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Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

My twin sister and I had a marvellous few days painting made more enjoyable by the excellent food, accommodation and welcome. Would throughly recommend Seatoller for anyone visiting the lake district either walking, painting or for any activity. The owners attention to detail and consideration were a feature of our five day break. Nothing was too much trouble and the...

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nigeljdixon, Manager at Seatoller House, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to leave us a review on Tripadvisor, it really makes the hard work worthwhile hearing everyone has a great stay with us. Hope to see you again soon Nigel

Glenmore, Aviemore
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

A delightful few days at Seatoller House. I served my time in the catering industry in this glorious part of the world. I have to say after working hard to come back here is a pleasure. Great food, great beers and wines and how good is it to allow my cat to say too. Will be back soon.

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nigeljdixon, Manager at Seatoller House, responded to this review

Thankyou very much for taking the time to leave us a review, delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us again, Hope to see you again soon Kind regards Nigel

Reviewed 28 September 2015

Woke to wonderful sunshine in Borrowdale during our long weekend with friends at Seatoller House. As usual, the food was delicious, Nigel and Trish pampering to our every need and the hotel is soooooo comfortable. I would recommend Seatoller House to anyone coming to the Lake District and looking for 5* service at a 3* price. Thanks Nigel and Trish....

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nigeljdixon, Manager at Seatoller House, responded to this review

Thankyou very much for taking the time to leave us a review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that you booked again for September 2016, see you next year Kind Regards Nigel

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2015

This place is a real find - I wish I had found it 20 years ago! It's really geared up for walkers, with a drying room, packed lunches etc. But it's also extremely cosy, clean and comfortable. The food is excellent, with a great wine list. I'll certainly be coming back, hopefully on a regular basis.

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nigeljdixon, Manager at Seatoller House, responded to this review

We are very pleased you and your daughter enjoyed your stay, We very much hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Nigel

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Excellent evening on the C2C. Was slightly put off by the communal dining arrangement as am often a grumpy and non-social type. Especially in the morning. But it was actually fine and the chat was convivial and fun. The room was great and Nigel was an attentive host. Excellent food and a warm welcome - especially as we were a...

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nigeljdixon, Manager at Seatoller House, responded to this review

Thankyou very much for taking the time to leave us a review on Trip Advisor, we are delighted you enjoyed your 1 night with us while walking the coast to coast. Hopefully we will see you again at Seatoller, maybe a little longer stay next time. Hope the weather stayed kind for your journey over to the east Kind Regards...

Bedale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Historic Seatoller House has real atmosphere, and besides some Coast-to-Coast walkers like ourselves, there were plenty of other guests who clearly were staying there for the relaxing, almost other-worldly, experience. No televisions or radios (wifi is provided, a concession to modernity) and only the most churlish could resist falling into conversation with the other guests in the cosy lounge. A...

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nigeljdixon, Manager at Seatoller House, responded to this review

Thankyou very much for taking the time to leave us a review on Trip Advisor, we are delighted you enjoyed your 1 night stay with us while walking the coast to coast, we very much hope we see you again for maybe a longer stay next time, Where you can sample the brand new bathrooms which are being fitted this...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Best guesthouse we have ever stayed at bar none, Nigel, Trish and team are amazing, I've never seen anyone work as hard as Nigel does. The food is top class. Beef feather blade would be our favorite. We cannot wait to come back again for more of the same

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nigeljdixon, Manager at Seatoller House, responded to this review

Thankyou very much for taking the time to leave us a review on Trip Advisor, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, We very much hope we see you again sooner rather than later Nigel

Longridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We have been coming to Seatoller House for thirty years as it offers such a friendly place and excellent food. The food is exceptional, with generous portions of a varied and high quality menu. The chocolate mousse was to die for. We stayed in the Bake House separate from the main house. This has been newly refurbished and is very...

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nigeljdixon, Manager at Seatoller House, responded to this review

Thankyou very much for taking the time to leave us a review on Trip Advisor, we are delighted you enjoyed another stay with us, It really does make the job worthwhile when you get positive feedback like the review you left us See you again next year Nigel

Woodhall Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Stayed here several times before when under different managers, then had a break, returning this year for the first time in five years. New management-Nigel and Trish. Didn't actually see Trish during our 2 night stay, but Nigel was pleasant and accommodating though not particularly outgoing. The house, as ever, was lovely. Nice clean room, well kept garden. Usual freely...

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nigeljdixon, Manager at Seatoller House, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thankyou very much for taking the time to review us, Very dissapointed you did not entirely enjoy everything that we do here at Seatoller House, We have taken your comments on board, hard to know where we can improve on the food as this is the first negative feedback we have had in 4 years. Our management style...

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Seatoller House is exactly what you need if you're planning on a walking holiday in Borrowdale. The location is perfect for Scafell Pike and surrounding walks, it's easy to find and there's ample parking. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the honesty bar is a lovely idea, dinner was great, and good company all round. If you're looking for all...

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Thankyou very much for your great review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, Hope we see you again soon Nigel

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Seatoller House is a beautiful guest house seven miles south of Keswick at the head of Borrowdale. It is over 300 years old and has been a guest house for over 100 years. It is the largest building in the hamlet of Seatoller.The house prides itself on its friendly welcome, an informal atmosphere and good home cooked food. It is an excellent centre for exploring the Lake District and is popular with walkers, artists, and those who want immediate access to the fells. The dining room has two large traditional oak tables creating a friendly atmosphere where guests are served a set meal at 7 pm (excluding Tuesdays). Breakfast is a relaxed affair at 8am, with a range of choices.There are 10 bedrooms all with private bathrooms, a large delightful garden surrounding the house and ample private car parking.Guests receive a warm welcome from managers Nigel and Patricia Dixon. Patricia has lived in the valley most of her life and with Nigel seeks to source local produce of great quality for all the home cooked food they produce. Do ask them for local tips of places to visit! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seatoller House

Address: Seatoller, Borrowdale CA12 5XN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Borrowdale > Seatoller
Price Range: RM390 - RM634 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Seatoller House Hotel Borrowdale
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