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School House Cottage

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Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NT, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome. The hosts were two of the loveliest people we've met anywhere and we were lucky to share their home. The house is very nice with comfortable beds and a good shower. The freshly cooked breakfast was really great. The afternoon cake and tea in the summer house is a... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Top marks for school house cottage Our end of term report puts this b and b at the top of the class. The subjects - breakfast, accommodation and value for money - make it a standout destination for a relaxing break in the Lakes. The delightful owners, Steve and Sharon and Steve’s mum Mavis went out of their way to... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My original post seems to have vanished so time to update our experience. They say things don't change in the Lakes but School House Cottage does. Always something new to see particularly in their beautiful garden. What a joy to see when looking from our window. Inside the house perhaps it is not so easy to spot the the subtle... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Loved the place and the owners, nothing too much trouble and all with a smile. Can't be bad! Sharon & Steve are natural hosts, they make their home your home whilst you are staying there. Breakfast is cooked to order and there's no shortage of choice. We were fortunate to be staying when Steve's mum a.k.a. the Head Gardener was... More 

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Newcastle under Lyme
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Many thanks to Sharon and Steve for making our fourth stay at School House Cottage so enjoyable. You are assured of a friendly and warm welcome backed up by wonderful clean accommodation and excellent breakfasts. Cakes made by Steve accompanied by a nice cup of tea when returning to the guest house after a day out exploring are a great... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was our first experience of a B&B so were a little apprehensive. So pleased we chose this place. The location is great, no passing traffic to wake you up early in the morning but also very close to the centre of Hawkshead so you can easily make your way into the village on foot. We were made to feel... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Had a lovely weekend thanks to Steve & Sharon's hospitality. Our lovely room was a small double with a petite en suite shower room, enough to cover our needs as you don't go to this stunning location to spend time in your room. Steve's afternoon tea and cake in the garden room is a nice touch and breakfast was quality.... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Stayed 2nights in April and found Steve & Sharon really friendly. Breakfast was very good and freshly cooked to order with home made bread. Home baked cakes were a nice touch. However, the room we had was probably the worst we have ever stayed in and certainly the smallest. There wasn't room to pass each other and the "en suite"... More 

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Steve and Sharon made us very welcome and cooked us a really nice evening meal. Breakfast was also excellent. We spent the evening chatting in the garden pavilion before retiring to our very comfortable and well equipped room. The cottage is in an ideal location in the village.

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Formby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My friend and I stayed at the School house cottage recently for 1 night; Steve and Sharon were very welcoming. The Cottage is based in an ideal location only a stone’s throw from the main village. We were given the Garden view room. It was a nice size and tastefully decorated, with an ensuite shower and toilet. The beds were... More 

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