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The Pennington

Main Street, Ravenglass CA18 1SD England
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Finding an ideal charming hotel in Ravenglass does not have to be difficult. Welcome to The Pennington, a nice option for travellers like you.

Rooms at The Pennington Hotel offer a flat screen TV and a desk providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi.

24 hour front desk, room service, and outdoor furniture are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. An on-site restaurant will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to The Pennington, free parking is available.

If you like pubs, The Pennington Hotel is conveniently located near The Ratty Arms and The Inn at Ravenglass.

Best of all, The Pennington makes it easy to experience some great Ravenglass attractions like Muncaster Castle, which is a popular garden.

The Pennington looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Ravenglass.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Game room
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Horseback riding
Board games / puzzles
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room service
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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James B wrote a review Oct. 2020
Louth, United Kingdom323 contributions68 helpful votes
A nice hotel, that is dealing well with the COVID situation. The rooms are very clean and well equipped. The WiFi is a little slow which is a bit difficult sometimes when on a business trip. The restaurant is good with a good menu and well priced
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
CumbriaRusty wrote a review Oct. 2020
Cumbria87 contributions54 helpful votes
Just back from a wonderful weekend at the Pennington Hotel. We booked very last minute, so didn't really have time to do any research on the hotel or the area, but we are so glad we made the decision to just book and go. Staff: the staff are friendly and hard working. The two younger male members of staff deserve a mention, as they were so lovely and made us feel very welcome, as did the lady on breakfast and lunch service on the Saturday. Location: middle of the very quiet village, opposite the lovely beach. Stunning views from the beach. Lots of lovely walks. Room: we stayed in Room 20, which was big and very clean. The mattress could probably do with replacing at some point soon, as it was a tad uncomfortable, but nothing to detract from our lovely stay too much. Food: delicious. We stayed half board, and had the choice of the full menu. Breakfast and evening meal were both tasty and plentiful Price: we feel we got what we paid for: wonderful location, friendly staff, delicious food. Can't wait to return, and have already recommended to friends and family.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Jane R wrote a review Sep. 2020
Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom3 contributions2 helpful votes
Another fantastic stay at the Pennington..even in this pandemic the staff were very friendly and professional.. we had a couple of request due to us bringing our 4 month old puppy Percy and the staff very helpful. The room 21 was perfect as it was in the annex and easy to get outside for a quick exit due to training issues. We ate in and the meals were very nice. Thank you to all the staff.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Els wrote a review Sep. 2020
Hampshire, United Kingdom19 contributions12 helpful votes
We visited for lunch and having looked at the menu online, we were looking forward to our meal, unfortunately it was disappointing. We had nachos to start, I asked if they could not include the pork as I am a vegetarian, that was not a problem. However, for £6.50 a bowl of cheap tortillas with a bit of cheese that hadn't properly melted, it is a bit of a rip off. For that price I would expect at least some salsa with it!? The mains were also quite disappointing especially as it's not the cheapest place for a meal. The service was OK, but we felt like more of an inconvenience to the staff then anything else. Would not be keen to return.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
186338AlanC wrote a review Sep. 2020
London, United Kingdom103 contributions71 helpful votes
We have loved the Pennington. Ravenglass is a lovely, largely unspoiled village with great views. It also gives easy access to the glorious western lakes. This was our fourth stay in the Pennington and, unless things change we won’t return. We first came shortly after the hotel reopened after years of dereliction and it was very good. Over subsequent visits it seems to be less well managed and less well cared for. The staff are keen and friendly but there seems to be an overall lack of management oversight. We found this on our last visit but it was more pronounced this time. Of course Covid makes everything more difficult but we came to the Pennington from a hotel elsewhere in the Lake District where staff had really gone “the extra mile” to compensate. Examples: our room had some paint and plaster missing. The window surround had flaking paint. The breakfast menu really needs veggie/vegan options. The cooking was fine but the quality of the food wasn’t great, it felt like breakfast to a budget. Maybe things had been taken off surfaces for hygiene but the building felt pretty spartan. Looking back at other reviews here I don’t see the owner comments - I hope that these comments are read because there are some themes. The Pennington is potentially very good, please give it the input this historic hotel deserves.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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USD 103 - USD 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Pennington
Which popular attractions are close to The Pennington?
Nearby attractions include Muncaster Castle (1.9 km), Roman Bath-house (0.6 km), and Seascale Beach (6.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Pennington?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The Pennington?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Pennington?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Pennington?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mawsons Ice Cream Parlour & Coffee Shop, The Woodland's Licensed Bistro & Tea Room, and The Wild Olive.
Is The Pennington located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.1 km away from the centre of Ravenglass.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Pennington?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Pennington?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Pennington?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Eskdale Mill (10.3 km) and Hard Knott Pass (15.7 km).
Is The Pennington accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.