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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

All in a very average stay, let down further by food and service. Food in restaurant 6/10, only ate there two nights purely for convenience. Nice people but service at times lacking. When checking out, waited 10 minutes for someone to attend the reception, no one in bar/reception/restaurant, at a time when people would be checking out. In the end,...

Thank Smyffies
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We stayed in room 30 for one night which is a great size for a family of five. Good bathroom and comfortable beds, in a quiet area and so a good night sleep. We only had breakfast here the food was good but the service was a bit sloppy, the waitress also had a conversation around the corner and used...

Thank Trish K
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Pre-ordered meal for 18 so expected to wait for freshly cooked meal (as per website) but not over an hour, especially when other tables who arrived after us got served! Our table seemed to be invisible at times? Funnily enough when we asked when we would be served the whole table was served quickly (1 positive remark) food was disappointing,...

Thank Helen S
Newtown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

There is not a great choice of places to stay in or near Workington but The Old Ginn House provides a solid offering, particularly good for (and popular with) business users. Staff are friendly, the décor is fine, rooms are warm and Wifi works OK. Not a romantic location but good for groups/ family/ business users.

Thank Scrumpitbum
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Waited 45 minutes to be served with food the service is awful and no one paid attention to our table, won't be returning. One member of staff with blonde hair was rude when talking to us wouldn't recommend Staff need manners and the service needs improvement as I work in a hotel/ restaurant myself and this is by far the...

Thank Charlotte D
OGH o, General Manager at The Old Ginn House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Sorry you did not have a good experience with us, unfortunately in very busy periods there can be a longer wait for food as we cook food fresh to order. With regards to the rude member of staff we don't know when you were here and there are several members of staff with blonde hair...

Stone, Staffordshire
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night only whilst on business. The rooms are lovely, clean, modern and well decorated. However, I could hear the gentleman next door in the bathroom and snoring in the night - the walls are very thin! I ate in the restaurant and we very disappointed by the lack of healthy or grilled food. It was all...

Thank hero_hr
OGH o, General Manager at The Old Ginn House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. With regards to the food, we feel that we have an extensive choice, there is something for everyone, healthy options include Steaks, Gammon, Salads... none of which are deep fried. If guests ask for our 'Lite Bites' at evenings as long as we are not too busy we...

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We cannot believe that we were treated so lovely. Arriving early am as drove through night. Staff organised breakfast and room (bear in mind check in is 2pm) so we could get into room for some well earned sleep. Helped with best places to visit around the Windemere and Coniston area. Food in the Bar was excellent. Staff all lovely...

Thank trishaw59
OGH o, Manager at The Old Ginn House Inn, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your excellent review and kind words - our staff will be pleased that their hard work is appreciated. We hope that we can welcome you again soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We (4 people) booked 2 rooms at this hotel and were traveling all the way from London. There was an accident on the road and therefore we were going to be delayed with regards to picking up the room keys. We called the hotel to explain the situation but the hotel was absolutely not willing to compromise or find any...

1Thank Firasco
OGH o, Manager at The Old Ginn House Inn, responded to this review

We think that your review is totally unfair. Until this review was posted, the Old Ginn House had no knowledge of an accident on the road which had apparently caused your delay. Also, there was no mention of the accident by the booking agency when they emailed us after you contacted them. The Old Ginn House is an Inn (a...

Burscough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for two nights ate in hotel both nights.Rooms are clean and all one would expect.Staff are what makes this hotel very helpful and pleasant.Food is served in a large dining area,very busy ,large portions,good value. Menu not fine dining more good old fashioned pub grub.It is very popular with the locals. Only point in the whole stay is having...

Thank daveandsue60
Sandbach, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Usually stay in Cockermouth and now have an alternative hotel when visiting Workington. The restaurant is quite big and the food is of reasonable quality. The staff are all good and the room I had was large and comfortable. Be careful with Satnav as it may take you to another restaurant about a mile away. I think this hotel is...

Thank GraemeCoyne

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Old Ginn House Inn

Address: Moor Road | Great Clifton, Workington CA14 1TS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Workington
Price Range: $126 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Ginn House Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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The Old Ginn House Inn Workington, Cumbria
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#3 Business Hotel in Workington
#3 Family Hotel in Workington
#3 Luxury Hotel in Workington
#5 Romantic Hotel in Workington
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“room 30 is a great size room for families”
 of 5 bubbles 750trishk, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It is situated in a quiet village, all rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Bubbles0912, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are good standard motel type rooms with a couple of superior suites I think.”
 of 5 bubbles Ericrowse, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are comfy and very clean and tidy showers are first class and beds are great”
 of 5 bubbles arnold_richard6, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We have had a family room on both occasions, which was more than adequate for 3.”
 of 5 bubbles Accipiter2011, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
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