Sharrow Bay Guest House - Penrith

Lake Ullswater 1, Penrith, United Kingdom, CA102LZ  show map
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Sharrow Bay Guest House - Penrith

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Sports activities

Horseback riding

Fishing

Hiking

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Editorial review:

This beautiful hotel used to be a private home in the 1800s and has spectacular views and an amicable, flawless staff. The breakfast is amazing, but some critics think the place is tacky. However, the hiking is incredible. Children under 10 are not allowed.

Overview

The peaceful Sharrow Bay is placed on the beachfront. The hotel offers international architecture and resides in a building renovated in 1740.

Major Penrith sights, such as Whinfell Forest, Lowther Castle and Gardens and Scafell Pike are located nearby.

Guests will find themselves within 90-minute drive to Newcastle airport.

Rooms

Staying in one of the hotel’s 17 elegant rooms, guests are free to use heating, a DVD player, Wi-Fi, a closet and direct dial phone as well as an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers. Many rooms come with a wonderful view over the garden. They also have own bathrooms with a walk-in shower, a hairdryer and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

Every morning a complimentary full English breakfast is served. The popular on-site restaurant specializes in British cuisine. Tea can be savored in the lounge bar.

Services

Sharrow Bay offers a luggage storage, allergy-free rooms and free parking as well as a catering service and a conference room for business guests.

Relax

The hotel's activities include hiking, horse riding and fishing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the villa rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   17.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Adults only
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking
  • Fishing

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer on request

Bedroom

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of GBP 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Villa Address:

Lake Ullswater 1, Penrith, United Kingdom, CA102LZ

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City Center
  • Penrith
    10.3km
Airports
  • Newcastle Airport (NCL)
    89.1km
  • Blackpool Airport (BLK)
    91.8km
Villa information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    17

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King or Twin beds or King Size bed
Size: 12m2
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    Size: 25m2
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    Furnished with antiques, the Deluxe Rooms have king-size or twin beds, spacious seating areas and views of the lake, formal gardens or the fields and fells. Located in Main House or Garden Rooms, they are just a short stroll from house.

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          How to reach villa

          villa Sharrow Bay Guest House - Penrith Penrith location
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          Villa Address:

          Lake Ullswater 1, Penrith, United Kingdom, CA102LZ

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Penrith
            10.3km
          Airports
          • Newcastle Airport (NCL)
            89.1km
          • Blackpool Airport (BLK)
            91.8km
          Villa information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            17

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPenrithSharrow Bay

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          Sharrow Bay Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Beckstones Art Gallery - 7.7km

          Local Attractions

          • Aira Force - 5.9km
            7ml S of Penrith
          • Lakeland Bird of Prey Centre - 7.7km
            Lowther, Penrith
          • Place Fell - 8.1km
            PatterdaleEngland
          • Lowther Castle and Gardens - 6.9km
            Penrith CA10 2HHEngland
          • Ullswater Lake - 8.1km
            England
          Villa information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            17

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          Sharrow Bay Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sharrow Bay

          Individual guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            Charming small hotel - certainly lived up to my expectations. Relaxed atmosphere - front door open - extremely friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful room - apparently upgraded, so thank you. Utterly wonderful food. We loved staying with you.

            This is not a complaint - merely an observation which might be useful to you. Both my husband and I felt that the dinner portions were too large. I had quail breast to start with, and felt that it could have been just one quail breast and not two. On the menu it said 'quail breast / salad etc. With all the generous canapes to start with, and the extras that one is given throughout the dinner, by the time we both got to the main course (in my case filet), I was full! It goes against the grain to leave anything on my plate - particiularly such good food!!

          • Older travelers
            10.0

            What did we like about the Sharrow Bay? Absolutely everything! We can honestly say this is one of the finest hotels we have stayed in (and we have travelled the world staying and eating in the finest hotels) The cuisine as we expected, was just superb, the level of service, (nothing was too much trouble for the guests) attention to detail, (manoevering the seating arrangements to ensure each guest had window seats and views) to the helpfullness, friendliness and utter professionalism of your staff. Certainly the service we received was absolutely and utterly, second to none We do hope that this beautiful hotel with its excellent and astounding staff will continue to be run in this manner for many years to come. Our sincere thanks to you all. Sue and Mike Grimsted.

          • Group of friends
            10.0

            The hotel's location is stunning. Add to that an outstanding dinner with excellent wine and charming slightly faded interiors....a refreshing change from dull standard minimalist modernity.

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            If you do one thing in your lifetime it should be book a night at SharrowBay. We certainly enjoyed our stay and only wish it could have been longer. we arrived early but were very warmly welcomed and told our room was ready and had been upgraded. The setting and views, especially from the picture window in the sitting room are breathtaking. The staff are excellent and very attentive. The restaurant is superb and the food lives up to its reputation. The 'puddings' are fantastic. We wish we could have stayed longer.

          • Couple
            10.0

            The room (Garden cottage) was quaint, relaxing and beautifully located with views of Ullswater. The staff were very polite, attentive and professional. The food was stunning, we had a 7 course dinner (£75pp but £40pp if a resident), exceptional quality and presentation - a real treat. Highly recommend the hotel for gourmet Michelin* dining in a peaceful getaway from it all location.

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            Scenery

            Room had poor lighting, only one radiator worked so was very cold and drafty. No kettle but was given one. We did not think the room was good value for money, we got the room at half price of £120 and we still did not think it was value for money .have stayed in nicer rooms for less money. The breakfast was excellant as was the setting in the dinning room over looking the bay. Don't think we would return even if we won the lottary

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            the food was excellent, good choice,well presented.Our room was in a house some 400 metres from the main hotel and you needed a car to get to the hotel for your meals. not so bad in the summer months on a fine warm evening but we went in October. one or two more staff would have been welcome.good relaxing two days.

          • Older travelers
            5.4

            Location and view

            I feel it's past it's best, the room was clean but threadbare. The bed cover had a hole in it, the bathroom looked like it had come from the 1970's with the worst repair of a carpet I have ever seen! The table at dinner was too small, and very cramped. The staff got our order wrong twice, and didn't know the menu. Really it was a disappointment considering the hotel's reputation.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            The atmosphere at the hotel was much less intimidating than in the past when one sometimes felt as if there on sufferance.

            Consistently hearing ' no problem ' in answer to a request.

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Position. Comfort. Staff.

            Price. Too much food - yes - a serious comment. A very tired hotel.

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Hotel staff, food, location

            Room was a little shabby and clearly not cleaned properly.

          How to reach villa

          villa Sharrow Bay Guest House - Penrith Penrith location
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          Villa Address:

          Lake Ullswater 1, Penrith, United Kingdom, CA102LZ

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Penrith
            10.3km
          Airports
          • Newcastle Airport (NCL)
            89.1km
          • Blackpool Airport (BLK)
            91.8km
          Villa information
          • Check-In:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            17

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPenrithSharrow Bay

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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