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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 #16 of 63 Carlisle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed today
Anne S Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Highly recommended Charming . Wonderful atmosphere. Excellent service. Would definitely recommend to friends and family. Although off the beaten track the hotel is set in a lovely village. Staff were more than helpful to your needs. We have family living near Brampton and were under the impression the hotel was close by. Still an excellent place to rest your weary... More

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Richmond, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The String of Horses was one of our favorite accommodations in Britain. My wife and I were taking our two grown daughters on a very hurried driving tour, and stopped here after leaving the Lake District, on our way to Scotland. We all fit into the one family size room, and had a great night. Obviously, this is not a... More

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great two days at the string of horses I would recommended this inn very nice room and excellent breakfast and excellent food in the restaurant in a very nice quite spot. This is a 15 th centuary inn

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uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were a party of 6 - when booked it was my husband and I, our daughter and son in law and our son and daughter in law. We had booked for Carlisle races and were originally looking for something close to the race course. Although we didn't realise at the time it was fortunate for us we could not... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here for 2 nights and had a lovely stay. The hotel is very authentic outside and in but the upstairs has been modernised to. Suit today's traveller. Clean light, with good sized bathrooms and modern furniture, flat screen tv and very reliable wifi throughout free. Colin and his staff are very welcoming and available for... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had my second visit to this little gem of a hideaway. Top marks to Colin , his wfe and staff who made my stay very enjoyable. Colins wfe is also the Chef and I must say the meals were outstanding. My wife and I visited various places including Hexham, Bampton, Solway Aviation Museum, Lanercost Abby,Vindolanda Roman Fort Ruins and Hadrians... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, I find it quite sad to see such bad reviews, and so recent. I booked this through a deal site so got it cheaper but this did not impede our treatment. I stayed here for three nights on 10th, 11th and 12th June for mine and my partners anniversary. We travelled from Bournemouth and were knackered after... More

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Boston Spa, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The warm and friendly greeting we received on arrival from Colin set the tone of our visit to the String of Horses. Our room, No5 was to the rear of the Hotel was light , bright, large and well equipped, with an equally large en-suite. In particular, the bed was very comfortable with pillows that suited or needs. At breakfast... More

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read the recent 'poor' review, my wife and I arrived at the String of Horses with some trepidation. We need not have worried because we received a good welcome despite it being a Monday when the owner has a day off. Because of his absence they were not cooking that evening but we were given the name of another... More

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Chatham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Stayed here as I was attending a funeral nearby and it was handy. I paid £75 per night for 2 nights and wish I hadn't bothered. The welcome was friendly and the staff were great. The bar was cosy and welcoming. The room was ok, comfy but nothing special. The breakfast was good too. However, there was no indication that... More

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your review and we are sorry to hear that you weren't satisfied with the fact that we do not serve food on Mondays. We do try make it as prominent as possible on every booking website (including our own) that this is the case so I can only apologise that you were not made aware... 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*
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