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Cumberland Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Townfoot, Alston CA9 3HX, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Alston
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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Accrington, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I booked the Cumberland hotel, and three course evening meal (£13!) via their website without any hassle, about 2 weeks before my stay. I and 5 motorcycling friends then stayed at the hotel on the weekend of 29th March. We stayed in two rooms, 1 and 3, each of which has three beds. The rooms are spacious and had enough... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Stayed at the Cumberland Hotel for one night after walking from Haltwhistle along the South Tynedale trail. All the staff were friendly, the accommodation was comfortable and quiet, the beer in the bar was good and the full English breakfast hit the spot. Would recommend.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Stayed here 1 night on business, booked by my company. Food was excellent, lots of local fayre and I was surprised how reasonably priced it was. The hospitality and friendliness of the owner, his wife and indeed all the staff was outstanding. Clean, warm and very comfortable bedroom with a breathtaking view. Don't expect bright lights and too much excitement... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Our first visit to the Cumberland, we stayed between Xmas & New Year, along with our dog and we loved it. Staff were excellent, extremely friendly and helpful. A great bar menu & as someone else has said, a good selection of veggie food too (the veggie lasagne was gorgeous). We had a lovely big room at the front of... More

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Penrith, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

First time at this venue and very impressed. Exceeded our expectations. 6 vegetarian main meals to select from Great value. Staff were very friendly as we're locals. Good pub grub at good value with good atmosphere. Ticked all the boxes for a bar meal out. Will return. A warm welcoming venue.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Really enjoyed our stay here. The staff are great and really helpful. Bar very friendly and a good selection of local real ales. Food was excellent. The room we had could have done with some updating but was ok for what we wanted. I'd definitely stay again

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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*
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