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The King's Head
Top Boutique Hotel

Thirlspot, Keswick, CA12 4TN, United Kingdom
+44 176 877 3331

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Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
based on 489 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.3
  • 9.2
  • 8.6
  • 4.3

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    About

    Situated at the foot of Mount Helvellyn, in the heart of the Lake District, this former 17th century coaching Inn boasts spectacular views toward St Johns in the Vale, Blencathra and Skiddaw. The King's Head Inn is perfectly situated close to the shores of Lake Thirlmere and within easy reach of walking routes, including Helvellyn (right behind the Inn), as well as all the main attractions in the nearby Lake District towns of Windermere, Ambleside and Keswick. With 17 en suite bedrooms, comprising of doubles and twins, all with views of the surrounding fells, the King’s Head also features a Lakeland Speciality Store offering a wide range of local food, drinks and gifts from the finest Cumbrian producers.

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Gift shop
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free parking
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 489 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Great parking, according to 100%."
    • 9.2 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
      9.3 "Management was excellent, said 93%."
      7.0 "70% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.6 "Bar is amazing."
      10.0 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 100%."
    • 8.3 "Food is delicious."
    • 8.2 "Breakfast is good."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
      1.4 "86% said rooms were small."
      3.3 "67% complained about the bathroom."
      4.8 "52% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.5 "65% had problems with the shower."
      1.8 "82% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.1 "89% found problems with the furniture."
      0.8 "For 92%, the rooms looked old."
    • 2.9 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.4 "86% said rooms were small."
      4.8 "52% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.4 "96% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.0 "60% thought it was too noisy."
    • 1.0 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.0 "100% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 332 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.1 "Food is delicious."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
      3.1 "69% complained about the bathroom."
      5.0 "Beds were acceptable for 50%."
      1.8 "82% said rooms were small."
      1.3 "87% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.5 "65% had problems with the shower."
      1.1 "89% found problems with the furniture."
      0.6 "94% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.5 "Not very comfortable."
      1.8 "82% said rooms were small."
      5.0 "Beds were acceptable for 50%."
      0.6 "94% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.7 "53% thought it was too noisy."
    • 0.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.0 "100% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 83 reviews
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Food is delicious."
      7.3 "73% loved the menu selection."
    • 8.5 "Breakfast is good."
    • 8.4 "Bar is amazing."
    • 6.8 "Average amenities."
      6.7 "67% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 3.9 "Rooms are not good."
      1.2 "88% said rooms were small."
      2.9 "71% complained about the bathroom."
    • 2.7 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.2 "88% said rooms were small."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 73 reviews
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 8.4 "Food is delicious."
    • 6.9 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      1.1 "89% said rooms were small."
    • 2.5 "Quite uncomfortable."
      1.1 "89% said rooms were small."
    • 0.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      0.0 "100% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
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