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Brooklands Guest House
Ranked #1 of 61 Penrith B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
England
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28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Simply The Best”
Reviewed April 20, 2009

Stayed at Brooklands last weekend for 2 nights in the superior suite and what a joy it was. Our host Leon was very pleasant and extremely helpful, even booking a local restaurant for us and making suggestions for local attractions. We were booked for an early morning balloon flight and asked if he could provide us with some sandwiches in lieu of breakfast on the first morning. This he did, even though the flight was cancelled due to weather. Instead of being an alternative breakfast he gave us it as a packed lunch, and then refused any payment for it.
In addition to all this the room was very comfortable with my wife remarking the bed had the most luxurious sheets she had ever slept on. Plus complimentary chilled bottles of water and a large flatscreen TV with freeview and a full-size bath. I could go on but the best way to discover how good this place was is to stay there, you won't be disappointed.

Jim

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled as a couple
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Bristol, UK
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Reviewed April 14, 2009

Comfortable, cosy B&B with friendly, attentive hosts, very central for pubs and restaurants. Breakfast was a real delight with lots of fresh fruit salad, all the usual Full English and plenty of alternatives.

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled as a couple
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West Yorks
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Reviewed April 6, 2009

Just returned from a one night stay at the Brooklands in Penrith. We can fault nothing on this lovely B & B. The room was lovely (we had the four poster room) and the small touches in the room (chocolates to have with a hot drink and the White Company toiletries in the bathroom along with white bathrobes) made the stay feel more luxurious than we expected from a small family run B & B. Breakfast was great and set us up nicely for the day. Would recommend to anyone and will be returning sometime soon

  • Stayed April 2009, traveled as a couple
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peak district
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 22, 2009

Had a great two day stop here. Very clean hotel. Stopped in the four poster room which was great. Good bathroom, but the bath was a little small (nit picking!). Excellent service, unfussy. Huge breakfasts! Penrith is a pleasant town as well in a gret location for a quick trip to Ullswater

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled as a couple
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2009

What a fabulous place to stay, we stay here regularly when visiting family, who live locally. Our most recent trip in December must have been our fourth or fifth vist. We're always treated warmly -the owners are in the perfect jobs! Nothing is too much trouble! The quality of the accommodation is very, very good-its clean and comfortable with extra touches like chocolate and biscuits in the room as well as a fridge and bottle opener! Breakfasts are lovely with more unusual options-the fishcakes are great as well as the usal range of options! Highly recommended!

  • Liked — Comfortable bed!
  • Disliked — Nothing!
  • Stayed December 2008, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed December 23, 2008

We stayed for 2 nights in this homely and beautifully furnished b&b. The room was impeccably clean with luxurious bedlinen and toiletries. Cookies, chocolates and a selection of tea were provided in the room.

Leon and Debbie were also so generous in their breakfast offerings - fresh fruits, varieties of cereals, jams and hot food cooked to order. Yummy!!!

  • Liked — Tastefully furnished and clean room
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed December 2008, traveled with family
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Reviewed December 14, 2008

We were a party of 9 occupying 6 rooms staying for my daughters 21st birthday. All the rooms were beautiful, and the personal touches in each room made our stay even more enjoyable. Delicious breakfast. Nothing was too much trouble for Leon and Debbie and they went out of their way to make our stay there extra special. We will definately be returning. Thank you so much.

  • Liked — The attention to detail to make your stay enjoyable
  • Disliked — Can't fault anything
  • Stayed December 2008, traveled with family
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Property: Brooklands Guest House
Address: 2 Portland Place | Cumbria, Penrith CA11 7QN, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Penrith
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Penrith
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Brooklands Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Charming and elegant, Brooklands Guest House is situated in the heart of historic Penrith. Recently refurbished, our beautifully furnished rooms have fans, alarm clock with iPhone dock, bottled water and hospitality tray with chocolates and biscuits, a selection of teas, coffee and hot chocolate. All our bathrooms come complete with dressing gowns, fluffy white towels and luxury toiletries from the white company for all our needs. Our aim is to provide the very best in comfort and service to our guests.CLICK HOTEL WEBSITE AT TOP OF PAGE TO BOOK. ... more   less 
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