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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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Coventry, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 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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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
27 helpful votes 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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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Lovely place, lovely room, lovely breakfast with plenty of fruit, lovely people. And the biggest bed I've ever slept in. We'll definitely go back. They're opening a tea pavillion in the garden this summer.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

What a lovely place to stay in Hawkshead, right in the centre and close to Windermere and other tourist areas. We were warmly welcomed by Sharon and Steve who were perfect hosts. Breakfast was amazing - STUFFED! - and the tea and cake was a perfect touch. Cosy, clean and no bothers at all, we couldn't have asked for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Arrived last Friday to a warm welcome from Steve and Sharon. Tea and cakes provided on arrival - delicious. Rooms warm and comfortable and great breakfast cooked exactly the way you like it. We opted to have an evening meal on the second night and to be honest, it was a great experience, profesionally presented and cooked. Look no further... More 

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