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The Howtown Hotel will no doubt appeal to some people - it will depend what you’re looking for in a hotel. It just wasn’t our cup of tea.
It wasn’t easy to make a reservation (had to phone then exchange letters and there was a...More
If this place were to be a piece of music, it would A Lark Ascending - lyrical, beautiful and memorable
Had been on a trip on an Ulswater Steamer and drove here afterwards for some lunch
We had a sandwich and cream scone and ate...More
We travelled by steamer from Pooley Bridge to Howtown, for a light lunch at the Howtown Tearoom
(part of the hotel).
We enjoyed homemade Carrot and Orange soup with sausage rolls, followed by tea and cake 🍰 ready to fuel our little walk back to...More
One word ‘amazing!’.. loved it so much we came back for a second time ! The sandwiches are delicious, staff so helpful and friendly. The first time we sat inside to get a bit of shade that was lovely. The second time we sat in...More
This hotel takes you back to a time when hotels were a rare treat, like no other place I have visited. It was sublime and sumptuous. Unashamedly old fashioned and all the better for it. I just loved it and only went for a meal,...More
Response from TripMember03312015 | Reviewed this property |
we only called in for tea after our group walk. I would think it would be music free as it is a lovely old worlde hotel. It used to have music in the bar long long ago where they would sing all the hunting songs but I have... More
we only called in for tea after our group walk. I would think it would be music free as it is a lovely old worlde hotel. It used to have music in the bar long long ago where they would sing all the hunting songs but I have never heard of it happening now. My friend went on a sunday night for a meal where it is a old fashioned salad and all the staff are in old fashioned costume.
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"Fixed price for D.B.B all rooms comfortable with copious amounts of hot water"