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Melbourne Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   2/3 Biskey Howe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 2JP, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to stay in bowness just for one night and we came across Melbourne. What a lovely little place and super friendly staff. Me and my partner wanted to stay longer. Our room was lovely and very clean. We had a lovely nights sleep. Breakfast was delicious. Both having a full English, pot of tea and fresh orange juice.... More

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Have stayed at this hotel twice - in May and September 2013. No hesitation about our return visit. Owners were very nice and hospitable on each occasion. Nice breakfast - with vegetarians fully catered for. Rooms are very clean and have facilities such as a hairdryer and TV plus tea/coffee making facilities. Also homemade biscuits are left for guests. Short... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Me and my partner decided to stay here for a three night break to the lakes and had a wonderful time. The location is perfect, a 5 min walk into the heart of Bowness, a selection of great cafes and restaurants on it's doorstep, and it's a short walk into Windermere too- we really couldn't have asked for a better... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Room was not bad for the price, but like many single rooms it was very small. Queen sized bed which was nice, but otherwise no room to swing a cat. Bathroom and shower are not en-suite (have to leave the room to access them) but they are supposedly private. Good to have free wifi. Nice breakfasts, nice lounge area.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I booked for a single room on offer at £80 for two nights. I was immediately upgraded to a double bed en suite, which was nice. The room was small but clean and well appointed, bed was comfy and shower worked fine. All the basics in place for a pleasant stay. There is free WiFi available but I found the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stayed in room 4, there were no windows except two small skylights. The decor is very dated and the room layout rather poor - the bed was stuck against a wall in one corner and only a small space between it and a set of draws on the other. However, the bed was comfy and the room clean and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Very accommodating people - friendly yet not pushy. Excellent full English breakfast. (Also cereal, toast, juice etc). Location is ideal, within a couple of mins walking distance of tourist attractions, lake, pubs, restaurants, shops. Yes the room was a little dated but it was clean and comfortable and contained everything you need (although no toiletries, just soap). Bathroom compact but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Stayed 1 night near Christmas, the lobby was decorated with a tree and tinsel, and looked so pretty and welcoming. Room lovely, clean and warm. Breakfast delicious (full English, great coffee, cereal and juice) and the owner was so friendly. And a perfect location, just a short walk into town and to the lake. Would seriously recommend!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

our room was on the second floor with no windows only 2skylights. Bed linens were old and somewhat damp. Bathroom was outdated and very small. wifi only works in the lounge and there was no remote control for telly. owner was pleasant enough but the woman who came to serve breakfast and clean the place wasn't. While we were having... More

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Address: 2/3 Biskey Howe Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 2JP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Melbourne Guest House 3*
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Melbourne Guest House Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District

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