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Engine Inn

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Food was lovely , not to long to wait , good portions and the staff were very friendly and helpful . Car parking awful if your disabled be prepared for a walk across the road as there is limited parking . The pub seems tired in appearance it lacks curb appeal but food was worth a visit

1Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We visited with friends to celebrate my birthday. Absolutely appalling rooms, dirty toilets, bedcovers seen better days and pillows were without any substance. Bottle tops still on the floor. Our room also mentioned in earlier review here and was the worst of the two, although the other one had paper falling from the walls, dirty window sills and toilets. We...

4Thank Surestar
Reviewed 21 January 2016

My wife and I are resident throughout the summer at a caravan park at Haverthwaite. If we want 5* food we go to the hotels around Windermere, if we want no frills pub food of good quality we go to the Engine. Karen and the team would be horrified if we weren't happy with our meals, in two years of...

2Thank Jane E
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as a last minute weekend away in January. We chose here as location wasn't too far from Cartmel Square where we had visited before & was reasonable price at such short notice. We were showed to the room which was quite spacious, had double bed with en suite and refreshment facilities (room 3). One major issue was the...

1Thank Simon F
Reviewed 6 December 2015

stayed here for one night in room 5, our photos says it all, it was paid upfront so had no choice but to stay as storm Desmond was about, we could only have a roast dinner for our tea as they had a party in having a christmas get together, so thats all we could have too, my hubby is...

2Thank happydays_carol
Manager_Engine, Manager at Engine Inn, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review. I am so sorry about your room. The room had not been used for a few weeks and should have been checked prior to your stay. Our house keeper could not get in the day you stayed because there were no trains because of the storms but that is no excuse please accept our...

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Recently had a 2 night break in Cartmel and stumbled across this pub whilst looking for somewhere for an evening meal. The meal was absolutely fine and good value for money, dog friendly (which is a must for us) lovely open fires, good selection of real ales, the lady behind the bar was very friendly and helpful. Would recommend if...

Thank JedonTour
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We stayed at The Engine this weekend and were made to feel extremely welcome. Enjoyed the cosy fires and real ale. The food was excellent . Pub in a great location to use as a base for exploring the Lakes, Room was clean and comfortable .Would definitely stay at The Engine again,

Thank Susan0109
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Stayed here for two night using it as a base for planned event in Cartmel (2 miles away). Was a little difficult to spot intitially, as the pub is tucked down a dip off the main road. Parking could be an issue? Not many spaces available and these are located just off the main road. We had a quick turnaround...

Thank Rita Q
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend,used it as a base to discover the lovely Lake District. It was a great location and a enjoyable stay. Our room was spacious and clean. Breakfast was tasty and we decided to eat there both nights of our stay. Sticky toffee pudding is a must. My partner enjoyed the selection of real ales. The...

Thank roughyeds2
Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We called at the Engine at mid day and booked a table for 6 pm Arrived at 5-50 pm was shown to table 6-05 6-10 got our drinks ordered meal at 6-25-----and was told the short pastry was being replaced by puff pastry served at 6-40 only to find that the underside of crust was badly burned so we complained-----sorry...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Country Pub with Dining and Accommodation. Good Beer Guide from 2009. Home of the Naga Viper Madras. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Engine Inn

Address: Station Road | Cark-in-Cartmel, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 7NZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grange-over-Sands > Cartmel
Price Range: RM279 - RM516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Engine Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“can not comment on rooms”
madaca, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Any room, just not here.”
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“Choose the room with a bath.”
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