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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Stayed for two nights in December, 2015. The room was quite tired. Finding parking is a bit difficult as the hotel's lot is rather small and it is right downtown. There's a bit of traffic noise but that goes with the location. Lots of pubs and restaurants within walking distance as well as a Tesco and the rail station. Wifi...

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London
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night. Recent reviews are fair and accurate. The Waverley is a traditional hotel with excellent food. The welcome was fine. The rooms are tired but warm. The beds are old but adequate. Evening meal can be taken in the bar or the restaurant, same extensive and good value menu. All well cooked and piping hot. Full English...

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Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Recently stayed at The Waverley Hotel centred in the middle of Whitehaven, was a working visit and was made to feel very at home, if we were away early before breakfast was offered a pack lunch instead with a very wide choice of fillings. evening meals were superb and a fairly cheap bar, what more could you want! The rooms...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

What a hotel! Stayed here earlier on in the year to visit family. The welcome couldn't have been warmer. Bedroom was a good size, comfy bed, good size wardrobe and drawers and FREE wifi. The bar was well stocked and very friendly and the breakfast was huge and so tasty. I'll come back to this hotel every time I am...

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Southam, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Recently visited this hotel for one night with partner. We booked a double en suite. At the cost of £84 per night. Wasn't taken up to bedroom just given a key and vague directions. Room size was ok. Tv Was tiny!! Decor was shabby and the bathroom was dirty. Towels were stained. The bar was well stocked and good prices....

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Arrived here after dark, with no booking. Got a basic single room for £36. Was upgraded to a quieter one with a shower without asking. Everything clean and fresh. Restaurant also did good pub food in good portions at a reasonable price. Choice of breakfast items, which were also good.

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1Thank Janet W
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015

My headline would be...'A charming hotel , full of character that probably undersells itself!' When I looked at the hotel website I was a bit unsure whether to book, some photos give the impression of being dated? However I am glad I did book! The hotel is old but this adds to its charm, It certainly had the feel a...

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1Thank Gareth K
East Markham, Notts, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We booked this for our night stop before a group Coast to Coast ride. To be fair we weren't expecting 5-star luxury, and so we were pleasantly surprised at the welcome of the place and the food that was made for us with very little notice for a group of 10. I'm a vegetarian and there were loads of choices,...

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1Thank Ian C
swindon
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

This was a disappointing start to our C2C bike challenge. I slept on a towel in an effort to soften the mattress springs digging into my back. Supper was disgusting and everyone's meat was cooked to within an inch of its life and was both tasteless and rubbery. The young supper waitress was very sweet and helpful. The morning breakfast...

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This was I admit, not a well planned trip. I had arranged to see my student son in Whitehaven, unfortunately on the weekend of the Whitehaven film festival. So doing my usual search on Laterooms only threw up The Waverley. The hotel would have never been my first choice as it is an old building and has a 'tired' look...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Waverley Hotel

Address: 13-14 Tangier Street, Whitehaven CA28 7UX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Whitehaven
Number of rooms: 21
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“If any traveller is disabled let the hotel know.”
 of 5 bubbles Frank310549, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We only used the public eating spaces.”
 of 5 bubbles glentobay, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Suggest a room to the rear of the hotel as on the weekend theres night clubs located to near to the front.”
 of 5 bubbles Rossmnm, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I had room 16 and it was rubbish, are there any better rooms? I doubt it!”
 of 5 bubbles normans167, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Book in advance if possible. This hotel gets extremely busy, especially between April and October when many groups of C2C cyclists choose this hotel for their first overnight stop.”
 of 5 bubbles 90josephr, 6 Feb 2015 | Read review
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