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Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Lovelady Lane, Alston CA9 3LF , England
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Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel
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Ranked #5 of 13 Alston B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked a 7 course tasting menu with B+B on a voucher and went with another couple. First, the place was hdd to find as it was at the end of a driveway, and there was no sign on from the road. Just went down the road and round it. At the entrance, there is a large re-cycling skip, which... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel sign is still missing but I checked out the local OS sheet in an Alston pub and went straight to the hotel. The exterior and windows need attention but the interior and our bedroom were fine. Bedroom no. 9 is large with a four poster, and has a wonderful view across the garden and up the river. Food... More 

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on a Travelzoo deal and had the 7 course taster menu with wine. What a superb meal. Service was excellent and the food and wine superb. Our room was spacious and beautifully furnished and had recently been refurbished. Would have no hesitation in going back.

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Lancashire
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked here on a Travel Zoo Dinner, Bed and Breakfast deal. The first thing is to find the place, the wooden sign at the entrance had blown over as it had rotted away so we could not find the place and had to phone up for directions. The hotel at one time must of been wonderful and lives of its... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed overnight at this hotel on a Travelzoo deal. We had difficulty finding the hotel due to the hotel sign being blown down in recent winds. However, we were made very welcome when we eventually found it. The hotel is small cosy and very comfortable. We upgraded to a superior room which was lovely and had beautiful views. The... More 

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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently went to Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel. We had dinner bed and breakfast. Its set in beautiful grounds. Lovely hotel, the 7 course taster menu was excellent we really enjoyed it and we-highly recommend it, the waitresses we attentive. The only thing that let it down was we complained about the shower in our room, it was unbearable... More 

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durham, uk
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited after purchasing a living social deal for dinner, bed and breakfast. All 3 were fab especially the 7 course tasting menu with wine. Can't explain how good the food was. Even better than I was expecting. Bed was comfortable, everything clean etc. Fab little place n I will be returning soon 🍴 🍷

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel is small and cosy and in a great location for a countryside break. It has a real old country house feel with a small Lounge, bar and Restaurant. Outside area needs a bit of TLC but the views make up for it. Our one night break came with a tasting menu with wine and was excellent. Breakfast was... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely greeting awaited us on our arrival, we were made to feel like very special invited guests. Our bedroom was very comfortable and had everything we could have needed. After a stroll around the grounds settled down to a cup of tea before getting ready for the highlight of our stay. The seven course gourmet tasting dinner. It was... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely weekend break at the Lovelady, which would once have been a beautiful country house set in gorgeous gardens, with a river running along the perimeter, located 2 miles away from Alston. It is still a lovely house, but is in need of some care and attention! A lick of paint here and there, grouting needing re-doing,... More 

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