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Dale Head Hall

Lake Thirlmere, Keswick CA12 4TN , England
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Ranked #142 of 181 Keswick B&B and Inns
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful views and gardens. Well worth the stay for the views. Stayed in room 7 which was quite large. Avoid this room as it was cold even though the radiators were on fully. Also, it is above the bar so we couldn't settle to sleep until the bar was empty. The hotel was very clean and the staff attentive. The... More 

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Malton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful setting but totally let down by the fact that our room was very pretty having recently decorated so smelled of paint. Even worse was the fact it was so cold no open fires in entire hotel & room was Baltic. my partner never feels the cold but even he was freezing! On a positive the breakfast was nice in... More 

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Stockport
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

On arrival we couldn't help but be overwhelmed at the setting, absolutely beautiful. We booked a king size room at £140 for one nights bnb. The room was a good size and we were told the bathroom had just been refurbished. All seemed well until we came back from a walk by the lake. Feeling cold and the room being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We booked a junior suite through booking.com and what a good choice it was. We had room 5 which was just lovely. We had a beautiful view of Thirlmere and the place was so quiet we immediately felt relaxed. The hotel had it's quirky bits and bobs, namely sloping floors but I like that and what do you expect with... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My wife and I stayed for 4 nights and were delighted with the place. We were upgraded to a lake view room which was absolutely spotless and a view straight across the lawns to the lake. Modern bathroom and shower with all the little touches ( Shampoo, shower gel & cap etc. ) Good hairdryer, nice size flat screen tv.... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We arrived to no coat hangars, no kettle and very limited kitchen facilities. Seal on oven broken, one shelf. How many ovens arrive with only one shelf?? Hotel owners who manage all the self catering cottages helpful and apologetic, " we don't check the cupboards each time", why not?? But lovely situation with wonderful views over Thirlmere and cosy and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Peaceful stay. Lovely location. Owner slightly overwhelmed at breakfast despite there only being 3 families there so some of the food got cold waiting for the tea etc. coffee was cold but tea was hot. In all would stay again for the location and views

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Hope Valley, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed in the Leatheswater Cottage (next to the hotel) in Aug 2014 and had a thoroughly enjoyable week. The location is excellent right next to a hotel, very close to the banks of Thirlmere Lake (great views) and just 1/4 mile from a good pub and 5m south of Keswick. Apart from the Wi-Fi (which was really weedy) this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for a week in the self-catering Leatheswater apartment, booked through Cottages4you. We were looking for somewhere with a nice view, with a variety of walks from the door and that had an away-from-it-all feel while being close to a good access road. We were not disappointed. In addition the bed was comfortable and the water hot at all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Incredible location, wonderful atmosphere. Although the owners have changed, the place is still as magic as it used to be. The new owner is very kind and helpful, the rooms are splendid and the food delicious. And the view is fantastic as the hotel is the only one along a lake that is quite inaccessible (so, not touristy) but very... More 

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