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Oakthwaite House

Certificate of Excellence
35 Helvellyn Street, Keswick CA12 4EP, 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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Bolton le Sands, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oakthwaite House was the perfect B & B for our recent stay in Keswick. It is ideally situated for anyone wishing to do any walking in the surrounding fells, or just enjoy Keswick itself and Derwent Water. Peter and Sandra were both very welcoming, and made us feel at home during our stay. The room and en-suite were spotlessly clean,... More 

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great base for walking. Rooms are clean & comfortable and have everything you need. Breakfast is wholesome & a great choice. Peter & Sandra care about their guests and were really helpful when I returned from walking injured. Will definitely stay here again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

From the moment we pulled up it felt like home. Peter met us at the door and was very friendly and helpful for information etc.on return from a day of investigations of the area. Sandra chatted at the front gate and was like had known her for ages. Great room and meals included and information of where to eat etc.... More 

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oakthwaite15, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and very kind comments, we were so pleased to be part of your wonderful vacation and that you found such a warm welcome when you stay in our home in Keswick. The Lake District as so much to offer our overseas visitors as you found in your visit. It was like having family come to... More 

Shipley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This was our 2nd stay at this beautiful guesthouse. We stayed here 3 years ago with the previous owners, and I'm pleased to say that our experience this time was as excellent as the first time. Peter and Sandra are friendly and welcoming, the rooms are tastefully decorated and the breakfast is delicious. I definitely recommend staying in the super... More 

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oakthwaite15, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Welcome back and so pleased you were not disappointed and thank you for posting a comment letting other guests know how pleased you were with your visit. We try to offer comfort and a sense of peace by keeping the rooms fairly chilled so we are pleased to read your remarks, thank you. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Just returned home from a lovely relaxing weekend break in Keswick where we stayed at at Oakthwaite House. We found this to be a brilliant place to stay, a short walk into the centre, very clean and tidy and fantastic breakfasts! Loved our well stocked and frequently replenished tea tray and very cute toiletries bags! It's the small things like... More 

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oakthwaite15, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for posting your comment we are so pleased you had a lovey and relaxing stay. It's so nice to know that the little extra touches make a difference and they added to your experience. We do hope you will visit us again real soon, all the very best Peter and Sandra. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Had a wonderful stay here. A very well appointed guest house. All the fixtures and fittings would not have been out of place in a 4* hotel. Very thing was of high quality. Would go back and recommend it to anyone wanting to stay in Keswick.

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oakthwaite15, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a lovely comment, we are so pleased you had a lovely time and found our home up to four star standard, we try really hard to offer the very best we can. We look forward to welcoming you again real soon, all the very best Peter and Sandra. More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

We returned here for the second time for our honeymoon as it was where i proposed to my wife. It was so lovely on arrival as there was flowers and local chocolates put in the room for us, along with a bottle of red and white wine! Our final surprise was when we left, as Peter and Sandra then told... More 

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oakthwaite15, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Hello to the "Newly Weds" thank you for your second visit and allowing us to spoil you, our way of wishing you both a wonderful and happy future together. It was a real pleasure to have you both spend your honeymoon with us and it was lovely to see you both again. We wish you both well and look forward... More 

Cramlington, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Great value B&B in the heart of Keswick. Tastefully furnished room (room no 2). Spacious en suite. Very comfortable King sized bed. Great breakfast with my gluten free requirements catered for. Peter and Sandra are very welcoming hosts. Would certainly stay again and recommend to friends and family. it was a great base for a fantastic long weekend in Keswick.

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oakthwaite15, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Hello from the "Little Gem of a B&B" we are so pleased with that description and pleased you both had a lovely stay with us at Oakthwaite House and in Keswick. Room 2 is very popular due to it's space and comfort and the power shower is so good after a long hard walk. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

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43 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Keswick is our favourite town in the lakes! We have stayed at this B&B many times and we always feel at home! The hosts are an absolute delight and the rooms are clean, comfortable and cosy. The town centre is only 5 minutes away and there is plenty of parking in the nearby streets. Can't recommend it enough!

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oakthwaite15, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a lovely comment, it's a great pleasure to welcome you into our home and we are so pleased you had a wonderful experience. We do hope to see you both real soon. Very best wishes. Peter and Sandra. More 

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My first stay at this lovely B&B, Keswick is one of my favourite places to visit. Sandra and Peter, the hosts, are lovely people, warm and really helpful. Stayed in room 4, the room was very clean, modern décor, light and airy. Room has a comfortable double bed, power shower a view of Skiddaw and the hills surrounding Keswick. Breakfast... More 

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oakthwaite15, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Hello Andy, Thank you for posting your comment and letting other guests know what staying at our home is really like. We really try to offer you a "Home from Home" and provide all you need. It's nice to couples stay but also nice to offer our rooms to solo travellers too. We look forward to welcoming you again real... More 

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