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Main Street, Hawkshead LA22 0NS , England
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Ivy Guest House
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Ranked #6 of 24 Hawkshead B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
tony b b Chester, United Kingdom
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    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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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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

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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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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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I'll sum this up quickly, as I am a man of brevity; clean, comfortable and well run establishment and lovely staff. I would happily stay there again, and may well do just that. Mind, there is a problem. The hot water supply isn't adequate. There wasn't enough hot water for two baths, which is a shame. Maybe a new boiler... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

stayed here for 2 nights whilst walking in the lakes. Lovely wee village with places to eat and quaint little shops. B&B was lovely with a four poster bed in the room. Breakfast was plenty to keep us going whilst we walked. Ros and Darren are welcoming and will help you if you need suggestions. Water pressure in the shower... More 

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Address: Main Street, Hawkshead LA22 0NS , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Hawkshead
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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Ivy Hotel Hawkshead
Ivy Guest House Hawkshead, Lake District

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