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Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed here last September, sorry for the late review! Had a lovely 2 night stay here in a very nice room with a comfy bed. Great location for the town and lake. Nice and friendly owners, great breakfast! We will definitely return here when back in Keswick.

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Thank Nick C
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Phil and Eleanor are such a warm and friendly couple. We were made so welcome and after my unfortunate fall and injury they were so kind. I cannot recommend their hospitality any higher... their house is located in peaceful Portinscale with outstanding views of Skiddaw. A perfect base from which many beautiful walks can be enjoyed. Both bedrooms are very...

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Thank Robert S
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2014

We have found the best B&B in Britain. I can say this with certainty as I have stayed in a few. This one has it all. It is run by a friendly couple who can not do enough for you, but they are not in your face all the time. You are welcomed to a very clean and well kept...

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Thank mpintopikmv
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Great location. Very warm welcome. Beautiful bedroom and breakfast area. Excellent breakfast. Stunning views. Great hosts with excellent local knowledge. Fantastic place to stay and looking forward to a return visit.

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Thank Sarah J
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2014

We stayed 25th August and totally enjoyed our stay thanks to Phil for looking after us. Tea & biscuits on arrival in the guest lounge was much appreciated after a 4 hour walk along Derwent Lake. We stayed in the Skiddaw en suite room with the added bathroom. White robes and slippers awaiting. Free Wi-Fi. Lovely breakfast and plenty of...

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Thank Alison G
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Wow! This b&b is amazing, the views from the rooms of skiddaw are unbelievable. We had the room with the roll top bath which was a luxury after a day walking the fells. The rooms are very comfortable and the breakfast is superb. This place is definitely worth a stay. Well done Eleanor.

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UK
Reviewed 21 June 2014

We stayed here two nights at the end of a week spent in and around Keswick and I wish we'd just spent the whole week at Hillside! The welcome, the views, the room, bathroom and breakfast were all fantastic, especially for the price. We stayed in the room with a bath - the decor of the room itself was not...

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1Thank bikehippy
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Thank you Eleanor and Phil for a lovely 2 night stay on our way back from Scotland last week. You made us feel very welcome and nothing seemed too much trouble. What a lovely house you have and the beds, rooms and breakfast were all wonderful, not to mention the very pretty garden. Barney and Sophie (dogs) also had a...

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Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Thanks Eleanor for a lovely weekend as always amazing hospitality beautiful accommodation and views to die for. Brekkie is the main event and should not be missed would recommend to anyone . Walking distance to the marina and we didn't use our car all weekend . Dandelion cafe is lovely for a afternoon tea as recommended by Eleanor Our dogs...

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wirral
Reviewed 28 April 2014

This is my second review for Hillside, I left a review about a year ago but its always good to have an update review. we try to stay at Hillside twice a year. my husband and I have extremely busy jobs and feel forever rushed and tired but as soon as we head up to Hillside we both immediately start...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Hillside

Address: Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Number of rooms: 2
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“Both rooms are great but 'Skiddaw' is outstanding.”
 of 5 bubbles robertsN3757IU, 30 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Largest room they have has a shower room and a bathroom. Two toilets”
 of 5 bubbles mpintopikmv, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Skiddaw room has a roll top bath.”
 of 5 bubbles 370sarahj, 31 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Pay the extra for the Skiddaw room.”
 of 5 bubbles alisong289, 28 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Both rooms were excelent”
 of 5 bubbles 304barbaraj, 14 Jun 2014 | Read review
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