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Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Glasgow
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Sue and Steve get the right balance in this clean well run really pleasant b&b. Excellent breakfast and helpful advice with just the right amount of interaction. Lots of beautiful places to walk to from here and great views from front rooms.

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from another lovely 5 star stay at Skiddaw Croft. Well looked after by steve and sue, room great, breakfasts great, location spot on. Still love the location and being able to enjoy the 20 minute walk into Keswick. Yep, we like it here and would definitely recommend it as a place to stay whilst in the Lakes.

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and thank you for coming back, we love to see returning guests. Hope to welcome you again before too long. Sue and Steve

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well what more can I say not a bad review and rightfully so, Steve and Sue are the perfect hosts friendly,knowledgeable always have the time to listen to you and answer any questions you have. The rooms are second to none clean comfy and fabulous views from the front rooms.To be greeted with a piece of Sue's ginger cake and...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Eddie and Sandra, thank you so much for your lovely review we really appreciate it and we're very happy you enjoyed your stay. It was great to see all four of you this visit and you were certainly lucky with the weather for your walk up Cat Bells. We very much look forward to seeing you again soon. Sue and...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My dad and I stayed for 2 nights here and couldn't recommend it enough. The detail Steve and Sue have gone to to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable is really remarkable. I would struggle to give any constructive feedback it was that good! They are a super helpful, lovely couple. Make sure you try the homemade steamed ginger cake...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Andy, so glad you and your Dad enjoyed your stay, you certainly had great weather for your walks and rowing trip on the lake. I'll make sure I have some more cake ready for your next visit! Sue and Steve

Anan-shi, Tokushima, Japan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent two nights here in the single room on the top floor, which offers beautiful views across Derwent Water and the surrounding area. From the moment I arrived I was made to feel completely at home with a warm welcome from Sue and Steve. The room was perfect for a solo traveller, and the views (and bedside chocolates!) were...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Lucy for such a lovely review, we really do appreciate it when our guests take the time to give feedback. Glad you felt relaxed and we hope to see you again. Sue and Steve

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just had a another break in this lovely accommodation which is run by Sue and Steve who look after you really well. The accommodation is spotless and the view from room 6 is amazing. Breakfast is delicious and the location is great for Keswick and the surrounding area. We will return thanks again to you both.

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Alan for your kind comments, it was lovely to see you all again and to meet Gill. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Sue and Steve.

Studley
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Located in Portinscale near the marina and right on the 77/77A Keswick-Buttermere circular bus route, this B&B is ideal for a leisure break. The owners Sue and Steve offer perfect hospitality. We took adjoining dormer rooms 6 & 7, double ensuite shower and single, with views across the village to Derwent Water. Modern decor, peaceful and quiet at night, comfortable...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Mike. We really appreciate your comments. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Sue and Steve

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I would recommend Skiddaw Croft to anyone, the owners Sue and Steve were very hospitable ,friendly and very knowledgeable about the area. We stayed in room 6 in the attic space at the front of the property, the view was great, the lake to the left and mountains to the right. The room was fairly small but very clean and...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Alan, much appreciated. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again another time. Sue and Steve

Reviewed 4 April 2017

It’s really hard to believe Sue and Steve have only been running a B&B for less than two years. They are absolute naturals! Super friendly and full of great advice about the local area. We stayed for 4 nights in Room 3. The room was a really good size, the bed incredibly comfortable and the views from the bay window...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Gemma, thanks for taking the time to post your very kind review. Room 3 certainly does have some great views doesn't it. Sorry to hear you are missing Steve's cooked breakfast now you are back home, hopefully you'll be back to sample it again before too long! Sue and Steve

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Just back from a two night break at skiddaw croft b&b. Firstly I have to say how lovely Sue and Steve are starting with a lovely home made ginger cake and tea/coffee on arrival and took time to advice places to eat etc . Breakfast was also good with full English cereal fruit and yoghurt. We had the smallest room...

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Susie2566, Owner at Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Tracey for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thanks for the tips for our Northumberland trip, we had a lovely time. Hope to see you again soon. Sue and Steve

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast is in the lovely village of Portinscale, just outside Keswick. We have lovely views from the bedrooms of Derwentwater/Castlerigg Fell and Grisedale Pike. We have a guest lounge for residents to relax in after a day walking, cycling or site-seeing. Skiddaw Croft is an Edwardian house with 6 letting rooms. Please see our website for more details. We hope to see you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast

Address: Portinscale, Keswick CA12 5RD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick > Portinscale
Hotel Class:4 star — Skiddaw Croft Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Front two rooms for views.”
edwardcarratt, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“The single room on the top floor offers fantastic views over Derwent Water”
lucyp362, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“ask for a room at the front with a view.”
stordoff, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the garden”
annemartinacarr, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms have the best views”
jamjarjelly, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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