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The Gateway at Hest Bank

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19 Marine Drive | Hest Bank, Lancaster LA2 6DY, England
The Gateway at Hest Bank
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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caerphilly
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We stayed as a family of 4, for the second time mid February 2015.Once more an extremely pleasant stay. The rooms are comfortable and well furnished, with everything you would expect from a quality b and b. Proprietor friendly and accommodating. Nice little touch in the room, sweets for children, breakfast very enjoyable. We will return, as have family around... More 

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angelacarmen, Owner at The Gateway at Hest Bank, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review, It's always great that you can revisit a B and B and have as an enjoyable stay as the first time. I'm happy that those little touches were noticed and appreciated. Lovely to see you all again and hope to see you at The Gateway in the future. Angela More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Super friendly genuine hosts.... Very affordable....relaxed and professional. This is a beautiful propert with very friendly hosts who leave you too your own devices, a real pleasure to have stayed here last night...I hope to return on business and wouldn't hesitate to book again and bring the family, everything clean and comfortable in the rooms and perfectly placed between the... More 

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angelacarmen, Owner at The Gateway at Hest Bank, responded to this review

What a wonderful, positive review of The Gateway at Hest Bank. I am really pleased you enjoyed your short stay. I hope to see you and your colleagues again and, as you know, we have large family rooms to accommodate yourself and your family. Please come for a short break in pretty Hest Bank overlooking the beautiful Morecambe Bay. More 

Buckley, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My Wife and I recently stayed for 2 nights. The Gateway is spotlessly clean. Our room was on the ground floor with comfortable chairs and a walk in shower, great for my wife who has recently had a knee replacement. The breakfast was delicious and well served. Angela, the owner couldn't be more helpful and we had a lovely,restful two... More 

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angelacarmen, Owner at The Gateway at Hest Bank, responded to this review

This is a wonderful and welcome review, I am really, very pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Gateway at Hest Bank. In particular the ground floor room as this hasn't been completed very long but is proving very popular with guests with mobility issues requiring easy shower access and a good sized sitting area. Thanks again and I hope... More 

London, United Kingdom
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41 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Stopped here for one night en-route from London to the Lake District. Angela welcomed us warmly into her home and as it was mid-evening and the local pub had stopped serving food, invited us to use the dining room for a takeaway. Our large clean room had everything we needed. The decor was simple and the bathroom in particular was... More 

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angelacarmen, Owner at The Gateway at Hest Bank, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Gateway, lots of positives but sadly a couple of points you were obviously unhappy about. Firstly the light under the bedroom door - A lamp has to be left on in the hall overnight for safety reasons. There is a draft excluder in all the bedrooms on the first floor specifically to prevent... More 

Sidcup, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The Gateway was our first stop on a week's tour of the North of England. We are a family of 4 adults and we opted to share a room due to expense. This was fine for one night and our "children" had proper adult sized single beds. What made the difference was the choice of tea/coffee/fruit teas/hot chocolate and also... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at the Gateway on our way back south from a trip to Scotland and were very impressed. Angela is a lovely, friendly, welcoming host and her home is immaculate. Our room was large and spotlessly clean, lovely decor and nice touches, such as bottled water and wee chocolates left for us every day! Good Shower!!... More 

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Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We wrere transferred to this property due to a "burst pipe" at another hotel and as it turned out it happened to be a good move judging by the reviews at the other place which shall remain nameless!! This b&b was just perfect with lots of nice little touches like bottled water in the room. The room was very comfortable... More 

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I had an overnight stay en route southwards from Scotland. (I advise travellers to get directions for parking before arrival, as this is round the back.) Angela was friendly and helpful, and the room attractively furnished with very comfortable bed. I was pleased to be able to get on the beach quickly for a walk, and the sunset sky was... More 

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Very comfortable and welcoming with a good breakfast so served the purpose for our one night stop enroute to Scotland. Our only comment would be that having booked on the internet it gave the impression of being in or nearer Lancaster.Being on main road deterred opening window on a warm night. Overall very good.

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angelacarmen, Owner at The Gateway at Hest Bank, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review. I'm happy you were pleased with The Gateway, that you felt welcome and that your breakfast was good too. Just to mention a couple of your concerns, one was that you had the impression we were situated nearer the city centre of Lancaster. To reach the centre is only 10 minutes by car and the map... More 

Leeds
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Was made very welcome by Angela and Bubbles (a fussy but non bouncy Cocker Spaniel) before being shown to a beautiful and comfortable room. Very relaxed atmosphere and great location close to the sea front; am looking forward to coming back again!

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angelacarmen, Owner at The Gateway at Hest Bank, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Simon, very happy that you were pleased with your room and overall stay at The Gateway. Hope the rest of your cycling went well and we could safely store your bike for you. Bubbles and myself look forward to you visiting us again! Regards, Angela More 

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