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The Ryebeck

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Lyth Valley Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3JP, England (Formerly Fayrer Garden House Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just had a great short break at this hotel. The location is beautiful,. The hotel is a nicely decorated country house over looking the lake, it is a very relaxing place. The staff were very friendly. The dinner was truly wonderful, this has to have been one of the best meals I have ever had, genuinely fine dining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We made the Ryebeck out first two night stay away from home with our 5 week old son. Our first night was the evening before our friends' wedding (reception at the hotel the following evening) and upon arrival we asked if we could put some expressed milk in the fridge. This was done without hesitation and with a smile. From... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We just stayed for the 2 night tasty deal. This included 2X4 course meal, breakfast, afternoon tea and prosecco on arrival, some of which we were not even expecting, and a room upgrade for £370 For me the real highlight was the food, the chef is exceptional. I had the tuna on a rock starter, which was one of the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in a room overlooking the entrance. We had no view of the lake. The room was clean with nice touches like home baking on arrival. The shower had poor water pressure but given its rural location, is perhaps understandable. The dinner was exceptional, the chef or chefs clearly know what they are doing. All courses were excellent, in... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very friendly and helpful staff, nice size room with powerful shower and view of the landscaped gardens. First class food, best I've had. Relaxing lounge, bar prices a little pricey. Would definitely return.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Ryebeck over the last weekend for our daughter's wedding. The hotel building and grounds are beautifully designed and maintained, being stylish and comfortable, particularly the bedrooms. The food is spectacularly good, even when serving to 70+ people, however my highest praise goes to the staff who were without exception, superb. Nothing was too much trouble and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a great stay! The food, rooms, Hotels, it's grounds and the view are fantastic! The staff and really nice and friendly, the food is very classy and tasty! This hotel is worth every penny. I would recommend this hotel highly.

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw an offer for this hotel and decided it was too good an offer/opportunity to miss! On arriving at the hotel we were greeted by very friendly well informed staff and we relaxed in the day room over a pot of tea, scones and glass of Proesecco. We had a back room overlooking the neat manicured garden, which was... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Could n't fault the ryebeck. Food particularly good. Lovely hotel in a nice location. Stayed in the accommodation for people for dogs which was excellent. Staff very efficient and friendly. Vary ckean and well docorated. Large gardens for the dog.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beautiful small hotel sits in delightful grounds with views to the lake. Our room was in the cottage as we travelled with our four legged family member, the room was spacious, thoroughly clean and comfortable with bowls and biscuits provided for the dog. Without doubt the key feature of The Ryebeck is the first class dining experience. The evening... More 

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