Hotel Borrowdale Gates

Grange-in-BorrowdaleKeswickCA12 5UQUnited Kingdom
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About Hotel Borrowdale Gates

Set in the green hills of Borrowdale Valley is this country house-style hotel. The Hotel Borrowdale Gates is a four-star hotel a short walk to nearby lakes.

All rooms come with an ensuite, tea and coffee facilities, a TV and DVD player. Select from the Standard, Deluxe or Superior rooms. Superior Suites have a lounge area with a balcony, and flame-effect fire. All rooms are non-smoking.

The hotel has luggage storage, laundry, and business facilities such as fax and photocopier. Free parking is available onsite. The hotel also has free Wi-Fi in all areas.

The restaurant serves an a la carte dinner with special diet menus upon request. Packed lunches can be made for guests taking day trips such as hiking, cycling or fishing. The bar with open fire is available for drinks in the afternoon and evening.

The hotel is five minutes’ drive from the Derwent Water and is a popular destination for walkers, hikers and cyclists.


Grange-in-Borrowdale, Keswick, CA12 5UQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(0)1786777204 | Fax: +44(0)1768777195 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

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

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Business center
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Balcony / Patio
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Clean as a Whistle.

The hotel is very neat and tidy with housekeeping staying on top of cleanliness making for a welcoming arrival for guests.

Rolling Green.

Located among the rolling hills and lakes of Borrowdale Valley and the Lakeland district, past guests loved to be in the relaxing surrounds.

Helpful Service.

Guests appreciated the friendly and personal touch from staff at the Borrowdale Gates, who are helpful and quick to offer local advice.

Negative Reviews

Patchy Wi-Fi.

A number of guests said they have problems with the free Wi-Fi, either it was a weak signal or it would drop out entirely. If Wi-Fi is a necessity during your trip, perhaps bring your own mobile Wi-Fi with you.

Over-priced for Some.

The high scoring this hotel receives makes it clear they are functioning on multiple levels very well, however some guests found their experience over-priced, whether it was in the restaurant or with the accommodation. As guests, be sure you’re fully awar

Food Complaints.

While the majority of guests thoroughly enjoyed their meals, some guests had problems with either the service, or the food, suggesting meals were served luke-warm, tasteless or too lean, or that the restaurant didn’t service espresso coffee

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 77 reviews across the web
9.1 /10
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    9.4 /10
    9.3 /10
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    8.4 /10
9.1 out of 10 based on 77 reviews