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Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have recently returned from another stay at Dunmail House - we have stayed so many times I have truly lost count. This is an absolutely exquisite place to stay: Shirley is a really warm and friendly host, nothing too much trouble! The place is warm and inviting, beautifully furnished and impeccably clean to give a feel of maximum comfort...

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Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write such a delightful review of your recent stay. I am so pleased you were able to relax and go home refreshed. Breakfast here as you know is designed to set you up for the day and I thank you for mentioning the large variety of items to choose from. I look forward to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 2, 2016

It was my first time here and I didn't want to leave... Amazing owner who makes you feel so welcome and comfortable, gives you great advices on places to visit or eat. B&B is located in a peaceful and beautiful place, rooms are spotlessly clean, bathroom toiletries, stunning views and delicious breakfast every morning. Stay here if you want the...

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Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. It was great to meet you and I really appreciate all your positive comments about your stay. I am delighted you enjoyed breakfast as I try hard to cater for all tastes and always source the best products from local suppliers. I do hope you will come back again sometime in the...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 18, 2016

My 3rd stay here at Dunmail and I will always come back. Shirley's a wonderful host, always warm and welcoming and I've always felt so pampered at my stays here. The coffee and yummy homemade cake were indeed a blessing after a long journey there! Breakfast is fantastic with many choices, all personally cooked. The place is clean and spotless...

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Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

Thank you for your super comments and for taking time to put your thoughts on trip advisor. It was delightful to see you again and I am so pleased you keep returning to stay at Dunmail House. The autumn colours here have been wonderful over the last few weeks and today we had a few sprinkles of snow on the...

Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We have just returned from another superb stay at Dunmail House, indeed we also had several days there in June this year. On both occasions our stay was nothing less than perfect with Shirley's warm, friendly welcome, nothing too much trouble, there is an atmosphere that I can only describe as being at home in the Lakes. Spotlessly clean with...

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Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for coming to stay here at Dunmail House and for your kind review. As you know it has been a difficult time for me and I thank you so much for your continued loyalty and support. I am looking forward to seeing you again soon. Shirley

Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

If you want to relax, unwind, enjoy a central location with great friendly accommodation and just fantastic views you cant go wrong, ever!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Good to getaway to walking, eating and chilling! Lovely breakfasts and accomodation. Looked after so well and lots of places to relax and lose yourself in. Great history with the National Trust and open spaces

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

Grasmere is certainly a beautiful place to stay and we are delighted that you relaxed with us at Dunmail and managed to do some great walking and sightseeing. It is always a pleasure to see you and thank you for taking the time to write such an excellent review for us. Best Wishes Shirley & Tony

Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 16, 2015

My husband and I have just returned from another excellent stay at this wonderful B&B. From the really warm and friendly welcome from Shirley & Tony, the exceptionally clean and comfortable rooms tastefully decorated (including a very spacious and comfortable lounge commanding a picture window showing a panorama of the Easedale Fells), to the outstanding breakfast in the morning, full...

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

It is always our pleasure to see you both and we thank you for choosing Dunmail House as your favourite place to stay in the Lakes. We are always happy to share our elegant home with our guests and we are delighted to know that the views and comfort of our guest lounge are a great benefit to all who...

Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from our first trip to the Lake District. We stayed at the fantastic Dunmail House bed and breakfast. We stayed in a gorgeous double room with en suite and beautiful few of the garden and fells. We were met with a warm welcome from Shirley who not only showed us around the b&b but gave us a great...

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

It is extremely kind of you to take time from your very busy lives to write such a positive review for us. Thank you. It is always great to know our guests have enjoyed their stay and its fantastic to know our recommendations were of help in making your stay even more enjoyable. We really do hope to see you...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 20, 2015

We were greeted with a lovely pot of tea and home baked cake. Our room had an amazing view of he fells, spotless with crisp white linen and contemporary soft furnishings, Breakfast was a feast each morning and the packed lunches kept us going all day. The owners were the perfect hosts, nothing was too much trouble for them and...

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We really do appreciate you taking the time and trouble to write a review and we are delighted you enjoyed your short break with us. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we are happy you enjoyed the quality of our breakfast which we try to vary as much as...

Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 28, 2015

Enjoyed yet another lovely holiday staying with Shirley & Tony at Dunmail House. We return each year and would not dream of staying anywhere else in the Lakes - even if it means travelling to where we want to walk. We really do think nowhere else would be better. The house is constantly spic and span, very comfortable indeed and...

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Tony-Shirley E, Owner at Dunmail House, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to see you both and we thank you very much for your wonderful comments and continued loyalty. Happy guests are our priority and it is just fantastic you have enjoyed staying with us so many times. We hope to see you both again soon. Warm Regards Shirley & Tony

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Dunmail a small, exceptionally friendly and informal bed and breakfast situated within the enchanting village of Grasmere. Beautiful newly decorated and furnished en-suite bedrooms with stunning views. Dunmail enjoys private car parking and gardens with panoramic views towards Stone Arthur and the fells. Five Star rated with Award winning breakfasts to set you up for the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dunmail House

Address: Keswick Road, Grasmere LA22 9RE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grasmere
Price Range: $63 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms are good, back is cooler if sunny in summer but all have lovely views.”
Shirl2, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All are good views - the rear is quieter but glazing in the front rooms cuts out road noise anyway.”
Shirl2, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good though the ones to the rear are quieter - lovely views from all.”
Shirl2, Sep 16, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have amazing views of the Lakeland Fells”
O2773XEmarkj, Jul 20, 2015 | Read review
“At the back beautiful view of fells immediately behind but at the front stunning views over Easedale Fells. Both equally as good.”
Shirl2, May 28, 2015 | Read review
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