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Cumberland Hotel

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Townfoot, Alston CA9 3HX, England
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Alston
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hinckley
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife,self and Border Collie stayed for four nights in July - thoroughly enjoyed our visit! The staff are exceptionally friendly and efficient, our room was spotless and comfortable, evening meals were very good from an extensive menu and breakfasts were absolutely excellent.The location is ideal as a touring base whilst Alston itself is an attractive and very old market town.The... More 

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Barnsley, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very welcoming and well kept real ales. The evening menu is very good with a whole page devoted to different types of curry. This is our 3rd visit here whilst doing the Pennine Way and every visit has been spot on. If you want good food and beer whilst in Alston then look no further.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at the B&B and spended my nights in the pub. Nice and spacious room with free wifi. Lots of information about the area The food is very good and teh pub is nce and cosy. Helpfull and friendly staff.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Have enjoyed a fair few meals in here and ice cold drinks! Recommend after nice walks in the countryside! Located in the heart of Alston at the bottom of the steep hill. Beautiful views and very friendly atmosphere.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Welcomed and served by friendly staff. Excellent low cost laundry service was great for long distance walkers with distinctly smelly socks and clothing! Lovely large room with great view towards the river. Good food and real ales - scrambled eggs at breakfast seem to challenge many establishments but here they were delicious. Provided the perfect rest day as we walked... More 

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Lancashire
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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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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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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