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Best Western Plus Castle Inn

AA rating
Hotel

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 76%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Service
9
Cleanliness
8
Value
9
Room
8
Based on 479 reviews

Extensive leisure facilities in an unrivalled location

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi
Dogs welcome
Gym
Indoor pool

Overlooking some of England's highest fells and Bassenthwaite Lake, this fine hotel is ideally situated for exploring Bassenthwaite, Keswick and the Lake District. The accommodation, extensive leisure facilities and friendly service are certainly strong points here. Ritson's Restaurant and Laker's Lounge offer a range of dishes using locally sourced meats from the fells; managed, sustainable fish stocks; and international and seasonal ingredients.

Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 42
  • Family rooms: 4
  • Ground-floor rooms: 9
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Open all year

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Outdoor parking spaces:: 120

Accessibility

  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome

Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Grass tennis court
  • Gym
  • Other leisure facilities: Sauna Steam room
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Theatre-style holds (maximum):200
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum):108
  • Boardroom-styleholds (maximum): 60

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 180

Getting here

A591 to Carlisle, pass Bassenthwaite village on right. Hotel on left of T-junct

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Nearest airport

Carlisle

Nearest train station

Penrith

Nearest motorway junction

M6 junct 40
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