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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Thurstonfield, Carlisle CA5 6HB, England
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The Tranquil Otter
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful place, peaceful, relaxing and a beautiful lakeside setting, we stayed for our first wedding anniversary, upon arrival was met by the host Tazeem, who showed us to our lodge, and showed how everything works, very friendly, very much enjoyed our complimentary chocolate brownie biscuits! Didn't get round to rowing out on the boat unfortunately but walked around the... More

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just stayed in Fieldfare for 1 week - it was amazing. We loved every minute of this holiday. The rowing boat was the selling point for us and it didn't disappoint we spent hours on the beautiful lake. The hot tub, bbq, log burner and outside seating were all amazing. We hired out bikes and went for a... More

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Liverpool
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back today form our week away in Egret (hot tub and sauna). Phone reception in Egret was non existent (not a problem when you need to get away from work). Free WiFi keeps everyone entertained on rainy days (this is Britain). Once you switch off you will thoroughly enjoy your surroundings. Take your dog and enjoy the walk around... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My boyfriend and I have stayed at The Tranquil Otter twice now - and we will definitely be returning again.The place is faultless. Tazeem, Gillian and everyone else who works at Tranquil Otter made our stay so amazing! Nothing is too much trouble. They are all so lovely and genuinely want you to have a wonderful holiday. The lodges are... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Absolutely beautiful we stayed for 3 days in April for my partners 50th we both loved every minuite of it from the location to the lodge everything about it is beautiful. The hot tub was great the name says it all

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Manchester
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We've just returned from our first visit, we loved it. The lodges are very well appointed and the lough is beautiful. Great things about the Tranquil Otter: 1) A genuinely warm welcome...Gillian is so lovely and incredibly helpful. 2) A kitchen with NOTHING missing, they've thought of everything. 3) The hot tub! 4) Beautiful deck with loungers and a stunning... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Just got back from another visit to tranquil and we could never tire of it. Thank you for the cake and flowers Linda loved them! The weather was brilliant and sitting on the decking looking over the lough was just breathtaking. Everything about this place is geared towards relaxing and just taking time out from the rest of the world.... More

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london
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Returning to Fieldfare our lodge was like coming home after a revamp - this being our 6th (7th?) return to TO since our honeymoon here 8 years ago. We immediately noticed the upgrades, additions and continued high standards of luxury. The new Sealey bed, and the sun loungers were especially appreciated. We love June here, for the nature.... Woodpecker up... More

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Kittoe, Manager at The Tranquil Otter, responded to this review

Dear CarolandJon Thank you for taking the time to review. It was lovely to see you again and to the same lodge. We are very much focused on making our guests feel that it is a home from home. We are continually looking to keep our lodges up to date and to five star standards as well as the path... More

Peterborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

What a fantastic setting. Peace and quiet, exactly as advertised. Very good accommodation with everything provided from a dishwasher down to tea, coffee etc so you could enjoy a cuppa and a snack as soon as you set foot in the lodge. Daily visits from the swan family,duck family and the little robin. Leah the dog and the white goat... More

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Kittoe, Manager at The Tranquil Otter, responded to this review

Dear Tracey and Colin Thank you for taking the time to review. We are pleased that you enjoyed being our guest. It is nice to be able to have a cup of tea and proper coffee after a journey and before unpacking. You were lucky with the swan and cygnets, the cygnets are very cute at the moment - all... More

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Tranquil Otter blew away all expectations. So much so that we booked an extra night because we couldn't face going home! My only regret was not bringing binoculars, the wildlife is so apparent, this would be nirvana for a birdwatcher. I might take that up as my new hobby so I have an excuse to return!

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Kittoe, Manager at The Tranquil Otter, responded to this review

Dear Virdar, thank you for your review. It is lovely to know that our guests enjoy the Otter so much that they want to stay on. We love living here and know how you feel. It is lovely to see the birds and waterfowl flitting in and out. Good advise about the binoculars, we have left a pair in the... More

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Address: Thurstonfield, Carlisle CA5 6HB, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Tranquil Otter 5*
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The Tranquil Otter Hotel Carlisle

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Self-catering break by the Lake, with private hot tub, own boat and log burner and superfast broadband. We have one, two and three bedroom lodges. Great for a family break with a well behaved dog. Enjoy walking, relaxing, spa treatments in your lodge? Enjoy the open countryside then look no further. Book online, by email or phone. ... more   less 
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