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Avondale Guest House
Ranked #2 of 189 Keswick B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

Stayed while on a walking trip through the lakes with my partner. The place was immaculate. Bedrooms very modern and shower was great! Very comfy bed too. Breakfast was superb.....a choice of cereal and fruits followed by a choice of cooked breakfast. Would definitely stay here again and recommend to anyone visiting Keswick.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2014

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a glowing review. The quality of our beds are often commented on and we're glad that you had such a comfortable nights sleep. You certainly deserved it from all your walking! We're also happy to see that our award winning breakfasts continue to delight our guests. When you're in the area again, we look forward to seeing you on a return visit.

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Reviewed 15 February 2014

Having just spent 2 nights here, I cannot fault it. The proprietress are so welcoming, attentive and friendly. Its like being at home. Clean, comfortable and very relaxed atmosphere. Wonderful breakfasts. Will definitely be going back.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2014

Thank you for taking time to review our guest house. It's great to know that our guests feel comfortable and relaxed while here. we feel it's very important that they do. Glad you enjoyed the breakfasts! Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 5 February 2014

I have stayed at Avondale on several occasions and each one has been better the last. The dining room has had a lovely makeover, the breakfast is still superb, and the lovely Linda is still the most welcoming hostess I have ever met.

A fantastic night sleep in luxurious sheets.

Room Tip: I have not slept in 3 different rooms and i could not really say one was better than the other, they...
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2014

Thank you for taking the time to give such a nice review on our guesthouse. It's really appreciated. We're so pleased that you always enjoy your stays here. The newly refurbished dining room is getting a lot of compliments. Always good to hear that our guests have a lovely sleep. Hope to see you sometime soon.

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Reviewed 1 February 2014

You can't beat this guest house! Stephen and Linda are so welcoming. We stayed for the New Year, bottle of bubbly chilling on arrival and the chocolates in the room the following day were a lovely touch (both went down very well!). Newly refurbished dining room looks great, love the fireplace.Theres plenty of choice for breakfast and everything is presented very well and tastes absolutely delicious. We always enjoy staying here, Stephen and Linda can't do enough for you. Came in a couple of days clothes dripping wet and there they were waiting to dry them for us. We've stayed here quite a few times over the past two and a half years and wouldn't dream of going to Keswick and staying anywhere else. Its central for everything, town, lake,and walks. Rooms are very comfortable and immaculately clean. We've even stayed while Stephen has been refurbishing some of the rooms and its still been spotless. Can't fault anything (except Stephens dart playing! keep practices for when we come again Stephen. Such a lovely couple. Look forward to seeing you both again soon. x

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2014

We just can't keep you away! Not that we'd want to of course, as it's always such fun to see you both. We put a lot of work into the refurbishment of the dining room, so it's heart-warming to hear that guests like yourselves love it so much. That's just about the whole guest house that's been made over. Will we take a rest now? The boss says no! See you soon hopefully and thanks for the review.

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Reviewed 31 January 2014

If you want a B&B in Keswick in Keswick, you cannot do better than stay at Avondale, run by Linda and Stephen. The breakfast is outstanding, both in style and content: whisky-soaked porridge, a lavish choice of fruits, nuts and seeds and any combination of the full English or Scottish. The bedrooms are immaculate, a warm and cosy retreat after a day on the fells.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2014

How nice of you to take the time to write a review. Thank you! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much. Lets hope you manage to stay with us again and we have the chance to make you feel warm and cosy once more :-)

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Reviewed 12 January 2014

This is a gem of a guest house located round the corner from the main streets in Keswick, handy for the pubs, shops, market and of course the lake.

We were staying there with friends for Friday and Saturday night to celebrate my 40th birthday and Linda and Stephen could not have been nicer, from the minute they took the booking through to the minute they waved us goodbye at the door. They honestly couldn't do enough to help us, we have never felt so welcome in any hotel anywhere in the world.

The guest house is very nicely decorated, bedrooms are very clean and comfy and the en-suite made me positively jealous! yummy toiletries too.

The breakfast was the stuff of dreams!! I have never before had Staffordshire oatcakes but I am now hooked, the only problem is you may well want to try everything on the very generous menu. The food was local, fresh and fantastic and we left each morning so well fed that lunch wasn't necessary.

Honestly can't fault the guest house or praise Linda and Stephen enough - thank you and we will be back again!!

Room Tip: both of the rooms we had were beautiful and the quiet location meant we had a great night sleep. Tr...
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2014

Well, how can anyone top your review! You make us blush with all your kind remarks, thanks so much. All we can say is that we're really happy that you all had such an enjoyable time and savoured our breakfasts so much. Keswick is a fantastic place to visit and it looks like we may be seeing you again soon. Can't wait :-)

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Reviewed 29 December 2013

This was my first trip to Lake District & was relatively circumspect about the timing as well (Christmas). Linda & Stephen have done a great job with the place & have made the most of the resources.
Great food & a well kept premise makes this B&B more than efficient. Needless to say, Keswick is a beautiful place & worth more than a single trip. (Don't miss Steve's signature 'Glen-soaked porridge' :)
Cheers,

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled solo
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Catbells50, Owner at Avondale Guest House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

Thank you for your lovely review. It's so nice to see a first time visitor to Keswick enjoy their visit so much. It's even better when they tell us that staying with us helped to make their break that little bit special. We hope you'll make it up to the lakes again and stay with us once more.

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Address: 20 Southey Street, Keswick CA12 4EF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 189 B&Bs / Inns in Keswick
Price Range: £90 - £93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Avondale Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Avondale Guest House is a traditional Victorian townhouse located less than 2 minutes walk from Keswick town centre. We have 4 Doubles, 1 Twin and 1 Single room. All rooms are fully refurbished with en-suite facilities. Visit England Breakfast Award since 2012 and Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award since 2012. Variety of breakfast options available including Full English and Vegetarian options and is included in quoted rates. Special diets catered for. Free Wi-Fi available. We provide free bottled water in your room along with fresh milk delivered daily. Bathrobes are provided for your comfort during your stay. Rooms are now equipped with USB sockets for charging purposes. We offer direct booking discounts as well as seasonal special offers. ... more   less 
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