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The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

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“hikers bar”(44 reviews)
“residents lounge”(22 reviews)
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

I stayed here for 1 night last week with my husband & my dog. We arrived on foot after walking from Hawkshead. Despite our, less than clean, attire we received a friendly welcome & were given a tour of the hotel before being shown to...More

Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel should not be confused with the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, which is about a mile away and has a small concentration of tourist attractions in front.  The rooms at the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel are small (and clean) but it...More

Thank DownhillSkier67
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Review is for the Hikers bar only. Great place for relaxing after walking langdale valley. Had fish and chips and pint of Jennings Cumberland ale. Both excellent. There was a great choice on offer, about 6 real ales and scrumpy at reasonable prices. Packed night...More

Thank Rplunket
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The old dungeon ghyll hotel is a very cosy and comforting hotel. It is extremely affordable and include a free breakfast. Engulfed by the fabulous views of the valley the hotel is perfect for a good rest after a long day of exploring and walking....More

Thank Fioja27
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Everybit as good as last time. Location picturesque. Food marvellous ( even got free poached toast and haggis late one night in the hotel bar). Rooms cosy...Nice place to relax after a long days walking. Staff very friendly and helpful. Limited technology no tvs weak...More

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Free Internet
Free Parking
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Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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Price range
USD 109 - USD 177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#5 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#11 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 109 - USD 177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#5 Family Hotel in Ambleside
#11 Romantic Hotel in Ambleside
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Take your own pillows and dressing gowns if you don't get an en-suite room"
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"Resident's bar was a nice quiet place to have a meal."
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