comfortable”
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