The Borrowdale Hotel

The Borrowdale Hotel

Borrowdale, Keswick, CA12 5UY, United Kingdom
+44 176 877 7224
R2 789

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based on 451 reviews

The Borrowdale Hotel
Fri 3/12
Sat 4/12
ProviderNightly total
Booking.comR2 789
Booking.comR3 994

About The Borrowdale Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free

The Borrowdale Hotel is situated in Borrowdale and is close to Derwentwater. It is ideal for those wishing to get back to nature, with the Lake District National Park just steps away.

Luggage storage, a laundry service and a dry cleaning service are just some of the available services at the hotel. It also offers meeting rooms, laundry facilities and an outdoor pool.

The Borrowdale Hotel has 36 well-appointed rooms that are filled with a variety of essential amenities to ensure guests have a comfortable stay.

Guests staying at the hotel can sit down to a unique dining experience at the in-house restaurant, suitably based for those who want to stay close by when looking for a bite to eat. In the evening, guests can wind down in the lounge bar.

There are a range of cafés and restaurants near The Borrowdale Hotel, and Keswick and Penrith are a brief car trip away. Bassenthwaite Lake and Buttermere are only a short car ride from the hotel.

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Rooms available at The Borrowdale Hotel

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Amenities at The Borrowdale Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Free parking
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Breakfast included
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Heating

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • No smoking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Trouser press

Services and conveniences

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cycling


  • Family rooms
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Fax/photocopying

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Borrowdale, Keswick, CA12 5UY

What's nearby

  • Derwent Water3.2 km
  • Theatre by the Lake4.9 km
  • Thirlmere5.4 km
  • Keswick Convention5.6 km
  • Keswick Musem and Art Gallery5.6 km
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum5.9 km
  • Crosthwaite Church6.3 km
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle6.4 km
  • Hellvellyn8.5 km
  • High Crag9.2 km
  • Angle Tarn10.4 km
  • Mirehouse10.8 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Borrowdale Hotel

  • The closest major airport to The Borrowdale Hotel is Newcastle Airport (NCL), which is about 65 miles away. There are trains from London Euston Station to Penrith North Lakes, with bus service from Penrith Rail Station (X4, X5) that stops near the hotel (about 10h travel time). The driving distance from Central London is about 318 miles via the M40 and M6 (about 6h).

  • Established in 1866, The Borrowdale is a charming 4-star property that retains much of its Victorian features and character. It offers 36 contemporary rooms, a conservatory, open log fires, landscaped gardens and a setting in the Lake District area remarkable for its tranquillity and consummate beauty.

  • You can expect culinary excellence when dining at the restaurant at The Borrowdale Hotel. The menu features classic French and traditional British dishes, which you can savour in the dining room offering panoramic views of the northern fells. The Borrowdale Trout is a dish that comes highly recommended as a house speciality.

  • The Deluxe Rooms at The Borrowdale Hotel are available with one double or two single beds, modern ensuite bathrooms with a standing shower and complimentary toiletries. They also feature a balcony overlooking the Cumbrian Mountains and Lake District fells. A digital library of magazines and newspapers is available via Wi-Fi.

  • Deluxe Family accommodations are individually decorated and include a double-bedded room adjoining a twin-bedded room, with stunning views of the Lake District countryside. Kids’ menus are provided to treat the young ones, while each room is equipped with board games and puzzles for entertainment as well as Wi-Fi access.

  • The qualified guide can take you through the paces hiking or walking the fells around The Borrowdale Hotel, and there’s a mountain instructor as well should you desire to go rock climbing. Discounted tickets are available to ride the Keswick Launch across Lake Derwentwater, or you can participate in birdwatching or ghyll scrambling.

  • Through The Borrowdale Hotel, an exciting day of watersports including sailing, kayaking and rowing can be arranged. Mountain biking and bike hire equipment can also be arranged through the hotel.

  • The hotel has a 24-hour front desk, where express check-in/check-out or room service can be arranged and where tickets for activities and facilities sponsored by The Borrowdale Hotel can be organised. In addition, there are luggage storage facilities if required.

  • At The Borrowdale Hotel, you can use the onsite laundry facilities or make arrangements for laundry services, which are available at an additional cost.

  • The ability to welcome guests from across the continent is an important part of the guest services at The Borrowdale Hotel, and staff members are fluent or conversational in European languages such as Romanian, Hungarian and Polish.

  • The Borrowdale Hotel is located at Borrowdale, 5,4 km from the centre of Keswick. Derwent Water is the closest landmark to The Borrowdale Hotel.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at The Borrowdale Hotel.

  • Yes, The Borrowdale Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, The Borrowdale Hotel offers free parking.

  • No, The Borrowdale Hotel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • The Borrowdale Hotel is 48 km from Carlisle Lake District. The Borrowdale Hotel is 86,9 km from Blackpool.

  • Yes, The Borrowdale Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel.

  • No, The Borrowdale Hotel does not have a pool on-site.

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5,4 km

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Distance to airport

144,7 km