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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the minute we walked in John, the manager, made us feel very welcome. The Hall is large and imposing with wonderful grounds - croquet lawn included - with views down to Coniston water. Beautiful arboretum for a short walk pre-dinner. The organisation of this place with the different demands of HF holidaymakers and more mainstream guests is a triumph.... More 

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Porvoo, Finland
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I met with friends at this stunning country house. Breathtaking views over the lawns and enchanting walks through the gardens. The attentive staff almost knew what I needed before I asked. My room was well proportioned, clean and very welcoming after a long hill walk. The variety of food was matched by its quality.

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Aylesbury
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

This HF property is comprised of the old house and adjacent buildings plus the lovely arboretum and garden. It has fabulous views from the lake's northern end an from its lovely lawns, you can watch the steamer and other boats messing about on the water. The buildings are full of character and well kept up, which isn't easy in this... More 

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England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Spent a few days at this beautifully located property. The staff and food was excellent but the rooms were disappointingly drab and in need a makeover. The single beds are quite small so if you are of 6ft or more you may struggle.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

What a truly lovely place to stay. Delightful gardens, comfortable bedroom, absolutely excellent food - breakfast, packed lunch and dinner. The staff were charming and helpful in every way. I will certainly go back.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Beautiful setting , wonderful historic building , amazing gardens with scented blooms Lovely place to visit with welcoming staff. Good food in an amazing place if you enjoy places with character and charm

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We stayed a week at this 16th century mansion-turned-hotel owned by the National Trust and leased to HF Holidays. Friendly staff. Exquisite food. Great walking in the fells of Lake District. Views are spectacular. I highly recommend this destination.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Booked a fairly last minute trip to Lakes and came across Monk Coniston; so booked in advance. Travelled from Oxfordshire and we arrived late (11.45pm) but a member of staff was more than happy to wait up for us. Breakfast was excellent on both mornings and the view of the lake from the restaurant is beautiful. We were offered a... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful few days on a walking holiday.A lovely building with fantastic views & grounds.Food was excellent,good choice well presented & plentiful.The staff are very pleasant & helpful.Our room had views to the lake.A super power shower ,a load of draw space & comfy beds made for a great stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

It seems that this place is mostly there for hosting large groups of middle aged couples on sightseeing tours. That's fine, but it's weird when you are literally the only one in the hotel not part of the group. In fact I wouldn't really describe it as a hotel, more of a tour centre based in a stately home. It... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Monk Coniston has been welcoming visitors for nearly 70 years. With its enviable location, it has always been attractive to walkers, outdoor enthusiasts, and those who enjoy peace and tranquillity. Monk Coniston offers spacious en-suite bedrooms, fabulous food and a spacious lounge to relax in. Our extensive grounds, which include a walled garden and an exotic tree collection, are particularly scenic, and make a delightful place to relax. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Monk Coniston

Address: Monk Coniston Hall Coniston Water, Coniston LA21 8AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Duddon Valley > Coniston
Price Range: $110 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Monk Coniston 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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