Call our reservations team on 01900 65772 – Best rates always guaranteed direct

Spring Weekend Break Offers
From £99 for 2 people for 1 night or £150 for 2 nights

BEST RATES GUARANTEED WHEN BOOKED DIRECT – call today on 01900 65772 or email

At the Washington Central Hotel and Sleepwell Inn, we want you to part of our family.

Coronavirus Update

We are very sad to announce that we are unfortunately temporarily closed due to the measures taken to tackle COVID-19. We have made this decision to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and communities.
We are not going anywhere and our staff will be back to give you that extra special welcome that they are know for as soon as it is safe to do so.
You can contact us if you need to urgently by emailing We aim to check this most days and will respond when we can. 

We can also confirm:

  • Gift Vouchers will be extended for 3 months
  • Coffee Shop, Bar and Bistro Closed – No take away service
  • Swimming Lessons will be postponed (we will run the lessons when it is safe to do so and make sure we catch up)
  • Leisure Members – please bear with us – we will look at this when the longer term implications become clear
  • Accommodation – Closed – we are looking to take bookings from 1st June 2020 – however this will be constantly under review following government advice. 
  • Events bookings – please get in touch on for any future or current bookings
We never felt that we would have to communicate such a message, but really hope you all and your families remain isolated at home and will remain healthy and well.
We will keep upto date with the latest government advice and we look forward to seeing you in the future.
Stay safe,
Dobie Family and Staff x

About Us

The Dobie Family built the Washington Central Hotel over 30 years ago and we pride ourselves on our family independent feel and creating a home from home for our guests and visitors.

We are proud of our friendly and professional hotel staff who always offer a warm Cumbrian welcome and excellent service.

The hotel is located in the centre of Workington, a West Cumbrian coastal town within easy reach of the Lake District National Park and Solway Coast. We are also a few steps from the town centre shops, bars and restaurants.

Awarded 4 star rating by the AA and Visit Britain, we offer over 80 bedrooms, five meeting and conference suites and a variety of dining and drinking options, as well as a spa and gym.

We look forward to offering you a warm welcome and hope you enjoy your visit.

From the Dobie Family and all our lovely staff xx




Read all our Testimonials…..

Food was great in the restaurant , as was the breakfast , helpful , friendly staff and clean rooms , well equipped leisure facilities including steam room , sauna and hot tub , would recommend this hotel to anyone , thanks Washington Central , will be back
July 2015