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The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“hikers bar”(44 reviews)
“residents lounge”(22 reviews)
“great langdale”(19 reviews)
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

This review is just of the bar, I haven't visited the hotel as we were staying in the campsite across the road. A very traditional walker's pub at the remotest end of a valley, which is fine if thats your thing. Our kids were disappointed...More

3  Thank Solublepeter
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous night at the old dungeon ghyll whilst on a circuit of the lakes with 6 of us. Great beer, food really good quality lovely setting in guest bar. Breakfast really good variety and quality. Staff really friendly

1  Thank booby1961
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This place just oozes atmosphere. It is one of the most traditional Lakeland Inn's set in the most ideal location at the head of the Great Langdale valley. The inside seating area has so much atmosphere that you can wile away many an hour lazing...More

Thank SkinnyJonny
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

In a world of change the ODG stands unaffected and that's why it's is so nice to visit. Our children love the place and it's perfect for great hikes from the doorstep....which we did everyday. It's one of those places that really is chilled and...More

Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Stayed at ODG on the way back from Scotland. Had booked because of location and the chance for a brief exploration of the area. Room (double plus single) was good size and very comfortable. Atmosphere of the hotel is very much period with floral wallpapers...More

Thank Colin G
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Free Internet
Free Parking
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Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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USD 126 - USD 209 (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
Details
Price range
USD 126 - USD 209 (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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"Make sure you are en suite"
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"Make sure of your bathroom designation - private facilities or en-suite."
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