- Very Good
- 7 guest reviews
"We received a warm and friendly welcome to a very clean and well presented guest house..."
"A good clean straightworward B&B convenient for the centre of Penrith. Pleasant and helpful proprietor. Basic toiletries were provided in th..."
"Loved our stay here, will definitely be back next year...."
"Excellent clean guest house with very welcoming hosts. Excellent knowledge of local area and quick to book local restaurant for us...."
"Everything was run well, comfortable, nice breakfast and double room I was on my own...."
About the hotel
Located in the historic market town of Penrith - The Gateway to the Lakes - Acorn Guest House is a family run guest house and was re-opened in July 2004 having undergone an extensive refurbishment from it's previous existence as The Townhead Hotel and holds a 4 Diamonds rating from the AA. Now under new management, of Karen & Nick Harvey our aim is to offer all of our guests a relaxing and enjoyable stay. We are ideally located for the Lake District, Eden Valley, the Northern Pennines and all of the facilities this wonderful region has to offer.
We are also very handily placed for C2C cyclists being located only 5 yards from the C2C cycle route itself! . Secure bike storage available with bike wash facility. Drying room . Motor cycles welcome , secure free parking with cctv. Family's welcome, we have two types of family rooms Call us direct for family package deals i:e bed breakfast and evening meals. Tour packages available with local company. Gym access to Elite fitness with sauna steam room and hot tub (small fee applies ). External weatherproof electric charging point for electric cars / bikes (13 amp 3 pin plug ) Please browse our website and if you require any information or wish to make a booking then please get in touch with us and we will do our utmost to help.
- Car parking available onsite , Airport Shuttle
- Meeting Facilities , Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
- Beauty Salon/Manicure , Video/DVD Library
- Interconnecting rooms available , Porter
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- From 16:00 hours
- Until 10:30 hours
- The price shown is based on the occupancy and dates you have searched for. Prices and availability are subject to change based on the arrival date, number of nights and occupancy searched for. All prices are inclusive of all local taxes.
- Pets are not allowed
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100% would recommend it to a friend
We received a warm and friendly welcome to a very clean and well presented guest house
Good straightforward B&B accommodation near centre of Penrith.
A good clean straightworward B&B convenient for the centre of Penrith.
Pleasant and helpful proprietor. Basic toiletries were provided in the en-suite bathroom, but the complementary toiletries were minimal compared to other B&Bs we stay at. No face flannels are provided. The present proprietor has owned the business for just over a year, and improvements are still on going, and the following comments should take this into account. We were allocated room 2, which is a double bedded room with a connecting twin bedded room, and an en-suite bathrom with a shower over the bath. The occupants of the double bedded room have to access the ensuite bathroom by going through the twin room, which may not be ideal. The double bedded room has recently been furnished with a kingsize double bed, which is nice, but this mean that one side of the bed does not have a bedside table or light, and the layout of the room needs further thought and adjustment.. The walls of the room are very bare, and a couple of pictures would make it feel better. The ensuite has a little black mould appearing in the grouting etc, but I guess that this sort of thing will be dealt with in due course. Breakfast was based around the full English breakfast, and the quality and service good, with some fresh fruit also offered. It is a pitry that there is no fish option offered to give a bit of variety. The accomodation is reasonably priced, but perhaps a little expensive for the accommodation provided.