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Ellerthwaite Lodge

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   New Road, Windermere LA23 2LA, England
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Ranked #61 of 112 Windermere B&B and Inns
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lawrie001 Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I have just returned from a 3 night break at the Ellerthwaite. The hotel is situated in a fantastic location just a few minutes walk from Windermere centre and a 20 minutes downhill stroll into the much busier Bowness. We loved the character of the building and having off road parking was a definite bonus. Our room... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
30 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Place & a Nice Stay. We had Room 14,which was (as requested) quiet.Everything was Very Clean,Attention to Detail, with appropriate Decor to the buildings Character. Breakfast was Good,Car Park Very Good with adequate spaces & space between each parked vehicle.Bathroom & Bath with Shower over,just as expected. Price of £89 per night for a 2 night stay (B&B for... More

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Gillian B, Manager at Ellerthwaite Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Regarding the points you made, if you had requested porridge we would have provided this for you, we do try and meet requests where possible. We are a guest house as we do not operate 24 hours a day, however when we close the doors at night we do have staff that live on the... More

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had a 2 day break in the Lake District. Did book another hotel but on seeing the room could not stay in it. We managed to get the last room. Lovely place and lovely staff will defo go again. Not to far from town nice walk in

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Gillian B, Manager at Ellerthwaite Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Pauline, thank you for this review, we are so pleased that we were able to help and provide you with a great 2 day break. Give us a call next time you are planning a stay in the Lake District. Hope to see you soon. More

stoke-on-trent
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6 reviews 6 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Ellerthwaite last Saturday knowing we could not unpack properly as I had agreed to move rooms after 2 days to accommodate another couple who the hotel had double booked the room we had they said these people had been coming on a regular basis and we would have a room on the same floor which they did... More

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Gillian B, Manager at Ellerthwaite Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Paul, I understand that you booked through booking.com for your stay at Ellerthwaite Lodge. One of the difficulties of doing this is that the system they use notes that there are rooms available over the period of time your request and does not explain that the availability may be in different rooms. Generally when this happens we do try... More

ashford
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed for two nights.last week had a single room ensuite,, room was a bit on the small side, but well equipped clean and comfortable very adequate for 1 person .it had tea making facilities draws wardrobe, ironing board,and tv, shower was excellent plenty hot water and powerful, breakfast was very very good ,juices ,cerials,fruit,full,breakfast.light ,breakfast.toast,and the friendly staff,willing to do... More

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Gillian B, Manager at Ellerthwaite Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this review. Yes our single room is bijou! However as you say it has everything you need. We do try and accommodate guest needs where possible. A big car park is very useful in Windermere. You can park you vehicle and walk into Windermere and down to Bowness. We have good transport links too on... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just stayed there for a birthday treat. The booking system was easy and on arrival, it is attractive to all. The car park is very useful and accessible. The entrance is welcoming and check in process quick. We wre shown to our room and welcomed to the hotle. The room was lovely and supplied with all needs. The... More

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Gillian B, Manager at Ellerthwaite Lodge, responded to this review

Happy Birthday and thank you for your feedback. You have provided a wonderful objective review of what we offer at Ellerthwaite Lodge. So pleased you found everything the way we expect it to be. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Weve stayed here twice now, once in august of last year and again in april this year, the first room was spacious enough with a nice new bathroom and the bed was really comfortable, even though were had the room overlooking the car park we didnt have any road noise or disturbance, the second time was pretty much fully booked... More

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Gillian B, Guest Relations Manager at Ellerthwaite Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. We are so pleased that you returned to stay with us. Our family room does offer a great space doesn’t it? Pleased that you found our breakfasts to be delicious, all of our food is locally sourced. Fiona says thank you for the mention and she is so pleased that she was able to... More

Dewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Having frequented the Ellerthwaite Lodge Hotel prior to the current owners, we were looking forward to staying with our three year old. The changes that the current owners have made are excellent. The carpark is a great advantage over other accommodation and the hotel is in an ideal location for both Bowness and Windermere. We stayed in room 14 with... More

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Gillian B, Guest Relations Manager at Ellerthwaite Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Sally, thank you so much for your comments. You provide a lovely summary of the benefits of staying at Ellerthwaite Lodge. So pleased that your 6’ 4” tall husband found room 14 to have no issues! Excellent food and friendly staff that is what we are proud of. We look forward to you staying with us again soon! Take... More

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed in the top room .. to far to go when your drunk but it was clean and tidy better than the Samling . Good price for one night , good parking and breakfast was quicker that the Castle in Kendal. Cannot think of anything we didn't like . perfect position to be if your out and about in... More

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Gillian B, Guest Relations Manager at Ellerthwaite Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Alex Thank you for much for your review, especially with the comparisons you have made. Having two floors with rooms on the ground floor too does give options for our guests. At least you have our lovely guest lounge to stop and admire the wonderful stain glass windows and the sunsets in the west before climbing the next fight... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

From the minute my Mom and I stepped into the Ellerthwaite Lodge, we felt at home - we had the opportunity to spend our first and last night of a week-long self guided hiking trek through the Lake District at the Ellerthwaite and could not have been happier. We loved our little room and slept incredibly soundly, and also enjoyed... More

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Gillian B, Manager at Ellerthwaite Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Emily Wow what a lovely review. We are so pleased that we were able to give you a great start and finish to your hiking trek. We do aim, when we can, to meet requests made by our guests and we are so pleased to be able to do this for you. Glad that you felt at home and... More

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Address: New Road, Windermere LA23 2LA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ellerthwaite Lodge 4*
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