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The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel
Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Barrow-in-Furness
Certificate of Excellence
Stockport
2 reviews
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“Lovely hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2008

This has got to be THE hotel in Barrow!! Bedrooms are large, beds comfy & bathrooms fab!!

However, 2 little probs though ... (1) no lift so instead of bringing 1 big suitcase = too heavy bring 2 smaller suitcases ESPECIALLY if you end up on the 3rd floor! The stairs are a killer! HOPEFULLY, the lift will be installed soon (2) if you are a light sleeper, try & get a room at the back of the building away from the main road. The windows are single glazed & so you hear all the traffic from the road outside.

Food is fabulous! Breakfasts are wonderful - sets you up for the day & won't need any lunch!

Free car park too - just get a permit from Reception to park in the car park just across the road.

  • Liked — Everything!
  • Disliked — The stairs - not good at daft o'clock in the morning after a night on the town :-(
  • Stayed August 2008, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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TheDuke1871, Owner at The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review, February 4, 2009
Thanks for the very positive comments. I am pleased to inform you that our glass lift was installed in mid December and offers access to all three floors. A blessing for all concerned !
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Property: The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel
Address: Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 5QR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Barrow-in-Furness
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Barrow-in-Furness
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 51
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Barrow's famous town centre hotel. Bought by Lancaster Brewery in 2006, the Duke has been completely reinvented and is now a luxury, town centre hotel with forty two en-suite rooms/suites, a stylish cask ale bar, resident's dining lounge and stunning cocktail/restaurant cellar bar. The hotel bedrooms include flat screen televisions, Egyptian cotton linen/towels, free wifi, over-sized beds, room service and contemporary bathrooms. The new Vaults Restaurant and Cocktail bar opened in 2014 and is a beautiful, modern venue developed from the Duke's own World War Two air raid shelter cellar. The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel is located in the heart of Barrow, 100 yards from the train station, a couple of minutes walk to the town centre, accessible for the Lake District by train or car and less than 5 miles from South Lakes Safari Zoo. ... more   less 
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