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Holly Road, Windermere LA23 2AF, England
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Ivy Bank
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Ranked #32 of 112 Windermere B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mum, Dad and a 5 year old have just returned from a fantastic short stay at the Ivy Bank Guest House between Christmas and New Year. We stayed in Room 5 - the en suite Family room - with one double and one single bed. Nicky and Gareth are brilliant hosts - friendly, welcoming and happy to make your stay... More 

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IvyBankWindermere, Owner at Ivy Bank, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for your kind comments and taking the time to write such a thorough review. We won't forget the moment little Jonathan came walking through the door. It is still making us smile. Glad you had a lovely time and we really hope that you come back and see us again soon. Contact us direct for a deal!... More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The owners Nicki and Garreth made me feel so welcome. Nothing was too much trouble. My room was very tastefully furnished and decorated and it was lovely and warm. The tea making stuff had biscuits - always a good sign! The shower was great and my room, along with the whole house was kept spotlessly clean. Breakfast was a real... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Nice place for a relaxing break, good location near to Windermere but only a short walk down to Bowness too. Nicky and Gareth were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. We did go for a short walk up to Alcock Tarn as Nicky suggested - beautiful views - good recommendation for a quick stretch of legs before heading home! Would definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Found the accommodation lovely and clean and warm. Nicky and Gareth were very helpful with places to visit and places to go for an evening meal, which were all in walking distance. Definately would go back again

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Such a homely home! Welcoming and friendly service. Nicky and Garreth also gave us plenty of good advise to help us make the best of our stay. Plus, a warming fire over breakfast! Will be back again soon!

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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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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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