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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Beautiful hotel. Attentive and friendly staff. Lovely room. Clean, comfortable, spacious. Amazing scenery. Fresh and tasty breakfast. Privately owned and it shows. Shut your eyes and imagine the perfect country house hotel, this is it. And less than 5 minutes from the motorway, all we needed was a stopover but this place was brilliant, didn't want to leave. In fact...

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We searched high and low before we found our perfect venue, the Roundthorn. The hotel is the right size to hire it all out for the big day which makes it feel warm and personal. The staff were all friendly and made our day special. The wedding planner is really enthusiastic and made the whole experience even more enjoyable ....

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Roundthorn_CH, Manager at Roundthorn Country House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your fantastic review. We're delighted that you chose us for your wedding venue and it's excellent to hear we provided the perfect day! It's great to hear you found the hotel and our team warm, personal and friendly which is what we strive for. Thank you again, it was a pleasure looking after you and...

Knutsford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3-night stay in the Roundthorn Country House this week, from the moment we arrived on Tuesday afternoon until we checked out on Friday morning.The country house is set in a picturesque location with beautiful gardens and outdoor furniture, and we were able to relax and enjoy the spring sunshine this week. The staff are excellent, and...

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Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent afternoon tea, the cakes were delicious, we were lucky enough to be able to sit outside on the new decking and furniture which has fabulous views of the fells. Staff very friendly as always. Would recommend to anyone and we will certainly be coming again.

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Roundthorn_CH, Manager at Roundthorn Country House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review, we're so pleased to receive such excellent comments! I will make sure our team is aware of your kind words. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back to the Roundthorn very soon!

Lazonby
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Sorry to say we were there for a set meal but sorry to say not very nice. The staff are friendly and helpful hotel very nice but sorry the food needs looking at I would certinly not recommend to anybody. Don't know what it is like if you order of a menu but for big events avoid.

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south yorkshire
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Stayed here for 1 night on bed and breakfast basis. On arrival staff were very friendly and welcoming and showed us to a lovely double room. Great bathroom with powerful shower and bath, plenty of storage space in the room. View not brilliant - looking into someones private accommodation next door, but didn't really matter to us as we weren't...

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Roundthorn_CH, Manager at Roundthorn Country House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review, we're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I will ensure your comments are passed onto our team. We're delighted to hear that you liked the bedroom and hopefully we can offer you one of our front facing rooms on your next visit. Thank you again for taking...

West Mids
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

En route from Edinburgh... found this easily accessible hotel. Perfect setting and a true Country House hotel. But unlike some, not run down! Fantastic staff - courteous and helpful without being over powering. Excelled in food - clearly top quality ingredients. Quality furnishings throughout the hotel. A warmth and charm all of its own. Up there with the great Country...

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Roundthorn_CH, Manager at Roundthorn Country House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, it's excellent to hear such great feedback and we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! I will make sure your kind comments are passed onto the team as I'm sure they will be really pleased! Thank you again for taking the time to review us and we hope to welcome you...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

stayed here for one night prior to a long work day. the accommodation was booked for me so I didn't choose it, but it makes a very nice change from the standard premier inn/travel lodge type places. staff were lovely, my room was fine, first impressions was that I'd been stuck in the small room out of the way at...

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Roundthorn_CH, Manager at Roundthorn Country House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and I will pass on your kind comments to our team. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back soon - hopefully we can allocate you a front facing room next time so you...

Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We had a second visit for afternoon tea as a gift we received. We were looking forward to it as last time it was excellent. But disappointed this time though, bread bit dry as if it had been standing out a while, cakes a bit disappointing not sure if home made, tasted mass produced.loveky surroundigs though and friendly staff..

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Roundthorn_CH, Manager at Roundthorn Country House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review of your afternoon tea, I am very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the surroundings and service, for which we receive many compliments. With regards to your Afternoon Tea I am disappointed to hear that we did not meet our usual very high standard on this occasion. Please...

Penrith
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We attended the Roundthorn for a private function with friends. From the welcome drinks and nibbles on arrival to the lovely breakfast before we left, it was all superb. The meal, the room in which we ate, the food, wine and even the company was first class. The staff were friendly and genuinely wanted us to have a great time...

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Roundthorn_CH, Manager at Roundthorn Country House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review, we're so pleased to hear you had such an enjoyable evening! It's so lovely to hear such great feedback and we will make sure this is passed onto our wonderful staff. Thanks so much again and we very much look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A grade II listed Georgian Mansion overlooking the Market town of Penrith, The Roundthorn is set in its own landscaped gardens and boasts panoramic views of the Eden Valley and Lakeland Fells. All of the bedrooms are tastefully furnished with a mix of traditional and contemporary styles, and following a major refurbishment in early 2008 the cosy residents lounge and bar areas are perfect for relaxing after a long day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roundthorn Country House

Address: Beacon Edge, Penrith CA11 8SJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Penrith
Price Range: ₹ 7,544 - ₹ 11,967 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Roundthorn Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Roundthorn Country House Hotel Penrith
Roundthorn Country Hotel
Roundthorn Country House Penrith, Lake District
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#1 Family Hotel in Penrith
#3 Romantic Hotel in Penrith
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“I think it was room 9 that had the large bathroom.”
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“Don't choose the 4 poster bedroom!!!”
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“do not have attic room at front number 9 if you are over 5ft8 inches”
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