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Alston House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Townfoot, Alston CA9 3RN, England
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Ranked #1 of 12 Alston B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed today
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We had the enormous pleasure to stop here after our 1st day of cycling. I can't recommend it enough. The staff were the most helpful I have ever come across, the food superb and the bedrooms outstanding. .. We will definatley be using this again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

my wife and i plus our lab stayed here in September.The food and the service was great. Hospitality first class. Nice clean room even though it did have a sloping floor. The dog made herself at home.the scenery and the views in this area really are magnificent. Hadrians wall well worth a visit as is Hexham.We really enjoyed our stay... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stay here overnight on our coast to coast cycle trip. The hotel rooms are very clean beds are comfy. The food is really nice. Theres a youth hostel close by but when your in alston treat yourselves and come see carole and michael who have been running alston house for a few years now. Thanks for the hospitality see... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I have stayed here many times when cycling the c2c route over 2 days and are always looked after come rain or shine. The welcome is great, the rooms and food are great and there is a safe place for the bikes and an area to dry wet clothes. Perfect for us.

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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hubby and I stayed here for two nights on 12/13th August. We were really impressed with the room, the staff and the food. A friendly atmosphere was all around the hotel and nothing was too much trouble for the very friendly staff. The room was very clean and the bathroom was very modern with a roll top free standing bath.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Alston House hotel is located near the centre of Alston, the highest town in England. Its a town with a bit of history and is located close to Hadrians wall and the Pennine Way. There are a number of walks close to hand and the town has a steam train - which is a lot of fun for all... More

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Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The hotel and staff were excellent. The other guests were mostly ramblers and everybody seemed to be in good spirits, so the atmosphere was a pleasant one. If I get the chance, I would love to stay here again.

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18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Myself and a friend stayed overnight Sat/Sun 26/27th July 2014. We enjoyed an excellent stay at a well appointed hotel. The staff and food were excellent. On the Sat evening we ate in the hotel restaurant with food and service first class. We would not hesit6ate to return to this hotel again.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

If you want a quiet break in a scenic, unspoilt, uncrowded area of England, this is the place. Alston is on the Pennine Way and is an ideal base for exploring the whole region between Carlisle and Newcastle, either by car or bike or on foot. We only had two days but managed to fit in half-day visits to Housesteads... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

this hotel is a gem.The rooms are good,the beds are comfy,the facilities are great,the food, both for breakfast and also evening meal are excellent.You cannot fault this family run hotel.We will go back and take our dog,cos I didn't say but they are dog friendly too.What more could you ask.

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Address: Townfoot, Alston CA9 3RN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Alston
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Hotel Class:4 star — Alston House 4*
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Outstanding food at this family run hotel. There is a cafe, restaurant and bar and seven ensuite rooms. The cafe serves homemade cakes and scones with lattes, chill out and meet your friends. The popular evening restaurant has extensive menu catering for all. Most of the rooms are spacious with lovely fell views with comfortable beds. The service is friendly, efficient and unobtrusive. Situated in Alstonwith all its facitities and within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. ... more   less 
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