Located 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); boutique-style 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 private 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.

This is our guests' favorite part of Penrith, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Foundry 34 has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 17, 2014

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Penrith, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.5

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Foundry 34

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • I am looking to do the coast to coast and wanted to know do you have a bike store
    Good morning. Yes we have cycle storage for up to 12 bikes. best wishes
    Answered on June 21, 2020
  • How much to add breakfast for 2
    Hi Breakfast isnt an option or available in July to add breakfast from August onwards is £12 each best wishes
    Answered on July 11, 2020
  • Do you have parking please ?
    hello parking is available in the public car park opposite us.
    Answered on July 2, 2022
  • I have a 9am training day booked at Roundhorn Country House Beacon Edge how far away is that from your hotel and approximate drive time please
    Roundthorn is a 5 Minute Drive from Foundry34 it is located just up the hill (fell lane) and turn right.
    Answered on May 16, 2022
  • Do you take small dogs ? Miniature dachshund?
    Good afternoon I am afraid we do not accept Pets into the building. Sorry for any inconvenience. I believe North Lakes & The George Hotel locally ha...
    Answered on February 13, 2022
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Foundry 34

    Food: British, European

Amenities of Foundry 34
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bar crawls
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 1.30 per hour.
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center 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
  • Convenience store on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules Foundry 34 takes special requests – add in the next step!


4:00 PM - 11:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Diners Club Debit card Foundry 34 accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

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 center 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 minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

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

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

Foundry 34: Closed from Thu, Jan 20, 2022 until Mon, Jan 24, 2022

FAQs about Foundry 34

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Foundry 34 by:

    • Train 2h

  • Check-in at Foundry 34 is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Foundry 34 may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Foundry 34 has 1 restaurant:

    • Foundry 34

  • Foundry 34 is 800 feet from the center of Penrith.

  • Room options at Foundry 34 include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Family

  • Guests staying at Foundry 34 can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Live music/Performance
    • Bar crawls
    • Happy hour