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Situated in the market town of Penrith, The North Gate-way to the Lake District National Park, Foundry 34 offers free Wi-Fi throughout, a brasserie restaurant, and bar. Perfect transport links; it is halfway between Carlisle and Kendal with easy access to the Lakes. This modern budget hotel has recently renovated rooms (January 2022); The rooms include an LCD smart TV, black-out curtains, and tea and coffee making facilities. Each room also offers ironing supplies, a full-length mirror, and large wardrobes. The en-suite bathroom has a power shower. Foundry 34’s restaurant serves imaginative British cuisine, with some Mediterranean influences. Dishes are prepared using seasonal, Cumbrian produce. Cocktails & local beers can be enjoyed in the bar. Lake Ullswater is just 4 miles from Foundry 34. The property is easily accessed from junction 40 of the M6 motorway and from the A66 Trans Pennine route. Come and enjoy Live Music in our bar on Saturdays and Bank Holiday Sundays.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Penrith, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.6

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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Room type
Number of guests
1 double bed
1 large double bed
2 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • C
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Good location, nicely decorated and clean rooms. Food was also to a high standard with a good varied menu available.
  • Chloe
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The property is nice and clean and perfect location for my reasoning for this trip
  • Jane
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location is perfect to get around the town. Room was nice, modern and clean. Mugs rather than cups for tea were a big bonus. The manager was extremely helpful and accommodating. Restaurant prices were very reasonable

Hotel surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Foundry 34
    • Cuisine
      British • European
    • Ambiance
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Foundry 34
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live music/performance
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Pub crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs £1.30 per hour.
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Minimarket on site
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Barber/beauty shop
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Foundry 34 takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 23:00


From 07:00 to 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic this property is currently operating on a room only basis and a contactless check-in service is available. All payments must be made prior to arrival.

Please be aware that due to the town centre location, this property can occasionally suffer from noise from traffic or people outside. The ground-floor bar is also sometimes host to live music on a Saturday, a Bank Holiday Sunday and Fridays throughout December, on an evening until 00:00 midnight. Although every care is taken to avoid it, noise can travel to the rooms. Complimentary ear plugs are available upon request.

Pay and Display parking across the road. Free Parking between 6PM and 8AM.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Foundry 34 in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Foundry 34 is closed from Thu 20 Jan 2022 until Mon 24 Jan 2022

FAQs about Foundry 34

  • Foundry 34 is 250 yards from the centre of Penrith. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Foundry 34 is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The prices at Foundry 34 may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Foundry 34 offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/performance
    • Pub crawls
    • Happy hour

  • Room options at Foundry 34 include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Family

  • Foundry 34 has 1 restaurant:

    • Foundry 34