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    Howtown Hotel

    Ullswater | nr Penrith, Howtown CA10 2ND, England
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    Traveller (53)
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good16%
    • Average8%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible3%
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    “pooley bridge” (10 reviews)
    “modern life” (5 reviews)
    “tea room” (6 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 146 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago 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

    Thank browney237
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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

    Thank reetpetite157
    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    We spend a lot of time in the area but have never visited here before. We had an 86 year old with us and called in as he reminisced about holidays in the area 75 years ago. We went into the Tearoom instead of the...More

    3  Thank sylviapeel
    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    We stayed over the weekend of 25/26 August '17. An unusual hotel but a very nice experience. Staff are very attentive, food is fantastic, and there's a nice little bar for a pre dinner drink. Our Room (5) was very spacious and comfortable. It has...More

    1  Thank PhilRon69
    Reviewed 6 September 2017

    Well-mannered, quiet, Edwardian but with better food- make that excellent food. Spacious rooms, with en suite in our case, attentive service and a gong to announce dinner. No obvious concessions to the 21st Century or even the late 20th so an ideal and delightful place...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • 24
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    • Lake District >
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    Traveller (53)
    Dining (7)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (30)
    Family and Play Areas (10)
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    Lis B
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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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    "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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    "The hosts are there to advise you on what accommodation is best for you."
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