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The George Hotel

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The George Hotel is something of a local treasure, situated in the pretty market town of Penrith, perfectly located to explore the Eden valley with Ullswater and the Lake District just a few miles away. The lounge is popular with locals for morning coffee and cake, lunches and afternoon teas. The 2 AA Rosette Devonshire Restaurant's silver and ruby red decor, truly sets the scene for a superb dining experience, with menu’s that focus on simple, fresh, local produce. For more casual drinking and dining, relax in the vibrant Dappers Bar within the hotel.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Room features
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Hidden Gems
Centrally Located
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
95Great for walkers
Grade: 95 out of 100
91Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
25Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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1,127Reviews
317Photos
19Q+A
100Room tips
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We had joint celebrations weekend of 15/17 December. The hotel in itself was very clean and tidy but my wife had pre ordered a chocolate and wine pack to the room which was disappointing fir the money she had paid. We had been to this hotel previously and the service was excellen
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Response from dave061081, General Manager at The George Hotel
Responded yesterday
Thanks for the review, I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay. The wine and chocolate package does offer a discount compared to each item sold separately. I hope you can return. Dave and team George.
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Love this place, full of character, excellent staff, quality food and all for a very reasonable price. It’s every bit it’s star rating, free parking, central location, ideal location to get out and around the lakes
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Response from dave061081, General Manager at The George Hotel
Responded yesterday
Thats just a lovely little review so thanks a lot. I will pass your positive comments on to the team. Dave and team George
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We stayed here for one night as we were attending one of their party nights. We booked a double room.
Upon arrival we were warmly greeted by their reception staff. Once checked in we were informed we were on the 3rd floor. As I had my hands full they volunteered to bring our l
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Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The George is well appointed, very convenient for the centre of town, with a spacious and comfortable bedroom, the service was good and the food excellent. The hotel has a traditional ambience typical of the Victorian era
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Response from dave061081, General Manager at The George Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Thats a great review, thanks for taking the time to leave it. Please do call us direct for the best deal 01768 862696 Dave and team George
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It is one of the pleasures in my life to return to “The George ” in Penrith. A truly classic old fashioned Hotel, with creaking floorboards that add to the ambiance. The exquisite “Devonshire Restaurant” with proper Table lines & napkins, unlike the paper ones in more modern Hote
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Response from dave061081, General Manager at The George Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you very much Mr Woods for that comprehensive review. We are working very hard to improve in all areas all the time so we welcome all feedback. It is enjoyable to read such great words about our team. Sean and John certainly are a big part of what makes the George special. I look forward to your next visit happy christmas Dave and team George
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How far in advance can we reserve a room, possibly two?
I've booked for July.contact the hotel direct as they are very helpful
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My two sisters & I stayed at your lovely hotel in 2004 as we were attending our cousin’s wedding. We loved the family room but it did not have a shower. Have the rooms been upgraded with actual showers now as we are looking at visiting Penrith again in June of 2019. We are American’s who love our showers! I also must say a belated thank you to your staff as one of my sisters is diabetic & during the night she slipped into an insulin reaction. Quick thinking by our neighbors who happened to be a nurse summoned the front desk & medical staff arrived within minutes & saved her life. She will be with me along with her daughter & granddaughter in June of 2019.
Is there air conditioning in the guest rooms?
No; because it is not necessary. On the possible 3 or 4 days a years when a/c could be deemed to be beneficial, simply open the windows.
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Hi is there an iron in the room?
you need to request an iron from reception. they will bring it to your room.
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Hi could you tell me have you got shops bars and restaurants close by thanks
Hi Janet it's in the centre of Penrith so has shops, a food market, restaurants and bars all within walking distance. To be honest I found the windows in The George whilst sat having afternoon tea great amusement as it enabled me to figure out where to go. Hope this helps.
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"Very clean, tidy and comfortable "
"Not the third floor if possible, floors not level."
"Get a room at the rear of the hotel"
"Think it was a club room"
"Get there early and ask pleasantly."
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PRICE RANGE
US$108 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictEden DistrictPenrith
NUMBER OF ROOMS
35
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