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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely stay for our anniversary, rooms big and warm. Lovely ensuite! Owners pleasant and helpful. Beautiful full English breakfast. Beds really comfy. Lovely little sitting room for guests. Will be staying again in the future.

Thank Mrsnancy247
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a lovely weekend, staying at West View. We were in room 2- it was lovely; very spacious and modern with a very comfy, large bed. The bathroom should also be remarked upon; with an amazing walk in shower. I loved the local toiletries too. Breakfast was very nice, I enjoyed my half breakfast. We will... More 

Thank Laurasop
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Westview guest house for the fourth time,since we know nothing can beat it. The superior double rooms are so comfy, with a beautiful bathroom and everything you need. The breakfast options are great, everything is freshly cooked to order,plenty of fresh fruits,yoghourts,home made jam etc. The lounge for the guests is very nice and handy if you... More 

Thank GwennyOostende
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Heather and Craig were both very welcoming, and we had a lovely few days at West View. It's in a great location, only a few minutes walk from Derwent Water and has views over the hills. The room was clean and tastefully decorated, the breakfasts were fabulous (so much choice!) and it was nice to have the use of the... More 

Thank Becca85uk
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The new owners seem like very nice people and I wish them well. However, after a day's walk, our room was just too cramped to be comfortable. Fortunately, there was a lounge right next door which helped. However, we had difficulty finding places to put our suitcases in the room. I would suggest inquiring about the size of the room... More 

Thank Nina F
Management response:

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you did not like your room. Unfortunately you booked through an agent who always choose our smaller doubles, but as you noticed we do have a variety of room sizes at different price points. Our website has detailed descriptions of the rooms and plenty of photographs, I’d always recommend booking direct... More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Our room was spacious, with a fabulous view of the fells to the west. While the building structure is over 100 years old, it seems freshly renovated, well-maintained and very clean. Room furnishings were very recent vintage and quite comfy (though the mattress was a bit soft for our tastes). The hostess was very friendly and helpful. Very convenient to... More 

Thank Stephen G
Malton, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

our 2nd night on the Coast to Coast run -6 adults stayed 3 rooms, all great size, clean tidy and everything you need for 1 night. this lady was really accommodating as a lot of rooms in Keswick only do 2 nights, but were very obliging as 2 family members were doing the coast to coast run and we needed... More 

Thank Lynne119
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Westview B&b with my parents and boyfriend. Our rooms were spacious, clean and fully equipped with everything we needed. Our hosts, Heather and Craig, were friendly and welcoming. We were greeted with tea and a good chat. The location itself is excellent. 5-10 minute walk from Derwentwater and the town centre. We also made use of... More 

Thank Meesh4417
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53 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Great location, sparklingly clean, and friendly owners. Easy to find very close to town and the lake. The only criticism I would make is the lack of bottled water or other cold rinks in the room. I'm aware this is not common yet in England but it is a very welcome touch in those that do offer it. Also the... More 

Thank uncleTJ
R5-man, Owner at West View Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We have decided not to install fridges in the guest rooms, to provide that would require us installing six fridges and offering almost 5000 bottles of water a year. We took the green strategy of not bringing 5000 empty plastic bottles into the world when the water in the taps in Cumbria is lovely. Given... More 

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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely stay here this week. West View is very well situated for the town & Hope Park. Great room lovely decor. Shower gel & hand wash locally sourced. Owner is very friendly & breakfast was yummy. Was lovely to meet Rusty too.

Thank doasyoulikey

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
West View is a large house in the most popular street in Keswick. Close to the lake, theatre, shops, pubs and restaurants, overlooking Hope Park. Fantastic views from the all-day guest lounge. Our fabulous breakfast will set you up for the day. All tastes catered for. Our prestige rooms have wet room showers, toilet and basin, and king size beds. Prestige rooms can also accommodate a cot or small bed for one young child. Standard rooms have ensuite shower, basin and toilet. One standard room is on the ground floor for easy access.We have secure internal storage for bikes. We can advise you on walking and cycling routes and trails. We can also take you on a guided trail run if you feel fit and bring your kit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about West View Guest House

Address: West View The Heads, Keswick CA12 5ES, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: £79 - £109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — West View Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“superior double rooms well worth the little extra”
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“Location, Clean Tidy, Quiet, Good Size Rooms”
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“view from the catbells room is good”
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