Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa

Rated 8.6 in 1351 reviews. 30 rooms.


Rothay Garden is an ideal base for your next Lake District short break or holiday. Following multi-million pound redevelopments in 2008 and 2011, the hotel now offers 30 beautiful bedrooms and suites, a stunning Garden Restaurant and a small but delightful Riverside Spa. This investment has ensured that Rothay Garden has remained one of the highest rated of all hotels in Grasmere and Ambleside, challenging the very best luxury Lake District hotels.

Visitors to Rothay Garden can enjoy their own sunlounges and private patios (on the ground floor) and balconies (on the first floor) as enhancements to their bedrooms and suites. The Garden Restaurant has been awarded 2 AA rosettes consistently over the years, and this is complemented by chic lounges and our stylish bar. These facilities, together with our renowned personal yet attentive service, combine to ensure you have the Lake District short break or holiday which you deserve.

Nestling in 2 acres of riverside gardens on the edge of picturesque Grasmere village, Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa is a 4-star hotel with a stylish Four AA Silver Stars and 2 AA-Rosette restaurant, stunning designer rooms and a riverside spa.

Each luxurious room features a flat-screen satellite TV and a sleek bathroom with a hairdryer and bathrobes. All rooms have views over the nearby fells.

Overlooking the hotel gardens, the stylish Garden Restaurant at Rothay Garden provides award-winning food, using local, seasonal produce. A generous Lakeland breakfast is served each morning.

Riverside Spa offers guests an exclusive facility including Hydrospa, a Herbal Pine Sauna, Aromatherapy Room and a Reflexology Walk.

In the English Lake District, Rothay Garden Hotel was built in 1856 and is a short walk from Grasmere’s lake. Rydal Water is just 1.5 miles away and Ambleside, Windermere and Kendal are within easy reach.

Spa Facilities

  • Spa facilities
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi

Available Rooms

2 guests




Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Rothay Garden Hotel & Riverside Spa

  1. Rothay Gardens Spa

    270 m from hotel

  2. Swan Hotel

    Choose another hotel or a great English B & B.

    278 m from hotel
    Keswick Road

  3. The Miller Howe Cafe

    The service is fantastic.

    452 m from hotel
    Red Lion Square

  4. The Lamb Inn

    Try the veggie curry. Doesn't taste like curry, but very tasty never the less..

    486 m from hotel
    Red Lion Square

  5. Baldry's Tea Room

    Best Corned Beef Hash pie free WiFi.

    0.5 km from hotel
    Red Lion Square

  6. Cotswold Outdoor Grasmere

    0.5 km from hotel
    Former Lamb Inn

  7. The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop

    Best eaten fresh - same day if possible

    0.6 km from hotel
    Church Cottage, Church Stile

  8. Tweedies Bar

    Excellent food in both the bar area and the restaurant. The Cumberland sausage baguette with onion relish was most awesome.

    0.6 km from hotel
    Dale Lodge Hotel, Red Bank Rd

  9. The Potting Shed

    Pretty good homemade-styled food. The burger was quite tasty. Also free WiFi, or at least unprotected WiFi.

    0.6 km from hotel

  10. Potted Out

    Good food, great atmosphere.

    0.7 km from hotel
    Stock Ln

  11. The Traveller's Rest Inn

    Been coming to the Lakes for years & that meal was up there with the best

    0.9 km from hotel
    Dunmail Raise

  12. Lake Grasmere

    Long walk;)

    1.5 km from hotel