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Thornleigh Guest House

4.0 of 5 23 Bank Street, Keswick CA12 5JZ, England
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Clare and David are brilliant hosts: super-friendly, warm, knowledgable and with an infectious energy both for their guests and also their passion for the Lakes, they made Thornleigh Guest House a pleasure to stay in. The rooms are clean and well decorated with wonderful views over the mountains, and the breakfasts are nothing short of spectacular! We will definitely be... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

During the February half term, myself and my husband enjoyed a two night stay at the Thornleigh Guest House. The room was beautiful, very clean, all the essentials with an amazing view. The breakfast each morning was served to a high standard in a cosy dining room, the food was delicious and nothing was too much trouble. Overall my stay... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As many reviews have stated here, Clare and David are truely wonderful hosts. They met us outside to guide us into the parking bay and to help us with our bags. Nothing was too much trouble from tumble drying our coats after a down pour to offering to make us pots and flasks of tea. My husband and I stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clare and David are very warm and friendly. Nothing is too much trouble from giving advice and directions to walks around Keswick, making up a flask of tea for us to take with us on our walks, to where to eat out and even booking restaurants for you. The bedrooms are nicely decorated with comfy beds and all the extras... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you both so much for your fantastic review, posted whilst we were still hosting you!! It's great to know that the little things that we do are really appreciated. We thoroughly enjoyed getting to know you both during your stay and it was great to see you relax and enjoy your break away together. You made the most of... More 

Bebington and Bromborough, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a wonderful three night stay at the Thornleigh Guest House. Our room was spotlessly clean with a fantastic view of Skiddaw and Latrigg. The bed was comfortable, the teabags were plentiful and had the added touch of a flask of fresh milk hand delivered by Clare each day. We particularly enjoyed the breakfast selections as... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you both so much for your fantastic review. You were an absolute pleasure to host and never before has my traditional porridge been appreciated so much, or the obligatory afternoon fresh milk delivery! It was great to see you out walking every day and making the most of your short stay in Keswick. We thoroughly enjoyed our many chats,... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here at the end of last year and new owners Clare and David made us very welcome. Everything was very nice and breakfasts were made with local ingredients. Our room was very clean and tidy but we could hear noise from other rooms (not the owners fault). Would stay again when in the area.

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and open review. We must start by apologising on two counts. Firstly, your comments suggest that your sleep may have been disturbed during your stay. Secondly from your trip advisor name and it now being over two months since your stay, we can't identify the exact dates of your visit , or in... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have just returned from a couple of nights here! Claire and David were fantastic and really warm and welcoming! We have visited the lakes regularly and often return to a nice accommodation and now have a new one and possibly the best! Breakfast is great views amazing and an all round fabulous place! Thanks for having... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

I would just like to start by saying that it was a real pleasure to host such a lovely couple . So nice to know that Thornleigh is your new favourite place to stay, that is a real compliment! Thank you also for being so complimentary about David's fried eggs during your stay. Knowing David never cooked before he came... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've just returned from a two night break in Keswick, we've been visiting Keswick for many years and stayed in various B & Bs but the Thornleigh is definately the best. We have stayed there before when the previous owners were in residence and it was wonderful but Clare and David have taken it to another level. The extra touches... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

It was so lovely to meet you both and we cannot thank you enough for writing us such an amazing review. We are only too aware that the previous owners Jill & Graham were very popular and had established an excellent business, therefore, it is always very comforting to receive such positive feedback on our efforts from returning guests. David... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a wonderful short break staying two nights at the Thornleigh. The position of the guest house is perfect, central for all shops, bars and restaurants as well as a good location for walking. The accommodation is spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable. Our room was great with a magnificent view of Skiddaw. Attention to detail was... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you both for your wonderful review, we are so pleased that you had such a great time at Thornleigh and everything was perfect for you. We really enjoyed our many chats and getting to know you both. It was great to see you getting out and about walking, although had you remembered to take water with you (haha), we... More 

Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just returned from a fantastic week-end stay at Thornleigh. Friendly and welcoming hosts, comfortable, spotlessly clean room with a view to die for and extremely well cooked breakfast ( I recommend the savoury stack ! ) Little extras including fresh milk etc, we're appreciated Thank you Clare and David for making our stay so enjoyable. Looking for an... More 

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are so pleased that you loved Thornleigh and yes, the view from your room is just breathtaking. It is very important that we set you up for the day with a good breakfast, the savoury stack is our personal favourite too! You certainly made the most of your... More 

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Address: 23 Bank Street, Keswick CA12 5JZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Thornleigh Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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