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Holly Road, Windermere LA23 2AF, England
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Ranked #41 of 113 Windermere B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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80 reviews 80 reviews
27 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 hotel reviews
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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Sue and Dick are gracious host. Very friendly and helpful with clean rooms and very good breakfast. Stayed 5 nights and would highly recommend. Location is close to town and a short distance to Bowness J. Perryman

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Address: Holly Road, Windermere LA23 2AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
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Within 30 minutes walking distance of viewpoints, tumbling waterfalls and the Lake shore, Ivy Bank is situated in a quiet position close to the village centre, shops, restaurants and station. There are comfortable beds, spotless en-suites, attractive decor, a superb choice for breakfast and a relaxed atmosphere. Aromatherapy massage available on site. Discounted use of local leisure club. Private parking, storage for bikes. Free wireless internet. ... more   less 
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