The Daffodil Hotel and Spa offers contemporary luxury on the shores of Grasmere water, located in the heart of The Lake District and just a short walk into Grasmere village. A full English breakfast is served each morning and free WiFi is available throughout. Rooms at The Daffodil Hotel and Spa are stylish and spacious, each with a flat-screen TV and media panel, en suite bathroom with complimentary Molton Brown toiletries, luxury crisp cotton linen, ironing facilities and still bottled water. Guests staying at The Daffodil can also indulge in the hotel’s luxury spa complete with Germaine De Capuccini therapies and products, a 10m thermal pool, steam room, sauna and tepidarium. Spa treatments are available by prior arrangement. The restaurant at The Daffodil serves a traditional British menu with a modern twist. The dining room enjoys a lake view, as does the Sitting Room where afternoon tea is served. In addition the property has a beautiful terrace for enjoying the finer weather. The hotel is situated on the A591 as you enter Grasmere which allows easy access to the popular Lake District towns of Keswick 13 miles to the north and Ambleside 4 miles to the south.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

The Daffodil Hotel & Spa has been welcoming guests since 1 Dec 2005.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

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

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free parking available at the hotel


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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


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Free WiFi
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  • James
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Comfortable bed and toiletries were nice. Excellent fruit salad at breakfast and the breakfast in general was really good. The hotel was quiet and relaxed
  • Spionkop1
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    EVERYTHING WAS GREAT. This was our fifth stay at the Daffodil Hotel since 2014 - we knew how high the standards were when we booked for this year. Location, the food, the room, the service - we could not find anything to be disappointed by...
  • Ben
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very friendly staff, lovely warm welcome. Great big spacious room, very clean, impressive bathroom. Hot, powerful shower. Restaurant was amazing, food at breakfast and dinner was delicious. Spa was very modern and relaxing. Wifi was fast....
  • Susan
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff at The Daffodil hotel are exceptional. Everyone was incredibly friendly wherever we went to in the hotel. The food was much more than I expected and it was a wonderful place to celebrate my husbands 60th birthday and our wedding...
  • Sara
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location .excellent views.Hotel quiet and comfortable. Food was fabulous
  • Sophie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location spectacular, amazing views. Breakfast was great with a good selectionwhat's not to like
  • Gill
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We couldn’t book any spa treatments should really of been made aware to book before arrival,with it being a spa hotel we came to have a break and treatments rather disappointing but the rest of the hotel was fine
  • Elaine
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff , were very Friendly and polite, there was a lovely Romanian girl with dark hair in dining room who was very helpful , was nice to see lots of different nationalities working there , the spa was fabulous and so was breakfast with a...
  • Quentin
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The thermal pool was amazingly unique. The view of the lake is outstanding.
  • Tatyana
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    We booked this place last minute... It was a very pleasant surprise ! We came to the Lake District to explore hiking and cycling trails. The hotel is located next to the lake and every morning we enjoyed the serenity of the view. Very nice...

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have use of the spa included in the room price?

    Yes Spa facilities are included in your stay.
    Answered on 11 March 2020
  • how much is spa access

    Hello Spa access is free to all our residents.
    Answered on 2 March 2020
  • are dogs allowed

    We only allow dogs in certain rooms.
    Answered on 11 March 2020
  • What is the choice of meal that is included in the bed breakfast and dinner? Is it a set menu?

    Hello, we have a' la carte menu that you can choose from. Copy can be found on my web. See you soon.
    Answered on 10 July 2020
  • Are your spa facilities open now

    Hello, not yet. We will have some information tomorrow.
    Answered on 10 July 2020
  • Is there any dress code for the hotel and dining room??

    Hello, its smart casual. See you soon.
    Answered on 10 July 2020
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Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine

Facilities of The Daffodil Hotel & Spa
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular facilities
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Light therapy
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

The Daffodil Hotel & Spa takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 23:30

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


From 07:00 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.

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

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
3 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
£35 per child, per night
4 - 15 years
Extra bed upon request
£35 per child, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash The Daffodil Hotel & Spa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that all bookings over 5 rooms or more will be charged in full on the day of booking and the payment is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Please note that all bookings made within 48 hours of arrival will also be charged in full on the day of booking and the payment is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Please note that children under the age of 16 are not permitted in the spa area of the hotel.

Spa treatments should be booked in advance to avoid any disappointment.

Pets are allowed in very limited number of rooms and are charged GBP 15 per pet per night.

The hotel will do their very best to fulfil all special requests however they are unable to guarantee them.

Half-board rates include an allowance of up to GBP 35 per adult, per night, which can spent on dishes chosen from the Dining Room menu. Drinks (including hot drinks) will be charged separately.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

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 Daffodil Hotel & Spa

  • Room options at The Daffodil Hotel & Spa include:

    • Double

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

  • The Daffodil Hotel & Spa has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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

  • Guests staying at The Daffodil Hotel & Spa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • The Daffodil Hotel & Spa offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Body treatments
    • Beauty Services
    • Spa facilities
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Body wrap
    • Manicure
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Facial treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Pedicure
    • Steam room
    • Light therapy
    • Spa/wellness packages

  • Yes, The Daffodil Hotel & Spa is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Daffodil Hotel & Spa is 1,000 yards from the centre of Grasmere. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.