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The Howbeck

New Road, Windermere LA23 2LA, 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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My partner and I stayed for a couple of nights and were very impressed from start to finish, The Howbeck is best described in my opinion as a "top of the range" guest house with some nice boutique touches and offers good value for money. We stayed in the Meregill room which was reasonably sized for this type of establishment... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here from 16th-18th May. We had a fantastic time, the room was lovely and the breakfast delicious. Excellent location and friendly staff. Would definitely stay again and definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at The Howbeck for our 10th Wedding anniversary and were thrilled from start to finish with our stay. We were greeted warmly on arrival, and offered refreshments in the lounge while we waited to check in. Our room was exceptional - we stayed in 'The Greenburn Suite' - and opted for the romantic package which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Me and my husband stayed at the howbeck & retreat recently and were very impressed with our stay. The staff were very welcoming on arrival and attentive during our entire stay. We stayed in the Retreat and the room was lush, amazing bathroom & very clean. The room was changed daily & loved the little extras, such as warm robes,... More 

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Stockport
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13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Howbeck is close to the centre of Windermere and a relatively short distance from the railway station (easy walking distance for the healthy rambler). For the motorist the Howbeck has good parking. Warm welcome by receptionist - very pleasant, helpful and professional. Took a welcome pot of tea and coffee in the comfortable lounge whilst completing the registration form.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at The Howbeck for a long weekend. It was the prefect place to escape! We can not fault The Howbeck. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The rooms were clean, comfortable and modern. The house is beautiful and they have managed to modernise without sacrificing the traditional features. We arrived quite early on the Friday but were... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited The Howbeck and after what seemed great reviews we were looking forward to a unique Retreat that offered a touch of class.........we didn't find this at all. On arriving at the hotel 10 minutes before check in time! we were asked to wait in the guests lounge as our room was 'still being mopped'. We sat having... More 

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HowbeckWindermere, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear ABRRBA, May I start by saying how sorry I am that you felt so disappointed during your stay with us to write such a strong negative review. Direct feedback from our customers, both good and bad, is the most valuable feedback we can receive. It allows us to recognise our areas of weakness and make appropriate adjustments to our... More 

scotland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the retreat suite for the weekend in April. We were welcomed on arrival and shown to the private entrance to our suite. Lovely big room with huge bed, sofa and table and chairs. Also has a walk in cupboard with hanging rails and an ironing board etc. the bathroom is beautiful with a double spa bath and... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I recently visited The Howbeck for my birthday. The staff were so helpful and accommodating, giving great recommendations of things to see and do around town. The breakfast set up was fantastic! Simply order the evening before and it's practically waiting at the table for you in the morning. They were also successful in planning a surprise three course dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time. Service was fantastic and they made my girlfriends birthday very special. Staff were very helpful regarding local knowledge too. Recommend very highly and will definitely be returning.

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