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The Royal at Dockray

3-star3 stars
Dockray, Cumbria, Penrith, England, CA11 0JY, United Kingdom

3-star hotel with restaurant, near Ullswater
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi in the lobby and free parking
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  • Great stay ... The Royal is a great getaway and the staff are very pleasant, this is our…Mar 6, 2020
  • Lovely overnight stop, room was comfortable, large en-suite and good shower. Food was…Feb 15, 2020

The Royal at Dockray

from £107
  • Standard Double or Twin Room
  • Premier Double or Twin Room

What’s around The Royal at Dockray


  • Ullswater - 33-minute walk
  • Gowbarrow Fall - 21-minute walk
  • Aira Force - 23-minute walk
  • Rookin House Activity Centre - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • Place Fell - 1.9 mi / 3.1 km
  • St. Sunday Crag - 6 mi / 9.7 km
  • Brotherswater - 7 mi / 11.3 km
  • Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum - 9.3 mi / 14.9 km

Getting around

  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) 91-min drive
  • Carlisle (CAX) 59-min drive
  • Langwathby Station 21-min drive
  • Penrith Station 21-min drive
  • Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station 24-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 10 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-10:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Guests arriving outside normal reception hours should contact the property prior to arrival on the telephone number listed on the confirmation form.

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


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding, but may not be eligible for free breakfast


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • 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
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Polish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


On-site venue – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Royal at Dockray’s small print

Also known as

  • Royal Dockray Hotel Penrith
  • Royal Dockray Hotel
  • Royal Dockray Penrith
  • The Royal at Dockray Hotel
  • The Royal at Dockray Penrith
  • The Royal at Dockray Hotel Penrith


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

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 25.0 per day

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 5 per pet, per night

WiFi is available in guestrooms for GBP 1 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for GBP 1 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

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 Royal at Dockray

  • Are pets allowed at The Royal at Dockray?
    Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of GBP 5 per pet, per night.
  • Is parking offered at The Royal at Dockray?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Royal at Dockray?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Royal at Dockray?
    Yes, there's an on-site restaurant that serves local cuisine. Nearby restaurants include The Royal Hotel (1-min walk), Aira Force Tearooms (1.4 mi) and Lowther Barn Tea Room (2.3 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 34 reviews

Very good 8.0
Hot room
Had the tiniest room above the entrance To the bar. Room had everything for our comfort Bathroom super( wonderful shower and Shampoo products. Because the room was so small it was Too hot. Even though we turned off the rsdiators. Perfect if it had been a very cold night. Only critic! Breakfast unbelievable.brilliant choice. Will be back! Loved it
gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Silence and Oxygen
If you want to stay away from the busy, dirty, and bad city life few days you should see this place.
yasemin, gb2 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Had a pleasant stay, and the location is great. The staff were very helpful, and the room was ok, if a little dated. The surfaces were in need of a proper wipe, as there was a couple of sticky bits on then. Shower room was quite compact. All in all, not bad.
Nigel, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
We booked two separate rooms
Dorothy, gb1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Good location, rooms need an update.
The hotel was placed in a good location, it allowed dogs which was a bonus. The rooms were a little tired however, worn out carpets, lifted floor in the bathroom etc. It's an old building, but the floor boards were very noisy. The food was mixed quality. The outdoor area was very nice, great for dogs, off the lead was fine (although they could get to the road quickly if allowed) We used this as a half way point for driving to scotland and it was fine.
Alastair, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
A short birthday break great hotel and staff lovely area. Our 3 time in staying and we will be back.
Anthony, gb2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Traditional but comfy lake land inn.
Stayed here for 3 nights between Christmas and new year. We were on a hill top viewing ullswater within 30 minutes of checking in. If your looking to visit the lakes and stay in a traditional lakeland pub then this is it. Locals pub with excellent beer and food. Traditional build so rooms were small but functional but very nicely turned out. If your looking for a cheap but comfortable stay you couldn't go far wrong here. Yes I would definitely stay again.
Paul, gb3 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
dirty bin in room . property requires updating . Service and food just ok
declan, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent accommodation and food 👌
Food is excellent!! Rooms clean and tidy and very friendly staff. We was out early in the morning before breakfast so they made us full pack lunches instated to take away with us. Would highly recommend this hotel.
Anthony, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very good stay food excelent
Stephen, gb1 night business trip

The Royal at Dockray

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