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Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel

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  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
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Sharrow Bay is unique; the epitome of English country living in an unrivalled location surrounded by snow-topped mountains and fells, right on the shores of Lake Ullswater, widely regarded as the most beautiful lake in the country.
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All reviews afternoon tea garden room the main house amuse bouche sticky toffee pudding scallops overlooking the lake special occasion the main dining room tasting menu sausage rolls stunning views birthday treat tea cakes lamb amazing setting staff were attentive
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First visited this hotel 20 years ago in its heyday when it was superb. Wish we had looked it up on Tripadvisor before booking dinner bed & breakfast for £510a night to celebrate our wedding anniversary. On arrival the room was bitterly cold because the...More

6  Thank Peter059
Reviewed 1 week ago

The good things about this hotel are the location, on the edge of Ullswater with stunning views even in November, friendly staff who provided excellent service and put themselves out to help you, large well furnished rooms which were very clean. People come here for...More

1  Thank JL82016
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful stay at Sharrow bay we have stayed over the years and so pleased to see the old girl as not lost her charm it was so nice to see it hadn't been turned into yet another boutique hotel, and has remained true to...More

2  Thank LordHudson
Response from Ivan S, General Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review of our Hotel. We try to keep the Sharrow charm alive with our decor and it's great to know it's appreciated. I'll most certainly pass your comments onto our team who will be delighted to read them....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the start the staff were helpful: we arrived late and were given a later sitting for dinner. A beautiful location on the shores of Ullswater, a place that is actually quiet. We were surprised it was fully booked even out of season, however Sharrowbay...More

1  Thank Connector56859163595
Response from Ivan S, General Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Sharrow Bay Hotel and I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Your room was located in our popular Gatehouse Lodge, which is perfect for anyone looking for peace and quite on their getaway. Hopefully...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night in the Silver Room, it was a magical stay! The view of the Lake as dawn rose was something I will never forget. The food was quite delicious, the staff were beyond helpful. The atmosphere was tangible. I cannot recommend...More

2  Thank Jacqueline T
Response from Ivan S, General Manager at Sharrow Bay Country House HotelResponded 1 week ago

It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay in Silver, this is one of our most popular rooms with the roll top bath by the window, overlooking the lake. My team will be happy to hear they were helpful and I will pass on your...More

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21 March 2018|
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Response from Tom62Lancs | Reviewed this property |
Hello there. I didn't sample the wine flight and 7 course tasting menu, but I can think you can safely assume you'll be downing at least a bottle of wine, and may be another half. The breakfast the following day should... More
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.
24 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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"A Lake view"
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"book early to avoid disappointment"
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"Definitely try to have a room with a view of the lake, it is breathtaking!"
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"The rooms are where you sleep, the rest is, just awesome scenery.."
2 Sep. 2018
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USD 181 - USD 523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
sharrow bay country hotelsharrow bay country penrith
United KingdomEnglandLake DistrictEden DistrictPenrithPooley Bridge
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