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String of Horses Inn

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Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
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Ranked #12 of 67 Carlisle B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
333stanr Worthing, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have been staying here for some years now on our way to and from Sotland and always look forward to our visit, lovely place with great rooms good food and friendly atmosphere. Good bar as well which is close to my heart.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only stayed the one night but would definitely return if we get the chance. Room was spacious and comfortable with a large breakfast included. Dinner was really good and reasonably priced and the staff were welcoming and helpful. What's not to like !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here on the 1st of August you can't check in till 4 so don't arrive before then or there will be a little wait as no one will be there, our room was a small double ideal for a one night stay if we were staying for longer we would have been disappointed, it's very dated but it... More 

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Aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to stay, always welcoming, food is really tasty, beds clean and comfy. Really convenient for travelers on the M6. What a find, a real hidden gem. Colin a brilliant host. Always try to stay here on journey between Devon and Aberdeen.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well. stopped here on the way back from a fantastic few days in Edinburgh. (but that's a different review altogether) This is an old 17th century building in a very quite little village, so isn't all singing and dancing with modern tech. BUT, is a great little place. You will find an old fashioned TV and VCR in the upstairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food in the bar/restaurant, very friendly and helpful staff, a lovely large room, real ale served at the right temperature, and a beautiful country village setting: perfect. The village has a mix of new houses and traditional cottages with some spectacular gardens and the night we were there, an amazing sunset. Do copy out directions before you set out,... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended accommodation, we will definitely be going back to again. We did get caught out by the Monday closing, we were planning to dine there that evening. We dined in on the Sunday evening, the food was superb and the staff are very friendly, they made our stay very enjoyable. As they were closed on Monday we opted for... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is rated as 4-star. I guess some people's rooms must be ok (from the reviews) but our room was definititely the 'runt' of the litter. The room was small, not 'comfortable'/convernient to use, the bed was creaky and roll together, the room and ensuite both had shallow steps mid-room!, and the room was next to the servises/laundry (noisey) and... More 

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

Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to review our inn. First and foremost, we are sorry to hear that your stay did not live up to your expectations. We try to take on board all constructive criticism and make changes for the the better where possible. However, your criticism is almost completely subjective rather than constructive and comes... More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed at String of Horses - I last stayed 20+ years ago - it has maintained its character, friendliness and value. Breakfast was well cooked. Bar had plenty of character. Rural location - I would stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed at The String of Horses as was over in Carlisle for my daughter's graduation. We had 3 rooms - all were lovely the customer service was brilliant and very friendly ( learned all about Geo cacheing). We ate both nights in the pub and the food is fantastic. Real ale too . It had a lounge upstairs too... More 

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