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Summer Hill Country House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful welcome, thoughtful touches, accommodating and delicious food, clean, elegant and comfortable room, beautiful grounds, helpful advice on the area, lovely artwork too- We hope to be back soon!

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mike and Patsy offer a welcoming and relaxing place to stay. They are happy to help you find your way around the lakes and serve up a great breakfast. This was our second visit and every bit as good as the first

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

I note that you are so relaxed after your stay with us that you have jumbled up your vowels in the heading of this review... We were more than happy to see you again and appreciate your kind words. Good luck with the garden room and also for the book that will be written in it when Mal has finished...

Morpeth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent the loveliest weekend at the Summer Hill Country House in the Lake District. We had a wonderful welcome from our hosts followed by tea and home made cakes while we relaxed chatted and were immediately made to feel very welcome indeed. Our room was warm and cosy, well equipped with tv, wifi etc and lovely little...

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very complimentary review. We are very pleased that you had such a positive experience and that you had such a good time. See you again soon!

Morpeth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were supplied with excellent directions to find the property and on arrival received a very warm welcome. The room was very comfortable, clean and well equipped; digital tv, wifi etc. Located in a perfect area for exploring the Lakes and with stunning views towards Hawkshead Patsy and Mike are great hosts and made us feel totally at ease on...

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review. We are very pleased that you found everything to your satisfaction including the Full English each morning. One of the pluses of being here is that you can soon walk off the calories!

Chessington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mike and Patsy are superb hosts and their BandB is a truly excellent place to stay. Lots of care and attention to small as well as bigger aspects of what adds up to a great stay. From home-made individual chocolates at the side of your bed to a warm and welcoming dining room and guest lounge. We have come back...

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Always a pleasure to reacquaint ourselves with our 'regulars'. We enjoyed meeting up with you again and really appreciate you taking the time to leave such a lovely review just before you leave on your African road trip.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Summer Hill Country House is situated in a peaceful rural location but within easy reach of the village services and pubs of Hawkshead. We were warmly welcomed at short notice by hosts Patsy and Mike and placed in a comfortable and tastefully furnished en-suite room, and had access to a spacious sitting room. Mike provided excellent touring advice and Patsy...

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very complimentary review. We are happy the we were able to add to part of your road trip and that you were able to relax and enjoy yourselves, especially with excellent weather we're having.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another fantastic stay at Summer Hill - a warm welcome, comfortable room and delicious breakfasts! An ideal base for exploring Ambleside, Coniston and South Lakeland - looking forward to my next visit :)

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

It was great to see you again and we are looking forward to your next visit. Thank you for taking the time to post this review as I often say, one of the nicest compliments is a return visit from our guests

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely weekend at Summerhill Country House. Mike and Patsy's attention to detail make it a lovely place to stay. They make it a lovely warm, relaxed atmosphere and the house and garden are just lovely. Thank you again - We will be back!

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us so positively. We enjoyed having you and Ed to stay and trust that you have recovered from your energetic afternoon at 'Go Ape'. Maybe next time you come you could attempt the Via Ferrata?

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got home after our fourth stay at Summerhill. It was up to its usual excellent standard with comfortable bed, excellent breakfast, brilliant hosts and fantastic location. Stayed in our favourite room 4 which has a bay window with two chairs perfect for a glass of wine and nibbles after a day walking the fells. Can't recommend this place highly...

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Once again I have the privilege of thanking someone who has become a regular visitor. It is always encouraging to find that we are able to provide a consistent service to all our guests and we are very grateful for the compliment we are paid by people choosing to return. It was lovely to see you both and we look...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfectly placed so that you don't have to deal with heavy traffic but are close to all of the places you want to see. Mike and Patsy are extremely friendly and knowledgeable. The advice they gave us helped ,make the trip amazing. That and the perfectly cooked Full English in the mornings.

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SeenBeen, Owner at Summer Hill Country House, responded to this review

Thanks Joel. It was lovely to met both you and Katerina. Thank you for your kind comments. We hope to see you again soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Summer Hill Country House is situated between the popular and picturesque villages of Hawkshead and Coniston.The house dating back to the 1700's has been refurbished to a very high standard bringing together the traditional features of a large Lakeland residence with contemporary guest accommodation.The house overlooks the tiny hamlet of Hawkshead Hill and the south facing rooms look out on the surrounding fells. The renowned beauty spot of Tarn Hows is within easy walking distance.Summer Hill is an excellent base from which to explore the outstanding natural beauty of the Lake District. You can leave your car in our car park if you wish, and after breakfast, served in in our dining room with its feature fireplace, set off to enjoy the area on foot.Return and relax in the guest lounge or enjoy a well-deserved soak in the four-poster spa bath. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Summer Hill Country House

Address: Hawkshead Hill, Ambleside LA22 0PP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside
Price Range: $175 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Summer Hill Country House Hotel Ambleside
Summer Hill Country House Ambleside, Lake District
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We like Room 4; it has a bay window and a seating area.”
LauraAliceCarling, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 4 best with good views”
mikecQ3083HH, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor room had great views”
Priyanka_John, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“We loved our room #4 as it had 2 chairs to sit in and view the fields. Perfect for a tea in the afternoon.”
, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was on the smaller size, but we were lucky to get the last room, bed comfortable & room cosy”
346junew, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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