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The Ashton

Wyresdale Rd., Lancaster LA1 3JJ, England
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night en route to Edinburgh for the New Year. The first thing to strike us was James' attention to detail. We were welcomed with mulled wine wine, mince pies and James' hospitality. The decor was beautifully designed and excellently completed. We didn't eat dinner but it is, apparently, very good. The breakfast was very well done. We... More 

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Gandia, Spain
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

It seems a little trite to say this is a bed and breakfast, when it is in fact, so much more. The host James and his sidekicks are just the sort of people one wants to meet when travelling. Nothing is too much and you are quickly taken into the fold and made to feel part of the scene. Naturally... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The other reviews have summed the place up perfectly but I just had to praise it myself. My partner and I stayed for one night for our anniversary and wished we had stayed longer. The second we arrived James greeted us with drinks and homemade cake (delicious!) and showed us his extensive DVD collection in case we fancied watching one... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The Ashton calls itself a B & B but it's really a small and exclusive boutique hotel. There are five bedrooms and a guests' sitting room, each luxuriously decorated by the owner (a film set designer) with a level of bling that is just enough to make you feel as if you are a star in your own movie. The... More 

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England
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55 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed here as a family celebrating a birthday and filled the whole house, which made it especially enjoyable. Parking is very easy. There is a small but pretty garden back & front which affords lovely views from the rooms. The staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. The breakfast was plentiful and delicious. The room we had was outstanding. Large,... More 

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JamesAshton, Owner at The Ashton, responded to this review

Dear Dopeyhoney, it was an absolute delight to have you & your family stay, so pleased you enjoyed your celebration. As you say the house makes there perfect venue for small family gatherings, I make a point of not being intrusive so you can relax & enjoy the place as your own, (although I am just next door if needed.)... More 

Scotland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

There isn't much to add to the other reviews. However I do feel it necessary to add our own endorsement of the Ashton. As has been said James is thoughtful but not intrusive. For example we were staying when Lancaster were having their fireworks display and James had booked us a table in a restaurant close in case we wanted... More 

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JamesAshton, Owner at The Ashton, responded to this review

Dear Udston, So pleased you liked your room, the Attic is the largest of the rooms & very popular for that reason. From talking about some of the other places you usually stay at your review is a real compliment. Just for anyone reading this for tips the pub was The Bay Horse at Forton, independent, family run, local food... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

As other reviewers have said; you get what you pay for. The Ashton is not cheap, but is comparable in price to staying at a large chain hotel like a Marriott - but that's where the similarity ends. From the lovely welcome with drinks & homemade cake (seriously amazingly carrot cake, GBBO standard) to the beautiful, immaculately clean rooms, there's... More 

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JamesAshton, Owner at The Ashton, responded to this review

Dear Liz, So glad you've found us, next time you're in Lancaster just give me a call or use our online booking. That way you'll get the best rate & an upgrade if I can. Just for information for readers I do serve an informal supper Monday to Thursday for people who don't want to go out, which I serve... More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A stay at the Ashton is not cheap, but the welcome, the quality of the room (particularly the en-suite) and the really great breakfast, combined with being just on the edge of Lancaster, make for a great place to stay.

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Fleetwood, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stayed at The Ashton for 2 nights for our honeymoon and was astounded at the room. The bathroom was one of the best ive ever seen, very comfortable bed and luxurious surrounding. James was the perfect host and even had a complimentary bottle of prossecco on ice awaiting for our arrival. Great breakfast with everything you could wish for on... More 

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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

we did not know to expect, an hotel, a B&B..it was an incredibile sourprise,clean, design, stilsh, cosy,we really felt at home..Breakfast is very rich, fruit, scones, juices, a full desk covered by every kind of sound healthy food, besides a menu of cooked dishes. Location is incredibile, better if you have a car. we did not, and used taxis, as... More 

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Address: Wyresdale Rd., Lancaster LA1 3JJ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Lancaster
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 5
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