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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great two night stay, the room was large and very nicely appointed, breakfast was good quality and cooked to order , I would stay here again. Very convenient in the centre of town near to shops and restaurants whilst a short drive from Ullswater. Parking was a bonus.

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5Thank Jill C
Stirling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited the George (for a hotel stay and for meals) previously. On this occasion we had a light lunch in the bar. Very good, a pint of nice local ale, traditional sandwiches (nice thin bread, not bloomers or French sticks - more bread than filling), courteous service and a decent price.

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5Thank tony1046
wrexham
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our stay at the George was delightful. It is a very elegant hotel with an old fashioned feeling to it of bygone times. Staff were excellent, food was exceptional. The only thing I would say is about the bedrooms. We opted for a club room, which was more expensive than a standard room, bigger we were told. We found the...

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7Thank lynn t
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Booked a club room at vast expense, it was a small attic room with a creaky bed on the ' third' floor, really the 4th.. frankly, not worth the £99 we paid. Breakfast was mediocre, with very poor coffee.

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5Thank Caspian-Plover
Irvine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The George hotel has a lot of character. There is plenty of good seating in the bars and communal area to relax. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Decent car park to the rear of the hotel. Very handy for local shops and restaurants. We booked a club room which is a decent size and freshly renovated bathroom. The bed...

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5Thank PlusTax
Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Arrived quite late, but not an issue. Parking is a little constricted but private and safe around the back of the hotel. ( You might need to park around the front and go to reception for directions). Ate in the Dappers bar in the evening, very nice tasty food and nice selection of beer without being over the top. Comfortable...

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5Thank Noel C
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My wife and I had the pleasure of a 2 night stay here recently, The George Hotel is a stunning place with an abundance of character and charm.indeed it's like stepping back into an age where manners and excellent service were the norm and not something you were lucky to get. The building whilst being old is kept to a...

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6Thank MrDoo1955
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Nice old building with friendly staff. Afternoon tea , however, unfortunately was average for the price. Bread a bit dry but ham inside was lovely. Nice scones but cakes a bit too tiny maybe, also selection of sandwich fillings may have been more varied.

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Bolton
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We went to the George in December and enjoyed it so much we said we would definitely come back and when we were emailed with a great DBB deal with all rooms the same price, just book early to get the best, we finished up with a lovely suite. The food was first class, service great, staff delightful, altogether a...

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5Thank 46clarkey
Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

A nice meal, in a pleasant atmosphere. Good food served well, but nothing to make me want to wrote home about. Unfortunately on one real ale on, not the advertised 2, but this can't be helped as beers run out from time to time

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The nostalgic wood panelling and old local prints on the walls combine to create an atmosphere unique to the George, where many generations of loyal visitors have returned time after time. Relax in the recently restyled Dappers Bar, take afternoon teas in front of open fires, dine in the intimate candle-lit restaurant, with its new and enticing menu featuring regional produce and mouth-watering desserts, or dance the night away in the magnificent ballroom.The hospitality and friendliness of the staff match the hotel’s high standards, ensuring that generations of guests return time after time. Sympathetically updated with all modern facilities, guests will appreciate the tastefully appointed bedrooms, including a four-poster bedroom and generously sized family suites.An oasis of calm and gentility, The George will delight visitors with its inimitable grace and charm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The George Hotel

Address: Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Penrith
Price Range: $149 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The George Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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