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MARYPORT CUMBRIA
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Celebrated hubby so birthday here with family in the bar, service is second to non and andrew made us very welcome as always. Food was plenty and they do amazing chips... Also the carrots are to die for... Had many meals here over last yer and it never fails to deliver

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at Washington Central Hotel, responded to this review

Great to hear that you and your family had a 'Fab food' experience whilst recently dining in our Lounge bar. Genuine hand cut home-made chips are very much appreciated by so many of our guests, thank you very much for the kind comments. Andrew also passes on his regards. we hope to see you all again very soon. ...Keith.

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Spent all night awake listening to traffic roaring past despite having asked for a quiet room and it is overpriced too. Bathroom size of a birdcage yet room itself was huge lots of wasted space. Badly designed hotel swore wouldn't stay here again 4 years ago but choice so limited in this town they don't have to bother much!

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at Washington Central Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Jenni, Thank you for your recent stay and subsequent comments about it on Trip advisor. We are acutely aware as a town centre hotel located on a very busy road junction, that 'street noise' can on occasions be an issue. We do provide earplugs in each guest room, in order to assist a peaceful stay. Furthermore we have...

Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We went to the Washington Central on New Years Eve had a lovely lunch then used the lesuire facilities. Got ready in our room for the Evening dinner and entertainment. The Evening meal was really good. The service was excellent. In the morning on New Year's Day we have a champagne brunch this also was very good and the service...

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at Washington Central Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Stephen, We are all very pleased indeed that you had such an excellent evening on New years eve. It does make us all very proud when guests comment on our hard work, service levels and hospitality. Your overall satisfaction with lunch, dinner and Champagne breakfast, as well as the levels of comfort and cleanliness are again most welcome....

Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely hotel, very friendly staff very welcoming. Lovely food, great band for the evening nice room would definitely be going back if we are in the area. Plenty of shops and things to do in the area. Great swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi and gym.

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at Washington Central Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon Lindsey, A big thank you from all the staff for your very positive review. We are all so pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay, the food, the evenings entertainment and our leisure facilities. We hope to see you again very soon, and we are now taking bookings for New years eve 2016. From all the team, thanks...

Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Me and the wife booked to stay for new years eve, we live in workington and thought it would be good change from sitting in at home for the new year. We arrived around 5pm and went up into the bar after checking in and sat in the window looking Over the main St outside. At 6pm we went and...

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at Washington Central Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Craig, We really are grateful for the very kind comments you have posted in this review site about our New years eve party. it is wonderful to know that the efforts and commitment of the whole team during a very busy time of year are genuinely appreciated. We sincerely hope that you will join us again and welcome in...

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Visited the coffee shop on Xmas eve around 13:45, family of 6 ordered, sandwiches/ soup/panini's and baguettes along with drinks. Table we sat at was dirty, and had not been cleaned from the previous guests, asked for this to be done, then had to ask one of the young waiters if he could now actually wipe the table clean, instead...

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at Washington Central Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent observations of The Central Coffee shop after your visit on Christmas Eve. All your points have been discussed and addressed with Anne and her staff in the coffee shop. We do endeavour to clear all tables as promptly as possible, but this can take a few minutes when we are busy and have a high...

Cumbria
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Group Christmas party evening last night. I didn't eat there so I can't speak for how that was. However £17.00 + for 2 double bombays and tonic, for where we were, is robbery. Wine as well was appallingly priced for what was basic plonk. Not in a rush to return to say the least.

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at Washington Central Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steph, Thank you for the observations you made in your review. A Bombay gin is priced at £3.50 a measure so the pricing is correct. We did offer several promotions on drink and wine throughout the festive period, which many guests found to be excellent value for money. Unfortunately your drink of choice was not included in any promotion....

Whitehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Had our xmas do here last night. 19/12/2015, and I must say for £25 a head it was disgusting! There was turkey steaks I think? , not proper turkey 🍗 some frozen crap! And a tasteless lasagne, I mean come on Xmas carvery, Turkey, beef,Yorkshire pudding and sprouts, will not be going back here any time in the next millenia,...

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at Washington Central Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for posting your comments on trip advisor , even though they were somewhat disappointing. The Christmas event you attended was 'The Glammed' party night in our function rooms attended by over 230 guests. The menu that evening was a hot buffet which offered the choice of fresh turkey escalopes, chasseur sauce, chive mash and vegetables or...

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Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

The restaurant was very busy with work parties, however the service was efficient and courteous, lots and lots of lovely sandwiches, beautiful scones and lots of lovely little cakes, could not fault the food at all and staff checked on us frequently to see if drinks were required. A lovely good value afternoon tea

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at Washington Central Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Tripadvisor member, Thank you very much indeed for your extremely positive appraisal of our afternoon teas. The fact that you enjoyed faultless, efficient and courteous service during a very busy time is most pleasing for all the restaurant staff. Your appreciation of the home-made pastries, scones and cakes has been cascaded to the kitchen team. Adding this review...

Cumbria UK
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Went there tonight for an Xmas work do. £30 a head for a 3 course. The food was ok - nothing you would have paid more than about £16 for in spoons tho - but the weird way they delivered your bread rolls to the table was hilarious - 1 huge basket in the middle of the dance floor that...

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at Washington Central Hotel, responded to this review

Good Evening Kel, We value all the feedback we receive, so thank you for logging on to your tripadvisor account and spending valuable minutes compiling your review. The fact that we brought some laughter to your table is pleasing; created during our endeavours to silver serve all our guests with hot bread rolls, a service that is generally appreciated by...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Central Bistro & Bar
Central Bistro & Bar
Cuisines: European, British
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This excellently maintained and well appointed modern 4 star hotel, boasts 57 en-suite rooms and enjoys a town centre location. The hotels convenience to the West Cumbrian energy coast, and close proximity to The Lake District make it an ideal location, for both business clients and holiday guests. This luxurious hotel offers genuine hospitality and excellent facilities, which include suites for banqueting, weddings and conferences for up to 300 guests. Locally sourced food is presented with flair and imagination in the contemporary Central bistro & Bar. The Coffee shop and Caesars Pool & Leisure club are all open to residents and locals alike. The comfortable Lounge Bar offers a varied selection of fine wine, beers and spirits. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Washington Central Hotel

Address: Washington Street, Workington CA14 3AY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Workington
Price Range: RM466 - RM763 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Washington Central Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 57
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“Great night for xmas party”
 of 5 bubbles karenblack606, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Do not use room 8 very noisy and located at front of building”
 of 5 bubbles Norrie9032, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a window room rather than a skylight if you are claustrophic (like me)”
 of 5 bubbles 580christineg, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We had room 12”
 of 5 bubbles leeD346, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great food great service”
 of 5 bubbles TRACE_JANE_BATES, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
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