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Elterwater, Elterwater, LA22 9HY, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.6/10! (score from 96 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Eltermere Inn.
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Eltermere Inn's staff speak: Polish, French, Spanish, English
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Garden, Terrace, Sun terrace
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Restaurant (à la carte)
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Packed lunches, Luggage storage
Non-smoking rooms, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
Polish, French, Spanish, English
14:00 - 23:00 hours
08:00 - 11:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children from 2 to 16 years are charged GBP 40 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
There is no capacity for cots in the room.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 96 reviews
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Score from 178 reviews Fabulous
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With free parking and leisure facilities, this award-winning hotel sits in 14 acres of wooded gardens. It has free Wi-Fi, a 2 AA Rosette restaurant and a traditional pub.
Score from 872 reviews Fabulous
In the heart of the Lake District, this 4-star woodland estate offers a luxury spa, award-winning dining and 35 acres of scenic grounds. Langdale Hotel & Spa is a 10-minute drive from Ambleside.
Score from 535 reviews Fabulous
Great location in tranquil spot at the heart of the lakes. Great bar and dining area with log fire and real ale. Great food with interesting specials. Relaxing and run by friendly family.
Could do with a high chair, although babies are welcome
the location, the building was very nice, staff were friendly on arrival.
I thought the bedroom and bathroom for what was called a superior room was rather small.
The area and surroundings. The staff where polite & friendly Nice breakfast
The room Hen Crag, smelt very musty and damp my clothes even smelt of it when I left. The smallest en suite I have every had. Not impressed with wash basin in bedroom. Although this was a standard double the price was not cheap and I expected a lot better, I have paid less for rooms and had better. All in all verydisappointed
Perfect location for walking and sightseeing. Really great kitchen and menus Friendly staff Particularly liked the outdoor relaxation area. Quiet!!
Room was not a "view" room despite claim that all rooms had views. Otherwise and even so, no complaints or "negatives"
Beautiful location. Relaxing atmosphere. Tasteful interiors. Good food.
Small bedroom and very small bathroom.
Coffee & cake on arrival a nice touch. Rooms very clean & comfortable. Breakfast lovely.
Shower not much power. Evening bar meals though tasty were a little expensive.
The setting and Hotel are fabulous, the rooms are spacious and well decorated. the staff are very friendly and look after your every need. I cant fault the hotel.
Beautifully maintained and located small hotel, friendly and attentive staff, peaceful location with lovely views over gardens, trees and lake, excellent food, a good night's sleep
The food is top notch and it would be difficult to find a better location. The Georgian house retains all its charm. The staff are friendly and helpful.
Our room had no shower. Given that it was priced as a "Superior Plus" room, this was very disappointing.
Offered breakfast after finishing time. A real unusual bonus much appreciated.
Poor parking. No telephone in bedroom. Old beams my husband is tall and hit his head getting up inthe night. Rooms are difficult toget to for older folk
Pulling into the Eltermere Inn we were met with a wonderful view of gardens and surrounding scenery. We have been to many beautiful locations in the world and I would rate this as one of our top 5 experiences. The staff were lovely and the food and service were fantastic. We had a very relaxing time, just what we needed to recharge our batteries.
The quality of everything
No instructions for operating shower
Stunning location and beautiful building/rooms. Food was excellent and the atmosphere was lovely.
Staff were very efficient and helpful but could have been a little more relaxed/friendly towards guests at times. Slightly noisy in our room until about 11.30pm as we were above the kitchen and bar but nothing excessive.
Room, location, bar atmosphere, good wine list
Limited bar menu Kids in the bar till late Rigid check out time - asked for 30 mins leeway after giving a decent tip but...no.
A lovely room and comfy bed. The bathroom was spacious with a powerful and roomy shower.
The comfort and service in a relaxing surroundings, near to the hills but without the crowds
We had not found it before.
If you love rural you will love this hotel with great walks on your doorstep you won't be using the car.Its very clean,sophisticated with light airy rooms.The staff are great and friendly and the food is fantastic though a bit pricey,you get what you pay and you won't be disappointed
Excellent food in the bar and excellent breakfast well presented and served. Fantastic location very close to some excellent hill walking.
We loved everything about the Eltermere - it was far enough from the tourists but near enough to be readily accessible by car or train. Beautiful setting with it's own lake, wonderful tiered garden and efficient and friendly staff. Fantastic food either in the bar (informal, big oak tables, candlelight, perfect for couples or groups of friends) or in the restaurant (more formal but still relaxed, great views, lots of space) & a lovely gin menu! Breakfast served up until 10am in the restaurant but thereafter still available in the bar for anyone who detests B&B early breakfast rules! There are plenty of walks starting from the hotel, from a few miles to all day, picnic lunches happily supplied on request.
We only stayed one night, it should have been more!
We have stayed here a number of times, and enjoy the location, and the friendliness and good food at the nearby Britannia Inn. We have seen how the decoration and furnishings have improved.
We went out on our first night, but on returning just after 11pm, we couldn't get to our room, Cockly Moss, as the door through the bar and the hallway was locked. After trying various other doors, ringing the owners using the phone on reception - which didn't connect - we had to walk through the 2 connecting dining rooms in total darkness, using our phone for a light. The following morning we spoke to the owner about this, who said we must let them know if we are returning late? This we did the next day-just in case we were late, and they left the side door open. All we needed is a key to the side door instead of the front door. This is not what you would expect to happen. Also we booked 2 nights through booking.com so we could cancel if needed. We also e mailed the Eltemere Inn to ask about the different rooms available. They replied, and also told us they had an offer on, that if we booked 3 nights midweek we could have a free evening meal and a picnic lunch. So I changed the 2 nights to 3 on booking.com. On arrival we checked the offer, and was first told because we booked through booking.com we were not entitled to the offer, but then the receptionist said she would check, and we are both sure she said that's OK. On our final night we ate in the bar, and asked to pay for our drinks, but was told we could pay in the morning. On checking out we were billed for the meal. We queried this, and was told in no uncertain terms by the owner that they could not give free meals as they would be out of business. We paid and left and will never return. On returning home, I sent the e mail we had been originally sent, directly from them, explaining politely about the confusion, as it had been offered to us directly from the owner with no mention about who to book through.
Wonderful, peaceful location with no noise, beautiful hotel, modern decor with wonderful old pieces of furniture, village in easy walking distance.
When we visited, all staff were foreign - pleasant, but we expected a more personal, local touch. Maybe we expect too much.
Staff, hotel, food, gardens, location
Smell in room
Magnificent location with views looking over towards Elterwater & Loughrigg; Decorative, comfortable bedroom; Stunning views; Hearty Lakeland breakfast; Attentive, warm and friendly staff; and Tranquil, peaceful location.
Very difficult to regard anything we didn't like - probably there could have been a greater selection of biscuits and more milk in the bedrooms.
The hotel is set in beautiful surroundings and the hotel is presented immaculately.
The staff are rude, unhelpful and seen as we were charged double and more initially, having finally admitted they were at fault made no apology or provided even the smallest of compensation. For £135 a night, not even a smile, a welcome, a helping hand or much needed taxi phone call was provided. I suggest people stay at the Rum Doodle as they go beyond themselves to make your stay magical, where as the Eltermere Inn just dampens your mood and makes your stay just downright stale.
The Food was amazing and a great choice for all tastes, the room was really nice and very clean. The location is really quiet and with gorgeous views.
The shower was good and hot but really lacked some pressure.
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