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Station Square Cumbria, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6EJ England
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 02/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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#6 of 10 in Grange-over-Sands
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The Grange Hotel is a luxury four-star gem located on the idyllic southern fringe of the beautiful English Lake District. The property enjoys an unrivalled position in the pretty little coastal town of Grange-over-Sands. This lovely setting, with its breathtaking panoramic bay views, is only fifteen miles from Lake Windermere and provides an ideal gateway to the awe-inspiring majesty of the Lake District National Park.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Massage
Steam room
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Seating area
Telephone
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Family
Historic Hotel
Languages Spoken
English, Polish
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James McGregor wrote a review 26 May
Milnthorpe, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Me and my fiancée have been twice now and on the second visit we stayed at the Broughton Suite and we were extremely impressed by the quality of the room. The room was very spacious and me and my fiancée made use of all three parts of the room. The staff were very friendly and made our stay equally as great as the last time. The quality of food is unmatched and we were served in a timely manner. The swimming pool was great and I spent every evening there 5* service all round highly recommended.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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crossfire3108 wrote a review June 2021
Lincolnshire109 contributions136 helpful votes
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We have just returned from a 5 night stay at the Grange Hotel and have to say that we were very impressed. Sometimes website photographs do not match reality, but happily, that was not the case and our expectations were fully met. The hotel itself has a charm and an elegance that I imagine it has retained from when it was built in 1866. All areas are beautifully decorated and maintained, and our large room was lovely with a 4 poster bed and a roll top bath in the en-suite. Towels were very white and fluffy, just how they should be. Water was hot and plentiful. Lovely surroundings are so important and I think they affected our fellow guests similarly as everyone seemed friendly and happy. Parking places immediately outside the hotel were limited and usually already taken but we always managed to find a space further down the drive which entailed a short walk back up. Breakfast was well thought out with a list being presented each morning for us to tick our choices of cereal, coffee etc. which was brought to the table. Hot buffet was served separately when we went up for it. We didn’t take dinner in the restaurant as we prefer to go out. Staff members were polite, friendly, and sometimes delightfully informal, it was nice to see them interacting jovially with each other at times. A small issue with our room on arrival was quickly resolved. We were able to book and use the swimming pool and jacuzzi, another good experience. Grange-over-Sands itself is also charming and has an old fashioned and genteel feel about it. The ornamental gardens, with the duck pond, are lovely, and we enjoyed regular walks along the promenade which is also lined with gardens. Whoever maintains these deserves a thank you - they are beautiful. Proper delicious ice cream can be had, and the Indian restaurant in Grange is also to be recommended. A couple of things: new toasters are needed for the breakfast toast; a selection of pillows would be nice rather than pillows all the same thickness. Would we return? Most definitely.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Responded 9 July 2021
Dear crossfire3108 Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. How fantastic to hear that your stay lived up to your expectations! It is brilliant to read your appreciation of our historic, Victorian hotel and that you felt welcomed and amongst a friendly environment. We are glad that you found time to luxuriate in the pool and jacuzzi. It is the perfect spot to relax and watch the world go by or shake off a few muscle aches after a day's hard fell walking.Thank you for your appreciation of our fabulous staff who are a fantastic team, many of whom have worked together for a long while. They will be glad they made a difference to your stay. Grange-over-Sands is very well served by numerous local volunteers who tend to the fantastic floral displays on the promenade and around town. They are much appreciated by all of us here. The town is a small, vibrant and friendly place with an array of tea rooms and cafes, an Indian and a Chinese restaurant as well as a couple of pubs, both serving good food. Visitors can choose from a range of local walks and rambles depending on how energetic they feel. I will pass forward your suggestions. We value guest feedback in our efforts to maintain and improve our provision. We hope to see you again in the near future. Warm regards Grange Hotel Team
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Raymee287 wrote a review 24 May
Leeds, United Kingdom13 contributions3 helpful votes
BAD THINGS I was most unimpressed with the Grange hotel in several respects. 1. The rooms are very outdated and look like something from Faulty Towers. Going by the carpet and the decor - it seems like a refurb has not happened since probably 1980. I dread to think whats crawling in the crevices of the hotel. 2. The room furniture is not very practical or functional and is trying to impress by being all sort of "period french Louise XV cabriolet style" furniture but is actually rather gaudy and in parts vulgar. The tables all had thick cold marble tops - including bedside cabinets. The one to work from (e.g. if you're doing laptop work) - is so high, that you can only do laptop work by either standing up or working on your bed. My bed was four poster - but the curtains had so much dust on them - I dare not touch them!!! I would have much preferred a bed with no such frills if cleanliness is at risk! 3. They have a reception staff member called Luke - who I think is new. He did not appear very interested in anyone, lacked people skills, and =simply gave unhelpful responses or looking very blank thus giving you no faith in him whatsoever. He seemed to have little interest in my overcharged invoice bill. 4. Yes, my invoice - had an overcharge of £50. 5. The room price £120 a night I think is quite strong. That includes evening dinner and breakfast, but I think the rate I would pay in most hotels would be £70-80/night GOOD THINGS 1. The bathroom - I have to admit was nice. Although the person who did some repair work and replaced the tiling - has done it so bad that they should get someone professional. I suspect they have been trying to cut corners by keeping costs down by getting an odd job man who doesn't do things to a professional standard. 2. The breakfast was exceptional - good range, Nicely cooked. Attentive and kind staff. The man who serves you is particularly nice. 3. The dinner - was absolutely exceptional. Almost Masterchef quality. Absolutely worth eating here. I was shocked that such a dated and tired hotel could serve such consistently good food. 4. The gardens are absolutely lovely and well kept. 5. Wonderful views from the windows. 6. Most of the staff are nice - apart from Luke and an evening receptionist lady who wasn't particularly warm and inviting, but neither was she cold and blank like Luke. Luke seems to not want to be there.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Navigator563584 wrote a review 23 May
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Excellent service and lovely room in a beautiful building in a lovely location. Convenient for all the lake district. Two weary travellers looking for an overnight stop. But we will definitely return.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Chris H wrote a review 23 May
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Notwithstanding the pandemic, we have stayed at the Grange Hotel year on year since 2006 when we got married there. On our last stay in August 2020 we found out that Angela and her team had left and it shows. On arrival at 2.44pm we waited until 4pm for the room to become available, so any of the hotel's amenities (pool / sauna) couldn't be used. We were then allocated room 102 which is approximately the size of Harry Potter's cupboard at 4 Privet Drive. I raised this with reception as at £194 this room was not value for money. The receptionist offered us a move or a reduction in price (superior room to the cost of a classic), as we were minutes away from a dinner reservation we opted for the latter as moving rooms wasn't an feasible. Problem solved, well until check out on Saturday and were we had to have the discussion all over again as the receptionist on Friday made no record of our conversation to hand over to staff on Saturday. In addition I was advised that the receptionist on Friday ‘had not got the authority to offer another room or discount as he was new' and that 'given the price of things £194 is a fair price'. I have to apologise for losing my temper at this point, but I love the hotel and at the moment I cannot see a day when I will return and that upsets me.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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USD 97 - USD 217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
grange hotel over sands
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandCumbriaLake DistrictGrange-over-Sands
NUMBER OF ROOMS
55
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Frequently Asked Questions about Grange Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Grange Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Promenade (0.9 km), The Relaxation Room (0.04 km), and Choco Lori (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Grange Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Grange Hotel?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a desk, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Grange Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Grange Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Grange Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Estuary Bistro, Thyme Out Grange, and The Hazelmere.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Grange Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Grange Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Grange Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Grange Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Polish.