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Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW , England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This guest house is far from "budget" as it sometimes describes itself. The owners greet you with a warm welcome with kind offers of tea after a long journey. The location is fantastic with only a two minute walk into town with its amazing array of restaurants and pubs. Another minute or two and you're by the lakeside - perfect.... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another great stay at May Cottage! We are never let down by the hosts Sue and Len. Well situated, plenty to do......and can't wait for our next visit! I think every season is so different. Daffodils in full bloom everywhere. May Cottage is a Gem!

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

Just returned from a 2night break /honeymoon at may cottage.what a lovely place to stay ,spotless well decorated throughout.Lovely sue & Len made us really welcome couldn't do enough for us .Stand ins Jackie & bill for the day were lovely aswel nothing was too much trouble would love to stay there again.Gill & Steve. From Wigan,

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england
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to May Cottage and we cannot imagine ever staying anywhere else in Bowness ever again. Len and Sue are amazing, nothing is too much trouble. Lens' breakfast is a Super League winner (!!) ..see what i did there? and Sue is a fantastic and entertaining host. Rooms are spotless..I didn't want to give my key... More

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We have just returned from a short stay in May Cottage. This is an exceptional Bed and Breakfast located within walking distance to all amenities. Sue and Len went out of their way to make us feel welcome and nothing we asked was any trouble. We stayed in room 1 which was so cosy and well furnished. Breakfast was lovely... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Just got back from a lovely stay with Sue and Len at May Cottage. The room and bathroom were very well kept, the bed was comfortable, the temperature was perfect and we felt refreshed in the morning having had a good nights sleep. The breakfast was delicious and charged us up nicely for the day ahead! There was no shortage... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We have just got back from a lovely stay at May Cottage, Sue is the perfect host and nothing is too much trouble. The English breakfast in the morning is nothing short of tremendous! The rooms are spotless, as are the en suite bathrooms. It is ideally situated to walk into Bowness which is just at the bottom of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Myself & husband stayed in the budget room a last minute booking, Hubbies first time to the lakes. Sue & Len made us feel right at home nothing was too much trouble. Even lent me their mobile phone charger as I'd forgot mine, with 2 boys at home wanted easy contact. Breakfast was brill lovely friendly chat over a lovely... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

Just back from a relaxing break in the Lake District. Staying at May cottage made the stay just perfect...everything we needed for a superb holiday. Sue and Len were lovely and make the perfect hosts with nothing too much trouble. Our full English breakfast was just amazing, our room at the top of the stairs was perfect, spotless and accommodated... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

What a lovely guest house to stay and get away from it all. The cottage is beautiful and very well presented. Clean, tidy and very well maintained. The hanging baskets in full bloom are a feature in themselves. A very homely feel. The rooms are very well kept and presented and provided a great base for me and my partner.... More

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Also Known As:
May Cottage Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District
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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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #4 of 51 B&Bs / Inns in Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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