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Summer Hill Country House

Hawkshead Hill, Ambleside LA22 0PP, England
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Derby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We never tire of visiting Summer Hill and our second Winter Warmer weekend did not dissapoint. Mike and Patsy treat everyone as a long lost friend and the welcome is always second to none. We appreciate all the hard work that goes into these special weekend breaks , the food is always excellent and the conversation/company of other guests stimulating.You... More 

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Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We followed up a visit to Summer Hill back in June with this winter warmer weekend. Our hosts, Mike and Patsy paid great attention to detail in making our visit memorable. From the warm welcome on the Friday afternoon to our departure on the Sunday morning, we had a very enjoyable time with excellent food and great company. We have... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My reason for visiting was because of a wheelchair-bound relative. Summer Hill has a well appointed twin bedroom with a wet room included, plus a lift from the lounge into the aforesaid for easy access. Such facilities are hard to come by and for disabled people, a god send. Myself and relatives visited for a weekend Winter Warmer; we couldn't... More 

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MIKE D, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are very happy that our accommodation suited the needs of your party and that the room we have specifically for people with mobility problems, was fit for purpose and made your stay a pleasant one. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

lincs uk
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We were warmly welcomed by Mike and Patsy and offered coffee and cake,our luggage was taken to our room which was nice and cosy with a lovely view.The room had lots of extra special touches which we really appreciated .Breakfast was a delight using locally sourced products, crisp tablecloths and shiny cutlery also stood out to me. Would definitely stay... More 

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MIKE D, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

We are very happy that you had a lovely time here. We look forward to seeing you again. (Am polishing the cutlery in anticipation!) More 

Alpine, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Patsy and Mike are the most gracious hosts you can imagine. They make everything special: breakfast to order, a daily homemade truffle, maps and advice for the Lake District attractions, suggestions for the best pubs in the neighborhood. Our rooms were beautifully appointed and the TV and free WIFI were an added bonus. The house itself is an historic wonder--be... More 

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MIKE D, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We certainly enjoyed your company and look forward to seeing you sometime in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My title says it all! My Husband and I had a wonderful 2 day stay at this brilliant Guest House. From the warm greeting on arrival with tea and home made cakes to excellent fresh breakfast everything was top class. Comfortable, peaceful and immaculate bedroom. Lovely little chocolates in the bedroom. Very helpful advice on places to visit to enhance... More 

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MIKE D, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

We are glad that you thought so well of us! We aim to do our best and are always pleased when guests feel a high level of satisfaction with the service we try to provide. More 

York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I have just spent 2 nights with my daughter in the Lake District which was wonderful. I knew the scenery would not disappoint but as I hadn't stayed at Summer Hill Guest House before I didn't know what to expect, however it was fantastic our hosts Mike & Patsy could't have been more accommodating Afternoon tea with home made cakes... More 

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MIKE D, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

We are glad that your Lakeland experience was so positive and that we we were able to enhance your experience and enjoyment. More 

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

what a birthday weekend with my mum it started with afternoon tea all home made cakes which were amazing. Patsy and Mike are so warm and friendly and it shows in the house. The house and rooms are clean and tidy. The finishing touch for me was the homemade biscuits and truffles in your rooms.The rooms warm and the bathroom... More 

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MIKE D, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your generous comments. We are glad that you had a good time. It is nice to be appreciated especially since you felt that Patsy was the equivalent of a Cornish delicacy!!! More 

Lancashire
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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Me and my partner stayed at Summer Hill last weekend. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves from start to finish. We booked room 4, one of the superior rooms. On arrival we were introduced to Patsy and Mike and offered a lovely drink and some delicious home made cake in the lounge whilst having a chat about things to do locally through... More 

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MIKE D, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed yourselves. Thank you for your very complimentary review. We would be very happy to see you again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

we stayed for 7 nights and from the minute we arrived we felt like we had known patsy and mike a long time. very welcoming with lovely little touches from homemade cake with tea/ coffee on our arrival to a little homemade chocolate with a different flavour each day in our room. lovely house always clean and tidy and a... More 

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MIKE D, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

It was good for us too, to spend time with such friendly guests. Thank you for your appreciation of what we try to do here. We hope to see you again. More 

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Address: Hawkshead Hill, Ambleside LA22 0PP, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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