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The Old School

Newbiggin CA11 0HT, England
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Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good0%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“jar of sweets” (2 reviews)
“pauline” (12 reviews)
“accommodation” (4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
5.0 Star Hotel
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Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa
2,916 reviews
#9 of 13 hotels in Bowness-on-Windermere
 
Hipping Hall
502 reviews
#1 of 4 hotels in Kirkby Lonsdale
 
Days Inn Kendal Killington Lake
515 reviews
#8 of 13 hotels in Kendal
 
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
1,402 reviews
#3 of 20 hotels in Windermere
 
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1 - 5 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is supposed to be a gold award place. It's not Tried to book dinner on the phone. Sounded delicious on website. Told rather rudely they don't have a la carte, just table d'hote with no choice. Extremely unhelpful Fridge in room. Yes there was...More

3  Thank Margaret J
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Just off the A66 on a back road is the small village ( it may not qualify as a village) more a rural hamlet of Newbiggin. The Old School is a quiet location and has a lovely garden to watch the sun go down and...More

1  Thank Terry252
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Having never staying in a guest house before, I was absolutely made up with our one night stay! Pauline and John were amazing hosts and nothing was too much effort. Next time we are up that way, I certainly know where we will be staying!...More

3  Thank Diddles28
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Travelling south for work and decided to stop off in the Penrith area for the night. I was lucky enough to be given the number for the Old School by a local hotel with no vacancies. What I found was a real gem, 5 star...More

Thank ronniecu
Reviewed 4 October 2014

My hubby and I booked very last minute for a one night stay and were very appreciative of how accomodating John and Pauline were. The Red Room was stunning and immaculate in every way. Ioved all the attention to detail and we felt our every...More

Thank Verna A
Response from LadyCumbria, Owner at The Old SchoolResponded 6 October 2014

Thank you for your glowing review. We always appreciate constructive comments made and try our best to give our guests an enjoyable stay with us. Glad you enjoyed the garden as we won again this year in our category with Cumbria-in-Bloom. P/J

Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa
2,916 reviews
#9 of 13 hotels in Bowness-on-Windermere
 
Hipping Hall
502 reviews
#1 of 4 hotels in Kirkby Lonsdale
 
Days Inn Kendal Killington Lake
515 reviews
#8 of 13 hotels in Kendal
 
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
1,402 reviews
#3 of 20 hotels in Windermere
 
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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Price range
  • US$ 53 - US$ 112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Hotel class
  • Number of rooms
  • 3
  • Location
  • United Kingdom >
  • England >
  • Cumbria >
  • Newbiggin
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