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1 room, 2 adults

The Derwentwater Hotel

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
Portinscale, Keswick, England, CA12 5RE, United Kingdom

Lakefront hotel in Keswick
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.
Good internet service
Fantastic service
Food could be better
Could use a good cleaning

The Derwentwater Hotel

  • Superior Double Room, Lake View
  • Double Room
  • Twin Room
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Family Double Room
  • Double Room, Lake View
  • Premier Twin Room, Lake View
  • Classic Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Lake View
  • Classic Double Room, 1 Double Bed, Lake View
  • Superior Apartment, 1 Double Bed
  • Superior Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Premier Double Room, Lake View

What’s around The Derwentwater Hotel


  • In a regional park
  • Crosthwaite Church - 11-minute walk
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum - 17-minute walk
  • Theatre By The Lake - 26-minute walk
  • Keswick Museum and Art Gallery - 27-minute walk
  • Hope Park - 27-minute walk
  • Whinlatter Forest Park - 39-minute walk
  • Derwent Water - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km

Getting around

  • Manchester (MAN) 123-min drive
  • Carlisle (CAX) 58-min drive
  • Penrith Station 22-min drive
  • Aspatria Station 23-min drive
  • Workington Station 26-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 47 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed (dogs only) *

  • Specific rooms only *


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Assistive listening devices available
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 30-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • In-room safe

Special features


Deers Leap Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.

Derwent Bar – This bar only serves light fare.

The Derwentwater Hotel’s small print

Also known as

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


Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 10.95 per person (approximately)

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

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Derwentwater Hotel

  • Are pets allowed at The Derwentwater Hotel?
    Yes, dogs are welcome. There's a charge of GBP 15 per pet, per night.
  • Is parking offered at The Derwentwater Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Derwentwater Hotel?
    You can check in from 3 PM to 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Derwentwater Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Chalet (1-min walk), Farmers Arms (4-min walk) and Lingholm (1.2 mi).

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 143 reviews

Very good 8.0
Great location
Lovely cosy hotel situated perfectly for walking into Keswick. The hotel is situated on the Derwentwater lake. Lovely grounds with great views.
Cheryl, gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great stay.
Staff were amazing. Room was very comfortable.
Jemma, gb2 night trip
Good 6.0
Hotel is very tired as well as restaurant staff. We stayed in the self catering cottage which was comfortable enough however could do with more cleaning. Especially Sofas were a bit dirty.
gb5 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Walking Holiday
Superb location for low and high level walks
Jon, gb4 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Breakfast was poor buffet style but food was cold
Mr.Phillip, gb2 night trip
Good 6.0
Overrated. In need of refurbishment.
Kevin, gb1 night trip
Fair 4.0
Ok hotel.
Firstly, I would say that the room was not worth the £125 I paid for it. The room is OK. Nothing more. The walls are very thin, so much so that when the surrounding rooms put their TVs on in the morning, you can hear what they're watching. The 'shower' was a dribble of either scalding or lukewarm water- no in between. Rattling bedroom door whenever nearby room doors were left to auto close, horrible slippery acrylic bedroom carpet and a nearby barking dog were some of the other low lights of our stay. On the plus side, the late night receptionist was very friendly and helpful when we arrived later than we had expected to, at 11pm (thanks M6). I have stayed in cheaper, nicer hotels- this one was a disappointment, but I suppose you are paying for both the hotel and the isolated location. I wouldnt stay here again.
Jeff, gb1 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Medelålders par på genomresa
Rummet var visserligen rymligt men det luktade fukt och mögel. Vi bodde på första våningen och hade fönster som var täckta så vi kunde inte se ut. Städningen på bla toaletten var under all kritik. Inget vattentryck alls i duschen. Hotellet hade dock ett bra läge nära sjön, en fin trädgård och vänlig personal.
Lennart, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great location
Beautiful location with brilliant view. Excellent value for money through Great meals in the hotel. Lovely walk down to the lakeside.
Stephen, gb2 night trip
Good 6.0
Very dated room. Poor food presentation.
Lynda, gb1 night business trip

The Derwentwater Hotel

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