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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous place to stay. Truly glorious location. Great bedrooms. Beautifully appointed & spotless. The food was excellent but what you remember is the friendliness of the staff & how helpful they are. Good drying facilities & very nice to be able to walk into Keswick. Can't fault it. We went as a couple , not as part of...

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london
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This hotel is run by HF holidays, an organisation that runs group holidays - walking, cycling and interests such as birds, arts and crafts. The group activities are very well run and the facilities, eg boot and drying rooms, packed lunches and evening entertainment are excellent. The hotel and its facilities may also be used by others. We are a...

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Ironbridge Gorge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I thought the Hotel was good and the facilities and little extras for people wishing to walk or cycle were also well prepared, ie; packed lunches, walking guides for three different levels of walks. Position was very favorable, rooms were clean, and the food was generally good and the staff were also helpful and pleasant . Did not think the...

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2Thank Harry P
Denholm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We took the long way walk from Braithwaite to Portinscale before heading into Keswick. My wife spotted the sign near to the boating area so we followed it. The Hotel is set in lovely grounds and we easily found our way to the front where there were a couple of tables free on the patio. First impressions were that the...

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2Thank Mark F
Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The Derwent Bank is a lovely hotel on the shores of the Lake. We had a top floor room which was very clean and modern with nice views. Breakfasts were good . We didn't try the Evening Meals as we personally preferred to eat in Keswick where there was plenty of choice . We had a coffee in the cafe...

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1Thank David W
Wirral
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

I travel solo a lot and join up with walking and/or cycling groups. Derwent Bank is amongst my favourite places to stay and I will go back time and time again. The rooms have been recently refurbished, the bar and dining areas are very pleasant as is the conservatory. The views of the lake and the beautiful gardens make this...

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2Thank Edna_M0de
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely clean hotel in a fantastic location but unfortunately everything else was poor. I booked for two nights b & b basis for a romantic break with my husband, but the hotel does not cater for couples at all, we were told we could eat in the lovely restaurant in the evening but only option was a set 3 course...

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3Thank emily b
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Stayed here mid August 2015 for 4 nights as part of a guided walking holiday. I had a single room which was small but adequate for 4 nights and clean. Some rooms have a view of the lake, but my room overlooked a lovely garden. My room was on the top floor, which meant walking up and down 3 flights...

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Havant, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

My first time on HF holiday,won't be the last. Warm welcome lovely room very good choice on menu and lots of interesting people to talk to. Came with another couple men went walking and so did we,but gentle walks and relaxing coffees Abraham s in Keswick above George Fisher, Harpers ice cream;- Aira Force Waterfall beautiful and lovely café too...

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2015

My partner and I stayed here for a week in mid June on an HF guided walking holiday. The hotel is beautifully situated with extensive gardens, including woodland, on the banks of Derwentwater. We paid a little extra for a premium room on the first floor with lovely views of the lake. It was a large room with a spacious...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The breathtaking scenery of the English Lake District has long been popular with visitors. Whether you choose to explore on foot, by bike or on a leisurely lake cruise, this landscape of tranquil lakes and dramatic fells will hold you in its spell. The Lake District is also rich in history and culture with castles, historic houses, museums and theatres all within easy reach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Derwent Bank

Address: Derwent Bank Derwent Water, Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5TY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick > Portinscale
Hotel Class:4 star — Derwent Bank 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Best views are over the lake; second best are over the garden. The second floor involves a lot of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Ajsclapham, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were fine probably the better ones were at the back of the hotel overlooking the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles 109harryp, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“we only had coffee”
 of 5 bubbles 60markf, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“There is no lift, so ask for a first floor room if you have problems.”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaMM540, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask to be in the main hotel, not a chalet. Premium rooms with lake or garden view on lower floors are lovely and worth paying the extra for.”
 of 5 bubbles Anne_Sand_11, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
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