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Best Western Grasmere Red Lion Hotel

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

It's a bit of a shame that food stops at 9 especially when going out hiking all day can lead to getting back to the hotel late, but all hotels and restaurants in the area seem to do the same thing. Other than that, it was a great place with friendly staff.

We arrived at the property just in time to get one of the last parking spaces in the small car park. We were greeted by a friendly, if surprised, staff who went about sorting our reservation that apparently not yet been transmitted to them. Our room at the end of a hall was quite comfortable and had a nice view. The public areas of the hotel are well cared for and comfortable. Dinner was a multiple-course fixed price affair, so we preferred to walk about the village and enjoy the scenery, taking a meal at one of several local restaurants. As nice as the area is, we still had to catch up on work and were pleased that there was free wireless Internet throughout the hotel, including a good signal in our room. We also appreciated that there were multiple power outlets available, including one near a mirror. There was a small TV in the room with limited channels. All in all, the Red Lion is a pleasant hotel with a friendly staff and reasonable rates. It is certainly a comfortable choice if you are visiting the area.

The town of Grasmere is really a super place to stay while on a visit to the Lake District. The Red Lyon was one of the best priced hotels and I was very happy with it. The free breakfast was very nice and the dining room was great too. They have an indoor pool, pub (of course), a reading room, dining room, gym, and sun room. They really have more than you need on a trip. The hotel is right downtown and within easy walking distance to many stores, attractions, and resturants. The hotel staff were eager to help with tour information and bookings. I couldn't ask for more assistance and help. Without question, I'd tell anyone to stay there.

Red Lion Square Ambleside England

Located in Grasmere, Best Western Grasmere Red Lion Hotel is next to Grasmere Garden Village and Helm Crag. This 49-room, 3.5-star hotel has 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Ambleside, the hotel is also a short walk from St Oswald's Church and Wordsworth Museum.


Dining

Enjoy dining at one of 2 onsite restaurants including 1769 Bar & Restaurant, which specializes in international cuisine. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 8 AM to 10 AM.


All 49 rooms provide coffee makers, phones, and ironing boards. TVs come with satellite channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Rooms also include hair dryers.

Rooms


At Best Western Grasmere Red Lion Hotel, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. Free parking is available if you drive. A multilingual staff is on hand to help secure valuables, and offer sightseeing advice. Additional amenities include a steam room, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space.

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Guest reviews for Best Western Grasmere Red Lion Hotel

Couples (2) Other (1)
4

friendly quiet hotel

Couples

It's a bit of a shame that food stops at 9 especially when going out hiking all day can lead to getting back to the hotel late, but all hotels and restaurants in the area seem to do the same thing. Other than that, it was a great place with friendly staff.

By on Jun 18, 2014

4

red lion in grasmere

Couples

We arrived at the property just in time to get one of the last parking spaces in the small car park. We were greeted by a friendly, if surprised, staff who went about sorting our reservation that apparently not yet been transmitted to them. Our room at the end of a hall was quite comfortable and had a nice view. The public areas of the hotel are well cared for and comfortable. Dinner was a multiple-course fixed price affair, so we preferred to walk about the village and enjoy the scenery, taking a meal at one of several local restaurants. As nice as the area is, we still had to catch up on work and were pleased that there was free wireless Internet throughout the hotel, including a good signal in our room. We also appreciated that there were multiple power outlets available, including one near a mirror. There was a small TV in the room with limited channels. All in all, the Red Lion is a pleasant hotel with a friendly staff and reasonable rates. It is certainly a comfortable choice if you are visiting the area.

By on Jul 25, 2010

5

great place to stay

Singles

The town of Grasmere is really a super place to stay while on a visit to the Lake District. The Red Lyon was one of the best priced hotels and I was very happy with it. The free breakfast was very nice and the dining room was great too. They have an indoor pool, pub (of course), a reading room, dining room, gym, and sun room. They really have more than you need on a trip. The hotel is right downtown and within easy walking distance to many stores, attractions, and resturants. The hotel staff were eager to help with tour information and bookings. I couldn't ask for more assistance and help. Without question, I'd tell anyone to stay there.

By on Aug 20, 2008