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Great Langdale, Great Langdale, LA22 9JX, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.5/10! (score from 85 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel.
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Food & Drink
No internet access available.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Room service, Packed lunches, Luggage storage, Laundry, Fax/photocopying
Non-smoking rooms, Heating
14:00 - 22:30 hours
07:00 - 10:00 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 under 2 years are charged GBP 10 per person per night for children's cots/cribs.
The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 1.
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 85 reviews
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A Regency house overlooking Ullswater, the Macdonald Leeming House has luxurious rooms, an award-winning restaurant and gorgeous views of the Cumbrian Fells. It is 15 minutes from the M6 motorway.
Score from 104 reviews Very good
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 529 reviews Fabulous
Set in beautiful grounds, just 150 metres from Lake Windermere, Best Western Burnside Hotel has an on-site health club and beauty salon, and stunning views of the lake from its terrace.
Score from 334 reviews Very good
Set in 3 acres of mature gardens, Dale Lodge Hotel is a period property with traditional charm. Located in the heart of the Lake District, it features a popular restaurant, bar and modern bedrooms.
Score from 167 reviews Very good
Peaceful location. Easy access to fells. Helpful staff. Good food, good ale, what more can one wish for.
Lack of internet in rooms. No signal on mobile phones Prices a bit steeper than should be.
poor food menu
I loved the location at the foot of the Langdales, which was the reason for going. The breakfasts were good and the service was excellent. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful.
For the price we paid for the room it was minute and for that reason I would not return to this hotel. You are paying for a location, not for a room. There was only just enough room to walk round the bed and, in the night, the chair created a toe-stubbing hazard!
The hotel was very clean, and staff very efficient, and the beds very comfortable.
I have visited this hotel a few years ago, and my disappointment was the lounge. We visited a country hotel with character, comfy settees to sink into, and an open fire. This time we visited a hotel in the country, with a contemporary decor and furnishings reminding me of a travel lodge. Our bedroom was the same, with curtain material wrapped round panels on the wall, not watercolours of the surrounding countryside. I am disappointed very sad by what I found, with the changes made to what was a lovely hotel, and will look for a more traditional and comfortable hotel in the future!
At arrival there was nobody to greet us and there was a pile of luggage obstructing the reception desk. Felt rushed at breakfast. They brought cooked breakfast while we were still eating cereals and seemed to expect us to put the cereal aside. After evening meal we were ushered straight into another room for coffee so that staff could clear tables, although the coffee tables themselves were littered with previous diners' coffee cups, etc. Had to ask for heating to be put on in the evening.
The rooms were very clean & tidy bar staff polite and helpful.
The breakfast food came out on cold plates. We booked an evening meal at the hotel. The chef got the meal wrong 3 times we sent it back. We ordered steak came with sauce over it no mention of sauce on the menu, it should have come with tomatoes onion rings and mushrooms which it didn't and finally when it did come back one plate had the sides and the other hadn't. Very disappointed. Will think twice about booking at the Dungeon Ghyll.
suitable for anyone who choose tracking activity other than enjoy the lake atmosphere
too far from the lake district
The staff at the hotel and the adjoining Walkers Bar were all extremely friendly and helpful. Special thanks to Ursula and Chris. The breakfasts rate among the best I've ever had.
Fabulous location in the Langdale Valley.
Room décor rather plain and "uninspiring". The adjacent Stickle Barn was closed on the Monday when we stayed.
Patchy Wi Fi
Really good location, stunning views, friendly helpful staff. Will be going back!
location was excellent as we were backpacking staying at hotels each night
very expensive for the size of the room, food also very expensive, not many staff about waited at reception every time we needed info etc
Location and food
The location is stunning. The staff were excellent - the barman and cook were run off their feet on the first night (due to additional customers from elsewhere) but still kept a smile on their face and couldn't do enough to help.
Beautiful location that is great for walking. Do take advantage of the free pass to the Langdale complex that has swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, steam room and a really nice cafe area + restaurant (cafe and restaurant are not free!). The room was good and the staff were helpful.
While the staff were helpful, my wife and I felt they could work harder to be warm, friendly and hospitable. It was as if they had no time to be 'human' with the guests so that we could feel at ease and welcome. But they weren't at all rude, and always responded to questions we had. Also, several times we range the bell at reception and no one came after a good few minutes so we just went into the office and got the room key for ourselves! Not a major problem, just slightly annoying!
Enjoyed the food, nice atmosphere. Staff were generally helpful.
Beautiful room with the best view in the world so I forgave not having a bath which would have been nice after losing our way on our walk.
A late decision for a trip to the lakes landed us at this unusually located hotel which were still one of the few offering good reviews at a decent rate. But boy was this a gem of a find. The location is not too central but an easy drive from Ambleside and 30 minutes to Windermere. Your own car is obviously a must. Many stay here it seems for the walks close by. Make sure it’s still light when you first arrive in order to find your way as the roads can be narrow as usual. The surrounding views are simply amazing, nestled in the mountains. This is a classic country retreat with a nice spacious garden, plenty of lounging areas, sizable pub and a classic dining room. Food options are plentiful for both bar dining and formal in the restaurant. We ate in the restaurant the first night and the food and service were fantastic at a reasonable price. Breakfast was included and equally good and the hot full breakfast options were cooked to order. The mansion was old but interior definitely wasn’t. Our room was in the annex and perfectly maintained. The room was small but very new and clean. Interestingly the bathroom was almost as big as the room and immaculate. You can expect good toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities, dresser, LCD TV, bathrobes, hair drier. We had no safe or ironing facilities in room. Overall a very fine stay and a brilliant way to experience a British country retreat. Surpassed my expectations and highly recommended.
The Wifi was free but spotty and slow, however definitely usable. This shouldn’t be a priority if you are staying in the lakes. I guess the location plays a role in that. This was important as there is obviously no cell signal in the area. Our bed was very very soft and while some finds this great others have real problem with soft beds. I didn’t particularly like the softness, also as a couple when 1 moves around the other definitely feels it. It feels like the springs were not very supportive. Other things to note, breakfast is early from 8 to 9:30am, but this is really to cater to those that stay here who are mostly trampers. Check out is also early at 10:30am.
Friendly, welcoming staff. A traditional feel, with breakfast served (not a buffet!)
Great location, perfect for a rest and as a base for walking. Food and drink in the bar just what's needed.
The wifi internet connection seened really slow and was variable in different parts of the hotel.
Beautiful views, comfortable room, but rather expensive for what you get.
Asked for early breakfast and was told it was ok to go down early. Sat by window since restaurant was empty, but was then told to move as it was laid up for two people! Well really- after paying over £100 for the room and not arriving until after dark the night before, I did think it was a bit mean to deny my the view while I munched on my toast for 15 minutes. I had to sit in a dark corner with no view, in an empty restaurant! I ask you!
Room a little too warm at night
Location with lovely views and peaceful.
Food a bit overpriced and in our room we had the constant noise of the cooler in the cellar which made sleeping not that easy.
Beautiful location, great walking in every direction and the Sticklebarn Tavern right across the path. What's not to like?
Area,food ok , building , bar staff and waiter/ess' .gardens. Towels.
The manageress . She was disingenuous somehow. . . The decor is very dated and still smells of old tobacco and the lounge is dour.The bar staff should ask if you are a guest for the 10% discount on food . We were not told that there was no shower and getting in and out of the bath was difficult owing to medical problems.
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