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Ullswater | nr Penrith, Howtown CA10 2ND , England
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Howtown Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Howtown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    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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Torrevieja, Spain
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff were the saving grace of this hotel. All of them were welcoming, pleasant and helpful and this enabled me to forget the inconveniences of no locks, no en suite facilities and no kettle. I'm normally a fan of restricted choice at mealtimes because it usually means an improvement in the quality of the cuisine; sadly I don't rate... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner treated us both to a weekend away for my recent birthday. In addition, it was the first time we had taken our Jack Russell on holiday with us. It was fabulous from start to finish. The room was beautifully decorated and clean (real oldy-worldy with mod cons), the bath was huge, the hand-held shower excellent, and the view... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most extraordinary hotel I have ever visited. To reach it you need to take your heart in your hand as you follow the narrow lane that leads there with the occassional passing place until you find this quite delightful old building sheltering in the lee of the surounding mountains. Every wall is covered with prints, oil-paintings and... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The moment we walked in the door we knew we had come to the right place! The ambience, furnishings, antiques are all charming. Our en-suite room was perfect with a view of the Lake. It was more like staying with friends than a hotel - delicious home-cooked food, fabulous cream tea, Especially impressed with morning tea brought to the room;... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a quality lunch served with old fashioned English style and good value for money. Lunch is served at 1p.m. and is announced by a gong. 3 courses served by a waitress dressed in black and white and with a welcoming and pleasant personality. The food was all home cooked and was of excellent quality. The hotel is in lovely surroundings... More

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We stayed at the Howtown Hotel on Saturday and Sunday of the August Bank Holiday. The Howtown Hotel is like an ageing much-loved but eccentric Aunt: it has personality in spades, but marches very much to a tune of its own. For this reason it is beyond comparison with most modern hotels, and it is not for everyone. The hotel... More

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Kendal, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Had lunch here for my partners birthday. Took the Ullswater steamer so got a boat ride on lake too. The hotel is short walk from jetty. Lunch is served at 1.00 and announced by the gong. This place belongs to an earlier generation and is wonderful for that. Lunch is a soup starter followed by a salad and you are... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

In July this year we spent a week enjoying a family holiday at Howtown Hotel to celebrate my parents' Golden Wedding Anniversary. Mrs Baldry and her staff could not have been kinder or more helpful if they tried. My brother was recovering from a broken ankle, so had to spend the week wearing a very heavy plaster on his leg.... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The Howtown Hotel is a late Victorian era treasure situated on the shore of Ullswater in the Lake District and best reached by a contemporary ears steamboat from Glenridding. Whilst the hotel is set in the late Victorian era, is most definitely not a themed hotel - rather the owners have decided to forgo the inconvenience of bringing the hotel... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Beautiful remote location yet so easy to get to. This hotel is an old fashioned, olde world dream. Very friendly service, excellent food and plenty of choice even though there aren't any written menus. Tea on the lawn was very relaxing. Great spot for the start and finish of real walking country. Will definitely go again.

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Address: Ullswater | nr Penrith, Howtown CA10 2ND , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Howtown
Number of rooms: 24

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