Situated in the heart of the picturesque Lake District National Park, Glen Rothay is opposite Rydal Water and a 20-minute bus ride from the scenic town of Windermere. Free private parking is available on site. The property is surrounded by woodland and guests can enjoy mountain and lake views.

Each room at Glen Rothay comes with a private bathroom, a digital TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Free WiFi is also available.

A traditional full English breakfast is on offer each morning, along with scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, and porridge. A bar menu is also available and features a selection of sandwiches, main courses and desserts. A range of local real ales and 40 whiskies are available at the bar.

Local activities include hiking through the nearby hills and mountains, mountain biking and river cruises along Lake Windermere.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Glen Rothay has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 31 May 2014.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available on-site


Availability

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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hello can we bring 2 well behaved dogs ?
    Dogs are only allowed in 2 of our bedrooms Bluebell and Otter rooms) , and these can only be booked direct with us.
    Answered on 26 December 2020
  • can 2 adults and 3 children stay in the same room, our children cannot sleep in a separate room away from us.
    We have a large superior suite, called Woodland, which has 1 double and 3 single beds.
    Answered on 4 August 2021
  • I’m looking at your double with Woodland view room there will be myself my partner and my daughter hoping to stay where is the single bed situated
    I think it is the "Windermere" room, which is L shaped, with the single bed around the corner
    Answered on 3 August 2021
  • Hi, please could you tell me if the rooms have an iron & ironing board? Thanks.
    Some rooms have an iron and board, or you can use one available from reception.
    Answered on 31 May 2022
  • Hi , can you tell me if there is WIFI in the double room with balcony please Thanks
    Yes all our rooms have wifi.
    Answered on 26 December 2020
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Host Information

Company review score: 9Based on 584 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property information

A 400 year old inn with 13 charming rooms, all different. Poet William Wordsworth lived next door, and many TV programmes and films have been filmed locally. There are excellent walks from the doorstep, and sightseeing tours are available.

Neighbourhood information

The hotel is surrounded by England's most beautiful scenery, with a lake 100 metres away and mountains and woodland all around. The local town, Ambleside, is just 2km away and has a good selection of restaurants, shops and cinemas. This area is very popular for outdoor activities such as hiking and mountain biking. There are lots of family attractions close by. This is a very low crime area.

Language spoken

English
Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    Badger Bar

    Cuisine: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.
Facilities of Glen Rothay
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Hiking
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
Services
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Glen Rothay takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 21:30

Check-out

10:30 - 11:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Glen Rothay accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Glen Rothay

  • The prices at Glen Rothay may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Glen Rothay can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • Glen Rothay offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • Check-in at Glen Rothay is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Glen Rothay by:

    • Train 20min

  • Glen Rothay has 1 restaurant:

    • Badger Bar

  • Glen Rothay is 1.4 miles from the centre of Ambleside.

  • Room options at Glen Rothay include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin/Double
    • Single