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“Great venue for a memorable 18th birthday weekend”
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11 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 24
Cockermouth, Lake District, Cumbria, England

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Very good - based on 66 reviews
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Jan D
Coventry, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great venue for a memorable 18th birthday weekend”
Reviewed 11 May 2012 for a stay in May 2012

Fantastic place to stay. Even though it's a bit away from the fells of the Lake District, the views across the Solway Firth are gorgeous - especially the sunsets! Dining room is brilliant for meals together for 24 people and the kitchen is really well equipped. Bedrooms great. Really warm and plenty of hot water whenever you need it. Garden was a lovely surprise - room for football. The pool room was much appreciated too.

All in all a brilliant place to stay.

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Liked best: The dining room.
Liked least: No large lounge where everyone could congregate.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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DBR5252
Edinburgh Scotland UK
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Second time to the Big White House for 2 days conference”
Reviewed 26 March 2012 for a stay in March 2012

I have used the Big White House twice now for corporate events and must say I would use again due to location, size and facilities. They have redone a few rooms in the house from my last stay there and its been tastefullly done. We would recommend this site to others no problem.

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Liked best: location and size of property
Liked least: lack of extention cables and pop up screen for presentations
Travelling group: Large Group/Tour
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Rich C
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
“Lovely, well kept, well furnished, well equipped large house.”
Reviewed 15 March 2012 for a stay in March 2012

Couldn't believe how lovely the house looked from the online pictures and wasn't disappointed on arrival.

Incredibly well equipped kitchen and dining area. There was enough crockery, cutlery etc. that you could load up BOTH dishwashers after a day's eating and drinking!

The pool table was in full working order (important to me!) and a great asset for us to have!

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Liked best: The pool table!!
Liked least: Couldn't get the wi-fi to work.
Travelling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Redditch
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“2nd time here and look forward to the 3rd!”
Reviewed 12 March 2012 for a stay in March 2012

We stayed here 4 years ago for my father in laws 80th and have just got back from a week celebrating our Silver Wedding Anniversary with many, many family and friends. We loved the place 4 years ago but are so impressed with the changes that have been made since.
Once again, we had an absaloutely amazing time and look forward to another stay.
Anyone who is considering a large familly get together should definitely consider this place. It is huge, with so much space and everything has been thought of.
2 well equiped TV rooms and a pool table in its own room saw to those who didn't simply want to sit, drink and recall fond memories of our last 25 years together!! (till silly oclock in the morning most days). The summer house in the garden was also a godsend for those still of a tobacco persuasion!

All the bedrooms are comfortable, each having its own toilet, so no big queues when you "needed to go"!

Also a mention for the pub in the village - The Bar n Bistro, where Hal and Andy always made us so welcome whenever we took a stroll down there (well worth it).

Finally, thank you so much to all our friends and family who shared such a special week with us.

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Liked best: The size, scale and comfort of
Liked least: Having to leave!
Travelling group: Large Group/Tour
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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ScotlandW...
Scotland
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Weekend Stay at Big WhiteHhouse”
Reviewed 2 February 2012 for a stay in January 2012

Family get together of three generations....we all enjoyed our stay...rooms all clean, comfortable, warm and very well equipped house. Hope to return again

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Liked best: Large Dinning table marvellous for our large family Burns Supper
Liked least: Don't think there was anything we liked least at the Big White House
Travelling group: Large Group/Tour
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
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