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Engine Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Station Road | Cark-in-Cartmel, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7NZ, England
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Ranked #10 of 14 Cartmel B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed for a night during my motorcycle trip around the Lake District. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming, allowing me to park my bike round the back. The room was clean and extremely comfortable. I ate while here and the food was fantastic with the breakfast in the morning being of more than adequate size, setting me up... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost 4 stars. The staff/owners are very friendly and the Pub was welcoming. The room was on the small side but not a problem and was very clean and tidy. The beer was excellent . The evening food was typical ' pub grub' and normal Lake District prices . The breakfast was excellent and would keep most people going all... More

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the weekend on a KGB Deal. The room was small but comfortable. The staff were friendly and welcoming. Breakfast was amazing and we had two lovely meals as we ate first night included in deal and second night we ate by choice. Puddings were scrumptious. It has a small comfy bar serving real ales and is an ideal... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights on a KGB deal that included a 2 course evening meal. Owners were away on holiday. Greeted by a friendly young barman who took us up to our rooms and explained where the fire exit was and what our deal entitled us to. Our room was a good size, nicely decorated and with a decent sized... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Will not be returning, do not want to sit eating with owners dog weaving in and out of tables or sat watching every mouthful you eat! Other locals bring their dogs in as customers are eating. The place was untidy, ironing on corridors between rooms , tables left uncleared from previous night , bed made but bins not emptied or... More

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Chris_Adshead, Owner at Engine Inn, responded to this review

We are not 'trying' to be anything other than what we are. We are a family run Country Pub with B&B. It is also our home, if people don't like our dog we take him upstairs it is not a problem. More

Stafford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to Engine as believed it as dog friendly only to confronted by owners grumpy dog who did not want to let our dog in,but we eventually got in when owner removed their dog. Food average and overpriced,service poor.

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7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I went here today with high expectations. We had seen the pub on the railway programme with Michael Portillo. The Morecambe bay potted shrimps looked good, so we decided to journey over there for lunch. I wish we had not bothered. The beer was excellent, which my son enjoyed very much. So if you are going for a drink only... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

a pleasant one night stay in a bit of a one horse town! rooms spotless service in bar very good but the meals were just lacking in our opinion . the much awaited Morecambe bay potted shrimps were certainly not the same as enjoyed by mr portillo on tv . the main couse was ok and the following morning breakfast... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Used a KGB voucher as an opportunity to visit a part of Cumbria that we hadn't visited before. The Engine Inn is a homely local pub which serves good food along with very good local real ales. Breakfasts were very good too. The rooms were perfectly adequate. There is a fine walk from the pub if you walk along the... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Great location for exploring the lakes with nice walks on the doorstep. Good breakfast along with the food we tried in the evening. The sticky toffee pudding obviously is great. Nice and relaxed atmosphere in the pub to sit back and enjoy after a tiring day.

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Additional Information about Engine Inn

Address: Station Road | Cark-in-Cartmel, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7NZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grange-over-Sands > Cartmel
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
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Ranked #10 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Cartmel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Engine Inn 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Country Pub with Dining and Accommodation. Good Beer Guide from 2009. Home of the Naga Viper Madras. ... more   less 
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