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All reviews borrowdale gates lake district dining room high standard first class excellent food lovely hotel beautiful location evening meal nothing is too much trouble many years bird feeders lovely view attention to detail red squirrels new owners superior room
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Perfect location, brilliant food, good friendly service and clean comfortable rooms with good facilities. This is why we keep coming back to this place. This is the ideal location for a walking holiday as there are numerous walks, both long and short, easy and testing, which begin from the front gate of the hotel. No need to use the car once you've arrived.

Date of stay: October 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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borrowdalegates, General Manager at The Borrowdale Gates Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Dear profjfm
Was lovely to see you both again and thank you for such a helpful review for those who enjoy a walk. I will pass your thanks on to the team and look forward to seeing you both soon.

Kind Regards
Sue Willan
General Manager

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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Had a wonderful stay here. A fantastic room looking out over the valley. Most comfortable. The staff were great and nothing was too much for them to sort out without any fuss. The hotel has a really terrific position and the views are superb.
Compliments to the Chef for the wonderful food and to all the waiting staff.
We had to postpone our visit because of the onset of shingles and a big thank you therefore to the reception staff for re-arranging it for us.

What more can I say? A super hotel with a great position and a wonderful caring staff.

Room tip: One of the suites
Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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borrowdalegates, General Manager at The Borrowdale Gates Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Dear TheLodger77

Many thanks for your 5 star review and your thanks to the team here. We are always flexible with moving bookings and were more than happy to help, glad you became well enough to stay with us in one of the most beautiful valleys in the Lake District.
Hope to see you soon.
Kind Regards
Sue Willan
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

I've stayed at this hotel several times and can highly recommend it. In fact I'm going back again in 3 weeks for a 2 week stay - can't wait! The staff are always friendly, helpful and efficient; the food is always fantastic.

Date of stay: October 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Thank steveP9324BQ
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borrowdalegates, General Manager at The Borrowdale Gates Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Dear Steve
Thank you for your wonderful review and so nice to have you back with us! Hope we continue being a place that you would highly recommend. I will pass on the highlights of your stay to all the team here.
Kind Regards
Sue Willan
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We have stayed a few times in the past, but some years ago. We've always enjoyed coming here and were apprehensive that things might have changed. Well, we needn't have worried - every aspect of our stay lived up to expectation - rooms, staff, restaurant, even the weather! We won't leave it so long till we come again!

Date of stay: October 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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1  Thank Jennifer S
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borrowdalegates, General Manager at The Borrowdale Gates Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Dear TomNorthYorkshire,
Thank you for your 5 star review. It was lovely to have you stay with us again and to know that the things you enjoy about us haven't changed. The Borrowdale Valley is a stunning place, even better when the sun shines on us.
Will look forward to welcoming you back soon.
Kind Regards
Sue Willan
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

A comfortable relaxing stay in a comfortable room.Cared for by reliable and friendly staff in all areas, nothing was too much trouble. The food choices were very good & of an excellent quality. A fine dining experience. The best part of our stay was being there.

Date of stay: October 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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borrowdalegates, General Manager at The Borrowdale Gates Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Dear briansimart,
Wow! what a super review, ticks all the boxes. I would just like to thank you on behalf of the team here and hope to see you again soon.
Sue Willan (General Manager)

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