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Summer Hill Country House

Hawkshead Hill, Ambleside LA22 0PP, England
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Cheshire
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
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

Melbourne, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I had a brief but perfect one night stay at Summer Hill Country House 3 years ago and this year was fortunate to have the opportunity to return, this time for 3 days. Everything was as I remembered and I was not disappointed. The room is fairly small but had everything we needed and was spotlessly clean. Mike and Patsy... More

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

We are glad that you got back to Australia safely and that your second visit was just as good as your first. Thank you for your positive comments and our best wishes to you both. More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

What a delight it was to stay at Summer Hill. From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel at home with coffee and cake and it just got better. It is a lovely house full of character, displaying many of Patsy's own works of art and we had a superb room overlooking the wonderful countryside. Breakfast was always... More

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

Well you certainly made us feel special with this glowing review. Thank you !! More

Dubai
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We recently stayed for 3 nights in this gem of a B&B. Although we reached very late in the evening the hosts were extremely welcoming. All arrangements had a personal touch starting from the homemade chocolates in the room to the delicious breakfast with home baked breads and locally produced jams, sauces etc. The hosts made sure we maximized our... More

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

Thank you for your review. It was good to hear that you had great stay here and were able to experience the beautiful country side that the Lake District has to offer. More

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Address: Hawkshead Hill, Ambleside LA22 0PP, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
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Number of rooms: 5
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