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5.0 of 5 Inn   |   No 2 Mill Brow, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 1AT, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Mitzy24 Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just spent the weekend at Platos and had a lovely time. Location is superb, rooms are very comfortable - bed & pillows are very cumfy we slept very well. Rooms were very clean. Food was excellent had a delicious evening meal on the Friday night. Staff were very welcoming & friendly. Would definitely stay again.

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Hampshire, UK
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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked Plato's last minute as an overnight stop on our way home from Scotland and were delighted both with the town and the hotel. The rooms are very well appointed - though if you are on the top floor you may have to duck a bit if you are tall! The information book they provide regarding the area is... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Alex and Team. Had a wonderful one night stay. From the moment arrived looked after by Ollie. Great welcome, staff had kept our arrival secret as surprising friends.Car park permit given to us to park the car. Great start. We were shown to our room, really loved all the little extras. Sweet jar, kit kats, and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plato's is well known to my wife and I as we've stayed there on previous occasions. So on Tuesday 8th July while travelling north on the M6 we decide to divert to Kirkby Lonsdale to lunch at Plato's. You may apreciate, therefore, our disappointment on arrival to be told that service was only available in the bar area and not... More

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Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly welcome, room was small but well appointed, breakfast was good with choice of cooked dishes and locally sourced ingredients. Its a lively centrally located place with music playing most of the time. If you're looking for a quiet break maybe not for you! Good local beers, tapas menu and main courses too.

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

See what I did with the title?!!! Stayed here on Sat 05/07/14 because I mucked up and booked our original hotel for 12/07/14. Kirkby and the surrounding area were very busy and this was the only room we could find. All I can say is thank goodness I did mess up our original booking. My partner and I have stayed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever we stay in Kirkby Lonsdale we use Plato's. You can always guarantee a warm, friendly welcome from all of the staff, spotless, well appointed rooms and great attention to detail. Not your ordinary biscuits on the tea tray, but Kit Kats! The beds are the most comfortable we have ever slept in, the rooms are spotless and the food... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful stay we were looked after so well nothing to much trouble every need was catered for so impressed with the breakfast also the lovely evening meal . Comfortable bed which is always a bonus,fab shower room and products.

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Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Had a great time the staff are really welcoming. Very clean rooms. Liked the Kit Kat, Hot Chocolate and the sweets. Bathroom very modern and very clean good hot water all the time. Could do with sorting out the floor boards as it was quite hoisy at times. Food was really good. All in all a good stay.

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PlatosKirkby, Manager at Plato's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, we do look at each and every one. We enjoy giving our guests a little bit extra; everybody loves a kit Kat don’t they! Unfortunately as this is a Georgian building some of the older characteristics do crop up from time to time such as the occasional creaky... More

Worcester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were not disappointed with our choice of Platos for our 3 nights in Kirkby Lonsdale. The staff are all friendly and helpful. The breakfasts ,cooked to order are superb.The rooms are beautifully furnished and the bed was the most comfortable ever! We would return in a heartbeat and would not hesitate to recommend to others.

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PlatosKirkby, Manager at Plato's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments, I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and you had a fantastic night’s sleep in our Vi-spring beds; some guests do find it hard to leave them in the morning. Hopefully we will see you here again soon, Best wishes, Alex More

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Address: No 2 Mill Brow, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 1AT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Kirkby Lonsdale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Plato's 5*
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Plato’s is set in the heart of Kirkby Lonsdale - once discovered never forgotten. On the edge of the Lake District, the Dales and The Forest of Bowland. A pretty little market town set in the Lune Valley with wonderful walking, stunning views and really good shopping.As a boutique hotel, we understand that one of the joys of going away is to have a touch more luxury than you do at home. So that is why in our higgledy piggledy old building, we have made sure that every room is unique. The only thing that is standard is comfort - the ultra luxury Vi-Spring beds, the crisp cotton linen, the stacks of fluffy white towels, the state of the art flatscreen TVs, the luxurious en suite bathrooms some with baths and others with rainfall showers, the complimentary bottle of Plato's wine and gorgeous local Sedbergh Soap Company toiletries.Downstairs we have a Bar and Restaurant - Proper home cooking with a twist made from fresh ingredients sourced on our doorstep, a wine list selected by grape so that you can try new variations of your favourite wine, and honest beers and ales for the drinker who knows the difference.All prices are per room per night and include our sumptuous breakfast which is served until 2.30pm so you really can have a lazy lie in (please note that the room cleaning service finishes at 10am and check out on day of departure is 11am). ... more   less 
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