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Orrest Cottage Bed & Breakfast

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17 Church Street, Windermere LA23 1AQ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited as a surprise from my girlfriend for 2 nights. We found the stay homely, cosy and welcoming. The rooms were comfortable and clean. We enjoyed our varied choices of breakfasts each morning especially the eggs from the spice hens. Overall a great experience and wouldn't hesitate to visit again. Thanks David.

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in Room 2 for 1 night, every last detail is there! Loved the personal touches - the welcome sign, the jelly beans, even the bottles of shampoo etc. The room was cost, bed was very comfy & the shower was lovely and powerful. Loved the idea of the key locks, we could come & go as we wanted and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Had a great stay at Orrest! We had room number 3, right on top with a private loft! Loved the extra space to watch TV and just chill. Bed was comfortable but must beware of the slanted ceiling, can get bumped on the head. Convenient location. Train station was about 200m away, so was the Booths supermarket. Cafés, restaurants all... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stayed here after taking part in the great north swim. It is a very nice little b&b. Plenty of choice for breakfast and the food was amazing! Welcomed with a chocolate orange, choice of tea, coffe or galaxy hot chocolate in the room which was fantastic!

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We really had a great time when we were in Orrest Cottage in May. The location is convenient, just 2 minutes walk to windermere station, and 30 minutes walk to the Lake in Bowness. The breakfast is fantastic! The owner David comes to cook breakfast for his guests every morning, his culinary skill is really good, I love the traditional... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Stopped for the night in May with my boyfriend and we felt the £85 tag expensive, especially given just a few weeks previous we'd had an apartment for £85 per night with our own kitchen/diner/lounge in a major city. When we walked up the 2 flights of stairs, we got in the room to find it small & cramped, indeed... More 

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David H, Owner at Orrest Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

We were massively disappointed to receive your review but also a little wary of its content and would question if it is in fact genuine. Its so wildly different to all our other reviews so we are confused as to how your experience could differ so much from the many hundreds of happy customers and reviewers. For example our breakfast... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This place is really home from home. David and Laura(although only met David) was the perfect host. This was our first time and David was so helpful, from where to get the best roast dinner(all fresh food) to where to go, travel info, best time of day to go, need I go on. The food was so out of this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stayed 1 night here in May/2015. Our room was on the 3rd floor,#3. Room is cozy and clean, bed very comfortable. next to our room is the lounge area but rarely people come up, so u can consider it's your private lounge. Bathroom is kinda small but common problem in Europe and we are not huge in size so ok... More 

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David H, Owner at Orrest Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks your lovely comments, the room you stayed in on the top floor which included the private lounge next door and the two bathrooms were actually all yours for exclusive use i.e the entire floor! Sorry if you misunderstood that, but were glad you had a great stay and enjoyed our breakfast so much More 

Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stayed for one night here on our drive through the Lake District and had a very nice experince. The owner David was kind, welcoming, and had helpful tips for our trip. He also cooked up a delicious breakfast for us,there were also jams, juice, coffee, fruit, etc. plenty to choose from. The room pn the 3rd floor though on... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We arrived at Orrest Cottage at the end of walking the Dales Way. The owners do not live on the premises, but we were emailed as to how to gain access and all was efficient. The room was clean and had everything we required with David a phone call away in case of questions or problems. Breakfast was a highlight... More 

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