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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Oakthwaite House have private parking?
We do not have private parking. Parking is on the street and is unrestricted. At most times parking in the vicinity of Oakthwaite House is not an issue. At busy times such as Bank Holiday weekends parking is an issue across Keswick.

How far is Oakthwaite House from Keswick town centre?
We are about a 5 minute from Keswick town centre.

Is there a hair dryer in the rooms?
All rooms are equipped with a hairdryer.

What time is check in? What time is check out?
Check in is from 4 till 7pm.
Being a family run guesthouse we strongly urge advance notice for arrival after 7pm, and arrival after 9pm is by arrangement only, at least a day in advance, unless circumstances beyond one's control dictate otherwise.

Check out is by 10.30am on the day of departure.

What time is breakfast served?
We serve breakfast from 8.15 to 9.00am.

Does Oakthwaite House accommodate pets?
Small well-behaved dogs are welcome in room 3.
Please let us know in advance if you are bringing your dog(s).

Does Oakthwaite House take one-night bookings?
Not in advance as a general rule.

Does Oakthwaite House have a guest lounge?
We do not have a guest lounge. There are numerous pubs and restaurants in the town, only a 5 minute walk, for our guests to socialize in.

Does Oakthwaite House cater for families?
We do not cater for families with young children. We accommodate families with well behaved teenage children although adult rates apply throughout. There are many guesthouses in Keswick that cater for families. Please go to www.keswick.org for further assistance.

Does Oakthwaite House offer single occupancy?
Rooms 3 & 4, our double rooms may be available for single occupancy at a rate of £60.00 per night.
Please call us for further assistance.

Does Oakthwaite House cater for special diets?
We can only do our best to cater for specific diets, specifically Coeliac, Gluten free, Vegan, and Vegetarian.
We would strongly urge guests with special diets or allergies to inform us and check with us in advance, preferably before booking, whether we can cater for them.

Does Oakthwaite House have facilities for drying off wet clothes?
We do not have dedicated drying facilities on site although we will do our best to help with the drying of coats or boots. There is a laundrette about a 30 second walk away from us with excellent dryers for drying off wet clothes.

Does Oakthwaite House have bicycle storage facilities?
We do not have bicycle storage facilities. Once again there are many guesthouses in Keswick that offer this. Please go to www.keswick.org for further assistance.

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