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Premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
Premium bedding, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
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Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
5 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationKeswick Museum and Art Gallery5 min walk
Popular LocationHope Park7 min walk
Popular LocationTheatre By The Lake9 min walk
AirportCarlisle (CAX)60 min drive

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  • Twin Room (5)

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  • Double Room (8)

    Room amenities

    • Mountain view
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  • Family Room (2)

    5/5 guest room rating

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  • Double Room (7)

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    • Mountain view
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  • Family Room (6)

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Hill view
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  • Twin Room (3)

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Hill view
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  • Single Room (4)

    5/5 guest room rating

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    • Sleeps 1
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About this area

Keswick

Dorchester House is located in Keswick. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Derwent Water and Lodore Falls. Rookin House Activity Centre and Lake District Wildlife Park are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with nearby boat tours, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain climbing.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Keswick Museum and Art Gallery - 5 min walk
  • Hope Park - 7 min walk
  • Theatre By The Lake - 9 min walk
  • Cumberland Pencil Museum - 11 min walk
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Penrith Station - 20 min drive
  • AirportCarlisle (CAX) - 60 min drive

Restaurants

  • Woodstone - 3 min walk
  • Pack Horse Inn - 4 min walk
  • The Square Orange - 4 min walk
  • Little Chamonix Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Merienda - 4 min walk

About this property

Dorchester House

4-star Victorian bed & breakfast near Derwent Water
Tour/ticket assistance, free breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are available at this smoke-free bed & breakfast. All 7 rooms feature modern comforts such as flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi. Premium bedding, coffee/tea makers and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Dorchester House offers 7 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free nearby parking
  • Street parking

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–9:00 AM

Family friendly

  • Children's games

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Outdoor furniture

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Handrails in stairwells

More

  • Books
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

More

  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Local maps
  • Recycling
  • Restaurant dining guide

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; your host will greet you

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Host will greet you

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children 6 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 6 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

We should mention

Children 6 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Dorchester House Keswick
Dorchester House Bed & breakfast
Dorchester House Bed & breakfast Keswick

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Dorchester House and receive a full refund?
Yes, Dorchester House offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Dorchester House cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Dorchester House pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Dorchester House?
There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at Dorchester House?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Dorchester House?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is Dorchester House located?
Situated in a national park, this bed & breakfast is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Keswick Museum and Art Gallery and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Derwent Water. Hope Park and Theatre By The Lake are also within 10 minutes.
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4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It said there was parking.but when we arrived it was street parking only and it was full.we ended up driving round keswick to find a parking space.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
2 mins from town, relaxed and friendly, exceptional hosts (Lorraine and Simon), spotlessly clean, great breakfast and great value for money.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We love Keswick & We Loved this hotel.
Our stay at this hotel was amazing, great owners, great location, lovely breakfast, lovely room and we will definitely be staying again
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We had a lovely stay at Dorchester House, Lorraine and Simon were friendly and accomodating, providing a lovely breakfast every morning and taking the time to chat with guests. The b&b is in a great location in Keswick, with both nearby walks and the town centre easily accessible.
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2020

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