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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Elleray Rd, Windermere LA23 1AG, England
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Ranked #34 of 113 Windermere B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Sophie L London, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for his birthday, and I got a great deal on booking.com. Slight problem finance wise in that booking.com said that half of the cost would be paid on booking and it wasn't but the B&B itself was fabulous. Wendy (the owner) was very friendly and they served the best B&B breakfast I've ever seen!... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Booked B&B directly and got a very good deal. Room although a little small was very clean, comfortable and had a fridge which came in very handy. Breakfast was out of this world, with a vast selection to choose from and freshly made to order. Easy to find, with parking at the front. Lovely walk down to the Lake. Would... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

a superb b&b run by a wonderfully welcoming hostess that offers delicous breakfasts and car parking in front of the propert which can otherwise be quite hard to find in Windermere. the location is execellent just 100m to to pubs and shops, all in all aperfect stay would not hesitate to stay at this place again

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Lakewood, Colorado
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Four of us shared two rooms and were very happy with The Cottage. Each room was different and well decorated. Friendly atmosphere and good location. Easy access to everything. We would highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

What a lovely place to stay! My girlfriend and I stayed at The Cottage for 3 nights and it was to most lovely place we've stayed in... On arrival Wendy greeted us and recommended some short walks we could go on after checking in before going out for dinner. We stayed in Room 3 which had a large four poster... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I managed to find this guesthouse as it had a single bed. It is only a 5 min walk (if that) from the station. The room was nicely decorated and very comfortable. The breakfasts were first class too and set you up for the day. Steve and Wendy were very welcoming and helpful and would definitely recommend it to anyone.... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

gf treated me for a couple of days away in the lakes, she made the choice of this b & b what a great choice it was . Our room was very tasty tasty super comfy and so so clean we even had a choice for breaky each morning cooked to perfection, we are going back for her birthday next... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The b&b property is very close to the windermere lake (1.2 miles), well located with lot of restaurants close by and a very good and short walk(20mins) to point where you can see the entire Windermere lake. The owner was really helpful and guided us to nearest bus facilities with maps etc. The rooms are very tastefully decorated and each... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We had a lovely two day break at The Cottage, its in a good location, close to the train station and other local transport connections. We had a warm greeting from Stephen who provided us with local knowledge and suggestions for places to eat. The room and en-suite was excellent, clean and tidy. It had a silent fridge, TV and... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My Wife and I stayed here for 2 days Friday and Saturday the Cottage is in a great location for the Lakes.The rooms are excellent and we had room to park our car,when we arrived on the Friday we were met by Wendy who told us how far it was to the Lake and were about to go. The breakfast... More

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Address: Elleray Rd, Windermere LA23 1AG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cottage 4*
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