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“Wonderful Sawrey”
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Sawrey House Hotel
Ranked #2 of 5 Near Sawrey B&B and Inns
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Our second visit to this superb hotel. We were greeted by Nick who was very professional, the food was excellent and the staff very friendly. The setting of the hotel is fantastic and i would recomend having lunch on the terrace, we will certainly be going again.

Room Tip: The rooms over looking the lake are well worth the extra cost.
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

I recently stayed at the Sawrey House Hotel, with a friend who had never visited the area before. From arrival onwards, the staff were excellent and friendly and we felt that they could not do enough to ensure our stay was wonderful. I would heartily recommend this hotel for the views, nearness to Hill Top, Coniston and Hawkshead and most of all for the great staff.

Well Done - we will certainly return. Many Thanks - Sharon Jenkins

Room Tip: We stayed in Room 1 - ideal if there is an elderly person in your party
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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5  Thank Sharon J
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

Is it a hotel or is it a high-end B&B? I don't know, maybe it's a mixture of the two but either way it's a wonderful place to stay. Right next door to the Beatrix Potter house (Hill Top) means you don't have miles to travel and can arrive well before any tourist buses arrive. This is very desirable as entry to the house is restricted in terms of numbers at any one time and can on occasions require a considerable wait.
Our room was located directly opposite the head of the main staircase and overlooking the garden and views to the rear of the house which are lovely. It has to be said that the garden was in need of a little bit of tender loving care at the time of our visit (June) and we hope that it is not an indication of falling standards to come that will eventually reflect in the house itself.
Overall our stay was enjoyable, the staff very friendly and helpful and the restaurant very good indeed. The house is ideally located - away from the more noisy and touristic areas of the Lake District but within easy access of the same if necessary.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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David_Bulmer, Owner at Sawrey House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2013

Dear ForsetiGermany,
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Sawrey House Hotel. I am delighted to read you enjoyed your short break with us and found the hotel and staff friendly and helpful. We all work very hard to ensure our high standards of service and quality, and have no intention of letting these slip. We have been doing some fairly major gardening at the hotel to ensure we maintain our wonderful grounds and stunning views but I trust this did not detract from your overall visit with us.
Best Wishes
David and the Team

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Reviewed July 5, 2013

Found this amazing place while visiting the Beatrix Potter house. We were very blessed that they had availability. Our room over looked the beautiful well maintained grounds. We were greeted by Nick who was very knowledgeable of the area. We had lunch out on the terrace which was very good. We asked Nick about walking/hiking trails and he recommended some trails which we did venture to. They were great. Nick, we found several waterfalls you told us about - THANK YOU. We did have dinner in the hotel restaurant and is was just wonderful, just as Nick had suggested. Everything from start to finish was outstanding. We will definitely return.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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David_Bulmer, Owner at Sawrey House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2013

Dear Andrew P,
Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. We are delighted you had such a fantastic stay with us and managed to make the most out of your visit to this wonderful part of Cumbria. I am thrilled you found the hotel so good and Nic was able to suggest some walks that you could enjoy. I trust you both managed to get home safely and we look forward to seeing you again for your next visit to the UK
Best Wishes,
David and the Team

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Reviewed June 23, 2013

My wife and I prefer traditional hotels offering friendly and good service, great food and comfortable accommodation. We also like hotels more if they are not overly large. Sawrey House Hotel fits our list of "likes" completely and we will certainly return. We also had an excellent deal.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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David_Bulmer, Owner at Sawrey House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2013

Dear Valerie R,
Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are all delighted you enjoyed our little hotel so much and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon.
Best Wishes
David and the Team

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Reviewed June 15, 2013

This hotel is a great balance between a hotel and a cosy B&B. The location is quite secluded but it is not far to the ferry for Windermere, it is a great escape from everything and the comfy lounge and fire make it very welcoming. I would be happy sat there with my Kindle for hours. The staff are really friendly, the rooms are lovely and the décor is modern yet classic.

Our room was cosy and the bed very comfortable thanks to the mattress toppers used with a lovely view of the gardens.

An evening meal was included in the price which was exceptional value for money. I was grateful that they have a good vegetarian choice rather than the usual pasta dish or salad I end up with! The restaurant overlooks fields full of rabbits and cows making it feel very secluded and private.

Overall I am sure this won't be the last visit we pay to this hotel and I look forward to staying again.

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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David_Bulmer, Owner at Sawrey House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2013

Dear hjelen,
Thank you for taking the time to submit your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to welcome you back for your second visit to Sawrey House and we are delighted it was just as enjoyable as the first. I am thrilled you enjoyed your meals with us as we had just introduced our summer menu which is going down well with some fantastic feedback and reviews. I have passed all your praise onto the team and we all look forward to your third visit to our little hotel.
Best Wishes,
David and the Team.

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Reviewed June 1, 2013

Cant quite believe how they managed to surpass themselves since the last visit but each time they do it! Another excellent stay and incredible value for money. Beautiful place, excellent food and friendly and efficient staff. Couldn't ask for a warmer welcome or to be taken care of any better. If you haven't stayed yet, do - its well worth it !
We will be back for another stay in the not so distant future and we are really looking forward to it !

Room Tip: Ask for the lake view room and do choose to have the evening meal - you wont be disappointed!
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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David_Bulmer, Owner at Sawrey House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2013

Dear StaffordshireRufus,
Thank you for chosing to stay at Sawrey House again, it is always a pleasure to welcome back returning guests and we are delighted we managed to surpass your expectations. As you know, we all work incredibly hard to make Sawrey House what it is, a warm, friend place where you can relax and unwind and be looked after by our excellent team of staff and I'm delighted that's exactly why you keep returing. I will be passing your praise on to all my team and I'm sure we will see you again very soon.
Best Wishes,
David and the Team.

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Additional Information about Sawrey House Hotel

Address: Near Sawrey, Near Sawrey LA22 0LF, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Near Sawrey
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Near Sawrey
Price Range: $132 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sawrey House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sawrey House is an 11 bedroom country house hotel located in the heart of the English Lake District. Set in 3 acres of mature garden and with stunning views of Esthwaite Water and Grizedale Forest, Sawrey House Hotel is the perfect base to explore this beautiful part of Cumbria and is the ideal getaway for nature lovers, romantics and those who enjoy the finer things in life. ... more   less 
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