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    The Lodge in the Vale

    | St John’s in the Vale, Thirlmere, Keswick CA12 4TQ, England
    011 44 17687 20708
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    • Excellent42%
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Lovely building in a lovely location, but....... it seems to be one of these eco-friendly buildings which are totally pointless. Visited in Oct yet the rooms were VERY uncomfortably hot - I would dread to think what they are like during a hot summer, would...More

    Thank HeadAcheOnASunday
    Response from Jessica J, Manager at The Lodge in the ValeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi HeadAcheOnASunday, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on our Lodge. I am happy that you found our team helpful and kind. As we appreciate all opinions and suggestions, I feel you are a little unfair on some of your comments....More

    Innkeeper's Favourite Review
    Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

    The lodge is a beautifully decorated, very clean base for walking in the lakes. The stunning location, near enough to Keswick and with easy access to main roads, was perfect for walking throughout the area. The rooms were warm, the showers nice and powerful and...More

    Thank Ccazmcd
    Response from Alicja Z, Manager at The Lodge in the ValeResponded 12 April 2017

    Thank you very much for this lovely review! It's great to read your kind comments, we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again soon :)

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed in this place for two nights. The place is very well organised, dog friendly, with amazing continental breakfast, quite modern with a short walk from the lakes and a pub. The room was small but had everything we needed, kettle, nice bathroom ,...More

    Thank esewe
    Response from Jessica J, Manager at The Lodge in the ValeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi esewe, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on our property. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I agree some of our rooms are on the small side, but I feel that we have managed the...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Booked on to do a 10 mile race around Derwentwater lake an decided we would make a little weekend of it. Booked into The Lodge in the Vale which is situated not to far from Derwentwater and what a lovely place it was. Staff where...More

    Thank Pritchl
    Response from Jessica J, Manager at The Lodge in the ValeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi Pritchl, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on our Lodge. Congratulations on completing your run! I am so happy you felt we provided what you needed after such a hard day. Our housekeeping team are very efficient, so they will...More

    Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

    The girls here do a great job and work hard - the place is light, airy and always spotless! Unlike many cafes there were never dirty cups laying around - the tables were always cleared and cleaned immediately. We originally called in for a coffee,...More

    Thank Martyn A
    Response from Jessica J, Manager at The Lodge in the ValeResponded 7 November 2017

    Hi Martyn A, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on our property. We all try really hard to make our guests feel welcome and at home. It is lovely to know this was the impression you received. Our housekeeping team is...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$66 - US$146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Lake District >
    • Keswick >
    • Thirlmere
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    • The Lodge In The Vale Hotel Thirlmere
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    susan y
    23 January 2017|
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    Response from Susanlockyer | Reviewed this property |
    You can walk over High fell and walk into Keswick that way.Need good walking map of the area or GPS.Much nicer walk than walking along the busy road and get the bus back.
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    1 February 2016|
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    Response from Jean M | Reviewed this property |
    I would recommend three nights, but it depends on the time of year you go and how far you want to explore the Lake District. We've been going there for years, both in our caravan and in bed & breakfast accommodation, but we... More
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    Karen H
    22 December 2014|
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    Response from Jessica J | Property representative |
    Hi Karen The King's Head is 0.85 miles from the Lodge. It takes about 20 minutes to walk there. As other guests have mentioned, a torch is a good idea, there are no street lights. Please let me know if you have any further... More
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    "away from the road. You will need the windows open due to the heat"
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    "Not all rooms upsairs have views (Skylight window)"
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    "Best View, need a double or non-standard room as the rest were too basic"
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    "I did not realise that Velux means skylight window only. We could see the hill opposite when we stood up but..."
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