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    Howtown Hotel

    Ullswater | nr Penrith, Howtown CA10 2ND, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good17%
    • Average8%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    “pooley bridge” (11 reviews)
    “modern life” (5 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 149 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    It was so nice to stay somewhere so relaxing. No wi if, no phone signal, no tv in rooms, no locks on the doors BUT what you do get is complete rest, wonderfully attentive staff, an early morning tea to your room and a really...More

    1  Thank Jane706
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    After a walk along the shore of Ullswater from Patterdale the Howtown Hotel provided the location for a well earned drink and a bite to eat. The arrangements for sustenance are little strange with the beer and food served from separate buildings? You have to...More

    Thank Nick and Angel S
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We left some elderly relatives here to enjoy lunch while we went for a walk. We joined them later for tea. This is probably the best hotel in the Lake District if you are looking for a wondeful quiet location, beautiful views, very good food...More

    1  Thank PHIL B
    Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

    I think my wife summed up Howtown Hotel in one when she said it's like entering an English Novel. Howtown Hotel is more than a hotel, it's an experience. From the time we made our booking which was by written letter and confirmed by letter...More

    1  Thank browney237
    Reviewed 7 October 2017

    Visited in August. We were well aware to expect a step back in time. Tripadvisor comments and photos before we went were very helpful. There is no hotel information in the hotel nor in the room when you get there. Not even information about the...More

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    The Samling Hotel
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 24
    • Location
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    • Lake District >
    • Howtown
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    Lis B
    7 October 2015|
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    Response from TripMember03312015 | Reviewed this property |
    we only called in for tea after our group walk. I would think it would be music free as it is a lovely old worlde hotel. It used to have music in the bar long long ago where they would sing all the hunting songs but I have... More
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    "Fixed price for D.B.B all rooms comfortable with copious amounts of hot water"
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    "Only a couple of ensuite rooms (Room 5 is one). The others have separate private bathrooms."
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    "some have en suite, some separate but private bathrooms .Internet in outside rooms only"
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    "Not sure as have not stayed"
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