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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

A very welcoming family run place to stay. Both staff and locals make it an ideal place to stay with easy access to The Lakes and Carlisle. Rooms are immaculate and comfy and the food delicious. Will definitely stay again.

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County Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very comfortable , very clean room, very friendly welcome, good food and log fires, this place was ideal for our night away. We had a four poster room with huge bathroom. My only comment would be that a shower cubicle could easily be put into the bathroom too; not everyone finds it easy to get out of a bath,...

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Thank Kathleen G
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Negatives: -Bar not open for til 5:00pm on a Saturday-nor was lunch available. -Room wasn't warm, heating was on but was obviously trying to catch up with the chill in the air, my partner shivered most of the w.end. -Paid for superior rooms but given plastic cups to drink out of? -Although furniture and decor tasteful the room was sparse,...

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Colin R, Owner at String of Horses Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that we did not live up to your expectations. There are so many negatives that it is hard to know where to start but I will try to deal with some of your issues. Regarding room temperature, this was the coldest weekend of the year and the previous...

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

One night stay whilst visiting the area. Room a litle small but very clean and comfortable. Nice atmosphere with good food and attentive service. The only small issue was a noisy group in the bar below room.

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Colin R, Owner at String of Horses Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to review our inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. I'm sorry the bar was a little noisy that evening. We do make sure that the bar closes in its proper licensed hours so that the occasional noise does not last very long into the night. Thanks again.

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely old inn with many original features. Fantastic breakfast and friendly staff. Very clean room and lovely fluffy white towels. Limited selection of drinks in the bedroom and no biscuits. The complimentary toiletries were adequate.

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Colin R, Owner at String of Horses Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to review our inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. We usually have biscuits in the room so apologies there were none in yours. Thanks again.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights and had an incredible time. The owners are wonderful and have amazing rapport with the guests. The room was clean and tidy with plenty of room and great views. We dined here on the Saturday and like many people my only negative is the portion sizes are huge, thus must effect revenue and could...

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Colin R, Owner at String of Horses Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to review our inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regarding portion size. That is the way the chef cooks, they can not/will not change. Believe me, I have tried! Thanks again.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we only stayed here for a night but the atmosphere was cosy, the food was hearty and the the staff were very welcoming. The bar was also full of character but we weren't disturbed by any noise when we retired to bed. I would definitely stay here again if I am ever in the neighbourhood

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Colin R, Owner at String of Horses Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to review our inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thanks again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

2015 - Stayed In one of the jacuzzi rooms, free wifi, comfy bed, clean, great food in the bar, and at breakfast, lovely open fire, great atmosphere, was on a wowcher deal for 3 nights, would definitely return again. One of those lovely characterful hotels in the middle of nowhere.

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Colin R, Owner at String of Horses Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to review our inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thanks again.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Relaxed people run this cosy inn convenient for north-to-south travellers or people visiting Hadrian's Wall. I had a really pleasant evening here talking to locals and the food was very good (there are Latin American specialities as well as the standard British fare). Slightly dated rooms, but very comfortable.

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Colin R, Owner at String of Horses Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to review our inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thanks again.

East Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a traditional inn with plenty of charm, all the more as it has resisted having a makeover or bringing in dreaded design consultants with inevitably disastrous results. It has beams, wood panelling, open fires and plenty of friendly attentive staff. It's good value too. The menu is interesting with familiar favourites and some more adventurous dishes. The only...

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Colin R, Owner at String of Horses Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to review our inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again in the future. We have noted the comments about the pillows so will have a look at those. Thanks again.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about String of Horses Inn

Address: Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle
Price Range: $89 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — String of Horses Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Put the heating on earlier and an ornament or picture on the wall wouldn't go a miss.”
 of 5 bubbles jillp272, 1 week ago | Read review
“Jacuzzi rooms available, slightly more expensive but worth it”
 of 5 bubbles eileenb468, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 11 is ok for a couple of nights but lacks a comfortable chair.”
 of 5 bubbles kikelmool, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“There are a range of rooms some have extra beds or special features.”
 of 5 bubbles 22kathhryn50, Oct 3, 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 has a four poster bed”
 of 5 bubbles 475beverleyb, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
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