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West View Guest House

The Heads, Keswick CA12 5ES, England
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Ranked #56 of 178 Keswick B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner & I visited the West View guest house in August 2014. It was an ideal location to the town centre. Further, it was a 5 minute walk from Derwentwater lake. It was clean & comfortable. The breakfast was lovely. The owners were also really helpful when giving advice on popular tourist attractions. We would definately stay there again.

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at West View for two nights during our trip across England. Our room was clean, neat, and had an excellent view of the surrounding area. Dawn was very helpful getting us setup and providing information about the area. The location is very convenient to the bus station (5 min walk) and to the lake short... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at West View in July, three nights over the weekend. First of all, the location is great - right down by the lake but a shirt walk to town also. It's very peaceful too, despite the location near the Main Street. Secondly, our hosts were so obliging - we required a cot got our 12... More

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Ferryhill
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a three night stay at West View. We stayed in the lovely room at the top of the house. The bed was large and very comfortable. The room was light, bright and airy. We where very grateful for the fan provided as Keswick enjoyed the three hottest days of the year so far. The ensuite... More

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R5-man, Owner at West View Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review. We love to hear our guests have really enjoyed themselves. You were so lucky with the fantastic weather. We do have all kinds, so please come back and try some more! More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My wife and I spent two nights at The West View, 13th &14th June 2014. We were made very, very welcome by both Paul and Dawn. The room was very comfortable and we both especially enjoyed the very spacious en suite bathroom. Tea and Coffee facility was great and we didn't run short of either tea, coffee or biscuits. The... More

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R5-man, Owner at West View Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for such great review. We all needed wine to help blot out our memories of the World Cup! More

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Shortly after myself and girlfriend got together, I took her up to the Lake District for a long weekend away together. We both enjoy the great outdoors and Keswick seemed an ideal place to base ourselves for the week. We found parking easy enough on the road, although I can understand how in the height of summer you might be... More

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Sunderland
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

We booked West View for a trip to Keswick to run in the half marathon. Normally we have the dog but being dogless this time had a bit more choice. The location is perfect for getting into town and back from the rugby club with tired legs lol. It's also ideally positioned to get to all the pubs.The room we... More

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R5-man, Owner at West View Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for such great review. The Keswick 10 is in November so you if you fancy another tour of our local lanes, I hope we will see you again. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

As a professional photographer me and my wife travel all over the country in various hotels and bed and breakfasts. Upon arrival at the west view we were warmly greeted by the owners and after a quick chat with paul and dawn we were shown to the casey pike room. I can sum up the room in one word. Stunning.... More

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R5-man, Owner at West View Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write such great review. It was good to meet you both and lets hope there are many more weddings for you to capture! More

Lichfield
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Stayed here in March for 2 nights for a Mountain Bike Race in Whinlatter. Dawn & Paul were very hospitable, nothing was too much trouble...including the very early breakfast we requested on the Sunday morning!! (which I have to say, was delicious). We stayed in the Causey Pike room, which is massive! The view is just stunning. The location is... More

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R5-man, Owner at West View Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for writing such a nice review. We enjoy taking care of competitors and their bikes. More

Market Weighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The room and ensuite were spacious and very clean and tidy. Dawn was welcoming and hospitable, giving plenty of tips about places we wanted to visit. Parking is on-street (free) or public car park and whilst walking around when we were there I got the impression that's quite common for Keswick B&Bs. The location was great for getting to the... More

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Thanks for posting such a good review. More

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Address: The Heads, Keswick CA12 5ES, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
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West View is a large house in the most popular street in Keswick. Close to the lake, theatre, shops, pubs and restaurants, overlooking Hope Park. Fantastic views from the all-day guest lounge. Our fabulous breakfast will set you up for the day. All tastes catered for. Our prestige rooms have wet room showers, toilet and basin, and king size beds. Prestige rooms can also accommodate a cot or small bed for one young child. Standard rooms have ensuite shower, basin and toilet. One standard room is on the ground floor for easy access.We have secure internal storage for bikes. We can advise you on walking and cycling routes and trails. We can also take you on a guided trail run if you feel fit and bring your kit. ... more   less 
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