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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“coast to coast”(43 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group of 5 adults spent one night at Old Water View during a 4 night walking holiday in the Lake District in late-May 2018. Wish we could have spent another night here. After a challenging walk from Ambleside, what a lovely surprise to arrive...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here on our C2C walk. One of Wainwrights favourite spots, you can understand why. We were met by the very friendly and informative current owners and shown to our room. Very comfortable though not that spacious but more than adequate for our needs. Breakfast...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience was extraordinary with perfect peace and quiet, along with river views and of course, the mountains and the many lakes. The owners treated us as well as any one can and the place had a small bar which we used to relax and...More

Thank tomholtham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a very comfortable night here recently during the coast to coast walk. The breakfast was great. The room was large and quiet. Our hosts were so friendly and welcoming. We wish we could have stayed longer !

Thank fogmac
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there two nights for a most relaxing sojourn. The setting above the river with the sheep and lambs frolicking in the fields and the village just beyond were calming and so peaceful. The breakfasts, made to order were sumptuous, but best of all...More

Thank mhgiftsholtham
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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Price range
US$144 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$144 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suzanne A
16 November 2017|
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Response from rutherfords2009 | Reviewed this property |
I would strongly recommend your ring/e-mail Dave the new owner of the OWV with your question. I can never remember seeing any dogs in the times I have stayed at the OWV but Dave might have a different policy than the... More
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Suzanne A
16 November 2017|
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Response from JohnHerring | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - but not having dogs, I don't know the answer to that. I certainly didn't see any there. Having said that, the owner at the time (June 2017) was about to conclude a sale of the property and emigrate to the USA, so the... More
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Trevor D
13 May 2015|
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Response from Lakeshiker | Property representative |
Hi, we are a vegetarian family so that is not a problem. The Bothy room has no stairs leading to the room but has 5 steps leading to the bathroom. Ian
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"The whole area was very quaint, and a great place to relax with great views and great owners."
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"The second room on the left of the stairs had a delightful sitting area."
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"It's in Patterdale - you can't go wrong"
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"All of the rooms were lovely."
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