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The Old School

Newbiggin CA11 0HT, England
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09/07/2017 10/07/2017
1 room
  • 1 room
    2 adults
    • 2 adults
      0 children
      • 0 children
        Traveller (10)
        Room & Suite (13)
        Hotel & Grounds (6)
        • Excellent95%
        • Very good0%
        • Average5%
        • Poor0%
        • Terrible0%
        Travellers talk about
        Free Wifi
        Free Parking
        Breakfast included
        Room Service
        Shuttle Bus Service
        5.0 Star Hotel
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        1 - 5 of 19 reviews

        Reviewed 18 June 2016

        This is supposed to be a gold award place. It's not Tried to book dinner on the phone. Sounded delicious on website. Told rather rudely they don't have a la carte, just table d'hote with no choice. Extremely unhelpful Fridge in room. Yes there was...More

        2  Thank Margaret J
        Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

        Just off the A66 on a back road is the small village ( it may not qualify as a village) more a rural hamlet of Newbiggin. The Old School is a quiet location and has a lovely garden to watch the sun go down and...More

        1  Thank Terry252
        Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

        Having never staying in a guest house before, I was absolutely made up with our one night stay! Pauline and John were amazing hosts and nothing was too much effort. Next time we are up that way, I certainly know where we will be staying!...More

        3  Thank Diddles28
        Reviewed 10 September 2015

        Travelling south for work and decided to stop off in the Penrith area for the night. I was lucky enough to be given the number for the Old School by a local hotel with no vacancies. What I found was a real gem, 5 star...More

        Thank ronniecu
        Reviewed 4 October 2014

        My hubby and I booked very last minute for a one night stay and were very appreciative of how accomodating John and Pauline were. The Red Room was stunning and immaculate in every way. Ioved all the attention to detail and we felt our every...More

        Thank Verna A
        Response from LadyCumbria, Owner at The Old SchoolResponded 6 October 2014

        Thank you for your glowing review. We always appreciate constructive comments made and try our best to give our guests an enjoyable stay with us. Glad you enjoyed the garden as we won again this year in our category with Cumbria-in-Bloom. P/J

        • Top amenities
        • Free Parking
        • Breakfast included
        • Room Service
        • Restaurant
        • Bar/Lounge
        • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
        • Hotel Amenities
        • Free Parking
        • Breakfast included
        • Shuttle Bus Service
        • Room Service
        • Things to do
        • Restaurant
        • Bar/Lounge
        • Price range
        • USD 51 - USD 108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
        • Hotel class
        • Number of rooms
        • 3
        • Location
        • United Kingdom >
        • England >
        • Cumbria >
        • Newbiggin
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        "Stay somewhere else"
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        "Blue Room has triple aspect windows and views over the immaculate garden"
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        "The twin bedded blue room and bathroom were a delight soooo comfortable."
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        "Blue is the colour of choice"
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