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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location, this lovely B&B is a great find. The staff are fantastic and very accommodating. Rooms are comfy and very quiet. Loads of local pubs in walking distance I will be returning with my family as soon as I can

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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 August 8, 2014

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

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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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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