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Holmlea Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything was to our satisfaction (especially breakfast, cleanliness, friendly hosts). We were, however, rather puzzled about the towel-changing policy of the guest house. This was not our first visit to Holmlea and it won't be our last.

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you and we are so pleased everything was to your satisfaction. We look forward to your next stay with us. More

Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location (easy walk to lake, town and local pubs), clean and homely as the name suggests. lack of water pressure and hot water meant showers were not very enjoyable, and the cooked breakfasts were not so great.

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cumbriaboss, Manager at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, all feedback is welcome and taken seriously. We were not advised of any problems with the water during your stay. If issues had been brought to our attention while you were here then they could have been sorted. We have a varied breakfast menu so other options could have been chosen if our full english... More

Egham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Holmlea guest house is fantastic value for money. The room was very clean and well equipped. The location is good too just a short walk from the town. This was our first time to the Lakes and would definately return to the Holmlea without hesitation.

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your first stay in the Lake District and so pleased you were not disappointed with our hospitality and accommodation. Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great find with a central location to all the amenities, on site parking being a bonus, nice rooms spotlessly clean with all you need for your stay, perfect hosts with nothing to much trouble, great breakfast, defiantly stay again with no hesitation.

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

We are so glad we met all your expectations during your stay. We are extremely proud of everything we provide at Holmlea. Thank you for staying with us and hope to see you again soon. More

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a comfortable stay at this guest house- the rooms were very nicely presented and the breakfast was well presented and filling. The proprietors were helpful giving advice about potential places to visit.

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We really appreciate your feedback on your recent stay with us. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guesthouse Holmlea is lovely place, very clean and quiet, comfy bed after long day walking.Gill(the guesthouse owner) was very friendly,looked after us really well.Breakfast was really yummy,location great, definitelly would stay again!!

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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience staying at Holmlea. We are proud of our high standards of cleanliness and comfort for our guests. Hope to see you all again soon. More

Halton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very pleasant and comfortable stay. Great location only a stones throw away to the village centre. I will definitely return and stay here again. Breakfast was lovely and the service is second to none, I even asked for more toast as there butter was so nice. It was also nice and very rare to have free wifi.

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you both. Motorbikers, like yourselves, are very welcome at Holmlea and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. I'm glad you liked the butter, it does go well with the ample supply of toast we prepare for our guests! Hope to see you both again. More

Calgary, Canada
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A excellent spot for a stay in bowness on windermere, good breakfast, they offer packed lunches, we stayed 3 nights and had use of the Macdonald hotel spa, a nice benefit to know and wireless free, full English breakfast was very good and we had omelette as well good round choice, easy acess to tow for walking as very busy.

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

John and I appreciate your kind comments and we're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We certainly are in an excellent spot located to all amenities and the lake being only less than 5 minute walk. Hope to see you again soon. More

Burnley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Location is excellent being only a few mintues walk from the town centre, with all its bars, restaurants and shops. We stayed in Room 3 at the front of the house, and were more than pleasantly surprised with the high standard of accommodation, bed was comfy, plenty of refreshments in the room, the bathroom was a good size and was... More

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is my 2nd time staying, the location is fantastic literally a 3 min walk to bars and shops, rooms are very clean and well presented, the host of Holmlea is both welcoming and friendly. The breakfast is lovely - no excessive oil or grease on the fully cooked breakfast. Breakfast is only served between 8.45 and 9.30 so doesn't... More

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Thank you for your comments and recommendation of our guest house, we're glad you enjoyed your second stay with us. More

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Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holmlea Guest House 3*
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Holmlea is a Victorian Lakeland Stone Guest House offering comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation. We can assure you of a friendly welcome in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Holmlea is in a quiet location of Bowness with only a few minutes stroll to the centre with its specialist shopping for fashion, food, arts and crafts. Bowness boasts great cafes, restaurants and pubs and is situated on Lake Windermere with the famous Windermere Lake Cruises. ... more   less 
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