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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   High Street | Pooley Bridge, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2NH, 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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Berlin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This B&B is situated in the stunning lakeland village of Pooley Bridge. The rooms are warm and cosy and immaculately kept. The traditional English breakfasts set you up for the day and the location is ideal for striking out to all parts of the Lake district. The ferry if you choose to take a cruise along beautiful Ullswater Lake is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just got back from a fabulous few days in Pooley Bridge. Elm house was a welcoming and comfortable stay. Breakfasts were amazing -you must try the porridge and full breakasts. The owners did all they could to make our stay, advised on walks, visits, provided maps and even their facourite places to eat. An excellent stay snd we... More

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Nowra, Australia
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30 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a smallish room which was cosy and warm. Ensuite small but serviceable and there were nice shampoos to use. Nice big fluffy towels. Appreciated our bag being taken up to our room. We only had light breakfast but the porridge was the best. Cost more than similar B&B's on our coast to coast path. Lovely people run this... More

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Perth
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Just had four nights B&B at Elm House. Ann and Mark were terrific. On this occasion as a singe traveller I had a small double bed room that was not wanting for anything. It was very clean and the breakfasts were first class. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and would have no hesitation in recommending Elm House.

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Pickering, North Yorkshire
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We decided to go away for a couple of nights one afternoon and luckily found this B & B had a vacancy for two nights. We found it easily and were welcomed into the house and shown our room. It was a spacious double room with a modern well-appointed shower room and toilet en-suite. The room was well furnished and... More

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Just got back from our amazing weekend in the Lake District which was made all the better thanks to our stay here. Mark and Anne were lovely and pleasant and couldn't do enough for us. Our room was really spacious, well decorated and immaculately clean. The small touches ie mints on pillows, water in fridge and especially our wine glasses... More

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Sunderland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Only stayed one night here in a family room. Very surprised when the family room was actually 2 separate bedrooms with the en suite in between them which was absolutely perfect. Each room had beautiful decor and everything was immaculate. TV and well stocked hospitality tray in both rooms and even a small fridge with a couple of bottles of... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Had a lovely weekend visiting Ullswater and stayed at Elm House. We managed to book at Elm House last minute and we were impressed with our stay. The room was nicely decorated, modern and clean. There were some nice little touches such as the badger (which we named Bodger) to be put outside the door if you didn't want your... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Elm House offers high quality rooms for B&B prices, the owners are friendly, knowledgeable and the breakfast range is good, served in view of the garden bird feeders. It's on the main road, as are the other places to stay, so some traffic noise in our room.

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Sydney, Australia
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89 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Beautifully furnished room with a comfortable queen size bed. Good bathroom with lots of hot water. Lovely location right in the village. Terrific breakfast with lots of choice and lovely hosts. We only had one night here and it really wasn't enough.

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Address: High Street | Pooley Bridge, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2NH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Penrith > Pooley Bridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Elm House 4*
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