Boasting water sports facilities and views of mountain, Clarence House is a bed and breakfast set in a historic building in Keswick, 3.1 km from Derwentwater. It is situated 17 km from Buttermere and features a housekeeping service. Lake Windermere is 41 km from the bed and breakfast and Cat Bells is 7.9 km away. All units in the bed and breakfast are equipped with a TV. Units come complete with a private bathroom fitted with a shower and a hair dryer, while some units at the bed and breakfast also feature a seating area. At the bed and breakfast, each unit is fitted with bed linen and towels. You can play mini-golf and tennis at this 4-star bed and breakfast, and the area is popular for cycling and fishing. If you would like to discover the area, canoeing and hiking are possible in the surroundings. Askham Hall is 32 km from the bed and breakfast, while World of Beatrix Potter is 35 km from the property. The nearest airport is Newcastle International Airport, 127 km from Clarence House.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Keswick, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 single beds
or
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
or
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

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Staff
9.9
Facilities
9.6
Cleanliness
9.9
Comfort
9.8
Value for money
9.7
Location
9.8
High score for Keswick
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Andrew
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great room, great breakfasts, great hosts - thanks very much! Friendly, comfortable, and convenient.
  • Alex
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Friendly helpful owners, warm welcome, clean and fresh decor, comfortable bed, nice little sitting area in the bedroom, great shower, fabulous breakfast, great variety, lots of little personal touches. Easy walk into town, free on street parking...
  • Alan
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Hosts, James and Kate, were friendly and knowledgable. Breakfast was excellent with a good choice of alternatives to a full english. The location meant it was only a short walk to the shops and the market square.

Host Information

Company review score: 9.9Based on 269 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

A detached Victorian residence built in 1892. Beautifully decorated with modern standards whilst retaining its charm and character. Five large en-suite bedrooms and a spacious dining room. James and Kate welcome you to Clarence House. As long standing lovers of the Lake District and Keswick in particular, we are committed to offering a high standard of accommodation and service to enable our visitors to fully appreciate this area. We are situated in a quiet street, just an easy five minute walk away from the centre of Keswick and 10 minutes from Derwentwater Lake. A wealth of walks start from our door and there is a wide variety of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants close by.

Property information

James and Kate welcome you to Clarence House in Keswick. As long standing lovers of the Lake District and Keswick in particular, we are committed to offering a high standard of accommodation and service to enable our visitors to fully appreciate this most beautiful part of England. Clarence House is a spacious guest house with drying room, guest fridge and guest lounge in addition to your ensuite room. We are situated in a quiet street, with plenty of free street parking and just an easy five minute walk away from the centre of Keswick and ten minutes walk from the Lakeshore. We cannot guarantee the Lake District weather but we can promise, a warm and relaxing stay in the Lake District National Park. - Help and advice should you require it on the local area, walks, cycles and places to eat - A breakfast to set you up for the day made from fresh local ingredients - Well-equipped clean and comfortable bedrooms. - Free unlimited WiFi in all rooms - Hospitality trays Breakfast at Clarence House We offer an excellent breakfast menu created from locally sourced ingredients as well as a range of fresh fruits and cereals. A Clarence House breakfast is a great way to start the d...

Neighbourhood information

We are situated in a quiet street, just an easy five minute walk away from the centre of Keswick and 10 minutes from Derwentwater Lake. A wealth of walks start from our door and there is a wide variety of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants close by.

Language spoken

English

Property surroundings

Facilities of Clarence House
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Water sport facilities on site
  • Mini golf
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Off-site
  • Fishing
  • Tennis court
    Off-site
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wired internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules
Clarence House takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in
From 16:00 to 20:00
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
Check-out
Until 10:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 1 year are welcome.

Children 14 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
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Smoking
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties
Parties/events are not allowed
Quiet hours
Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 07:00.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Clarence House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 07:00:00.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Clarence House

  • Room options at Clarence House include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • Guests staying at Clarence House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • The prices at Clarence House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Clarence House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Mini golf
    • Water sport facilities on site

  • Clarence House is 800 yards from the centre of Keswick. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Clarence House is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.