The 18th-century Royal Oak at Keswick is located in the market town of Keswick, just 2 miles from Derwentwater. A traditional pub, it offers home-cooked seasonal food, cask ales and cosy en suite accommodation.

The Royal Oak at Keswick has elegant en suite rooms with either a power shower or bath. Each room has an LCD TV, facilities for making tea and coffee, and free Wi-Fi.

In the restaurant, you can enjoy freshly prepared dishes made with local produce and seasonal ingredients from Cumbria. The bar stocks real ales from the Thwaites Brewery.

With stunning views of the surrounding hills, the former coaching inn is close to the town centre. Keswick Lodge is a perfect base to explore the Lake District.

The wholesome, fresh Cumbrian breakfasts gained a Highly Commended accolade in Britain's Best Pub Cooked Breakfast 2009.

This is our guests' favourite part of Keswick, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Royal Oak at Keswick has been welcoming guests since 15 Jul 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Keswick, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish


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Room type
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 double bed
1 large double bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • thank you for your earlier response for the dogs. I also wanted to now if there is a charge for the carparks as Ir realise you don't have one. Thanks
    Car parks are pay and display unfortunately but I recommend Church street, Helvellyn street as it is free on street parking and unlimited
    Answered on 27 June 2020
  • Hi we’re interested in a 2 night stay this December, can you tell me if our spaniel is allowed to stay in the room or is your hotel dog friendly in pu..
    Hello Alex, All of our rooms are dog friendly, as is our bar area - so you are more than welcome to bring your four-legged friend with you - it is an..
    Answered on 3 February 2020
  • Hi. Can you tell me if you have any rooms with king size or super king beds please. Thank you.
    Hi Our Monarch room is super king and the 2 royal rooms are king.
    Answered on 10 February 2021
  • Is this room pet friendly?
    Hello All our rooms are pet friendly, there is just a one off charge of £15 for the deep clean after your stay Thanks Mat
    Answered on 7 October 2020
  • is ther anywhere to park ?
    Best places to park are Helvellyn street, Blencathra street and church street as they are completely free and unlimited.
    Answered on 7 October 2020
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site
  • Restaurant
    • Ambiance
Facilities of Royal Oak at Keswick
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
Most popular facilities
Free WiFi
Non-smoking rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • City view
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Packed lunches
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Royal Oak at Keswick takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 23:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


From 09:00 to 11:00



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.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Cash Royal Oak at Keswick accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking more than 3 rooms, a 50% non-refundable deposit will be required for all bookings over 3 rooms. The team at the hotel will make contact to arrange this.

If you would prefer a room with a bath please request this when booking.

Please note that only a limited number of rooms are dog friendly. Please contact the hotel directly to arrange allocation of a pet friendly room. Unfortunately, additional pets cannot be accommodated.

Please note that the property does not have onsite storage facilities for bicycles.

Please inform Royal Oak at Keswick in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Royal Oak at Keswick

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

  • Check-in at Royal Oak at Keswick is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Royal Oak at Keswick is 500 yards from the centre of Keswick.

  • Royal Oak at Keswick offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at Royal Oak at Keswick can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish

    • Room options at Royal Oak at Keswick include:

      • Twin
      • Double
      • Suite

    • Royal Oak at Keswick has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant