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Willowbeck Lodge - Carlisle
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Milton Hilltop Hotel - Carlisle
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Top tips for finding Carlisle hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Carlisle, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Carlisle in January and February.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Carlisle if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 22 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Carlisle hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Carlisle found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £34, while the most expensive was £196.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Carlisle for 1 day.
  • If you're looking for a decent near Carlisle with easy access to the beautiful River Esk and River Eden, then check out Travelodge Carlisle North. It's situated close on the M6 so getting to either river is simple.
  • If you're in search of a place to stay that is popular amongst backpackers, then check out Carlisle City Hostel which is located right in the city's historic centre.
  • When shopping around for great deals on the most luxury hotels in Carlisle, the cheapest four-star hotel that you can find include the highly rated Cartref Guest House which is in walking distance of the city centre.
  • For a cheap hotel within driving distance of Carlisle and the Scottish border, then check out inexpensive places such as The Graham Arms Hotel and The Sycamore Tree which are only around 9 miles from the city centre, and around 8 miles from Gretna in Scotland.
  • If you want to stay in the countryside but still be within driving distance of Carlisle attractions like Hadrian’s Wall and Carlisle Castle, accommodation outside the town, such as Long Byres Holiday Cottages or Willowbeck Lodge, are great options. These residences are just a 30min drive from Hadrian's Wall and a 15-20min drive from the town centre.
  • You can save money on your trip to Carlisle if you book hotels located slightly further from the town, such as the Days Inn by Wyndham Gretna Green M74 or the Cumbria Park Hotel. These hotels are well-connected to Carlisle city centre by road. The Days Inn is just around a 20min drive from Carlisle, while the Cumbria Park Hotel is located approx. 5min by car from the city centre.
  • For great access to Carlisle’s historical attractions, such as Carlisle Cathedral or the Tuille House Museum & Art Gallery, it is advisable to book a hotel in the town centre. Options such as the Crown & Mitre Hotel are conveniently located just a few minutes’ walk from the cathedral.
  • Want to save money on accommodation and hit the shops when you get to Carlisle? Book a cheap hotel in the city centre, such as Travelodge Carlisle Central or the County Hotel, and enjoy easy access to Carlisle’s main shopping street, which is located just a 5min walk away.
  • If you’re looking for a hotel in Carlisle with beautiful surroundings and large-scale facilities for a group of guests, why not try the Solway Lodge? Located near the Solway Firth, this hotel has scenic grounds and caters for large parties and weddings.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Carlisle

  • What are the best hotels in Carlisle near the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery?

    The Crown & Mitre Hotel is best and nearest hotel to the Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, you can reach the museum within around 5min by foot along Castle Street. Alternatively, if you’re looking for a cheaper stay, the Carlisle City Hostel is only about 2min walk away.

  • Which hotels in Carlisle have spa and pool facilities available?

    For spa facilities, you can stay at The Crown Hotel, which as a pool perfect for single travellers, couples, and families. While the sauna and steam room facilities are available to anyone over 16 years of age. In addition, there are gym facilities if you feel like an energy boost in the morning.

  • Which hotels in Carlisle city centre offer free parking services?

    If you’re looking for free parking, then The County Hotel, which is located next to the city’s train station has free parking for guests. The up-market Crown & Mitre Hotel also offers free parking and is just around the corner from Carlisle Cathedral.

  • Are there hotels near transport links in Carlisle?

    Carlisle’s main train station is located in the town centre and is conveniently situated near several hotels. Passengers arriving at Carlisle station can stay at hotels such as the Carlisle Station Hotel, the Cornerways Guest House, or the Ibis Carlisle City Centre, which are all just a 3-5min walk from the station.

  • Which are the best hotels for staying in Carlisle on business?

    If you are travelling to Carlisle for work, you can find hotels within walking distance of Carlisle’s People First Conference Centre. Hotels such as the Crown & Mitre Hotel and the Carlisle Station Hotel are just a 5min walk across the river from the centre. You can also stay at the Milton Hilltop Hotel, which offers excellent business and conference facilities.

  • Where are the best places to stay for leisure and relaxation?

    Carlisle has plenty of relaxing outdoor activities available. If you’re travelling to Carlisle for leisure, you can stay at the Crown Hotel, which is located around 10min from Carlisle golf course by car and has gym facilities and a swimming pool for guests. It is also surrounded by scenic countryside, making it a tranquil spot for a relaxing getaway.

  • Where is the best place to stay with kids?

    If you’re visiting Carlisle with kids, the town centre is an ideal location for you. Booking a hotel in the town centre, such as the Premier Inn Carlisle or the County Hotel, keeps you within walking distance of great central attractions, like the Eden Rock climbing centre and Carlisle Castle, which kids will enjoy. The town centre is also just a 20min drive from kid-friendly outdoor activities, such as Watchtree Nature Reserve, which is located to the west of the town.

  • What are the best hotels near Carlisle Castle?

    If you are looking for a hotel close to Carlisle Castle, you should consider staying at The County Hotel, Travelodge Carlisle Central and Crown & Mitre Hotel, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Carlisle?

    The average price of a double room in Carlisle is £81, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as £29.

  • How much is a hotel in Carlisle for tonight?

    The best deal for a 3-star hotel room in Carlisle found by KAYAK users in the last 3 hours was £40, while a 4-star hotel room the lowest price was £59. The cheapest room found overall was for £29.

  • How much is a hotel in Carlisle for this weekend?

    KAYAK users found 3-star hotel rooms in Carlisle for this weekend from £37 and 4-star hotel rooms from £73. The cheapest room in Carlisle for the same date was £37 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Carlisle?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Carlisle districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Carlisle city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Carlisle hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Carlisle that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Cumbria Park Hotel, Crown & Mitre Hotel and Willowbeck Lodge.

Where to stay in Carlisle?

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