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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our room was cozy and nicely furnished. The owners are nice people and helpful with suggestions. The only thing I didn't like about the room was that there was a hand held shower head, but no shower curtain or shower doors. It made it almost impossible to take a shower standing up without flooding the bathroom. Breakfasts are good and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ivy is right in the middle of Hawkshead and the setting is a combination of traditional, well maintained decor, warm and cozy. It also has its own parking which for ambleside is a blessing. Dogs are welcome although they do make a charge for the dogs which I found odd given others do not. There are three traditional pubs... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We researched this place on TA & read several very positive reviews on location, friendliness, cleanliness & quality of accommodation and food. We booked it on the strength of those reviews. Just do the same-book it.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to visit the heart of the Lake District go to Hawkshead if you, your children or grandchildren like everything about Beatrix Potter visit Hawkshead then go and stay at Ivy Guest House everything that needs to be written about Ivy House has already been said.We have just returned from our 5th stay there and in one word... More 

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Thank Christine W
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We stayed at Ivy Guest House for 2 nights last week. We were in room 1which was spacious enough for the 2 of us and beautifully furnished. The bed was comfortable and chocolates and a teddy bear sat waiting for us -a thoughtful touch. The bathroom was lovely too with freestanding bath and shower fitting across the taps.Shower temperature was... More 

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Leek Staffs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

The attention to detail makes what is an extremely good guest house into a fantastic place to stay. we stayed for two nights [ and wish it was more ] and Daren and Ros pulled out all the stops, the local information added to the well set out guest house and the location of same was second to none, this... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful characterful guesthouse in a beautiful village. The guesthouse is set in a central location in Hawkshead, with its own parking which is a bonus. To top if off Darren and Roz are wonderful hosts, and knowledgeable about the local area. The bedrooms are full of character with everything you could need. Breakfasts are plentiful and filling. We have... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Right from the start you know this is somewhere special: the fantastic location, the warm welcome and the thoughtful attention to detail. Off-street parking is a bonus in this tourist village. Room was smallish but cosy, comfortable & well-appointed, and the guest house is in an historic building so no complaints. Convenient location just across from the Red Lion pub... More 

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Thank Captain_Mak
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Have just had the most amazing weekend at the Ivy with family & friends celebrating my wife's birthday. We booked the whole of the b+b so had it at our disposal for the 2 nights we were there. Darren & Roz are so welcoming when you arrive making you feel so at home. We had a superb buffet put on... More 

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Rochester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

We stayed for a couple of nights in June. We had a comfortable room on the ground floor, with good facilities. Our host was very friendly and chatty. Breakfast was excellent - the bacon was delicious. Everything was very clean and there was a pleasant garden to the front of the property with seating. The location was good, just yards... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Ivy Guest House

Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
Price Range: $102 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ivy Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Ivy Hotel Hawkshead
Ivy Guest House Hawkshead, Lake District
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