George Hotel

George HotelThe traditional George Hotel stands in the very centre of the bustling market town of Penrith on the edge of the Lake District and the North Pennines. Enter through the George Hotel's revolving doors and experience quality and tradition to remind you of bygone days. The nostalgic wood panelling and old local wall prints combine to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, where many generations of loyal visitors have returned time after time. Make this lovely hotel your own homely base when visiting the Lake District and the North Pennines.
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Hotel details

For business events, the George Hotel offers 3 conference rooms with a capacity of up to 120. All conference rooms have Wi-Fi connectivity and the surrounding areas offer a excellent range of corporate and team building events. Wedding ceremonies and receptions for up to 120 guests can be catered for, and the hotel also holds a civil wedding license. At Christmas, the George Hotel comes to life with festive lights and activities. The hotel is adorned with traditional decorations which take you back to the golden age of true hospitality, service and comfort. The George's festive party nights are held from mid-November to mid-January. Clearly ‘These offer a fantastic menu to suit all tastes, a disco with fun party games and prizes, beautiful function rooms with spectacular decorations, decorative tables with streamers, party hats and much, much more!! Families with young children are very welcome. On request, the hotel can provide baby baths, cots, listening service, early tea/dinner, high chairs and special menus.

General information

Rating : 3 stars
Size : 35 rooms
Currency : GBP
Check-in: from 14:30 to 23:00
Check-out : 07:30 to 11:00


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pets Allowed
  • Bar
  • Newspapers
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Heating
  • Luggage Storage


  • Golf Course (within 3 km)


  • Room Service
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Laundry
  • Breakfast in the Room
  • Bridal Suite
  • Internet Services
  • Packed Lunches
  • Fax/Photocopying


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Food & Beverages

Overlooking Penrith’s main street, the Devonshire Restaurant serves contemporary English cuisine, with strong traditional influences, in a light and relaxing atmosphere. All meals are prepared using fresh, locally sourced produce (where possible). a cuisine that is contemporary English with strong traditional influences. For a more informal meal, The Oak Bar is the ideal setting, serving traditional bar meals beside the open fire. All meals are accompanied by a fine choice of specially selected wines from the Old and New Worlds. When making your booking, why not take advantage of the George’s dinner offer and upgrade for a small additional cost? This will include a 3-course à la carte evening meal. Make sure you request it in your booking and the hotel will do the rest!

Please note that there is a required deposit per person (not per room). This amount is non-refundable. Extra beds are available in some rooms, please enquire at time of booking.


Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge. 


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable. 

Location & area


Devonshire St
CA11 7SU Penrith

Travel information

By car From the m6, leave the motorway at Junction 40 from the south or 41 from the north. Follow the signs for Penrith town centre. Once you enter the town centre itself you will see 'Woolworth's' on your right. Immediately after that turn left. After a few yards the road opens up; our car park in entered via the archway on the right. By rail to Penrith. Continue by taxi, bus or walk. (1/2 mile) By air to Newcastle (90 miles) or Manchester (120 miles): continue by coach or train.

Area information

Just 4 miles away from Lake Ullswater, Penrith is the hub of the Eden Valley and the gateway to the Lake District. It is an interesting shopping centre with a good mix of traditional shops and sophisticated arcades where such items such as famed Penrith toffee and fudge, traditional Cumberland sausage and intriguing work of local artists and crafts people, are to be found. The Tuesday market is just one of the many activities Penrith offers all year round. In May it is home to the May Day Gala Parade, in June the ever popular Appleby Horse Fair is held and in August the Agricultural Show, Lowther Show and Pottery Festival attracts many visitors. Once the capital of Cumbria and the trading link between north and south, Penrith still maintains excellent transport links via the train station and nearby M6 motorway.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 7 days before date of arrival, a fixed amount of GBP 60 will be charged.  If cancelled up to 2 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of all nights will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

A fixed amount of GBP 80 per room will be charged on the day of booking and is non-refundable. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  One child under 2 years stays free of charge in a baby cot.  Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy