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The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

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  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here while walking the Cumbria way. This was the most expensive of all our stays. The bedroom was modern and clean and has a private locked bathroom but the bathroom is along a hallway! The rest of the hotel needs an upgrade and...More

Thank jillicious
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a 2 night stay at the ODG The hotel was a little shabby in some areas but absolutely fine for the very reasonable price we paid and just what I expected. Very comfortable beds, nice clean bedrooms, extremely good breakfast to set...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beds were comfortable, the showers and food were good, but it's far too expensive given the accommodations, and the wifi was intermittent and weak at best. They are short staffed, which really affected service particularly at the reception desk. We had booked for 2...More

Thank Kris W
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited this hotel a number of time over the years and it’s always been good. This time the Walkers Bar was almost empty and very cold even with the fire. The beer was good, the food was ample and wholesome and the barman friendly...More

Thank SuggyD
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Had a lovley weekend with t' lass and t' dogs. Food and beer excellent. ODG is in a great position for roaming the fells and welcoming you back in to the warm. Chile Nachos were fantastic as was the Lamb Henry and the steak. A...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#5 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#11 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$119 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#5 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#11 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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"Make sure you are en suite"
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"Make sure of your bathroom designation - private facilities or en-suite."
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