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Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 14 June 2016

From the moment we were welcomed by Clare and David at the door of the Thornleigh Guest House we knew we had made the right choice for our first visit to the Lake District. The B&B is in a great location, comfortable and well appointed. The hearty breakfasts are superb and served in a charming breakfast room. However, what makes...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 14 June 2016

My wife and I stayed with Clare & David for 3 nights in May 2016, and used Keswick as our base for a few hikes and walks in the Lake District. (it's like staying with your friends as opposed to a B&B) Where to start? David cooks an excellent breakfast and the menu choices are great. He shares his in-depth...

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Staffordshire
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This is without doubt the best guest house that my husband and I have stayed in. Clare and David went out of their way to accommodate us, nothing was too much trouble for them. Their guest house is spotlessly clean, our bedroom was beautifully presented with special touches and fabulous views. The breakfasts were 1st class with choices to suit...

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very positive review of Thornleigh Guest House. It was a real pleasure to meet and host you both and we are thrilled that everything about your stay with us was just right. We love what we do here and if our guests are happy, then we are happy! We very much hope that you...

Yarm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This is the best B&B in Keswick. Clare and David could not do enough for me and worked very hard to keep this place in tip top condition. The accommodation had everything I needed; convenient parking; spacious rooms; great breakfast (made by the egg mechanic); beautiful views; and a position right next to the town centre. I will be back...

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post us a review. We are so pleased that Thornleigh ticked all the boxes for you and a great breakfast was a must for your epic cycle rides! We look forward to you returning again soon. Best wishes, Clare and David :)

Leeds
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Currently rated number 1 in the Lakes, this fabulous guest house offers quality with some special touches. Owners David and Clare take great care to provide you the personal experience you want. Great breakfast choice and quality sets you up for the day ahead. Discuss your plans with David for experienced advise on walks and activities. Clare will provide recommendations...

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. It was a real pleasure to meet and host you both and to see you enjoy your time here in beautiful Keswick. Your positive feedback means a lot to us and makes all the hard work involved behind the scenes, so worthwhile! We would be delighted if you chose to return...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 June 2016

A wonderful 3 days spent right in the middle of town so you could easily walk everywhere was brilliant. Hosts very friendly and gave lots of ideas for trips to discover the amazing landscapes and local activities. Real bonus was we were there on Thursday for Market day. Delicious breakfasts. Beautiful room looking towards the hills. A charming guest house....

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write us a review and for your recommendation to other travellers. It was a real pleasure to meet and host you both over the three days and to see you exploring our beautiful surroundings. We do have an enviable location here and the views from all rooms are just fantastic, we are very...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This is the third stay at the Thornleigh. Claire and David make you feel so welcome as soon as you arrive, everything is explained about free parking, breakfast orders, door keys etc. The rooms are decorated and furnished to a high standard and include little touches such as tissues, bottles of water, tray of sweets, chocolates on the pillow each...

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review of Thornleigh Guest House! We were thrilled to welcome you back for your third stay and we always endeavour to make our guests feel welcome from the minute they arrive. We want you to have the best experience possible and when you leave, to feel like you want to return again! You...

Pattaya, Thailand
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Everything Superb,Fantastic Hosts, Clare and David will do anything to make your stay Great. Clare even managed to get me a doctor appointment within 1 hour. Everything is top class quality from double glazed windows, curtains and carpets.Very Clean. Good breakfast. Great advice on places to go and David has real knowledge for walks/ treks.Definitely a No 1 for tripadvisor....

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a great review! We really appreciate all of your positive feedback and it was a real pleasure to meet and host you both. We hope that you haven't had the need to see the doctor again on your travels and if you are ever in the area again...

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Fabulous stay.Best place we have stayed in Britain. Little extra touches made this special. Very tasty breakfasts and lots of choice. Would highly recommend and we will be back. Clare and David are wonderful hosts.

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thornleigh, Owner at Thornleigh Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of Thornleigh Guest House. It was wonderful to meet and host you both and to find out that you had only married the day before your arrival, was just amazing! We can't believe that you consider Thornleigh to be the best place you have stayed in Britain, wow thank you! We wish you...

East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Both Clare and David were brilliant hosts, their welcome, advise and genuine friendliness was spot on. The guest house was very clean and comfortable with a homely feel, the breakfast selection was great and cooked to perfection, as for location you couldn't ask for anywhere better. We would certainly recommend this guest house and we will be back!!!! carry on...

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Thank you so much for posting such a positive review of your stay at Thornleigh Guest House. It was an absolute pleasure to meet and host you both and to see you relax and enjoy your time here in beautiful Keswick. Your walk over Longside edge and onto Skiddaw was definitely the highlight, albeit a few aching muscles the next...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Highly regarded Victorian Guest House in prime location one minute from Keswick town centre.Close to all amenities...restaurants,bars, Theatre, Lake...yet in peaceful area. All bedrooms en-suite, with wonderful mountain views.Free off-road parking. Free wi-fi. Delicious breakfasts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thornleigh Guest House

Address: 23 Bank Street, Keswick CA12 5JZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: $132 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thornleigh Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“i think i had the smallest room (room #1) but it was plenty big enough and had a fantastic view of Skiddaw”
 of 5 bubbles briodowd11, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book early.”
 of 5 bubbles T3417QSbarrys, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles f_amison, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room 1, small, warm, cosy with great views over skiddaw”
 of 5 bubbles shepd1958, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rear rooms are a little qieter”
 of 5 bubbles chrisk447, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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