This hotel caters for older people and the decor and menu reflect this. We went with "Diamond Holidays" and the package was designed to visit the Lake District (3 hour round tip away).
The staff are mostly local with some girls only teenagers who were learning the job.
I don't think it is fair to criticise individual staff but suffice to say you more or less get what you are given for breakfast without deviation and any requests other than normal will not be acted upon without a huff and a puff.
I expect that for older people without the means to express their wishes this was ok. The bar opens and closes when staff arrive and closes more or less at 11 pm so the elderly can get an "early bed".
You get what you pay for I guess.
The area is run down and is situated near the railway station but everyone arrives by coach! The town is about 20 minutes up the road with a decent couple of pubs which I would recommend.
Not a hotel I will be visitting again I am afraid.
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