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Summer Hill Country House

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09/05/2017 10/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Glasgow
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything about this stay was wonderful from the service, rooms, food, care to detail. But the best part for us was the care and support Patsy and Mike gave personally to a car trouble bedraggled couple. They are all one could ask for in a hosts character. I highly recommend this place. The chocolate bon bon at bedside is the...

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We have just returned from a couple of days at Summer Hill Country House and what a delightful place to be. Patsy greeted us on arrival with a much appreciated cup of tea/coffee and homemade cakes, the standard of the room was very high and a special touch of homemade chocolate and biscuits in the room. The location is wonderful...

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leeds
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent 4 lovely nights here, just on outskirts of Hawkshead, ideal location to visit the lakes. Breakfast was great, lovely touch of Patsy's home made chocolate each day in our room, Patsy & Mike are perfect hosts, knowledgeable on the area, highly recommend

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

We are so glad that you and Steve had a lovely stay and managed to negotiate your way through this random April weather! Thank you for the positive recommendation.

Skipton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing b&b close to Hawkshead. The hosts couldn't have been more helpful. The room was comfortable and clean and a finishing touch of some homemade truffles made it feel extra special. Breakfast was outstanding. I cannot wait to visit again next time I am in the area. I simply couldn't fault.

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

Thank you for your very positive comments.

bradford
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent a few lovely days at Summer Hill Country House. We look forward to coming back here every year. Patsy and Mike gave us a nice welcolme with home made cakes and coffee. The standard of the room we stayed in was as high as ever. The breakfast was beautiful and perfect to set you up for...

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

We are always pleased to see regular visitors to Summer Hill. Thank you for taking the time once more, to give very positive comments.

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst it's a little off the beaten track (most places on the West side of Lake Windermere are) it's well located for getting around. Tarn Hows is just up the road and Hawkshead is just down the road. Comfortable accommodation and good selection for breakfast. Very nice greeting by Patsy when we arrived (tea and cakes) and very helpful in...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot recommend this highly enough. What a fabulous place to stay. The location is perfect for a peaceful and relaxing break. Mike and Patsy are perfect hosts, giving lots of advice on places to visit and locations for great walks. The accommodation is excellent and so is the choice for breakfast - a great start to the day whether...

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

It was a genuine pleasure to have you stay, (in spite of the fact that you revealed that we were at college together 40 years ago! ) Thank you for your kind comments. Hopefully it will not be too long before we see you again.

bradford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Summer Hill again and it is always a pleasure. Great hosts and and always welcoming with coffee and delicious home made cake. Knowledge of the local area and helpful hints on what to do and where to eat was invaluable to our experience of staying in the Lake District.

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

There can be no better recommendation than people who regularly return...thank you!

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect place from which to explore and/or walk in the southern Lake District. The hosts were extremely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. The breakfasts could not be bettered! Lots of personal touches such as chocolates in the room. We will definitely be back!

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

Thank you for your positive review. We are really pleased that your stay was a positive experience , enhanced, no doubt by the glorious weather that we have been experiencing recently. Let's hope that when you return it will be more of the same!

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and enjoyed the warm and friendly hospitality of the owners. On arrival we enjoyed coffee and homemade cakes; and next morning the cooked breakfast was lovely. We stayed in the budget room which was well decorated and offered a beautiful view over the garden and hills beyond; we felt blessed. This room is only budget...

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

Thank you for your complimentary comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in this lovely part of the country. Our budget room has, as you say, a compact bathroom, but all the other amenities are the same as in the other rooms.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $166 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Summer Hill Country House Ambleside, Lake District
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“We loved our room #4 as it had 2 chairs to sit in and view the fields. Perfect for a tea in the afternoon.”
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“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
“Stayed in room 4. Spacious with great views.”
micky4runner, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room #4 on the front has wonderful views over the countryside.”
Keith069, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room Four is well worth the small premium in tariff, great views!”
201tonyi, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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