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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed on a Sunday evening. We had a Lake View room on a dinner B&B deal. Room was to a good standard. The food was excellent, and I can't understand the complaints from some reviewers about the portion size. It was artfully presented, and unless you are the kind who wants to be full before you've had all your... More 

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Falkirk
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed there last week on a visit to the Lake District. The hotel is lovely and has a great view of Lake Windermere. It was lovely having afternoon tea enjoying the sunshine and view. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Staff were efficient and polite. We were a bit disappointed with the food (but at least they brought extra... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights for my 50th birthday, lovely welcome off reception, smooth booking in and then guided around communal rooms, given meal times and shown to bedroom. Dinners taste fabulous but as a previous review stated, don't expect too much on your plate. But with fine dining you don't leave bloated. The taster menu is recommended and well worth... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very sad we have had several stays at this hotel and food has always been the highlight unfortunately not any more !! Our room was lovely and although staff not quite as friendly as before still enjoyed the abiance until we went down for our evening meal how disappointing big plate little food !! My husband has a good appetite... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our second visit and most definitely not our last! Lovely relaxing hotel in an idyllic setting with beautiful views overlooking Lake Windereme - such a lovely greeting from girls on reception and all waiting staff same! Rooms lovely and extremely clean and comfortable. Lastly new chef on board and food simply delicious! Ten out of ten Ryebeck and very much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was booked by my partner as a birthday surprise on 20th March through secret escapes but he has found out since it is slightly cheaper to book direct with the hotel. We stayed in room 21 which was a lovely clean modern room and had a beautiful view of the lake, although I think in summer the trees would... More 

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North Yorkshire
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a return visit to this hotel as the the last one was brilliant in every respect. Unfortunately this experience was far from satisfactory, The staff as previous were excellent and the rooms spotless, beds comfy and a warm welcome from reception. Since our last visit the chef has changed, the previous chef produced meals of excellent quality and... More 

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely peaceful hotel overlooking lake Windermere. Comfortable sitting rooms and warm welcome. The tasting menu and its accompanying wines was delicious - a real treat. My only reservation was being expected to stay in our room until the appointed dinner hour which would have been fine if in a superior room but ours was small and had only 1 chair.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked overnight dinner, bed and breakfast break with secret escapes. From the second we arrived, we were made to feel welcome, all the staff are very attentive and professional. The room was a lake view, although not on the shore we were treated to a view of the hotel garden, Windermere and the fells beyond. The room was very well... More 

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner Tom treated me to Sunday lunch at Ryebeck today. The hotel has a luxurious feel and the staff treat you very well. the food choice was limited but fantastic. we would recommend the Salt Cod starter and the Roast beef dinner. Great location with views down to the lake. Only suggestion to hotel, to have more uplifting background... More 

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