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Scafell Hotel

Rosthwaite, Keswick, CA12 5XB, United Kingdom
+44 176 877 7208


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Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 260 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 8.8
  • 8.3
  • 5.1

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  • Great menu
  • Friendly service


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    The Scafell Hotel is located in the very heart of Borrowdale, considered by many as England s finest valley. The hotel is surrounded by mighty fells, tranquil meadows and crystal clear waters. The Hotel is situated almost at the foot of Great Gable and the Scafell Massif and is, therefore, an excellent centre for walking either in the valley, along river banks, the Derwentwater lake shore,the fells or on Lakelands highest peaks. For those wishing to tour around it is an ideal centre from which to visit other Lake District locations. Those who are content with gentle rambling or just lazing on restful lawns fringed by trees amidst imposing scenery will be equally happy staying here. The comfortable bedrooms, beautifully decorated and some furnished with traditional antique furniture, are all equipped with private facilities,TV, radio and tea / coffee making facilities. The public rooms have been tastefully furnished, including the elegantly re- furnished lounge and restaurant where one can enjoy excellent fare prepared by skilled chefs. Under the direction for the past 37 years of the owner,Miles Jessop and now Managing Director Andrew Nelson who together with the management and staff of the Scafell Hotel offer an efficient and friendly service, so making this comfortable Hotel a perfect base for exploring the Lake District.

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    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 260 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 8.3 "Comfort level is high."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.5 "Good bar."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."
    • 1.0 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 184 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.2 "Comfort level is high."
      8.1 "81% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.2 "82% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.0 "Average cleanliness."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 1.1 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.0 "90% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 31 reviews
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.8 "Tasty food."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
    • 1.0 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.0 "90% said the wifi quality was bad."

    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 44 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.1 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.6 "Good bar."
    • 7.0 "Tasty food."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
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    "Great menu"
    "Friendly service"
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