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The Willowsmere

Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES, England
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Ranked #14 of 112 Windermere B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I decided to visit the area for a few days and after viewing a few different hotels online I chose the Willowsmere, and I wasn\'t disappointed. I arrived early and they were more than happy to allow me to leave my car whilst I went for a wander and then I checked in later which was a breeze with Anthony... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at The Willowsmere for 2 nights last week. We knew as soon as we arrived and were greeted by a very friendly member of staff we were onto a winner! He (sorry can't remember his name!) was extremely helpful - as were all the staff - giving us tips on where to eat/walk/drink/visit/park etc etc. The rooms were lovely,... More

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

Hi aliceyoung91, many thanks for taking the time to post a review, it's much appreciated! I'm obviously delighted you thoroughly enjoyed your stay here and am particularly pleased to hear Robert is already planning next year's holiday! It was a pleasure looking after you during your stay, hope to see you back again. All the best, Anthony More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and a friend stayed at the Willowsmere as carers for an elderly gentleman who had chosen the Lakes for his yearly holiday away from his residential home. The hotel itself was beautiful, the decoration was fitting for the hotel and the rooms had every amenity you could possibly need. The living room was great for the gentleman who enjoys... More

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

Hi Becbe22, thank you so much for sharing a review on TripAdvisor, much appreciated! I'm really pleased you all enjoyed your recent stay with us, especially Robert! I have to say I thought you were relatives of Robert's as you looked after him so well - he's a lucky man! Hopefully we'll see you back here at some point in... More

Ishoej, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time I and a group of 20 walkers stayed for a week at the Willowsmere, and once again we had a wonderful time. Very good rooms, a nice lounge and a beautiful garden. And the staff: Anthony, Jason and the others - all very helpful and nice in a very relaxed and straightforward way. We had... More

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

Hi Tom, it was lovely to have you back here and great to hear the group enjoyed their stay. I have say you picked a lovely week for walking in the area - we've still not had any real rain, and the next 10 days all look dry too - must been something of a record! Obviously we are delighted... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks guys for a lovely stay - the rooms were lovely, your garden is divine and you were very helpful in pointing us in the right direction for a meal etc. The lakes district is so pretty - our only regret was that we stayed one night!

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

Hi BluskyCanberra, many thanks for taking the time to post a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your recent stay with us, I only wish you'd have given us a pointer as to what we needed to do to get full marks! All the best, Anthony More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights in a four poster room. Anthony and his cousin were fantastic hosts, we were made to feel very welcomed. The room was finished to a high quality and had lovely extras like local biscuits, cordial, hot chocolate, liqueur and toiletries in the bathroom. The breakfast selection was impressive and good quality, served by a very friendly... More

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

Hello Conway1986, well I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with so much, I'm really pleased you mentioned the garden as we have just come runner-up in the Cumbria in Bloom garden awards. We officially have the second best B+B garden in Cumbria, not bad considering there are well over 1000 B+Bs in the county - next year's target is... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our First trip to the Lake district and we felt we hit the bulls eye with this establishment. The staff could not have been more helpful. The rooms where comfortable and very well equipped. The whole building was spotless and looked lovely. Breakfast was just great lots of choices and very well presented and very efficiently served. We where given... More

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

Hi Ianmars2. Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts on The Willowsmere with The TripAdvisor community, much appreciated! Obviously is lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay with so much and found everything to your liking! We hope to see you back here soon. All the best, Anthony More

Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and i have just returned from five days staying at the willosmere guest house, what a wonderful stay. The moment we arrived we felt welcomed by the hosts, nothing to much trouble. Great advice from walks to places to eat and drink. Our room was very comfortable and spotless, with extra touches of kendal mint cake and fresh... More

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

Hi murphy2211! I'm delighted to hear your lovely feedback. We do try hard to make the Willowsmere a relaxing experience for our guests and we enjoy helping people make the most of their stay, whether that's advice on the best local eateries or helping plan walks or drives in the area. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay, thanks a... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to treat ourselves to an extended visit to Windermere. Have never stayed longer than a few hours before. Warm welcome and very friendly keen to show Windermere at its best. Lovely room overlooking the garden, comfy bed and pillows. Husband particularly enjoyed the whiskies on offer at the 'honesty' bar. Lovely Cumbrian breakfast and nothing too much trouble. Will... More

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

Hi MAM127, I'm really pleased you enjoyed your recent stay with us so much! Thanks a lot for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor, really appreciated. We look forward to seing you back here soon. All the best, Anthony More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here a few weeks ago and have only just got around to writing this (sorry) but we didn't want to pass up the chance of saying what an excellent place to stay this is. We had trawled through websites of some other hotels with very mixed reviews and then came across The Willowsmere where everybody gave very positive... More

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

Hi Foodtime61, I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with so much, many thanks for taking the time to share a review. Many of guests mention our reviews when they are checking in so it is obvious that people appreciate honest feedback as it has helped take some of the guess work out of choosing a place to... 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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