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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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This was a quick enforced overnight stay due to a change in my business schedule but I really wish I'd been able to stay longer. I stay in various hotels up and down the country and seldom get time to give them a review but feel compelled to give the owners some deserved kudos on this one. The service and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very comfortable, friendly and clean guest house. I felt very relaxed. This was due to the very warm welcome. Great energy and great family feel around the house. Room was very comfortable and spacious. Dining area was comfortable and the breakfast was very good. Overall a very enjoyable stay, when I'm back in Carlisle this will be my place for...

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

stayed here last night on a stopover. for a guest house in its price bracket this place is superb. never before have i been invited to check in early, at noon, which was a great bonus, and i was upgraded to room 8. totally ignore previous posts about this room which is a spacious double with a desk, and the...

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and found the room to have everything you need in it. We hope to see you back at Cartref Guest House in the future if you are ever in Carlisle again. Many Thanks Melanie

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Fabulous guest house, very friendly owners. Very clean and modern decor! Bed very comfortable. A very good choice of breakfast and very well cooked. A very short walk to city centre and local restaurants. All in all excellent

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Thank CHS56
Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, so sorry for the late response. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and I am thrilled you found the guest house clean and liked our taste in decor. We are currently renovating room 8 at the moment and can't wait to put new pictures on...

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Convenient location, just a short walk from the centre of town. Charming old building. Host friendly but seemed a little tired of the business, e.g. the breakfast yogurt looked as if it was left from the day before (not even smoothed over to appear newly served); the table in my room wasn't wiped totally clean; the decorator cushion on the...

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Thank Merilyn K
Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, I am very sorry everything was not 100% as this is the minimum we aim form I can assure you you we will now make sure everything is checked twice. I have noted you would of liked a side plate so we are going to look into getting some for the rooms. Many thanks for your review, Melanie

Brixham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Every little thing is clearly done with love. Very friendly with so many surprising touches. A pleasant change to some of the impersonal large chains of hotel. The location is good and there is parking. The breakfast is everything you could think of. A real delight.

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed you stay with us and found the breakfast 'a real delight' which is what we aim for. Many Thanks Melanie

Banknock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here last night and absolutely loved the place. The house was fabulous, the room stunning! The hosts were wonderful and the food just perfect. There were lots of extras to show the owners go that extra mile for their guests Loved it . Will definitely return - amazing!!! Defiantly worth more than the asking price .

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review thank you for taking the time to write it. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, We always try to add new complimentary items to the rooms that would you would not expect. Many Thanks Melanie

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Well, we were a little overwhelmed by the décor and vivid paintwork on arrival, but we were also completely overwhelmed by the attention and kindness received from Melanie, the owner. She returned immediately from shopping to let us in, despite our having completely failed to alert her to our arrival. She carried my wife's heavy bag up three storeys. She...

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and would recommend us to your friends. It is so nice to hear that we are doing things right and getting such positive feedback. Many Thanks Melanie

Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I stayed here for one night as a solo traveller whilst in Carlisle for a couple of days of meetings. One of the best reviewed places in the city that suited my budget and I was really surprised by just how nice this place is. Beautifully decorated, extremely clean and a very friendly service by everyone I encountered. The single...

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back at Cartref Guest House with your partner when you head over to Norther Ireland. Many Thanks Melanie

Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My partner and I stayed here for one night and thought it was a great wee place. We were right up on the third floor and were a bit dubious about the room as we were lead up to it but once we were in, we were pleasantly surprised. It was quite spacious and very modern (it even had a...

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Melanie A, Owner at Cartref Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and are always looking to add other complimentary items to your room you would not expect. We try to make the breakfast as varied as possible and always use local produce where possible. We hope to see you back at Cartref...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome awaits you at our family run victorian town house, with a home from home atmosphere. Ideally situated to all local amenities, city centre, rail and bus station, Hadrians Wall Heritage Trail, Carlisle Castle and Cathedral. Cartref Guest House is a Visit England Gold and Breakfast Award Winner., Which draws praise from all that stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cartref Guest House

Address: 44 Victoria Place, Carlisle CA1 1EX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle
Price Range: RM352 - RM445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cartref Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Rooms to the back are away from the busy road noise”
CHS56, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the front of the house because of traffic noise”
MerilynK, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front have a lot of noise and light coming in.”
437ashag, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“3 bed room downstairs”
806giles, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had a top floor room with a skylight that opened. It was great!”
masterdiver, 25 May 2016 | Read review
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