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Dolly Waggon Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Middlesbrough
Reviewed 28 April 2016

So glad I chose Dolly Wagon for my one night stay in Keswick, such a lovely and convenient guest house in the heart of Keswick. I had room 4 which has a fabulous view, super comfy bed and larger than average shower. Possibly the best nights sleep I've had in a B&B or hotel for a long time! Breakfast was...

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AmandaMcDolly, Owner at Dolly Waggon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We have recently had an upgrade of all our mattresses so it is good to know that they are doing their job of providing a great night's sleep. It will be good to welcome you back to Dolly Waggon.

Bovey Tracey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Lovely people. Lovely large house in v convenient place for town. Good-sized, clean airy rooms with comfortable beds. A short walk to lots of pubs & restaurants etc. Organic and fair trade produce for breakfast which was delicious and super generous. Would go again.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here in a couple of rooms with family. Amanda couldn't have been more helpful. A superb breakfast set us up for the day and comfy bed in the clean bedroom ensured a good nights sleep. Also had great knowledge of the area, recommended a superb restaurant also. We will be back, thanks from Meryll and the boys

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2015

We stayed here for the second time this year and again our hosts Amanda and Ross were welcoming and friendly. The room - spotless; the breakfast - as good as any in the Lake District; the location - perfect between the town and the park/shops. The weather on weekend we stayed was 24 hour torrential rain which meant the river...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2015

This is lovely guest house in a great location. My most recent stay was on Friday 20th November, with a mate, as a base for climbing Helyvellen , the next day. I have also stayed here a few times in the past, and I find Amanda and Ross to be great hosts. They are so welcoming and professional. On this...

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Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Our 2nd stay here. Amazing hospitality from Amanda and Ross, from the offer of a cuppa on arrival, to the daily cupcakes in the room. Rooms are homely-some with lovely views of the beautiful scenery. Breakfasts are fab-my favourite is the french toast with bacon and maple syrup (don't knock it until you've tried it!!) There is a different 'special...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Great guest house in an excellent location, within walking distance to town centre. Lovely park situated close by for a nice walk. Amanda was a lovely host providing us with tea and lovely homemade cakes on arrival. Rooms excellent and spotlessly clean, nice little touches like wine corker and glasses as well as tea and coffee making facilities. Breakfast was...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Stayed here for two nights with some friends. Very pleasant stay. Our room (5) was very spacious, bright and airy with en-suite toilet and large walk in shower. Our friends' room was a bit smaller although the view from their window out over the hills was quite fabulous. Parking could be a slight problem as the surrounding streets are quite...

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St Helens, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night while visiting the area and we were greeted by Amanda who made us feel at home. She even made us a cuppa tea when we arrived which we enjoyed with a cupcake each that she had baked for us. The room was very nice, nice view of the mountain from our window and it's a...

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I thought we'd found the best Guest House in Keswick the last time we visited in March this year (Beckside - see my previous reviews) but the Dolly Waggon (DW) certainly gives it a run for its money. From the moment we arrived Amanda and Ross were welcoming even offering to move their car to allow us to park up...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A family run guest house in a quiet residential area within easy walking distance of Keswick town centre, the theatre and the lake. Our five en-suite guest rooms are spacious and comfortably furnished. Breakfasts are cooked using locally sourced, fair trade and organic ingredients and include traditional English with vegetarian options, or you can choose from several lighter options. Special diets can be catered for. Tea and coffee are Fair Trade. A warm welcome awaits you. Non smoking. No pets. No children under 12 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolly Waggon Guest House

Address: 17 Helvellyn Street, Keswick CA12 4EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: $153 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dolly Waggon Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We stayed in room 1 ground floor for anyone with mobility issues, our friend were 2 floors up in room 4 and had a nice view.”
jillicious, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 6 has strange shower room which can be awkward to use.”
F5039LVjanetc, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms apart from Room 1 are on upper floors. Top Floor rooms 5 & 6 have lovely views.”
cookingwithfriends, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is lovely, with a great view and super quiet.”
fluffybundle, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Front room is large and spacious overlooking quiet street. Back room is much smaller but is cosy and has great views.”
SiW793, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
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