The George Hotel - Penrith  3 stars

Devonshire St, Penrith, United Kingdom, ca11754  show mapSave
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Wi-Fi in rooms

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course


In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast




 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms


The excellent George Hotel is a 3-star property set next to Wetheriggs Zoo and Animal Sanctuary, Coniston Water and Lowther Castle and Gardens. Since 1900, it has been a prominent hotel in the center of Penrith.

Penrith city center is 1km away. Crafty Monkeys, Penrith Museum and Penrith Castle in Penrith are located nearby.

The vicinity of a river and lakes as well as quick access to bars and restaurants set the hotel apart.

Due to the hotel's good location, it will only take you a 80-minute drive to get to Newcastle airport.


The hotel offers 35 modern rooms with such room amenities as cable TV, Wi-Fi, heating, a fireplace and direct dial phone. They provide bathrooms with bathrobes, a shower and a hairdryer.


At the traditional restaurant guests can enjoy contemporary cuisine. The Oak bar features a terrace and an open fire and offers coffee.


For business guests George Hotel offers a photocopier, a meeting room and banquet facilities, while leisure travelers can enjoy a tour desk and free parking.


The on-site SPA facilities include a steam room, massage and a solarium. Guests will take advantage of trout fishing, cycling and golf available on-site.


Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of rooms   35.


City Center Penrith - 1400 ft
Airports Newcastle Airport (NCL) - 49.5 mi, Blackpool Airport (BLK) - 62.7 mi
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  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • Front desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • No pets allowed
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
Dining facilities
  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Leisure facilities
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  2 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions
      • Ruhm Art Gallery
        1000 ft
      • 3.0 mi
      • Beckstones Art Gallery
        4.3 mi
      Popular areas
      • City Center
        1000 ft
      Places of interest
      • Alhambra Bingo Club
        400 ft
      • Penrith Masonic Hall
        700 ft
      • Penrith Museum
        400 ft
      • Mountain Heritage Trust
        1700 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Wetheriggs Zoo and Animal Sanctuary
        3.0 mi
        Clifton Dykes, Clifton
      • Lowther Castle and Gardens
        4.2 mi
        Penrith CA10 2HHEngland
      • Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre
        4.2 mi
        Lowther, Penrith
      • Lacy's Caves
        5.8 mi
        Church Villa, Penrith
      • Aira Force
        9.5 mi
        7ml S of Penrith

      Near the hotel

      • Penrith Museum
        600 ft
        Robinson's School, Middlegate, Penrith

      The George Hotel Reviews

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      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers

        The George is a quaint and traditionally British hotel located in the centre of the town. The food is excellent and the staff are friendly. Access to the market town's local amenities (pubs and restaurants) is fantastic. The Club room was a little smaller than I expected but was spotlessly clean and the décor was light and fresh.

        I found the hotel to be very warm, especially at night.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Friendly and polite staff, cleand and particularly comfortable room. Good English breakfast or if you did not want that a variety of cereals, fruit,cheeses and breads. Good service.

        It is an old building and some of the floors on the landing was on a slope as was the stairs

        • Average rating
      • Couple


        The service in the restaurant wasn't too bad either. The new waitress that was on did a few things that could be fixed with more training. She picked up the drink glass from the top of rim and placed it on my table with fingermarks on it. I requested twice for sparkling and twice she bought a jug of water out. My main was the Lamb Chump and the pieces of meat that was on my plate was all fat. The dessert was a chocolate tart and it started off good but then discovered it was mouldy. Another table also sent the same dessert back - the kitchen and floor staff need to speak to each other. People could have gotten quite sick from the mouldy cake. I was still charged for the meal at the end of my stay.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        The Hotel is lovely and the staff were very on the ball and extremly helpfull and polite. The food was to die for. So what more could you want from good food, quality staff and a comfortable bed in a nice relaxed atmosphere. Heaven on earth!

        I have only one very small thing to say, but it did bug me and if I had been staying longer I would have felt the need to leave a note in my room. Whilst lying across the bed and looking through the open door into the bathroom. There was a line of scum / dirt between the basin and the upright pedistal it stood on. Every thing else and it needs to be said was perfect. Thank you.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Very comfortable,and friendly people. situated in the town centre.The staff was very helpful and professional.

        sometimes the sound of water running (waste pipes from another shower?)

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Rooms were welcoming, well designed and comfortably furnished.Food, good choice, and value for money.

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        The George was a very comfortable, cosy hotel to stay in with excellent food. Would recommend this hotel for friends to stay at.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        we stayed in room 4 which was very nice but every time the firedoor outside the room was used the bed shook and it woke me up,also pidgeons on the window sillmeant we could not have the window open

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        Very nice and charming atmosphere, a bit like entering an Agatha Christie setting. Friendly staff and good facilities.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The room was cozy and interesting and the staff was friendly and helpful.. We enjoyed it very much. We caught a bit of quiz night and would have gone earlier if we'd had time.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Very good room and food. Efficient friendly staff. This an old town centre hotel with character and history but in very good condition.

        Compulsary 3 courses in restaurant. No internet access in rooms although free wi-fi is available in public areas.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Clean,well decorated, good sized bed for a single person.

        Everyting. Just one thing missig no lift but the building was probably built before lifts were thought of.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Calm atmoshere and friendly staff.

        Not really a complaint and the food was great - but - I was charged the £24 for a three course meal in the restaurant without being asked and I only had two courses. Having said that the service and staff were great.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The central location and the car parking facioity

        A lkot of stairs and no lift.

        • Average rating
      • Group of friends

        Food was good. Staff were helpful and friendly. Service was good.

        Car park a bit small and congested.

        • Average rating
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