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Newcastle
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights here in November 2016. One of the nicest B&Bs we've stayed in - the welcome could not have been warmer, the rooms were warm and comfortable and the view from the bedroom just stunning. Breakfast was wonderful - local produce, home-made bread, free range eggs - really delicious. We can't recommend Bank House highly enough.

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the twin room with a friend. The room was comfortable. The breakfasts were amazing! We hardly needed any lunch after those. And that doesn't mean it was all unhealthy things. There were cooked breakfasts available, yoghurts, fresh fruit salad (not basic apples & bananas, but strawberries, kiwis, blueberries and raspberries - delicious!), two types of home made... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here during the Ullswater Walking Festival in September 2016. We stayed 4 Nights and loved every minute. The prices were much better than anything inside the National Park limits and it's only a short drive to Ullswater. Breakfast was great with choices of Porridge / Cereals / Full English etc. All locally sourced and great... More 

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Sarah H, Owner at Bank House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. Penrith is very close to the National Park Border and we consider walks round Ullswater and Keswick as our local walks. In fact we are very close to the Pennines and people often take day trips to Hadrians wall and even the Dales. We have lots of laminated maps of the... More 

newport news, va.
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71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This B&B is about a mile from the train station, but worth the walk for the quiet alone. A friend who stayed near the station was kept awake all night by music from the pubs. Penrith is a traffic clogged city. Banks House is in a well-to-do, formal neighborhood. One can expect a micro-room with a double bed. (Expect to... More 

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Sarah H, Owner at Bank House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do have a king size bed and hope to open a new room next year with another king size bed and a bathroom. Hopefully we are here to offer help to carry luggage and we can stored your luggage or anything elsewhere securely for you. More 

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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We were only here for one night but wished it had been more. Our room was fabulous, as was all the little touches like the organic bath products. Breakfast was lovely with lots of choice and excellent coffee. Last,but not least,Sarah and Dean made us feel very welcome. We love Penrith and will definitely be returning to Bank House. Highly... More 

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Sarah H, Owner at Bank House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. We use Pure Lakes Toiletries, hand and shower wash, hand and body lotion and shampoo are all supplied in the ensuites Pure Lakes Award winning products are not only devoted to caring for your skin but also for the planet. They have won many green awards and been featured in Vogue, Marie Claire... More 

Dorset, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here for one night two years ago on our journey to Scotland and loved it then. This time our son and daughter in law were joining us for a holiday in Scotland and we required two rooms on the return journey. Once again Sarah was able to oblige us where very few guest houses are... More 

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Sarah H, Owner at Bank House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

What can I say - thank you for a great review. It is always great to welcome back previous guests. More 

Stoke Golding, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Top marks to Sarah and Dean for making our three night stay in Penrith so comfortable and providing such delicious breakfasts. The rooms at Bank House are delightfully decorated in a style which compliments this lovely old house. Everything we needed was provided - locally made toiletries -and the bed linen is a real treat.The location in Penrith was ideal... More 

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Sarah H, Owner at Bank House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review. So glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to meeting you again. More 

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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Could not fault the accommodation or the welcome from Dean and Sarah who were very helpful and informative. Rooms were very comfortable and the breakfasts were lovely, with excellent local ingredients and a good choice. Coffee and cake was put out for us when we returned from our days out, which was a really nice touch. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend... More 

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Sleaford
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great little B&B, bedroom with lovely views, coffee and home made cake on arrival. Good breakfast with lots to choose from and nice touches (fresh fruit etc). We enjoyed our stay and the toffees en route.... We wanted to looked around Penrith on the Saturday morning and were able to leave the car until later in the day which was... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We booked into Bank House for a two night stay, as we were in the Lake District for a sports event. The guest house was easy to find. We had no problem parking on the road, at the front of the building. The large bedroom room was nicely furnished and clean, with view over garden. The bathroom was also large.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bank House is a beautiful period house with Victorian terraced gardens situated on a quiet street in the lovely town of Penrith. All our rooms are elegantly decorated with double sized showers in our wood paneled en-suites. Our breakfast uses fresh local and fair trade produce and try to cater for. We have Freeview TV in all rooms and wifi access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bank House Bed and Breakfast

Address: Bank House Graham Street, Penrith CA11 9LE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Penrith
Price Range: $129 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bank House Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ask if any room is larger than the others.”
 of 5 bubbles fhungolfer, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 has views of the garden”
 of 5 bubbles R0z23, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Your sat nav will NOT direct you here as there is no house number.”
 of 5 bubbles PPPEssexEngland, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room overlooking the garden as it looks over the Fells too.”
 of 5 bubbles Galloglaigh2, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If the other rooms were as good as ours was no need to specify.”
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