Penrith

$115 – 2-night Cumbria stay with breakfast, was $301

Shap Wells Hotel
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Escape to Shap Wells Hotel, set between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks, and save up to 61% on regular rates. This 2-night stay is $115 and includes:

  • Two nights' accommodation in a Double or Twin room, with daily full English breakfast, for two

Why We Love It

  • The hotel is in a secluded valley surrounded by fells
  • It's on the eastern border of the Lake District National Park and is five minutes' drive from the Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • The popular Lake District towns of Troutbeck, Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside are within 45 minutes' drive

Overview

According to The AA Hotel Guide 2018, "this hotel occupies a wonderful secluded position amid trees and waterfalls" in the Cumbrian countryside. Visitors have been coming to the area since the 1800s, when they used to take in the fresh air and bathe in the well waters for their health. Today, this hotel is surrounded by peaceful countryside crossed by bridleways, and woodland that's home to red deer and a colony of red squirrels.

The hotel is 20 minutes' drive from Lowther Castle and Gardens. This ruined country house was designed by Robert Smirke, the architect of the British Museum and has gardens that The Daily Telegraph describes as "glorious". Alternatively, indulge in mint cake at Kendal, which is a 25-minute drive away, or head to Grasmere, which is around 50 minutes' drive away and is popular for its gingerbread and gift shops. The village is renowned for its connections with William Wordsworth; we recommend visiting the poet's forme home, Dove Cottage, and the Wordsworth Museum next door. National Trust property Hill Top, the former home of Beatrix Potter, is an hour's drive.

The Birkbeck Restaurant serves à la carte and set-menu dining options, and carvery lunches are served every Wednesday and Sunday from 12:15-2pm. The Art Deco Riverside Lounge and Bar boasts views of the beck and the surrounding fells. You can also unwind in the Salterwath and Fell Bar lounges, or in the hotel foyer with its roaring log fire.

There is a games room with a full-size snooker table, a pool table, and table tennis and darts equipment. You can also use the small gym. Wi-Fi is free.

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free

Services

  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Breakfast for children is included

Extra guest charges will apply as follows: £7 per night for children aged 3 to 15. Infant's cot/crib are available, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under. Extra beds are not available for older children and adults. Extra beds are on request and must be requested upon booking. Please use the Special Request field to confirm the age of the third guest.
Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel. See room descriptions and rate policies for information about room occupancy and prices..

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Up to 61% off

$58 / night

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When You Can Go

Until 31 Aug

89%
Enjoyed This
(279 Member Ratings)
"Lovely hotel i little bit out in the wilds but that was great for wildlife birds and red squirrels our room was very spacious and clean would recommend and the Travel zoo price was a bargain buffet breakfast excellent"
Sidney
Jun 09, 2018
Crewe, United Kingdom

Getting There

The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Junction 39 of the M6. Penrith railway station is around 20 minutes' drive away. Parking is free.

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89%
Enjoyed This
(279 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Skyland Hotels Ltd (t/a Shap Wells Hotel) over the past 15 months.
3.7 Ambiance
4.1 Location
3.6 Rooms
4.0 Quality of Service
4.4 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Lovely hotel i little bit out in the wilds but that was great for wildlife birds and red squirrels our room was very spacious and clean would recommend and the Travel zoo price was a bargain buffet breakfast excellent
Other Comments
Not expecting it but good entertainment provided the nights we were there
Sidney Jun 09, 2018 Crewe, United Kingdom
Other Comments
Only one small criticism and that was regarding evening meal. Food was a bit bland but on the plus side we had cycled to the hotel so although the food was bland there was plenty of it
Clive Jun 08, 2018 Colne, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very Clean, excellent staff
Ian Jun 08, 2018 Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
We loved the location. The hotel was a little dated but we loved the quirkiness.
Other Comments
We had read the reviews and were a little apprehensive but were pleased with our choice. We found the staff helpful and pleasant. The hotel was clean, breakfast was plentiful and even though they had 2 coach parties in we didnt have to wait. We ate in the bar on the second night and it was lovely. We didn’t find it expensive as others had mentioned. We would happily stay there again. We had a lovely break, thank you Shap Wells Hotel.
Jackie Jun 02, 2018 PudseyLeeds, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The surrounding area was stunning and had the hotel been better wouldn't have hesitated to go back.
Other Comments
Booked a double room, got a twin. Food was of a very poor standard, i.e frozen veg! Expensive too for the quality! Staff were over worked and over stretched. Manager had a very poor attitude.
Peter Jun 08, 2018 Hull, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Price
Other Comments
Double check with hotel that travelzoo have booked it!
Cyril Jun 06, 2018 Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The red squirrels beautiful setting and views
V May 29, 2018 Ilkley, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
It’s situation near the lowther valley which was particularly beautiful.
Other Comments
Staff organisation in the dining room did not seem to lend itself to maximum efficiency and client satisfaction.
DIANE Jun 01, 2018 Scissett, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The quietness
Patricia May 28, 2018 Barnsley, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The hotel is quite remote but we found this so relaxing being in the middle of nowhere. So peaceful & very chilling. Could not fault the hotel or staff. Very good value for money. Would recommend this offer to anyone wanting a break to simply just chill out.
Carol May 31, 2018 Prescot, United Kingdom

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