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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Four of us booked three nights whilst visiting relatives locally. Mick, the owner rang the night before to confirm arrival times. We were in opposite rooms, one double & a twin as booked. Very spacious, clean rooms. The beds were extremely comfortable, it was a real bonus to have comfortable chairs and plentiful tea/coffee/biscuits also. The en-suite was great and...

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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

So we arrived on the night and whent into the inn greeted by a man who showed us to our room when we were shown to our room the man was swearing a lot what wS unessasary wd did not egg told what arrangements were for breakfast the room was ok very outdated needs a immediate refurb regardless we went...

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Thank Jamie J
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We booked in for a nearby wedding on 11/6/16 and although we were early to arrive the owner allowed us in and showed us to our rooms. The rooms were very nice with a comfy bed and en suite bathroom with shower, the shower had loads of hot water. A lovely cooked breakfast and we were more than happy, Overall...

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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights while visiting the Lake District. Rooms were clean and well appointed. Food was amazing. Very large serves and wholesome. Inn keeper was very friendly and has great local advice about off the beaten track drives which was our personal highlight for the area. Recommended!

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Thank Ben C
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Lovely can't bet it so relaxed xchilled no far to town food lovely quiet for people who want to chill I didn't find it noisy but others did not a light sleeper town lovely not to far from other places so you can vistI

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Thank Christina K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at the Old Posting House. The pub had an "olde worlde" atmosphere. Food was excellent both breakfast and evening meals. The portions were (too) generous. Our room was clean, comfortable and spacious on the first floor. My only "complaint" would be that the bath towels are quite small. All in all a pleasant break in...

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Typical old fashioned country pub, old fashioned ways, had to phone the landlord to let us in around 3, check in supposed to be after 12. Had to wait until after 6pm to get a drink! Food was excellent huge portions. Dormer bedroom too small. No hot water for shower, as used up by other guests earlier. Bathroom was very...

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Thank rik1944
Ardrossan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed for 2 nights at the Old Posting House Deanscale, just 3.5 miles from lovely Cockermouth and centrally located a short distance to anywhere else you would want to travel in the Lakes. The Old Posting House is a lovely country Inn which is well suited to those who travel to cycle, walk or ramble and is managed by...

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Thank jim m
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Ate here twice in the last week. Excellent house pies with wonderful chips! (You CAN have an alternative!). Quite an extensive menu including for example fresh trout. Dining room is a teapot collector's paradise and full of interest, not least of which is the original old post sorting drawers. Everything held together by the really happy and welcoming landlord. Value...

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Thank mandr2015
UK
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We were made very welcome by Mick, the owner, when we arrived and throughout our stay. Great conversationalist and a mine of local information. If you like your food this is the place to stay because you get a lot of it. Full English breakfast: 2 eggs, 2 slices of bacon, sausage, tomatoes, beans, black pudding and toast. I had...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: Deanscales, Cockermouth CA13 0SL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Cockermouth
Price Range: $149 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Posting House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“This hotel is not in Cockermouth but 3 miles out in Deanscales”
 of 5 bubbles StuartC886, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“A 'twin room' actually had 3 beds in it, which would have saved us money if we'd known! Some rooms have very sloping ceilings.”
 of 5 bubbles ScottishTeacher, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“They are all great as for room with view”
 of 5 bubbles 959billm, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms at back because of views over the fells.”
 of 5 bubbles Janie113b, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were of a high standard and filled with light”
 of 5 bubbles jimm932, 17 May 2016 | Read review
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