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Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for one night and thought it was a great wee place. We were right up on the third floor and were a bit dubious about the room as we were lead up to it but once we were in, we were pleasantly surprised. It was quite spacious and very modern (it even had a... More 

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Thank Dave1711
Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and are always looking to add other complimentary items to your room you would not expect. We try to make the breakfast as varied as possible and always use local produce where possible. We hope to see you back at Cartref... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I often travel around the country to see bands and usually always pick the local Travelodge or Premier Inn but this place caught my eye and I'm so glad it did This is a large terraced house located only a few minutes walk from the town centre. I was warmly greeted and shown to my single room (Room 3) and... More 

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fabulous review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back at Cartref Guest House soon. Many Thanks Melanie More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Spent 2 nights there at christmas, lovely room but small but was a bit hard to get hold of the owners as no buzzer downstairs and wasn't given wifi code so had to use my phone the whole time. The room I stayed in was nice but got a lot of light from streetlamps outside and noise from the road... More 

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

We have had some beautiful wooden shutters fitted to all the front facing rooms which hopefully will help with the noise. There is a silver bell on the sideboard if people need me, but normally we are always around as we live here. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and liked your room. Many Thanks Melanie More 

London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We were on a cycling tour and were warmly welcomed upon our arrival and were delighted with our three bed bedroom which has been renovated to a very high standard. Very comfortable sturdy beds,spotless,roomy, great selection of complimentary tea coffee, muffins, clean fluffy nice smelling towels with a modern bathroom. Breakfast presentation and quality of ingredients again to a very... More 

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Thank 806giles
Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for such a fabulous review we are so pleased you enjoyed a comfortable night stay with us and the breakfast set you up for your 70 mile cycle that day. Many Thanks again and hope to see you back at Cartref if you are ever in Carlisle again. Melanie More 

Peterborough
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We stayed here after finishing our walk along Hadrian's Wall. Our room was furnished in a contemporary way, very clean and well appointed. All sorts of food treats and special toiletries were seeded around the room and bath. We had a restful sleep and an excellent breakfast that offered many choices. Melanie has worked to make this a spa-like experience... More 

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a fantastic review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and also the breakfast. Many Thanks Melanie More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

One night stay on the way through to Scotland. Loved our ensuite room, loads of great little surprises like sweets, muffins, colourful shower, a music playing mirror, and a very very comfortable bed which is great as my wife is 8 months pregnant and can't sleep at all and she managed a full nights sleep here! Next time we are... More 

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for such a kind review, we hope to see you back at Cartref Guest House with your new addition to your family soon. All the best, Melanie More 

London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night at the Cartref guest house and found the experience amazing. A beautiful room 5 with everything you'd want from a big posh hotel in a small guest house. Everything is catered for in the room from slippers to dressing grown from fruit to cake! Hotel is on a busy road, yet traffic soon dies down early... More 

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for such a fabulous review, we are always trying to think of things to add to the rooms to make your stay with us even more enjoyable. I am thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us at Cartref Guest House. Many Thanks, Melanie More 

Glossop
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

My nephew and I stayed here for one night and found the guest house excellent. Lots of little extras were provided in the room representing outstanding value for money. Being close to the Centre, it was a great location. Would stay here again most definitely

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us at Cartref Guest House while walking Hadrian's Wall. Many Thanks Melanie More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Ok. The title suprised could mean anything. I was a little surprised to find the room we were allocated had not been fully made up. The floor rugs were still in a pile on a chair and no towels were placed in the room. Fortunately the store cupboard was outside the room so we had to help ourselves. The owners... More 

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Melanie A, Manager at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, I can only but apologise and agree that you would not of been given a unmade room. I hope that has not put you off returning to Cartref Guest House if you are ever back in Carlisle and will follow up on your feedback. Many Thanks Melanie More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Good location for the City Centre which is a short walk away. I stayed for 2 nights whilst on business. The room (7) was extremely comfortable with quality bed linen and a sofa to relax. The en-suite shower room is very small with a low ceiling and a mirror that you have to stoop or kneel to see yourself in.... More 

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at Cartref Guest House and appreciated all the extras we provide. We are looking into the wifi for room 7 and hopefully will get that sorted so it is more reliable. We take all feedback seriously and try to act on... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome awaits you at our family run victorian town house, with a home from home atmosphere. Ideally situated to all local amenities, city centre, rail and bus station, Hadrians Wall Heritage Trail, Carlisle Castle and Cathedral. Cartref Guest House is a Visit England Gold and Breakfast Award Winner., Which draws praise from all that stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cartref Guest House

Address: 44 Victoria Place, Carlisle CA1 1EX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle
Price Range: $88 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cartref Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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