Best Western Plus Castle Inn - Bassenthwaite

Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite, United Kingdom, CA12 4RG  show map
 4 stars
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Best Western Plus Castle Inn - Bassenthwaite

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Fishing

Hiking

Mini golf

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Health club

Solarium

Steam bath

Overview

The spectacular 4-star Best Western Plus Castle Inn boasts a steam room, an indoor swimming pool and an outdoor swimming pool as well as setting in a mountain district of Bassenthwaite. Featuring traditional architecture, Best Western Plus Castle Inn was renovated in 2008.

This hotel is about 3.0 km away from Bassenthwaite Lake, St Michael's Church and Castlegate House Gallery. Guests can get to Bassenthwaite city center, which is 2 km away.

Set close to forests and woods, this hotel offers access to a scenic beach with beach chairs and towels.

Rooms

The property provides luxury guestrooms including executive twin room, family suite and double room. Some rooms overlook the lake. They are furnished with a modern-style décor.

Eat & Drink

In the morning Best Western Plus Castle Inn offers a hearty full English breakfast from 07:00 till 09:30 at the restaurant. International meals are served at the restaurant. Guests can dine at The Bistro at The Pheasant and Lake View Restaurant located within 10 minutes' walk away.

Services

Best Western Plus Castle Inn welcomes guests, offering a free car park, a designated smoking place and a safety deposit box along with conference equipment, a business center and a photocopier.

Relax

Leisure facilities, such as a golf course and a tennis court, are provided on site. Guests may choose from a gym and a fitness center as well as hiking, mini golf and lawn tennis to spend their time actively.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   44.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Fishing
  • Mini golf

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Game room
  • Children's menu
  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs
  • Health club
  • Spa lounge
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

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Hotel Address:

Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite, United Kingdom, CA12 4RG

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City Center
  • Bassenthwaite
    1.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    6.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    44

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 305 sq. feet
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    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 305 sq. feet
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      Suite|Family Suite, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Best Western Plus Castle Inn - Bassenthwaite Bassenthwaite location
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        Hotel Address:

        Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite, United Kingdom, CA12 4RG

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Bassenthwaite
          1.0 mi
        • Bus stop
          6.0 mi
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  11 am
        • Year renovated:
          2008
        • Number of rooms:
          44

        Hotel Awards

        UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBassenthwaiteBest Western Plus Castle Inn

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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        Popular areas

        • City Center - 5000 ft

        Marina

        • Bassenthwaite Lake - 1.8 mi

        Local attractions

        • Bassenthwaite Lake - 1.8 mi
          Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite
        • The Puzzling Place - 6.5 mi
          Museum Square, Keswick
        • The Bowder Stone - 6.5 mi
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        • Cumberland Pencil Museum - 6.3 mi
          Southey Works, Keswick
        • Keswick Mining Museum - 6.5 mi
          Otley Rd, Otley House, Keswick

        Near the hotel

        • The Lake District Wildlife Park - 3400 ft
          Coalbeck Farm, Bassenthwaite
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of rooms:
            44

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBassenthwaiteBest Western Plus Castle Inn

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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          Best Western Plus Castle Inn Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Plus Castle Inn

          Average guest rating

          7.6out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 202 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Value
          8.5
          Rooms
          9.5
          Service
          7.0

          Guest reviews

          • Family with children
            6.2

            Nice modern design, friendly staff and generally pleasant

            Beds were a bit uncomfortable

          • Older travelers
            6.6

            The staff at the hotel are extremely friendly and helpful. This made a difference as the overall experience was disappointing.

            The ground floor ares are shabby with ripped furniture in the bar and worn and grubby furniture in the reception areas. There is a lack of atmoshpere in the restaurant - it felt more like a canteen than a relaxing restaurant. When booking half board it is not clear that there is a £22.50 allowance ( with most main courses costing not much less than this!)

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            the hotel had a good atmaspheer great location and very friendly staff and good leisure facilaties

          • Couple
            8.2

            Castle Inn was exactly as described, a good location, good facilities and at a reasonable price. On arrival we recieved a free room upgrade, which is always very welcome. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The room and bathroom were of a very good standard. Cleanliness very good throughout. The breakfast choice and quality excellent. Bar prices not too bad The leasure facilities were good and I'm sure when the refurb is done will be of a high standard. .

            The restaurant food choice was fairly limited more choice in the bar area although what we did choose to eat was good.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Relaxed friendly atmosphere with excellent accomodation, good food, surroundings and facilities.

          • Single
            9.6

            Good service, friendly staff, comfortable room, good leisure facillities, good food,

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            We ate at the restaurant on the Sat night and the meal was superb. The waitress was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about wine. it was my husbands birthday and we were looking for a total chill out which is exactly what we got. the reception staff were also very impressive and able to advise a walk we could do when our basic criteria was not too strenuous and about an hour to an hour and half long.

            The sauna and steam room were slightly jaded

          • Single
            7.0

            Quiet loaction, good selection for breakfast with fast and freindly staff

            For a single occupancy I though the price was rather expensive, being in a rural location I was unable to loacte a cash machine and therfore asked at reception if I could draw £10 either from my credit or debit for parking the next day, a simple request but was told this could not be done ?

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            Very very clean and tidy,reception very good and facilitys excellent.Short drives to the likes of Grasmere and nice easy drive to find but most of all the breakfast was gorgeous.

            The only thing I thoght could have been a lot better was the evening meal,had a long wait between courses(even other couples were making comments ie "it'll be breakfast time shortly") and the meal itself was a bit of a let down. Thought bar prices were very expensive.

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            Clean and comfortable - nice restaurant and bar areas

            Some of the corridors are gloomy and need updating - as does the pool area - jacuzzi was not in operation and it was looking tired

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            friendly, clean, quiet, good ales, good location for other places Good menu in the restaurant Staf very friendly at breakfast time and very helpful

            bedrooms quite stuffy despite having the window open all the time -would have been a problem in the hot weather!!! Also the lack of spa treatments which we would have liked, Leisure facilities: jacuzzi not to be working and the steam room was quite dangerous as the steam was scalding and if you had put your legs in front of the jets then there could have been a nasty accident. this was reported to the staff on our leaving the leisure area.

          • Family with children
            7.4

            Clean facilities and friendly staff. Large family room. Quiet location.

            Jacuzzi not working. Not enough choice of food at meal times - menu options and price range. Not enough seats in the bar to cater for guests dining. Given the cost would have expected a few more luxuries E.G. bath robes.

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            The Staff through out the hotel were very friendly and professional. The room was of a high standard and being on the ground floor it was nice to step out of the patio doors straight out into the gardens.

          • Couple
            7.0

            Nice room

            Attended a wedding there and Service at bar was slow. And the bar ran out of glasses and four bar staff just stood there instead of trying to collect some or source some from another bar

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            The hotel was comfortable clean and quiet. it was within easy reach of stunning scenery of lakes and mountains. it was an ideal retreat for a relaxing break

            The restaurant staff were not good and gave the impression of being inexperienced

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Best Western Plus Castle Inn - Bassenthwaite Bassenthwaite location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Bassenthwaite, Bassenthwaite, United Kingdom, CA12 4RG

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Bassenthwaite
            1.0 mi
          • Bus stop
            6.0 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Year renovated:
            2008
          • Number of rooms:
            44

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBassenthwaiteBest Western Plus Castle Inn

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best 4 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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