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Orrest Cottage Bed & Breakfast

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Where to start? .. the B&B itself is beautiful which immediately set the tone for our two night stay. We were made to feel extremely welcome and could come and go as we please. The owners (Dave and Laura) obviously put a lot of thought into small details which went a long way with us. We stayed in room 2... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter and I had a room on the top floor. We are small people, so it was fine but it may not be so good if you're 6'. The room was clean and there was an adjacent sitting room with a television and a kettle, tea, coffee, etc. The breakfast had a great variety - all quite fancy, so... More 

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Thank Angela M
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here mid week whilst attending a wedding. After reading reviews on TripAdvisor and Facebook we had high expectations, and they were met. The owners don't live on site and I wasn't sure about this but they were still attentive as one of our guests arrived separately and couldn't get in touch with us for the key code. David... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not easy to find due to sign being obscured by over grown plant. Off road parking. Might have time limit during the week. We stayed in a room on the first floor. Room was a bit tired. Carpet could be cleaner. No view. Shower was ok. Free wi-fi provided but was told not to download films etc. Plus point. You... More 

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Thank Ching L
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We have had the most wonderful time in Windermere for my nieces hen weekend. We stayed in orrest head house, booked with Lizzie at Cumbrian cottages, the houses were beautiful, very luxurious with a huge garden. On Sunday morning to blow away some serious cobwebs we walked up to orrest head view point.... Wow. If your visiting Windermere I highly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

If you think of a cottage as a one story building in a garden - this is not it. It's a narrow three story building in a row of similar ones, with the kitchen and breakfast room on the ground and bedrooms (3) on the first and second, up steep and narrow stairs. The rooms and en-suites are quaint, with... More 

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Thank OpaHal
David H, Owner at Orrest Cottage Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your review although we found the title of "not quite a cottage" strange as that's exactly what it is... It's a typical 200 year old Lakeland cottage! In your 3 day stay you must have walked past hundreds of them?. With a building of this age comes character and charm as you mention, not quite sure how the... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Well situated little b&b, 2 minutes from train station and Main Street of town. Only three bedrooms and we had no 3 on top floor, clean comfy and warm but coom ceilings in bedroom and bathroom not helpful if you are tall. Separate lounge on top floor with tv,dvd's coffee/tea facilities - a nice touch. Breakfast was excellent with large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Great location,a few minutes walk from the train station, excellent break-fast, friendly and helpful owner,plenty of places to eat and pubs near-by.A 20 minute walk to Bowness,get the bus back its all up hill !

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We had a lovely upper room and a small lounge too for ourselves. David was a great host who made the best breakfast we have ever been served! The cottage is 50 metres from an excellent modern restaurant as well, we had a very relaxing stay and will be back! Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Amazing room, clean, lovely views (we was in the loft room) and lots of little extras. The breakfast was super with very fresh eggs and a nice selection (would like a veggie sausage but only complaint). The owner was fantastic giving us a lovely local insight to the village. Will be returning!!!! A*

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
David & Laura would like to invite you to stay with them in their cozy three-story 19th-century Lakeland Cottage situated in the town of Windermere, in the beautiful English Lake District. Orrest Cottage has been refurbished to give a contemporary feel and atmosphere. There are three comfortable en-suite rooms, each able to accommodate two adults. Wake up and look forward to a delicious Lakeland breakfast. To boost your appetite there is lots of fresh Lake District air and certainly plenty of local walks and many starting from just outside the front door. Across the road is the start of the Orrest Head walk, made famous by Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright, it offers you some of the most stunning views over the Lake District fells. We are ideally located just 200m, if you're walking, from either Windermere railway station or the main bus stop at Windermere Tourist Information and we're just the same distance from the centre of town. For your convenience we are Wi Fi enabled, and can offer you flexible check–in times to suit your needs. Check-out is by 10am. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orrest Cottage Bed & Breakfast

Address: 17 Church Street, Windermere LA23 1AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $77 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Orrest Cottage Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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