Carlisle is the largest town of Cumbria, in England. The ancient history of this city is marked by the traces of Roman settlement, and Carlisle Castle. The castle museum once served as a prison for Mary, the Queen of Scotland in the 12th-century. This fascinating town sports accommodation ranging from classic white-washed hotels, to traditional infrastructure, to modern edifice. Choose a classic stay, from Crown Hotel Wetheral, Troutbeck Cottage and Park Broom Lodge. Likewise, if you dig architectural beauty then reside in the hotel Crown & Mitre and Hallmark Hotel Carlisle. Travelers seeking countryside experience can book themselves in at Northumbrian Barn conversion and Brampton, Cumbria.
While you are here, take a trip to the Solway Aviation Centre, Tullie Museum, Market Cross and Urban Adventure. In the meantime, let’s get a gist of the 8 best places to stay in Carlisle.
The Crown Hotel of Wetheral is set in a picturesque village, although, the historic city of Carlisle is only 10 kms (6 miles) away. This lovely hotel exhibits leisure activities such as derma-logical treatments, squash courts and a nice pool. The rooms of Crown Hotel feature sophisticated decor, with an en suite bathroom, toiletries and a hairdryer. You will also have access to a safe, telephone and a radio inside your room. Access the leisure club or rejuvenate yourself with a sauna-steam treatment.
The Conservatory Restaurant of the hotel is an award-winning eatery, that uses local-produce to create English and French cuisine. Unwind at Walton’s Bar, that serves a great selection of ales, or take a stroll by the beautiful landscaped gardens. In fact, the hotel gardens overlook the rivers Eden and Pennines.
Crown Hotel Wetheral
Address: Station Road, Wetheral, Carlisle, CA4 8ES, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 125 USD
Park Broom Lodge is situated at a 5-minute drive from central Carlisle. This stylish property offers contemporary furnished rooms with en suite bathrooms. In your room, you will have access to a flat-screen TV, tea-coffee facilities, an ironing board and a hairdryer. Explore the on-site bar and restaurant for an exclusive dining experience by the log fire. Visit the Hadrians Wall Trail, which is a few minute’s walk from the hotel. If you have time, drive over to Gretna over the Scottish border, Forest Park and Northumberland’s Kielder Water Park.
Park Broom Lodge
Address: Park Broom Crosby On Eden, Carlisle, CA6 4QH, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 110 USD
The isolated Troutbeck Cottage is set by a stream and an adjoining patio area. This adult-only property is located on the borders of England and Scotland. The rooms at Troutbeck Cottage feature memory-foam mattresses, flat screen TVs, a DVD player, tea-coffee facilities and an en-suite private bathroom. Indulge in a breakfast at Troutbeck Cottage’s conservatory, with excellent garden and countryside view. Enjoy free WiFi in public areas, outdoor table tennis and free on-site parking! Moreover, Carlisle Castle, Hadrian’s Wall and Gretna Green are all within a 30 minute drive.
Address: Warwick Bridge, Carlisle, CA4 8RN, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 80 USD
The newly renovated Broadmea Barn welcomes you to a stunningly beautiful layout of three levels. Relax with natural stone, and appreciate the beauty of wooden beams that symbolize the true essence of the building. There are 4 bedrooms on the lower level, with en-suite facilities and a luxurious bath, large entrance and utility area.
The second level sports a well-equipped dining kitchen for 12, with a beamed ceiling. Use the stairs to reach the bedroom, sauna room and galleried sitting area. You also get to enjoy the glorious countryside view from the graveled patio. This luxurious property is situated on the borders of Northumberland and Cumbria.
Price: from 285 USD
Number of Guests: 12
If you want to stay in the centre of Carlisle, then book yourself at the Crown & Mitre hotel. This stunning property is 5 minute walk from Carlisle Cathedral, Castle and local shops. You will notice the Edwardian-style traits throughout Crown & Mitre. Dine at the on-site restaurant, or unwind at the Mitre Bar that serves wholesome dishes and drinks all day long. Refresh yourself at the indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, or drive out to explore the beautiful city of Carlisle. Not to mention, Carlisle train station is an 8 minute walk away from the hotel.
Crown & Mitre
Address: 4 English St, Carlisle, CA3 8HZ, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 160 USD
Another fabulous property in the city centre is this dazzling Victorian Hallmark Hotel. Hallmark features modern rooms with seating areas, work desks, flat-screen TVs, free WiFi and free tea-coffee facilities. Dine at the contemporary lounge bar that serves incredible evening tapas. Also, try out the breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Brasserie restaurant. On the other hand, you can enjoy the hotel’s on-site indoor pool, spa baths, steam room and modern gym. This hotel is located next to Carlisle train station, and close to Lake District National Park, the English/Scottish border, Gretna Green and DW Sports Fitness Club.
Hallmark Hotel Carlisle
Address: Court Square, Carlisle, CA1 1QY, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 150 USD
This hotel is located in Carlisle’s quiet suburbs, which is a 10 minute walk from the city centre. Cumbria Park Hotel features award-winning gardens with beautiful landscape views. Moreover, this hotel is built on the remains of an ancient Roman fort, with Victorian style terraces. Not to mention, the voguish rooms come with aesthetic interiors, balcony, flat-screen TVs, free WiFi, tea-coffee facilities and an en suite washroom. Enjoy the delightful breakfast, with freshly prepared meals from the finest local produce. Places nearby include central shops, Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle station and Carlisle Racecourse.
Cumbria Park Hotel
Address: 32 Scotland Road, Carlisle, CA3 9DG, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 110 USD
Brampton Cottage Accommodation is a luxurious 5 bedroom property in Cumbria. The property sports 3 reception rooms and a living room with open fire. In addition, you will find a wide supply of board games, DVD’s and a Wii in the games room. The kitchen offers both a contemporary and period style eating area with TV and fire. Moreover, this beautiful house is surrounded by lush green gardens and a large triple towered play frame. The adults can chill by the outdoor heated courtyard. Enjoy a drink on a cold night, join the fun in the hot tub or relax in the sauna-spa room.
Brampton Cottage Accommodation
Price: from 427 USD
Number of Guests: 14
Cherish Carlisle's hallmark accommodation
These elegant hallmark hotels of Carlisle will make your trip worthwhile. Besides, most of these hotels offer sauna-steam-spa treatments to refresh and rejuvenate your soul. These hotels are close to shops and iconic landmarks, yet you will want to spend most of your time inside.
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