The George Hotel
“Well-equipped bedrooms and a timeless charm” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Centrally located in the heart of Penrith, this inviting and popular hotel was once visited by Bonnie Prince Charlie. Extended over the years, it currently offers well-equipped bedrooms and spacious public areas that retain a timeless charm. There's off-road parking to the rear of the hotel with choices for dining in the lounge and bar as well as the restaurant.
Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 35
- Family rooms: 5
- Satellite TV available
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Weekly Entertainment
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 20
- Single room, minimum price: £90
- Double room, minimum price: £110
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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