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Summer Hill Country House

Hawkshead Hill, Ambleside LA22 0PP, England
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Ranked #5 of 76 Ambleside B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We returned to Summer Hill for a couple of days to walk and cycle in the beautiful Lakes. Patsy and Mike always go out of their way to make our stay special with their friendly welcome and advice on the local area. The room was extremely comfortable and clean. Breakfast is lovely and there is plenty of food to keep... More

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mikepatsy2a, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

It was lovely seeing you again.Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to seeing you again soon. (Plus entourage!) More

Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The property is very well maintained, clean and tidy. We did have an en suite, TV etc but the little touches like chocolates left in the room really made you feel special. The breakfast was perfect, just enough to keep you going through the day. Patsy and Mike were good hosts and we would stay there again. Kevin and Angela... More

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mikepatsy2a, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you and that you had a relaxing time. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We said for the weekend and had a great time. The owners (Patsy and Mike) were super friendly and made us very welcome. The breakfast and tea were lovely (Patsy's truffles are to die for!). The room was very nice with great facilities (all new and very clean). The views are great and the location is perfect for exploring that... More

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mikepatsy2a, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a positive review. We really appreciate it. We are glad that you had a pleasant stay. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I recently stayed at Summer Hill for two nights to attend a friends wedding close by. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, Patsy couldn't have been more accommodating..and the attention to detail is second to none. Including helping yourself to a little flask of fresh milk to keep in your room, choice of homemade cakes and hot... More

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mikepatsy2a, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your most complimentary review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that everything was to your satisfaction. More

Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just come back from a lovely weekend at Hawkshead. Patsy and Mike have thought of absolutely everything which made it a memorable stay (you can read some of these in other people's reviews). The location is perfect being close to Tarn Hows and Hawkshead. Very likely to stay there again

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Many thanks for your kind review. We are very happy that we were able to make your stay with us a positive experience. More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fab weekend at Summerhill, the rooms where decorated to a high standard and had everything you would need, slept like a baby in the comfortable bed. Hosts very friendly, with personal touches of home made truffles and biscuits with flasks of fresh milk for the in-room tea / coffee. Breakfast was delightful with great toast and coffee.

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mikepatsy2a, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TA, and for your positive comments. We are very glad that you had an enjoyable stay. More

Carnforth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a perfect weekend I've just had at Summer Hill! As we arrived at the beautiful house, we were served Patsy's delicious homemade cake (or should as say 'cakes' as I greedily sampled 3!) and Mike showed us to our lovely room. Huge bed, tea&coffee making things, a cute jar of homemade biscuits and handmade choccies! The room was lovely... More

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

Thank you for your kind comments and for taking the time to review us. More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly hosts, warm, comfortable and clean. The breakfast was suburb, the lounge is lovely to relax in and a perfect setting. Had a great nights sleep after a very challenging day running and cycling. All the facilities you might need with some wonderful photo's and artwork to admire and purchase and thank you for the yummy truffles and fruit in... More

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

We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for taking the time to review us. More

Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Just returned from a wonderful weekend at Summer Hill. The rooms was decorated to an excellent standard, and we appreciated the welcome card and hand baked biscuits. Breakfast was perfect and Mike & Patsy are first class hosts. We followed one of their suggested walks on Saturday and it was ideal; views and exercise and directly from the Guest House.... More

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mikepatsy2a, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed some valuable 'down-time'. We knew that you liked staying with us by the way you left your boots behind to give you an excuse to come back! More

Pontefract, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

From the moment we stepped through the front door Patsy and Mike made us feel welcome and made our stay memorable and special. The afternoon tea and cakes were gorgeous as was the lively conversation! The breakfasts were plentiful and beautifully served on porcelain tableware in the dining room with spectacular views and we really appreciated the roaring wood burning... More

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mikepatsy2a, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

We're very happy that you enjoyed your stay in room 5. Sorry that the weather wasn't brilliant but we are glad that you were able to make the most of your time away! More

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Additional Information about Summer Hill Country House

Also Known As:
Summer Hill Country House Hotel Ambleside
Summer Hill Country House Hotel
Summer Hill Country House Ambleside, Lake District
Address: Hawkshead Hill, Ambleside LA22 0PP, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 76 B&Bs / Inns in Ambleside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Summer Hill Country House is situated between the popular and picturesque villages of Hawkshead and Coniston.The house dating back to the 1700's has been refurbished to a very high standard bringing together the traditional features of a large Lakeland residence with contemporary luxury guest accommodation.The house overlooks the tiny hamlet of Hawkshead Hill and the south facing rooms look out on the surrounding fells. The renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows is within easy walking distance.Summer Hill is an excellent base from which to explore the outstanding natural beauty of the Lake District. You can leave the car in our car park if you wish, and after a sumptuous breakfast served in in our dining room with its feature fireplace, set off to enjoy the area on foot.Return and relax in the guest lounge or enjoy a well-deserved soak in the four-poster spa bath. ... more   less 
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