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The Howbeck

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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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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW 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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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked in advance through LateRooms and weren't disappointed. We stayed in The Retreat suite with a private entrance and courtyard, and relaxing jet bath. The room was spacious and a lovely touch to have breakfast served to our room each morning. There was a large breakfast selection to choose from, and all our additional choice requests were catered for.... More 

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Crowthorne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The reviews relating to the Howbeck are spot on. A fantastic find in theheart of Windermere. The hotel is fantastic, great value for money with excellent food. The welcome we received upon arrival set the tone for our 3 night stay. The staff were fantasic and nothing was too much trouble. We would definetly return to this little gem of... More 

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Howbeck in February for Valentines weekend. We stayed in The Retreat which is a lovely modern room with a modern bathroom that has a walk in shower, air bath, mood lighting and a TV. It feels very private as it has its own entrance and patio area. The hotel is located right in the centre of Windermere... More 

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

Our trip to Windermere was made very special thanks to the staff and management at the charming Howbeck Hotel. I fell sick and they were very accomodating when we needed another room at short notice. We were very grateful for their gracious hospitality! The location of the hotel is just perfect and their arrangement with the McDonald spa means you... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have jus returned from a great Easter weekend at The Howbeck. We were in in room Caplecrag it was spotlessly clean and had some lovely little touches making it very comfortable. We were warmly greeted and although early left our car in the car cap ark and given of advise/ recommendations for lunch. Returned to check in and showed... More 

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Yorkshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely 5* guest house/small hotel - stayed for 2 nights, Kilnhow room. Comfortable super-king bed; great breakfast. Staff very friendly and helpful. Convenient for Windermere and fabulous spa & pool at Bowness, great value. We'll come again, often, try all the rooms! Watch web site for good offers re. four-poster rooms.

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We knew as soon as we arrived that this was the place for us The reception staff were welcoming and efficient Our room was lovely and the overall experience of our stay first class including a classy breakfast We also accepted the recommendation to eat in the hotel's Caffe Riva a few minutes away and this too exceeded our expectations... More 

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HowbeckWindermere, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear Susan & Alan, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at The Howbeck and your evening at our Sister Restaurant Caffe Riva. It was a pleasure for myself and the staff to look after you! We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Kim More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed here for 1 night on a dealmonster offer, romantic night with rose petals in the shape of a heart on the bed, bottle of wine, chocolates, sherry in the room, tea/coffee served in the guest lounge on arrival. We paid an extra £20 for a room with a spa bath, which was great. Lovely breakfast choice, we had... More 

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HowbeckWindermere, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Dear Christine8_12, Many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts on TripAdvisor. I'm thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. Although I'm sorry you feel you were not greeted correctly. We take pride in giving excellent customer service in 5* accommodation and I can assure you next time you will be offered hot beverages before you check-in! Hope... More 

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