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“Warm & welcoming.”
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Honister House
Ranked #20 of 189 Keswick B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 6 November 2012

We stayed for two nights and were extremely comfortable. John & Susie were very welcoming & friendly. We enjoyed our breakfast enormously. We really liked sitting around a big table and chatting with other guests. It is so close to the centre of town it's situation is ideal for enjoying strolling around Keswick. We were forgetful and inadvertently left some items behind. Susie very kindly contacted us and is posting them to us. Now that is good service! Thanks to them both. Definitely worth a visit.

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled as a couple
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honisterhouse, Owner at Honister House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2012

Thank you so much for your review which captures the atmosphere we try to generate at Honister House, and points out how close we are to all Keswick's many attractions (but still in a quiet corner of the town).
We hope to see you again soon
John and Susie

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Reviewed 16 October 2012

We spent on night in October after completing our first day on the C2C route. We had a really warm welcome. Tea and coffee lovely and fresh, even gave us a flask with fresh milk, very welcome. set ideal for the town only round the corner. the lake is within easy walking distance. Breakfast was excellent. we also had a packed lunch. Really good value, and certainly knocks the meal deals on the head. Would certainly recommend.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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honisterhouse, Owner at Honister House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2012

Thanks for such a top notch review. Much appreciated.We aim to keep our standards consistently high and value those extra touches which we think make all the difference.
We hope to see you again
John and Susie

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Reviewed 10 October 2012

Warm welcome, parking pass for Central Car Park.
Room was comfortable, sufficiently spacious and well equipped.
Bed comfortable, but a bit smaller than we have at home, but perfectly fine.
Superior choice of tea and coffee facilities - real coffee! Great home made cookies rather than packet biscuits.
Great shower - no bath, but we expected that.
The breakfast choice was vast - plenty of cereals, fresh fruit salad and a fantastic cooked breakfast choice which is cooked to order in the morning when you come down, no need to choose the night before. Great quality items too - no cheap nasty sausages here!

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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honisterhouse, Owner at Honister House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2012

Thanks for taking the time to post such a positive review which is much appreciated.
We hope you will consider returning next time you visit the Lake District
John and Susie Stakes

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Reviewed 8 October 2012

Yet again, our stay with John and Susie at Honister House was most enjoyable. I stayed in Catbells and my brother – in - law in Causey Pike. I was staying for the fifth time, and yet again standards are high. Both rooms had been tastefully refurbished for this year. Breakfast cooked by Susie was first class together with John’s timely delivery of the toast. John has extensive knowledge of the Lake District and was able to give us additional and reassuring advice about our planned walks for the day. Honister House is centrally located, but yet quiet at night. We can recommend the privately owned Italian Restaurant Casa Bella in Station Street, for good food and atmosphere, also the Dog and Gun, for good pub food. We recommend this B&B to anyone and you won't be disappointed. Thanks to Susie and John for a lovely stay.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank BerkshireWren
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honisterhouse, Owner at Honister House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2012

Many thanks for taking the time to post such a very kind review which confirms our objective which is to keep our standards as high as possible at all times. We really do appreciate the thanks we receive which helps to maintain our enthusiasm.
John and Susie Stakes

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Reviewed 20 August 2012

Stayed for the first time at Honister House on the 17th & 18th August. What fabulous hosts John and Susie are, nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are brilliant, nicely decorated and lots of personal touches,homemade biscuits, with so many choices of beverages on the tray.Hairdryer, even a hot water bottle for if it gets cold. Lovely fluffy towels with beautiful smelling shower gels and shampoo. Breakfast is perfect, spoilt for choice. I did not want to go home, I felt so spoilt.I would 100% recommend this place to anyone wishing to stay in Keswick. People come back time and time again, so try and book well in advance as you might not get in, it is that popular. I know that I will definitely return. - Louise Boardman - Manchester

Room Tip: There are only 3 rooms, two with double beds, and one with twin beds, they are all beautiful.
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  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with family
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1  Thank Louise B
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honisterhouse, Owner at Honister House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2012

Thanks for such a winderful review which is very much appreciated. We are particularly pleased that our extra touches do seem to make the difference and help us to give real value for money. Look forward to seeing you again.
John and Susie

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Reviewed 19 August 2012

This was a fantastic stay with John and Susan,they went out of the way to make you feel welcome.Beautiful bedroom with lots of extra touches like homemade biscuits,bottled water and bath/shower bottles.The breakfast was fantastic lots of choices and the table beautifully set out.We would definately stay again and would recommend this to anyone.
Maria Tom and Jess Ellis,Stockport.

Room Tip: Although in the town,rooms do not get much noise from the street
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  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with family
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1  Thank Maria E
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honisterhouse, Owner at Honister House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2012

Thank you so much for taking the time and trouble to send in your review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.
We look forward to seeing you again
Kind regards
John and Susie

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Reviewed 6 August 2012

Stayed 4 times with susie and john, not once dissapointed, fantastic breakfast lovely rooms amazing service and generally nice honest helpful people. If your thinking about it, don't anymore it is worth every penny.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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honisterhouse, Owner at Honister House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2012

Thank you so much for such an enthusiatic review. We really appreciate it when returning guests find that our standards remain high when compared with previous visits. This is the best way of demonstrating that our commitment to quality is working. We hope you will return and will be no less impressed.
John and Susie

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Additional Information about Honister House

Address: 1 Borrowdale Rd, Keswick CA12 5DD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 189 B&Bs / Inns in Keswick
Price Range: £78 - £97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Honister House is located closer to the heart of Keswick than any other B&B, just a short stroll from the charming Market Square, the 100-year-old Cinema, the Theatre and Derwent Water. With only three guest rooms, Honister House is ideal if you're looking for a relaxed and welcoming place to stay. We cook breakfast fresh to order, have lots of options available and use high quality produce. We're happy to cater for special dietary needs. Our hospitality trays include filter coffee, a wide range of teas, and home-baked treats. ... more   less 
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