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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Biskey Howe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 2JR, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
jenno1379 Humberside UK
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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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Humberside UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely guest house, absolutely spotless, good bed with top notch bedding and towels.TV and remote that works!. A 10/10 breakfast. Ample easy parking on site and off road. Very quite on a night BUT literally 5 mins from restaurants and pubs and shops. The owners are lovely ,helpful and welcoming without being in your face. Knowledgeable about the area also.... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I stayed here for two nights recently, and it has to be one of the nicest/friendliest places we have ever stayed in! The hosts, Andre and Sue, were extremely welcoming and catered for all of our needs. Bedroom was very clean, bathroom was very small (will upgrade next time) but again very clean, breakfast was top notch!... More

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

The Westbourne was the perfect place to stay. It was not only great value, but had very friendly and attentive hosts and the breakfasts were lovely too. Great location, right in town. I will come back to stay here without a doubt.

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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After staying in Keswick for 2 nights we moved on to Bowness to the Westbourne and wished we could have stayed longer. Andre and Sue were very warm and welcoming our room was lovely nicely furnished with a comfortable bed and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was very well cooked with a good choice and for us "perfect poached eggs " and... More

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prefect place to stay ,can not fault this hotel in anyway ...... staff.....breakfast.....cleanliness .....location....perfect, can't wait to go back again,there's plenty of other hotels but to me this as got to be one of the best and is worthy of a score of 10/10......it's just a 5 min walk to the lake could waffle on and on but there's no... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
26 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Andre and Sue are very welcoming and friendly hosts. There is plenty of parking rights outside this lovely looking property. Town is only a 5 to 10 minute stroll away. Breakfast is very good. The rooms are clean and lack nothing. We only stayed here 1 night so I dont think we got the full experience; but other than the... More

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent B and B in a great location. Couple of minutes walk into Bowness for all the shops and restuarants. Andre and Sue are excellent hosts and the breakfast was to a high standard. We had the compact double ensuite room, which was perfectly ok for how much time we were actually in the room but the bathroom was very... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed her for a couple of nights. Perfect location and very hospitable hosts. The room was very reasonable in cost and really desirable when staying there. Everything is thought off. Even offering a honesty bar. Breakfast was excellent. Will return

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Olpe, Germany
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11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stayed at the Westbourne for three nights. It is situated in a quiet side street but in easy walking distance to the main street with its shops and restaurants. Our room was clean and comfortable with a very small but clean ensuite bathroom. Breakfast was good and plenty, staff friendly and attentive. The walls, however, are extremely thin.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Superb location to eveything you could want as a couple there for a walking holiday. The B and B serves a hearty breakfast to fuel up hikers. We had the 'compact' room, which suited us well, although the mattress wasn't great. Other than that the room was clean and warm, finished to a high standard. Because we had elected to... More

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Also Known As:
The Westbourne Hotel
The Westbourne Hotel Bowness-On-Windermere
The Westbourne Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District
Address: Biskey Howe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 2JR, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #3 of 51 B&Bs / Inns in Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westbourne 4*
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