Hotel Lisdoonie (Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom)


Hotel Lisdoonie (Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom)

About Lisdoonie

The Lisdoonie Hotel provides family-run accommodation at Victorian premises in the Cumbrian coastal town of Barrow-in-Furness, where Morecambe Bay meets the Irish Sea just south of the glorious Lake District National Park. It’s about one mile from the town centre. Bright, individually-furnished rooms boast en suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, hot drinks provisions and desks. Family rooms are offered too. Amenities comprise a relaxed lounge-bar, big screen TV room showing sports, free Wi-Fi throughout, complimentary parking, gardens and event space. A free full English breakfast is provided in the dining room, where traditional evening meals are also available. Eateries within one mile include Italian restaurants and pubs serving food. The Lisdoonie Hotel is roughly five minutes’ drive from the Dock Museum, celebrating Barrow’s shipbuilding heritage. Scenic Coniston Water is 30 minutes’ drive away. The Laurel and Hardy Museum is about 15 minutes’ drive away in Ulverston, where Stan Laurel was born.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


307 Abbey Road, LA14 5LF, Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Very good  8.3 / 10
  • Rooms
    Good  7.8 / 10
  • Service
    Good  7.5 / 10

Positive Reviews


Handy roadside location north of town centre

It pleased reviewers that Barrow-in-Furness railway station and town centre were within walking distance for shopping, amenities and restaurants. There were also bus stops conveniently outside. Drivers welcomed the proximity of a petrol station and the convenience of ample free parking. It was a short drive from the A590, A595 and M6 for access to Cumbria beauty spots, Morecambe Bay and regional visitor attractions. Furthermore, the Lake District National Park was close by, offering a paradise for outdoors enthusiasts.


Spacious, comfy and good value rooms

Budget-conscious guests often said they got a fair amount of bang for their buck as the room rates were usually competitive. There was praise for the clean and comfortable rooms, many of which were said to be spacious. Reviewers also liked the cosy beds and reliable free Wi-Fi.


Pleasant personnel and popular food

This family-run hotel benefited from professional, friendly and cheerful members of staff. Diners were positive about the hearty, freshly-made and delicious cooked breakfasts and also enjoyed the reasonably-priced optional evening meals.

Negative Reviews


Maintenance grumbles in some rooms

Several critics felt some rooms could have done with a makeover to address maintenance issues like dated decor or tired-looking furniture. It was also claimed that improvements could have been made to certain en suite bathrooms in order to bring them up to a more modern standard.


Occasional reports of cleanliness issues

It disappointed guests in some rooms that there were carpets that could have been better cleaned. Some of the en suite bathrooms could also have been more comprehensively cleaned, according to several critics.


Nuisance noise bothered light sleepers

In certain rooms, light sleepers were disturbed by occasional traffic noise from the main road outside. Noise from adjacent rooms and corridors also proved to be audible at times.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Express check-in
  2. Parking
  3. Hotel bar
  4. Conference rooms
For children
  1. Cot
Room amenities
  1. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Ironing board
  4. Openable windows
  1. Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 12:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


307 Abbey Road , LA14 5LF , Barrow-in-Furness , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1229)827312 | Fax: +44(1229)820944 | 

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