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Platform 9

Main Street | The Old Station House, St. Bees CA27 0DG, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited Platform 9 as a bit of a treat on Saturday 22nd February. The restaurant wasn't especially busy when we arrived however it got busier over time. We were seated in one of the 'booths' as requested which was quite intimate although not very warm. The decor was tasteful, and it was nice to see the... More 

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up north
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Didn't stay here but dined on two consecutive nights. On both nights we chose to eat in the railway carriage (which isn't actually a carriage but is certainly fitted out with railway carriage style seats and lamps). The menu offers a varied selection of food Thai, Italian, Chinese I note from other reviews this is not always welcome by some... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

the place is now called LuLu's. a sign says go through the garden to enter but other signs indicate it still as being Platform 9. a slight identity crisis, part bistro / part railway restaurant. we didn't stay there our landlady offered us a choice of local restaurant menues. we went to LuLu's as the menu was interesting and varied.... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Really convenient location right next to the station. The restaurant was closed as it was a Monday but was given good advice on where to eat and generally made very welcome. The room (flying scotsman) was well decorated and the bed comfortable but I did struggle a bit with the sloping ceilings and complicated shower. Breakfast was generous and tasty.... More 

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West Yorkshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Stayed here for the start of the Coast to Coast. Arrived to fins it couldn't be closer to the railway station - a bit apprehensive to find the restuarant packed with a large party of walkers & clearly a busy night with locals. Room (Orient Express)was a bit more compact than it looks on the website but comfortable. Despite being... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2010

Comfortable accommodation for our three night stay and acted as a good base for exploring the area. Louisa went out of her way to be helpful and make you feel welcome. Breakfast was huge and of excellent quality, especially the freshly squeezed orange juice. Ate in the restaurant on the Saturday evening, great service and excellent food , Cameron the... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

We didn't stay here but booked up for an evening meal. We had the most expensive item on the menu (Steak) but it was very poor value for money, the plates were very small and the meal did not even fill them. We believe this has changed hands in the last month or so, lets hope the quality/quantity does not... More 

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Manchester, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 days in August and had a wonderful time. The village of St Bees is very pretty, with a lovely beach and close to lots of attractions, but the whole trip was made by our experiences at Platform 9. Not only was our room lovely, with a fantastic bed, but the attidude and... More 

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birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2010

We booked a 3 night stay at Platform 9,they only have 2 rooms but a third is in the making,all named after well known trains, our room had a huge comfy bed and breakfast was in an adjoining room,which had a toaster and fridge and kettle, cereals, huge plate of fresh fruit, FRESH orange juice which was done there, homemade... More 

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Lancaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2008

We have just returned for a wonderful weekend break at Platform Nine, If you are looking for a guest house with good food, comfort, excellent staff, easy access and plenty to do, then look no further. We stayed in Northen Belle (and contrary to other opinions) we we not bothered by trains or lights, in fact if anything we were... More 

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