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Grasmere, Grasmere, LA22 9SW, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.5/10! (score from 191 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at The Wordsworth Hotel & Spa.
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BBQ facilities, Garden, Terrace
Sauna, Fitness centre, Spa and wellness centre, Massage, Indoor pool
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Room service, Packed lunches, 24-hour front desk, Luggage storage, Laundry, Ironing service, Meeting/banquet facilities, Fax/photocopying, Bridal suite
Newspapers, Non-smoking rooms, Lift, Heating, Non-smoking throughout
From 15:00 hours
07:30 - 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 are charged GBP 10 per person per night for children's cots/cribs.
All older children or adults are charged GBP 40 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.
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 191 reviews
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Score from 558 reviews Fabulous
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Score from 527 reviews Fabulous
In Grasmere, the Red Lion Hotel has an indoor swimming pool, stylish rooms and a mini-gym. On site, Lilliputs Leisure Centre features a sauna, steam room and spa bath.
Score from 723 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 208 reviews Very good
Overall excellent stay would recommend to family & friends
Everything we liked has been answered. The staff were exceptional and the location was perfect.
I didn't have a bad experience but on two occasions the food was not served hot,which was a shame as it prevented our stay from being first class.
selection of food
This country house hotel, located in Grasmere, offers old-fashioned courtesy and staff attentiveness in a wonderful setting.
Quiet location, good facilities, nice room and atmosphere
Room was over warm but compensated by leaving the window open in January!
Beautiful and sumptuous. Staff attentive polite and helpful!
The food and service were excellent. The staff there are very good. I also liked the fact that there was ample free parking.
We stay here a lot - fabulously comfortable , scenic , lovely grounds
Lots of lovely choice at breakfast however the cooked breakfast a bit dry - bacon hard and warmed up -
The bed and bath
Central in walking distance of all local attractions and walks Friendly staff Parking Lovely large bed and cotton sheets, very comfortable Very good breakfast
Slightly tired pool and spa Room was too hot
Friendly staff - excellent spa facilities especially Jessica who does an excellent facial. A must try is James cocktails his enthusiasm and knowledge excels
We love the lakes and the walks a great place for a few days away
Hotel food at dove restaurant poor .seating poor waiter very poor will not go back .
Reception staff were helpful and courteous.
We asked about food in the afternoon , one staff member was quite rude , another staff member then came and explained that as the wedding was on and they were busy, they could not serve food.
Loved the evening meal in restaurant next door Nice clean accommodation and comfortable bed
The long walk from reception to our room When we arrived staff continued talking without acknowledging our presence for some time
Food in the Signature restaurant
The bed was uncomfortable.
Bedroom & en suite very comfortable. A couple of beautiful public rooms.
Some tired furniture. Crowded dining room reminiscent of package hotel. On one evening, organisation of dinner schedule was chaotic. Very surprised at AA 2-rosette restaurant award. Suggest AA pay another visit.
difficult to use the Signature Restaurant because of the lack of vegetarian options
Reception good, room servicing was good, food at dinner good but overpriced, wine list very comprehensive, dining room staffing good, lift availability very good. All in all a good stay but spoilt by - see next column.
Failure of maintenance to rectify heat output from radiator hence cooked at night. Completely chaotic service in breakfast room due to useless maitre d.
Great location in the centre of the village. Good grounds and parking.
We were encouraged to book for evening meal in the hotel, on the grounds that it would be a very special experience - but then we were only offered one specific time when we could eat. If I stay in a 4 star hotel, I expect to be able to have dinner when I want. Actually the meal was OK but the experience was not that special. Food was of good quality but the service a bit haphazard. On our second and third nights in Grasmere, we ate at the Grasmere Hotel and the Jumble Room respectively. The Grasmere Hotel was substantially cheaper with higher quality of food and much better ambience - and we got to choose the time we wanted to eat. The Jumble Room was about the same price, better ambience and more imaginative menu. So my best advice is do not choose the half board option. I chose the Wordsworth because it was advertised as having"the only swimmable pool in Grasmere". This may be true but my swimming experience was spoiled by the screaming child who ignored the displayed rules about not running and diving. The management needs to appoint a person who actually supervises the pool area. The jaccuzi had no water in it for the duration of my stay. At breakfast, the time between finishing my cereal and the arrival of my cooked breakfast was 45 minutes and 50 minutes on the first and second days respectively. On the third day, we got up early and it was OK. Really, this is supposedly a 4 star hotel and the management of the restaurant ought to be better.
location was excellent right in centre Grasmere and facing gingerbread shop! The pool although relatively small was warm and we had it to ourselves also bed very comfortable and nice tea/coffee facilities
Hotel looked tired and old fashioned Bedroom had overly powerful smell of polish
Free upgrade Attentive staff Location Good food in Bistro
Jacuzzi out of order. Wasn't highlighted to us on arrival.
Location is great. Room very comfortable and clean. The fire was lovely. The evening meal was enhanced by good canapés in the bar, and also a surprise starter.
It was a pity that the jacuzzi was out of order during our stay. The floor around the pool and changing rooms are very slippy - so be careful.
Ambiance, Food, Relaxed Atmosphere, Most staff friendly and helpful
Surly waiter in the Bistro, Jacuzzi not working for our stay
Location excellent, staff polite and efficient, breakfast food and sevice very good .
Pool was closed for the day which we specifically booked for. Room very small no 36, I had gammon in bistro, tough as old boots, at 12.95 expected much better. At 138 pound a night I found it a let down.
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