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The Old School

Newbiggin CA11 0HT, England
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24/12/2017 25/12/2017
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Room & Suite (13)
Hotel & Grounds (6)
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good0%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“red room” (3 reviews)
“jar of sweets” (2 reviews)
“pauline” (13 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where should I start now, not to get lost in my souperlatives? Awesome feels like an understatement, really! Never had a welcome like with Pauline and John, and the kind hospitality went on theoughout the two days we had the honour and pleasure to stay...More

Thank Stefan A
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 25 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
  • 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
  • Price range
  • US$102 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Hotel class
  • Number of rooms
  • 3
  • Location
  • United Kingdom >
  • England >
  • Cumbria >
  • Newbiggin
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"Stay somewhere else"
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"Blue Room has triple aspect windows and views over the immaculate garden"
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"The twin bedded blue room and bathroom were a delight soooo comfortable."
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"Blue is the colour of choice"
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