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Howtown Hotel

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank NCarlin1891
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Pudslyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

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

2  Thank Nothardtopleasee
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Lis B
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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
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"Fixed price for D.B.B all rooms comfortable with copious amounts of hot water"
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"Only a couple of ensuite rooms (Room 5 is one). The others have separate private bathrooms."
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"some have en suite, some separate but private bathrooms .Internet in outside rooms only"
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"Not sure as have not stayed"
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