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West View Guest House

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The Heads, Keswick CA12 5ES, England
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Rating summary
  • 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this guest house on Thursday and Friday last week with my fiancé. We had the Causey Pike room and true to its name we had an excellent view of Causey Pike. The facilities at the guest house are wonderful, great shower, walk in wardrobe and comfortable bed. Enough milk provided with the tea and coffee too. Breakfast... More 

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Bo'ness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best B&B experiences I've ever had! Paul and Dawn were fantastic hosts and breakfast was amazing. Will definitely be back and cannot recommend highly enough. Paul is exceptionally knowledgable about the area and a great help if looking for things to do. They cannot do enough for you. Myself and my colleagues were there to climb Scafell... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Echo Davesbird235 - "a warm, welcoming and very comfortable stay". Paul and Dawn are great hosts, location is fantastic, room was clean, well appointed and comfortable, breakfast very satisfying - didn't want for anything more. First time in Keswick, would definitely go again and stay at West View.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Warm, welcoming and very comfortable stay with Dawn. Would recommend to anyone. Gorgeous views over the park and fab location with easy access to into town. Loved the different China mugs everyday in the room and the peace and quiet.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Thank you Paul & Dawn, we've had a brilliant Easter weekend. your home is beautiful, had a very comfortable stay, great breakfast and we even got the great weather you ordered for us! We did climb (from the high car park) up to Latrigg before we went home and saw the wonderful views above the cloud base which you recommended... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Booked the hotel for SO and myself as a base to do some walking in the hills. Would recommend to anyone planning to do this, easy to find and a quick drive to a number of great walks. I asked Dawn, the proprietor, if she could recommend a florist in town for me to surprise my SO with flowers on... More 

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

Thanks for writing such good review. We were delighted to able to romanticise your weekend for you. Next time, try the champagne option, we have a few bottles in the fridge. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

It was our second stay at west view and this time we paid extra for a room overlooking the hills and it was beautiful. The room was very spacious and comfy with a proper hot shower. The view over to the hills is spectacular. The breakfast was massive and set us up perfectly for days spent in the hills. We... More 

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

Thanks for writing such good review. Its good to know when our guests really enjoy themselves. Try booking the new Catbells room next time - its at the top of the house with views only sparrows usually see. More 

London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We regularly stay at westview so thought it was high time we left a review! This is a guest house but the quality of the rooms and hospitality is better than many of the best hotels we've stayed in. We always chose the Lattrigg room which has a lovely super king. There is also lots of room for a travel... More 

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

Thanks for writing such a nice review. Its good to be able to accommodate returning guests with their kids. More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We recently had a two night stay at the west view and which was great. The owners made us feel very welcome and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. The rooms are basic but clean and cosy with TVs, ensuite and wardrobes. The lounge was great with books and leaflets all about the lakes, very useful,... More 

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

Hi Katy, thanks for writing such a good review. Next time you might like to upgrade to one of the prestige rooms, or add the champagne option. More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed for a weekend walking. The location was fantastic with just a 5 minute walk into the town. The view from our room (6) was breathtaking across the Western fells. The room was spacious and comfortable, the modern shower room with underfloor heating was a sanctuary after a day on the high fells. Dawn and Paul... More 

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

Hi Craig, thanks for writing such good review. Room 6 now has a matching view from the floor above in our Catbells Penthouse. Hope we can see you again soon. More 

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