My wife and I were absolutely elated with our stay at this marvellous hotel that lived up to very bit of our expectations. It was our 1st stay here. We chose this place because we wanted to get away from the busy touristy parts of Lake District and due to good reviews about it. Though the prices were a tad high, we enjoyed quality for the money paid. Ees Wyke is located on a slight rise overlooking green pastures and Esthwaite Water, far from the madding crowd. It is a refurbished country house that is clean and beautifully decorated interiorly with absolutely comfortable furnishings. The managers, Richard and Margaret, paid the utmost care to detail, from welcoming guests to preparing and presenting a exquisite set dinner for two, to maintaining cleanliness of and ensuring comfort in the boudoir and giving polite suggestions for spending an idyllic day in the surrounding area.
Statyed 3th Oct for 1 night. Very comfortable hotel in a lovely spot, easy access to the southern lakes with some excellent walking. Staff were very friendly, food very good, all in all a very enjoyable and relaxing stay. Would definately recommend.
This rural and graceful hotel proved to be exactly what we were looking for. Very quiet, virtually no traffic, close to several beautiful locations and importantly easy to find with good parking in the grounds. Very well-appointed establishment with extremely helpful staff, which made for a very relaxed and comfortable stay. Comfortable bed and an excellent en-suite. Although we had other plans for evening dinner each day, we did enjoy the huge selection on offer for breakfast. Would certainly recommend this hotel to those looking for peace and comfort in a fabulous area of the Lakes.
John from Wiltshire
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We were on the first floor with a lovely view over the gardens and glimpses of the lake. About 5 minute drive out of town but this is probably a plus in busy holiday periods. Full breakfast included in the rate and free parking and Wi Fi meant it was extremely good value. Room was fairly large.
Kevin from Penrith, NSW.
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2 nights in comfortable room, breakfast could not be bettered anywhere also evening meal on one night was excellent and all within a short walk of lake and a good selection of evening food places from pubs to bistro and "good old fish and chips"
We first stayed here in 1989 and stayed numerous times in the 1990's, in 2001, 2002 and the last time in 2004. It had lost it's edge a little for us in the transition from a privately run and owned hotel to part of a chain (Von Essen). Recent developments, a new owner, and good reviews tempted us back and we were not disappointed! It isn't the same as in the days of Francis and Brian - it never could be - but it is still a unique experience. The position on Ullswater couldn't be better (I'd go for the views alone!), the staff were helpful and friendly, the food was exceptional without following fashion. Sharrow Bay always did things it's own way and that was what made it special. The décor and furnishings suit the house and location superbly and I'm pleased to see the Hotel still dares to be different in that respect. We won't leave it as long before our next visit. It is still Simply the Best!
Dave & Caroline from Berkshire
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Walking distance to the village. Very quiet location. Breakfast was exceptionally nice. The hosts were very warm and welcoming. Recommend the ferry to Conostin Water and the walk around the Tarn Hows followed by a trip to Ambleside. The Albert Hotel in the village was a great place to eat.
Spectacular views and thoroughly enjoyable stay. Staff professional and polite,nothing too much trouble.Room large and well appointed,couldn't fault anything,even the weather stayed fine.Will stay again.
AJ from England
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An extremely enjoyable and restful stay. From arrival to departure staff were attentive, accommodating and very efficient. Food was excellent in both quality and presentation. Able to leave car in hotel garage for duration of stay and use local facilities.
Our stay was most enjoyable and the facilities at Dene House were delightful in every way. The staff were friendly and helpful and the room was ideal for us. Its location was quiet and serene but within walking distance od many attractions and facilities.
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