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Ivy Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS , England
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Ivy Guest House
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Ranked #5 of 24 Hawkshead B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First visit to this lovely guest house in Hawkshead and it did not disappoint. Wonderful welcome on arrival from Darren and throughout our stay we felt relaxed and spoiled. Beautiful bedroom with lots of special touches...even for our border collie ! Hearty breakfasts and good tips on where to eat and drink. There is a lovely lounge to sit in... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of May to attend a friends wedding. We received a lovely warm welcome from Darren. The guest house has got to be one of the cleanest and tidiest places i have ever stayed. We were in room 4 and had a really comfy 4 poster bed, the room... More 

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Burscough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just got back from this little gem of a guest house in Hawkshead. Darren and Roz are so friendly, we were made to feel at home straight away. The rooms and public areas are very clean and comfortable. The breakfasts were amazing and Roz couldn't do enough for you, like getting extra toast, tea etc. The guest house... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My boyfriend and I were welcomed in to Ivy Guest house with open arms, our room was clean, airy and comfortable. The service was warm and friendly - at breakfast we were spoilt for choice. Our options for a full english were met at our preferences and cooked to a delicious standard. There are also cereals, fruits, yoghurts and pastries... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

From our first arrival through to leaving 3 days later, Darren and Ros were the perfect hosts. We visited the Ivy Guest House as 2 couples on a long walking weekend in the lovely Hawkshead area. The breakfasts were truly first class - the bacon was probably the best we have ever tasted in a full English. We did 2... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had a great 3 night stay. Darren is a great host for whom nothing is too much trouble. Room was clean, bright and comfy and breakfast was a treat. The log burner in the lounge was an extra bonus. Will definitely return soon.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Booked last minute via the Web. A lovely welcome from Darren and a super cosy room with a wonderfully comfy four poster bed. Warm welcoming and relaxing. The log burner in the guest lounge was an enticing bonus. Breakfast was superb. The nicest bacon we have had in a long time. A wonderful stay we would happily repeat. Thankyou ex... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My wife and I along with our 2 dogs had a wonderful and relaxing 5 night stay with an unforgettable New Years eve party thrown in.All other recent reviews have this one covered. Darren and Roz are excellent hosts making you feel at home from the minute you arrive. The bedrooms are spotless with ours having a proper 4 poster... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Excellent Bed & Breakfast this is our 5th visit and would not stay anywhere else. Roz and Daz are so friendly and welcoming. The rooms are spotless and the breakfast is fantastic. We went up for New Year and had a great time, as did the other guests.

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Worksop, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We received a friendly welcome from Darren. The house and rooms are nicely decorated and look great at Christmas. Fab attention to detail and a good breakfast. Private parking. I would definitely recommend.

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