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“Fantastic Hosts” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Claremont House
Ranked #21 of 177 Keswick B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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3 reviews
“Fantastic Hosts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2014

Four nights,fantastic breakfasts (must have the sausage and black pudding) Phil and Joy were very welcoming, cup of tea and cakes on arrival, we stayed in the "Fairfield Room" which had a great view out over the trees which the Red Squirrel is sometimes seen. Even had a small cake on my Birthday, which was why we were there. Phil was full of info about the area which was helpful, the stay was great, everywhere was warm when coming in from a walk, and the room was very comfortable and very clean, thanks Phil & Joy.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Andrea H
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Joy H, Owner at Claremont House, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
What a wonderful review, thank you both very much. So pleased you enjoyed your stay at Claremont House Keswick. Kindest regards. Phil and Joy.
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2014

We booked a 4 night stay at this wonderful B & B, staying in Skiddaw. Phil & Joy are excellent hosts, welcoming us with tea & cakes. The room is tastefully decorated, clean & very comfortable with amazing views on 2 sides (a beautiful sunset one evening). There is plenty of choice for breakfast & Joy's Full English is a great start to the day. Claremont House is well situated not far from the centre of Keswick with good off-road parking. Will definitely be visiting again.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Nick O
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Joy H, Owner at Claremont House, responded to this review, March 31, 2014
So good to see you both again. It is a great testament to us that you come back to Claremont House time and time again. So pleased that you enjoy yourselves here so much. Until the next time. Kindest regards. Phil and Joy.
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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2014

This B & B couldn't be faulted. The owners, Phil and Joy, were delightful and a real pleasure to meet. The accommodation was excellent (we were in the Garden Room), we enjoyed watching the birds and were fortunate to see the resident red squirrel two days running. The breakfast was superb, and a great start to the day. Even the weather was kind!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Arogash
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Joy H, Owner at Claremont House, responded to this review, March 29, 2014
Thank you so very much for your wonderful review. Very much appreciated. Kindest regards. Phil and Joy.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2014

Stayed in Blencathra with mum for a girly weekend away. Can't fault the room, the facilities or Phil & Joy who provide an array of day trip ideas and clearly love the area just as much as everyone who visits. Fantastic breakfast!! Plenty of choice. We enjoyed the 15min stroll down into town, had a good mooch round some lovely quirky shops and gazed in awe at the surroundings when we took the boat ride around Derwent water (55min round trip). Will be back with my other half to tackle some more heavy duty walking...all with the knowledge that you come back to a warm, comfy, peaceful room at the end of the day :) Thank you for making us welcome!

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Thank Allison L
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Joy H, Owner at Claremont House, responded to this review, March 29, 2014
Thank you very much, so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Claremont House, and that you will be returning to us. Look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards. Phil and Joy.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2014

Booked the Catbells room for a weekend away for my boyfriends birthday - this room is wonderfully cosy and comfortable, tastefully decorated, and spotlessly clean.
Phil and Joy are marvellous hosts, giving us plenty of local information regarding restaurants, and the best start to our walk up Walla Crag. Nothing was too much trouble!
The location is perfect, and dead easy to find.
Breakfast was amazing!! Freshly cooked, and bang on the time we requested it for.
Thanks so much to Phil and Joy for having us. We will definitely be back!!

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Joy H, Owner at Claremont House, responded to this review, March 29, 2014
Thank you for taking time to review Claremont House . Such positive comments like these is brilliant marketing feedback, very much appreciated. Kind regards Phil and Joy.
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2014

A lovely room (Blencathra) with spectacular views Set up as a twin bedded room for our mother and daughter weekend visit and with easy chairs and sofa to relax and enjoy the view. Beds were comfortable and excellent en suite facilities. Phil and Joy couldn't have been kinder, tea and cake on arrival, local knowledge that was invaluable. Breakfast was superb, plenty of choice and with the added bonus of watching the red squirrels while we ate. Highly recommend and would love to return for a much longer visit.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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Thank Gillian L
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Joy H, Owner at Claremont House, responded to this review, March 29, 2014
Wonderful review, so pleased you enjoyed your Mum and Daughter weekend. What a fantastic thoughtful Christmas present. Looking forward to seeing you again. Kind regards. Phil and Joy.
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Keighley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2014

You know when you dream of snuggling into a warm soft cosy bed, with white linen and lots of room for two to stretch out? Well that's what we found here and there were views to you dream of. (Blencartha) Lovely people kind, interested, and helpful, but not nosy or pushy. Lovely choice of breakfast items and all cooked to an high standard and served courteously. And I don't need to say a beautiful area to visit. Park the car up in the grounds and walk into Keswick. £2.90 taxi ride home! We didn't walk very far due to recent surgery but walkers accommodated. Really quiet location.

Room Tip: Ring and ask what's available, for the views. Ours looked up to Blencartha.
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Evelyn H
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Joy H, Owner at Claremont House, responded to this review, March 11, 2014
Wonderful review, makes all our hard work worth while. Thank you. This is the best marketing we could ask for. Kindest regards. Phil and Joy.
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Property: Claremont House
Address: Claremont House Chestnut Hill, Keswick CA12 4LT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
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Ranked #21 of 177 B&Bs / Inns in Keswick
Hotel Class:4 star — Claremont House 4*
Number of rooms: 6

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