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Lyth Valley Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JP, England (Formerly Fayrer Garden House Hotel)
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Garstang, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just returned from a fabulous 2 night break. The location, views, hotel furnishings, food quality & customer service were all outstanding. The staff were professional but friendly and the meals were superb. There was no wrong menu choice! I can't recommend this hotel enough and will most certainly return.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent a day here with a Travelzoo voucher; bed, breakfast, evening meal and afternoon tea with Prosecco for £149 per room in two Lake View rooms. Bargain. The hotel has recently had a refurbishment which has updated some of the bedrooms and public spaces. Parts still look a little in need of attention although there was a homely charm about... More

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Birtley, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The pictures on the original fayrer garden website do not do this fantastic hotel justice with gorgeous views of the lakes and garden's.Although we got a cheap deal with a side room it was a beautiful room with plush cushions and fittings. Also the complimentry local tea and biscuits were excellent.All the staff were ultra professional,smart and polite and their... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a three day break which started with prosecco and scones and just got better. The setting is beautiful and peaceful. It is a 30 minute walk downhill to Bowness. The food at breakfast and dinner was excellent, beautifully presented local fare. The Langdale steak was the best meat we have ever eaten. If you book to eat at... More

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85 reviews 85 reviews
25 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned again after finding the renovations were complete. We had already booked our accomodation elsewhere, however decided to return for dinner hoping the standard had been maintained. No problems there, as somehow they managed to surpass the eating experience. The new layout and ambiance of the diningroom seemed to compliment the food served up by Brian and his team. The... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Post the refurb we have just spent an overnight stay at the Ryebeck. Food; great, hospitality; great, new decor; great, overall ; great! An overnight stay with cream tea, evening meal and cooked breakfast. May have only been 24 hours, but like the food, its not the quantity, its the quality. We are so glad we have chosen the Ryebeck... More

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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here about 3 years ago, and felt it was looking a little "tired" So when we heard it had a makeover, and changed its name, we thought we would give it a try. Have to say the gentleman who gave the 3 star rating in March couldn't have been more wrong !! The staff are utterly delightful, the... More

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Aberlour, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really comfortable room, if a little small. Lovely bathroom. Lounge with afternoon cream tea superb. Dining room and food exceptional. Booked through a Travelzoo offer which made this good value for money. Would definitely come back here at offer price.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
248 reviews 248 reviews
130 hotel reviews
424 helpful votes 424 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for the weekend recently, we got a good deal by booking through off peak luxury, and stayed in Room 31, which had a superb lake view, the room was really comfortable but we did feel the room could use a bit of redecoration, but none the less we thoroughly enjoyed sitting on the window seat staring out at... More

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Whalley, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have a look below, I am very disappointed how this has been dealt with by the hotel. It really should not have happened Madam, I obviously am not going to get a response from you so will just post my comments on Trip Advisor for the World to see. Andrew Bury From: Andrew Bury Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2014 9:52... More

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Also Known As:
Fayrer Garden Hotel
Hotel Fayrer Garden
Fayrer Garden
The Ryebeck Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District
Address: Lyth Valley Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JP, England (Formerly Fayrer Garden House Hotel)
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#2 Family Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
#6 Romantic Hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Windermere's best kept secret. Situated in 5 acres of secluded grounds, this elegant country house hotel sits overlooking Lake Windermere. Our stunning restaurant has fabulous lake views and serves an exciting menu carefully constructed using locally sourced ingredients. Our welcoming lounges and bedrooms are individually designed and decorated to a high standard. All bedrooms are en-suite with most lake view rooms boasting whirlpool baths. ... more   less 
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