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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 4 nights just prior to Christmas on our way down to stay with family and enjoyed every minute. The hotel was beautifully decorated for Christmas and looked very festive - it must have taken a great team effort and many hours of work by the staff to make it look so jolly. The hotel was everything...

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

Dear Islandwanderers Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your pre Christmas break with the furry family duo. We welcome responsible pet owners and yours were a delight, we wouldn't of known they were here if we hadn't seen them plodding through reception on there way to a wonderful walk. We...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The three nights we stayed over Christmas were wonderful,Christmas socking on the bed with sweets nuts fruit etc, bottle of bubberly and tin of buiscits in the room, lovely touch. very relaxing we enjoyed every minute, the service and food amazing, lots of space for people and dogs, plus dog free arears. Coudn't fault anything.The Hotel is in a beautiful...

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

Dear Norma C Thank you for your very kind review, we are delighted you enjoyed your Christmas break with us and enjoyed the festive treats. It was such a lovely family atmosphere in the hotel,enjoyed by all which makes our job a delight. So maybe I should be thanking you but either way I am so pleased it lived up...

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would have to work really hard to find any negative comments about our New Year break. From start to finish the whole experience was excellent and we have already booked for next year. The food was plentiful, varied, interesting and simply superb. The staff were everything and more that you would hope for. The accommodation was beyond reproach. An...

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

Dear Blow1666 Thank you for your extremely kind review. It was fun wasn't it. It gives us such great pleasure to see guests relaxing and enjoying themselves on such an important time of year. I do hope you choose to visit us again but until then thank you for the part you played in making it a memorable new years...

Betws-y-Coed, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful 3 night break for the end of the year. All of the staff were very friendly and keen to meet any requests. Great service. The food was excellent and very plentiful. Optional activities arranged for the guests over the 3 days with a masquerade ball on New Year's Eve. Would definitely return. Exceptional views across Ullswater under clear blue...

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

Dear Christopher K Thank you for your very kind comments about your new years 3 day break.We are so pleased you enjoyed all aspects of the break, I have to say it was fun and guests such as yourself make it a pleasure for us to look after you. I do hope you revisit us again in the not too...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have the money to stay here do! It is wonderful in every way. Or if like us you are just day tripping after a walk and require s nice meal this is perfect! Great service beautifully refurbished following the Christmas floods of 2015 and food available of some sort throughout the day. We arrived for a drink and...

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

Dear Puffinwatcher3503 What a lovely review, thank you so much. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope it isn't too long before you decide to revisit us again but until then let us wish you well and safe travels. Kind regards Gary and the team

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed with friends, family and our two dogs. The decorations were everywhere and very pretty. There was lots of space for everyone and as a party of seven we were always able to find somewhere in the lounge areas to sit together (this was due to the fact that the hotel was closed for non residents over Christmas). Nothing...

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

Dear Rachel G Thank you for your very kind review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your Christmas break. I have to say it was a pleasure to look after you and the part you play in making the atmosphere such a jolly happy one. I hope you didn't find the treasure hunt too hard especially with all the staff...

Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic location with ok food at above average prices. the ambience was good as it was the lead upto christmas and a good mix of walkers and tourists made for a very welcoming ramblers bar. service was good.

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

Dear Tangerineman2015 Thank you for your very kind review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope you visit us again in the very near future. Kind regards Gary and the team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was fabulous and was very welcoming of our dog! There was some nice dog touches, he got his own bowl, towels and bed! We loved the orangery and ate in there as we could take our dog with us! The food was delicious. The staff friendly. The scenery outstanding! I would love to plan another trip and save...

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

Dear Sarah P Thank you for your very kind words, we are so pleased you and your family pooch enjoyed your stay at the hotel. We do hope you revisit but in the meantime let us wish you well. Kind regards Gary and the team

Jackson, Wyoming
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate in the restaurant on the evening after Boxing Day. We chose from both the "Signature" and the table d'hôte menus. The restaurant is a very pleasant environment; the tables are smartly laid and the ambiance is delightful. The service was very haphazard though. We were shown to our table and the waitress took our coats...

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

Dear Chris Y Thank you for leaving your constructive review , we are sorry that you left disappointed, especially when we had received so many compliments through out the whole festive period. I will speak to restaurant as we take constructive criticism on board and act upon it. I do hope you give us another opportunity at some point as...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch service from start to finish. An absolute pleasure to have our christmas dinner at this beautiful hotel. Food fantastic but the staff were the best we have ever came across. Thankyou inn on the lake! Will be back soon. Mr pagan.

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

Dear Paul Thank you for your very kind review, we are delighted you enjoyed your Christmas lunch. It was busy but that really helped the family atmosphere. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your Christmas and would like to wish you a happy new year. Kind regards Gary and the team

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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: €226 - €314 (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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Also Known As:
Inn On The Lake Hotel Glenridding
Inn On The Lake Ullswater
Inn On The Lake Glenridding, Lake District, Cumbria
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