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“Two visits and intend to return again” 5 of 5 stars
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Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast
4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Sunny Bank Road, Windermere LA23 2EN, England   |  
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Ranked #15 of 112 Windermere B&B and Inns
Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Two visits and intend to return again”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

The hosts Emma and Gregor are very warm, welcoming and interesting. The house is beautiful and comfortable.
On both occasions when we arrived we were greeted with the most yummy chocolate brownies only to be surpassed by the superb breakfast in the morning.
Quality touches include cafetiere coffee in the rooms, quality crisp bedding and lovely locally sourced bathroom toiletries.
Emma also gave good recommendations for dining which we thoroughly enjoyed.
Recommend highly and definitely worth a visit.

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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Emma Hawley H, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, February 3, 2012
Thank you for your continued support - we really appreciate it. Our aim is simple; to help guests create wonderful memories that they want to return again & again and when that happens, it makes us feel warm inside! Come and see us again for more brownies ( I do bake other things, but people ask for them especially!) & we promise you another great stay!
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Birmingham
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Me and my girlfriend stayed here last year in February and from the moment we arrived we fell in love with the place. The owners were friendly and accommodating. We stayed in the top room and the breakfast was award winning! Would definitely like to return!

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Emma Hawley H, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, February 3, 2012
Thank you for your review. The place has changed a lot since your last stay, so come and see us again. We'd love to welcome you back!
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Fantastic welcome by Emma and Greg, warm mince pies and fresh tea on arrival, lovely!
Room adequate for what we use it for - a base only, clean and tidy, fresh towels - bath sheets as well not postage stamps!!!
Breakfast choice superb, fresh fruit and juices, cereals, fantastic pancakes and cooked breakfast.
Made to feel welcome, hints and helpful suggestions for eating out and places to stay.
Would recommend.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

Excellent hospitality from our hosts. Mulled wine and home made mince pies upon arrival, guide to the lakes in our room. Delicious, home made, lovingly prepared breakfasts with home made preserves. Immaculate room, comfy bed, soft sheets, delicious smelling bubble bath and shampoo, big white fluffy towels, DVDs a plenty for a snoozy afternoon after a long walk. All we heard was laughter coming from the kitchen each morning, which filled us with joy. We couldn't have asked for anything more from our stay and we will definitely recommend it and return. Thanks Emma and Gregor!

Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Emma Hawley H, Owner at Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, February 3, 2012
This is one of the nicest reviews we've had. Thank you! We're a happy bunch here & we enjoy what we do so it gives us great pleasure to know the guests appreciate the happy atmosphere here. We hope to see you again soon!
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Just arrived back from a nights stay at Braemount house, the owners are very friendly and can't do enough for you. On arrival we was shown room 8, the room was very clean with a four poster bed and a corner bath. We were then treated to a cup of tea with homemade chocolate brownies(yum yum.) The breakfast was great with a good choice.The hotel is located within walking distance to Windermere and Bowness. I would recommend anyone to try this hotel i know me and my partner will be back.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chorley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

A family run hotel with a personal touch.We were made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived to when we left. An excellent breakfast menu with a homemade touch. We will certainly be staying here again when we return to beautiful Windermere/Bowness.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Burnley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

Arrived to a warm welcome and a brew accompanied with a lovely chocolate brownie, the room was excellent and the welcome folder was helpful in fact we used one of the recommendations for our evening meal (the Angel Inn). The hotel is superbly located inbetween Bow-ness and Windermere both within walking distance; I would recommend anyone tries this hotel as they won’t be disappointed.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast

Address: Sunny Bank Road, Windermere LA23 2EN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Amenities:
Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 112 B&Bs / Inns in Windermere
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set midway between Windermere and Bowness, vintage-styled Rum Doodle B&B is just a 12-minute downhill stroll away from the famous lake. We offer country house quality in a B&B setting with Egyptian cotton linens, an award-winning breakfast and complimentary WiFi. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Braemount House Hotel Windermere
Rum Doodle Bed & Breakfast Windermere, Lake District

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