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Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4RG

Ratings & Awards

4 stars Hotels that are inspected by the AA for their level of service and facilities are reflected in the number of stars awarded.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (150 spaces)
  • Gym
  • Pets Allowed
  • Sauna
  • Tennis
  • Indoor Pool
  • Parking On Site
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • WIFI
  • Lift
  • 24hr service
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

Hotel Information

A pre-authorisation by credit or debit card will be required on check-in

A pre-authorisiation with the same credit or debit card will be required at check-in for advance purchase rates

Please be aware that standard rooms are not large enough to accomodate travel cots or extra beds

Please note the hotel has only 2 dog friendly rooms available. Please contact the hotel directly for availability.

All dogs must be kept in a cage when unattended in room – Dogs will not be allowed without a cage.

Please note: If travelling on the A591 from Keswick, do not take a right turn into Bassenthwaite village. Continue approx ½ mile along the A591 to the hotel.

Please note the hotel has one disabled executive room, with wheelchair access and a wet room. Wheelchair access is not possible throughout all areas of the hotel. Please contact the hotel for full details and availability.

Please note that the hotel lift covers the lobby floors only - it does not provide access to all floors.

Get in touch

08445 76 76 76
*local rate


The BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel near Keswick is perfect for guests who want to get the most out of a stay in the Lake District. Overlooking Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw Mountains, you'll find rural relaxation easy to come by.

Family owned and run, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel offers a unique and personal style of hospitality. We boast a full range of facilities including an extensive leisure club.With the Lake District in our back garden, the hotel itself boasts scenery of its own in extensive grounds. So, whether you're out and about or relaxing back at the hotel, you'll enjoy peace and quiet.

Exploring Keswick and the Lake District

Located close to Keswick, near the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake, the hotel is surrounded by stunning scenery from its own back garden to the fells beyond. With easy access to Cockermouth and Keswick and plenty of local walks and attractions to choose from in the surrounding area.

Things to do in Keswick

Landmarks and getting around

  • Osprey's at Bassenthwaite (Dodd Wood) (3 miles)
  • Winlatter Forest & Go Ape (6 miles)
  • Skiddaw Mountain (5 miles)
  • Theatre by the Lake (7 miles)
  • Lakeland Wildlife Centre (0.5 miles)

There are lots of shopping opportunities nearby.

Find out more about attractions near the BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel.

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn Hotel at a glance

Wether you are here on a business trip, a romantic weekend away, or away with the family, BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn has something for everyone.

  • Gym
  • Swimming pool, sauna and steam room
  • Landscaped gardens overlooking Skiddaw.
  • Ritsons Restaurant and Lakers Bar
  • 44 comfy bedrooms
  • 4 meeting and conference facilities
  • Wii & table tennis
  • Grass tennis court & putting green
  • 2 bars
  • Free WiFi

Our Values

BEST WESTERN PLUS Castle Inn is surrounded by stunning scenery, but we like to ensure that each one of our guests are individually catered for during their stay, whether it be large spacious family rooms, with kids packs for the young ones on arrival, and plenty of outdoor and indoor activites to keep them occupied, to assisting guests on what there is to do in the local area to make the most out of their stay.
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Rating: 5 "Great again"

30/Jul/14  Joanne S, Keighley, United Kingdom | Type: 

Second stay in eight weeks and again hard to fault this hotelThe staff are friendly ,the room clean and comfortable and the restaurant excellent.Will stay again hopefully soon. Recommend it to ever... more »

Rating: 5 "Great stay near Keswick"

30/Jul/14  A TripAdvisor Member,  | Type: 

Lovely time at the Castle Inn where we enjoyed excellent customer services, lovely evening meals, great breakfast and very clean well decorated room. I did not realise that most rooms had steps up or ... more »

Rating: 3 "Hotel room/leisure ok, food not"

30/Jul/14  Jason B, Newcastle, United Kingdom | Type: 

Second visit to the hotel. Rooms and leisure facilities were good. Food service and quality was very poor. I'd recommend taking the nice one mile walk to the pub in Bassenthwaite village for your even... more »

Rating: 3 "Nice But"

25/Jul/14  ROBERT R, Gloucester, United Kingdom | Type: 

Nice Hotel but they seemed to be a little laid back in the customer service dept. As a Diamond member I expected a little bit more in that area. Having just stayed at the Regency in Cheltenham where t... more »

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CA12 4RG

For phone bookings please call:
08445 76 76 76

For general enquiries please call:
01768 776401

For online bookings please use the
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Check in: 14:00
Check out: 11:00

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