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String of Horses Inn

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Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've started to move away from larger hotels on my travels and this is the type of place that l look for. Very clean and very friendly with a warm and friendly service. A decent pint of beer with a perfecltly cooked steak topped off my stay and I would recommend the String Of Horses Inn to anyone who feels... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay here. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and their suggestion for a restaurant was an excellent one. The room was clean, spacious and comfy and the breakfast was good. Well worth another visit.

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Gosforth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night as a family of four attending a wedding nearby. Excellent service and a very spacious family room with comfortable beds (2 singles and a double). The pub within the hotel is very homely and served some good real ales. We did not eat in the hotel but friends that did were more than happy with... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place shame about 1 persons attitude, my friend and I booked in here for a 1 night stay while we went to the rod Stewart concert which I must say was absolutely amazing. I have stayed at many hotels through booking.com and must say I have never had to pay until I vacate but not here they wanted the... More 

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colin r, Owner at String of Horses Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. You are certainly right, it is not usual for us to take payment up front. However, everyone staying was here for the Rod Stewart concert and, from previous experience of being full for concerts, it helps everything go a lot more smoothly in the morning. Everybody wants breakfast late and at the same... More 

Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night. After a concert. Decided to go by train. The inn is a fair way out of Carlisle and buses only rub Monday's and Thursdaydays so it was a bit of an expensive choice as taxi would have been expensive to hotel back to Carlisle for concert back to hotel afterwards and then back to station... More 

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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. More 

Staffordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we eventually found the String of Horses (damn Satnav) was not disappointed. Easy check in, just went into the bar and said we had arrived and then went to reception. Check in was a painless process. Our room was great. Spotlessly clean, although we don't go looking for fault. The bar stops serving food at half past 8 so... More 

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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. More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

String of Horses was the nicest place we stayed in our two weeks in the UK. A pleasant base from which to tour the Carlisle area, it was easy to find and a short drive from many historical sites. Our room was lovely and spacious, with a very large bathroom and comfortable beds. Everything was spotlessly clean, and it was... More 

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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. More 

Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We stayed for one night on our journey to scotland,room was lovely,very clean,and lovely comfortable bed.we had a meal that evening in the bar,fresh fish and chips,good local ales.breakfast was superb,full english ,lashings of tea and toast,set us all up for the day.the staff and owners could not do enough.a great place to stay.only down side for us was the... More 

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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 would certainly make sure you had a room away from the bar if you requested it. Thanks again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

My wife and I needed a stop-over place on a drive up from Glos to Inverness and then again a week later on the drive back and I booked at The String of Horses for both nights based on the good reviews on TA and I most certainly was not disappointed. It is only about 10 mins off the M6... More 

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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. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

One of the best Inn's that we have visited. Very quiet village with little through traffic. The inn is set back from the road some 15 yards so any passing traffic noise is attenuated by the distance. Room 3 was of high quality, the bed was huge and so comfortable we both had an excellent night's sleep. The room &... More 

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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. More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about String of Horses Inn

Address: Faugh | Heads Nook, Carlisle CA8 9EG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle
Price Range: $106 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — String of Horses Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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