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Westlakes Hotel & Restaurant

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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“roll top bath”(6 reviews)
“four poster”(6 reviews)
“on arrival”(12 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsroll top bathfour posteron arrivalopen firesaturday eveningwarm welcomeowners and staffwest cumbrialake districtfriendly hotelwould recommend this hotel to anyoneboth morningsking size roomrelaxed atmospheremy partnerlovely roomfrom start to finish
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very clean and welcoming. Room was spacious and relaxing. Breakfast was perfect. Well located. We had a lovely drive through the Lake District visiting as many locations as possible. The village of Gosforth was charming, two local pubs whose staff were very nice. Had the...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely welcome. A good choice of food...different menu from the usual around Gosforth. Would definitely go again. We were eating there for ‘research’ as we have a holiday let locally. Will recommend to our visitors.More

Thank Ruth B
Response from Debra A, Owner at Westlakes Hotel & RestaurantResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ruth B Thank you for taking the time to come and dine with us at Westlakes as part of your 'research'. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your meal with us and that you will recommend us to your visitors. We also really...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked Westlakes due to its reviews and proximity to Seascale as I was riding the C2C in a day event. The welcome was efficient and friendly from Diana and they had other riders staying so had opened up their conference room to accommodate people’s...More

Thank Steven M
Response from Debra A, Owner at Westlakes Hotel & RestaurantResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Steven Thank you for taking time out of your cycling day to leave a review. I am really sorry that you didn't sleep well in Room 8 - we have never had a complaint before on either the size of the bed (which is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being an ex Cumbrian, I've had a previous experience of Westlakes (Chris and I had our engagement party there 28 years ago). So, when we had to visit Cumbria for a very sad occasion in April, we thought .... Westlakes!. As the family had to...More

Thank PandCMac
Response from Debra A, Owner at Westlakes Hotel & RestaurantResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi PandCMac. Thank you for choosing Westlakes after all that time - and we are so pleased that you weren't disappointed. I know it was a difficult time for everyone, but we are delighted that we made the sad occasion much less painful. We are...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Westlakes was a really lovely place to stay, and the staff couldn’t have done more to make it enjoyable. Great conference facilities as well. Highly recommmended. Ps: best millionaire shortbread I’ve had in a long time!!!More

Thank Sam N
Response from Debra A, Owner at Westlakes Hotel & RestaurantResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Sam Thank you for your lovely review following your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and I will pass your messages on to the staff - including the Ian (the chef) about his millionaire shortbread!! We...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Meeting Rooms
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$128 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$128 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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NickRayBeech
1 March 2017|
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Response from Debra A | Property representative |
Hi NickRayBe. The village is walkable of an evening, although it is quite dark. Just to let you know, we may not be open on New Years Eve. We usually close for Christmas and New Year, but we haven't fully decided yet... More
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cumbrianyid
5 January 2017|
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Response from Debra A | Property representative |
Hi! Many thanks for your enquiry. Sorry but we no longer offer the facilities for a large wedding party. If your party was 30 guests or smaller, we could definitely offer reception facilities as we have a large conference... More
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JanetteGudgeon
30 July 2016|
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Response from Debra A | Property representative |
Hi David. Our four poster bed is a super king size bed and would be more than adequate for you at 6ft. The bottom of the bed is not encased as the mattress is a double thickness mattress so this would not be a problem for... More
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"pay extra to get an awesome bed!"
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"Bridal Suite was amazing!"
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"All rooms are excellent! Get the King bed with breakfast when you book."
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"First floor and above can have good views."
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