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West Lancashire
Reviewed 11 June 2012

Well positioned about two minutes off the A66, about three minutes drive from Keswick centre and five minutes walk from a great pub - The Pheasant. In its own beautiful grounds with plenty of tables and seats, with great views of the fells, and plenty of car parking. All public rooms were well maintained and reception a stunning area in...

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MalcolmHutchinson, Owner at Lairbeck Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and helpful feedback. Room 2 is our smallest room but does provide a single room option with full en suite at the same price as sharing a standard double (no single room supplement). Our WiFi does occasionally seem to be patchy in one or two rooms and we will improve this shortly. We do have...

Albuquerque
Reviewed 6 June 2012

We stayed 5 nights in late May here, in the Drawing Room (#4). The property was just what we were looking for. It had all the charms and character of an older manor house, with a little history, all the comforts, personal attention, and everything else we were looking for in a B&B in the beautilful Lake District. The location...

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MalcolmHutchinson, Manager at Lairbeck Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and appreciative review and the time and care you applied to it. Also for your kind comment in our guest book. We enjoyed your company very much and we would be delighted to welcome you back to Lairbeck at any time. Best wishes.

Kent-
Reviewed 21 May 2012

6 of us stayed for a business trip and we really can not falt this hotel. The owner was extremely accommodating and keen to help us out with any of our requirements. We did not eat "In house" but heard fellow guests comment on the tasty food. Breakfast was served quickly and tasted lovely. Grannies room has a fantastic bathroom...

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MalcolmHutchinson, Owner at Lairbeck Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. Best wishes to you and your colleagues. We look forward to seeing you again. Jennifer & Malcolm

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2012

Stayed for two nights as a couple over the easter weekend, and loved it so much we stayed for another. Gorgeous place with beautiful garden and nicely decorated rooms. Great proximity to both Keswick village and amazing walks, so could do everything we wanted to without having to travel anywhere during our stay. Highlight of the stay was definitely our...

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MalcolmHutchinson, Owner at Lairbeck Hotel, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and thank you very much for your feedback. We greatly enjoyed meeting with you and we would be very happy to welcome you back to Lairbeck.

Reviewed 2 April 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights at the end of March- would happily stay again. Rooms are very clean and comfortable, all individual. Check the room descriptions- some have showers, some baths, and some have shower/bath tap combination. We had the latter and the sign saying "watch out for sudden temperature changes" was about right... Wifi is an extra £5 per...

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MalcolmHutchinson, Owner at Lairbeck Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your kind comment in our guest book. We would just mention that we do not charge for WiFi it is free as indicated in our advertising. Best wishes Malcolm

Builth Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2011

My wife and I stayed here with our (adult) daughter during August this year on our way back south from Scotland. We had originally booked to stay at another hotel in the area which didn't come anywhere close to our standards, and rang hoping for a night's stay. The owners not only had the two rooms we required but also...

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MalcolmHutchinson, Owner at Lairbeck Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Best wishes Malcolm

Conwy
Reviewed 5 November 2011

poor Pr ,from the manager, a complete control fanatic ,not a relaxing stay,superficially helpful,small bath towels no glass beaker or biscuits in the room on the last day. not to be recommended

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MalcolmHutchinson, Owner at Lairbeck Hotel, responded to this review

It may help potential guests to evaluate this review if I explain that this guest was angry because I refused to waive our late cancellation policy. He was extremely rude on check in and continued in this manner throughout his stay. We know that the provision of room facilities was not deficient since we did extra quality checks in his...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2011

Lovely hotel, warm hospitality and great atmosphere. We really enjoyed our holiday in Lairbeck Hotel but we wish it was a bit closer to ... Italy! Grazie to Malcolm, Jennifer and Karen.

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MalcolmHutchinson, Owner at Lairbeck Hotel, responded to this review

Ciao! Thank you for your kind review. We were so happy to meet you all and much appreciated your great company, happy spirits and warm smiles. Grazie! We wish we were closer to Italy too!!

UK
Reviewed 26 September 2011

I think that there are a couple of individual features about this hotel to note; both could be seen as either positive or negative depending on your perspective. 1) The evening meal arrangements: if you take an evening meal you are presnted with the menu at breakfast and make a selection from 4/5 starters and 3 main courses - all...

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MalcolmHutchinson, Owner at Lairbeck Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your wife’s very kind comments in the guest book about our food and ambiance. We try to take improvement points from all reviews and so far as our food is concerned, particularly our Michelin commended dinners you seem to be very happy for yourself but worried that other guests with different perspectives might be...

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Reviewed 22 September 2011

This is a wonderful Inn to use as your home base to explore the North Lakes Area and within an easy commute to the South Lakes. We arrived frustrated and fatigued from our first experience of driving on the other side of the road (Yanks) from Penrith train station. We were met by Malcolm who offered kind words of understanding,...

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MalcolmHutchinson, Owner at Lairbeck Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We hope you have forgiven the Lake District for the weather you experienced whilst at Lairbeck. At present we have a mini 'Indian Summer'! Still we know you 'got out there' and experienced some of the breathtaking beauty of the Lakes (even in the rain). Along with the Brits & the Australians...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a relaxing holiday in a Victorian Country House in the heart of the English Lake District. Lairbeck is a 3 Star Visit Britain Hotel beautifully set in a quiet, secluded garden 10 - 15 minutes walk to Keswick, Derwentwater and the Theatre by the Lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lairbeck Hotel

Address: Vicarage Hill, Keswick CA12 5QB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: €134 - €156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lairbeck Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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