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Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RS, England
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Ranked #55 of 181 Keswick B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Phil and Eleanor are such a warm and friendly couple. We were made so welcome and after my unfortunate fall and injury they were so kind. I cannot recommend their hospitality any higher... their house is located in peaceful Portinscale with outstanding views of Skiddaw. A perfect base from which many beautiful walks can be enjoyed. Both bedrooms are very... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We have found the best B&B in Britain. I can say this with certainty as I have stayed in a few. This one has it all. It is run by a friendly couple who can not do enough for you, but they are not in your face all the time. You are welcomed to a very clean and well kept... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great location. Very warm welcome. Beautiful bedroom and breakfast area. Excellent breakfast. Stunning views. Great hosts with excellent local knowledge. Fantastic place to stay and looking forward to a return visit.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We stayed 25th August and totally enjoyed our stay thanks to Phil for looking after us. Tea & biscuits on arrival in the guest lounge was much appreciated after a 4 hour walk along Derwent Lake. We stayed in the Skiddaw en suite room with the added bathroom. White robes and slippers awaiting. Free Wi-Fi. Lovely breakfast and plenty of... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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35 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Wow! This b&b is amazing, the views from the rooms of skiddaw are unbelievable. We had the room with the roll top bath which was a luxury after a day walking the fells. The rooms are very comfortable and the breakfast is superb. This place is definitely worth a stay. Well done Eleanor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stayed here two nights at the end of a week spent in and around Keswick and I wish we'd just spent the whole week at Hillside! The welcome, the views, the room, bathroom and breakfast were all fantastic, especially for the price. We stayed in the room with a bath - the decor of the room itself was not... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Thank you Eleanor and Phil for a lovely 2 night stay on our way back from Scotland last week. You made us feel very welcome and nothing seemed too much trouble. What a lovely house you have and the beds, rooms and breakfast were all wonderful, not to mention the very pretty garden. Barney and Sophie (dogs) also had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

Thanks Eleanor for a lovely weekend as always amazing hospitality beautiful accommodation and views to die for. Brekkie is the main event and should not be missed would recommend to anyone . Walking distance to the marina and we didn't use our car all weekend . Dandelion cafe is lovely for a afternoon tea as recommended by Eleanor Our dogs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This is my second review for Hillside, I left a review about a year ago but its always good to have an update review. we try to stay at Hillside twice a year. my husband and I have extremely busy jobs and feel forever rushed and tired but as soon as we head up to Hillside we both immediately start... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

What a beautiful B&B Hillside is! Nothing was left out, we were sad we had only booked the one night though. Eleanor was extremely welcoming and even kept in touch via email prior to our stay to confirm dietary requirements, advise driving directions etc. we stayed during a very rainy week, so it was lovely to have tea and cakes... More 

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Address: Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2

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