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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous guest house, very friendly owners. Very clean and modern decor! Bed very comfortable. A very good choice of breakfast and very well cooked. A very short walk to city centre and local restaurants. All in all excellent

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Convenient location, just a short walk from the centre of town. Charming old building. Host friendly but seemed a little tired of the business, e.g. the breakfast yogurt looked as if it was left from the day before (not even smoothed over to appear newly served); the table in my room wasn't wiped totally clean; the decorator cushion on the...

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Brixham, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Every little thing is clearly done with love. Very friendly with so many surprising touches. A pleasant change to some of the impersonal large chains of hotel. The location is good and there is parking. The breakfast is everything you could think of. A real delight.

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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, we are so pleased you enjoyed you stay with us and found the breakfast 'a real delight' which is what we aim for. Many Thanks Melanie

Banknock, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here last night and absolutely loved the place. The house was fabulous, the room stunning! The hosts were wonderful and the food just perfect. There were lots of extras to show the owners go that extra mile for their guests Loved it . Will definitely return - amazing!!! Defiantly worth more than the asking price .

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

We really appreciate your review thank you for taking the time to write it. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, We always try to add new complimentary items to the rooms that would you would not expect. Many Thanks Melanie

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Well, we were a little overwhelmed by the décor and vivid paintwork on arrival, but we were also completely overwhelmed by the attention and kindness received from Melanie, the owner. She returned immediately from shopping to let us in, despite our having completely failed to alert her to our arrival. She carried my wife's heavy bag up three storeys. She...

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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 fantastic review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and would recommend us to your friends. It is so nice to hear that we are doing things right and getting such positive feedback. Many Thanks Melanie

Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 7, 2016

I stayed here for one night as a solo traveller whilst in Carlisle for a couple of days of meetings. One of the best reviewed places in the city that suited my budget and I was really surprised by just how nice this place is. Beautifully decorated, extremely clean and a very friendly service by everyone I encountered. The single...

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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 glowing review we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back at Cartref Guest House with your partner when you head over to Norther Ireland. Many Thanks Melanie

Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Reviewed July 5, 2016

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...

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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, 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...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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...

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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

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...

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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

London, United Kingdom
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...

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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

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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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: $41 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cartref Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms to the back are away from the busy road noise”
 of 5 bubbles CHS56, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the front of the house because of traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles MerilynK, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front have a lot of noise and light coming in.”
 of 5 bubbles 437ashag, Jun 8, 2016 | Read review
“3 bed room downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles 806giles, Jun 7, 2016 | Read review
“We had a top floor room with a skylight that opened. It was great!”
 of 5 bubbles masterdiver, May 25, 2016 | Read review
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