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The Sportsman's Inn

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great time at the Sportsman's Inn. The local residents at the pub were funny and friendly. The beer was perfect, as was the steak. The room was spacious, the mattress firm, and the view of the river was excellent. I will definitely be back!

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Thank moonbrew
Bedford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

The evening meal and breakfast was hearty and well cooked with good portion sizes. The bedrooms and bathrooms are spotlessly clean. Bathrooms are private rather than en-suite. There was no shower in the 2 bathrooms that we saw - not even a tap attachment to rinse hair. There is a resident's lounge but there's no TV - either there or... More 

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Thank Daleswalker4
London
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113 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

After a warm chatty welcome from landlady Sandra we were on our way up to our twin room, which has lovely views from its two windows. We had our own bathroom immediately next door. There's a bath and toilet but no shower. It's not high-end accommodation but it's comfortable and very clean. Although the bar is closed until 7pm, guests... More 

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Thank rentaquote
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We stayed here overnight whilst walking the Dales Way, this inn is directly on the trail. Beautifully clean and comfortable accommodation. Excellent choice of beers and good choice of really good food on menu.

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Thank Cliff C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

There is nothing particularly fancy about this B&B in terms of the rooms and the facilities - for example, I had access to a bath but not a shower. And there is no access to WiFi in the immediate area (hooray!) This is more than compensated for by the friendliness of the hosts, the excellent and tasty bar nosh and... More 

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Thank AnneKLeeds
Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Came over the hill from ribblehead eight of us dropped into the sportsman for some carbo loading before the big climb out of the dale. warm welcome a quick pint or two by the river in the sunshine ,will return

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Thank william B
East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Stopped here for one night as part of a 6 day Dales Way walk. A very old pub in a beautiful location with a warm welcome. Excellent room (1) with modern bathroom next door. Good conversation at the bar, good food, good beer. Reasonable prices. Outstanding steak & ale pie.TV in bar area. No mobile signal & no wi-fi -... More 

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Thank lmorgan2015
Lancashire
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33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I visited this pub several times during my recent stay in the area. Although it does provide accommodation, my visits were to sample the beer, the atmosphere and food. I enjoyed all three. This is a great pub. Sandra and Ron are excellent hosts, and made me feel welcome straight away. The real coal file presents a cosy atmosphere on... More 

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Thank DavidfLancashire
Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

This is a rustic pub, and you do not get ensuite bathrooms with your room, but do still get a dedicated bathroom for each of the 6 rooms, across the corridor. Food is served at strictly limited hours morning and night. The bar serves excellent beer, and surprisingly good food for what on the face of it is a rustic... More 

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Thank Richard D
Salisbury
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60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

A great weekend at Cowgill in Dent Dale. Ron and Sandra were perfect hosts and our weekend exceeded all expectations. The venue was warm and welcoming. All the Staff work very hard to ensure every comfort. It was wonderful to sleep with the window open and to hear the calming sound of the nearby stream. Thanks for everything.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about The Sportsman's Inn

Address: Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5RG, Cowgill LA10 5RG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Cowgill
Number of rooms: 38
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