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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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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

after being stuck on the motorway for hours and arriving late staff went out of their way for us , thankyou for cooking food for us after the 9pm shut off ,fantastic place to stay staff friendly and helpful and the food is stunning

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We have stayed at a few places over the few years that I have been coming up to Cumbria, but the duke's head was the most friendly and i felt at home , the room was nice and the food was very good, we will deanery be back next year

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

Was lovely having such a nice couple, you can come any time. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Travelling on business myself and my colleague were unsure where we would end up at the end of one particular day and so decided to be spontaneous and not pre book a place to stay. We called into a few places who had no available rooms but in the end managed to find this quaint little place on late rooms,... More 

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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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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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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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Glasgow
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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
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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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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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