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Summer Hill Country House

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Hawkshead Hill, Ambleside LA22 0PP, England
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Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I can only confirm my opinion of November 2014, that of a charming establishment with excellent ambience, locality, food, accommodation, hospitality and hosted by the incomparable Patsy and Mike. My only visits have been at 'Winter Warmers', cosy, half board end of season weekends but, if they are anything to go by, then the B and Bs will be outstanding.... More 

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Thank Allan H
SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Lovely to see you and your wife again. We always enjoy your company and thank you for your appreciation of our Winter Warmer Weekend!!! More 

m33
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Patsy and Mike are superb hosts. They are friendly and informative. Nothing is too much trouble for them whether it us cooking a special breakfast for me or furnishing us each day with a different local walk . Our room was comfortable, made even nicer by lovely home made chocs magically left by our bed each night! The countryside is... More 

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

We are so pleased that everything was to your satisfaction and look forward to seeing you again next year. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Have stayed many times here, but this is the first time I've been at the end of a busy season. The rooms are fresh, sparkling clean, warm - with touches of luxury, such as the handmade chocolates and lovely soap. I used this trip to take part in a textiles workshop at the Greystoke Cycle Cafe, which was also brilliant.... More 

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Thank Strathclyde2014
SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the opportunity to both indulge in one of the many courses officered around the county and for staying with us. We are glad that you enjoyed both equally as much. More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Summer Hill has a very friendly laid back feel. Mike & Patsy go just that extra mile to make you feel welcome. Loved all the little touches of 'fresh' milk in the bedrooms, and the home made chocolates ! Breakfast was all beautifully coked with all fresh local ingredients. Excellent coffee ! Our bedroom was located at the front of... More 

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thanks Sharron, it was nice meeting you and your brother. Thank Shane for his 'wizard' comment in our visitors book- we were very amused! (I have already promised your husband a reserved seat in the summer house, so you have to return!) More 

Beverley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We had a 3 night stay and all we can say what wonderful warm informative host Patsy and Mike are. Nothing is too much trouble for them, the accommodation is to a very high standard. Little extras like tea and cake on arrival, handmade truffle’s daily left in room and a superb breakfast selection which will last you all day.... More 

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Thank Heather H
SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Its always nice to be appreciated, so we thank you for your kind remarks and hope to see you again in the future. More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We spent three days at Summer Hill and had such a great time. (My 1st visit to the Lakes too). Mike and Patsy pay so much attention to detail and make your stay so comfortable. Loved the cozy sitting room and the breakfasts were superb. Quiet countryside and knowledgeable hosts who made us feel very at home. Hope we will... More 

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Thank Henrietta F
SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you Henrietta for your very positive comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us and that you were pleasantly surprised by the area. Hope to see you again... More 

bradford
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Returned to Summer Hill for a few days rest. The welcome was just as warm as the first, second and third time. The attention to detail to make you feel welcome is in abundance. Mike and Patsy are always on hand with tips and local knowledge to make your stay a pleasurable one. I Would recommend staying at Summer Hill... More 

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

We always appreciate the loyalty if our frequent visitors.Thank you for taking the time to post this review... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Very friendly owners making your trip to Lakeside even more pleasant. Providing lots of information about walks/hikes in the area. Great breakfast and lovely rooms. While strolling around in Ambleside and Windermere we were also very happy staying at Hawkshead (Hill). Its less crowded and will give you a way better experience. Food/drinking tips in the area: Queens Head, Drunking... More 

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

We are glad that you had a lovely time and thank you for your generous compliments. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

beautiful and delicate, patsy is so nice - she helped us with a great one-day tour plan and lent us a map book to follow. the house is nicely decorated by paintings and photos all made by the host, adding some special twist for the experience. also we got daily home-made chocolates which are of different flavors, another unique and... More 

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind and positive comments...Patsy is delighted with your description of her!!! More 

Annan, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Patsy and Mike have an outstanding quiet luxury 5 star country house which they run like clockwork.It is perfect for a lazy trip to the lakes with excellent food and very good service.Follow their advice on where to dine and you wont go far wrong.

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Thank bluejayaaa
SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had a pleasant and relaxing stay with us. We really appreciate your kind comments about the service you received. More 

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