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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lyth Valley Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JP, England (Formerly Fayrer Garden House Hotel)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently stayed at the Ryebeck and experienced issues with the room that I was meant to be staying in. I spoke to John and he was very apologetic and looked to see if I could move rooms. There was a spare room and I was placed in it. I stayed in room 21 which was amazing, there was ample... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night on a dinner bed & breakfast deal which was as gift. The driveway and first impressions from the outside are very nice, gardens look lovely. Once inside you realise it's a very old fashioned property which has had a half hearted attempt at modernising. We were shown to our room by two ladies , taken... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at this Hotel through a deal for £139 which gave us Scones and tea and glass Prosecco on arrival, a fabulous evening meal and a wonderful Breakfast the following morning. The Staff were very friendly and the Garden Room we had was lovely. Would recommend this Hotel for a lovely relaxing break in wonderful location. We will definitely... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived at the Ryebeck by Taxi as we caught the train from Euston, the Hotel is very charming and our ground floor room, which was the Disabled Room was lovely, décor was beautiful with French doors leading on to a small patio, would have been nice to have a small table and two chairs to sit on outside. Dining room... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned from a lovely one night stay at the Ryebeck. Booked on a deal with Travelzoo but upgraded to a lake view room and it was worth every penny. Lovely spacious room, with fabulous views and a lovely bathroom with whirlpool bath. We were spoilt on arrival with a cream tea and prosecco and our evening meal was just... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently stayed two nights in a ground floor room which was perfect in everyway. As was every aspect of the hotel, the décor, the food, the grounds. What made it truly special however was the attention given by all of the staff. I would like to particularly thank Kate on reception who went out of her... More

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I recently made a second visit to the Ryebeck for dinner...and had very different experiences ! I was very pleased with all aspects of my meal,my main course of pork was cooked to perfection,and I judged the four course meal plus a complimentary glass of an excellent prosecco to be very good value at £29.50 a head.However...... More

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New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 1 night, had a fabulous 1st floor room overlooking the lake (or we could have had a ground floor with it's own patio). This was a Secret Escapes special offer. Got a 4 course dinner & B&B for a great price for 2 people. The room was large with double aspect windows, all the usual amenities but with a... More

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Kelso, Scotland
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184 reviews 184 reviews
40 hotel reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 2 nights on a DB&B deal from Great Little Breaks. Hotel set in nice, quiet surroundings and has a friendly feel. Our room was well-furnished and well equipped and perfectly adequate for our stay. Public rooms are spacious and comfortable. The evening menu had a bit less choice than I would have expected but the food was 'fine dining'... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
47 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is set in pretty, wooded gardens, overlooking Lake Windermere and has well furnished ground floor lounges facing the same way. On a fine day you can step out of the lounges and explore or, if it's raining (we had some...), make yourself comfortable and indulge in cream scones. Despite an arrival mix up (fault of Great Little Breaks)... More

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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
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Ryebeck 4*
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Fayrer Garden Hotel
Hotel Fayrer Garden
The Ryebeck Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District

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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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