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Monk Coniston

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Coniston LA21 8AQ, England
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Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Coniston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It's hard to class this as a proper hotel as it appears to be more of a centre for a walking holiday company. The main house has a sense of faded grandeur, which I always find appealing. Our room was fine and the breakfast generous and service prompt. For breakfast you join a large circular table which is served when... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights in April with our walking group. Its a beautiful house in a superb location with good walks from the door. The food was very good and we particularly liked the smoked salmon at breakfast. The packed lunches were up to the usual HF excellent standard. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. My single room... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stayed for two nights in April 2014 in a room in the main building at Monk Coniston. The property is in a wonderful location, a mile's walk to the village of Coniston and with views from the garden to the lake. Our room was extremely comfortable with a view on to the hills. The main building is lovely and... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

rooms not up to standard, couldn't understand a word anyone was saying as majority of staff are forgeiners when asking staff for assistance I got no decent response I will never step foot in there again and I advise you to do the same

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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Just back from a 4 night HF walking holiday. The hotel is very well managed with competent and very friendly staff. My room in the main house was warm, felt fresh and clean and had an excellent shower in the en-suite facility. Of the utmost importance was the very comfortable bed - which was much needed after a hard days... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

…and my brother and I had driven down from Scotland. We were tired and hungry. We had read the great reviews of the food here and not eaten because we were expecting a large meal. I entered the main hall and had to wander around looking lost for nearly 15 minutes before I finally located someone who appeared to work... More

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Sarah D, HF Holidays Ltd at Monk Coniston, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on Monk Coniston. We apologise that your stay failed to meet a number of your expectations. Reading your review, the welcome you received was below the standard we would wish to offer guests and your comments have been passed to the manager so we can discover the reasons for the lapses on this occasion. Regarding... More

London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I stayed here in September 2013 on an HF walking week. Despite torrential rain, it was a brilliant week due to the quality of the house team and excellent catering. As a single woman traveller, HF is a great way to enjoy guided walking and meet some interesting folk along the way. You will return half a stone heavier but... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Just had two nights away in the Lakes with husband at this HF country house. It is owned by the National Trust and leased to HF. We enjoyed exploring the grounds and the grandeur of the rooms. There is nothing to fault, comfortable bed, very clean. The food was fantastic, I thought the trout with mint and wine sauce was... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Our week at Monk Coniston Hall on a walking holiday was a week well spent! The staff is courteous and attentive, the food plentiful and well-prepared beyond our expectations. We reserved early and requested a premium room which was well worth the small additional charge; we had a view of the lake, an oversized room, and comfy robes and slippers... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

This place has a lovely setting and is nice, and clean, inside. The people were nice and friendly. Offers use of a computer with wifi, and lots of guides to the area. My only complaints are - 1 - All the plug sockets in the room were old fashioned round pin ones - useless! eventually we found ONE that was... More

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Address: Coniston LA21 8AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Monk Coniston 4*
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