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Howtown Hotel

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  • Excellent66%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
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Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Stayed along with my father and 2 dogs in one of the cottages. Exquisite location and a lovely building, with old fashioned service, but in a good way. food was delicious and, unusually for modern times served in one sitting. But I would advise you...More

1  Thank mountainman289
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Called there after arriving on steamer from Glenridding. Greeted by an extremely rude owner of the Howtown hotel. Obviously didn't want our custom! Words fail me! His is the only place to purchase refreshments when you disembark at Howtown. My advise do The! Stay on...More

4  Thank ZacEngland
Reviewed September 21, 2015

A step back in time! Wonderful experience and looking forward to returning again very soon. Super hospitality, wonderful traditional menu cooked perfectly. I appreciated all the little quirks, such as a gong call for dinner, but recognise they might not be to everyone's liking. No...More

2  Thank Mikem1001
Reviewed September 17, 2015

we booked for 15 people after out monthly walk we had to be back at a certain time for the convienence of the hotel. we were directed to a sitting room which was a bit squashed for us all and the waiters brought in our...More

3  Thank TripMember03312015
Reviewed September 2, 2015

To use words to describe our stay at Howton is never going to signify the magnificence of the holiday we enjoyed. We had the very best holiday [taking everything that includes into account], we have ever had. Why? Because of - the owner [David B],...More

5  Thank Dee C
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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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