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Glenville House

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Lake Road, Windermere LA23 2EQ, England
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Ranked #7 of 112 Windermere B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny L Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Glenville on the penultimate weekend in September for a mother-daughter night away. It was lovely! I'd seen the near-perfect reviews on TripAdvisor before I booked, and was instantly hooked by the prospect of fresh biscuits and cake upon arrival... I wasn't disappointed. The owners were pleasant, chatty and welcoming, the biscuits were AMAZING - there was... More

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GADGET66, Owner at Glenville House, responded to this review

What a lovely review.... thank you very much. Pete and I are so glad to hear we lived up to your expectations :)) I've just made fresh ginger snaps and shortbread hearts... yum. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Jayne More

Southwell, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in this guest house for two days this week. The hosts were very warm and friendly and the who ambiance of the hotel was lovely. The rooms were spotlessly clean, and the breakfast was one of the nicest cooked breakfast I have ever had the pleasure to eat. After a days walking it was lovely... More

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GADGET66, Owner at Glenville House, responded to this review

Pete and I are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and the extra treats after your long walk. Thank you for your fab review, we love to hear that our guests have enjoyed themselves and we look forward to welcoming you back soon :)) Regards Jayne More

Crewe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just had an amazing stay at this little gem of a hotel. The owners were a truly delightful couple. They welcomed us in even though we were before the check-in time. We were shown to our superior room (room 3) it was more than we could have hope for. It was spacious, beautifully decorated, had tea and coffee making... More

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GADGET66, Owner at Glenville House, responded to this review

Wow! thank you for a fabulous review. Pete and I are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. :)) Regards Jayne More

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Glenville House for three nights, on arrival we were offered the choice of three rooms and we chose the loft room at the back of the guesthouse which was really nice. We were celebrating our silver wedding anniversary and had a lovely surprise of a bottle of bubbly waiting for us after we returned from our day... More

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GADGET66, Owner at Glenville House, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and had a restful anniversary. We hope you will visit us again soon :)) Regards Jayne More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just came back for our one nite stay and what can I say all the amazing reviews are correct! This was the cleanest B&B I've stayed in, I mean really clean... Lovely rooms, spotless bathroom and lovely decor. Perfect location, gorgeous breakfast and lovely welcoming owners. What more could we ask for? We will be recommending to everyone !... More

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GADGET66, Owner at Glenville House, responded to this review

Pete & I are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will return again soon :)) Thank you for your lovely review. Regards Jayne More

Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Peter and Jayne have a superb B&B, the room was excellent, breakfast was superb and the little extras that are provided without extra charge are amazing. the home made biscuits in the room along with fresh milk every day in the fridge and the decanter of sherry. also there was fresh cake left in the entrance for all guests to... More

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GADGET66, Owner at Glenville House, responded to this review

You are most welcome! and thank you for your brilliant review. Pete and I are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and the little extras. We like to think we are "a home from home". We hope you will return soon :)) regards Jayne More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This B and B was outstanding, every aspect was brilliant. We were greeted as we arrived, we got into our room 3 hours before check-in which was a great bonus, we had our cases carried for us and they showed us to our lovely room promptly. We stayed in room 4 I believe which was wonderful. Lovely huge bed with... More

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GADGET66, Owner at Glenville House, responded to this review

Pete and I are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated all our little extra touches. Its lovely to hear that our efforts to maintain our standards is working. Thank you :)) We hope you will visit us again soon Regards Jayne More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Just stayed for 2 nights at Glenville House and it's one of the best b & bs we have been in. I can only agree with the many previous positive comments. It is spotlessly clean and our bed was very comfortable, the bed linen and towels were of high quality and extra little touches much appreciated. I wouldn't hesitate to... More

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GADGET66, Owner at Glenville House, responded to this review

Hi thank you for your lovely review. Pete and I are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back again soon Regards Jayne More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We have stayed in quite a few establishments over the years including 5* hotels. We have never received a breakfast range as good as provided by Glenville. Top quality food prepared and presented with a smile and friendly words. Take care with the plates - they are very warm (again something that is lacking in most establishments). The bed was... More

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GADGET66, Owner at Glenville House, responded to this review

Hi, Pete & I are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your lovely review - its great to hear you found everything you needed. We inherited the TV's with satboxs and so in time these will be replaced with new combines units. We hope you will visit us again soon :)) Regards Jayne More

Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We have recently returned from 3 nights in Windermere and stayed in the Glenville. After reading reviews we were looking for to our stay and must say it exceeded all expectations. It is a beautiful old house in an ideal location.The room was spotless and bed very comfortable. There were little touches which made the stay even better. Home made... More

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GADGET66, Owner at Glenville House, responded to this review

Wow! thank you for your brill review plus such high praise, Pete and I are delighted :)) Its great to hear that your stay with us was so enjoyable and we met and exceeded your expectations. Our aim is to make our B&B homely and welcoming, the type of place you want to visit again and again. We hope to... More

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Address: Lake Road, Windermere LA23 2EQ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Glenville House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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