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carlisle
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61 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night and did what I needed which was a bed for the night. At £55 a little more expensive than staying as I normally do in a Travelodge. Room was clean and comfortable and a bonus double bed when was only expecting a single from the pictures on Booking.com. Would stay here again if in the... More 

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Thank CumbrianReviewer
Keith W, General Manager at The Sleepwell Inn, responded to this review

Good Evening fellow Cumbrian, Thank you for your kind recommendation for The Sleepwell Inn. It is always pleasing when guests take the time to observe then post comments on the cleanliness and comfort of the bedrooms. We do endeavor to upgrade free of charge whenever we do have a larger room or bed available, although this can not always be... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The Sleepwell Inn is the sister hotel of the Washington Central Hotel. This is a smaller hotel and was room omly. This hotel however was extremely clean and room sizes were larger than normal. The interior of the hotel is impressive and worth viewing. Wouldn't recommend for families due to no breakfast being available. There is no service at this... More 

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Keith W, General Manager at The Sleepwell Inn, responded to this review

Good Evening Tracey, Your recent reservation at the Sleepwell inn is much appreciated as is the time taken to post a review. Your observations on room sizes and cleanliness are most welcome. Breakfast are available at the Washington Central hotel at £10 per person, but as you state not included in the normal room only rates. Thank you. Keith More 

Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Decided to have a weekend in the lakes with my wife as she had never been after booking early we headed of on the 30th April 2016 we arrived in Workington went to book in and was directed across to a scruffy looking hotel building across the road by the lady on the reception on entering the building it did... More 

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at The Sleepwell Inn, responded to this review

Good afternoon Mr and Mrs Dorans, Thank you for taking your valuable time to post a review on trip advisor. We value all reviews whether they are of a positive or negative nature, unfortunately on this occasion your review falls into the latter category. Your observations on the levels of housekeeping, do surprise myself and the housekeeping team, as we... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We made a last minute (on the day) booking via booking.com to stay here as we were passing through to visit Keswick. The Sleepwell is part of the Central Hotel which is located just across the street and is where check-in takes place. We were surprised when we got our keys and returned to our building; to find the beautifully... More 

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at The Sleepwell Inn, responded to this review

Aimee, thank you for your reservation and a genuine accurate review of our Sleepwell Inn facility. Your appreciation of the décor, maintenance and cleanliness is most welcome. As a town centre hotel noise can be an issue at times from the nearby roads or local bars. We are a privately owned family establishment, managed from The Washington Central hotel. So... More 

Lanarkshire
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96 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We stayed here for a long weekend. I was contacted by one of the staff to ask what time we expected to be arriving as we had resquested an early check in. (Yes, they do do them!) Imagine the surprise when the receptionist from the hotel over the road advises that we could get into our room until 2pm! What... More 

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kawildwchotel, General Manager at The Sleepwell Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review for the Sleepwell Inn. We are pleased that you found the facilities to be clean and modern with efficient staff. Our town centre location can cause parking issues , however we do have additional free parking nearby. Please ask at reception on your next visit and they will... More 

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30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2014

I booked in four nights, car parking an initial issue, where is it? then reception.. where is it? found all that, turning into a push-me-pull-you!! (going over the road and back). The room was different a sort of bendy road shape (best describes it) very well presented until I went to sleep!! I'm sure the guy next door had a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

First off, the gentleman on reception upon check in was extremely welcoming and a friendly individual who helped with an array or questions I had regarding the limited parking, use of facilities, local area etc. Cannot fault him at all...but after that things went a little downhill. I was staying in the residence across the road called the Sleepwell Inn... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Recently stayed at The Sleepwell Inn, (last weekend). We know Workington well and knew this converted bar is very well located right in the centre of town, so great for night life, the closest and one of the busiest bars in town, Yankees only about 25 metres away. The reception is unfortunately located in the sister hotel about 150 metres... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

The bedroom was fine, clean and tidy, although the bed was very hard and one of the chairs was a little tired. The staff at the reception (in the Washington Hotel across the road) were helpful and cheerful despite our delayed late night check-in. The breakfast, also across the road, was good and again the staff were helpful and friendly.... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Used this hotel as a base to start the coast to coast cycle route. It's sister hotel is across the road, where you leave all your kit. The hotel is not staffed and you get a key entry card again at the sister hotel. Rooms are ok, clean and tidy, the beds are poor, very hard and cheap quality, as... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The newly refurbished Sleepwell Inn has been upgraded to 4 star guest accommodation with the AA. The Sleepwell Inn is quality good value accommodation, located 100 metres from its sister hotel The Washington Central Hotel. Offering stylish, modern and comfortable accommodation in a town centre location. Guests have use of the Washington Central Hotels facilities, including full use of the hotel leisure club, pool and spa, Central bistro and bar and its front of house services. Reservations and check in/out are all completed at the Washington Central hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sleepwell Inn

Address: Washington Street, Workington CA14 3AX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Workington
Price Range: €103 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sleepwell Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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“On entering make sure you get a room to the right hand side away from the club!”
 of 5 bubbles HiltzTheCoolerKing, 26 Mar 2015 | Read review
“WIFI brilliant!!”
 of 5 bubbles Bigfella72, 28 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Make sure you find out what days the club is closed to ensure you don't get awakened by the music.”
 of 5 bubbles Z6502QSpaulb, 9 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The Sleepwell inn is located just off the local circuit, the round through town the revellers use from bar to bar, it can get a little lively and a bit noisy, we never notices it as had a rear facing room but its something to be aware of.”
 of 5 bubbles prestoncouple2013, 26 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Any room away from the main road would help”
 of 5 bubbles garytw61, 23 Sep 2013 | Read review
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