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35 Helvellyn Street, Keswick CA12 4EP, England
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Oakthwaite House
Ranked #35 of 177 Keswick B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We immediately felt at home when we were welcomed by Peter and Sandra. We stayed in Room 2 which was generously sized with a lovely view and nice en-suite. Our room was very well kept, clean and comfortable with a very tasteful decor. It was only a 5 minute walk into the centre of Keswick, which was ideal for us.... More

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oakthwaite13, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Dear Isa & Emma Thanks for the lovely review. I felt we got to know each other quite well by the time you left us. I hope to see you both again the next time you come to the Lake District. Take care. Best wishes Sandra More

UK
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12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Outhwaite House and found Sandra to be friendly and attentive. The B and B is very close to the town centre and the lovely mountain walks, Room one was very clean and nicely decorated. It had everything in it that you might need, such as coffee, tea and biscuits as well as tissues and a hair dryer.... More

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oakthwaite13, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Dear Gary & Wendy It was a pleasure to have you and Hannah & David stay with me. I am so pleased you had a good time. Take care, hope to see you all again before too long Best wishes Sandra More

Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic B & B centrally located within easy walking distance of the centre. Room 5 was lovely, very clean and beautifully decorated with a great ensuite. Sandra was a great host and couldn't do enough to make you welcome. Lots of choice for breakfast all of which was delicious! We would highly recommend Oakthwaite House is a great place... More

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oakthwaite13, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Dear Sue & John It was lovely to have you stay with me. Thank you for kind review. I'm looking forward to seeing you both again soon Best wishes Sandra More

Wangi, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I enjoiyed my stay at Oakthwaite House; it is a quiet, comfortable place to sleep; breakfast is fresh, rich and tasty; attentive, friendly service; about 10-15 min walk to the center and the bus station

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oakthwaite13, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Hello Vera, What a joy and a blessing to have such a lovely person stay in our home for seven nights, it was a great pleasure to be able to look after you and we do hope you had a really nice time in Keswick. I do remember you kept yourself really busy every day and from what you said... More

Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Wow what a fantastic Room 2 is . We received a lovely welcome. When we stayed it was so very hot, we asked if we could borrow a fan for the room. Peter went and found one straight away. Sandra went out her way to give us a great breakfast. This is a great place to stay as it is... More

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oakthwaite13, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Hello Carol and Steve, We are so pleased you had a lovely stay, even if a little hot for you. We was pleased to go that extra mile to ensure you both felt comfortable while you were guests in our home so the fan was no trouble at all and hope it helped cool your room. May be next time... More

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The room was very clean and well appointed with ample space. Parking was easy; could always get a spot within 50 yards.Breakfast was excellent. Initially the owner was a little remote but helpful, with information andhelped us get our luggage in.; He took a little time to unwind with us. We were within easy walking distance of the town centre.... More

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oakthwaite13, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Hello I am so sorry I was a little remote and took a little time to unwind with you. I am also sorry you felt we lacked the wow factor but was pleased that when you are visiting Keswick again you would stay here again. I am really sorry your experience was not a great one but I am so... More

Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The hotel was very clean and comfortable but as soon as we entered the owner was rude, unfriendly and very pernickety. Instead of asking us about our journey he made a huge fuss about the fact that we had hand luggage sized suitcases and no car. We didn't feel at all at ease or welcome in the slightest. It was... More

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oakthwaite13, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Hello Ben and Mollie, Firstly I would like to apologise for my rudeness, unfriendly and very pernickety approach when you arrived. From reading both your comments you did not experience the same welcome most guest get when they come to stay. As a way of apology I would like to invite you both to come and stay as my guests... More

Sydney
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I would have loved staying at Oakthwaite House, but for the rudeness of the owner. The rooms were clean and all the little details were meticulously taken care of. The owner, however, was very rude to us and did little to put us at ease. One day we were there, my boyfriend was feeling unwell. Rather than... More

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oakthwaite13, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Hello Mollie, I am really sorry for my rudeness and ask that you see my response to Ben's comments and do give me a call. Very best wishes. Peter. More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Thank you Sandra and Peter for looking after us so well during our stay in June. We appreciated your warm welcome and advice on Keswick. Our room very comfortable and enjoyed the excellent breakfast. Appreciated all the thoughtful hidden extras. Would definitely recommend your home as a great place to stay.

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oakthwaite13, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Thank you both for posting such a lovely comment, we was so pleased to welcome you into our home. And to know you had a lovely stay. we do hope to see you both again real soon. More

Widnes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

lovely b n b in a great location, 5 minutes walk to town centre. Stayed in room 1 which is a new addition, room lovely and well presented, a little on the small side compared to other rooms, but had everything you need. We will be back.

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oakthwaite13, Owner at Oakthwaite House, responded to this review

Well Hello again!!! It was so lovely to see you both again and you had another great time in Keswick. Sorry Room 1 was the only room available when you booked, yes a little smaller than the other rooms but we like to think its cosy. Hence why we display both the room and the en-suite on the website. We... More

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Additional Information about Oakthwaite House

Address: 35 Helvellyn Street, Keswick CA12 4EP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Oakthwaite House Hotel Keswick

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