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The Elleray

2-6 Cross Street, Windermere LA23 1AE, England
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Ranked #38 of 111 Windermere B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were spending the weekend around Windemere and wanted somewhere nice for a pub lunch. We researched pubs in the area and this came out fairly top. When we arrived the overall perception of the place didn't wow us but the food was outstanding and great value. It was £5 per person for food, the portions were large, the food... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Just came back from here after spending the weekend. On arrival we were told there were no parking permits available so would have to park in the bus station, they would pay for this, but not what you want to hear after a 3 hour drive. There are 3 rooms and a permit for each room, however us and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is our second visit to the Elleray and very very dissapointed. We took our grandson with us this time they told us it was a family room it was the same room we had last year and they just put a single bed in. The mattress on the double bed was disguisting when my husband pulled the sheet back... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stayed three nights in February 2015. Small 'hotel' with - I think - four bedrooms. The room was a bit small and 'frayed round the edges' but was warm and the bed was comfortable. There was not much storage space and the bathroom lacked any hook to hang clothes or towels on. The breakfasts were very good as was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The Elleray is our favourite hotel and staying there has become our traditional way of celebrating the New Year. This was our 3rd year in a row visiting the Lakes for New Years, staying in the Elleray each time. Each year we have never been let down and it is the perfect get away for a short break in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Meet up with locals here who I've become friends with in Windermere always made to feel welcome by the staff feels like a local as a lot of locals use it (must be good) beer good ! Prices not bad ! Had lunch here once or twice good value ! It's not a gastro pub but a good honest pub... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Beer and the Food were great. The atmosphere was good and the Fire in the main Lounge was nice. However the Language from some customers and also the Bar Manager was a bit too much. When there are Women and Children around this should not be allowed in a place like the Elleray. It's a shame

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

If you like a good pint of beer you may be better off to DRINK SOMEWHERE ELSE!! First of all I need to say that I love the lake district....it's one of the reasons I live here! For me the best part of the Lake District, apart from the Fells and Lakes is the good quality local food and beer.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Easy to find & we were lucky, given a parking permit. Mums lunch was huge - and breakfasts were superb, staff very welcoming, friendly & happy to oblige. Both rooms were adequate.. minus & pluses.. Adam (landlord) was more than happy to discuss any concerns we had. Would rate this B&B as a 3 - with potential for four *... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

After reading the reviews and looking over the pictures of the rooms when booking, I was really disappointed with the room. The pictures must have been taken about 5 years ago because the room is full of damp, dust, dirt and a very strange smell. After returning after a busy day at the lakes and fancied a shower shame I... More 

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