The Castle Inn Hotel, Keswick, By BW Signature Collection

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • The property is on the northern edge of the Lake District National Park, a haven that offers walks, quaint tea rooms and picture-perfect landscapes
  • According to The AA, "the accommodation, extensive leisure facilities, and friendly service are certainly strong points here"
  • Guests get full use of the 15-metre indoor pool, steam room, sauna, gym and games room

"The food was good, easy check in & out, great leisure facilities"
Mar 16, 2019 - Houghton le Spring, United Kingdom
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The Castle Inn Hotel, Keswick, By BW Signature Collection is a former coaching inn near the small village of Bassenthwaite in Cumbria. It is in the north of the Lake District National Park -- designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2017 -- and has views over Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw mountain.

Keswick, a town "encircled by cloud-capped fells and nestled alongside the idyllic, island-studded lake of Derwentwater" (Lonely Planet), is less than 10 minutes' drive from the hotel. Wordsworth House and Garden, the childhood home of William Wordsworth in the market town of Cockermouth, is also less than 10 minutes' drive away.

"With vast stretches of open water, forests and lush green scenery, the Lake District is one of Britain's favourite tourist spots", says the Daily MailCheck out our list of 101 Things to do in the Lake District for further inspiration.

Leisure facilities include a heated indoor pool, a fitness room, a sauna and a games room with Wii Sports and table tennis. There is also a 9-hole putting green, a croquet lawn and a grass tennis court (weather permitting; supplements apply).

The hotel has two restaurants; the fine-dining Ritsons Restaurant and the cosy Tavern Bar, which serves pub classics and Cumbrian real ales. You can also have drinks in the garden in fine weather.

Executive Rooms are more spacious than Standard Rooms. Wi-Fi is free and dogs are allowed in select rooms (please see Policies for more information).



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Games room
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Tennis courts
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free
  • No elevator / lift


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Extra bedding not available for older children and adults.
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.
Extra guest charges will apply as follows:
£5 per stay for children 2 and under.
£15 per stay for children 3 to 11.
Breakfast is included.

Extra guest allowed in the Executive Room only.

Pets: 2 Executive Rooms only allow pets, on request, and will be charged at £10 per night. Please contact the hotel before booking to avoid disappointment.

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.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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(92 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Best Western Plus Castle Inn Hotel over the past 15 months.
3.9 Ambiance
4.1 Location
4.1 Rooms
4.4 Quality of Service
4.3 Value for the Money
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Needs I expected to have more average
Mark Mar 17, 2019 Cheadle, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The food was good, easy check in & out, great leisure facilities
Other Comments
Great value for money, will definately return soon
Mark Mar 16, 2019 Houghton le Spring, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
the food was lovely and the breakfast
Other Comments
we paid extra for a better room it was not worth it at all
James Mar 12, 2019 Maryport, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Room was clean and comfortable. Good food and friendly staff. Nice bonus to have a pool and steam rooms.
Other Comments
There was not enough staff serving at Dinner and Breakfast. Hence the service was slow. I think they had a staff shortage.
Karen Mar 11, 2019 Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Luxurious experience and great value
Other Comments
Staff wonderful but rushed off their feet, more staff needed.
Richard Mar 11, 2019 Bolton, United Kingdom
Other Comments
The serving staff were exceptional
David Mar 11, 2019 Livingston, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Rooms were comfortable, but we did upgrade to an executive room, staff were helpful and friendly!
Other Comments
No atmosphere, felt empty and cold !
Mr P G Mar 08, 2019 Selby, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
great location excellent facilities good meals nice room
brenda Mar 07, 2019 Heanor, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The food, rooms, bar, pool and staff were great.
Other Comments
Stayed in room 67. Noise from other rooms and staircase was a bit annoying later in the evening and early morning risers heading off to work. Would be good to be separated from the corporates.
Martin Mar 06, 2019 Middlewich, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The staff and food
gail Mar 06, 2019 Manchester, United Kingdom

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