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    Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel

    Howtown Road | Lake Ullswater, Pooley Bridge, Penrith CA10 2LZ, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good18%
    • Average11%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “afternoon tea” (67 reviews)
    “garden rooms” (21 reviews)
    “the main house” (18 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 24 August 2014

    Afternoon tea was splendid - fresh, varied and plenty. Service could be more attentive and windows to spectacular views could be cleaner. Limited toilet facilities and if I were john major I would object to having my photo hung in the gents. Outside stairs should...More

    3  Thank Rob A
    Response from Oliver S, General Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded 23 September 2014

    Many thanks for your review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed afternoon tea with us at Sharrow Bay. We will of course take your views on-board as we feel it is always important to listen to our customers. We hope to have...More

    Reviewed 22 August 2014

    Only had lunch and did not stay overnight. The hotel has a wonderful location and the public rooms are fine - perhaps too much on the walls! Food quality was very good - not sure if the restaurant has a Michelin * but in my...More

    1  Thank Kirkmans
    Response from Oliver S, General Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded 24 August 2014

    Many thanks for your review. We are sorry to hear that Sharrow Bay did not live up to your expectations on this occasion and would always want to provide all guest with the best level of service. Should you wish to discuss your review further...More

    Reviewed 19 August 2014

    We have visited this hotel for 35 years and remember well Brian and Francis who were always available to meet and greet guests. Andrew Davies has worked wonders with the refurbishment and the food is excellent still served by Juan and Mark. However since the...More

    8  Thank 75Foody
    Reviewed 17 August 2014

    Have done lots of afternoon tea sessions in London 5 star hotels . Can't beat the location / views of Sharrow Bay however was disappointed by the service we had to ask fir anything and go off to find someone to ask at that service...More

    4  Thank Carol K
    Response from Oliver S, General Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded 24 August 2014

    Many thanks for your review. We are disappointed to hear that the Sharrow Bay's Afternoon Tea did not live up to your expectations and should you wish to discuss your review further please do not hesitate to contact us at info@sharrowbay.co.uk. We do hope that...More

    Reviewed 16 August 2014

    We stayed at Sharrow Bay for three nights on the way north from London to Edinburgh. Apparently this country hotel peaked in the 1980's. Some effort has been taken to restore it. The room we stayed in had been recently renovated (a few years?). It...More

    1  Thank LandALot
    Response from Oliver S, General Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded 24 August 2014

    Many thanks for your review. We do hope that you enjoyed your visit to Sharrow Bay and will of course take your comments on-board. We are pleased to hear that the level of service has met your expectations and sad to hear that others have...More

    Macdonald Leeming House, Ullswater
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
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    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$229 - US$387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Pooley Bridge
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    Brian W
    11 October 2017|
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    Response from Oliver S | Property representative |
    Hi PJandD, yes, smart casual is fine, for the Christmas events we have requested Lounge Suits, or Black Tie. Please just check on which if you are attending and event dinner. Kind regards, Oliver.
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    maj321
    23 September 2017|
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    Response from Oliver S | Property representative |
    Dear Maj321, apologies for the slow reply - notifications don't seem be working properly. Yes we do, we have 4 dog friendly room, all with lake views. Please ask reception if you call to check availability. Regretfully... More
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    Bambibn
    19 September 2017|
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    Response from Oliver S | Property representative |
    Hello, it is no problem to book a taxi, it's best done in advance with either a Penrith firm, or locally in Pooley Bridge, (our reception team on 01768 486301, can supply info for you). As a guide we would say about £20... More
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    "Not all rooms overloook the lake and some are in a seprate building in the grounds. Of course the better..."
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    "We liked Grace a lot. Fabulous views and MUCH bigger than average."
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    "Tuck your shirt in and wear your tie to dinner!"
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