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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Biskey Howe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 2JR, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice B&B, very homely. The hosts were great, very helpful and very polite. Our room was very nice, but a bit on the small side, but we did pay for that, so it was expected. The breakfast was great, good selection of cereals and great service throughout. The wifi was not great, was very slow, but... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights at end of July passing through on our way up to Scotland. The setting is fantastic - just a short walk into the town. Room had everything we needed and was clean and well presented. Bathroom looked recently refurbished so no complaints there either. Breakfast was superb - we enjoyed a hearty full... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for three nights and will echo what the other recent reviews are saying. This is a very nice and comfortable B&B just up the road from Lake Windermere. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The breakfast is flexible and of a good standard. Had one minor issue in that one of our blinds broke but this... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A cosy bed and breakfast on Lake Windemere, perfect for a weekend getaway. After staying here once it was an easy decision on where to stay again on our return back through the area. The owners are friendly and welcoming and you can tell that they take great care and pride in their b&b. The rooms are spacious and comfortable... More

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Cumbria
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I booked this bed & breakfast as a surprise treat for my girlfriend. We were pleasantly surprised that we were to be staying in 'The Cottage'; accommodation away from the main building. The Cottage was lovely. The downstairs room which contained the bed was light and airy with a separate toilet, shower/bathroom with jacuzzi bath, and a cloak room. The... More

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West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Just got home from an amazing weekend in the lakes staying at the Westbourne Hotel. The hotel is truly amazing and could not find any faults here at all. Sue & Andre are superb hosts, so friendly, knowledgable and totally make you feel welcome from the minute you check in to leaving. Our room (No 8) was situated just to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The hotel was beautiful, really cosy and welcoming. The owners were really nice people and friendly. Room was perfect and the honesty bar is a great touch. Only a short walk down the hill to the lake and bars and restaurants. Will definitely book again!

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights, 4th visit here. Love the laid back nature and informal setting. Great location for exploring the lakes. The honesty fridge in the lounge is a great touch and the scrambled egg at breakfast are amazing. Will keep coming back to the friendly B&B

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Wirral
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We've just returned home after one night at this bed and breakfast. Firstly I will start with the lovely warm welcome by both the owners. Straight away we felt at home and that was the running theme throughout the stay. There is a lovely sitting room with a conservatory off it, and if you don't wish to purchase the very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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41 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We had a nice uneventful stay at the Westbourne. Location is very convenient to the center of Bowness and the lake. Upon check-in, we were taken on a brief tour of the important areas of the house. The sitting room and porch seemed to be very lovely but as we had a brief stay and our room had an outside... More

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Address: Biskey Howe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 2JR, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westbourne 4*
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