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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We have stayed in various B & Bs in Keswick over the years and the Shemara is up with the best of them. We hadn't booked anywhere but saw the Vacancies sign in the window and took a room for the night last weekend. The welcome and so friendly from the Thai landlady and the room was well appointed and...

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Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This restaurant is small and is popular,and I was not able to reserve the dinner until I asked when I wanted to reserve the restaurant because it was the night of my last stay. Thai meal was healthy and it was tasty . I had the rice for the first time since I left Japan three weeks ago.

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Warkworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The last time I stayed here (September 2013) I posted a very positive review and I am very happy to post that the Shemara, with it's proprietors Sayfon and Richard have maintained their immaculate standards. Heartily recommended.

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Thank TerenceAllan
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful guest house . Richard and Sayfon are brilliant hosts. We stayed in room 2 which was small but fine . Lots of little touches made a difference . Tea tray was full of goodies . Breakfast was hearty and we didn't eat for the rest of the day .!!Tried their Thai restaurant and found the homemade food was delicious...

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Thank Jo H
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This was not our first stay in this lovely B/B, so this came as no surprise how well presented our room was. Room number 3 has a great bay window looking over Keswick but most important it has the best view of the mountains to the South and West of Keswick. Two very comfy leather chairs and tea making equipment...

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Thank Paul K
Manchester
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Ideally located off main high street. Lovely family who run this and gorgeous Thai food served in the evening. Recommend booking. Had a fabulous walk around Derwent water and really enjoyed our stay. Lovely additional touches in the bedtroom, extra fresh milk provided in the fridge and happy for you to take own wine etc into the restaurant. Fabulous breakfast...

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Goole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I was going to say this is one of the best B/B we have ever stayed in, that would be a lie, it IS the BEST B/B we have ever stayed in. Richard and Sayfon couldn't do anymore to make our stay more enjoyable. They are friendly, helpful and charming. The rooms are to an excellent standard, better than any...

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Thank Ian W
Edinburgh
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Firstly, book direct with the guest house as it's cheaper than online sites. Be aware that there is a £5 charge for staying only 1 night and you pay double for single occupancy. Clean, comfortable and very central but limited parking. I was in the attic and the shower was a trickle.

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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

First time staying at this B&B and will definitely be visiting again. Richard and Fon make you feel really welcome and nothing seems too much trouble. We stayed in room 4, the cleanliness and size of the room was excellent. The view of the hills out of the back window was beautiful. Could not fault the choice and quality of...

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Thank 1972ChrisP
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2016

What a fantastic place, Absolutely and truthfully can say you will not find a better guesthouse in Keswick,. The host absolutely lovely and very cheery and smiley, made you feel alive when greeted. We booked last minute, and was on the top floor what great views over keswick and the mountains , with everything you could ask for..and a beautiful...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Central location, quiet 4 star guest house. All rooms are ensuite with mountain views and are furnished to a high standard. Wide choice of breakfast menu. In the evenings the dining room is open for Sayfons authentic Thai cooking. Some private parking available.A warm welcome awaits. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shemara Guest House

Address: 27 Bank Street, Keswick CA12 5JZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: ₹ 6,454 - ₹ 7,134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shemara Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 3 with the best view in Keswick”
 of 5 bubbles C2165VPpaulk, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 4, very spacious overlooking the mountain range to the rear of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles ianwW1457MK, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Any they are all lovely,”
 of 5 bubbles janej343, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ring Shemara direct to discuss your needs, the room above the dining room has a stunning view of the central and northwestern fells.”
 of 5 bubbles Lizzymcbusy, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles 403keithj, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
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