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Udine, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here twice for a total of two weeks in October. From previous reviews I knew the single room would be small so I didn't expect much, but I was wrong. It was the details that made the difference. Bed was very confortable, with nice linens. The decor and color scheme creates a very relaxing atmosphere. All the essentials... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We spent two nights in this lovely guest house with my partner. The room was small but extra cozy with a big bed and four pillows the only problem was the noise of the bed in every little movement which was making us feel uncomfortable. The breakfast was really nice served every morning at a reasonable time. The location is... More 

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Thank georgio g
Alexandra L, Owner at Herdwick Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay here but sorry to hear about the bed but never the less extremely pleased you brought it to our notice. We have checked the bed and found that the headboard had loosened from the frame. The bed has now been taken apart and rebuilt and is completely solid. More 

habana
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39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Booked this b&b as it was en-suite & cheaper than others without,the room was very compact,but clean & a comfortable bed,the en- suite was a bonus for the price,really friendly & helpful owners,i had a bit of trouble getting the shower to work properly & i felt that the cooked breakfast was a little on the small side,parking isn't easy,but... More 

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Thank the_cuban
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Me and a friend had a lovely week at Herdwick Guest House. The room was a really good size and the B&B is a short walk from Keswick town centre. A special thanks must go to Alex, who runs the b&b, who was really friendly and quite happy to lend a helping hand when it comes to days out and... More 

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Thank Robert K
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203 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a couple of nights and were at the top most en-suite room. Bed was comfortable and host was accommodating and friendly. They obtain their meats fresh from local butcher. Lots of sheep memorabilia here, very cute. Parking for most B&Bs in this area is on street only (free, first come first served). No lift, 3 stories.

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Thank McChi
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10 reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Excellent B & B. Very clean room and delicious breakfast. I usually have trouble sleeping, but this was not the case at the Herdwick Guest House. Parking can be tricky at times but we always managed to find a space. Very close to the centre of town with plenty of places to eat.

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Bedale
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Managed to get a room last minute which was clean with nice ensuite, tea and coffee etc and biscuits. Owners both very nice. Great breakfast in relaxed dining room, good choice of cereals and fruit and quality ingredients in cooked.

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Thank Richard A
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Just back from a two day birthday break and its been perfect the "herdwick" couple alex and ben were very good hosts the room no6 "swaledale" was spotless and the breakfasts perfect .. we have loved keswick for a good few yrs even more so now after saying at this 5* bed and breakfast .. thanks to alex and ben... More 

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Thank les c
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

My partner and I were on a much needed weekend break, so wanted peace and relaxation. The couple running this guesthouse paid attention to detail, and were genuinely interested in their guests. They shared local knowledge to ensure you had a good experience - in our case walking and exploring the area. The room was spotless and the bed the... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We stayed here for two nights for my husbands 50th birthday, from entering to leaving we were made to feel very welcome with nothing being too much trouble. We stayed in room 5 which was very comfortable and clean and had a nice view of the mountains. This was our first visit to the Lake District but definitely not our... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You are assured of a very friendly welcome at the Herdwick Guest House. Breakfast is served in our dining room. We are a quality Cumbria accredited accommodation situated in a quiet residential street with free unrestricted parking in the streets around. It is just a short walk to the town centre, Lake, Theatre and Parks.All rooms have ensuite facilities with towels and toiletries, hospitality trays flat screen tv wifi and alarm clocks. The guest house has been totally refurbished in 2014. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Herdwick Guest House

Address: 13 Leonard Street, Keswick CA12 4EL, England (Formerly Lake Mere Guest House)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: £68 - £73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Herdwick Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 3 is very spacious with a sofa”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 was very compact, maybe not suited for a larger person”
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“Room 6 on the top floor was fantastic!!”
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“Room 3 is very large and comfortable”
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“Rooms are on two levels, which may be a problem for anyone with a disability as there are stairs to be climbed.”
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