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    The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

    Great Langdale, Ambleside LA22 9JY, England
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    “hikers bar” (43 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I stayed here for 1 night last week with my husband & my dog. We arrived on foot after walking from Hawkshead. Despite our, less than clean, attire we received a friendly welcome & were given a tour of the hotel before being shown to...More

    Thank Tracey H
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel should not be confused with the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, which is about a mile away and has a small concentration of tourist attractions in front.  The rooms at the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel are small (and clean) but it...More

    Thank DownhillSkier67
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Review is for the Hikers bar only. Great place for relaxing after walking langdale valley. Had fish and chips and pint of Jennings Cumberland ale. Both excellent. There was a great choice on offer, about 6 real ales and scrumpy at reasonable prices. Packed night...More

    Thank Rplunket
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The old dungeon ghyll hotel is a very cosy and comforting hotel. It is extremely affordable and include a free breakfast. Engulfed by the fabulous views of the valley the hotel is perfect for a good rest after a long day of exploring and walking....More

    Thank Fioja27
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Everybit as good as last time. Location picturesque. Food marvellous ( even got free poached toast and haggis late one night in the hotel bar). Rooms cosy...Nice place to relax after a long days walking. Staff very friendly and helpful. Limited technology no tvs weak...More

    Thank Forbesk2015
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$157 - US$201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Family Hotel in Ambleside
    • #11 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    "Website gives photos of rooms. All appear to have views. Some have private bathrooms away from room"
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    "Try to get the onsuite room"
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    "Lovely views. We had a family room which was very spacious."
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    "Room number 8 has the most amazing view & a bay window to sit in."
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