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    Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel

    Howtown Road | Lake Ullswater, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2LZ, England
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    • Excellent65%
    • Very good18%
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    “afternoon tea” (67 reviews)
    “garden room” (23 reviews)
    “the main house” (18 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We visited here to celebrate our wedding anniversary, though we had not made the hotel aware of this. From the moment we arrived to the time we left we were made to feel welcome. The front of house staff that greeted us were lovely and...More

    3  Thank Marie K
    Response from Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Marie K, thank you for your kind comments - I happy to hear we helped you celebrate your wedding anniversary and make it so special for you. I hope we can welcome you back to Sharrow Bay soon. Kind regards, Ivan.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A beautifully furnished elegant hotel in a peaceful setting within lovely grounds on the banks of Lake Ullswater. The restaurant is delightful and the cuisine is certainly special with a very good selection of wines, staff were also fantastic. Views from the restaurant and some...More

    3  Thank Tare U
    Response from Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Tare U, thank you for your very positive comments, I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us - and made the most of our beautiful location to get outdoors and enjoy Ullswater. I will pass your comments on to the team, and...More

    Reviewed December 17, 2017

    Spent a night here recently while passing through, there was 6 of us in total. My room Pink Room was clean but slightly dated in design, functional but wouldn’t be my choice. Views from the room over the lake were stunning. Dinner was good staff...More

    2  Thank Gary4407
    Response from Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded December 18, 2017

    Dear Gary4407, thank you for your positive comments about your recent stay - I hope we can welcome you back to Sharrow Bay soon. Kind regards, Ivan.

    Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

    We were gifted a one Nights stay in the garden harmony room with full goumet tea menu. We arrived to book in to a young man on reception who spoke so quickly it felt like we were just a inconvenience to him. Escorted to our...More

    5  Thank Dave R
    Response from Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded December 11, 2017

    Dear Dave R, I am sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit to us, I notice that you felt you were not 'wanted', which I can assure you is not true - we welcome all our guests and endeavour to deliver the best...More

    Reviewed December 6, 2017

    Since it inception in the late 1940s, when Francis Coulson created the now very familiar genre of the ‘country house hotel’ with his theatrical sense of hospitality, the Sharrow Bay has been one of those iconic hotels that has been on my ‘must visit’ list....More

    2  Thank Tom62Lancs
    Response from Oliver S, Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded December 7, 2017

    Dear Tom62Lancs, thank you for your very kind comments - I'm happy to hear that after having spent a while on your 'must visit' list, we matched up to your expectations and that you enjoyed your visit to us. We cannot take credit for our...More

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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
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    • Price range
    • $232 - $398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Cumbria >
    • Lake District >
    • Eden District >
    • Penrith >
    • Pooley Bridge
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    • Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel Pooley Bridge, England
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    Brian W
    October 11, 2017|
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    Response from Oliver S | Property representative |
    Hi PJandD, yes, smart casual is fine, for the Christmas events we have requested Lounge Suits, or Black Tie. Please just check on which if you are attending and event dinner. Kind regards, Oliver.
    September 23, 2017|
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    Response from Oliver S | Property representative |
    Dear Maj321, apologies for the slow reply - notifications don't seem be working properly. Yes we do, we have 4 dog friendly room, all with lake views. Please ask reception if you call to check availability. Regretfully... More
    September 19, 2017|
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    Response from Oliver S | Property representative |
    Hello, it is no problem to book a taxi, it's best done in advance with either a Penrith firm, or locally in Pooley Bridge, (our reception team on 01768 486301, can supply info for you). As a guide we would say about £20... More
    Room Tips
    "Princess room"
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    "The Cottage room in the garden is the hotel's best kept secret."
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    "Not all rooms overloook the lake and some are in a seprate building in the grounds. Of course the better..."
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    "We liked Grace a lot. Fabulous views and MUCH bigger than average."
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