Nestling in 2 acres of riverside gardens on the edge of picturesque Grasmere village, Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa is a 4-star hotel with a stylish Four AA Silver Stars and 2 AA-Rosette restaurant, stunning designer rooms and a riverside spa. Each luxurious room features a flat-screen satellite TV and a sleek bathroom with a hairdryer and bathrobes. All rooms have views over the nearby fells. Overlooking the hotel gardens, the stylish Garden Restaurant at Rothay Garden provides award-winning food, using local, seasonal produce. A generous Lakeland breakfast is served each morning. Riverside Spa offers guests an exclusive facility including Hydrospa, a Herbal Pine Sauna, Aromatherapy Room and a Reflexology Walk. In the English Lake District, Rothay Garden Hotel was built in 1856 and is a short walk from Grasmere’s lake. Rydal Water is just 1.5 miles away and Ambleside, Windermere and Kendal are within easy reach.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
8.8
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
8.0
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
9.0
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Fred
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The location and the excellent bus service in the area. The choice of food at both breakfast and dinner was very varied and you could never be stuck for choice.
  • Graham
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Fantastic stay, lovely room with beautiful views. Good food and a really nice relaxing environment
  • Carrie
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    2nd time visiting rothay garden hotel and it was just as perfect as the first time, had food in the restaurant this stay and it was phenomenal. The staff are so friendly and nothing is ever too much, the room was clean and had a lovely view....

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      British

Facilities of Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular facilities
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Private parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs £10 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Adult only
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Wellness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 to 23:00

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

Check-out

From 08:00 to 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 older than 12 years are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as 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

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 12 and older are allowed)

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Kindly note the hotel does not have a lift. Parking charged at £10 per night, payable on arrival.

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 Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa

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

  • Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Guests staying at Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • À la carte

  • Room options at Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Spa facilities
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area

  • Check-in at Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa on this page.

  • Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa is 500 yards from the centre of Grasmere. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.