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Ivy Guest House

Main Street, Hawkshead LA22 0NS , England
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Ranked #5 of 22 Hawkshead B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
bonny08 Thornton Cleveleys, 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed on 6th August 2014. It made a lovely change to stay in a guest house I could find no fault with. At £80 it was excellent value for money. Room 1 was very clean, had quality linen etc and a lovely slipper bath. The room had sockets and a mirror near to each other, very handy for doing my... More

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East of England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the inside of the front door is a small sign saying "arrive as guests, leave as friends", or something like that. This is a good guide to what you can expect from this great small hotel in Hawkshead. Darren and the staff were always helpful and welcoming. We had room 6, immaculately clean, a bed of epic proportions, and... More

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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped at Ivy Guest House for one night late July 2014 and was very impressed. This guest house is a must when visiting Hawkshead. A lovely quaint building with a semi spiral staircase leading to the rooms. As per previous reviews, the breakfast is fantastic. The full English was the best I have ever had in guest house/hotel accommodation. Wonderfully... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place was a great find, owner Darren couldn't be more helpful, and the rest of the staff provided friendly excellent service. Breakfast was also of very high quality, with good selection and everything freshly cooked. Location was perfect for walking and visits to the lakes, in a lovely little village with just 4 pubs. Room cleaned daily and fresh... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We highly recommend Ivy house. We have now stayed there twice now and would definitely go there again. My wife and I, with our cocker spaniel Dexter,received excellent service by all of the staff and we were made to feel very welcome! It's the nicest and most friendly B And B we have stayed it. Glenn and Emily

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Hobart, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I stayed three nights (in Sat 31 May, out Tues 3 June 2014) in room number 3. Darren & Roz are exceptional hosts and go well beyond what guests would normally expect. For example, Darren provided detailed directions to some of the best local walks and 'wet weather' attractions.; Roz searched and printed out Google road map directions for my... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We spent 2 nights here at the end of June and cannot recommend it enough. Roz and Darren are perfect hosts, providing those extra personal touches that make you feel so at home. It is in a quiet position on the Main Street, within striding distance of everything Hawkshead has to offer. The dining room was lovely and breakfasts were... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Our first visit to the Ivy Guest House won't be our last. There are hundreds of places to stay in the Lakes and I'm sure many of them are great. What makes the difference is the welcome you get and the service you receive. The Ivy Guest House excels in both of these. Darren is a superb host and makes... More

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Yet again a excellent weekend at the ivy house,always look forward to going to see daz and ros,look forward to going again shortly,breakfast was superb,always a pleasent smile and a warm welcome,gill & ken

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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The hosts are lovely and welcoming who gives this b&b the special personal touch. The breakfast is lovely and cooked beautifully. Rooms are homely and snug and the bed ( the most important part! ) Is so comfy and we had such a good night sleep. The only downside was our shower which seemed to find it difficult to find... 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): $$
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Ivy Hotel Hawkshead
Ivy Guest House Hawkshead, Lake District

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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