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Dolly Waggon Guest House

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Eastbourne
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amanda & Ross are very friendly, offer excellent clean rooms with a kettle, tea and coffee plus on returning each day we had a cake. A very good breakfast, with cereals and a menu for the cooked items filled in the previous night. Situated near to the town within easy walking distance.

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Thank JohnEastbourne
Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My husband and I booked the Dolly Wagon guest house for a night (25.10.16.) We were given a warm welcome on arrival. It was great we could check in at midday as we were only staying in the area for 24 hours; so the early check in enabled us to unpack and then make the most of the glorious weather... More 

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Thank 450jo2016
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Working away from home is made a lot easier when you can stay in places like this. Nothing seemed too much trouble. Clean comfortable room (with added bonus of a homemade cake!) Lovely breakfast served with a smile. Would recommend for business or pleasure. I would find it difficult to find anything negative to say about my stay here. Thank... More 

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Thank Fatheadshubby
Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Only stayed one night but we loved it, room 3 was a twin and a lovely room with a view over Skiddaw, excellent central location and very friendly and hospital owners , we plan to stay again, breakfast was excellent , well done Amanda.

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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I had room 6 which has a very strange shower room. It is only about 3 feet wide and a step has to be provided to get up to the toilet and shower. At first I found it funny and quirky but after a couple of days annoying. The room was basic but had everything I needed. However everything else... More 

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Thank janet c
AmandaMcDolly, Owner at Dolly Waggon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, we would love to see you back here at Dolly Waggon and I am really pleased you enjoyed the breakfast choices. I totally agree that the shower room is slightly awkwardly laid out and on the smaller cosy size (fine if you are on your own) which is why we let the room as... More 

Hatfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Dolly Wagon is nicely situated for excursions into the Lake district. The house is equipped with maps, guide books, and good advice. The owners feed their guests with excellent cooked breakfasts and supply packed lunches that propelled us up Helvellyn despite the weather. Lovely home-made cakes in every room as a special treat. The location is also great for a... More 

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Thank Andrew S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We visited this delightful Guest House in Keswick mid-July. It was our second stay here and it will certainly not be our last. Situated in a reasonably quiet residential area of Keswick, just a few minutes walk from the town Market Place, this traditional, end terrace house had all the comforts of home, but much, much more. The welcome we... More 

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Thank cookingwithfriends
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Stayed at the Dolly Wagon for one night while visiting Keswick for a trip to the theatre. Couldn't have found anywhere better. Lovely warm welcome from the very friendly owners. Beautiful spacious room with delightfully comfortable beds. Tea and coffee facilities plus a delicious home-made cake to go with our drinks. Breakfast was just amazing - a beautifully cooked meal... More 

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Thank Dawn M
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

I've stayed in this guest house 3 or 4 times and I can recommend it. The rooms are clean and pleasant,beds are comfortable.it is off the main streets in Keswick so there's not a lot of noise at night. The breakfast is good and plentiful. The only downside is as always parking, but that it the case with most B... More 

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Thank Mark M
Middlesbrough
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98 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

So glad I chose Dolly Wagon for my one night stay in Keswick, such a lovely and convenient guest house in the heart of Keswick. I had room 4 which has a fabulous view, super comfy bed and larger than average shower. Possibly the best nights sleep I've had in a B&B or hotel for a long time! Breakfast was... More 

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Thank fluffybundle
AmandaMcDolly, Owner at Dolly Waggon Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We have recently had an upgrade of all our mattresses so it is good to know that they are doing their job of providing a great night's sleep. It will be good to welcome you back to Dolly Waggon. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A family run guest house in a quiet residential area within easy walking distance of Keswick town centre, the theatre and the lake. Our five en-suite guest rooms are spacious and comfortably furnished. Breakfasts are cooked using locally sourced, fair trade and organic ingredients and include traditional English with vegetarian options, or you can choose from several lighter options. Special diets can be catered for. Tea and coffee are Fair Trade. A warm welcome awaits you. Non smoking. No pets. No children under 12 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolly Waggon Guest House

Address: 17 Helvellyn Street, Keswick CA12 4EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: ₹ 6,955 - ₹ 8,523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Room 6 has strange shower room which can be awkward to use.”
 of 5 bubbles F5039LVjanetc, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms apart from Room 1 are on upper floors. Top Floor rooms 5 & 6 have lovely views.”
 of 5 bubbles cookingwithfriends, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is lovely, with a great view and super quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles fluffybundle, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Front room is large and spacious overlooking quiet street. Back room is much smaller but is cosy and has great views.”
 of 5 bubbles SiW793, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 is a really good size.”
 of 5 bubbles Artair, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
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