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Elton Guest House
Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Grange-over-Sands
Certificate of Excellence
Tameside
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“one of the best”
Reviewed 22 March 2014

We have stayed here for the last six years and have never been able to find fault, we have just returned after the wettest week imginable, but we were well looked after, warm and dry, also enjoyed the sandwiches, scones, and brandies In the evenings, may joanne and charles go on for many more years. We regard them as our friends, and we took some with us.

Room Tip: Room four is very good
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 October 2013

We have stayed at the Elton on quite a few occasions, the most recent visit being last weekend. As usual we were extremely well looked after by Charles and Joanne, nothing is too much trouble.The room (ground floor) was spotlessly clean, warm and inviting, a home from home. Charles has a sensible breakfast menu, excellently cooked and served. The location in Grange couldn't be more ideal, the railway station, shops and cafes are all within a few hundred yards.

Although we have visited the Elton many times, this is our first review, we felt, having read the latest review, compelled to set the record straight. It is sad that they did not enjoy their stay, but I disagree with their negativity. For instance on value for money, the Eltons rates are very competitive. We are all entitled to our views, but given the history of positive reviews, I believe their review is too harsh.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Stratford-on-Avon
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

We stayed here with 2 other couples during a short motorcycle break around the area. We have stayed in many many B & B's on our travels and the quality of decor, facilities and breakfast choice at this one was very poor value for money. Where we stayed the previous 2 nights, we actually paid less money for FAR superior accommodation and food. We can only comment on the rooms on the top floor which were all the same price but varied hugely in size and amenities offered. The breakfast menu was very limited but to be fair the "english breakfast" was pleasant and well presented. I would however suggest that the overall cleanliness of the actual kitchen could be better. The lounge on the first floor is very pleasant and warm whereas the rooms that our friends had were cold and had considerable condensation problems due to the shower setup.

Room Tip: Avoid rooms on the top floor...............we have no actual idea what the rooms on the lower floors...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Rooms Cold ie Heating Luke Warm , Not Happy With A Shower In The Room Steams Up Room, No Private Toilet, Dirty Hand rails Down The Stairs, Springs Poking Through Mattress Breakfast Very Standard All Round Not Good

Room Tip: Do Not Go There
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Isle of Man
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Reviewed 10 August 2013

We stayed at Elton House for one night in April on our way home from Scotland and loved it so much that we returned for four nights. As ever Charles and Joanne were welcoming and friendly, kindly allowing us to put our motorbikes in their garage and hang up our wet gear to drip! Our room was very clean and comfortable, with a nice modern ensuite. Breakfast was tasty, fresh and well cooked. I can highly recommend Elton House.

Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Billingham
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Reviewed 17 July 2013

I was looking for a romantic break for me and my fiancee as we were going through hard times in our relationship - so i carefully selected what i hoped would be the perfect break in the perfect hotel and i wasnt disappointed.
From the minute we arrived to the minute we left the hosts Charles and Joanne were extremely nice, never intrusive, the hotel itself is ideally situated in fact we reckoned it was the best situated hotel in Grange Over Sands, very close to all ammeneties, we had a room at the back of the hotel which we had specifically asked for and the view was gorgeous - waking upto that every morning was paradise.
The breakfast was superb and never ever greasy and the dining area was quaint , there was also a massive lounge room upstairs - we never used it but i would think it would be an ideal meeting room.
We never had one complaint everything was just perfect and luckily it has put our relationship back on track.
The owners couldnt do enough for you - what more can i say i would recommend this hotel to everybody in the World purely fantastic and how every hotel should be ran - totally bliss and spotlessly clean , the beds were so comfortable as well.
Hope this helps and enjoy your holiday.

Room Tip: Just tell the owners what type of room you are looking for and they will accomodate you as they are...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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bromsgrove
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Reviewed 12 June 2013

We spent 2 days in the Elton and were made very welcome. The hosts are very hospitable and friendly and the breakfasts were excellent.

We had the ground floor room 1 with separate access which was a fairly large room with 2 easy chairs to sit on, rather than having to sit on the bed as in most guests houses.

We would certainly recommend this guest house and when we are next in the area will be staying at the Elton again.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Elton Guest House
Address: Windermere Road, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6EG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grange-over-Sands
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Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Grange-over-Sands
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Number of rooms: 6
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