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Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Lovelady Lane, Alston CA9 3LF , England
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from a overnight stay at Lovelady and had a lovely stay. The food and wines are outstanding and the menu is inventive. The breakfast is excellent with a large and varied choice and is all served at the table which makes a nice change. We upgraded to a four poster room which was lovely and we... More 

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from Lovelady it was a very nice stay we had two nights the hotel the staff and the meals were fantastic I am sure we will return They have a very good wine selection they have three very comfortable lounges one with a open fire

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Thank keith r
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to admit, based on some reviews of this place, I really came with an open mind. However I can honestly say that most people who rate this place as poor must be serial complainers. Yes, the hotel exterior is a little tired in places but our room (room 9 with the 4 poster) was lovely and even the... More 

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Thank Jason N
Crook, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I received a Travelzoo voucher for a night's stay and tasting menu at the country house, as a Christmas present. The directions were emailed to us when we booked and it was therefore easy to find the hotel after a lovely drive through snowy countryside. We had a friendly welcome and were shown to our room which... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I genuinely cannot praise this lovely hotel enough. We booked on a Travelzoo deal which was £179 for two nights including breakfast both mornings and a full tasting menu and paired wines on the second night. Believe me, we got an absolute bargain! We were initially in a lovely cosy Premier room but as we had a bit of a... More 

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Thank David E
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from 2 night stay. This was a travel zoo offer of 2 night stay including 7 course starter meal. Total cost £179. Fantastic value for money. Lovely room and service was excellent. Staff also very good. Will keep a lookout for further deald

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Thank MICHAEL D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

We arrived through the rain and the mist to this somewhat remote country house. Once inside we were treated to a warm welcoming reception. Our room was spacious with both a country feel and an olde world charm. Our meal was a triumph from the Chef's amuse to the freshly brewed coffee and the six courses in between. The Cumbrian... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Had a Fab night away with a coupon special - beautiful tasting menu including wine with the courses, a comfy nights sleep and cooked breakfast in the morn. Staff were lovely and very understanding (It was my husbands birthday treat and I spilt some Prossecco on bed and carpet) I apologised and there was no problem. The decor is a... More 

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1 Thank Avril H
Wakefield
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Stayed for one night on a voucher deal including the taster menu. We had a lovely time, the hotel is secluded and cosy. It was a miserable afternoon and the log fire for roaring in reception when we arrived. The staff and service were great and the food impeccable- much better than we expected! Breakfast had a good selection and... More 

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Thank Jones252
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Had a two night, bed / breakfast and gourmet taster meal stay using a voucher offer. The staff were friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable about the food and drink being served during the meal. The rooms were comfortable and had the finishing touches such as tea/coffee, toiletries, robes etc although in places the carpet and wall paper looked a little worn... More 

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