Crown & Mitre Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

English Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8HZ, United Kingdom
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Crown & Mitre Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Historic hotel in the heart of Carlisle's bustling city centre.

The fantastic central location of the Crown & Mitre Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western provides a wealth of opportunities for shopping, sightseeing, celebrating or doing business.

Built on the site of the Crown & Mitre coffee ho
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Four Poster Suite, Super King Suite and Interconnecting Family Room can accommodate extra beds, these are on request with the hotel at an additional charge.
Bars, Free WIFI, Indoor Pool, Lift to all floors, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi, Twenty Four Hour Service
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets accepted
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 11:00

Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From brekkies that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered. Tuck in.

  • Peace and Plenty
  • Greenmarket
  • Mitre bar

Peace and Plenty

Open for lunch and dinner, our Peace and Plenty Restaurant has a menu to satisfy any appetite.

With its traditional fireplace, high ceilings, chandeliers, quirky artwork and lighting, it's full of character and a wonderfully atmospheric place to enjoy contemporary dishes prepared by our team of dedicated chefs.

At lunchtime, you can snack on sandwiches and light bites, while our evening a la carte menu has a mouth-watering selection of English and continental cuisine, including sea bass with chervil mash and pan-fried chicken with bubble and squeak.

Be sure to leave room for dessert as there's a selection of homemade puddings and ice-creams to tempt those with a sweet tooth, including a delectable sticky toffee pudding.

Opening hours
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 18:00 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary


Open daily for buffet breakfast

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Weekend times may vary

Mitre bar

Enjoy outstanding hospitality as you chat to family, friends or colleagues in the comfortable surroundings of the Mitre Bar. Period features including vaulted ceilings, arched stained-glass windows, tapestries and parquet flooring take you back to a bygone era as you sit back and relax.

As well as drinks, the bar serves an extensive menu throughout the day, offering everything from light bites such as sandwiches and wraps to hearty main meals like steak, burgers and Cumberland sausage and mash.

Opening hours
Weekend times may vary


Live out your dream day with a city wedding in elegant Edwardian surroundings as family and friends toast your future happiness.

By choosing to hold your celebration at the historic Crown & Mitre Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western, you can be sure of our undivided attention. From the initial first stages of looking round the venue to cutting the cake and bidding the last guest goodbye, we'll be there to look after you every step of the way.

We're licenced for civil ceremonies and have a variety of rooms that can cater for weddings of up to 400 guests. The stunning ballroom is perfect for large weddings. It has a private bar and dancefloor for evening discos and ceilidhs. The elegant Greenmarket Room offers views over the town square, while our smaller rooms are well suited to more intimate celebrations.

If you have guests travelling to Carlisle for your big day, we'll offer them special wedding accommodation rates. And, as the couple tying the knot, you'll have the luxury of spending your wedding night in our fabulous bridal suite.

For any enquiries please call Rebecca Murray on 01228 525491

Spa & Leisure facilities

Hands up who needs a pamper? We’ll provide the top-notch facilities and relaxing atmosphere, and you just turn up and enjoy. Deal?

  • Spa Facilities

Spa Facilities

Opening Times

Monday - Sunday: -

Meetings & Events

Whether you're looking to train staff, hold an exhibition, recruit employees or throw a banquet for your corporate clients, the Crown & Mitre Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is an excelle...

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Whether you're looking to train staff, hold an exhibition, recruit employees or throw a banquet for your corporate clients, the Crown & Mitre Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is an excellent choice for your next business event.

Our central location in the centre of Carlisle close to the railway station and only a short drive from the M6 makes the hotel an ideal venue for meetings, conferences and banquets for up to 400 delegates.

For the largest gatherings, we have our magnificent ballroom with large double doors giving direct access from the car park for easy loading for exhibitions. Our smaller rooms can cater for up to 100 delegates, offering you flexible meeting and dining facilities.

At the end of a productive but tiring day, your guests can relax in the hotel's indoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape
Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Edwardian Room 45 20 20 18 30
Boardroom 0 0 0 18 0
Drawing room 30 10 20 18 30
Ballroom 250 0 46 60 200

Reviews of Crown & Mitre Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 1343 reviews
Excellent 32%
Very Good 36%
Average 18%
Poor 7%
Terrible 5%

Murray T, wrote review 24/02/2020

Great stay

Was down here for work and loved every minute of it . Staff a credit to hotel and great city also is carlise. Manageress Maggie was really friendly . Highly recommend you all to pay visit to hotel . C... more


merlot37, wrote review 23/02/2020

Beautiful hotel

Stayed last minute was showing less price on the app. They would not price compare had to book through Booking.Com at desk . We then upgraded t ok the bridal suite room was beautiful coul... more


ChrisTheGingerOne, wrote review 22/02/2020

Really good stay

A booking was made directly with the hotel. During the booking phase the staff were very helpful and eager to meet our needs. They had all the parking allocated on our arrival exactly as they had prom... more


RamsdenDW, wrote review 20/02/2020

Perfect Stay

Second visit. Absolutely everything 5 star, lovely room, superb food. Special thanks to Jordan and Zoe, in fact all the staff we came into contact with, for making our stay a special experience. We wi... more


thomas c, wrote review 11/02/2020

i realy enjoyed carlisle just away for a lovely w/end

so it was realy an eye opener for things to do in carlisle it was my first time there the had a castle there was plenty restaurants to eat in the people were very friendy so if your are looking for a ... more