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The Willowsmere

Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES, England
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Ranked #15 of 113 Windermere B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came back to the Willowsmere and were not disappointed. The service was attentive, the room was excellent and the breakfast very tasty, I also sampled the available choice of malt whiskies - very nice too.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited the Lake District in July hoping to do some easy walking and exploring. Willowsmere was possibly the saving grace of our visit as it rained over 80% of the time that we were there! The owner Anthony was most welcoming and made some top recommendations for local dining and things to do in the area.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we arrived we were made very welcome and were served freshly made coffee and biscuits , and then had the local pubs and restaurants guide explained by Jay who is a brilliant host .It has a huge car park which is a big plus to us ,you can park the car up and take a 5 minute walk into... More

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I spent a really enjoyable week at the Willowsmere in June/July 2014. Whenever you book holiday accommodation for the first time there is always an element of chance. I would say to anyone contemplating booking at the Willowsmere you need have no worries. You will not be disappointed. Anthony and Jason (owner and manager) and their small... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been meaning to do this review since I got back! Apologises for not doing so as this was the best break my partner and I have ever had. The owner Anthony and his family were not only welcoming but they couldn't have done more for us. From excellent service, to gluten free cooked breakfasts for me with a... More

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

Friendly welcome from owner Anthony. Great service and breakfasts, mean we'll be back again to this lovely B&B. Classic lakeland villa which Anthony is upgrading. We had brand new bathroom and four poster room. Lovely garden for residents too.

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Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Willowsmere for a night in May while travelling the UK. It was very comfortable and Anthony was so helpful and very friendly. Beautiful room loved the bathroom very clean. Would definitely stay there again.

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Eccleston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well what can I say from the minute I rang and booked for myself, my 13 yr old daughter and mum I cldnt of asked for a better and more friendly service . We stayed 2 nights ,from the moment we arrived we were made to feel at home , we were given lots of info on the surrounding area... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to stay, perfect in every way, we were made to feel very very welcome by Anthony & all his staff, the bedroom had a wonderful four poster bed in it & was one of the most comfortable beds I've ever slept in, the bathroom had an amazing claw foot bath & shower in it, perfect! The sitting room... More

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

Hi ads1274 - WOW! What a lovely review! I'm really pleased you enjoyed your recent stay with us so much and feel able to recommend us so highly. We always hope to make the difference to our guests stay in the beautiful Lake District, whether that's by helping people find hidden gems in the area, pointing people in the direction... 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): $$
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The Willowsmere is a grand Victorian residence built in c1850 from traditional Lakeland stone. All bedrooms are en-suite with either bath and/or shower facilities. All are double glazed, centrally heated and come complete with flat screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, hair driers, radio alarm clocks, free WiFi, fluffy towels and superior toiletries. They have views either to the front toward Orrest Head viewpoint or to the rear over looking the award-winning garden.The Willowsmere has two guest lounges and a private garden where guests may enjoy a drink from the honesty bar or from the growing malt whisky selection. Full English breakfast is included and there is an additional buffet style breakfast too. The guest house has free WiFi, ample off street parking and all guests have complimentary access to nearby leisure facilities less than 5 minutes walk away with indoor swimming pool, sauna and solarium. ... more   less 
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