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The George Hotel

Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SU England
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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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
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Room features
Suites
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Hidden Gems - Rules-Based
Centrally Located
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
95Great for walkers
Grade: 95 out of 100
91Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
25Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Reviews (1,111)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The George is a traditional town centre hotel, always warm and comfortable, and with the bonus of secure car parking.We have stayed there several times and on this occasion we were on a 3 night half board break with a table d’hote dinner.Our room, as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely get away, had a weekend here was lovely 😀 pleasant staff, clean rooms would recommend 100%. The rooms are very cosy like you are at home. I most certainly will be returning to this goegeous hotel .More

Thank Casey P
Response from dave061081, General Manager at The George HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Casey P Agreed, the George is a cosy place in general. It is entirely possible to get lost in a good book or chat to whoever in the lounges for hour after hour. Thanks for the cracking comments regarding our super duper team. Dave...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a last minute decision due to the fact that we had no heat or hot water at home.We were perfectly comfortable and appreciated the amount of room with two chairs. though the ensuite floor was very cold under foot.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly dog friendly hotel with very comfortable rooms, good food and excellent service. Superbly placed between the South and Scotland. Penrith is an interesting little town and we will be back again soon.

Thank Quillet
Response from dave061081, General Manager at The George HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to write the lovely review. The George benefits from a great location couple minutes from junction 40 off the M6 and bang on the main line. I hope to see you soon. Dave and team George 01768 862696

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very comfortable, the bathroom clean. The staff were welcoming, efficient and always interested in us. The a la carte menu was delicious - and the bar and lounge menu [where dogs are welcome] was varied. Afternoon tea - wow ! Breakfast with...More

Thank sue w
Response from dave061081, General Manager at The George HotelResponded 1 week ago

WOW that is a great review. Thanks for those kind words and for the great comments regarding the team here. I will pass them on. Dave and team George 01768 862696

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L2559TJmichelleh
April 9, 2018|
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Response from H422LWmarcb | Reviewed this property |
I've booked for July.contact the hotel direct as they are very helpful
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L2559TJmichelleh
January 27, 2018|
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Response from DUSTY B | Reviewed this property |
Nò. You don't need it.
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Room Tips
"Rooms away from the front of the hotel tend to be quieter."
JEandJ
4 days ago
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"Take slippers."
Departure47293655046
1 week ago
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"No lift to bedrooms but offer of help with luggage. All bedrooms quiet"
suewX4769CV
2 weeks ago
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"Enjoy the comfort!"
kennethmarjoriee
2 weeks ago
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PRICE RANGE
US$118 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictEden DistrictPenrith
NUMBER OF ROOMS
35
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