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Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My partner and I went away for a long weekend we booked late booking through the holiday plus deal, they we're very accommodating and helpful over the phone. The area was very beautiful and the drive over from Yorkshire had some great views. On arrival to Lovelady it was down a long thin lane which ran down a picturesque tree... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I have had three previous visits ,on our recommendation our daughter and son in law two, with other friends making several visits, all for the " The 7 course taster menu with wines. " Yes the hotel building and interior design are " A little tired " BUT everywhere is clean and tidy. The food is EXCELLENT... More 

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On driving Up the Hotel it does look a bit foreboding as the front is covered in Ivy and looks a bit like something out of Wuthering Heights. However on entering everything is first class. All the Staff are very friendly, our room had a shower head that wasn't working but was fixed straight away. Our room was lovely with... More 

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Bo'ness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived for a couple of nights on a Groupon deal. First impressions gave pause for thought, our SatNav got us to near the Hotel but we had to ask a local to actually find the entrance - not the fault of the Hotel. Then pleasant run up the drive and over a lovely wee bridge to be faced with... More 

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Thank Brucefield
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked a two night stay, including dinner on one evening, using a Groupon deal. We arrived on the 7 September. The hotel is approached by a lovely tree lined drive at the end of which is an overflowing rubbish skip. We got out of the car and were surprised that the door and front windows were... More 

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2 Thank EdmundLisburn
petermartinhaynes, Owner at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EdmundLisburn, Quite frankly we are shocked by your review. To us it is fortuitous that we have two reviews together, both of which were in the same room, both of which had the same evening meal and both had the same breakfast. Both have diametric experiences. So what is going on? First you complain about the recycling cage which... More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to book a last visit before the summer weather goes at this lovely country house. We arrived after a brief stop off at Penrith and then we moved onto do a little shopping in Alston Village before making our way to Lovelady shield country house for our check in for 3.p.m . We were greeted by a lovely... More 

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Thank jim m
petermartinhaynes, Owner at Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jim M, Thank you so much for your continued and valued loyalty. It does our heart good to know we have guests who appreciate what we are trying to do and we are so glad you have enjoyed yourself on so many occasions. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards More 

Bradford, Yorkshire
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108 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a 2 night stay with my husband on a Travelzoo offer. Arriving at the hotel we were impressed by the setting in the middle of the countryside with water running by. The building has ivy growing on it and has the proper country house look. There is no reception desk as they say they want to keep the... More 

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fab hotel and attentive welcome. Only constructive critism we can make was very disappointed with the outside. It lacked finesse and appeal. There was weeds everywhere and old rotten furniture so the surroundings were not welcoming. Weather was nice and upset we could not sit outside. Bar prices could be less as you are quite isolative and nowhere around to... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a fabulous stay at this superb hotel and am not related to the owner!!! Staff all so very friendly and helpful. Food was fantastic great portions and tasty . Breakfast was a meal in itself so much choice will definitely return We had room 12 which was sumptuous, massive comfortable bed

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We cycled here from Washington Tyne and Wear so wanted a bath in our room. We had been allocated room with shower but lady who checked us in changed our room immediately! How's that for service? This hotel gives you a very warm welcome. All of the staff were friendly, helpful and professional. Yes, the exterior does need some tlc... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel

Address: Lovelady Lane, Alston CA9 3LX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Alston
Price Range: $162 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Lovelady Shield Country Hotel
Lovelady Shield Country Alston
Lovelady Shield Country House Hotel Alston, Cumbria
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