We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 113 Windermere B&Bs / inns

College House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   15 College Road, Windermere LA23 1BU, England
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added College House to your Saves list
College House
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
76%
Ranked #94 of 113 Windermere B&B and Inns
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013
Yvonne4726 Adelaide, Australia
Write a Review

13 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    8
    2
    1
    1
    1
See reviews for
2
6
Solo
0
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (2)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Adelaide, Australia
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

We are 2 couples from Australia who stayed in the two upstairs attic rooms that were clean, comfortable, albeit very small, but manageable with some juggling. Doreen and Frank supplied some extras in the rooms, including literature for the area. they were great friendly hosts. Doreen cooks and chats to you as she prepares food in the country style kitchen..... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

I booked three rooms in this b&b for two couples and a single. The rooms were ok but the rooms in the attic area had terrible small bathrooms that really need updating. The breakfast was great and we also had the whole place to ourselves for the two nights we were there. Peking was at a premium and as we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We were very comfortable during our stay at College House in Windermere. The location is good and our room was clean and the bathroom ensuite with tub shower. TV, hairdryer, and electric kettle were amenities. Doreen and Frank were helpful with dining suggestions. Breakfasts were full English Breakfasts well prepared by Doreen. Parking is available but very tight. Would stay... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The welcome was warm and the breakfast very good. Breakfast at 8.30 (no leeway!) We had to climb up to an attic room that was really cramped with sloping roofs which were ideally positioned to bang your head on...which we did. And the view was the rear yard. The little furnishings there was room for were too old and worn.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Cosy and warm Guest house perfect location for our week end in Lake District. The room we had was nicely decorated,with TV, Hairdrier, and Kattle with teas and coffees. The bathroom was a bit tiny but clean and sufficient for our needs. The bed was very confy, I didn't sleep so well in ages. Doreen, the lovely owner, will serve... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stockton-on-Tees, England, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Very good welcoming wen we arrived, we were shown to our lovely cozy room, bathroom was small but clean. plenty of information Leaflets if needed, Doreen seemed very happy to help. Breakfast was lovely and very filling. The location was ideal, Very good value for money. we enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to family or friends. Definatly stay... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

Booked this B&B with confidence after reading the reviews here & I'm glad to stay we weren't disappointed. Our room made for a lovely home from home with everything we needed to feel very comfortable. Breakfast was delicious & enough to mean we didn't really feel the need for lunch! Doreen is a great host & made us feel very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

The couple who run College House are very friendly and welcoming, when we arrived we were shown to our room and given a quick tour of the house before being left to settle in. The room was comfortable, it had a large, cosy bed, TV/DVD player, hairdryer, toiletries, tea and coffee etc the little touches which make your stay that... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Rossendale, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

College House had been highly recommended by my friend and was suberb value for money. I had a very comfortable stay in a gorgeous room which was very clean with a wide range of cosmetics available to use. The owners of the guest house were very friendly, happy and accomodating. The breakfast was so yummy and fresh I have never... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2010

College house has to be the best guest house i have ever stayed in. From the moment i arrived at College House Dorren made us feel really welcome. The room was warm and the beds very comfortable with great views. The breakfast was really good and obviously made with high quality ingrediants. Doreen will also tell you all the best... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to College House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about College House

Also Known As:
College House Windermere, Lake District
Address: 15 College Road, Windermere LA23 1BU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Hotel Style:
Ranked #94 of 113 B&Bs / Inns in Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — College House 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Tingo, Travelocity, Hotels.com and Venere so you can book your College House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage College House, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.