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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I've had several reasonable stays but the last was not so good. Completely disorganised at breakfast on my last day and they could not provide within 30mins. Reception not interested in hearing about the issue. Generally seem to provide a good service but not on that day.

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manchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

me and the hubby went for a break for new years eve booked a table in the restaurant arrived having never been to barrow before was a little disappointed with the area but when we got inside the Duke of Edinburgh was pleasantly surprised staff are friendly and helpful the hotel is a delight very clean and well presented had...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed at the DofE over the New Year weekend and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the accommodation. I have known this hotel for at least 35 years and, at one point used to spend considerable time in there as I knew the daughter of a previous owner. Since then it has improved beyond all recognition and...

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend booked this hotel as a christmas present and so we could enjoy New Years Eve. The hotel advises check in at 3pm which I did think was a bit late, but we were fine with going out and having some lunch down the road at Wetherspoons (which was really nice!) After this it was only 1.30ish so we...

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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay every christmas whilst visiting relatives. The Duke maintains its standard year on year. Lovely big room and bathroom all very clean. Very good freshly cooked breakfast which makes our visit all the more worthwhile.

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Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is hardly any amenities around the hotel, except for a Tesco Express right across the road. Rooms are clean and comfortable, though not big. Breakfast is reasonably good. It a bad place if all you need is a place to put up in the night.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner stopped here on a Saturday night, we normally stop at the travelodge or premier Inn but thought we would have a change. The price was a bargain £60 for the night including breakfast for us both. The breakfast was absolutely beautiful, I had a full English and my partner scrambled eggs on toast and it was...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Although the hotel and room was lovely I felt that the staff resembled robots never smiled or made to feel welcome, we tried to book a table on both nights to no avail just told bluntly they are fully booked , then said they could squeeze us in but be down in 20 mins and we could eat in the...

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cumbria
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I went here with big group of people from work for our Christmas party. We were sat downstairs. The food was really nice an everyone sound around me said the same. Got served quickly at the bar and the staff were friendly. There was DJ on so we were all up dancing. I'd definitely recommend the party night.

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Barrow a couple of times first time here at The Duke of Edinburgh really nice rooms will be getting on to work make sure we are here all the time staff are friendly too lots of choice on the menu's wine and food worth a look

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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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Address: Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 5QR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Barrow-in-Furness
Price Range: $97 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Duke of Edinburgh Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 51
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Hotel Duke Of Edinburgh
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“Executive Rooms are perfect and offer space.”
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