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Avondale Guest House

4.0 of 5 20 Southey Street, Keswick CA12 4EF, England
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for three nights and couldn't recommend Avondale enough. Stephen and Linda are amazing, really friendly, helpful and give great advice about restaurants and walks in the area. The fantastic breakfast menu caters for most tastes, we tried the English Breakfast one morning and Scottish next; neither disappointed. The room and ensuite were spotless and cleaned daily and the... More

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18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for three nights and really enjoyed our stay. The rooms are on the smaller side but have been cleverly fitted out to maximise the room that is there so in no way do you feel cramped. Everything is spotlessly clean and the room is cleaned every day. The breakfasts are so good and they were so kind in... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stayed at the Avondale for two nights and would definitely recommend it to anybody. The breakfasts were amazing (the veggie black pudding was great and a new 'must find'!) and Stephen and Linda's attention to detail and thoughtful touches made this place stand out from any other guesthouse we've stayed at. Keswick is a great place to visit (would... More

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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for all the nice things you've said in your review. We're especially happy that you enjoyed our veggie breakfast. With Linda being a veggie too, there's always plenty on the plate! Nice to hear that you're first impressions of Keswick were so positive and we're sure that you'll be returning in the not too distant future. Hope to... More

Knutsford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Close to the town centre yet in a quiet location with on street parking. Lovely hosts Stephen and Linda look after you carefully from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave. It is the first time I have had my bags carried from and to the car by the hosts, when staying at a b&b. A very nice... More

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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this review

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Avondale and thank you very much for the review. Our award winning breakfast seems to have been a big hit for you both. We do try to give as much variety and choice as possible, so it's great to hear that guests appreciate it so much. If you... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Lovely, clean B&B run by a charming couple. I was looked after so well with my dietary needs of dairy free.Do not forget to try raspberry and vanilla jam, yum. we were very lucky with the hot weather.

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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do try to cater for as many dietary requirements as possible and dairy free is one that we're asked for quite often. So you discovered the delights of Hawkshead Raspberry & Vanilla Jam? It's a BIG favourite with most of our guests. Hope you manage to visit us again. More

Sacramento, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Avondale Guest House for two nights and it was not enough time! There is so much to see in the Lake District and we were so comfortable in our room, that it was sad to leave. Stephen and Linda greeted us warmly and enthusiastically at the door. Our room was at the top... More

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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this review

We're also happy you chose to stay with us! What a glowing review you've given us. Thank you so much. It really pleases us to see that guests have such a pleasant break while staying at Avondale. We hope that you're onward journey was just as good. More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Warm welcome from Stephen and Linda the minute we entered the property. Our bags were carried to our room, nothing was too much trouble. Excellent Breakfast menu(so many options), all beautifully cooked and served. The room and en suite spotless, towels changed daily, impossile to find fault. Very pleased that we chose this Guest House.

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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for reviewing us. It looks like you had a great stay and that's what it's all about. We're glad you made that choice and visited us on your break. Hope you get the opportunity to make it back soon. More

Cheshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We've just returned from a lovely 2 night stay. Linda & Stephen offer superb hospitality in a quiet central location. The rooms are spotless, comfortable & modern. The choice of breakfast is impressive & easily match 5* hotels for food quality. We would definitely choose to stay again

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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much Ian for your fabulous review. We're delighted that you both had such a good experience staying with us and that you enjoyed our breakfasts so much. Hope you manage a return visit soon. More

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Just spent two nights here on a short break. Excellent friendly hosts, great breakfasts (with plenty of options) and clean, well kept and modern inside - all for a very fair price. If I stay in Keswick again, this will be my first choice.

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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review Philip. Good to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed you stay with us. Lets hope you manage another stay soon. Look forward to it! More

Cramlington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed here for one night on Sunday, 29th June, and can wholeheartedly recommmend this Guest House for anyone taking a short break in Keswick. It is centrally located and the attractions are all within easy walking distance. The rooms are spotlessly clean and tidy, Stephen and Linda, the hosts, are friendly and helpful, and the breakfasts are better than... More

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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks Adrian to review us. Much appreciated. Linda thanks you for commenting on how clean she keeps the place and we both thank you for your comments about the breakfast. 5 star indeed! We did get a 100% score for our recent breakfast award right enough, so you could have a point there. We hope to see you again soon... More

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Address: 20 Southey Street, Keswick CA12 4EF, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Avondale Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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