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The Willowsmere

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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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Windermere with a big group and stayed here for two days. It was a shame that we didn't plan to stay longer - lovely house, clean and cozy rooms, and excellent service. Knowing we were leaving at 7am, Jason the hotel manager left a message in every room (we have 8 rooms!) that he would open the breakfast... More

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Cowes, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently spent fantastic three days in the Lakes District and at Willowsmere B&B. Everything about this B&B is top class - the warm and friendly welcome by our host - and his suggestions on what to see and where to dine during our stay were great; the lovely furnished bedrooms and cosy lounges; not to mention the home cooked... More

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

A6534DJmaryb, thank you so much for posting such a lovely review on TripAdvisor. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay so much and feel able to recommend us to fellow travellers. I know it is a long way from Australia but we hope to see you back here on one of your future trips! All the best, Anthony More

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

Run by very friendly and relaxed host. Our room was recently updated - very good standard of bathroom. Breakfasts were very good standard. Gardens lovely out of the back of the sitting room. Highly recommended as a base for exploring the lakes and enjoying the very neaby Windermere facilities including a wide range of restaurants.

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

Hi Simon H, I'm delighted you and your son had such a good stay with us recently, lovely to hear this kind of feedback and it is much appreciated that it is shared with the TripAdvisor community. Hope to see you back here again. All the best, Anthony More

Cambridge, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a superb B&B! Everything about the place from the room, to the breakfast, the location and the hosts was excellent. I highly recommend the Willowsmere. We were there for two days this summer, and had a wonderful stay.

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

Hi Pinoylover - what a lovely review! I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay with so much and feel able to recommend us so highly. Really appreciate you taking the time to post a review, very much appreciated. Hope to see you back here again at some point. All the best, Anthony More

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

We stayed with friends at short notice but very pleased with our choice. Anthony and his colleagues were very helpful and knowledgeable. The hotel is spotless. Breakfast very good and you could go back for more if you needed to but we were all very full. The hotel is in a very good location just a short walk into Windermere... More

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

Hi pambraz, I'm delighted you enjoyed your recent stay with us so much, and very much appreciated you taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We hope to see you back here when you are next visiting the area. All the best, Anthony More

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

'Very friendly and informative owners, obviously passionate about the local area and gave some great recommendations for good restaurants and pubs. The room was very comfortable and quiett (no young kids) The lounge and garden area were great to enjoy a beer from the honesty bar in the sunshine. Plenty of parking and a ten minute walk to town (the... More

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

Hi Joanne P! I'm thrilled you enjoyed your recent stay with so much, I'm sorry the bed was so comfy you were able to enjoy our breakfasts only once :-) Many thanks for taking the time to post a review, it's very important for guests and B+Bs alike so it's much appreciated! Great to hear you'll definitely be back, we'll... More

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

Really enjoyed our stay here, we booked the 4poster bed room, the room was so nice my mrs took pictures of it. The breakfasts were cooked fresh and had really good options. The staff were very helpful for advice about where to visit and best routes to get there. There's an honesty bar where you can take beers /spirits/wines at... More

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

Hi Jamie F, I'm delighted you enjoyed your recent stay with us so much, great to hear! Many thanks for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor, it's much appreciated! Hope to see you back here again at some point. All the best, Anthony More

Blackburn, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Hi Paul, many thanks for taking the time to post a review, very much appreciated! I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us so much and particularly pleased you found the tips on things to do useful. I'm always delighted to hear you found the breakfast spot on as well! Hope to see you back here next time you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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

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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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