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St John's Lodge

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Lake Road, Windermere LA23 2EQ, England
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Ranked #36 of 113 Windermere B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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
    5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
31 helpful votes 31 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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Coeliacs can relax here, the staff are very aware of the condition and are helpful in suggesting places to eat in town as well. Our room was at the front of the house and it was beautifully laid out and cleaned everyday and the bathroom facilities were exactly what we needed. My fiance found the room a little cold although... More

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South Shields, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Firstly I'm going to say I don't understand how somebody can give a rating of one star for this B&B. The people who gave one star are either from royalty or they're complete idiots who have nothing better to do than complain about every-little-thing... The rooms are very modern, clean and comfortable. We first stayed here a few years ago... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

As a vegetarian I spotted St John's many years ago in the vegetarian magazine and had always wanted to visit....and I wasn't disappointed. Sue and Barry were so warm and welcoming and shared good local knowledge which meant we ate out at two superb restaurants... fat olives and villa positano . The breakfast was to die for...so hard to choose...would... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

we were looking for a good location to visit the lakes as well as a nice room and accomodation. we were not disappointed and our dreams came true . we were really looked after by Sue and Barry and have had a wonderful holiday. we are going to book for next year if not just for the wonderful breakfast which... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Another great trip to the beautiful Lakes and stayed again at St John's lodge Hotel which is delightful. Everyone is very friendly and helpful which makes it extra special but it is such a clean and pleasant place anyway. The famous breakfasts were as good as ever. I will definately return there on my next visit to the Lakes.

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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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