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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 2 days ago
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

May cottage is a very small cosy B&B in Bow Ness. It's location is great. 5 minutes walk to the cruise pier at Bow Ness. You have good choice of eateries around the place as well. We had a lovely Indian dinner at Mela Restaurant(Indian) and Chinese dinner the other night. Rooms at May cottage was slightly small, but it... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This B&B has everything you could ask for it's in a great location for bowness two mins down the road. But if it was ten miles away from my required location I would have to go again never have I been made to feel so welcome sue makes you feel like a friend visiting! The room we had was so... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This was our first stay and it certainly won't 'be our last! Can't wait to go back soon.We stayed for 3 nights during May and couldn't have been made more welcome by Sue and Len. The house is so clean and our room was very comfortable and spacious. Len's full English breakfast is a great way to start the day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights in room 1 and want to say a big thank you to sue+Len.The bed was so comfortable and the room was great,there is a good choice of breakfast we have not stayed here before and we will stay here again when we return.

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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
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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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