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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent, both Angela and David met us when we arrived and couldn't do enough for us during our stay. We thoroughly enjoyed the guest house and all it had to offer. The room was cosy, modern and clean. We will definitely be visiting again. Thank you so much for your hospitality. Heidi and Barry.

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ullswaterhouse, Owner at Ullswater Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review about us and provide valuable assurance for potential future guests. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and where more than happy with the hospitality that we provide. Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you again in the future

Bolton, UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed Sunday night 29th January. Angela and David both welcomed us - very attentive, rooms very well appointed, comfortable beds and bedding (quilts), and absolutely everything as far as facilities were concerned. There was an ironing board and iron, and electric car charging points to name but two of the lesser expected items we tend to find at B...

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ullswaterhouse, Owner at Ullswater Guest House, responded to this review

Well we are very pleased with that, thank you for taking the time to write it. The Iron is quite popular but the car charger has been in place for 3 years now and never used - maybe one day. Thanks again. We look forward to your next visit at some point in the future

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couldn't have asked for a better stay here - Angela and David were perfect hosts, with everything carefully thought out and homely. Lovely refreshments including pieces of cake and flapjack were a great surprise when we returned to our room after some hefty walking! Great breakfast and chats/ advice about walks in the area, and our walking boots and coats...

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ullswaterhouse, Owner at Ullswater Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write our first review of 2017, we couldn't of asked for a better one. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and in particular your breakfasts. It wasn't a dream, Ullswater Guest House is a real place. We try and provide for the needs of all of our guests and the drying facilities...

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 10, 2016

We returned to Pooley Bridge wondering how they had survived the floods and were very happy to find that despite a difficult year, Ullswater GH remains a top class B&B. I was a pleasure to stay again for 3 nights. The welcome was great, breakfast lovely and a very pleasant stay.

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ullswaterhouse, Owner at Ullswater Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for this, it's always appreciated when people take time to write reviews. It helps us keep on track and it helps inform other potential guest's that it's worth a visit 😁

Birmingham UK
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Stayed here for one night in October 2016 with my adult son in twin room #2. We arrived earlier than expected but were still welcomed for check in. The room was spotless and well appointed, the generous jar of shorties was especially welcome after a long drive. Information was given regarding local amenities such the local pubs and shops. Breakfast...

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ullswaterhouse, Owner at Ullswater Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this super review of your stay with us. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and our standards exceeded your expectations. I am sure your comprehensive comments will benefit other trip advisors users and hopefully will steer some of them in our direction. Thanks again and we hope to see...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Fantastic B&B. Immaculate, centrally heated rooms, beautifully cooked breakfasts with fresh fruit, yogurt and cereals. David and Angela are excellent hosts with good local knowledge. Pooley Bridge is a lovely village with plenty of eating places. Bistro 1863 is particularly good.

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ullswaterhouse, Owner at Ullswater Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to contribute to our trip advisor page. Contributions from customers are invaluable for us in helping to assess our performance in relation to our customers expectations. Contributions are however even more value to the wider traveller community in helping them find genuine places to stay that are appropriate to their needs. Thank you from everyone,...

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Lovely place to stay convenient to the M6 when travelling north or south! Very clean, friendly hosts, brilliant breakfast. Super complimentary tea/coffee tray in room. Good value for money. Short walk from lake. Quaint village. Would recommend.

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ullswaterhouse, Owner at Ullswater Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write this review about your stays at Ullswater Guest House. We are happy to accept single night bookings and with our proximity to the M6, A66 and the beautiful Ullswater Valley we are ideally located for a relaxing stopover which we are glad you benifitted from. Best wishes and thanks again. We hope...

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights for our wedding anniversary and could of easily spent the week here. This B&B is lovely, a warm welcome when we arrived, fantastic bedroom decorated in peaceful tones and had everything you could possibly need. Spacious bathroom, Spotlessly clean, private car park, plenty of info on local area and fantastic location! Breakfast was amazing...

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ullswaterhouse, Owner at Ullswater Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to contribute to our trip advisor page. We really appreciate the time people give out of there busy lives to do this. I am particularly pleased that you enjoyed your breakfast, we may be small but we work hard with our suppliers to get the best local produce, which is then prepared individually for...

Lancashire
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Without doubt Ullswater Guest House is a truly fantastic place to stay, your hosts Angela & David are really friendly & helpful. Nothing is too much trouble. Parking space for approx 5 to 6 cars. We stayed in a beautiful room No2 which has two single beds en- suite a step in shower with views over the fields looking down...

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ullswaterhouse, Owner at Ullswater Guest House, responded to this review

Another superb review which has made us feel very proud and humble. Thank you we really appreciate your comments and hope you can visit us again some time in the future.

Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

This really is the perfect B and B: spotlessly clean, tastefully decorated, very comfortable, great location from which to explore the lakes, breakfast cooked to order with high quality ingredients but above all a friendly welcome from the owners. Nothing was too much trouble; we arrived very wet and muddy and had our wet boots and clothes whisked away to...

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ullswaterhouse, Owner at Ullswater Guest House, responded to this review

Wow, what can I possibly add? Other than thank you for taking the time to write this review and sorry it's taken me a while to respond. Thanks again and hope to see you again sometime in the future.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family run, 4 Star Gold Bed and Breakfast in Pooley Bridge which sits at the head of Lake Ullswater in the Lake District. Fabulous breakfasts are served using the best local fresh ingredients available, all our rooms are individually decorated and all are ensuite with views, we also have a ground floor room. There is ample private off road parking (Including Free EV Charge Point), secure lock up for equipment and wet room.Access to the fells and Lake are minutes away, fishing, golf, horse riding and sailing are all close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ullswater Guest House

Address: Pooley Bridge, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2NN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Eden District > Penrith > Pooley Bridge
Price Range: $100 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ullswater Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Ullswater Guest House Pooley Bridge, England
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“Lovely upstairs views of the hills and forest behind.”
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“Room No: 2”
 of 5 bubbles dchl, Aug 5, 2016 | Read review
“Well worth the money for great room and breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles terryd00ley, Aug 3, 2016 | Read review
“Just look at the room and decide”
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“If you struggle with stairs ask for the ground floor room. If you need cash there is a Post Office counter inside a shop a few doors down.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolyneP12, Aug 1, 2015 | Read review
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