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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently went back to this BnB, after not having been there for 7 years due to kids. This was a 3 night break, lovely to be back in our favourite town just the two of us, and Tarn Hows was just as good as we remembered. It had changed hands a few times since we were last there, but... More 

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UK
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed here with friends in early September for 3 nights on the way up to Inverness. John & Julia had fairly recently taken over the business and were so friendly and welcoming. We chatted a lot to them both - John recommended stopping at the Falkirk Wheel on our way up to Inverness, which we did and it was... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Beautiful property, Julia and John do a great job. We spent three days with them and enjoyed our stay. Delicious breakfasts and our hosts went above and beyond the pale helping us with laundry and plug adapter issues. Next time we visit Keswick we will definitely stay at Tarn Hows!

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NEWCASTLE ON TYNE
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We've just returned from This b&b today and found it really spotless, the owners Julia and John have just recently taken over the business, the house is within easy walking distance to the town, we've had many stays in Keswick but this is by far the best, good luck to you both in this b&b.

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Stayed for 2 nights in late June and we're delighted with the accommodation, albeit we were expecting a guest lounge as advertised. However, the B&B had changed hands and the lounge was no longer avaiable. No matter, the new owners were very friendly and accommodating. The breakfasts were excellent and the bedrooms very comfortable. The bonus was off street parking... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We have just come back from Keswick and we spent 2 nights at Tarn Hows. We took over 2 rooms and we were very happy with them, yes the bathrooms are small, but they are practical. The rooms are very clean and have everything you would need, plenty of storage space, a TV (not that we watched it), tea and... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here at the recommendation of our daughter. It has new owners since she stayed last year. Who were very welcoming and helpful. We stayed in a superior room which was lovely. Very clean. The bed was very comfortable, but I prefer pillows that are more bouncy, rather than flat. But that is a personal thing. Bathroom was small... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is a great B&B which I visited in June 2016 with a small group. I stayed 3 nights in an en-suite single room on the top floor. It was quiet, comfortable, clean and spacious enough for my needs with a reliable hot shower. The breakfasts were superb starting with a tasty fresh fruit salad and all the cereals, yougurts... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

I am sure I had read all reviews for Lake District before we chose Tarn Hows!!! And you bet it lives upto the expectations. The owners, Janet and Graham are a lovely old(read charming) couple who will go leaps and bound to make your stay a memorable one! First timers in Keswick, standing at the bus station, we thought we... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Excellent communication from the owner, to ensure he was there to greet us on our arrival. The guest house was clean throughout. The rooms ideal for a weekend break. Location ideal for the town and area and more importantly, a free car park. Free wifi. The Breakfast was excellent, freshly cooked and piping hot. I had the vegetarian breakfast whilst... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tarn Hows is a traditional Victorian residence situated in a quiet location only a few minutes walk from the town centre, lake and all amenities. Keswick is the perfect base for your Lake District stay, and if you enjoy freshly- cooked local produce, comfortable, stylish and elegant accommodation with excellent service and hospitality, then Tarn Hows Guest House is the place for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tarn Hows Guest House

Address: 3-5 Eskin Street, Keswick CA12 4DH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: $59 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tarn Hows Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Our room faced the street, but was quiet and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles doodahdave, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Lower level rooms best for the less mobile.”
 of 5 bubbles Honestbob123, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Soya products and other alternatives are available, just ask.”
 of 5 bubbles toolonginexile, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Check that your room is ensuite and not a Luxury Bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles neillt, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Superior double has sitting area”
 of 5 bubbles monn53, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
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