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May Cottage

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Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW , England
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely B&B - Sue and Len were both very nice and so helpful with everything. I was slightly disappointed we couldn't go to the leisure facilities due to renovations. Room 2 was really nice and the shower was great - the only small downside was that the beds could be a bit comfier.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late on the off chance we could get a room, and thankfully there was! Our room was lovely, spotlessly clean with an extra large bed that I lost my partner in :D Breakfast was perfect and the owners couldn't help us enough giving us recommendations on where to go for dinner. Can't wait to come back x

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful short break in the Lakes. Len and Sue could not have been more accommodating, friendly and welcoming with a breakfast to die for! Just the job to kickstart a day out in the hills!! Looking forward to our next visit and will definitely be back. Highly recommended.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We use May Cottage as our base for our hill walking.The rooms are spotlessly clean and very comfortable and Sue and Len go out of their way to make the stay pleasant. Len does a mean cooked breakfast!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

What a wonderful way to relax between Christmas & New Year. Clean, fresh & comfortable in a friendly atmosphere. Len and Sue were brilliant hosts - always at the ready to help without being in your face. Loads of helpful suggestions on where to visit and best foody places. Always good to know where the locals eat! In fact we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stayed here for two nights between christmas and new year. The room was lovely and spacious and very clean. We loved the power shower . The mattress and pillows were a little too firm for us but that was personal taste. Sue and Len were attentive though we found Sue a little overbearing and regimented. Breakfast was OK but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

If you're on a budget this is a great place. The prices are very good compared to others in this street & the location is excellent, being just 100 or so metres from the shops & pubs. We had originally booked months in advance but then had to cancel a week before, but then things changed and we mangaged to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Loved this bed and breakfast from the moment we arrived sue is a very informative lady and knows her stuff breakfast is great too and the rooms were lovely, recommend this 100%, use the leisure facilities up the road at local hotel steam room and jacuzzi are great to unwind

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in room 1 which is the largest of the rooms available. We were greeted by Sue and Len who are really friendly. The room is a really good size with a massive king sized bed. The en-suite is big too for a B&B and even has a bath which is a bonus. The room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Our stay at May Cottage in October'14 for 4 nights was delightful, with very warm welcome from Sue. Sue gave us great ideas for sightseeing the area and some wonderful maps for nice drives in the area. The breakfast was great, very personalized. Place is cozy, close to cafes, lake is just 2 minutes walk away. Although our room was... More 

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