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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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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

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
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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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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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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 

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 

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Address: 20 Southey Street, Keswick CA12 4EF, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
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Hotel Class:4 star — Avondale Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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