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Kinross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the outset Darren was warm, welcoming and went out of his way to ensure our stay was perfect. He is interesting knowledgeable and recommended some amazing walks in the area. His choice of pub for a meal was spot on and we ended up there two nights in a row. The rooms are gorgeous with a huge fourposter bed,...

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stockton
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you're looking for a good place to stay in Hawkshead then this is one to consider. It has good en-suiterooms and a great location, right in the middle of town. The owners are very very friendly and helpful too. You should let them know your exact requirements and they will make every effort to help you, as they did...

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A gorgeous georgian house, home from home. Darren & Ros are so welcoming and accommodating. A weekend trip with my 7yr old, husband, Mother-in-law and dog. Perfect for our trips to Grizedale, Grasmere and Hill Top Farm and close for a visit to Windermere, Wray Castle, Beatrix Potter world. Beds were comfy, house was warm and showers were hot. The...

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Well what can I say about the Ivy House Guest House ? on arriving to leaving the host was excellent, showing my partner to our room as she arrived first, taking her case to the room., The room was clean and pleasant with a four poster bed in it, (To be honest the bed with its posts was a bit...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Just returned from a three night stay at this beautiful house in the lovely village of Hawkshead. Perfectly situated in a central position with the added bonus of ample on site parking at the rear of the property. After a warm welcome from our genial host Darren we were shown to our room with it's imposing four poster bed. We...

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Thank linda m
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We have just enjoyed our seventh trip to the Ivy Guest House. We cannot recommend it highly enough, great location, lovely staff, fantastic breakfast which gives many options, comfortable clean rooms. We will definitely be back!

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Thank fishcakes47
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Our room was cozy and nicely furnished. The owners are nice people and helpful with suggestions. The only thing I didn't like about the room was that there was a hand held shower head, but no shower curtain or shower doors. It made it almost impossible to take a shower standing up without flooding the bathroom. Breakfasts are good and...

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Thank Sheri K
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Ivy is right in the middle of Hawkshead and the setting is a combination of traditional, well maintained decor, warm and cozy. It also has its own parking which for ambleside is a blessing. Dogs are welcome although they do make a charge for the dogs which I found odd given others do not. There are three traditional pubs...

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Thank Gregnsue
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We researched this place on TA & read several very positive reviews on location, friendliness, cleanliness & quality of accommodation and food. We booked it on the strength of those reviews. Just do the same-book it.

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Thank Colin_and_Gilly
Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

If you want to visit the heart of the Lake District go to Hawkshead if you, your children or grandchildren like everything about Beatrix Potter visit Hawkshead then go and stay at Ivy Guest House everything that needs to be written about Ivy House has already been said.We have just returned from our 5th stay there and in one word...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Ivy Guest House

Address: Main Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0NS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Ambleside > Hawkshead
Price Range: $130 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ivy Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Ivy Hotel Hawkshead
Ivy Guest House Hawkshead, Lake District, Cumbria
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room 3 has the best view perfect for 2 people. Room 2 & 4 have four poster beds + day bed. Room 6 is on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles FamilySuds, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 ideal for someone with mobility issues, no stairs and a roomy bathroom. No issues with noise.”
 of 5 bubbles R3894YMheathers, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had rooms 1 and 3...both lovely Room 6 is on ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles robthereduk, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No elevator, wi-fi is spotty in rooms”
 of 5 bubbles U7330JNmichelleb, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“Our ground floor room was very quiet, I expect all the others are.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewC55, 6 May 2016 | Read review
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