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The Tranquil Otter

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Jarrow, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love this place. secluded yet near to loads of attractions. I wish I owned a lodge like this, everything you need is there, tempted to just lounge around and do nothing. Lovely to interact with the nature-the ducks came onto our decking morning and night. We hired the disabled adapted lodge for one disabled person and 2 carers and were...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a very relaxing weekend stay. It was a very cosy lodge with a luxurious view. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the hot tub was perfect. Thank you for a lovely weekend!

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Morley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 4 nights in the Gadwall lodge and couldn't of asked for anymore. Perfect for relaxing, unwinding and forgetting about every day life. One of the best places I have ever stayed and will definitely go back. Would recommend to everyone.

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Nantwich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Alder lodge for a four night stay. It is the newest of the lodges and when we walked in, we felt like we were its first guests. It is equipped with high quality fixtures and fittings, plus every utensil you will ever need. On top of that. It was immaculately clean. Once we'd mastered the log burner and...

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1Thank DWaters82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for our honeymoon. It was so peaceful and we loved watching the birds and wildlife from the balcony. We also enjoyed the hot tub! We enjoyed our daily visits from Leah, the resident dog. We took our dog with us and she loved it and refused to leave by sitting on the balcony and not moving on...

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Perfect weekend away! We loved the lodge, hot tub and rowing boat- great to feed the ducks. We stayed in Chiff Chaff lodge and enjoyed walking round the lake. We would love to stay again! Would recommend

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Reviewed October 20, 2016

Just spent another fabulous few days at the Tranquil Otter and it was every bit as good as our 1st visit in April. From arrival to departure, Nick, Gillian and the service were great. The lodge just draws you into a relaxing state of mind and everything about the service simply compliments that feeling, knowing that you're getting the very...

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1Thank Jonfire
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Wow where do I start .... we first stayed here on the night of my wedding day!! We arrived late at night and we're greeted and assisted into our beautiful cabin. We had a welcome pack filled with delicious goodies. Our stay was just what we expected and more. From the welcoming to the goodbyes This place is just amazing

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Durham
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

To be brief.... The service from start to finish was first class. The lodge is by far the best we have stayed in. Altogether a fantastic break was had. Could go on for ages but it really isn't necessary. We will definitely be back!!!

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Just spent the weekend at The Tranquil Otter with all our family including a baby and a dog. We spent time walking, eating and just being together. We hired two lodges to accommodate us all, Alder and Buzzard, but spent most of the time in Alder as it is a larger lodge. We used the hot tub, boats and had...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Self-catering Lodges by the Lake, with private hot tub, own boat and log burner and superfast broadband. We have one, two and three bedroom lodges. Great for a family break with a well behaved dog. Enjoy walking, relaxing, spa treatments in your lodge? Enjoy the open countryside then look no further. Book online, by email or phone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Tranquil Otter

Address: Thurstonfield, Carlisle CA5 6HB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle > Thurstonfield
Price Range: $176 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Tranquil Otter 5*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Tranquil Otter Hotel Carlisle
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