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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tea and an amazing homemade scone (thankyou tearoom staff!) in the garden today it was just what I needed ! Well worth the drive.... This is a beautiful gem of a hotel, big shoutout to the barman (from Sunderland) for his great 5 star attitude and service. I'll be returning soon !

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Thank ChillyLady
Scunthorpe
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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the tea room recommended to me before we'd even set off for our Lake District holiday at nearby Pooley Bridge. On the afternoon we visited there were a few other people in the place but it wasn't so crowded that you were searching for a place to sit. My Mrs had the mushroom soup and warm bread rolls... More 

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Thank J P S
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to dinner - or rather for the dinner. When the Sharrow Bay chef defects here you know you are in for a treat. This place is a Cumbrian institution, its a quaint old timer providing an experience of yesteryear that cannot be replicated. It may be perturbing to the casual visitor that the menus have no prices for... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is amazing. It's gorgeous, the drawing rooms, the grounds, and the guest rooms. I had to pinch myself to make sure it was real as it is so luxurious. The staff are very accommodating as well. Our room was beautiful with a large bathroom with a bath tub. All of the drawing rooms are impeccably decorated in a... More 

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Surrey, England
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36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We first visited 30 years ago, and the quaintness is just as much in tact. No wifi, no internet, no TV's in the room, just good food (really excellent dinner) and drinks in an amazing setting. Dinner is served when the gong goes, and not before.Dinner will be from a choice of three dishes, which included Venison, ox cheek or... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We visit this hotel every year when we compete at the Lowther Carriage Driving competition and have always loved the whole experience. However, we went again this weekend and it was even better. The same atmosphere and values, the same great service, but the food had taken a step up. It was always lovely, but now it's amazing. If you... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a walk from Pooley Bridge to Howtown. On arrival it was raining so stopped here for lunch. Good selection of sandwiches and a lovely carrot and orange soup. Lovely selection of cakes also. Would recommend.

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Warbleton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

We stopped here hoping for a reasonable lunch following a trip on the steamer and in readiness for a walk back to Glenridding. Whilst the location is great and the new tea room very smart if a bit dark we found the choice of food very limited and most definitely over-priced. The staff were cheery and helpful but the food... More 

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Thank Bruce S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

At a time where our lives are seemingly dictated by the rings and vibrations of our mobile phones, it's been a pleasant and reassuring experience to be able to take a step away from all the hustle and bustle of modern life and spend a weekend in a very relaxing and homely atmosphere. If you're looking for a stay similar... More 

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Thank nicks2009
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We travelled on the Ullswater steamer and only stopped here as our young children were too hungry to wait until the next stop. We found the lovely tea room - truly delicious soup, tasty sandwiches and helpful staff who seemed to enjoy their work. Service a little slow but understandable as quite bust. Nice stop for lunch/snack.

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Howtown Hotel

Address: Ullswater | nr Penrith, Howtown CA10 2ND, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Howtown
Number of rooms: 24
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