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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely house and we had a double room. I think it was 2 beds pushed together but didn't notice it when asleep. Room was lovely as was shower which was decent. It appeared that everything was new to me. The views from the bedroom of the lake were stunning. Unfortunately for us we had booked it on...

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had the most fantastic weekend here a hidden gem to say the least. Stayed in the B&B lodges (Scafell) they are huge 2 x single beds our choice 2 comfy chairs and a huge bathroom with tv safe etc etc. Breakfast was really good a tad warmer and a few more veggie items wouldn't go amiss but this only...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Myself and partner and another couple were looking for a secluded place to stay for our walking break in the lakes and found this place. The trust has the big house to stay in and also a few lodges dotted around the estate, we selected treglow lodge. Don't expect a luxury log cabin, however I really cannot fault the accommodation....

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you like walking in the dark at night then you have a pleasant 20 minute walk in from a lovely peaceful location. Good vale for money, comfortable room, bed. From it's website you can find what the Brathay Hall/trust is all about, but when you are just staying for accommodation purposes they don't impose on you, ask for any...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Just been. Was bored, sat in the house, Went on a comparison website, it was the cheapest. 24 hrs later I was there. Weather was glorious. Parking was easy right outside, the girl on reception was particularly helpful & polite. Even knew my name without me even saying anything. Nice grounds, walked to the lakeside and along. Took about 20...

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Thank camer0n34
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Why give your money to a hotel chain when it could go to the well being of under privileged youths, makes me feel much better knowing it is going to do some good. The superior room is really nice in the lodges. Shame about the weather when we went... Tanked down all weekend!

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Thank TerryBrown1
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Arrived earlier than expected arrival time, this was no problem for the staff. We stayed in one of the Scafell lodges which overlook the mountain. Very quiet setting. The room was huge and the en-suite was suitable for a wheelchair user (handy for some). Fairly comfy bed but it was a shame the room was advertised as a superior double...

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed in a superior room in the scafel lodge. Room was nice, large and clean. Had a king size bed which was comfortable. The views from the room were stunning. It has a big glass door to see out of and nice chairs to relax in. The hotel is in 100's of acres of land and is on the edge...

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Good location; guiet, easy parking, good views of the lake. Room was clean and comfortable with all facilities working and in order. Very helpful staff. Within easy reach of Lake District attractions. Will stay again.

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Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stopped here for a night while on a road trip, arrived late and found there was no food, despite the reviews telling us otherwise. Still we hit the local Chinese takeaway and that got us sorted. Lovely bar area where we ate and sunk a couple of beers too, Beds were fine, duvets were a bit small, but this...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Brathay Hall is the residential training centre of Brathay Trust, the national charity that inspires young people to become successful, confident and responsible citizens. Set in 360 acres of mature woodland and rolling pastures, at the head of Windermere, the imposing Georgian country house offers B&B accommodation suitable for all the family. The Hall is set in its own grounds on the north shore of Windermere, with beautiful views of the lake. The site offers a variety of accommodation, with something to suit all pockets from single en-suite through to luxury lodges with King size beds, seating area and good sized bathrooms. All rooms are en-suite, with colour television, tea and coffee making facilities. The Loughrigg rooms are all single en-suite and are detached from the main building, with their own parking area; Helvellyn rooms are en-suite, and can be either singles or twinned, and are situated in the main Hall; the Scafell rooms are our latest addition and take the form of luxury lodges, again detached from the main building; all are en-suite; and feature picture windows with stunning views of the Cumbrian hills. Breakfast is served from 8am – 9am in our dining room, where you can gaze out across the grounds at the beautiful lake and hills, truly an inspiring start to the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brathay Hall

Address: Brathay, Ambleside LA22 0HP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $105 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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