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5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BU, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Seaham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for three nights with our five month old baby. A travel cot was provided at no extra cost, the room was large and clean, the staff are most helpful, nothing is too much trouble. The location is very central, shops and restaurants are on your doorstep. Overall, a great place to stay!

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went away for the August Bank Holiday weekend and we booked this place online. The hotel is clean, well present and in the perfect place for shops, pubs and places to eat. The room was clean and even after walking up 2 flights of stairs the view over Windermere was well worth it. The breakfast was something else, if... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my wife have stayed here twice now. Its a great hotel with the best location its higher on the hills of Bowness so you have a great view of the lake. Some hotels closer to the lake don't have a view as they sit too low on the land. We stayed in room 7 the view was perfect,... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my husband stayed here last week and it's our second visit to the hotel. It's a lovely place with great views and friendly staff. We stayed in room 7 which had a better view than our last room we stayed in which was room 4. They are both great rooms but id pick 7 if we stayed again.... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here last wk with parents . We had room 11, lovely refurbished room on top floor . Breakfast faultless and views from dining room superb. The angel hotel next door was a lovely pub to end our night. Do the river cruises and have a coffee at the Laura ashley hotel .

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Lincolnshire, England
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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights and paid for a lakeview room. We were given room 2 which was quite small. The view was lovely and was really the highlight of the room. It was clean and the bed was comfy. Tea and coffee facilities were fine. Bathroom very small, just a shower cubicle no bath. Location of the hotel is... More

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently spent 4 nights at this lovely hotel. We stayed in Room 6. Fabulous views of Lake from two very large windows. Room very comfortable. Best sleep away from home I have ever had. So much so we got the name of the mattress and ordered the same when we arrived home. Breakfast service very good. Friendly pleasant staff always... More

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for three days in mid July. The breakfast menu was equal to many hotels. No buffet cooked as you want, great. We were in room 7, a view to start the day with a wow.The all day lounge with free tea, coffee and bits was very welcome on a bad day, we did not use... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is the second time I stayed here at Oakbank. This time was on business, prime location opposite he Angel which by the way is good for food, drink and the beer garden. I stayed in a fabulous lake View, reasonable price (not that is matters if on business) and the service was second to none. Very attentive, the breakfast... More

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Cheshire
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69 reviews 69 reviews
34 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We booked here after a previously enjoyable stay. I have to say reading some of the reviews on here I have to disagree with most. You couldn't wish for a better location, right in the middle of everything, but being set back there was no road noise. Free parking, which is absolutely fine if you can drive! We've been in... More

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Address: Helm Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3BU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Oakbank House 5*
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Oakbank Hotel Bowness On Windermere
Oakbank Bowness On Windermere
Oakbank House Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District

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We are an AA 5 Star accredited Guest House in the centre of Bowness on Windermere overlooking the lake. 11 of our rooms are en-suite. All have showers and some have a bath and shower. We provide free leisure facilities near by with a swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi and mini-gym. Prices include breakfast for two. We have free on site parking with free WiFi. ... more   less 
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