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Cumberland Hotel

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Townfoot, Alston CA9 3HX, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Alston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Lancashire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were let down by a nearby inn and The people at the Cumberland came to our rescue...we were allocated a lovely room at the front of the hotel(room 3). Very clean, lovely crisp white linen, white fluffy towels , complementary toiletries .Modern TV ,tea,coffee,hot choc. yummy biccies too! From arriving to leaving the staff couldn't do enough for us,... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were greeted by lovely staff at the Cumberland and great ales which my husband particularly liked, after an afternoon of drinks we decided to have dinner the food was amazing nice and fresh and great size of portions. The views from the pub are fantastic as well This place is well worth a visit would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Party of four we had 3 starters 4 main course and 3 sweets. Beautifully presented, fresh and hot really enjoyed it, would definately visit again, very reasonably priced and happy staff. Well done Helen and Guy you give a wonderful service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Very helpful staff, everyone made us feel comfortable and welcome. The food was of a very high standard and reasonably priced. Beautiful views from the bar, rooms and beer garden on which to enjoy the tremendous selection of well kept ales! Can't recommend enough!

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Lichfield
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The Cumberland Hotel offers you a warm welcome deep in the heart of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We'd just enjoyed a slow ramble towards the High Force Falls, reputed to be the highest waterfall in England. Spectacular for photo shoots and natural vista and wild life and building up an appetite for a hearty lunch. We... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This hotel is great value for money- it is a little worn around the edges but the atmosphere and food makes up for it. We booked lay minute on New Year's Eve an we're lucky to get the last room. Check-in is from 2pm-9pm which was perfect as we turned up at 8pm. We went to the bar to ask... More 

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Lancashire
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

We visited the Cumberland Hotel on two occasions recently - alas we didn't stay here! The food was fantastic with a very varied menu - excellent choice of real ales too. The friendliness and atmosphere within the bar was just about the best you could get anywhere!! Well worth a visit to this traditional English country pub with true hospitality.

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Bury,Lancs.
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10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I was booked into a pub around the corner,but on arrival the place was in darkness.So I found the Cumberland close by and glad I did. I was shown to room 2 - a large double with large en-suite. Great value at £42 B&B. Evening meal was tastie and breakfast to die for! Thanks to Guy and Helen (not to... More 

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London
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44 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife was not happy when we first arrived as it looked a bit run down. Went to the shops before they closed. When we came back heating was not working so had to move to another room. Although this was above the kitchen, that was probably better than being over the bar. However it seemed to be heaving in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Cycled over from home in truly atrocious weather. Was pleased to arrive at the Cumberland. Bike stored safely, shown to room (4). Clean, tidy, ample heaters, ensuite, wifi, tv. Super breakfast, full english, ample, coffee and toast. Would definitely return

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