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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Howbeck for a birthday break. Given the price/description of the hotel we expected luxury. What we found wasn't quite that. The floor was dirty and the 'retreat' smelt strongly of paint and bleach. Paid extra for champagne and chocolates which were nicely presented alongside fairy lights and rose petals. We required a cot which was provided....

Thank Em181210
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of December. Check in was very smooth, our room was the Greenburn which overlooked the main road, this wasn't a problem, we didn't notice any noise as such. The room was spotlessly clean with nice touches such as a small decanter of sherry and 2 glasses, chocolates and...

Thank dianez3
West Hallam
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We stayed at the end of November in Capelcrag. A lovely room with a four poster bed. Sherry decanter a nice touch. Bottled water and tea/coffee naking facilities. Lovely bathroom although the shower wasn't very hot there was plenty of hot water for a bath. Breakfast was very good - help yourself to cereal, juice, yogurt and toast and a...

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here as visiting my gran near by. The room is nice, relatively good value for money. The service was good and breakfast was really good, with cereal laid out. Then a starter like porridge or fruit salad. Then a nice cooked breakfast.

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Burnley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Hotel is immaculately kept, really classy. It's just out of town too so very easy to walk to and from. Parking at the back is a bit tricky to get in and out of but no big deal. Definitely will be back

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A first visit by us and stayed in the Meregill room, it was nicely furnished and decorated and the nice touch of a small sherry decanter and bottled water was enjoyed. A good bathroom with decent facilities. Breakfast was excellent all freshly cooked, pre-order hot food the night before, service efficient rather than warm and friendly. The room proved to...

1Thank Mark M
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We stayed for one night on our way over to grasmere. We were greeted by Gosha, who was very warm, welcoming and professional. We stayed in the Retreat which we found was superb and very private with a separate entrance and lovely water feature which would be lovely to sit and listen to in the warmer months. Very clean and...

Thank gemmaz123
Tynemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Stayed at the howbeck 'retreat' suite yesterday as a celebration for our anniversary. We had booked for 2 nights but we're so disappointed that we checked out after 1 night. We paid £200 per night which was costly but liked the look of the spa bathroom. Had a spa bath at 3.30pm and afterwards wanted shower to wash hair and...

3Thank kellydk
Blackpool, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Howbeck on the 5/11/16 for one night. The room was so lovely and clean, the bed was so comfy and the breakfast was amazing. Definitely coming back here again for longer next time :)

Thank Carmel G
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I have just returned from The Howbeck. We stayed in The retreat room. Initially hasthe wow factor ! The staff are very helpful and friendly and do everything they can to help. The price of the retreat was nearly £600 for 3 nights . Booked as a treat for my partners birthday. I was so disappointed ! The bath lovely...

5Thank baker0000

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“we stayed in the Deepdale room but heard about a 4 poster bed room ;-) maybe you should ask,,,, either way the rooms are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles , 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front are prone to some road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles mlordy, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“luxury rooms have 4 posters etc”
 of 5 bubbles BoltonbigT, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We are sure all the rooms will be equally nice.”
 of 5 bubbles christinebQ6808DL, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Paying a bit extra for the four poster and spa bath was worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles traceyh253, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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