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Virginia Cottage

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Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EJ, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great staff everything perfect. Thanks Graeme for suggesting the most scenic route out when we left you were absolutely right! Only downside was parking but Bowness is just like that during the busy season, not anyone's fault.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Virginia cottage is so cozy and comfy, bedrooms so warm. Lovely breakfast, sherry and biscuits in communal area is a lovely gesture. Going back this bank holiday weekend, got a big four poster bed and bath in room.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely stay, very friendly and beautiful location. Made very welcome - and even thought we were arriving quite late it was no problem! Breakfast was very good - we look forward to coming back!! 😃😃😃

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent another great weekend at Virginia cottage, lovely clean and cosy rooms, close to the lake and all local restaurants and bars are a stones throw away so perfectly central for everything. Breakfast is wonderful and cooked fresh to order there is also plenty of cereals, fruits, yoghurts and juices so something for everyone. There is also sherry in... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely few days in the Lake District and we couldn't have stayed at a better Guest House (B&B). The owners looked after us very well, clean comfortable rooms and a generous breakfast. We used Bowness as a base and travelled out each day returning to sample the local restaurants in the evening. A nice touch at the... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Virginia Cottage is a little gem. The service, cleanliness and warm welcome are excellent. Nothing is too much trouble for Shirley and Graeme and we would most definitely recommend this guest house most highly

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very clean tidy and home coming, very nice breakfast .....................................................................................................................................................................................

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and myself stayed two nights in this lovely, relaxing, friendly guest house and were over the moon with its perfect location. The town and lake are just a very short walk away and the pub right next door has a lovely warm feel and serves delicious food. The guest house has free WiFi which was a massive bonus... More 

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Urubamba, Peru
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nicola was in charge the night and morning that we stayed - she was so friendly and lovely! The room was perfect, with en suite and a very comfortable bed. My dog was travelling with us, and they have dog-friendly rooms - yay! He even was given a complementary homemade dog biscuit, what a lovely touch. Talking of complementary biscuits,... More 

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

Good stay, very comfortable and welcoming. Excellent breakfast. Lovely to be so close to Lake Windermere. Good to have access to the pool at the nearby hotel. We were using the buses and boat trips - all very nearby

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