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Morecambe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

business trip -ideal location ideal for needs centre of town -lovely friendly host .clean value for money bed and breakfast .Ideal for business trips -cycling tours -visiting Whitehaven. Restaurant on harbour side is worth a visit and sea wall walk nearby.Handy for visiting LAKES -Keswick approx. 30 mins away by car

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Thank chris p
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17 reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed for just one night in May as I was working in Whitehaven the next day. Read guest house is centrally located and has parking nearby ( which the owners can give you a pass for). It is clean, well equipped and the owners are very friendly. Generally the decor is a little bit tired but everywhere is spotless.... More 

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Thank Aimee S
Northallerton
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2015

just returned from our second short stay at Read Guest House, which is a beautifull Georgian builidng with historical interest.Ann the landlady is extrememly friendly and welcoming. Both times we have had the family room which is in a seperate building from main building and set back from the main road. The room is clean, bright and airy and very... More 

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Thank Claire P
Brighton, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2015

A warm welcome from Ann. I had a twin bed room which very spacious. I was lucky to have two bathrooms at my disposal as my room was not en suite. I believe I was the only one staying there at the weekend. I slept well, I did not take breakfast, even though it was included.The only down side was... More 

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Thank christine b
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164 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

I felt really welcomed at this B&B. Great location, near everything you need, town, train station, pubs, council, etc. Some things so require some attention like the carpet in general will benefit with a proper cleaning. Other than that, food is good. In general this is a good value for money. Landlady really kind and friendly. Nice lounge and common... More 

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2 Thank LuisBricksoul
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46 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

Nice BnB in the heart of town and ideal for cyclists and tourist. Comfortable rooms and a lovely hearty breakfast in the morning. The house is Georgian era and has character and the share bathrooms are clean and modern. Parking can be tricky and most off at parking is pay and display.

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Thank DuncanStuart
Newcastle upon Tyne
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86 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

I stayed at Reed House when I did the Reivers Cycle Route. My bike was securely stored. The room was not ensuite, but it had a sink and the bathrooms were excellent. It is a Georgian building near the market place. Definitely in the 'pretty' part of Whitehaven and close to all amenities. The owner was friendly, breakfeast good and... More 

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4 Thank Quissicks
Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2013

Recently I stayed at the guest house for 5 nights whilst completing a course in the local area. The accommodation was lovely, the owners were very helpful and I felt very welcome whilst staying here. Although the rooms are not en-suite they are great for the price. I cannot fault this place for the price that I paid, had a... More 

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3 Thank Aviator23
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2013

i stayed at the read guest house while working in Whitehaven for 5-6 weeks, I would of preferred a en suit room but at the price i paid it met my needs, comfortable and very clean rooms, good bathrooms with up to date clean shower. Good breakfast and a warm welcome from Ann the owner . Iv read the reviews... More 

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3 Thank katiekenyon
Pontypool, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2013

A very good priced room to fit my needs. I arrived late and was welcomed in to a lovely warm house. I asked about parking and was directed to a local car park, and also offered a 'parking disc' for free for one hours' use the following morning. Nice warm room, clean bedding, tv, tea, coffee etc. Bathrooms on the... More 

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3 Thank Alan O

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Address: 5 Cross Street, Whitehaven CA28 7BX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Whitehaven
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Read Guest House Whitehaven, UK - Cumbria

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