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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Elleray Rd, Windermere LA23 1AG, England
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Ranked #32 of 113 Windermere B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

well what can we say that would do steve and wendy justice for the fantastic stay we had at the cottage, i decided to book based apon others reviews, they were spot on and the cottage lived up to all we wanted on our special short break. the room was beautifully decorated, the food was fantastic and the local knowledge... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fabulous little gem this place is!!!! A friend recommended this place so we gave it a go. It's a delightfully quaint place and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay the owners were lovely and couldn't do enough for us and recommended loads of good places to go and there are plenty of bars and restaurants in walking distance to... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My father has been staying at The Cottage every summer for at least 2 weeks for several years now. This year, my husband and I joined him for 8 days and got to experience first hand the reason he returns to this B&B specifically every year. Steve and Wendy are kind and warm. Our room was beautiful and quiet with... More

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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived before check-in, hot and bothered but was greeted and accommodated nonetheless. Steve and Wendy were a well of information. My room was a single but I was shocked originally as it looked like a tight squeeze but the space was so well utilised. I didn't feel claustrophobic but cosy. The cooked breakfasts every morning were heavenly and Wendy... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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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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