Stobart Truckstops Ltd

Parkhouse Road, Kingstown Industrial EstCA3 0JRCarlisleUnited Kingdom
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About Stobart Truckstops Ltd

Welcoming guests of all types, Stobart Truckstops Ltd offers basic motel-style lodgings at low-rise premises off the M6 in the northern outskirts of Carlisle, Cumbria. Located less than three miles from the city centre, this budget truckstop offers free secured parking.

Bright, simple rooms with no frills decor boast en suite or shared bathrooms, Freeview televisions and tea and coffee-making facilities and bedside lights.

Amenities comprise a 24-hour reception, on-site petrol pumps, cash machines, meeting space and a convenience store.

There’s an on-site restaurant and bar serving cooked breakfasts and simple meals all day. There are also pubs serving food and fast food restaurants situated within half-a-mile.

Stobart Truckstops Ltd is roughly five miles from Brunton Park, where football fans can cheer on Carlisle United. The Lake District National Park is about 40 minutes’ drive away for outdoor pursuits and spellbinding scenery. Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery is about ten minutes’ drive away.

Contact

Parkhouse Road, Kingstown Industrial Est, CA3 0JR, Carlisle, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1228)534192 |

Top amenities

  • WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Wellness centre / Spa

Room facilities

  • Central heating
  • Television

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Warm welcome and affordable meals

According to many visitors, nothing was too much trouble for the friendly and obliging members of staff who offered a warm welcome and a swift check-in. Diners enjoyed the tasty, affordable and plentiful meals, including all day breakfasts, available at the on-site restaurant.

Convenient location off the motorway

This simple truckstop was easily accessed from the M6, A7 and A689, which was a bonus for drivers who also welcomed the ample free parking with strong security features. Moreover, there was petrol sold on-site. There were also handy conveniences nearby like supermarkets and bus stops. Motorists mentioned it was easy to get to Carlisle city centre with its medieval castle and railway station plus sports venues, golf courses and beauty spots like the gorgeous Lake District National Park.

Simple rooms at wallet-friendly prices

The rooms were reportedly basic but had all the essentials for a quick stopover on a budget. Many reviewers felt their stays represented good value for money because the room rates were usually low. Many guests said their cheap and cheerful rooms were more than satisfactorily clean and comfy for a shorter stay.

Negative Reviews

Minor maintenance and cleanliness grumbles

Critics occasionally mentioned cleanliness and maintenance issues in some rooms. These included tired-looking decor, aging mattresses and marked walls plus carpets and bathrooms that could have been more thoroughly cleaned.

Nuisance noises encountered

Several light sleepers remarked that certain rooms facing the parking lot or main road were exposed to occasional vehicle noise. Others were sometimes bothered by sounds like slamming doors and footsteps from adjoining rooms and corridors.

Critics noted drawbacks with certain rooms

It was claimed by some travellers that they would have slept better if the rooms had contained blackout blinds. Others were disappointed that some rooms didn't contain en suite bathrooms.

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