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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Vancouver, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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30 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Cumbria, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Orrest Cottage is on the out side of Windermere but only a short walk into the centre, Me and my partner stopped the night in room number 3, which just happens to be the best room in the hotel as it has its own living area and 2 bathrooms. the rooms were clean and tidy and the bed was very... More 

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

Were so pleased you enjoyed yourself, it was great meeting you. From memory I think you stayed when we had the other two rooms occupied by a hen party, so were sorry if they were a little wild and louder than normal when they came in at night. Unfortunately we cant control everything! Hope to see you again sometime More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and husband stayed here for the night whilst visiting Windermere and the cottage was clean, just not really what we expected for £100. The room and bathroom were very small and we found this a little claustrophobic. We also found the bed a little small (I am fussy about my bed though and do like a big bed) Also... More 

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

Were really happy you enjoyed your stay with us and sincerely sorry you found the room too small for your liking. Being a 200 year old "cottage" We like to think size doesn't matter its more what you do with it! The room you stayed in Room 3 actually featured two bathrooms (both with showers) to compensate for them both... More 

Leeds, UK
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My mum and I stayed at Orrest Cottage for 3 nights in April using rooms 1 & 2 of the 3 available. We had a really great stay, mainly down to the very helpful and friendly host, David. The rooms are very clean, lovely hot powerful showers, comfy beds, lots of tea, coffee, milk pots, little touches and excellent breakfast!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent the night here and thoroughly enjoyed a relaxing and comfortable stay. Upon arrival, we were greeted by David who showed us to our clean, tidy room. With simple but effective touches such as a personalised welcome sign and sweets made this stay extra special knowing that that little bit of further effort had been made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

i cannot tell you how well presented and great this cottage is, me and my girlfriend have stayed in a few places around the area but this is the best by a long shot, nothing short of amazing and the owner david is very much a people person and very polite, really wouldnt stay anywere else now so thank you... More 

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Caerphilly County, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We recently stayed in Orrest Cottage for a short break. David, the host, was welcoming, friendly and informative and made a great breakfast! The location of the cottage was superb, very central, and the room was clean and comfortable. We would definitely return.

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