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Howtown Hotel

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Ullswater nr Penrith, Howtown CA10 2ND England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Free Wifi
Fitness centre
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice setting, good welcome. Not busy when we were there but may have been due the the steamer not running. Service was good, freshly prepared sandwiches and nice sausage roll. Reasonably priced. Worth a stop in past 👍🏻

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed overnight, together with our dog.We were bought this as a wedding present.It was a lovely experience, right from booking.This is done by letter, following a phone call.You receive confirmation in a hand written letter.So much nicer than email ! We...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2018

I have stayed in the cottages adjoining the Howtown Hotel previously, and upon arriving this time,was told the key is in the door ! Fine, what we found on entering was a very well fitted out cottage. Apparently, upon asking neighbours who had stayed in...More

1  Thank PersonalTouches
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We stayed at the howton overnight. It was completely wonderful- once you got your brain in gear! First you have to book by post (no email ) then when you have done that you get a confirmation - by post of your booking. OK so...More

1  Thank Oatsandbeans
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Called into the bar at this hotel. It was called the 'Public Bar'' and is located at the rear of the building. This was a dark room with dated decour and totally lacking in athmosphere. This place is very unwelcoming and best avoided. We were...More

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About
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Howtown
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Howtown
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Traveller (78)
Dining (6)
Room & Suite (6)
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Joan K
30 July 2018|
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Response from Amandamelt | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in the hotel but there is no lift and bedrooms are upstairs. I don’t know about the annex.
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Lis B
8 October 2015|
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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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Room Tips
"Fixed price for D.B.B all rooms comfortable with copious amounts of hot water"
Jane706
12 Nov. 2017
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"Only a couple of ensuite rooms (Room 5 is one). The others have separate private bathrooms."
PhilRon69
7 Sep. 2017
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"some have en suite, some separate but private bathrooms .Internet in outside rooms only"
franmw
6 Sep. 2017
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"Not sure as have not stayed"
annemK951FY
6 Jul. 2017
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