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Holly Road, Windermere LA23 2AF, England
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Ivy Bank
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Ranked #38 of 112 Windermere B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014
Paul K Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

As a mature motorcycling couple we were especially pleased to be able to put our bikes in the secure garage. Nicky and Gareth are great hosts and couldn't have done more to look after us while we were there. Lovely breakfast’s, clean rooms and fantastic hospitality. The ONLY place to stay in Windermere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We just returned from an enjoyable 3 night stay at Ivy bank. The b&b is a couple of mins walk from Windermere town centre, where you'll find a variety of cafe's and restaurants ( it's also very close to the train station and not too far from Bowness on Windermere). The b&b was comfortable, clean and very quiet, with free... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed here in what I think was the hottest week of the year. What fantastic hosts Nicky and Gareth were, from serving up fantastic breakfasts, to giving advice on where to go and where to eat, and to just being interested in what we were doing. Who would have thought they had just started in this profession! The rooms were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Located in a lovely quiet area a short walk from the main centre, yet convenient for all that Windermere has to offer. I chose room 2 as it had a bath as well as a shower which I like, this was a very good sized ensuite - The room is also large enough to accommodate a comfy leather sofa, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Nicky and Garreth are at the beginning of their new life as B&B hosts and they are doing brilliantly. We stayed 3 nights in room 2, clean, comfortable and quiet at the back of the house. I'm sure the front rooms are quiet too, it's a quiet road away from the busy through road but a short walk to all... More

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York, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We had just one night - a Saturday. When we booked they asked us to indicate our approximate arrival time. We turned up at a different time (1pm) and were greeted with a smile and warm welcome and our room was ready. Ivy Bank is located in Windermere, between 5 and 10 minute walk from the railway station, a few... More

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Grimsby, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

From the moment we arrived we were made more than welcome by by Nicky andGavin. They have only been there a short while but we will struggle to book again when everyone realises what a lovely place to spend a few days to totally chill. The room was very clean and neatly decorated as well as comfortable. Breakfast was perfect... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

When I decided to stay at Windermere for a trip to lake district I was a little worried that I was staying in the most touristy of places. So I wanted to be very careful of the B&B choice. I am happy to have chosen Ivy Bank. The B&B is close to 500 metres from the windermere train station, so... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights, room was very clean and comfortable and quiet. Breakfast was delicious, bacon particularly good! Short walk to the shops and pubs in Windermere. Off street parking a bonus.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Stayed there 3 nights, the room was comfortable, clean and home from home. Good breakfast, Sue and Dick are a wonderful couple very helpful, full of local knowledge and nothing is too much trouble. The location is ideal, only a few minutes from Windermere town centre with various eating places. Great base to explore the area, would definitely stay there... More

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Address: Holly Road, Windermere LA23 2AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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