Hotel Derwentwater

PortinscaleCA12 5REKeswickUnited Kingdom
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About Hotel Derwentwater

Hotel Hotel Derwentwater provides comfortable accommodation for visitors to England’s beautiful Lake District.

There are 47 air conditioned rooms, all individually furnished and decorated. Each has an en suite bathroom with TV and tea/coffee facilities. Some rooms have lake views.

Set in beautiful grounds, the hotel is family-friendly, pet-friendly and disability-friendly. Non-smoking policy applies. There is a 24-hour reception, free parking, meeting/banquet facilities, faxing/photocopying, concierge and laundry services, and a tennis court. Free Wi-Fi is available in the public areas. Guests over 16 can enjoy the spa, sauna and gym at Underscar, a short drive away.

Traditional and modern dishes are served at the Deer’s Leap Restaurant and drinks are served at the Conservatory Bar.

Points of interest close to the Hotel Derwentwater hotel are Hotel Derwentwater Lake, Keswick Extreme Outdoor Activities and the Lakes’ Distillery, among others. The hotel is convenient for activities like fishing, hiking and mini-golf.


Portinscale, CA12 5RE, Keswick, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(17687)72538 | Fax: +44(17687)71002 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Room safe
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Steam room
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Clean and spacious rooms.

The rooms are clean and spacious. As the hotel is set in what was originally built as a lakelands country house, it appears to give a taste of authentic lakeland country living, giving guests the impression that they are in a home rather than in a hotel.

Great location.

It has been stated repeatedly that the hotel is in an excellent location, close to the village of Portinscale and near the town of Keswick. It seems that all the main places of the Lake District are within reach of this area so it provides a good base to

Great service.

The staff members here are friendly, professional and helpful, ready to go out of their way to assist the guests in order to make the stay enjoyable and trouble-free.

Negative Reviews

Not much choice for vegetarians on menu.

Some vegetarian guests felt that there wasn’t much selection for them to eat at breakfast. A cooked breakfast for vegetarians doesn’t seem possible, although there are usually, of course, options like toast, tea, coffee, fruit and cereals.

Wi-Fi signal weak sometimes.

It has been reported that the Wi-Fi signal here is sometimes rather weak, so it is impossible to get Internet connectivity. Some guests don’t mind because they enjoy the scenery and atmosphere so much. However, if someone needed to remain connected to the

Tired looking – refurbishment needed.

Some of the feedback and comments regarding the hotel gives the impression that although the accommodation is comfortable, it might be a good idea to refurbish some of the rooms as the decor appears to be a little tired and worn out.

Rating Overview

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8.4 out of 10 based on 142 reviews