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Tarn Hows Guest House

3 - 5 Eskin Street, Keswick CA12 4DH, England
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Ranked #79 of 177 Keswick B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Malton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We truly can not say a bad word about Tan How's....they took us in at 9pm at night after we had to escape the inn we were staying at (avoid Swinside inn at all costs by the way) and were greeted by two friendly smiley faces who made us instantly feel at ease. Stepping into our room we realised that... More

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Hillam
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10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A firm good weekend weather forecast for the Lake District is a rare enough experience to be the decider to make a last Minute decision to go, which in turn required a speedy decision on where to stay, Guided by other reviewers we settled for Tarn How's and we're well pleased by our choice. Spotlessly clean, warm welcome comfortable albeit... More

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Neston, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on the 20th of March for three nights. We were asleep in our room when the disturbance happened at 4am. The disturbance was due to a couple of idiots who had consumed too much alcohol. We thought the owners dealt with the situation very well and it wouldn't stop us staying here again. We have stayed in... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What attracted us to Tarn Hows were the prices, in that they were markedly higher than the standard Keswick B&B rates. We prefer to pay a little more, as we enjoy our regular breaks in the UK, and require an uplift in quality from the norm. On arrival, the room was neat and tidy, but decidedly snug, with little space... More

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AV1963, Manager at Tarn Hows Guest House, responded to this review

we are so sorry and fully understand how your stay was spoilt by two idiots who had no consideration for other guests.They had booked with others two double rooms with a booking agency as many people do and we assumed they were two couples.We actually had no vacancy signs up when they arrived as we were full and their rooms... More

Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Whenever my Wife & I fancy a weekend away in Keswick, we always try & stay here if we can. This was our 3rd or 4th time at Tarn Hows & each time we've been, we've always been really pleased with the reception we get from Janet & Graham (& the previous hosts). We always book an en-suite double and... More

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Sutton Coldfield
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We normally book a cottage for a group walking weekend at this time of year, this year however my wife and myself thought we would treat ourselves to a B&B. The owners, Janet and Graham were very welcoming. The rooms were warm,clean with flat screen tv and excellent free Wi-Fi, so important for Facebook and Candy Crush updates. The shower... More

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Manchester, England
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Situated in a quiet street 5/10 minutes walk into Keswick town centre; this is a beautiful comfortable bed and breakfast. We booked room eight but upon arrival were offered room three which was a bigger room with a beautiful bay window. The room was very welcoming very clean comfortable bed, furniture was lovely; there was a hairdryer and tea and... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

My husband booked this B&B for my birthday along with two friends who agree with this review. Our room (8 top floor) was very well decorated with modern furniture. The bed/pillows and bedding were very clean and comfortable which lead to a good peaceful nights sleep. The bathroom was compact but adequate for our needs and very clean as was... More

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North East England
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We booked this B&B very last minute, seizing the chance for a two day get away mid January. Normally we like to stay 2 nights but work commitments prohibited this. I am aware that most guest houses prefer not to commit to one night too advance of a weekend stay and I respect this as they may lose out on... More

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Crowle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

nothing was to much trouble, we had a 2 night stay to bring in the new year, our room was excellent, right at the front , breakfast was fab setting us up for the day. nothing was to much trouble, and a bonus having private parking, would def stay again excellent location. FANTASTIC NEW YEAR WOULD RECOMMEND TO EVERYONE

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Address: 3 - 5 Eskin Street, Keswick CA12 4DH, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #79 of 177 B&Bs / Inns in Keswick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tarn Hows is a traditional Victorian residence situated in a quiet location only a few minutes walk from the town centre, lake and all amenities. Keswick is the perfect base for your Lake District stay, and if you enjoy freshly- cooked local produce, comfortable, stylish and elegant accommodation with excellent service and hospitality, then Tarn Hows Guest House is the place for you. ... more   less 
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tarn Hows is a traditional Victorian residence situated in a quiet location only a few minutes walk from the town centre, lake and all amenities. Keswick is the perfect base for your Lake District stay, and if you enjoy freshly- cooked local produce, comfortable, stylish and elegant accommodation with excellent service and hospitality, then Tarn Hows Guest House is the place for you. ... more   less 
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