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String of Horses Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
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Ranked #13 of 65 Carlisle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here after booking it for a 3 night groupon special. As it was for our minimoon we upgraded to the superior room. On the whole it was a very lovely place to stay. The room was spotlessly clean, the staff friendly and polite. The only downside as such was that we booked to stay on the Monday. We... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on a rainy November night to a cheerful welcome, and much appreciated our large room. We ate well - local ingredients, and good ones, were clearly used. There's plenty on the plate. Also we enjoyed the beer. Occasionally the young and enthusiastic staff forgot us for a while but they are so nice we didn't much mind. If... More

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for second time this year for one night at end of October. Got same double room as last time (room 7). Nice size and comfy bed. Lovely evening meal (lamb banquet and steak) and nice breakfast to set us on way the next morning.

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Aboyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are both in our seventies and cannot remember ever staying at a more delightful place. It ticked all the boxes. (As Arsenal supporters, much to our delight, we were able to watch them on the Bar Television.) We live in Aberdeenshire so it is quite a journey to Carlisle. That said, we will make every effort to return again.... More

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me &. My hubby mark love this place we've been a few times and have enjoyed every stay.The atmosphere is warm,the staff are very friendly and the food which is homemade is fantastic,we are always made to feel welcome. We will deffinatley be going back again soon . Thanks colin & jill for another brilliant weekend x

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Lancashire England
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21 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights on a deal. The staff were very friendly. Evening meal was good but a little strange to have chips carrots and peas with a curry and rice. The curry was very good and obviously home made.The bar meal prices were a bit expensive but I think that was because they covered to restaurant too.There didn't seem... More

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colin r, Owner at String of Horses Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. Thank you also for the sensational headline to your review. As it turns out you need not have worried as all items plugged in the 4 way adapter are low-power items apart from the kettle. Our PAT testing is carried out regularly for your safety and we make sure that no sockets are... More

Co Durham
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere in this inn is so warm and friendly, that also goes for all of the staff here too,so helpful and pleasant. We ate here both nights we stayed there.The food was fabulous both nights,and breakfast good too. Drinks in the bar were not overly expensive. Rooms were clean and comfortable, also decent size en-suite.Would certainly come back. Thank... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we booked this for two nights in October and so glad we found this it's only 10-15 minutes of M6 at junction 43 and will certainly be using it again as a stop off when heading down South. The owners Colin and Jill were extremely friendly and welcoming we had a lovely double room with jacuzzi bath. All the cooking... More

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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We made reservations online for String of Horses, based on reviews. We were not disappointed. What a find! Our room was located directly over the pub, and even as a light sleeper, I slept like a baby. The room was clean, comfortable, and roomy. Colin and Jill were perfect host and hostess (even the following morning when Jill was dressed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We arrived at The String of Horses at 4pm just in time for check-in (latest we have had and earliest check-out, but wasn't a problem for us), really friendly welcome from Colin the owner. This is quite a remote accommodation, but several lovely walks. We had dinner in the pub on our second night and it was delicious - excellent... More

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Address: Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — String of Horses Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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