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Dunmail House

Certificate of Excellence
Keswick Road, Grasmere LA22 9RE , England
Dunmail House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Luton, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from our first trip to the Lake District. We stayed at the fantastic Dunmail House bed and breakfast. We stayed in a gorgeous double room with en suite and beautiful few of the garden and fells. We were met with a warm welcome from Shirley who not only showed us around the b&b but gave us a great... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted with a lovely pot of tea and home baked cake. Our room had an amazing view of he fells, spotless with crisp white linen and contemporary soft furnishings, Breakfast was a feast each morning and the packed lunches kept us going all day. The owners were the perfect hosts, nothing was too much trouble for them and... More 

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We really do appreciate you taking the time and trouble to write a review and we are delighted you enjoyed your short break with us. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we are happy you enjoyed the quality of our breakfast which we try to vary as much as... More 

Skipton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Enjoyed yet another lovely holiday staying with Shirley & Tony at Dunmail House. We return each year and would not dream of staying anywhere else in the Lakes - even if it means travelling to where we want to walk. We really do think nowhere else would be better. The house is constantly spic and span, very comfortable indeed and... More 

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to see you both and we thank you very much for your wonderful comments and continued loyalty. Happy guests are our priority and it is just fantastic you have enjoyed staying with us so many times. We hope to see you both again soon. Warm Regards Shirley & Tony More 

North Yorkshire
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I've not stayed in a b&b for a while as I usually tend to go for a mainstream hotel, I've been missing out. You're made to feel at home here and very very welcome. Tony made us a cup of tea and gave us some of Shirleys home made cake. Perfect start to a perfect stay. Rooms have everything you... More 

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed staying with us and we do hope to see you again in the future. Every one of guest reviews mean a great deal to us and we thank you for taking the time to let us know your thoughts. It is appreciation of our efforts and to know guests had good... More 

Seaham, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Just returned from weekend. beautiful place to stay fabulous hosts breakfast to die for nothing was a problem would definitely recommend home made cake on arrival and home made jams at breakfast a must

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

Your kind review is very much appreciated. It is fantastic to hear you enjoyed staying with us and it really makes our day to know that you enjoyed a great weekend. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we do hope to see you again in the future. Warm Regards Shirley & Tony More 

West Midlands
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

As TIna Turner once said "simply the best, better than all the rest" and in a nutshell that describes Dunmail House. From the time you arrive until the time you leave Shirley and Tony are the hosts with the most. If you are visiting the lakes you will not find anywhere better to stay; give it a try you will... More 

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to see both and we thank you very much for taking the time to write such a super review for us. We really look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Wishes Shirley & Tony More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I booked Dunmail on it's reviews and we were not let down, had a fantastic 3 night stay here at Shirley & Tony's, superb room and views and fantastic breakfasts each day, and Thank you Tony for running us down to the bus stop in Grasmere,it was appreciated,a beautiful location on the main road, but you wouldn't know it as... More 

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

Many thanks Pete and Hazel not only for staying with us but for taking the trouble to write a glowing review on your recent visit. We really do appreciate your kind comments and that you enjoyed the wonderful views from all our rooms and the peace of our home. Congratulations again on your special anniversary and we wish you many... More 

Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We booked Dunmail House for our annual Lakeland walking weekend after looking at quite a few B&Bs in the area and reading reviews. Tony and Shirley were very welcoming. Our room was spotless and there was everything we could possibly need. I am always the first to check out how clean a place is, (taking pillow cases off to see... More 

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a great review and also allowing us to share this with other guests. We are delighted you enjoyed staying with us here at our home in Grasmere as it was our pleasure to meet you all. We are only a small property and your comments give us great encouragement. Cleanliness, hospitality, comfortable accommodation and good... More 

Normanton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This was our first visit to Grasmere and we chose Dunmail House after looking online and looking at reviews. We were not disappointed and highly recommend this lovely B&B . The rooms are comfortable and cosy and spotless. Clean towels, clean cups and milk and tea/coffee were always provided and bottled water and toiletries. We stayed in Room 2 and... More 

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

Hello Sandra It was our pleasure to meet you and we are highly delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at our home in Grasmere. The weather was none to kind to you but as you say the views are still stunning from all our rooms. We are pleased you had a good walk and enjoyed... More 

Skipton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Enjoyed another wonderful stay at Dunmail House - our second this year and have been staying there for many years. We really would not stay anywhere else in the Lakes. Tony's breakfasts remain just outstanding - it is no surprise that Shirley and Tony have a breakfast award - it is a most delightful treat to our holiday! Shirley keeps... More 

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

We are deeply touched by your fantastic comments and it is always a pleasure to see you both. We continually strive to find different ways to help our guests make the most of their stay and we really look forward to seeing you in the future. Thank you for taking the time to write an up to date review for... More 

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