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Puerto Del Carmen, Spain
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here a couple of times for business travel. First time l stayed was in a single bed room which l found very cozy. Second time was in a double room which was fine, just a little nippy. I didn't eat in the restaurant for dinner unfortunately, l did have breakfast and found the cooked menu a little limited. Excellent... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Arrived 25/11/16 in the afternoon Went in man on reception told us we couldn't book in till later in afternoon and no where to store cases,explained requested early booking and got confirmation. Then told us where to park said it's about £6 a day, free after 6pm. We decided to do the parking daily as hotel was only up the... More 

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Rugeley
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67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here a couple of times a few years back when it was a small hotel. It was lovely. Now that it is a restaurant with rooms, as described in their information, we would not return. We were on the 1st floor, with two easy staggered flights of stairs, just above the bar and restaurant, with I think the... More 

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Bourne, Lincs
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107 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We arrived too late on a Saturday night to eat in the restaurant which was a shame. We were made welcomed and shown to our small but clean room. We booked the hotel as the restaurant had great reviews so at breakfast we thought we better book a table for the evening. We were told that the restaurant wasn't open... More 

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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

A great little hotel. Just a handful of rooms, spotlessly clean and a fantastic location in the Town. Food was excellent and staff lovely. The gin/cocktail bar was an eye opener (not being a gin fan) I honestly didn't realise there was that many varieties and the bar manager whisked us up an amazing gin cocktail, think I may now... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I would have said 5 star, but it was just that the room did not have that 'wow' factor, and the shower was one where the shower curtains tended to cling to you. Very comfortable bed. Really nice people running it. Do try the restaurant.

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Preston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights in August to attend a friends wedding. First impressions were it was quite dark, and old fashioned however we were soon made to feel welcome and given good advice about cheapest place to park (£1 a day 5 minutes walk). Hotel is on a busy narrow street with no parking, on street parking nearby free... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Having now stayed at Virginia House on a number occasions and it has become a firm favourite and home-from-home. I normally stay on a Monday, so haven't tried the restaurant, but breakfast is fantastic. It is in the middle of Ulverston, so easy walking distance to a myriad of pubs and restaurants. Great alternative to staying in Barrow and short... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Excellent location. Nice quiet bedroom at the back of the building. Tasteful décor throughout. Delicious breakfast. We didn't sample dinner in the restaurant although the menu looked tempting. There is a gin parlour and a lovely garden in which to sit and drink on a summer's evening.

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Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2016

It is my second stay at Virginia House. It is a lovely place and Craig and Louise are doing a nice job! The staff is very friendly, I do thank all them for the warm reception. Next year I hope to stay at Virginia House again. I do recommend!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Virginia House is an 8 bedroomed Guest House in the South Lake District market town of Ulverston. A great location for both business and leisure guests, being at the start of the long distance walk The Cumbria Way and in close proximity to the businesses (Glaxo Smithkline, Siemens, Centrica, BAE, Kimberley Clark) of Barrow in Furness and Ulverston. You'll find a fine dining restaurant and gin parlour on the ground floor, whilst the ensuite guest bedrooms are located on the second floor. Craig & Louise Sherrington look forward to welcoming you to Virginia House and indeed to Ulverston - the l'al town with a big heart!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Virginia House

Address: 24 Queen Street, Ulverston LA12 7AF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Ulverston
Price Range: £94 - £119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Virginia House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“I would assume the higher the better because of noise from bar and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles milliekes, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“East facing rooms tend to pick up traffic noise.”
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