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Holly Road, Windermere LA23 2AF, England
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Ranked #50 of 113 Windermere B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
33 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Had a wonderful long weekend,we couldn't fault the place.Dick and Sue are a lovely couple and very knowledgable about the area,great location and lovely brekkie.We would recommend the Ivy Bank too everyone. Thank you Dick and Sue .

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Stayed here for five nights, in July. The room was superb, everything you needed, from a fan in the room, to flannels in the bathroom, not many B&B's cover off everything. The room was also very clean, again, not something usually found in most B&B's. Ivy Bank is on a little side street which is nice and quiet, and yet... More

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Oslo, Norway
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Very pleasant stay with my family, great location just minutes from Windermere centre, but quiet and with good secure parking. Hosts did everything possible to help us and the breakfasts were great! First choice next time I visit Windermere!

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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Big thank you to Dick and Sue for a wonderful stay at their B & B. So much thought was put into making my stay as comfortable as possible and they were brilliant in accommodating my dietary requiremnets. Particularly loved the Egyptian cotton bedding, made for a blissful night's sleep :-) Have stayed at two other B & B's in... More

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Walsall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Stayed at the lovely Ivy Bank B&B for 3 nights (Thurs/Fri/Sat 20-22 June 2013). Had a lovely welcome from Richard and Sue. The accommodation was first class, very comfortable and clean. Plenty of choice for breakfast - nothing was too much trouble. Very close to the town, within a few minutes walking distance. Would certainly stay there again and can... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We stayed here just after Easter 2013 and had a lovely time - the owners really make you feel welcome and the breakfast is well catered for. Its very central to all you could possibly do in the Lake District so would highly recommend it.

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Also Known As:
Ivy Bank Windermere, Lake District
Address: Holly Road, Windermere LA23 2AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #50 of 113 B&Bs / Inns in Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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