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10 Best Hotels in Penrith

The Inn On The Lake
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18.41 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (49 reviews)

"Stunning view of the Lake. Excellent room, helpful and welcoming staff, lovely atmosphere. We thoroughly enjoyed our short stay and would definitely return."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

The Inn On The Lake
North Lakes Hotel And Spa
4 out of 5
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The price is AU$182 per night
1.03 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (481 reviews)
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"Enjoyed the little touches , different pillows , the Milk service centre appose to plastic containers . Stay on average 2-3 nights a week away and its not often I am impressed. Would like to come back one as a tourist and see the local area in more detail"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb. 2020

North Lakes Hotel And Spa
Macdonald Leeming House
4 out of 5
Watermillock Nr Penrith, Penrith, England
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11.4 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (250 reviews)

"Charming property with lovely grounds. Cosy bar and lounge areas with open fires. Breakfast good although they were reluctant to serve before 8am. Dinner was very reasonable the food was delicious and well presented. and Rooms well furnished, comfortable and clean with Elemis toiletries."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Macdonald Leeming House
The cross Keys Inn
3.5 out of 5
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27.69 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (71 reviews)

"Great country pub nice room with corner bath and shower very comfortable bed great food. Only down side was nothing to do with the pub only I had to leave early due to a family problem"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

The cross Keys Inn
Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge
3.5 out of 5
Pooley Bridge, Penrith, England
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7.25 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (222 reviews)

"Lovely stay at The Crown. We booked a small double and it was adequate for our needs. Very pretty village. The rear of The Crown is particularly nice. It sits on Ullswater with a lovely outside space, which I anticipate is very nice in summer."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge
Low Hall
3.5 out of 5
The price is AU$185 per night
11.5 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)

"Great hosts, excellent breakfast. Very clean, old warm charm."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct. 2019

Low Hall
Queens Head Inn
3 out of 5
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3.74 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (206 reviews)

"Loved it so quirky and different very comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020

Queens Head Inn
Orchard Hideaways
1.5 out of 5
The price is AU$86 per night
2.01 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)

"Really comfortable camping pods which were well kitted out. A little noisy though as close to the motorway. Overall good value for money"…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2019

Orchard Hideaways
Shap Wells Hotel
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21.52 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (219 reviews)

"To bring back old memories. It is a lovely place."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec. 2019

Shap Wells Hotel
The George Hotel
The price is AU$176 per night
24.44 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (83 reviews)

"I was able to arrive late, had helpful welcome and a very comfortable quiet room, breakfast included."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2019

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Visiting Penrith

History buffs will enjoy exploring Penrith, and visitors give high marks for the lakeside setting and lively bar scene. Tucked away and culturally-rich, this city also attracts tourists with its spas.

  • There are 71 hotels and other accommodations in Penrith
  • The closest major airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley) 84.9 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Penrith

Cultural venues in the city include Mayburgh Henge, Brougham Hall, and Brougham Castle. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Lowther Castle and Gardens, Rheged, and Dalemain. The lakeside and countryside highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Ullswater, Gowbarrow Fall, and Aira Force.

In Penrith, you'll be able to select from 71 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Stafford House Guest House - With a stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and bathrooms.
  • Norcroft Guest House - Our customers like the breakfast and room size at this guesthouse. With a stay at this 4-star guesthouse, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with in-room flat-screen TVs.
  • Glenridding House - Amenities at this 5-star guesthouse include free breakfast and free WiFi.

A popular place to see in the surrounding area is Hill Top, located 20.2 mi (32.5 from the center of the city.

Getting Around Penrith

If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Penrith Station, Langwathby Station, or Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station. Penrith may not have many public transit options so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Penrith

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 46°F during the day and 32°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 63°F, while the average at night is 35°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 66°F with nighttime averages of 44°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 55°F and nighttime averages of 31°F
  • About 0.79 inches of rain falls on Penrith each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 64°F, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 32°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Penrith?
Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star inn offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 5-minute walk from Ullswater. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Macdonald Leeming House and The Inn On The Lake.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Penrith, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best options available in Penrith.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Penrith?
Based on reviews, Station Hotel is a popular 3-star inn for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include North Lakes Hotel And Spa and Norcroft Guest House.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Penrith?
The Royal at Dockray is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other choices for your stay with the children include Acorn Guest House and The Inn On The Lake. Also, attractions such as Acorn Bank and Rookin House Activity Centre are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday in Penrith?
Macdonald Leeming House is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and a garden-view restaurant. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Shap Wells Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Penrith?
Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge is a top inn for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Shap Wells Hotel and The George Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Penrith?
Crown Inn at Pooley Bridge is a top 4-star beach guesthouse with free breakfast and free WiFi. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Blast Rubble or Stockpile.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Penrith?
North Lakes Hotel And Spa is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Another upscale choice for your stay is The Boot and Shoe.
What is the best spa hotel in Penrith?
North Lakes Hotel And Spa is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant, an indoor pool, a health club and a bar. Enjoy a facial, hot stone massage or body wrap at the on-site spa. Other popular spa hotels in Penrith include Character Cottage With Stunning Mountain Views in the Lake District and Whitbarrow Hotel.
How is it to stay in Penrith?
Travellers to Penrith give high marks for the lakeside setting and lively bar scene. Rural and secluded, this city also attracts tourists with its spas. Top sights in the city include Lake District National Park, Ullswater and Yorkshire Dales National Park. In Penrith, there are 349 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What is there to see in Penrith?
Cultural venues include Brougham Hall, Brougham Castle and Hutton in the Forest. Landmarks like Dalemain, Lowther Castle and Gardens and St Andrew’s Church might be worth a visit. The lakeside and countryside highlight the natural beauty with places to discover including Ullswater, Lake District National Park and Yorkshire Dales National Park.
How can I get around Penrith?
If you want to travel outside the area, hop on a train from Penrith Station, Langwathby Station or Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station. Penrith might not have very many public transport options to choose from, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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