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Tarn Hows Guest House
Ranked #88 of 175 Keswick B&B and Inns
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2 reviews
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Reviewed July 12, 2012

We stayed 3 nights at this fine guesthouse in Keswick, which has very nice , clean , beautifully furnished bedrooms, a great location and very good service by the host couple. Enjoy !

Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed July 10, 2012

I stayed here for 3 nights with friends and we had a fantastic, relaxing time. The location of the guesthouse is perfect, the rooms are lovely & comfortable, the breakfast fab. The hosts were very friendly, welcoming & helpful. I will definitely be returning to Tarn Hows.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 7, 2012

I stayed here for three nights and I cannot fault the experience. The owners Andy and Jo were warm and friendly - hugely helpful too. The rooms were beautifully decorated and spotless. Breakfast was delicious and the service perfect. I will definitely be back. It is perfectly located for strolling in to town. The area is very quiet, no traffic noise. I slept really well. This beautiful guest house is a fantastic find. Thank you to Andy and Jo for making my stay so wonderful.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed June 21, 2012

We stayed here during Easter 2012 and it was very enjoyable stay. We had double bedroom with shower on top floor (3floors). Room was beautiful with very comfortable bed, small flat TV, coffee making facilities, hair dryer and fan heater.Rooms are cleaned daily. Breakfast was served only certain time, i think, till 9.30. It was delicious and we got extras when we asked. The owners were very friendly and helpful. The guest house has great location about 5-10 mins walking to town centre.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Sussex
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Reviewed May 24, 2012

Our first stay at Tarn Hows for two nights on the way south after a holiday in Scotland. We found the room very clean, and the bed comfortable. The en suite shower room built into the original room was well appointed but understandably very tight (the hand basin almost impossible to use with the sliding door shut). The owners were very helpful in advising about the town and the surrounding area. Breakfast was adequate, if somewhat quirky - toast seemed to appear at random, the grapefruit was notable by its absence, on both mornings the bacon was undercooked, and the owner seemed to be in the process of turning into Basil Fawlty.

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Reviewed May 7, 2012

Excellent B&B. Very clean, excellent choice at breakfast and lovely single room. Fairly close to town and Andy and Jo were very welcoming and helpful.
I will be returning next time I go to Keswick.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 17, 2012

My second visit to Tarn Hows and I was not disappointed! Spotlessly clean, really helpful friendly hosts, superb breakfast, great location and lovely rooms! Highly recommended!!

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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Property: Tarn Hows Guest House
Address: 3-5 Eskin Street, Keswick CA12 4DH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #88 of 175 B&Bs / Inns in Keswick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Tarn Hows Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tarn Hows is a traditional Victorian residence situated in a quiet location only a few minutes walk from the town centre, lake and all amenities. Keswick is the perfect base for your Lake District stay, and if you enjoy freshly- cooked local produce, comfortable, stylish and elegant accommodation with excellent service and hospitality, then Tarn Hows Guest House is the place for you. ... more   less 
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