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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We very much enjoyed our two night stay at Thornbank. We were given a very warm welcome on arrival when we were shown to our room. The room itself was very spacious and nicely decorated. Bathroom was very clean and also spacious. We took great advantage of the list of recommended restaurants which was in the room and consequently enjoyed...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was a pleasure to stay at this place. The rooms are very nice and very clean. The breakfast was very good as well. The hosts are really kind and friendly. Thank you for letting us stay with you. I highly recommend staying at this place if rooms are available!

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LONDON
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely location, clean room, good breakfast, hosts informative about where to go etc, information in room, plenty of restaurants, good walks, lovely area quite central to everything. Would recommend Thornbank Guest House

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Thank johndZ3619NX
LIVINGSTON
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent weekend break celebrating partners birthday and found Thornbank to be an fantastic guesthouse perfectly situated to enjoy everything Bowness Windemere and the lakes have to offer. Spacious spotlessly clean rooms and hearty breakfasts 😊

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Bolton Lancs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideally situated in between Windermere and Bowness, a ten minute walk to either. Mark and Jayne were very friendly hosts and very helpful. We stayed in the king size room which was very clean and the bed was comfortable. Breakfast was great and set you up for the day. Me and my wife love walking so was very pleased with...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival mark shown us to our room, which was very nice, clean and warm. He gave us information on we're to eat, walk and how long to walk into each town. The location was excellent less than 10 mins each way. The breakfast was lovely, had a chose of full English or continental. Definitely going back in the summer...

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Widnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Myself and my Mum decided on a last minute trip to the Lakes this past weekend and I booked the King Size Double Room (front facing) for 1 night at Thornbank Guest House. The room was spotlessly clean and decorated in a lovely, modern style. The en-suite bathroom was a brilliant size and all in all the room was nice...

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Very comfortable, homely and friendly. Perfect location and an excellent breakfast. The owners were so welcoming. We are definitely going to book again. The facilities were just as listed and nothing was too much trouble.

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Reviewed January 6, 2017

After a long journey it was great to receive a very warm welcome by Jane the owner in a perfectly located guest house. My room was cosy, comfortable and spotlessly clean with everything I needed for my overnight stay, There was a great choice of food for breakfast and my "Full English" was served piping hot and perfectly cooked. I...

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JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Gill for taking the time to post such a lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your short stay with us. Hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Jane

Wigan
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Our stay over new year at a busy time was perfect. Really nice people the was room spotless and modern, we all had a great breakfast with plenty choice. In a great location I would highly recommend this B&B.

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JHWindermere, Owner at Thornbank Guest House, responded to this review

We really enjoyed the New Year with our guests and to hear you did too is lovely. Thanks for the review, same time this New Year? Best wishes Jane

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thornbank House is privately owned and run by Jane and Mark Hibbitt. We are just 10 minutes walk from Windermere and Bowness-on-Windermere, where there is a wide selection of shops and fabulous restaurants. We offer bed and breakfast with a personal service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thornbank Guest House

Address: 4 Thornbarrow Road, Windermere LA23 2EW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $83 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thornbank Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Kingsize double room, not for views,more for comfort.”
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“Our room was on the front of the B&B larger room”
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“Any room is great all tastefully decorated and all en suite ”
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