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Ivy Bank

4.0 of 5
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Holly Road, Windermere LA23 2AF, England
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second 'new years eve' visit to Ivy bank. We booked last minute and were lucky as they had a cancellation and were so happy we did. A lovely friendly welcome was given from Nicky and Gareth who couldn't have done more during our stay. Due to NYE festivities a later window for breakfast was given which was... More 

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hello Gary and Julie Thanks for writing a review for us and more importantly thanks for coming back to Ivy Bank again. It was lovely to see you both. Glad you enjoy the brekky, we source our bacon, sausages and free range eggs from local farms. I hope that you can stay longer than one night next time! See you... More 

Singapore
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

It was my first time staying at Ivy Bank and it's the best B&B I've stayed so far! It's conveniently located about 5 min walk from Windermere station. If you have bulky luggages, cab from the station cost about £4. Nicky and husband are extremely hospitable and friendly! I stayed in an en suite room for 3 adults. They will... More 

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write this review for us. We are so happy that you had a good stay here at Ivy Bank and enjoyed the triple room. Thank you for recommending us to your friends. Best Regards More 

Taipei, Taiwan
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

My friend took me to this place and she had come before. We have three and lived in top floor. It's lovely room like photo. The host are very kind and warm. I can feel they really love this place and love to sharing it. The breakfast is yummy too. Don't worry no preparing, they are kindly to ask. We... More 

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Thank ImPeichen
IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Ah, thank you for your review. We loved having you three girls here. You were so smiley and happy during your stay and we are so glad that you had a nice time. You are all so welcome to come back again and we look forward to it a lot. More 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

A really lovely B&B. Comfortable, clean, welcoming and homely rooms. Great breakfast and ideal location. The lake district surely is the most beautiful place on earth. Will be back soon and will definitely stay here again.

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Thank Sarah H
IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hi Sarah Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We enjoyed having you stay with us here at Ivy Bank and really hope that you come back and visit us again soon. You are right, The Lake District is the most beautiful place on earth and we love to share our experiences with guests so that they make the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We have just an amazing time in the Lake District over the bank weekend. Nicky and Garreth were amazing hosts. Ivy Bank is stunning and I would 100% recommend staying here. We loved getting up every morning and having an amazing breakfast! You definitely have a feast, you won't go hungry. The rooms and shared areas are extremely tidy and... More 

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Thank Michelle S
IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hi Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience here at Ivy Bank and we loved your enthusiasm for the beautiful Lake District and we love helping guests make the most of their stay here. There is still so much more for you to see, so we would love to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Have just returned from our 3rd visit this year. Nicky and Garreth are friendly hosts and make you feel very welcome. There is a nice relaxed and cosy feel to the B&B. Nicky and Gareth have a lot of local knowledge and are more than happy to share this and offer suggestions on places to visit or things to do.... More 

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1 Thank Michele S
IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your kind review. We always look forward to you both staying here and know how much you love Ivy Bank and the Lake District. Each time you visit we love your enthusiasm to find new places to explore, to climb another mountain and just enjoy that getting away from it all experience. Look forward to seeing... More 

Madrid
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179 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

An attractive detached house with a small, but beautiful garden in a quiet street in Windermere, close to the centre of this lovely small town. Nicky and Gareth, the owners, are former IT managers who, less than 2 years ago decided to leave London and do something different by opening a Guest House. It turns out that they are rather... More 

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IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. One thing we like to pride ourselves on is making sure our guests have a great time and make the most of their stay here at Ivy Bank and in the Lake District as there is so much to see and do in a limited... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I’ve just spent a lovely long weekend (stayed 3 nights) at the Ivy Bank. Nicky and Garreth are very friendly hosts. They run a cosy, relaxed B&B. Comfy bed, lovely shower room (I stayed in Room 4 at the top of the house), plenty tea, coffee, hot choc and biscuits in the room to choose from. Breakfast was delicious and... More 

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IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hi Pauline Thank you for your kind feedback. So glad that you enjoyed yourself at Ivy Bank and hopefully see you again soon. Best Regards More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I found out about this place through Fodor's England and booked online(always a plus). The owners were friendly and super helpful, they even made crispy American style bacon in the morning when I asked! The only drawback was that our room just had the one bed, when 2 would have been ideal. Other than that it was very nice, it... More 

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Thank Sara R
IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hi Sara, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your short stay at Ivy Bank and liked the location. We are very fortunate to have everything on the doorstep. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 5 nights in the triple room on the top floor, what wonderful hosts Nicky and Gareth are. From the moment we arrived we felt very welcome. The room was beautifully decorated, well appointed and very cosy. The ensuite was roomy, light, airy and the facilities good. A hairdryer was provided, often not the case in the UK.... More 

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Thank CoffeeLovingCat
IvyBankNicky, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Hi, so glad that you all enjoyed your stay at Ivy Bank. We were sad you couldn't stay as look as you would have liked. We are very fortunate to have the private parking facilities here at Ivy Bank as parking is a premium in Windermere. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your trip. If ever you are... More 

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