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Avondale Guest House

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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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durham
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a weekend in Keswick and im so pleased we booked the Avondale. Linda and Steven where great they made us welcome in there lovely home. the room was great and the breakfast was superb .Linda and Steven are lovely people .I would recommend the Avondale a big thumbs up !!

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

Thank you so much Gary for your lovely review and for taking the time to do so. We’re glad that you booked Avondale too! It’s nice to know that you had such a good time here and really enjoyed your stay. Hope you’ll make a return visit soon. More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolute Gem of a place. Fantastic location just a couple of mins walk to pubs and restaurants. The rooms are beautifully decorated and extremely clean and well kept. The food was spot on. Linda and Steven made us feel so welcome and are so friendly and helpful. Really lovely people. Will be back on any future visits to Keswick and... More 

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

Thanks Gemma for such a wonderful review. We’re really touched when our guests take the time review us. It very much appreciated. It also helps other Trip Advisor users know what we’re about. So glad and delighted that you had such a great time. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We decided to go to Keswick for the new year but thought we had left it too late. How wrong we were. We had the best new year ever and the Avondale Guest House was absolutely spotlessly clean and decorated lovely for Christmas. Linda and Steven could not have been more helpful (drying our wet things when we went walking... More 

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

We’re so pleased to hear that you had such a lovely time and thank you for such a great review. Glad to be of help in drying off your wet gear; let’s hope the sun is shining on your next visit. We take pleasure in giving our guests the most comfortable stay possible. When guests book direct with us by... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Would definitely stay again and highly recommend to other people .Good location,near to town centre on a quiet street. Friendly welcome, very clean modern rooms. Fantastic breakfast which set you up for the day.

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

Thank you Susan for such a wonderful review. It is really kind of you. Glad to hear that you had a nice time with us and enjoyed our award winning breakfast. As you said, it really does set you up for the day. Hope to see you sometime soon. More 

Wallasey, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

My wife and I chose to stay here for 3 nights after reading the favourable reviews posted by previous guests. We were certainly not disappointed by our decision as our stay exceeded our expectations. Linda & Steve made us both very welcome and their attention to detail was apparent both in the way the rooms were presented and the choice... More 

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

Thank you for your fantastic review, it's very much appreciated. Yes, the weather was a bit, "dreich", but you managed to make the most of it. We're so happy that you had such a good experience staying with us. Lets hope your return visit isn't too far in the future and that the weather is more kindly :-) More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

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

Hello John & Dawn and thank you so much for your kind review. Brilliant to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope that your next visit won't be too far away. Look forward to it! More 

York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

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

Many thanks for all your kind comments. It's good to hear that your stay went so well. We do try our best to cater for all special dietary requirements, so it's especially nice to know that you enjoyed what we had to offer. Parking can sometimes be a nuisance in the Lake District, so we're happy that you had no... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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 

manchester
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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 

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