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Holmlea Guest House

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Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
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  • 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
    5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My experience at Homlea Guest House at Bowness echoes the common theme of the reviews: excellent location, immaculate rooms-clean and comfortable and most of all the welcoming, friendly, helpful but not intrusive host Gill who I really thank for making our stay most pleasant. I would highly recommend this little B&B gem- the location is absolutely perfect with 2 min... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely feedback. Its truly wonderful to be called a B&B Gem. We always do our very best for our guests and we're so pleased everything was to your expectations and satisfaction. Hope to see you again soon. More 

bolton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a lovely relaxing break in Bowness. Gill was friendly and helpful, always available without being intrusive. Our bedroom wasn't huge but there was plenty of space for the 2 of us and loads of storage. Selection of tea/coffee/chocolate which was replenished daily. The room was spotless, the bed was really comfy with lovely white bedlinen. The shower wasn't very... More 

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

We really appreciate your feedback and experience of your stay. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your comments.We hope to see you again soon. More 

South Shields, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned after a 3 night stay at the Holmlea B&B for my birthday with my girlfriend. We both really enjoyed our stay, Gill welcomed us on our arrival and was very friendly and helpful throughout. The Holmlea is perfectly located for a stay in Bowness, less than 5 minutes walk to the lake and the centre of town. We... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to share the experience of your stay at Holmlea. We are very pleased you enjoyed your birthday treat in the Lakes and thank you again for choosing our b&b for your short break. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Chose Holmlea for its nearness to bowness pier and town centre.We were certainly glad we did as the welcome and appearance of the b and b was very appealing.Our rooms were spotless in every respect which is a very important part of any break my wife and I take.Breakfast was excellent with everyones taste catered for.Gill was a very pleasant... More 

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

Thank you for staying at Holmlea and for taking the time to leave feedback of your stay. It was a pleasure to meet you all. Your thank you card and gift was a lovely surprise. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Just returned from New Year break here. The owner greeted us at the door and as our party consisted of three couples she confirmed our rooms were on the same floor. The rooms were warm and very comfortable, we personally had room 2 which had a smaller bathroom than our friends, but this was not a problem. As other reviewers... More 

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Your feedback is much appreciated. We are very pleased you all enjoyed your stay. Thank you for recommending us . More 

doncaster
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Just had a 2 night stay here n would definitely stay again, you know as soon as you walk into the warmth thru the front door that its going to be a lovely place to stay, everywhere is spotlessly clean n fresh.Our room was at front of the house (room 4) again warm, clean n everything you want/need for your... More 

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

Thank you so much for your comments. Its lovely to hear from guests who have thoroughly enjoyed their stay. Hope to see you again. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Once again we enjoyed our recent visit to Holmlea Guest House. It is ideally situated close to all amenities in Bowness on Windermere. It means that upon arrival you can for get your car as it is only a short to walk into town to catch either the local buses or cruises. Also quite a number of good restaurants are... More 

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It was lovely to see you all again. Thank you for staying with us and sharing your visit experience. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

B&B situated in an excellent location very close to town centre and lake. Parking on site an added bonus. Owner very pleasant and helpful. Room and other areas very clean. Excellent breakfasts. Very comfortable bed.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Just returned from a 2 nights stay at Holmlea. We stayed in Room 7, which is at the back of the house. The room was nice and cosy, spotlessly clean and comfortable. Hosts were really friendly, excellent breakfast with loads of choices. Close to the town centre and the lake. Would definitely stay again and recommended this guest house.

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

We're so glad you liked our ground floor room. Its lovely, cosy, warm and very quiet being located at the back of the house. Thank you for staying with us and hope to see you again, More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We have just returned from 4 night stay at Holmlea Guest House. This is the best place we have stayed at in the lakes. Close to town centre. The rooms are beautiful, beds are so comfortable, the breakfast is superb and very friendly service. Can't imagine staying anywhere else now we have found this.

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

What lovely comments. It makes us very proud when we receive great feedback on our high standards and hospitality. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

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