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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Beautiful location in Eskdale & easy to find - a real escape! Comfy clean rooms with en-suite baths and showers. Staff are really friendly & helpful Great option for self catering or eating out at one of the local pubs Cinema room is great place to rest after going for a lovely
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We stayed over the New Year period with a group of friends: the house was a brilliant base to explore the hills and Wainwrights in the west of the Lake District. We made use of the whole building - there's a great cinema style room which we used to watch a film - and yes, there
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Eskdale has the most amazing scenery with some fantastic views from this house. Once inside the house the story was very different. I would grade this hotel as a 2 star at best in the communal areas, and a 3 star in the bedrooms. I have listed the areas that the owners need to
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Response from Adventure66437719936, Owner at Stanley House
Responded Dec. 31, 2018
I'm extremely disappointed you didn't enjoy your stay with us. We thrive to have Stanley House up to standard and encourage feedback, we would also encourage our guests to inform us if there are any issues in the house during their stay so we can rectify them. I have made arrangements with our electrician to install more sockets in the kitchen area to ensure this overload doesn't happen again & have contacted the gentleman that made the booking to discuss the points that you have raised. I would like to point out that Stanley "House" is not a hotel, it is a self-catering house - therefore unserviced. We are in the process of a big refurb. (including new carpets) which I'm sure you will appreciate won't be done overnight. Lastly, the 4 star trip advisor rating is not rated by us, but by past & present customers, whom we would love to come & see the end results (yourself included) Yours Stanley House Caretaker
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We had our family reunion here and therefore had the entire premises to ourselves. Magical nights around the fire, wonderful base for lots of rambles up the hills, and lots of good pubs and eateries very close by! The rooms were toasty and comfortable, and there was a good
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Response from Adventure66437719936, Owner at Stanley House
Responded Dec. 19, 2018
Thank you for your comments – glad to hear we are back on form. We are closing from 18th November until 20th December for annual refurbishment and excited that our BBQ area and new garden furniture will be in place for Spring 2019, together with enough room for Covered Hot Tub hire! Regards, Paddington Berger
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Dear owner/manager of Stanley House We came as a family to stay with you for three nights on the 6th of August. This was a very long awaited and looked forward to gathering for us all, we travelled from Scotland , Dorset , Buckinghamshire , Newcastle and even Australia. As a
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Response from Adventure66437719936, Owner at Stanley House
Responded Dec. 19, 2018
Saddened to hear your comments regarding the house. Whilst I was at home the contract cleaners appeared to have been doing a good job, however I was very disappointed that the “cleaning” carried out while I was on holiday was not on point. I cannot apologise enough for a catalogue of errors nor justify them, especially to someone who herself owns a contract cleaning company. Further to our telephone conversation I can only offer our sincere apologies again and reiterate that this is not how we usually run the house and it will not appear in this state again. Regards, Paddington Berger
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Open Fires
"Choose a room on the front and watch the little steam trains go past"
"If you want reliable wifi don't get top floor room. And don't, whatever you do, use the Hardknot pass to get to Eskdale. Just don't."
"Room 28was nice with a good view."
"Don't waste your money!"
"Ask for a view of the river ....."
US$97 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictEskdale
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