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The Wordsworth Hotel (Grasmere, United Kingdom)

The Wordsworth Hotel (Grasmere, United Kingdom)

About The Wordsworth Hotel

The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa is a luxurious country house hotel surrounded by mountains in the Grasmere area of the Lake District. It features an indoor pool and full spa. All rooms and suites are uniquely-decorated and feature luxury linens, a television and tea and coffee amenities. Some rooms also have mountain, garden or village views. The spa features a sauna and hot tub. Meeting facilities are available and the hotel is especially popular as a wedding venue. A free Wi-Fi service is available. The Signature Restaurant is a fine dining establishment serving a variety of dishes. Dove Bistro features local ales and fine meals from a lunch and dinner menu and afternoon tea with sandwiches and sweet treats is served every afternoon. The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa is a one-minute walk away from Grasmere Gingerbread Shop, home of world-famous gingerbread creations. Dove Cottage, the charming home of William Wordsworth, is just a kilometre from the hotel.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  (9.4 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (8.8 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (8.9 / 10)
  • Value for moneyFair  (7.1 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Excellent Staff.

The staff here come in for almost universal praise from guests who received a warm welcome. Guests were dealt with professionally and courteously when a problem arose as a result of a booking confusion.


Great Environment.

The pool and sauna, the gardens and the location of the hotel all appeal enormously. Guests who received an upgrade to a garden room appreciated having a door which opened onto the terrace and garden. They took advantage of it for an early cup of coffee a


Good Food.

The food in both the Signature Restaurant and the Dove Bistro is very well presented. One guest who had a spa treatment found it really relaxing and re-vitalising; the pool and the hot tub were also much enjoyed.

Negative Reviews



It seemed to guests that the prices of meals in the hotel are very high, in particular the breakfast, and they commented that there are excellent cafés and restaurants within walking distance. Breakfast service in the restaurant, while good on the first



Changing rooms in the spa were very small, hardly room for two to change. Also guests found their room and bathroom to be very small, making using the shower extremely awkward.


Needs Update.

Some of the rooms and decoration are rather dated. An old fashioned round pin plug was in evidence in one room, which also suffered from over heating as the radiator in the bathroom could not be turned off and was sending heat into the room where it was

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Lift
  3. Parking
  4. Terrace
  5. Pets allowed
  6. Hotel bar
  7. Conference rooms
  8. Non-smoking rooms
  9. Restaurant
  10. WiFi in public areas
  11. Free WiFi (public areas)
  12. Free WiFi
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Hairdryer
  5. Central heating
  6. Electric kettle
  7. Satellite TV
  8. Desk
  9. Sitting area
  10. Telephone
  11. Cable TV
  12. WiFi
  1. Accessible parking
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00


Stock Lane,  LA22 9SW,  Grasmere,  United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(15394)35592 | Fax: +44(15394)35765 | 

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