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Albany House

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5 Portland Place, Penrith CA11 7QN , England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I had dinner here last night the food was beautiful,the Albany is tastefully decorated and the service was so personal .I felt very spoiled,I will defiantly be going back We had the set menu and its beautiful we both had the scallops,I had the fish and my friends had the lamb and we had the alternate puddings... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed at Albany House, in the family room. It is a perfectly fine place to stay but I did feel slightly disappointed given all of the 'excellent' reviews here on Trip Advisor. It's clean, the family room was spacious enough and the breakfast was nice, but it somehow lacked a certain something that would allow me to rate... More 

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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I stayed here for two nights to visit my Daughter and Son-in-law in Penrith after they had a baby. The owners were so friendly as soon as I arrived, showing me to my room, which was immaculate. I had booked a single room but got a room with a huge double bed and a single bed, all comfy. There was... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My wife and I have dined here maybe six times over the last six months or so, so my review is based on our dining experience rather that the B and B experience. That being said, if things upstairs are anything like downstairs any one booking an overnight stay here would be in for a treat! I would definitely recommend... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

ideally placed B&B for a stopover on a drive from North Devon to Edinburgh. Easy to find, with plenty of places to get an evening meal within walking distance. Clean, warm and welcoming. Good breakfast that set us up for the rest of the day. On street parking, but no problem finding a space.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have now stayed here on a few occasions whilst working in the area and once with my partner on our way up to Scotland. The rooms are superb and the staff are excellent but the absolute winner for me is the breakfast!!! When working in the North West again I will Always stay here!!! See you soon

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful house in beautiful town .Would like to say also very friendly and most welcoming couple. Had a stay here with a friend Loved every minute food was first class ,rooms where spotless definitely be going back:-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We can not recommend this guest house enough. Fantastic hosts, great decor, spotlessly clean, fabulous extras ( brownies, flasks of fresh milk, dressing gown ect.), and a absolutely delicious English breakfast along side cereals, croissants, muffins ect. Nothing will disappoint you with this hidden treasure.

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West Sussex
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Really lovely décor, with lovely touches in the room, gorgeous brownies, lovely china cups and glasses and very comfortable, the bathroom was a private bathroom but across the hall, with lovely toiletries. The towels unfortunately smelt of cooking smells and not fresh and clean. There was no long mirror which would have been nice. There was free Wi-Fi and the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Absolutely love this place. Have stayed here twice. The welcome is warm and unobtrusive. The rooms are immaculate and well equipped with some lovely touches - fruit bowl, chocolate brownie, bath robe, decent toiletries free wifi. The breakfasts are varied and delicious. Central location but very quiet at night. Astonishingly good value . Lovely owners. Keep doing what you're doing... More 

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