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Sunnyside Guest House

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25 Southey Street, Keswick CA12 4EF, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pleasant B&b well situated within walking distance of the town. Room and bathroom were spacious and very comfortable and nicely furnished with plenty of light. Good nights sleep and little noise. There is a guests sitting room where you can help yourself to coffee,hot chocolate etc. Breakfast was also good and you can park in the courtyard which is a... More 

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Heemskerk, Nederland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's just outside the center but still perfect place to stay,only a 5 min walk to the center. The owners where also very helpful with everything you what to know or do there and hiking trips where also close by.I would recommend to walk up to the Cat bells because the view is spectaculair.

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newcastle upon tyne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my first time at the Sunnyside guest house but it won't be my last. The hosts are warm and friendly. The rooms were lovely, comfortable, good size and very clean. Everything you required was there. The breakfast was absolutely delicious and I would recommend this guest house just for that, however, the whole package is brilliant.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We have now stayed with Sean and Anne at least once a year for a number of years, enjoying their warm hospitality and good humour. They maintain Sunnyside to a high standard, and breakfasts are a real treat. The availability of parking - in the centre of Keswick - is a real bonus. Highly recommended.

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SeanOFarrell, Owner at Sunnyside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and thoughts -its a great pleasure to see you both annually. More 

Castro Valley, California
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69 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We stayed three nights for sightseeing in the Lake District. Room 8, at the top of the house, is a bit of a climb but worthwhile for the peace and quiet. Double-paned windows protected us from street noise. Our host, Mr. O'Farrell, goes out of his way to help: carrying our (heavy) luggage upstairs, cooking us excellent breakfasts to order,... More 

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SeanOFarrell, Owner at Sunnyside Guest House, responded to this review

Such an effusive review from two very nice overseas visitors is what helps us to keep our standards up. Thank you so much More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Stayed in single room for a short break. Room was bright and airy with nice modern furnishings. Very welcoming and helpful hosts. Lovely tasty breakfast with several courses & options to choose from. Handy location for town centre with shops restaurants & bus stops nearby . Car park is an added bonus .

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SeanOFarrell, Owner at Sunnyside Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - fortunately most of our guests enjoy both the location and their sleep quality but without your specific comments its difficult to know how we can improve. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed here for two nights last week and were very impressed with the cleanliness and pleasant decor of the guest house. Although the showers were a little small they were modern, clean and adequate. Our breakfasts were excellent with a good variety of choices. Our hosts were very friendly and most helpful. We will definitely stay here again on... More 

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SeanOFarrell, Owner at Sunnyside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you - glad you enjoyed most of the experience - bigger showers do exist in other rooms. To fix the smaller ones needs major re-construction I'm afraid. Note to anyone who needs more space in the shower - ring first and we can oblige! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful stay .Sean and Anne were great hosts nothing was to much .they left us a drink on our 50th anniversary in our room Sean sence of humor a great asset.and breakfast was to die for ray Sandra 25/9 /14

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SeanOFarrell, Owner at Sunnyside Guest House, responded to this review

What a charming and lovely review from a charming and lovely couple - here's to many more! More 

Bury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I have recently visited Sunnyside for the fourth time and can certainly recommend it. Sean and Anne are very friendly and helpful, the rooms are very nice and spotless and the breakfast is excellent The location is ideal being only a couple of minutes walk away from the centre with shops, restaurants and pubs. The off-road parking is invaluable. I... More 

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SeanOFarrell, Owner at Sunnyside Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review - especially from a really great lover of the English Lakes! More 

cheshire
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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is one of our very favourite places to stay in Keswick, with a great central location and parking.The rooms are spotlessly clean, bright and comfortable and the breakfast is of very high quality. Its such a bonus to have the lovely guest lounge on the first floor where you can enjoy coffee and read whilst waiting for friends, The... More 

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SeanOFarrell, Owner at Sunnyside Guest House, responded to this review

Generous review, generous observations and generous comments - thank you so much. More 

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