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Alexander Guest House
Alexander Guest House
9.6 Excellent

0.5 mi from city centre, Gretna Show on map

ExcellentBased on 143 reviews
9.6

Located within the scenic countryside of Gretna Green, Alexander Guest House Gretna Green offers comfortable accommodation and a wide range of facilities, including free Wi-Fi, a library and luggage storage. It also provides laundry facilities, room service and a terrace.

The Belted Will Inn
The Belted Will Inn
9.4 Excellent

11.2 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

ExcellentBased on 90 reviews
9.4

The Belted Will Inn is situated in Brampton and features complimentary wireless internet. It also provides a terrace, luggage storage and room service.

Bessiestown Country Guesthouse
Bessiestown Country Guesthouse
9.5 Excellent

13.6 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

ExcellentBased on 129 reviews
9.5

Bessiestown Country Guesthouse offers 5-star accommodation in Penton. It also provides a wake-up service.

Cornerhouse Guesthouse
Cornerhouse Guesthouse
9.0 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

ExcellentBased on 848 reviews
9.0

Located within a 10-minute walk of Carlisle Railway Station, Cornerhouse Guesthouse is a convenient base while in Carlisle. Guests can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

Cumbria Park Hotel
Cumbria Park Hotel
7.9 Good

0.9 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

GoodBased on 1,490 reviews
7.9

Cumbria Park Hotel offers a historic setting when in Carlisle. The various amenities this Victorian hotel features include a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and laundry facilities.

Crown Hotel
Crown Hotel
8.4 Excellent

4.0 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1,161 reviews
8.4

Located in Carlisle, Crown Hotel Wetheral is within a 20-minute drive of Carlisle Lake District Airport and offers a sauna and an indoor pool. The numerous amenities this elegant hotel has to offer include a kids club, laundry facilities and squash courts.

Milton Hilltop Hotel
Milton Hilltop Hotel
7.1 Good

0.8 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

GoodBased on 3,264 reviews
7.1

Milton Hilltop Hotel is located in Carlisle and is close to North Pennines. It offers a sauna, a heated pool and free Wi-Fi access.

Premier Inn Carlisle M6 J44
Premier Inn Carlisle M6 J44

2.5 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Premier Inn Carlisle provides a contemporary setting while in Carlisle. The various amenities this cosy hotel has to offer include luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.

Arkale Lodge
Arkale Lodge

0.5 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Arkale Lodge provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in Carlisle. It is close to the area's tourist hot spots and is within walking distance of Carlisle Railway Station.

Home From Home
Home From Home
10.0 Excellent

8.1 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1 review
10.0

Home From Home Longtown provides comfortable 4-star accommodation in Longtown. It also offers laundry facilities, wireless internet and a safe.

Tips for booking a Carlisle hotel

Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Carlisle:$87/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$7/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$45 - $156
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$47 - $107
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Carlisle hotels

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Abbey Court Guest House
Abbey Court Guest House
9.2 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Located within a 10-minute walk of Carlisle Railway Station, Abbey Court Guest House is an ideal base when in Carlisle. It offers free Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and laundry facilities.

2
Crown Hotel
Crown Hotel
8.4 Excellent

4.0 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Located in Carlisle, Crown Hotel Wetheral is within a 20-minute drive of Carlisle Lake District Airport and offers a sauna and an indoor pool. The numerous amenities this elegant hotel has to offer include a kids club, laundry facilities and squash courts.

3
ibis Carlisle City Centre
ibis Carlisle City Centre
8.6 Excellent

0.2 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Located a short walk from Carlisle Bus Station, the hotel is an ideal base while in Carlisle. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.

4
Cumbria Park Hotel
Cumbria Park Hotel
7.9 Good

0.9 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Cumbria Park Hotel offers a historic setting when in Carlisle. The various amenities this Victorian hotel features include a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and laundry facilities.

5
Carlisle Station Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by BW
Carlisle Station Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by BW
7.4 Good

0.1 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Located a short walk from Carlisle Bus Station, the hotel is a convenient base while in Carlisle. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

6
Days Inn by Wyndham Gretna Green M74
Days Inn by Wyndham Gretna Green M74
7.7 Good

1.2 mi from city centre, Gretna Show on map

Days Inn Hotel Gretna Green is ideally positioned in peaceful surrounds in Gretna Green, a short drive from Carlisle Cathedral. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.

7
County Hotel
County Hotel
7.0 Good

0.1 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

This Carlisle hotel is located within a 10-minute walk of Carlisle Bus Station. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

Cheapest hotels in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Cornerhouse Guesthouse
Cornerhouse Guesthouse
9.0 Excellent

0.4 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Located within a 10-minute walk of Carlisle Railway Station, Cornerhouse Guesthouse is a convenient base while in Carlisle. Guests can also make use of complimentary wireless internet.

$32
Avg. per night
Days Inn by Wyndham Gretna Green M74
Days Inn by Wyndham Gretna Green M74
7.7 Good

1.2 mi from city centre, Gretna Show on map

Days Inn Hotel Gretna Green is ideally positioned in peaceful surrounds in Gretna Green, a short drive from Carlisle Cathedral. It also offers luggage storage, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.

$36
Avg. per night
Travelodge Carlisle Central
Travelodge Carlisle Central
10.0 Excellent

0.1 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

A 10-minute walk from Carlisle Bus Station, the hotel has a convenient setting, making it an ideal base while in Carlisle. It is conveniently located for those wishing to sightsee in the area.

$38
Avg. per night
Stobart Truckstops Ltd
Stobart Truckstops Ltd
8.1 Excellent

2.5 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Stobart Truckstops Ltd is located in Carlisle and is close to RAF Carlisle. It also offers a 24-hour reception.

$38
Avg. per night
Milton Hilltop Hotel
Milton Hilltop Hotel
7.1 Good

0.8 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Milton Hilltop Hotel is located in Carlisle and is close to North Pennines. It offers a sauna, a heated pool and free Wi-Fi access.

$41
Avg. per night
County Hotel
County Hotel
7.0 Good

0.1 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

This Carlisle hotel is located within a 10-minute walk of Carlisle Bus Station. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

$45
Avg. per night
Premier Inn Carlisle M6 J44
Premier Inn Carlisle M6 J44

2.5 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Premier Inn Carlisle provides a contemporary setting while in Carlisle. The various amenities this cosy hotel has to offer include luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.

$54
Avg. per night
ibis Carlisle City Centre
ibis Carlisle City Centre
8.6 Excellent

0.2 mi from city centre, Carlisle Show on map

Located a short walk from Carlisle Bus Station, the hotel is an ideal base while in Carlisle. It is ideally positioned for those wanting to visit local attractions.

$54
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Carlisle

2 stars and under

$32 - $102

ibis Carlisle City Centre

#1 Most popular

$54
Avg. per night
Abbey Court Guest House

#2 Most popular

$102
Avg. per night
Cornerhouse Guesthouse

Best value

$32
Avg. per night
3 stars

$36 - $122

Travelodge Carlisle Central

#1 Most popular

$38
Avg. per night
Cumbria Park Hotel

#2 Most popular

$62
Avg. per night
Days Inn by Wyndham Gretna Green M74
$36
Avg. per night
4 stars +

$56 - $130

Townhouse Bed & Breakfast

#1 Most popular

$87
Avg. per night
Crown Hotel

#2 Most popular

Crown Hotel
8.4 Excellent
$103
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Where to stay in Carlisle

About Carlisle

Perched between the borders of England and Scotland, Carlisle boasts 2,000 years of history. Castles, cathedrals, towers and museums showcase the past, while craft cocktails bars and gastro pubs usher in modern trends.

Things to do

Nicknamed the “Crimson Castle” for its distinctive red sandstone construction, Carlisle Castle houses the Cumbria Museum of Military Life. Inside, you’ll find a large collection of military artefacts, including weapons, uniforms, medals and medieval graffiti. Explore the castle’s dungeon, before heading over to Tullie House Museum to see exhibits highlighting the Bronze Age and Industrial Revolution.

Walk over to Hadrian’s Wall to explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail. Tromp in the footsteps of famous soldiers or take a narrated bus tour that stops at Birdoswald Roman Fort. Feel like a longer trek? Rent a bicycle and follow Hadrian’s Cycleway, which continues along the Cumbrian Coast.

Spend some time exploring Carlisle Cathedral in the historic quarter. It features stained-glass windows from the 14th century, medieval panel paintings and an ornate Flemish altarpiece. Afterwards, have a drink at Old Bank City Pub and Chop House.

The Lane Bar hosts several venues in the same location, including The Reading Room and its cosy library-style nook for drinks, books and conversation. You can sample single malt scotch while admiring Georgian architecture at Monty’s Bar, then enjoy craft beer and eclectic music at The Cellar. If you’re travelling with the family, visit The Garden and Porch for an evening of stargazing.

Getting around

Transportation in Carlisle includes buses, minibuses, shuttles and taxis. Rental cars are available in the city or from Newcastle Airport, about an hour’s drive away.

Carlisle travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Carlisle?

    ibis Carlisle City Centre is a very popular hotel in Carlisle with a score of 8.6 from 2,810 reviews. Carlisle Station Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by BW (7.4 from 1,145 reviews) and Crown & Mitre Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western (8.0 from 1,933 reviews) are also highly rated Carlisle hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near Carlisle Castle?

    ibis Carlisle City Centre is a popular hotel near Carlisle Castle that is highly recommended, with a score of 8.6 across 2,810 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Carlisle cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Carlisle is $107 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Carlisle?

    $38/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Carlisle by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.