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Skiddaw Hotel

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Standard Double Room

  • One Double Bed
Satellite channels are offered for your entertainment. A coffee/tea maker is supplied. The private bathroom has a shower/tub combination, as well as complimentary toiletries and a hair dryer.

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Double or Twin Room, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds

  • One Double and Two Single Beds
Satellite channels are offered for your entertainment. A coffee/tea maker is supplied. The private bathroom has a shower/tub combination, as well as bathrobes, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer. Complimentary bottled water and a trouser press are among the conveniences offered.

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Double Room, 1 King Bed

  • One King Bed
Satellite channels are offered for your entertainment. A coffee/tea maker is supplied. The private bathroom has a shower/tub combination, as well as bathrobes, designer toiletries, and a hair dryer. Complimentary bottled water and a trouser press are among the conveniences offered.

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Standard Twin Room

  • Two Beds
Satellite channels are offered for your entertainment. A coffee/tea maker is supplied. The private bathroom has a shower/tub combination, as well as a hair dryer.

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Skiddaw Hotel
29-31 Main Street, Keswick, United Kingdom CA12 5BN

Make yourself at home in one of the 43 guestrooms. Satellite television is provided for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones and coffee/tea makers.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Make use of convenient amenities such as babysitting/childcare, a fireplace in the lobby, and complimentary use of a nearby fitness facility.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Skiddaw Hotel. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include audiovisual equipment, luggage storage, and an elevator (lift). Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference/meeting rooms and banquet facilities. Free parking is available onsite.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Skiddaw Hotel. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

The preferred airport for Skiddaw Hotel is Manchester (MAN) - 148.8 km / 92.5 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

Based on 620 reviews
from Sunderland, England
Submitted on 21-05-2016
My wife, myself and our dog had a one-night stay for the Keswick Mountain Festival. The hotel is situated on the main street so was close to all of the local amenities. We were able to park in one of the four spaces at the hotel but there is a large public car park 50 metres away. The hotel will give you a permit to park for a whole day for £2. The staff at the hotel were very efficient and friendly and actually seemed to enjoy their jobs which is not always the case. The room was spacious and ... Read more
from Burnley
Submitted on 22-05-2016
Great location , right on the Main Street near shops and pubs, impressive conservatory at the front where you can watch the world go by, however the bedroom we were sold was very claustrophobic, and noisy. It is clear that having stayed in a number of hotels in the lakes including their sisters, Armathwaite Hall, and Lodore Falls, that this company spend a small fortune on soft furnishings and furniture for the rooms. We stayed for two nights in room 41, a wedding reception was taking place an... Read more
Submitted on 22-05-2016
Stayed in the skiddaw and must say it was a comfortable and relaxing stay. The service was top class and the food lovely. Got a bargain, glass of proscco on arrival, dinner, bed and breakfast and to top it off in a 2 bedroom suite for very good price. Just topped off a week stay in the lakes in style, until I sadly went to the Brackenrigg the following night at Watermillock but the less said about that the better! As for the skiddaw in Keswick, thank you, will return and definitely recommend!!!
from Jersey, United Kingdom
Submitted on 22-05-2016
Me and my partner popped into their Bar & Conservatory for lunch today and at first it took the staff about 15 minutes to serve us, to the point where I thought I had to order at the bar. I asked the waitress what soft drinks they had and she said she wasn't sure and would have to check so we just ordered a coke. I ordered a burger (which was nice!) and my partner a club sandwich which arrived without chicken. When we asked for the chicken, it was brought out and looked like packet standard at ... Read more
from Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Submitted on 22-05-2016
Booked a last minute overnight stay May Bank Holiday and found we'd been given a lovely room with a huge Four Poster bed. The breakfast was inlcuded and was very tasty. Staff were professional, helpful and friendly. A great stay
from Keswick, United Kingdom
Submitted on 05-06-2016
My husband and I decided to have our Sunday Lunch at the Skiddaw Hotel,we were very disappointed and we will not be going back again.I had roast pork and the apple sauce was cold,there was no crackling just fat.My husband had roast beef.I was going to have a sweet but decided against it
from UK
Submitted on 05-06-2016
Room was second floor front street.extremely loud during the night. Saturday night all night revellers out untill 4.00 am we couldnt sleep. Hotel very nice so maybe ask for a room at back of building. Room was nicely decorated and clean and tidy. Breakfast very good with lots of choice. Lift not working today so tiring climbing the Streep stairs. Staff accommodating.
from manchesteer
Submitted on 07-06-2016
Visited for the first time this weekend The hotel is well situated in the centre. You can get a pass for £2 a day for the car park situated just behind the hotel. The only problem is that it gets extremely busy and we had to drive round for quite a while before we found a space. The hotel room was very good with a lovely bathroom and good décor, Dining room staff very efficient but too quick' They whipped the plates away as soon as we finished our meal. Breakfast was Ok we were not asked if ... Read more
from Cumbria, United Kingdom
Submitted on 16-06-2016
Just been for lunch today, had a doorstep cheese and tomatoe sandwich, was lovely. The bread wholemeal, lovely and thick and the cheese matured and strong lovely. Will be going back for certain. The staff very friendly and polite and quick and efficient service, just as it should be.
from North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Submitted on 16-06-2016
Sadly we felt the hotel was overpriced and that we paid for the location which is excellent as it is right in the square, centre of Keswick town. The paint on the bathroom door was peeling and grout in the tiling cracked and missing in places. The carpets and wallpaper were very dated and in need of replacing. The breakfast was good and the staff were lovely
from Pontefract, United Kingdom
Submitted on 20-06-2016
Small nice hotel on a family trip to Cumbria.The English style and nice views out the front windows .Hotel in the city center so everything is close.I would recommend this hotel highly.We return to this hotel.
from Houston, Texas
Submitted on 23-06-2016
But great location in the village. What a stunning village to visit. If we make it back this way we'll have a return stay. The front desk was helpful and able to answer all our questions. But when they check in isn't until 3 they mean it. The room was huge! it had a full walk in closet, the room would have been perfect for a week+ stay, unfortunately we were only there one night. Big modern bathroom with full tub and separate shower. Breakfast service was nice. It had a very small car p... Read more
from Lancashire, United Kingdom
Submitted on 27-06-2016
This place is nice and have been a few times for a drink and once for lunch. It always seems busy and service is relatively quick. Ordered a club sandwich which was mediocre. Price is reasonable tho and worth a visit for quick snack when in Keswick.
from London, United Kingdom
Submitted on 29-06-2016
Great hotel if your dog is with you. They even provide towels to wipe muddy paws. Room was comfy although a little warm even with the window open. Be aware - we stayed on a Friday night and there was a lot of noise from the pizzeria next door keeping us awake until 3am. The hotel staff were apologetic the following morning and said that had we phoned the night porter they would have gone round to complain. Fabulous location right in the centre of town.
from Manchester
Submitted on 01-07-2016
Went for three nights last weekend and was glad to leave and get back home for a sleep. When we arrived we were told the lift wasn't working and our room was on the top floor. Our room was next to a sliding door at the top of the stairs which banged constantly and as our room was at the front of the hotel there was lots of noise. People leaving the club at the back of the hotel till 3am on Friday and Saturday then the noise of them setting the market up really early in the morning. Looking at re... Read more
from Newcastle, United Kingdom
Submitted on 06-07-2016
My husband and I were staying in Keswick and decided to have something to eat at the skiddaw hotel. (We have eaten in the dining room before and the gressingham duck was really tasty.). My husband ordered the lamb main meal whilst I asked if I could opt for a starter instead of a main but to have it served at the same time as my husband and this was deemed acceptable. I ordered the crab and prawn fishcakes plus a portion of chips. The meals all arrived at the same time, piping hot and they w... Read more
from Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Submitted on 11-07-2016
Just returned from a 3 night break, this being my 1st visit. Stayed in a refurbished room, which was very clean and comfortable but it was very warm even with the window open. Only had the breakfast, which offered a good selection and was served promptly, I do think that the restaurant is getting tired and could do with a refurb, the main public areas were clean and comfortable, but again some areas need a little attention. All of the hotel staff were very attentive and professorial but special ... Read more
from Toronto, Canada
Submitted on 14-07-2016
Spent the afternoon in Keswick and popped into the hotel for a cup of tea before leaving. The tea itself was fine, but the miniature cake I ordered with it was abismal. It was supposed to be a Victoria sponge cake, but the cream was not real (tasted like chemicals) and the sponge was freezer burnt. I wouldn't have served that to anyone. Maybe the rest of the menu is fine, but if you can't get a mini cake right, I wouldn't keep my expectations too high.
from Falkirk, United Kingdom
Submitted on 16-07-2016
We stayed here in one of the refurbished rooms. The room was nice, brand new bathroom and modern, however the heating was far too hot even with the windows open. There is a light in the wardrobe which is permanently turned on and showed through the gap in the doors. The breakfast was less than average - would rather skip the breakfast and go to one of the lovely cafes which are right on the doorstep. Overall the hotel is dated and needs TLC. They are obviously slowly doing some of the rooms up.... Read more
from Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Submitted on 17-07-2016
We were recommended the skid daw by a local shop. It was very busy but even taking that into consideration the service was poor. The spectacled man behind the bar was off hand bordering on being rude. We gave our drinks order and food order together. After half an hour we asked if we could have our drinks at least. The food order had been recorded but not the drinks. When the food did arrive it could only be described as average. On looking around we felt we were badly advised there appeared to... Read more
from County Durham, United Kingdom
Submitted on 20-07-2016
The Skiddaw Hotel is ideally situated right in the centre of Keswick town, in fact market day is just outside the hotel front door,everything at the hotel is just lovely, rooms and restuarant are faultless,the only downside are the parking facilities, just 4 spaces but you can park in the car park behind the hotel free with a pass from the hotel.
Submitted on 24-07-2016
Keswick is a great place to stay in the Lake District and the whole area is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Skiddaw Hotel is right in the centre of the Keswick main street on the right side running up to the Moot Hall and in a way this is also one of its disadvantages as its right next door to a night club which means noise for those who are staying in rooms at the front of the hotel. You either closed your window and cook because the building traps the heat or you get... Read more
from South Shields, United Kingdom
Submitted on 25-07-2016
We did not stay in the hotel but popped in for a drink in the conservatory. It was comfortable and the service was good, despite it being incredibly busy. The food that was being served looked delicious. We would have ordered a meal if we did not have reservations elsewhere.
from Wirral
Submitted on 25-07-2016
Visited this weekend,for a 2 night stay. As always,had a lovely room-24, comfy bed,large bathroom,and very clean. We had dinner included,which was of a high standard,served by lovely staff. A very nice evening meal,on both nights. Breakfast was smashing!! The full Cumbrian will satisfy the mock hungry guest!! Thanks to Kevin,and all the staff,for your lovely,pleasant service.
Submitted on 26-07-2016
We stopped here at the weekend for a quick drink over the weekend, it was fairly clean and drinks were reasonably priced, I found the food expensive for what it looked. We never ate there. The decor was dated and staff were run off their feet. Probably wouldn't return here. Very central location. All in all it was ok for a break from the rain and a drink.