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St John's Lodge

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Lake Road, Windermere LA23 2EQ, England
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Ranked #45 of 112 Windermere B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Lee B Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Room very clean and comfortable. Only thing missing were sockets to charge phones, camera, etc (only 1 double for kettle, TV and everything else). Breakfasts good with lots and lots of choice. Slightly early last serve at 9:15 however. Might just be me as I'm used to shift work/late starts though. Ideally positioned for both Bowness and Windermere. Parking not... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Another trip to the lovely Lake District and stayed in the same B+B I always go to now. Its so nice and friendly and the breakfasts are great, particularly if you are veggie like me there is so much choice. A really lovely room too.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Lovely welcoming hotel... We spent two nights here, we were welcomed and shown to our room which was spotless and lovely! The bathroom was huge and everything was clean! The bed was very comfortable! There was plenty of variety at breakfast, they served a traditional English breakfast along with fruits, cereal, yoghurt and toast, and tea, coffee, fruit juice and... More

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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We booked last minute as needed an extra night in Windermere, first impressions were that the room was average, clean and a bit dull being at the bottom of the house but we were comfortable enough. This BnB would have done the job, had we not been disturbed mid afternoon nap (with no prior warning!!) by the owner and two... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This was the perfect location for a quick overnight stop in the lake district. Just a quick walk down the hill brought us into Bowness for a bite to eat in the evening. Breakfast was amazing. Lots of variety and plenty of it. The rooms may be all different but ours was comfortable and equipped with everything you need

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

From the moment we were greeted we knew we'd made the right choice for our short honeymoon escape. The guesthouse benefits from a genuinely personal touch and a breakfast that is second-to-none (vegans, vegetarians, and gluten intolerants rejoice!). The room was spotlessly clean, spacious, and comfortable. The generous en suite bathroom was also a major plus. We will definitely be... More

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Taichung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Such a great experience at St John's Lodge,staff are friendly,location is good, walk down to Bowness of Windermere only need 15 mins, breakfast was the most important thing to me,we enjoyed the breakfast so much,wanna stay longer for breakfast...overall, great value for vacation.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This is a well run bed and breakfast lodge. We needed and extra night in Windermere and apart from parking the lodge offered exactly what we were looking for, When we arrived there was limited parking out the front of the house with easy parking very nearby and therefore not a problem. The bedroom was well equiped and everything worked... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Our room was nice and clean, and even had some homemade GF biscuits waiting for me on arrival! The room had everything you would really need; towels, haridryer, even wine glasses and a bottle opener. Breakfast was brilliant, the best GF breakfast I've had. There was fresh fruit and yogurt, as well as two types of GF cereal. The GF... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

A 2 night visit lovely welcome from Sue,our room room was again superb breakfast both mornings was so tasty and sets you up for the day , people who work there take time to have a conversation and share information of the area ,Great location very clean warm and friendly our second visit and planning our third in the summer.... More

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Address: Lake Road, Windermere LA23 2EQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — St John's Lodge 3*
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This 9 bedroom (3 AA Star Highly Commended) guesthouse is ideally situated midway between Windermere village and the Lake at Bowness Bay (about 10 minutes walk) and close to restaurants and shops. It offers an extensive range of over 35 cooked breakfasts including Traditional English, Gluten Free (coeliac), dairy free, Vegetarian, Vegan and fresh fish dishes, It has been awarded both the coveted AA Egg Cup Breakfast Award and The Visit England Breakfast Award for exceptional and outstanding quality breakfasts. Only a select few hotels in The Lake District have received this award. St John's Lodge has also received a CBEN gold award for its environmental management policies. ... more   less 
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