In the Borrowdale valley, this charming hotel has traditional rooms, and is surrounded by picturesque Lake District scenery. Free Wi-Fi is provided, as well as free private parking. Built in 1866, The Borrowdale Hotel still retains many original Victorian features. Some of the bedrooms feature lake views. With open fires, the oak-panelled lounge bar and conservatory are open for light lunches and afternoon teas, with terraces overlooking landscaped gardens and surrounding mountains. The AA Rosette Restaurant features a fine menu and friendly staff.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 single beds
2 single beds
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.9
Facilities
8.4
Cleanliness
8.9
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
7.8
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
7.8
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Karen
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Lovely public rooms and nice suite of rooms for us as a family.
  • Denise
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    There was a good selection for Breakfast. We also had Dinner in the restaurant and the Bar both of which were really lovely. Our room was comfy and clean. All of the staff were really pleasant and work exceptionally hard to deliver great customer...
  • Beckycadman
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    • The room had a balcony and looked like it had been recently refurbished. Comfy bed too! • Food was excellent. We had the afternoon tea and breakfast, and both were delicious. • Great location and free parking was available. • Staff were...

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      British
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambiance
      Traditional • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The Borrowdale Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Polish
  • Romanian

House rules

The Borrowdale Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 to 00:00

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

Check-out

From 07:00 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 are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

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

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted The Borrowdale Hotel 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

The Borrowdale restaurant features a fine menu of locally sourced and fresh food, and friendly staff. Please note we like our guests to have a special experience when dining in our restaurant and kindly request casual but smart attire and no faded/ripped jeans, branded t-shirts, shorts, trainers, walking boots ,flip flops or shorts.

When booking 5 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

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 The Borrowdale Hotel

  • The prices at The Borrowdale Hotel 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 The Borrowdale Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Room options at The Borrowdale Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single

  • The Borrowdale Hotel is 3.1 miles from the centre of Keswick. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Borrowdale Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • The Borrowdale Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking