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The Derwentwater Hotel

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In-room safe, individually furnished, desk, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, individually furnished, desk, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, individually furnished, desk, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, individually furnished, desk, iron/ironing board

Overview of The Derwentwater Hotel

The Derwentwater Hotel

3.5 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDerwentwater9 min walk
  • Popular LocationCrosthwaite Church16 min walk
  • Popular LocationCumberland Pencil Museum2 min drive
  • AirportCarlisle (CAX)55 min drive

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About this area


Located in Keswick, The Derwentwater Hotel is in a regional park and on a lake. Cumberland Pencil Museum and Keswick Museum and Art Gallery are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Lake District Wildlife Park and Rookin House Activity Centre.

What's nearby

  • Derwentwater - 9 min walk
  • Crosthwaite Church - 16 min walk
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum - 2 min drive
  • Hope Park - 4 min drive
  • Theatre By The Lake - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Penrith Station - 21 min drive
  • Carlisle (CAX) - 55 min drive


  • Deers Leap Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Derwent Bar — 1 min walk
  • The Chalet - 5 min walk
  • Cafe Bar 26 - 3 min drive
  • Casa Bella - 3 min drive

About this property

The Derwentwater Hotel

Lakefront hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and WiFi in public areas. Other amenities include dry cleaning, a 24-hour front desk and a garden. All 47 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also find electric kettles and hairdryers.
The Derwentwater Hotel offers 47 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Each accommodation is individually furnished. 30-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include baths or showers.

This Keswick hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge), Wired Internet (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM: GBP 10.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available


  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Assistive listening devices available


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Heating


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hairdryer


  • 30-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle


  • Desk
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 3 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 15 per pet, per night
Dogs welcome

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 10.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 15 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted

Property is also known as

Derwentwater Hotel
Derwentwater Hotel Keswick
Derwentwater Keswick
Hotel Derwentwater
The Derwentwater Hotel Keswick/Portinscale, Cumbria
The Derwentwater Hotel Hotel
The Derwentwater Hotel Keswick
The Derwentwater Hotel Hotel Keswick

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 40 out of 173 reviews
5 - Excellent 23%
Rating 4 - Good. 60 out of 173 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 51 out of 173 reviews
3 - Okay 29%
Rating 2 - Poor. 16 out of 173 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 173 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Loved everything .have been here several times and have never been disappointed
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Bad room
Room was in a state of repair the wallpaper was hanging off wall was full of dust i have stopped in cheaper hotels with better rooms not worth 100 a night and the room looked nothing like the website
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location
Lovely cosy hotel situated perfectly for walking into Keswick. The hotel is situated on the Derwentwater lake. Lovely grounds with great views.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019