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The White Lion Inn

| Near Penrith, Patterdale CA11 0NW, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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90 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found this place by accident and boy did we enjoy it!! A good selection of beers and ales to please all. Loved the dog friendly pub bit. Will certainly return . Thank you for a warm welcome. The views are terrific and just to top off the trip a local shop across the road serves evrything from daily papers,... More 

Thank stuart w
Inverness, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Four of us stayed here whilst on the Coast to Coast walk. Two different rooms - and they coudn't have been more different - one was huge, the other tiny! Luck of the draw I guess, and it didn't spoil a very nice night here. We all slept well! We also ate in the restaurant, and rated the food and... More 

Thank DW67
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed one night as part of coast to coast walk. Our room was clean but very small and we had little floor space with having cases and rucksacks. The beds were comfortable but the en suite was tiny and the shower not great. Woken by traffic before the alarm. However, the staff were very friendly and helpful, and the food... More 

Thank kipps58
Charlottesville, Virginia
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70 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times while doing our many c2c trips. They have the best jacket potatoes I have ever eaten, good wine, and lots of ambiance. The place is usually quite full with thirsty and hungry hikers and locals and it is always a fun place to be. Service is very good too. We look forward to coming... More 

Thank Barb W
Devizes, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for one night while doing the coast to coast walk. Are room was an average size nice and clean. The staff were polite and helpful. Are evening meal was good as was the breakfast. It can get busy in the evening with other walkers and locals so it maybe advisable to book a table. This is a good stopping... More 

Thank Paul M
Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for an evening meal. There were four adults and two children. The service was great, fabulous kids menu, all meals we presented together and delicious. The atmosphere was great..still not sure how this hotel fits on such a small block of land. And on leaving, the safety of the patrons after too many ales, is a concern,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled in at 10pm on bank holiday weekend after hiking. Room available, great food and drink. Room was smallish but very good value. Breakfast included, which was brilliant, coffee was also some of the best I've had! The hotel and staff had character, thanks!

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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on the C2C walk. We arrived mid afternoon and found the pub open which is always good after a walk. Checking in was easy and we found or room without a problem. I shared a twin which was very small. There was little room to put our suitcases down never mind our rucksacks. The food was very... More 

Thank Johnthewalker
Laguna Beach, California
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36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Charming old pub. Very nice basic rooms. Needs some sprucing up. Very popular night spot for locals. Breakfasts were great, did not enjoy the burger... Looked fantastic on the plate but was not edible. Nice friendly, helpful staff. Fun village nearby in Glenridding. .

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The White Lion is a perfect example of a Lakeland country Inn - where you just want to relax in after a hard days walking in the area. They are very walker friendly, which is becoming rarer! After a days walk up to the Knott we came back to the pub and stayed several hours enjoying much needed drinks and... More 

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