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Dukes Head Hotel

Front Street | Armathwaite, Armathwaite, Carlisle CA4 9PB, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited for one night on our way to Scotland to break the journey. We booked our room about 20 minutes before we arrived, and the lady we spoke to was very helpful and friendly. The room itself was tastefully decorated, and looked quite modern, though the bathroom was dated (the shower could have been more powerful, but the water... More 

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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

There was good and not so good on my overnight stay going north. The welcome was warm and the room was very clean (most important) but the main radiator did not work and the small electric one that remained on throughout, was less effective than a toaster. The meal I had was very good, and the service was friendly and... More 

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Kansas CIty, MO
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by this Inn. The room was small, but adequate, with a nice comfy bed and a nice bathroom. My one complaint was the music coming from what I think was the kitchen area until nearly midnight both nights, but it was not that bad. The breakfast included was standard fare and the dinners at the restaurant... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A good basic hotel with comfortable bed.Julie and Clive were very hospitable with hearty breakfasts and the biggest main meals we have seen. Bit of a nuisance that you can't check in before 4pm. Good value for money. A relaxing stay in a lovely little town very central to Carlisle, Hadrians Wall and the Lake District.

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Julie W, Manager at Dukes Head Hotel, responded to this review

Armathwaite is a small village with 1 shop, it is not a town, and no check in will not be before 4 o'clock More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stayed here while working in penrith we stayed 3nights an iv no complaints at all the rooms clean cosy the staff were lovely the food was excellant it really made workin away from home a pleasure i loved this place so much im going back with my wife for our anniversary at the end of this month

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Just like to say big thank you to a very hard working couple Clive and Julie for a lovely two day break Fri 11th July Sat 12th what value you gave us can't stop talking about our stay great food large portions would like a second chance to try and finish a meal next time A message to Clive from... More 

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rochdale. uk
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

stayed at end of june on amazon deal, £89 two nights b and b and dinner with wine first night.food was great, breakfast more than adequate.room was in process of being upgraded, the workmen came in while we were out and removed wardrobe and chest of drawers!. Room was small, but fine, bathroom had seen better days, but as i... More 

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We booked a short break here, taking advantage of an Amazon deal for two nights' b&b with dinner and wine on the first night. Our welcome was warm and friendly, we were shown our room at once, and we were given plenty of information about mealtimes, facilities etc. Our evening meal was really good - the quality and freshness of... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

The pub is situated in a lovely location. The bedroom was small and needed updating but the bed was very comfortable and everything was clean. The bathroom for sole use of our room was along the hall. When booking I was led to blieve this was the only room available which clearly was not the case as only one other... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Just returned home after a lovely 2 night break at a The Dukes Head. We went on an Amazon deal which was excellent value for money. Everywhere was very clean and tidy. Our room (no 1) was small but adequate, as was the bathroom. The breakfast and the bar food was good. Our hostess very friendly and welcoming. The only... More 

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