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5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   New Road, Windermere LA23 2LA, England
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Ranked #42 of 113 Windermere B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a fantastic "mini-moon" in the Lake District after a whirlwind 7 months of wedding planning. The staff at Howbeck are wonderful and no request was too much for them. We did think the room was pretty small when we first arrived, but soon relaxed into it and found it to be very comfortable. The jacuzzi... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for one night on the Red Letter experience. The hotel was lovely and clean and the staff very pleasant and attentive, but I would not have paid this price myself and I don't think it was particularly good value for money. We then went on for 2 nights stay in a B&B in Keswick for the same price... More

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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this review

Firstly we would like to thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed you're stay with us. We would like to point out Red letter days as an agency who sell rooms on a commission basis of close to 30%. We always encourage guests to book direct with us so we can pass these heavy charges directly... More

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

From the moment that we arrived, nothing was too much trouble. The room was spacious, spotless and quiet. Extra touches, such as complementary coffee on arrival and wine and chocolates in the room, made this a memorable way to spend a landmark birthday. Good food and attentive service completed our stay.

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

What a wonderful break this was.....From the moment we arrived the service was brilliant, professional and friendly. There were lots of special touches that made huge difference. Nothing was too much trouble for the helpful staff. The restaurant served good honest tasty food and was excellent value for money. The décor around the hotel was warm and tasteful, with lots... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small hotel is situated in a very accesible part of Windemere. There is plenty of parking around so that was not an issue. Our room was well decorated and the bed was very comfortable. We had an evening meal that was tasty and well presented. Breakfasts were cooked on order so everything was fresh. The staff were attentive and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for my boyfriends birthday! its situated right in the middle of windermere. We had the Meregill Room, Which was beautiful, four poster bed, tv, and spa bath. Rose petals on bed, wine and chocolates on arrival, the room was gorgeous! We had dinner which was restaurant quality, as was breakfast. staff were all really efficient and friendly. Would... More

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on Saturday afternoon an were greeted by the manager who was polite, very helpful and made me feel like nothing was too much. Our room was comfortable and clean. We ate dinner at the hotel that evening which was superb along with the service. Again nothing was too much. The position if hotel was perfect a very short... More

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swindon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked two nights for my honeymoon on arrival found we had lingmell suite which is front of house.we were concerned when we could hear everyone checking in and going upstairs.we were offered a room at the back of the house which was smaller and two single beds they said they would push together not great when on your honeymoon.As I... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check in 2.30pm and given choice of menu for evening meal and breakfast,( thus ensuring fresh produce, prompt service and less waste for hotel.) Perfect, professional yet friendly welcome by Jess. All public areas nice, clean and modern. We stayed in the Kilnhow room, lovely clean, compact room with everything you needed. Great Shower. We chose the 'romance package' and... More

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

We recently stayed at this hotel and booked through rooms for romance, and the booking was straight forward and simple to use. The hotel is perfectly located between bowness and Windermere with more than enough excellent bars, cafés, and restaurants to choose from. We stayed in the windergill room which is a lovely size and well decorated, however the bathroom... More

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Address: New Road, Windermere LA23 2LA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Howbeck 5*
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Luxury AA Rated 5 star highly recommended, recently fully refurbished guest house just 2 mins walk from Windermere centre. A member of the "Best loved hotels of the world" all rooms have fantastic en-suites some with jacuzzis & massage showers. We have 1 luxury suite with private entrance and patio, double jacuzzi air bath, mood lighting, 2 tv's etc. If you are looking for somewhere special you will not find better in Windermere! ... more   less 
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