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The Tranquil Otter

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Thurstonfield, Carlisle CA5 6HB England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the second time we’ve stayed here and will be coming back every year. Can’t say a bad thing about this place it really is amazing. The most peaceful and relaxing break anyone could want. Definitely worth getting a welcome pack too.

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

We stayed in Alder Lodge for a 2-night break as two couples. We had previously been to the more central Lake District, so this was a little different. We were met by Gillian who welcomed us. The 2-bedroomed, log-cabin is situated on the banks of...More

Thank Rob H
Response from Kittoe, General Manager at The Tranquil OtterResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rob Thank you for your review of your stay in Alder Lodge. We are pleased you enjoyed your shore break. Our setting is very natural, particularly the walk around the Lough, we are a site of special scientific interest, which makes the Lough appealing...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We cannot say enough good things about our stay in Gadwall lodge. Nick welcomed us even though thanks to me being ill we were late arriving. The lodge was stunning and so quiet and peaceful. A welcome tray of tea,coffee and biscuits was lovely There...More

Thank Helen B
Response from Kittoe, General Manager at The Tranquil OtterResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Helen Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your honeymoon and were able to enjoy the lakes, even during Storm Ali, that was a surprise. Thank you for your recommendation and we look forward to welcoming you again. All the...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very special location that offers peace and comfort. Our family - adult daughter and boyfriend, myself and husband had a great break. We all lead busy lives and this was just what we needed. Convenient location, close enough to the lakes which...More

1  Thank maggiek389
Response from Kittoe, General Manager at The Tranquil OtterResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Maggie Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you managed to fit in some local swimming attractions. We look forward to welcoming you again. All the best Tazeem

Reviewed 5 September 2018

We had a week at the end of August, lovely walks in the surrounding woodland, relaxation in the hot tub. Carlisle has an excellent choice of restaurants, Italian, Indian, tea rooms, I think I have put on half a stone! A relaxing break for all...More

1  Thank JuneR2013
Response from Kittoe, General Manager at The Tranquil OtterResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear June Thank you for y our review and we are pleased that you enjoyed the local restaurants. We look forward to welcoming you again. All the best Tazeem

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Description
Self-catering Lodges by the Lake, with private hot tub, own boat and log burner and superfast broadband. We have one, two and three bedroom lodges. Great for a family break with a well behaved dog. Enjoy walking, More relaxing, spa treatments in your lodge? Enjoy the open countryside then look no further. Book online, by email or phone. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$210 - US$445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Tranquil Otter Hotel Carlisle
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle > Thurstonfield
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$210 - US$445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Tranquil Otter Hotel Carlisle
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Carlisle > Thurstonfield
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Room & Suite (125)
Dining (17)
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Family and Play Areas (1)
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Sarah H
6 September 2018|
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Response from JuneR2013 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are otters, we didn't see any this time. Plenty ducks and other wildlife. Hope that helps.
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moulders2010
29 August 2018|
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Response from Seegal10 | Reviewed this property |
Can’t recall seeing a site layout plan but we booked on the basis of how many rooms. We had a lodge right next to ours but you wouldn’t of known when inside or out on the deck .... not overlooked except by the ducks and... More
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423maxch
6 April 2018|
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Response from samandfamily2015 | Reviewed this property |
Bowness on Solway is 16 minutes away by car and there are benches to sit on at the start/end of Hadrians wall looking out to the sea, its very peaceful. Also, St Bees is an hours drive away and that has a lovely beach.
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Room Tips
"all cabins / lodges overlook the Lough and have a hot tub"
steveb938
25 Jun 2018
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"Alder Lodge is the newest lodge and although situated closest to the owners house, still feels private."
650karenl
23 Apr 2018
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"Lodges vary in size, so dependent on number travelling."
Travellers2Fife
28 Feb 2017
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"no bad lodges, all good"
LynneBuddin
7 Dec 2016
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