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Cumberland Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Townfoot, Alston CA9 3HX, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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41 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our bikes were securley placed in a store room under the hotel and then we were taking to our room which was lovely and spacious with good facilities. Yes it might be near to a bit of a refurbish which could be said about other parts of the hotel. My wife thought her breakfast was excellent and the bar had... More

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We visited the Cumberland Hotel as a family many years ago so we were interested to see how different it would be. The landlady gives a no-nonsense welcome and I can honestly say that I've never had a host take so much care. She quietly notices everything and helps accordingly. Don't expect frills. We don't do frilly in Cumbria and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

We used the Cumberland as a stop on the C2C cycle route. The staff are friendly, and there is a good range of beers in the bar. The rooms are ok too. The only downside is that the whole place clearly needs a few pounds spending on it in terms of refurbishment. We ate dinner over the road. Would definitely... More

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Chichester, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Six friends dined here on the first Saturday in June. We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening, enhanced by delightful and helpful staff. The food was ok, with good ales on tap. Southern, sophisticated chic it was not - but we didn't go expecting that.

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Cumbria, UK
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21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I spent a week on the Pennine Way walking from Horton to Alston, having my evening meal in a variety of village pubs and this was undoubtedly the best. Admittedly it was a Friday night but there was a great atmosphere. Very friendly and efficient staff, sample glasses on hand to try the local brews before buying and excellent pub... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We were part of a C2C group and found this met our needs for really good food, comfy clean rooms and secure bike storage. It isn't the fanciest, plushest hotel but that wasn't what we there for. The staff treated us really well and there was excellent provision of good grub for dinner and breakfast, and and a good night's... More

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Address: Townfoot, Alston CA9 3HX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Alston
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cumberland Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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