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Derwentwater Hotel

Lakeside setting close to Keswick

Derwentwater Hotel

Derwentwater Hotel

Set in some of the most stunning countryside in the UK, in picturesque grounds teeming with wildlife and views across Derwent Water this hotel really is something special. Let the Derwentwater be your base as you explore the majesty of the lakes. Within the hotel, you’ll find an excellent standard of service, and all the facilities you’d expect from a Coast and Country venue. You’ll find an intimate, relaxed feel throughout, and a warm, friendly service at all times. We are delighted to welcome dogs to the Derwentwater Hotel where possible. Extra charges may apply.
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  • Great for - Gardens
  • Great for - Nature
  • Great for - Walking
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  • Overview


    • Set in a fantastic location just two miles from the town of Keswick
    • Comfortable lounge and bar areas plus a conservatory with lake views
    • A dog friendly hotel - dogs are permitted in guest rooms and have full range of our grounds
    • Set in 18 acres of picturesque grounds offering outstanding views of the fells and Lake Derwentwater
    • Plenty of luxurious en suite rooms offering stylish decor with upgrade rooms available offering fantastic lake views
    • Excellent food and award winning service from our long serving friendly staff
    • The hotel's bar and conservatory were refurbished in 2017, giving you luxurious places to relax after a long day exploring the lakes.

    At a Glance

    • Lake view rooms available
    • Check in time 3 pm
    • Check out time 10 am
    • Free Wi-Fi in public areas


    Portinscale Keswick CA12 5RE

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  • Room Types

    Room Types

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    • Flat screen TV
    • En-suite bath, shower and WC
    • Large rooms with comfortable seating
    • Hair dryer and shaving point
    • Lake view available

    Our Superior rooms typically have luxurious beds, 26 inch flat screen digital television, and a spacious en-suite bathroom with shower over bath. These Superior rooms also have the facilities to make a hot beverage.

    • Flat screen Television
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • En-Suite bath or shower room
    • Hair dryer and telephone
    • The image represents a typical Standard Plus Room
    Redesigned Standard Plus rooms make it even easier to relax in comfort and style. Features include attractive new decor, contemporary furnishings and flat-screen TV.

    • En-suite and WC
    • Telephone
    • Colour TV
    • Tea and coffee making facilities
    • The image represents a typical Standard room

    Our Standard Rooms are charming and have everything you would expect from a modern hotel - private facilities, a TV and everything you need to make yourself a hot beverage.

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  • Useful Information

    Useful Information

    At the Hotel
    - WI-FI available in all public lounges
    - Breakfast served between 7.30 am & 9.30am Mon – Fri and 8.00 – 10.00am at weekends. Dinner is served in the restaurant between 6.30pm & 8pm daily (Booking required) with bar food until 9pm
    - Lunch is between 12pm & 2pm
    - Leisure centre 2.5 miles away. Pool and Spa Free to use (treatments are not included) although there are a limited amount of passes available. Adults only (no children under 16)
    - Parking available for around 45 cars plus additional parking at Derwent Manor
    - Total of 47 rooms including four single occupancy rooms 
    - Two disabled rooms on the ground floor 1 Twin with a shower over a lowered bath and 2 (double) with a walk in shower
    - One large lift which accommodates wheelchairs and serves all floors (Dimensions 27 x 75)
    - Entertainment on Tuesday night only
    - Small function can be held in the conservatory but no ballroom or dancefloor
    - The Derwent Bar and the hotels conservatory have been refurbished for 2018, so enjoy lavish surroundings as you cool down with a drink in summer or get cosy by the fire in winter.

    Travel & Access
    - Hotel is situated in a quiet level area in the village of Portinscale and is set in 16 acres of grounds
    - 15 minutes walk into Keswick where there is a variety of pubs, shops and local attractions
    - Nearest train station is Pernrith, which is 19 miles away
    - Nearest bus station is Keswick. There is a bus stop 50 yards from the hotel that runs buses into Keswick but buses only run during the summer months
    - Level access into the hotel. The garden is accessed via a ramp and there are steps into the bar, restaurant and conservatory
  • Local Area

    Local Attractions

    • The Lakes
    • Wordsworth HouseWordsworth House
    • Keswick Motor Museum
    • Rheged Centre
    • Moot Hall
    • Castlerigg Stone Circle
    • Honister Slate Mine
    • The Bowder Stone

    Local Events

    • Lake District Summer Music 
    • Buttermere Open Water Swim 
    • Lakes International Comic Art Festival 
    • Ways with Words Festival 

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