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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
AmyLouiseRichie Preston, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago

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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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Just had a fantastic weekend at the Ivy Guest House, the whole place is spotlessly clean, great cooked breakfast to 'set you up for the day', however what was even better than this was the two excellent hosts. Darren and Roz really do go that extra mile, nothing is too much trouble. There is a sign on the door that... More 

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We were made incredibly welcome and invited to use the lounge if we wished, which was much more pleasant than sitting in a bedroom to enjoy a glass of wine The room (1) was beautifully decorated and had a a roll top bath in the en suite and a very large bed Darren and Roz were fantastic friendly hosts, Booking.com... More 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

A bunch of us descended on this delightful guest house in the picturesque village of Hawkshead to celebrate a friend's 50th birthday party. We were given a warm reception by hosts Ros and Darren and made to feel most welcome. Our friends had liaised with them in advance and our group had exclusive use of the lounge and dining rooms... More 

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