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The Howbeck

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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“retreat suite”(28 reviews)
“meregill room”(21 reviews)
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Reviewed 20 April 2014

My partner and I stayed here after seeing a deal on Secret Escapes and even if we had paid full price we still would have been impressed and pleased with this B&B. Check-in is a leisurely affair over a cup of tea/coffee, then escorted to...More

Thank TraceyWoolley_UK
Reviewed 19 April 2014

The Howbeck Hotel was the final one night stopover of a wonderful holiday and what a treat it was too. The room is superbly equipped with a beautiful four poster bed and luxurious details including a complimentary mini decanter of whiskey, bottled water and two...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at this b&b some time ago, only just reviewing!! The accommodation was clean and decorated nicely. Our room was well equipped with all the essentials,lovely bathroom, although we thought the room was a little small. The breakfast was lovely and...More

Thank Cosmo666
Reviewed 8 April 2014

A return to our favourite haunt in the Lakes for a climbing and leisure session before Christmas. The weather was slightly indifferent to say the least for our climb up Ullock Pike and Skiddaw, but it was great to come back to the hospitality and...More

Thank mikeblanchard007
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We stayed a couple nights in the Retreat. It was excellent. Very relaxing with very friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast was served each morning in the suite (remember to hand your choices in to the reception the day before). The location is also excellent being...More

Thank Mike H
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$160 - US$221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Sneha S
13 September 2017|
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Response from Adsolly | Reviewed this property |
Such lovely place. Its the second time we have stayed there in the Retreat. I must say that the Retreat (large room at the rear of the hotel) is looking a little dated especially in the bathroom / spa area. However don't let... More
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ghow172
30 May 2017|
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Response from Ian H | Reviewed this property |
No, there's a fridge in a room which has an honesty box to cover the cost of drinks. Need to be clear that this not a hotel despite the impression given it is a bed and breakfast, there is no bar and no meals other than... More
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"The Retreat suite is excellent"
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"good location"
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"The Greenburn King Mini Suite is ideal. Quiet at night, spacious & amazing shower, Spa bath is loud &..."
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"Previously stayed in Mickeledon which was a good room"
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