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Summer Hill Country House

Hawkshead Hill, Ambleside LA22 0PP, England
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 nights with my wife and enjoyed chatting with other guests and the hosts of this immaculate and beautiful home. On arrival, parking was easy and we were welcomed to our rooms with tea, coffee and cake! The rooms are well equipped with excellent wifi for my business and sky tv. The ensuite was spotless, modern,... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are glad that your first visit was a positive experience. We look forward to seeing you again sometime. More 

London
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy home-made chocolate truffles, wonderful warmth, culture, a dab of art and drama, great hospitality, peace and rest after your walking or visiting the nearby towns - this is just ideal. Our stay for a family celebration went like clock-work, organised and so relaxed. We cannot wait for the winter specials next year, we will visit over the... More 

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

Thank you for your positive comments. We look forward to your return visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 3 days to celebrate my birthday and enjoy the Lake District. Wow! Summer Hill was great and ideal!! The hosts were really welcoming and it was peaceful, tranquil and set in wonderful surroundings nicely 5 mins outside the hustle, bustle and tourists of Ambleside. My parents also stayed at the hotel and enjoyed the special atmosphere... More 

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

It was great to meet you Theo. We always appreciate an enthusiastic croissant eater! More 

Derby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

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

thank you for your kind words. It was really good to see you again...Birds increasing in size even as I write this!!! More 

Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

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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Always a pleasure to meet with returning guests. We are gal that you had such a nice time and hope to see you in the new year. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

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 

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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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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
2 reviews
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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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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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
1 review
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 

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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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