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May Cottage

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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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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very helpful and friendly hosts. Excellent bedroom and beautiful bathroom presented in an immaculate condition. Hearty breakfast to start the day. Within walking distance to the lake, shops and eating areas. Highly recommend this B& B.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother and I had a lovely 1 night stay at May Cottage in Windermere. Great hospitality, beautiful breakfast and a great room at a cheap rate. Both Very helpful with what to do in the area and friendly people as a whole. Only reason we didn't give a 5 was the shower was a little cold for our limit.... More 

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

We have just returned from a wonderful 3 night stay at May Cottage.as recommended by our nephew we were not disappointed. Sue and Len were and are the perfect hosts nothing is too much trouble and we really felt we were sharing their wonderful home. The room was as described with majestic views over the lake and mountains recommended for... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just returned from another wonderful stay at May Cottage,Len's breakfasts are first rate and Sue is a lovely host who makes sure everyone feels welcome,The room was immaculate and the king sized bed was so,so very comfortable! Already looking forward to our next visit,

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

All 8 guests for the evening arrived at the same time ... imagine. Sue and Len did not flap .. just got on with sorting out. Excellent location; excellent breakfast and excellent advice on restaurants etc. Nothing is too much trouble ... even kept the fizz cool for our celebration drinks. A shared break with a special friend and in... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

May Cottage is a lovely B&B, spotlessly clean and very close to the centre of Bowness. Sue is very friendly and helpful and nothing is too much trouble. She is also very knowledgeable about the area and gave us several good ideas. The breakfast was excellent (in our case veggie). We would certainly recommend it and would stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

.. stay at May Cottage, Sue & Len are so helpful and friendly. Fantastic breakfasts, valet parking if needed in the compact parking area, what more do you need. Great location, not in the middle of the village but close enough for a nice stroll to walk off dinner. All the rooms are beautiful, very clean, plenty of sockets for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

After finishing the dales way we stayed in the May cottages with our host sue and len. This was without out doubt the highlight of our travels, I can highly recommend this bed and breakfast to anyone in the area. The best breakfast along our travels cheers len.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Stayed in the cottage 1st may-3rd 2015 with my wife. Stayed in the loft bedroom which was lovely,with en-suite, lovely comfy bed, tv etc was a lot better than expected was highly impressed. Sue and len was a lovely couple and made us feel very welcome. The place where the cottage is at is ideal, And litterally 2 minutes walk... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Just back from two lovely days at May Cottage, a must for people to visit. Great hosts Sue and Len Casey. Breakfast supberb, ideally positioned for a great little break. Grasmere one of our favourite places, just sit and relax with a latte and chill. we will be back!

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