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The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“hikers bar”(44 reviews)
“residents lounge”(22 reviews)
“great langdale”(19 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Family Rooms
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I really liked this place. Perhaps it was because I had a long day of hiking to get there, but the check in was smooth, the beer was cold and the food was delicious. What more could one want? Yes, it is an old place...More

1  Thank Cec M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the near by Great Langdale Campsite and whilst there we went to all 3 of the near by pubs. The Old Dungeon Ghyll was by far the best of the 3. Great food and menu, a great atmosphere and top staff with...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

We booked the whole hotel to celebrate our R and R (Ruby wedding and retirement) and had a wonderful time. Thank you Emma, Neil and other members of staff for looking after us all so well and giving us such wonderful food. The buffet you...More

Thank Jaycee789
Reviewed 29 June 2017

As a keen hill-walker and scrambler that visits the Lake District and Snowdonia, several times a year (despite living in East Anglia) and having subscribed to Trail Magazine for a number of years, I am fully aware of the legend that is The Old Dungeon...More

1  Thank gjs041070
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Wasn't sure quite what to expect but needn't have had any worries here. This is a classic, traditional Lake District Hotel which puts its residents first. There's a large and very comfortable residents' lounge with a large fire for colder months, a cosy residents' bar...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$109 - US$182 (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$109 - US$182 (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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