We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 19 Carlisle hotels

County Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QP, England
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added County Hotel to your Saves list
County Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
34%
Ranked #17 of 19 hotels in Carlisle
  • Overview
  • Reviews (262)
  • Photos (61)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (76)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

262 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    24
    59
    69
    45
    65
See reviews for
19
85
31
36
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (76)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here to vist friends. It is what it is for 55 pound for two per night with breakfast and central parking included in the price you cant go wrong. Sure a bit outdated but ive stayed in worse for more per night.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Thousand Oaks, California
Top Contributor
278 reviews 278 reviews
45 hotel reviews
282 helpful votes 282 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel even though the reviews weren't that favorable because of its location and I liked the old exterior and how it looked. The inside common areas of the hotel are nice but the rooms, they are small, outdated and dirty. The hotel staff was really nice and helpful, too bad their rooms aren't up to the standards... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As the heading says this is a tired hotel in urgent need of some TLC. Our room was OK and the food was acceptable bearing in mind we were in a group which had a seperate dining room to the other residents. Our room was on the second floor and the carpet on the stairs was not just worn, it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Clydebank, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
32 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I read previous reviews of this hotel I almost cancelled, so glad I didnt! Okay, so its not a modern chain hotel, its an older building and the inside has a lot of charm. The rooms I saw were roomy, bed was clean and comfy. Perhaps the furnishings were a bit dated but sufficent for our needs. Staff were... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ghent, Belgium
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service at the reception desk was friendly and efficient. You could see the building was once very luxurious and impressive but now it's fading and in need of a make over. Besides that, the location is great, the beds are good and the sheets clean. If you are picky about bathrooms: they are outdated and there were lots of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While in pursuit of accommodation at the County Hotel. My aim to secure two rooms for myself and my work colleague were unsuccessful. After waiting at reception to enquire, the receptionist informed me that no vacancy’s existed for that night. I returned to my car and called other hotels in the area to secure accommodation, we never left the car... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
East Kilbride, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having read some poor reviews before my visit , I was pleasantly surprised and well pleased with my stay, the restaurant, food and staff were very good, the menu choice was to my liking, the hotel was very clean and the room was fine, there as some little problems that need attention but I'm sure this is in hand, I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
WIRRAL-ENGLAND
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having wrote a bad review on the Travelodge Central, Dump of a hotel in Carlisle, I would add that my wife and I had to find a suitable Hotel for the remaining 5 nights in Carlisle. We found a lovely hotel called the County Hotel, Which is owned by the Cairn group of hotels, and it was right by Carlisle... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Look, city centre, ideal for everything, free parking, worse than Morrisons breakfast but cheap as chips. Staff lovely, if you want more don't criticise, pay more! I have to say the staff were really nice and deserved a better environment.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location for train station and town centre, hotel shabby on the outside as well as inside. Shower did not work, windows rotten and need replacing. My window was broken and was very noisy at night. Hotel cleaning ladies sorting clean towels on the floor! It took 2 days to get a remote control for one of our party. Hotel... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage County Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to County Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about County Hotel

Address: 9 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — County Hotel 3*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Tingo, Otel, Agoda, BookingOdigeoWL and Venere so you can book your County Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
County Hotel Carlisle

61 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (28)
Viewed
Room/suite (12)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (10)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (34)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (8)
Viewed
Room/suite (15)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (7)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Carlisle with
any amenities

Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautiful listed building, the non smoking County Hotel still retains its Georgian Grandeur as well as providing modern spacious accommodation, free wireless internet access in all bedrooms and public areas and conference facilities. Situated in the heart of Carlisle, this 3 star hotel overlooks the splendid twin towers of King Henry VIII's historic Citadel and is opposite the railway station. With 2 miles from junction 43 on M6 the hotel is an ideal base for exploring nearby Gretna, north Cumbria and the Lake District. Open daily for breakfast and dinner the Gallerie Restaurant offers a choice of a la Carte or table d'hote menus, complemented by a good selection of wines and liqueurs. ... more   less 
Number of rooms
84

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from County Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer