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The Westbourne

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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
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Cottage for 2 nights. It is very difficult to find somewhere for 3 adults but this has a sofa bed upstairs where the fridge and tea making facilities are. However the bed is not suitable for more than the two nights as the mattress is thin and dips in the middle. It also gets very warm... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had three very relaxing nights at The Westbourne and were fortunate enough to have the Cottage. This is a separate building (once the garage) which has been converted into a luxury chalet. The bathroom was the best of our month long trip through the UK. Spacious, modern, and extremely clean. It had a beautiful Jacuzzi bath and shower with... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been staying here now for last few years and it is consistently good. Like a home from home and is immaculate clean tidy and homely always the same every time. Rooms are very clean and well thought out with all you need like TV hairdryer etc, very tasteful surroundings as well. The service at breakfast is excellent and the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in The Westbourne as part of my vacation in 'The North', going all the way up to Inverness. Windermere was my first destination. I was pleasantly surprised with the location and ambience of the hotel (very close to the centre and the lake). There was resident's car park and fortunately my beloved vehicle was visible to me even... More 

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed after a wedding and couldn't fault it. Our rooms were lovely and spacious. We had room 7 and our family had room 3. Both were large and nicely designed. They have smaller cheaper rooms too. The communal areas were lovely and clean and the breakfast was good. Very friendly people and we would stay again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Had a lovely 3 night stay at The Westbourne. All of the staff we came across were very polite and attentive, and the breakfast was delicious. Location was perfect, only a 5 minute walk to the centre of Bowness, and plenty of space for parking which was an added bonus! The only downside for us was our slightly outdated room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My husband and I stayed here midweek.We stayed in room 8, which was outside adjacent to main house. The room was very clean, but, ladies if you want to use electrical hair tools, you have to search for socket. There is one behind the chest of drawers, not practical. the only other one is behind the bedside table which houses... More 

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Worksop, England
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24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stayed as a couple for two nights. Great location a few hundred yards off the main street in Bowness, close enough to walk but far enough away to be quiet. We had a lovely corner bedroom on the first floor, with views of the lake and hills. Comfy bed, hot showers, and a very nicely cooked full English each morning.... More 

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manchester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We stayed for a weekend break on the weekend of 6/7 June but were advised we would have to change rooms on booking because of availability. Room 9 was like a little cottage with our own front door etc. Very tastefully decorated and plenty of storage for clothes. When we changed on the second evening to room 2 it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Stayed here for one night last week & it was lovely! Stayed in what was called a 'compact double' but it was really nice and clean and had lovely views & wasnt actually that small at all (except the bathroom but it was fine) The owners were really welcoming and breakfast was a winner! Delicious! Would definitely recommend this place... More 

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