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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We stayed here while starting the Westmorland Way. It is convenient for the station situated at the top of the hill overlooking the valley. Room was pleasant and a there was good breakfast. Royal Oak pub is just down the road for an evening meal.

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

John was very welcoming and helpful when we asked what there was to do in the area. we had a lovely room with a balcony with a beautiful view of the hotel gardens. very relaxed atmosphere, very clean and good breakfast couldn't fault anything. 10/10

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2015

John and Mary were fabulous hosts and always willing to help out with requests. The accommodation was comfortable and the beautiful and extensive gardens provided a lovely view and a nice place to wander or just sit and take in the countryside. Breakfasts were plentiful and very tasty. Ideal location and walking distance to pubs, the supermarket and the town...

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Hawkesbury Upton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Very welcoming and comfortable - and we were lucky enough to have a balcony where we could sit and soak up the late afternoon sunshine - very tasty breakfast, handy for a stroll around Appleby and excellent service - the owner provided a "taxi" collection from Dufton at the end of our walk and returned us the next day. A...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2015

A lovely welcoming B&B. Can not fault this place. Cleanliness was superb & decorated lovely throughout. The breakfast was gorgeous & plenty on offer for every taste, can recommend the homemade jams & marmalde as well as the cooked breakfast. John is a lovely host who goes out of his way to be helpful. The free wifi was a godsend...

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Lovely guest house. John was most welcoming, and was apologetic that he could only give me a rather small non ensuite single. The size was fine, and the bathroom and toilet just round the corner, so it wasn't a problem. There was a washbasin in the room. My only adverse comment is that the decor of the room was a...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

We arrived on 1st August for a wedding. We arrived early as we had a long journey and still had to get ready. The host was welcoming and very accommodating and made sure we had everything we needed. Room was lovely. At breakfast time the owner even put tables together so all our party could dine together (even though I...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Very comfortable and hospitable small guest house. Close to good pub restaurant, and 10 mins from centre. Breakfast good quality and quantity. Sufficient parking for a small hotel. 10 minutes from the station.

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Cornwall
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Bongate House was a lovely stay for us for 2 nights in Appleby. John was extremely helpful and friendly, the room was large and comfortable - we had the one with a balcony and country views, very nice! Good breakfast with lots of choice. Appleby has enough restaurants and bars for variety and Bongate House is close enough to walk...

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Moreton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

So here is what it's not; the last word in luxury, it is however the best B&B I have stayed in. The rooms are spacious, spotlessly clean and in a great location but what makes this place head and shoulders above others is the hospitality of John. What a smashing friendly helpful guy, can't praise him enough - thanks very...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Accessible rooms
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***under new ownership*** ***renovations coming 2017*** ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bongate House

Address: Bongate | Appleby in Westmorland, Appleby CA16 6UE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Appleby
Price Range: $132 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bongate House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Back room or side will have best views”
 of 5 bubbles Joeycoolcake, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is a very small single not en-suite but with a washbasin. Bathroom and toilet are adjacent, so easily accessible.”
 of 5 bubbles ruthmV6523DF, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room 9 excellent”
 of 5 bubbles georginab114, 24 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The room with the balcony is really lovely and spacious with great views across the country”
 of 5 bubbles ClaireandCleber, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“just go here”
 of 5 bubbles henryp494, 11 Jun 2015 | Read review
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