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Alston House

Certificate of Excellence
4.0 of 5
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 1 week ago
Joanne D Carlisle, United Kingdom
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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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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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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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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night with my wife on a wowcher and we couldn't of got a better deal. The food is top quality, the bed was very comfortable with a lovely deep bath,friendly staff and the views are superb covered in snow made this a really wonderful staff for us both. Would recommend this to all and will be... More 

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The moment you step in Alston House you are welcomed by friendly staff who obviously enjoy their work. Very nice rooms, exceptionally clean and great big bath! The room was a little cold but this could be put down to the chilly weather. We ate in the restaurant both nights and had breakfast both mornings. The food is delicious, home... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The hotel isn't in a pictureque village, nor is it a lakeland stunner, but it is well positioned and offers a very pleasant stay. The husband and wife couple are very friendly and they offer great food in very pleasant surroundings. We got our trip on Travelzoo, so it wa a bargain. The room was a tad quirky, but very... More 

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