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The Willowsmere

Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES, 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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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked this hotel last minuet, stayed for 1 night between Christmas and New Year, I read the reviews from other travellers and was not disappointed. We booked a small double the room was very clean had a lovely view of the garden, staff were friendly and the breakfast was lovely. Good location for Windermere five minuet walk to the high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great place, couldn't ask for more. Room very clean, great bathroom with shower and tea facilities. Great breakfast, free wi-fi. Friendly staff made me feel very welcomed. Will definitely come back in a future.

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi Ewa, I'm thrilled you enjoyed your stay with so much and delighted you took the time to share your thoughts on TripAdvisor. We'll look forward to seeing you here again. All the very best, Anthony More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Everything perfect, beautiful garden, nice staff, great breakfast. Our room was very nice, clean, very comfortable and very nice arrange. Parking on site. It wasn't last visit, Will come again. I recommend.

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi Robin M, thanks so much for the review - I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay so much and feel able to recommend on TripAdvisor. Hope to see you back here sometime soon. All the best, Anthony More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed in The Willowsmere during the October break with our 2 children. Our room was amazing, we upgraded to the 4 poster bedroom. Our children were in the twin room opposite and the room was equally amazing. I have to say it was the best breakfast I've had in awhile, we will definitely be back. Jason was very knowledgeable... More 

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi JoanieRomford, many thanks for taking the time to post a review, much appreciated. It's lovely to hear such great feedback, I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us so much and am particularly pleased to hear your feedback on the new bathroom (we've replaced 10 so far with our 2 single rooms being upgraded this winter). Also great to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The willowsmere such a welcoming place, Anthony welcomed us with tea and information on the surrounding area.breakfast was also great, with a wide choice of cereal, yogurt, fruit,and the willowsmere full breakfast, the staff where friendly and helpful highly recommend such a great location with parking "fantastic"

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi Whatnot D, I'm delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your recent stay with us and am really grateful you took the time to share your thoughts with the TripAdvisor community. Really hope to see you back here again, all the best, Anthony More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Only stayed last night for one night. Arrived early evening and left first thing this morning. A beautiful house with an immaculate room . Breakfast was superb . Would definitely stay again. Only downside is the pillows are wafer thin but that's just my opinion . Thanks to the staff and owners.

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi Charles H, many thanks for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor, much appreciated. I'm delighted you enjoyed your brief stay and we hope to see you back for a little longer at some point. We're just finishing our plans for winter refurbishments so I'll add new pillows to the list (bit disappointing as I replaced every... More 

Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Received a very warm welcome, great breakfasts along with a lovely room and ensuite. Jason (Manager) went above and beyond the call of duty, as requested by our family he arranged a surprise for us on our arrival as it was our wedding anniversary, bubbly, it brought a tear to my eye. The honesty bar is a great idea. Perfect... More 

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi Julie H and thank you very much for your lovely review. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us so much and delighted to hear your great feedback about Jason - he appreciates it and so do I! Hope to welcome you back here at some point. All the best, Anthony More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Beautiful house and gardens. Congratulations Anthony on your gardening awards. Wonderful breakfasts and clean throughout. Great wet room in the ground floor. Thank you for a fabulous 3 nights and hope to see you again. John & Joyce

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi John W, many thanks for your review, delighted you enjoyed your stay here so much. Really appreciate you mentioning our garden awards, we were delighted to have been awarded second place in the Cumbria in Bloom awards for B+Bs, and as there are nearly 1200 in Cumbria we were thrilled to finish as runner up, though as the winners... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Me and my husband stayed here for a 3 night break. We had a lovely stay very friendly staffm a nice breakfast was served each day. Liked the honesty bar. The location is of walking distance to windermere centre. We definitely will be rebooking in near future and recommend for anyone looking for a nice break 😊

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Dear Broomhall2013, I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and feel able to recommend us to the TripAdvisor community, much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you back here at some point. All the best, Anthony More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Great B&B. Great shower. Lovely house and garden. Attentive staff. Great breakfast. Going walking ... talk to Anthony, what he doesn't know you don't need. Creaky bed though !! Could do with better Wi-Fi, but not a deal breaker for us. Thanks.

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Anthony P, Owner at The Willowsmere, responded to this review

Hi Kelvin C, many thanks for your review, much appreciated. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the local knowledge. Apologies about the WiFi issue, we recently upgraded to fibre optic broadband (only just reached Windermere!) and it proved a difficult transition but I'm happy to report it is now sorted. Not sure about the bed, I've obviously checked... More 

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Address: Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 13
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