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5, Brackenfield, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HL, England
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Above the Bay
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Rating summary
  • Location
    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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Widnes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here just after our wedding and it was the perfect place. The owners are so friendly and could not do enough for us the breakfast was lovely and it was im the ideal location. Would definitely stay here again had such an amazing time.

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london
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I came here with my family, for the third time and it was just as lovely every time. The rooms are sweet and have little ornaments and Beatrix potter toys in them, and the location is near enough to the centre, but not in the heart of it all, so it is quiet and near beautiful walks

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Kolkata, India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

it was our first experience at a B&B, & it ws well worth it. we were a it sceptic of the concept, but having driven around Scotland & landing at windemere, we had got a fair idea of what to expect. Above the bay, actually surpassed all our expectation. it is quite a cozy little place, actually, just a couple... More

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Me and my husband have just returned after a one night stay at this B&B. Great location, very clean room and lovely breakfast. Owner very friendly and welcoming. Would recommend and we would definitely stay again.

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Lancashire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We stayed for one night. The owners were away, met by their friend who was friendly and helpful. The suite was comfortable but the decor was a little twee for me. My issue were with issues relating to stuff toys on the beds and carpet in the bathroom . Good powerful hot shower. The noise from the pipe work may... More

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UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Great location close to the centre with all of it's pubs and restaurants, shortcut up an down the private steps shared with the B&B next door. Clean room with old fashioned décor, including carpet in the bathroom, a stuffed toy on the bed and an interesting selection of pictures. But having said that we could not fault it for value... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

just returned from a two night stay at this great B/B with our dog and two grandchildren very clean food was delicious and the owner very friendly would recommend to anyone. great location and everywhere was dog friendly .The only snag was the short cut down to centre was having to climb the stairs back upto the room.

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blackpool
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4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Just returned from a two night stay at this lovely dog friendly B&B. Would return again anytime and would not hesitate to recomend to anyone. A few minutes walk from Bowness centre, spotlessly clean rooms, good breakfast and an ideal base for exploring the lakes. Bowness is very dog friendly, plenty of places to eat and drink with your dog.... More

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Cavendish, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Stayed here on our way up to Scotland and on our return journey. Great outlook across the lake from the huge balcony. Rooms were spacious, very comfortable, very clean and cosy, with great en-suite facilities. Breakfast was delicious and everything done to make our stay an enjoyable one.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This was the third time we had stayed at Above the Bay. We visited with friends and had two double rooms, overlooking the Lake and with patio doors leading out onto a lovely patio area. The rooms are clean, breakfast provided by Trevor and Clair set us up for the day and to return late afternoon and sit out on... More

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Address: 5, Brackenfield, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
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Ranked #41 of 52 B&Bs / Inns in Bowness-on-Windermere
Also Known As:
Above The Bay Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District

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