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Yorkshire
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If I were designing my ideal place to stay it would be here. The decor is very tasteful with top quality Morris wallpaper, individual rooms all in a stunning location. Do pre book evening meals, richard and caroline are very welcoming hosts and the food is really really good and the wines reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We recently spent three nights at Grizedale Lodge which recommended to me by a work colleague. It was my husbands 50th birthday and he had always wanted to go to the Lake District and we were not disappointed. I contacted the owner Richard after making the booking as I wanted to arrange a bottle of wine in the room on...

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Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights with my Mum as a base to explore the Lake District. The Lodge is uniquely positioned in the Grizedale Forest and is perfect for walkers or Nature spotting from the comfy guest lounge or balcony. Richard was welcoming and helpful with suggestions of places to eat in Hawkshead. Prior to our arrival we received information...

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Burnopfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stay -I completely agree with all the other favourable reviews you'll read on this page. We had a very pleasant stay and were very well looked after. There's a wide choice available at breakfast -I tried the vegetarian option the second morning. It was delicious. There's a spacious sitting room for use of the...

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stayed at Grizedale Lodge for 3 nights as part of our visit to the Lake District and were amazed by the quality of the accommodation, the very warm welcome we received from Richard and the delicious food we ate. Breakfast was a delight, with an exceptional vegetarian breakfast including avacadon and hummus! An unlikely combination which worked very well....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had a lovely stay at the Grizedale Lodge, a beautifully renovated country inn. The room was comfortable with a nicely appointed bathroom. Breakfast was outstanding -- probably the best breakfast I had in England. Great coffee and perfectly prepared scrambled eggs and smoked salmon. Enjoyed speaking with other travelers seated nearby in the breakfast room. We would definitely return.

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yorkshire
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This was our first time ever staying at B&B, Richard was so welcoming when we arrived, gave us a tour of the house and brought us a pot of tea and cake, nice and efficient. Breakfast was lovely a nice laid back atmosphere. Amazing location with views of forest and we liked sitting on balcony watching the birds.

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am very pleased you both enjoyed your first stay at a B&B. The balcony is ideal to watch the birds and just relax, especially when the sun is out. All the best Richard

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We spent 3 nights here and absolutely loved it - amazing food and great service! We stayed in Room 4 which has a lovely view of the garden. Would definitely recommend to anyone after a relaxing stay in a convenient location.

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for recommending us. I hope you are able to stay again sometime soon. All the best Richard

New Delhi
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This was our first time ever staying at B&B, and I must say it was an awesome experience. Richard and Deborah are amazing hosts. Upon arrival, Richard showed us through the house, and our room (which was on ground floor. The lodge is located miles away (about 30 mins) from the hustle and bustle of Windermere, but in a beautiful...

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely, detailed review of your stay, what more can I add? Debs is a vegetarian and so the breakfast option for vegetarians is based on what she likes, and we have lots of guests having it just as a change. I hope to welcome you back sometime soon. All the best Richard

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Richard was so welcoming when we arrived, gave us a tour of the house and brought us a pot of tea and homemade chocolate brownies. Amazing location with views of forest and we liked sitting on balcony watching the birds. Stayed in room 3 which was a large room with very comfy king size bed, lovely decor and very nice...

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richardgrizedale, Owner at Grizedale Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review and I am so pleased you both enjoyed your stay. The whiskey porridge has always been popular even in summer! I hope to welcome you back again sometime. All the best Richard

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grizedale Lodge is a former hunting lodge set in the breathtaking setting of Grizedale Forest, just two miles from the famous village of Hawkshead, with its quaint historic shops, pubs and restaurants. Under new ownership since April 2011, this friendly high quality guest house welcomes walkers, cyclists, couples and families alike. Home cooked breakfast is included,; there's free parking on-site and well behaved dogs are welcome at a small charge. Grizedale Lodge recently gained a TripAdvisor award for achieving exceptional reviews on a continual basis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grizedale Lodge

Address: Grizedale LA22 0QL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grizedale
Price Range: $136 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Grizedale Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Grizedale Hotel Hawkshead
Grizedale Hotel Coniston
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“Those with lively children - the walls of the bedrooms are thin, my Mum snored I was on high alert for shh.ing so as not to disturb anyone.”
 of 5 bubbles travelurchins, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 was large with dual aspect windows. En suite bathroom a little compact but very usable. Bed very, very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles O3118PPjanb, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room on the ground floor would be most comfortable. They do have a four poster room on ground floor which is supposed to be the best.”
 of 5 bubbles TheGlobalIndian, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for Go ape”
 of 5 bubbles Tirthankar, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 has beautiful views and is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles lindao840, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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