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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW , England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed recently for two nights . Good location less than 5 min walk to shops, restaurants and lake. Our room 2 a good size with lovely bathroom and shower, everything available either already in room or on request. Super breakfast ,nicely cooked and of right size and quality for us with cereal, fresh fruit and juice to help yourself to.... More

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Brockville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed at May Cottage recently for one night. We were treated wonderfully and enjoyed the free pass to the nearby spa. Our room was very comfortable and the whole place was spotlessly clean.Sue was an excellent hostess and served us up a lovely breakfast in the morning. I would heartily recommend this B&B.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

我剛剛和家人一起住在May Cottage三天,負責人Sue十分好人。房間很清潔,環境很清靜。房租包括豐富的英式早餐。Sue很熱情地介紹附近的景點和其他在Lake District的好去處。 Stayed at May Cottage with my parents for three nights. Sue, the owner was very friendly. She introduced a lot of places for us to visit during our stay. Breakfast was great and the room was very clean.

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

Thank you for making us feel so welcome in your beautiful home. We very much enjoyed our impromptu stay and your wonderful hospitality. Thank you, Leanne and little Katie. If you're looking for a clean, modern and well positioned bed and breakfast close to Lake Windermere, with wonderful hosts, then May Cottage is for you!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here in June for 2 nights and was in the room in the roof of the cottage it was fabulous with everything we wanted and more the host Sue was excellent and very friendly from the moment we checked in and was full of helpful Information about places to visit etc .The breakfast was great and set us... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great weekend at Mays Cottage Sue is the best host The rooms are spot on and always spotless and nothing is too much trouble Nothing is too much trouble and sue's breakfast local interest stories are not to be missed Breakfast is good and plentiful You wont be disappointed

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My wife and I travelled to Bowness-on-Windermere to celebrate our wedding anniversary over the weekend of 5 & 6 July. We have always stayed in Hotels when visiting Cumbria, so staying at May Cottage on a B&B basis was a new experience for us both. The property is ( honestly ) a leisurely 5 minute walk either down to Lake... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Me and my partner stayed at May cottage a few months ago . First impressions were great. Sue and Len made us feel right at home from the word go. The cottage is very clean and tidy. We will be going back sometime this year and I am looking forward to some good banter off Sue.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed at this lovely B&B on our way to Edinburgh. Very conveniently located, a walk to everything. We were in the loft room at the top of the stairs, a very comfortable room with great views, very compact with everything we could possibly have wanted. A lovely large bathroom. Very quiet. Sue our host made us feel like family,... More

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18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Stayed for two nights in the annex room at the top of the house which was on the small side with sloping ceilings. Bathroom small too and only a bath no shower. The room is extremely noisy in relation to next doors shower which when on sounds like an express train. Bed was two singles zipped together and very comfortable.... More

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Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW , England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — May Cottage 3*
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Three ensuite rooms & one Budget room within our family home. (We are not a Guest House or Hotel.) You are welcome to enjoy your Lake break with us in a super location close to Lake Windermere and village life. ... more   less 
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