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The Willowsmere

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Ambleside Road, Windermere LA23 1ES, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We agree with all the reviews, great b and b, good food and rooms and a wonderful relaxing garden, honesty bar a great touch. Anthony, Jason and the lady helping at breakfast made us feel so welcome, they could not do enough for you. We loved staying here and will definitely recommend to anyone wishing to holiday in the lake... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Each time I visit, am always welcomed warmly and find my room clean and fresh (especially this visit as it had been re-modernised). With the breakfast; so much choice and always hot & tasty - feel full longer so, that is a plus in my book. Enjoyed my stay very much!

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Leeds UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were delighted that we chose the Willowsmere and enjoyed our two night stay. We were very warmly welcomed with a pot of tea and a chat about the local area and facilites. We are not fussy people and like clean and friendly but noticed that the attention to detail at the Willowsmere is a cut above. Obliging and friendly... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

'B&B was ideally located just a short walk from both lake shore line & the hussle & bussle of Windermere centre. Our welcome on arrival was friendly & we were given great advice on where to eat. We booked the \"cosy double\" which was great & overlooked the gardens to the rear of the building. Breakfast choice & quality couldn\'t... More 

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

Hi Lee42734, many thanks for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor, it really is appreciated. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your break with us so much and found everything to your liking. We really do try to make a stay at The Willowsmere a special time, so it's great to know when we have delivered against this... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very friendly welcome on arrival and was given lots of useful information about the local area, like where to eat and visit. The room was lovely with everything needed. Lots of choices for a fantastic breakfast with excellent service. I hope to stay at The Willowsmere again.

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

Hi Debbie P P, I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us so much! It's great to hear feedback like this as we all try to exceed our guests expectations and help people really enjoy their break away in this beautiful area. Many thanks for taking the time to share a review on TripAdvisor, very much appreciated. All the best... More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I visited The Willowsmere this weekend (17th April) with my partner for a relaxing weekend away. We were greeted by Jason who took time to sit with us and show us what Lake Windermere had to offer. He recommended a variety of restaurants and activities and walks we could fill our weekend with. We had the wonderful treat of a... More 

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

Hi Jennifer B, thank you for such a fantastic review! It's great to hear feedback like this and I must remember to give Jason a pat on the back! We both know the area well so we really try to help our guests make the most of their stay. I'm really pleased you loved the new bathroom! We have replaced... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at the willowsmere on the 11th April, we were met by Jason, who ushered us into the map room and offered us a tea or coffee while we checked in, he offered info regarding the local area, and was very helpful and friendly. We got the key to our room and we were greeted by a beautifully decorated tidy,... More 

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

Hi cubapete, thanks so much for such a lovely review! We're all delighted you enjoyed your stay so much and found everything to your liking. We're a Bed and Breakfast so these have to be our main priorities so it's great read you enjoyed the breakfasts and found the bed to be so comfortable! But whilst the bed and breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at this little gem and we're greeted by Jason with complimentary coffee or tea. Jason told us of local walks and places to visit. The bedroom with four poster bed and romance package which includes wine or champagne on ice, rose petals, chocolates and fairy lights was delightful over looking the beautiful garden. Nothing was too much trouble... More 

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

Hi Tracy A, thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at The Willowsmere, I'm obviously delighted you enjoyed your time here so much! Really pleased you liked the romance package too, they do seem to go down well! Thanks again and look forward to seeing you back here at some point.... More 

Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed in the Willowsmere . The staff were excellent and the property superb , very clean and well appointed in great taste. The ever helpful staff were on hand to give advice and support at all times and there local knowledge was superb. The food served was excellent and I would not have any hesitation... More 

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

Hi Steve r, I reading reviews like this!! I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay so much, we do try hard to go the extra mile and really enjoy helping our guests make the most of their stay in this beautiful area. I'm also glad you liked the new décor, we closed in January and redecorated the lounges, dining room,... More 

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

Stayed at the Willowsmere for 3 nights as a group of 5 friends (2 couples, 1 single) in the Lake District for a few days hiking. From the moment we arrived, nothing was too much trouble, with a welcome cup of tea/coffee and advice on walks/restaurants/etc. Location is great: easy to find on the A591 and a great base for... More 

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

Hi kjs62, many thanks for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay on TripAdvisor, much appreciated! I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and equally delighted you would definitely come back - look forward to it! All the best, Anthony More 

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