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East Boldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an overnight stay here with a Groupon voucher. Really nice place to stay and eat. Warm welcome on arrival and shown to a very nice comfy and clean room. Even had shutters so was nice and dark for sleeping. We ate in the restaurant on the evening and the food was lovely. Good sized portions and very tasty....

Thank hubertthecello
Brighouse, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Groupon weekend here last weekend. Lots to like about the Alston House hotel but there were a few negative aspects. Plusses - Pleasant and attentive staff with great service and reasonable prices in the café. Great setting with the magnificent scenery surrounding the village but dreadful weather precluded too much exploring. Negatives - Bathroom in room 1 was cold unless...

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Absolutely delicious food, fantastic staff and a wonderful atmosphere. Also dog friendly which was perfect :) I would definitely recommend!! Thank you for a lovely lunch, we will definitely be coming back!

Thank Lydia C
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

What a Great friendly hotel , staff great , room was so lovely , v clean and fresh , great and the good is fantastic. Had a lovely view from the room and the breakfast was extremely good . Well done will definitely be back

1Thank Mikee B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

My partner spent the past weekend here after a hectic few weeks. Alston is a very quiet location that may not appeal to everyone but it was what we needed. The hotel was small and well run. The staff were always ready to help and most importantly weren't 'in your face' and allowed us to simply chill in the cafe...

1Thank James C
Alicante, Spain
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Lovely place, nice room plenty of space, great food, especially breakfast and the cream tea in the afternoon after a long bike ride. Very friendly host's and staff. Stayed for two nights while on a cycling holiday. Nothing was too much trouble, even put the bikes inside for us at night. Would thoroughly recommend it, hoping to get back next...

1Thank robertsac52
Acomb, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The staff at alston house are very friendly,young lady booked us in very helpful and professional. Room 6 well above average nice comfy bed and very clean Breckfast excellent Plenty of parking spaces, Hope to come back here again in the future

Thank Dave E
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My fiancée and I visited the Alston House hotel as a birthday gift. We arrived in late evening and were greeted warmly and taken to our room which had a large comfortable double bed, plenty of surrounding space and an appealing large freestanding bath. We stayed for two nights. Breakfast on both days was excellent, with unusually high quality sausages...

Thank Richard F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We just had a two night b&b break at the Alston House Hotel and had a lovely time. This hotel was cosy, friendly with great staff and nice food. We were in room 4 which is above the entrance, it has a beautiful view, was a good size with a king size bed and a spare single. It was a...

Thank Mobri1985
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Beautiful village. Very welcoming staff, couldn't do enough for us. Room is modern, comfortable, cosy & warm. Roll top bath with contemporary fixtures & fittings. All toiletries & tea/coffee included. Restaurant & food very very good. Overall would recommend & planning to revisit in the new year.

Thank LuthLulu

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Outstanding food at this family run hotel. There is a cafe, restaurant and bar and seven ensuite rooms. The cafe serves homemade cakes and scones with lattes, chill out and meet your friends. The popular evening restaurant has extensive menu catering for all. Most of the rooms are spacious with lovely fell views with comfortable beds. The service is friendly, efficient and unobtrusive. Situated in Alstonwith all its facitities and within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alston House

Address: Townfoot, Alston CA9 3RN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Alston
Price Range: £73 - £96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Alston House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 1 has no shower (bath only) and v low ceiling. Anyone over 6 feet will have to duck their head in the bath/toilet area.”
 of 5 bubbles PAULZE, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 6 is at the front of the hotel, very spacious. Not much traffic through the night”
 of 5 bubbles 390davee, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We was in room 1, on 1st floor, very quiet, over looking garden.”
 of 5 bubbles LuthLulu, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 2 which overlooks the beautiful garden.”
 of 5 bubbles 454theresah, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“don't get a room on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles 551stephenw551, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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