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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Bassenthwaite Lake, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YD, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to stay We stayed in room 4 shower a little tight, but we are slightly larger, I like to be honest. The view we woke up to was the best moment absolutely spectacular. The breakfast cooked by the owner or his son was really plentiful a very well cooked. Whole hotel very clean and lots of extras bathrobes... More

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York, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

booked this hotel for the weekend at the beginning of august, couldnt ask for any better!! Rooms were spacious and very clean, staff were very helpful, breakfast had a good variety to choose from, would definately stay here again and would highly recommend it to others.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A very charming and well kept house with stunning views and yet close to the A66. A superb breakfast and quality service fully worth its 4 star rating. The room we stayed in was very clean and bright.

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Liverpool
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Great place to stay rooms were spotless,all little things like hankies,slippers,dressing gowns all you needed in the bathroom. We found the owner very helpful and pleasant so were the staff. The food was fabulous loads of it. Could not say a wrong thing about this B & B and the view we had from our window was spectacular. Also it... More

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Keighley
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

A beautiful b&b in a stunning location rooms are to a high standard, well decorated and clean. Breakfast has a good range of hit & cold options and all locally sourced. The free wifi is also great. Owners are friendly and accommodating. Prices are good too!

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bolton,lancs,
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My wife and I stayed here recently for Fri & Sat evening. We had previously stayed at the Pheasant across the road and decided we liked the area so would return and try somewhere different. I found Link house on the internet and booked after reading some great reviews about it. All true as proved when we visited! The place... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stayed here for 1 night 17th February and we had a wonderful time. We wished we had been able to stay for longer. Definitely stay here again. The owner was very helpful and we had an excellent breakfast before starting out on our 200 mile journey home. The room was very clean and had everything we needed. We only... More

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Leicestershire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Just had a really nice stay at Link House. The guest house is overlooking Brassenthwaite lake with great views of Skiddor. Very cosy house with everything we needed for a weekend stay. The bedroom was nice and warm and had a very comfy bed, just what we needed after a long walk in the mountains! Great breakfast provided by the... More

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Birmingham
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29 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We stayed in the B&B as a result of a miss up by Hotel.com. We stayed for one night. The place was very clean and tidy. However, for a strange reason we felt like the atmosphere was quite dry and unwelcome. Don't get wrong, the owner was very polite and helpful but it was one of those thing. The room... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Indeed nice food, comfy bed, clean with delicious breakfast and completely deserviing of their high ratings. Here's our but......we felt the owner should have pointed out at the time of booking or made it clear on his website that if one is a large person then room 4 is not for you. It's shower cubicle is TINY! I was able... More

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Atkins21, Owner at Link House, responded to this review

After your comments we measured the shower. It's a 760 mm square tray with a corner opening which is an industry standard size. I am a size 18/20, my husband is 6 foot and over 15 stone and we have no problems getting in and out to clean it and no other guests have said they had problems fitting in... More

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Address: Bassenthwaite Lake, Bassenthwaite CA13 9YD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bassenthwaite
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Link House 4*
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Link House Bassenthwaite/Keswick, Lake District

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Link House is a late Victorian Country Guest House, situated on the edge of Bassenthwaite Lake, near the Cumbrian towns of Keswick and Cockermouth, with stunning views of both forests and fells. Traditionally built in the late Victorian age, this country house enjoys stunning views of the forest and surrounding fells including the 3046 feet Skiddaw. The sunny aspect gives a warm and comfortable atmosphere in which to relax and feel at home. We are situated almost half-way between the towns of Keswick and Cockermouth, birthplace of William Wordsworth and the oldest town in Cumbria, just off the A66 at the northern tip of Bassenthwaite Lake. Link House is easy to find. In the quieter part of the Lake District National Park, yet with access to many interesting places to visit such as the Whinlatter Visitor Centre where the Ospreys who nest nearby each year, can be viewed. A peaceful location for the serious walker or for touring by car: everyone claims that — but here it’s true! ... more   less 
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