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Hazel Bank Country House Hotel

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

We have just returned from a wonderful four days at Hazel Bank. At every level there was more than a touch of excellence, helped along by Donna and Gary's expertise in hospitality and cuisine. They know their stuff and can be relied upon to make good recommendations, be it for wine, weather or suitable walks and activities. The overall sense...

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GaryatHB, Owner at Hazel Bank Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your lovely review ,Being born and bred here we are in a unique position of being able to advise and help our guests get the most from their stay .Donna and I are delighted you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future... Gary

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from another wonderful few days at Hazel Bank. Unfortunately the weather was the worst we have had in the last 12 years of coming to the Lake District, but this did not detract from the excellent time that we had once again. The recent refurbishments and upgrades that have taken place since our last visit are,...

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GaryatHB, Owner at Hazel Bank Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review us, Always a pleasure to greet returning guests ,Donna and Myself take great pride in our country house and the personal attention we like to afford our guests .Glad you enjoyed your stay ,I`ll have to work harder with the weather )). All booked up for next year and we look forward to...

Leigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have stayed at Hazel Bank Country House, on 5 occasions in the past and always enjoyed every minute spent there. The last time was our 40th wedding anniversary 16th September 2012, so our next visit in August this year is long overdue and eagerly anticipated.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a one night, flying visit to Hazel Bank. It was perfect. The food is sublime, the location and surrounding areas are stunning and (perhaps most importantly) the owners, Gary and Debbie, are phenomenal. We were made to feel extraordinarily welcome and we only wish we had been able to stay for longer. We will be...

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GaryatHB, Owner at Hazel Bank Country House Hotel, responded to this review

A flying visit but a happy one ,a real pleasure to meet you both and we love forward to seeing you back for your birthday suprise !!! Regards Donna (Debbie ;)) and Gary

Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Hazel Bank is perfect! Quite a claim, but totally justified. Everything about it, location, accommodation, food reflects the highest attention to detail and awareness of what guests want from a luxurious and classy stay. The package is perfectly completed by Gary & Donna's skilled, warm, and attentive hosting. We've visited a number of times and look forward to returning again.

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GaryatHB, Owner at Hazel Bank Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you we do work hard to continually try to improve year on year ,This year sees a refurbished residents lounge and completion of all our new bathrooms ,we feel we are getting there and we are pleased you do too. Gary

Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Look no further than this 5*hotel for the perfect stay. Gary, Donna and their team go out of their way to make you feel at home. Rooms are beautifully decorated, food is of mitchelin star quality and it's location is a perfect base for your holiday. Gary's knowledge of wines is amazing. Donna's sticky toffee pudding deserves an award, but...

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GaryatHB, Owner at Hazel Bank Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Glad you had a lovely time here in the beautiful Borrowdale Valley, Its all a team effort here from Chef David producing magical food to Mother in Law Rachel ,Cumbrias top Housekeeper !! We`ll save you some Sticky Toffee for your next visit . Gary and Donna

London
Reviewed 8 February 2017

One word sums up our three-night stay - Magical. Hazel Bank House reflects the mood and character of its Lakeland surroundings, quite beautiful. The style, the food and the hospitality were simply superb. Wonderful hosts. Fabulous break. Can't wait to return. Jo and Steve Clark, Derbyshire.

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GaryatHB, Owner at Hazel Bank Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our Borrowdale Country House ,Its always a pleasure to see guests here for the first time and thoroughly enjoy themselves and discover the beauty of this valley of ours . Gary and Donna

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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed two nights in this hotel,such a lovely experience. It has 7 rooms and run by the wonderful Donna and Gary.On arrival we were shown to our beautiful ensuite room, and then served tea and homemade biscuits in the reception room. This had some amazing views of the snow capped hills and mountains of Lake District. The bedroom was cosy...

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GaryatHB, Owner at Hazel Bank Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review ..We are very lucky on several counts .Beautiful Country House, Beautiful setting in the Lake Districts most beautiful valley and in all fairness we have really lovely guests .Its everything together that makes it here .Pleased you enjoyed your break and look forward to seeing you both again. Gary and Donna

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Just arrived home after a 3 day stay, this country house is spectacular, wonderful food, amazing views, the cleanliness of the house is outstanding, Gary and Donna go out of there way to ensure all visitors have an enjoyable stay, we can't wait until our next visit

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GaryatHB, Owner at Hazel Bank Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you both and delighted you were able to get a fantastic time away walking from the door.Just shows,winter walking in Borrowdale can be such a treat . Hope you had a safe journey home and we look forward to seeing both again soon. Gary and Donna

Northumberland
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We didn't know what to expect, but we were very pleased with everything, friendly hosts very approachable and always happy to give advice and the odd quip from Gary made us feel as if he had known us for some time! This was a special birthday treat for me, and I was made to feel special. Thank you and we'll...

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GaryatHB, Owner at Hazel Bank Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and so pleased we were able to make your celebration a special one . We always like to see our guests make themselves at home and letting us take care of their break away . See you in the New Year Gary and Donna

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in Borrowdale Valley in the heart of the Lake District just 10 minutes from Keswick, this family-run country house offers stunning views, excellent food and free Wi-Fi and parking. Set in 4 acres of tranquil countryside, it commands a privileged position above the hamlet of Rosthwaite, providing some spectacular views of the surrounding fells. Originally built in 1840, the property is infused with the vibrancy of its historic past and it still retains many of its original period features. Whether it is an energetic day on the fells or a relaxing afternoon tea on the lawn, Hazel Bank is the perfect place to escape, relax and explore. There is a choice of 8 en-suite guestrooms available, all located within the main residence of the country house. Luxurious and elegantly furnished, every room includes free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TV, comfy bedding, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities. Superior and Deluxe options are available and the majority of rooms benefit from magnificent views of the grounds and the countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hazel Bank Country House Hotel

Address: Rosthwaite, Borrowdale CA12 5XB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Borrowdale > Rosthwaite
Price Range: $250 - $358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hazel Bank Country House Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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