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Margao, India
Reviewed 31 August 2011

This was the nicest B&B on my travels. Small but well formed! Got a big room this time, well worth it, comfortable, with refreshing power-shower. Scrumptious breakfasts to wake up to. Rained a lot this time, David again made good suggestions for things to do to stay dry. Will definitely return.

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2011

Myself and my partner stayed here for three nights in August with family and friends and had the whole house to ourselves. We had the superking size room which was lovely and spacious and the standard of accommodation is the best you could possibly expect. Very comfortable beds, the ensuite was great with a lovely large shower, really clean and...

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Brecon, Wales
Reviewed 29 August 2011

We stayed here for two nights in August. Had the two rooms at the top of the house. The standard of accommodation is the best possible you could expect. Very comfortable beds, great ensuite, really clean and well presented. David and Karen are very friendly and very attentive. Nothing left to chance, breakfasts were great, well thought out, prepared and...

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1Thank Jonathan C
London
Reviewed 26 August 2011

We have just returned from a weeks holiday at Oakthwaite House in keswick and it was just as good as it had been the previous year. It was so nice to return somewhere familar and have a nice warm welcome from David & Karen we felt at home as soon as we walked through the door! The breakfasts are still...

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1Thank coolblue-7
Reviewed 25 August 2011

Room was lovely and clean, fab shower and view of Skiddaw. Breakfast was superb and the granola was delicious. Karen and David were great hosts and very familiar with the area. Highly recommended and we hope to go back in October.

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Lurgan, Northern Ireland
Reviewed 20 August 2011

Another satisfying stay at Oakthwaite House. We were in a different room to the one we were in on previous visits and were pleasantly surprised. Even though it was a 'compact' room was a charming and clean with great views. Brilliant breakfasts (delicious crepes) and David was able to help us with info on Keswick and ideas and maps for...

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Buderim, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2011

Oakthwaite House was within walking distance to Keswick, a delightful village, with a glorious lake (Derwent Water), a wonderful theatre, Lakeside, and mountainous walks all around the lake. We were on the second floor, but our host helped us up with baggage. No comfortable lounge at the end of the day which always adds to a b and b's rating....

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west yorkshire
Reviewed 17 August 2011

We have just returned from a 3 night stay in Keswick . After reading many reviews on Tripadvisor we chose Oakthwaite House and we very pleased with our choice. We received a warm welcome from David who was very helpfull and gave us lots of information on Keswick and its restauraunts. I was told when booking our room (No3) it...

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2011

David and Karen gave us a very warm welcome, the little extras in the room like the chocolates on arrival, selection of DVDs and goody bag of toiletries just made our stay that little bit more special. The opportunity to talk through our planned walking route each morning was particularly valuable with David's up to date knowledge of routes and...

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2011

Lovely clean room with crisp white bed linen and fluffy white towels, the breakfasts were delicious and beautifully presented. David and Karen were most welcoming and really helpful with advice for walking and where to eat. Excellent location, we stayed for 3 nights and only moved the car when we left. Can't wait for a return visit!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Oakthwaite House is a Victorian town house built c.1876 in a quiet residential area of Keswick, only a five-minute walk from the town centre. We provide a high quality service and offer you a comfortable, relaxing, refreshing and enjoyable stay. The location of our guesthouse in Keswick and in the Lake District National Park makes it an ideal base from which to explore and enjoy the many wonders of the northern Lakes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oakthwaite House

Address: 35 Helvellyn Street, Keswick CA12 4EP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: $104 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Oakthwaite House Hotel Keswick
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