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Alston House

Certificate of Excellence
Townfoot, Alston CA9 3RN, England
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Ranked #3 of 13 Alston B&B and Inns
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I frequently use Alston House on my business trips to the area, the wi-fi is free and sound, The staff are always very welcoming and they serve amazing food with the best ales in cumbria. Highly Recommend

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were treated with a Wowcher by a friend for a one night stay including dinner and breakfast. Beautiful room and very comfy. Lovely bathroom and toiletries. Made very welcome even though we arrived slightly early. Spent some time in bar looking at birds in garden using bird feeder. Charming. Great restaurant food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stayed at Alston House on 9th April 2015 on our journey from Mid Wales to Edinburgh. This was our third visit to Alston House and as usual were were most impressed with our welcome. The restaurant provided us with a very good meal and our breakfast was of a similarly high standard. Our only negative comment - Our bed... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

After an epic cycle ride over Hartside in horrendous weather conditions, we went knocking on the door of Alston House at 8.30am looking for a bit of warmth and sustenance. They were not open for non resistents at that time in the morning, but one look at us made them open their doors for us weary travellers. We appreciate their... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a hidden gem! Sharon is welcoming charitable friendly and more than you would expect but all that one would desire in a host. I will visit again and recommend this hotel to everyone. Check in is smooth beds comfortable breakfast lush central but quiet location what more can you ask for and the prices will not break the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

What a lovely hotel ,warm room,comfy bed,fab roll top bath and great views of hills x living social deal what great value, meal in night was fabulous restaurant area is so cosy twinkle lights and candles and open fire ,breakfast was fab and staff was lovely ,this hotel was also spotless x

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

stayed here on Friday and Saturday, room was perfect as were the hosts. We had our dog with us and he was made to feel thoroughly welcome. Ate in the resteraunt which was top notch as was the cake and coffee in the cafe. Highly recommend Alston House and we will be back!

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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Got a great deal on living social for dinner, bed and breakfast. Arrived late afternoon after a brilliant drive over the fells to be met by the friendly owner. Up to the room which was reasonable size, very warm and comfy with a lovely roll top bath in the ensuite. Nice views over the fells through the large windows. Dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed her for 2 nights midweek. We got a great deal from Living Social which included dinner on the first night and breakfast each day. When we were arrived we were greeted by a very helpful lady who showed us to our room and advised us of some local walks we could take. Our room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I always look forward to my visits to Alston House Hotel, the owners are very friendly, the rooms are really lovely, but for me the highlight is relaxing in the bar, by the fire, chatting with locals and enjoying the superb home cooked food. If you are looking for a relaxing get away from it all few days then this... More 

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