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Thornbank House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Thornbarrow Road, Windermere LA23 2EW, England
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Ranked #17 of 113 Windermere B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
VinnyVx220 Chester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 2 nights at the Thornbank Mark & Jane made us welcome the moment we arrived.Mark was helpful with the luggage.There was a lot of information as you walked in. There was a wide selection for breakfast,full English, cereals, fruit, yogurts, juice, tea, coffee. Ideal location for Windermere and Bowness just five minutes walk either way.The room was... More

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Scotland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friends and I had stayed in Bowness on Windermere last year and were disappointed that the Bed & Breakfast we had used was fully booked ... But not for long ! We discovered Thornbank Guest house and what a great find. Mark & Jane are so warm and welcoming that you relax as soon as you enter the front... More

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JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank House, responded to this review

Thanks lovely ladies- it was a pleasure to have you stay. I loved our breakfast chats ! Hope we'll see you soon. Best wishes Jane More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location , well placed between Windermere and Bowness. - Decor of the rooms was excellent. Extremely neat and clean. - Jane and Mark are kind and helpful hosts. - Kids loved Molly , their 2 year old pet dog. - Nice, piping hot breakfast

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JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank House, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. It's a great idea to book rooms 2 and 3 for families with older children. It works really well. Molly sends a lick ! More

Rotherham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in room 2 a large modern spotlessly clean room with a lovely en suite. Excellent location right in the middle of Windermere and Bowness and only a ten minute walk to both. Good choice of breakfasts which were very appetising and well presented. Hosts were very friendly and helpful. Would stay again anytime.

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JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank House, responded to this review

Thank-you. Glad you liked the new decor in room 2. Hope to see you booking again soon. Best regards Jane More

Sale, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mark and Jane have earned a well deserved reputation for offering a warm, comfortable home away from home. The room we occupied was a good size, beautifully furnished, with a very comfortable bed - not too hard, not too soft, but just right!! The en-suite bathroom was spotlessly clean, the shower divine after a hard days holiday-making! Mark prepared delicious... More

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JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank House, responded to this review

Wow ! Thanks for the amazing review - good to know we made your stay enjoyable. Maybe see you again sometime - warm wishes Jane More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights at Thornbank and enjoyed every minute... It's a great and friendly place to stay! Mark and Jane were very friendly and the location was great. All-in-all a very pleasant place to relax and enjoy the lake district.

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JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank House, responded to this review

Lovely too hear you had a relaxing stay, that's what we're here for. Best regards Mark More

Taipei, Taiwan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed here for 2 nights with a 5-year girl. Both the room and the breakfast were awesome. It even provided breakfast menu for kids! When we left the house for the train station, it was only 15 mins left and we couldn't find a cab to pick us up. The house host decided to drive us to the train... More

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JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank House, responded to this review

Always happy to help a guest in need. Thanks for the review. Regards Mark More

Cirencester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently returned from a 3 night stay at the Thornbank and we enjoyed our stay and the owners very extremly helpfull and helped us with our luggage on arrival and again when we left. The food at breakfast was good and very well presented and our room was comfortable with a nice bathroom. There was also a great deal... More

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JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank House, responded to this review

Thank-you very much for leaving a review, glad our Porter/chef ( Mark ) was on form . Best regards Jane More

York, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first trip to the Lake District, and Thornbank is ideally situated inbetween Windermere and Bowness, being 10/15 minutes walking distance from both towns. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful, they provided lots of information on the local area, as well as local walks with directions starting outside the guest house. The breakfasts were also excellent, with... More

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JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank House, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thanks very much , warm wishes Jane and Mark More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A conveniently situated guesthouse with warm and welcoming hosts Mark and Jane. Our triple room was tastefully decorated, well stocked, and immaculately clean, with a recently renovated bathroom. Mark prepares a hearty breakfast, with ample choices, served promptly in the sunny dining room thanks to their system of ordering the night before. Mark and Jane are extremely friendly and eager... More

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JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we really appreciate the glowing review. We are always happy to help out with travel difficulties wherever we can and were glad we could assist you on this occasion. Best Regards Jane and Mark More

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Address: Thornbarrow Road, Windermere LA23 2EW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Thornbank House 4*
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