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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Just returned from a two night break at the Inn on the Lake and found the hotel and its staff to be excellent. Nothing was too much trouble and the food and service were first class. The hotel overlooks Ullswater Lake which is one if the most beautiful lakes. The grounds of the hotel are well cared for and you...

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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We were driving home from our mini moon in Edinburgh and headed for Windermere as had never been to the lakes! We saw the lights on outside and thought we would stop off to see what it was like and wow..we were greeted by Christmas trees everywhere! It was so beautiful, we sat in The orangery and had our drink...

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel for a short break. Right on the edge of the lake with a view that, thanks to the mild weather was stunning. Food was excellent in both the restaurant and the ramblers bar next door. Staff were very helpful and attentive. Worth taking a steamer trip on the lake. Would stay there again

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

A fantastic location right by lake Ullswater, lovely views and gardens. Staff were excellent, friendly and helpful and very courteous. Rooms: we had a second floor lake view room with balcony, it was a very nice room but nothing more, quite small but adequate I suppose, so based on that I think the room rates are quite steep. Food: excellent...

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Nottingham
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

What a fabulous Hotel very comfortable cosy and welcoming . We spent last weekend there and despite the bad weather thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff were very courteous and helpful the cleanliness exceptional and the food was just to our taste and beautifully presented. Would highly recommend and hope to visit again.

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2015

In October we spent an amazing week at this wonderful part of the world, I highly recommend this place, both for the excellent cuisine which is so delightful the presentation of the mouth watering dishes at times almost looks too good to eat. The comfort and beautiful decor at Inn on the Lake does you'r heart good to be there...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear ANN L Thank you for your very kind words. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us even though your husband took ill. It was a pleasure to look after you and Im so pleased your husband recovered and is well. I will pass on your lovely comments to all the staff and we hope you revisit...

North Yorkshire
Reviewed 20 November 2015

They have really tried here and are close to being a little bit special. Situated in a most idyllic part of the lake , with comfortable and attractive bedrooms, lovely lounge and bar areas, yet there is that little bit missing which surely comes down to training. All the staff encountered were friendly and helpful but in some cases not...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Scrubber077 Thank you for your review. I am so pleased you found the majority of your stay enjoyable and the hotel to your liking. We do have 2 new staff in the restaurant so I will bring up your comments with the breakfast manager. On the whole we very good feedback about the food but again I will bring...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2015

We got married here and the staff are really good the rooms are great but the scenery and setting is amazing. We come to the Lake District twice a year and its spectacular and this is one of the prettiest places that is accessable by car. There are good walks in the area and some nice drives around the area...

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear Germiwi Thank you for your very kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your wedding and all that the lakes has to offer. I hear so many people saying that it’s just seems you get away from everything when you visit Ullswater, such natural unspoiled beauty. We do hope you revisit us again and let us wish you...

Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2015

The Hotel is located in a small village and built right on the lake side with fantastic views across Ulswater to the fells on the other bank, it's about 8 or 9 miles from the M6 and Penrith where morrisons supermarket and most other shops can be found. We had a two night stay this month and enjoyed every minute....

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear regiment888 Thank you for your lovely review. The hotel is situated in the most beautiful location, it never ceases to amaze me how you can never take for granted such beautiful views. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and found everything so lovely. I will pass on your very kind comments to all the staff...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic hotel,with nice Christmas decorations and all the staff was lovely.Excellent foods including breakfast with plenty to choose.The view was priceless.Were going back again next as my parents will visits England.There is a small shop near the hotel.

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manageriotl, General Manager at Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Dear pradamary_11 Thank you for your very kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and the hotel lived up to your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you and your parents back and hopefully it won’t be too long. Kind regards Gary and the team

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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The Orangery
The Orangery
Cuisines: European, British
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Inn on the Lake Hotel ia a 4 star hotel that enjoys one of the most spectacular settings in the Lake District in 15 acres of grounds with lawns sweeping to the shores of Lake Ullswater. The Inn on the Lake is only 12 miles from the M6 motorway and the drive is very dramatic with the road curving around the Lake and the backdrop scenery of the fells. There are 47 en-suite bedrooms, all thoughtfully designed with most rooms having breathtaking views, some looking towards the magnificent Helvellyn mountain range, while the majority look over the ever changing Ullswater. Each room is fully equipped with everything you come to expect in this quality 4 star hotel. For that special occasion upgrade to a superior room or one of the very popular, stunning four-poster bedrooms. From the moment you walk into reception you will find an interior that compliments this fabulous setting. This leads through to the popular Lounge Bar where a warm welcome awaits with large bay windows overlooking the well landscaped gardens, which lead to the hotels jetties on Ullswater. Enjoy a drink any time of the day, a light lunch or afternoon tea in the Lounge or on our Lakeside terrace. The award-winning 2 AA Rosette Lake View Restaurant provides something for all tastes, or for less formal dining The Ramblers Bar, situated within the hotel’s grounds, offers the option to enjoy a pint of real ale. The hotel also has its own outdoor activities including pitch & putt, croquet and children's outdoor play area. Gary and his team at The Inn on the Lake Hotel look forward to welcoming you soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn on the Lake

Address: Glenridding CA11 0PE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Glenridding
Price Range: $321 - $451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Inn on the Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 47
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Inn On The Lake Hotel Glenridding
Inn On The Lake Ullswater
Inn On The Lake Glenridding, UK - Lake District
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