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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 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 2 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 3 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

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dear oh dear, I have to admit, I called in at Christmas day with my brother and his partner, to ask for a coffee before we set off back home. We met a lovely girl at the bar, who was really helpful, but she was not sure if we can order a Coffee. At the time of our visit were...

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

Dear Sandor117 Really !!!! Christmas day and writing a negative review (season of good will and understanding to all men). Im sorry you were disappointed but we did have very clear signs on the door about we were only open to residents and pre booked guests who are paying quite a considerable amount of money for there stays and Christmas...

Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the minute you see the setting of this hotel to not wanting to leave, evrything in this hotel is perfect. The staff are very friendly and helpfull, the taster menu was absolutely fantastic(and very reasonable for a hotel), the rooms on the lakeside are perfect and the setting with Helvelyn behind and Ullswater at the end of its manicured...

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

Dear schelm2016 Thank you for your very kind review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and everything lived up to expectation, I will pass on your comments to all departments. We do hope you choose to visit the Ullswater valley again and hopefully enjoy another stay with us but until then let us wish you well. Kind...

Stocksfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning location, brilliant atmosphere, comfortable and cosy with fireplaces and mulled wine served all day! Food was excellent and our puppy was welcomed with a dog bed and bowl in our room. Looking forward to returning already!

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

Dear Bellsanabel Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted you enjoyed your short break with us and would like to have a return visit. I will pass on your very kind comments to all my team who take great pride in the service they deliver. Wishing you safe travels Kind regards Gary and the team

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch (8 + 6month old with 7 dogs) and the bar staff were great, very accommodating for us and our canine friends. We were there the following day for a wedding (could have done with more blankets, we were told the ceremony was going to be outside in December!) Food and service were great, well organised. Only...

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

Dear bwebb84 Thank you for your very kind review and Im so pleased my team looked after you, both the day before the wedding and the wedding day. We have fitted more ventilation in to the evening function bar which has helped considerably. I do hope you choose to visit us again at some point but until then let us...

England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from two nights at the Inn on the Lake hotel. The view of the hotel as you approach it in the evening is magical with Christmas trees lit up on the outside of the building and lights twinkling. When you enter the hotel we were met by a very friendly receptionist who efficiently checked us in and provided...

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

Dear MaxEngland Thank you for your very kind comments on trip Advisor, we are delighted you enjoyed your short stay with us. We get so many compliments about our Christmas decorations , so thank you and Im pleased you really enjoyed the atmosphere they create. I will let the team know of your review as they take great pride in...

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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: RM1,081 - RM1,502 (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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Inn On The Lake Hotel Glenridding
Inn On The Lake Ullswater
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“Lake view rooms are most expensive and have great views, but Fell view are equally comfortable.”
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“some rooms had small wardrobe”
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“I booked early December so the choice of room was very limited. The room was fine but the view was poor.”
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 of 5 bubbles sarahpL9765QH, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“if you not booked a table at the bar, you might wont get even a coffee”
 of 5 bubbles Sandor117, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
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