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  • Excellent74%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Set between two lakes and surrounded by Fells in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Bridge Hotel is situated on a site which has been occupied for over a 1000 years. Licensed as a Coaching Inn in1735 it has evolved into a luxury traditional Lakeland hotel offering a warm welcome, comfort and attentive service. Innovative chefs provide excellent, freshly prepared, locally sourced, quality food both in the dining room and bars.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Laundry Service
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Great View
Mountain View
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Getting there
Ronaldsway Airport101 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buttermere is simply the best place to stay if you are looking to unwind, the surroundings are unsurpassed. The service at The Bridge is excellent from all members of staff who make point of remembering your name and preferences and make every effort to ensure...More

Thank Global63015838308
Response from Bridge H, Front Office Manager at Bridge HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Global63015838308, Thank you very much for your recent stay and for your complimentary review. We were very pleased to read that you had a great time here and that you enjoyed all our services as well as being in this beautiful part of The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has been just an incredible stay, we are so glad we found this little and beautifull hotel with an incredible location, exactly what we needed. Very nice and polite staff, we would gladly come back!

Thank Lauren63B
Response from Bridge H, Front Office Manager at Bridge HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Roam36281749434, Thank you for your recent stay, and for the five star review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Warm wishes, The Bridge Team

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Just had four nights away and the bridge and we have absolutely loved it. A real oasis of peace and quiet. We got it on a dinner/bed/breakfast deal which was very reasonable. We stayed in room 18, a 4 poster bed - a great bedroom...More

1  Thank jules196350
Response from Bridge H, Front Office Manager at Bridge HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear jules196350, Thank you very much for your glowing review, one which any hostelry would be proud to read. We were delighted to read you took advantage of our "Four nights for the price of Three" deal (very popular!) and that you enjoyed all the...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

What a great place to start our 5 day Lake District walk. The Bridge Hotel was lovely. Our room(top floor) was comfortable and clean. Breakfast was served in a lovely dining room, and was great way to fuel up before the hike.We were able to...More

Thank MillsandMees
Response from Bridge H, Front Office Manager at Bridge HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear MillsandMees, Thank you very much for your review, and we were really happy to read such a positive review - it makes us feel very proud, and we do appreciate you taking the time to write of your experiences. We are so well located...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018

We called in here for lunch before doing the walk around the Lake. My wife requires gluten free fare and the staff were most attentive to this requirement. The beer offerings are excellent too. Good service; fair prices and prompt service. Definitely will return again.

Thank Sandy B
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5 September 2018|
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Response from Bridge H | Property representative |
Hi Taryn, Thank you for the message. Dogs are welcome in the public bars. If you are staying with us, we do allow dogs in any of the standard rooms as well as 2 of the 6 self catering apartments. Please call us if you have... More
11 June 2017|
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Response from Narkoslakare | Reviewed this property |
The Bridge provides daily newspapers for patrons. There is a small shop and cafe across the road, run by the local farmer's wife, but the nearest shopping centres are to be found in Cockermouth and Keswick, both about a... More
21 August 2016|
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Response from Bridge H | Property representative |
Dear gill2112, thank you for the question (and sorry for the late answer, we have just received the email). I must say that we are very dog friendly, and (you) and your pet will be spoilt once you walk through the doors. I... More
Room Tips
"Dogs are only allowed in single rooms. There is a room with a four poster bed, but it is only a double bed."
02 Oct 2018
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"Single room 11 is very stylish, very comfortable and has a fabulous prospect on two sides."
08 Jul 2018
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"Rooms 18 and 4 are nice, 4 posters in both"
16 Jun 2018
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"first floor rooms are better"
17 Apr 2018
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US$104 - US$251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictCockermouthButtermere
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