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The Archway Guesthouse

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Fishguard, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Anita and Denis are wonderful hosts. When we arrived we were given a choice of hot drinks and some of Anita's tasty cakes. That set the scene for the week. Our room was very clean and quiet. The bed and pillows were very comfortable (we slept well). Breakfasts were excellent. When we mentioned that we were hoping to visit a... More 

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1 Thank PeterHarries
WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Your lovely, hand painted card said it all Peter, it is still on display on our front desk. It was a great pleasure having you and Natalia stay with us and we thoroughly enjoyed your company. We also feel that you left as our friends and not just as guests. We truly appreciate all your kind comments in your review... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This truely is a fabulous place to stay. very near windermere train station also handy for all open top buses and public buses. I arrived at windermere station only took about 6mins to archway guest house.Was welcomed in by Anita and dennis and had a cup of tea and lovely piece of home made cake which was delicious . Anita... More 

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2 Thank mary642015
WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Although you already told us that you liked your stay at The Archway, it is still very nice to read your lovely comments which we truly appreciate! :-) Thank you so much Mary! It was great having you here and we hope to see you again in the near future. Glad you liked the cosy Rydal room and had a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very near the Windermere railway station where is the heart of the Lake district with convenient public transportation to each of the lakes. Neat, cosy room and very considerate work of Dennis and Anita, who provide varied supports as family members, it must be the first choice of my next trip to the Lakes.

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1 Thank Zeliang Y
WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review. It was a real pleasure and fun to have you, Lina and Leo :-) stay with us! We are happy that we could make your time in the Lakes an enjoyable one and look forward to welcoming you back to The Archway on your next holiday. Safe travels and best wishes. Denis... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay at the Archway with my husband for my 13th anniversary. Our lovely hostess Anita provided us with fresh baked cookies and cakes on the house every day! How fab is that? She also knew all about the attractions in the area. She and her husband Denis are a great team who really know how to make... More 

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much Nicole (and Nigel) for your wonderful review! It made our day :-) we are very happy you both enjoyed your stay in the Windermere room and celebrated your special occasion in style! We wish you would live a little closer to the Lakes as you could come more often. Thanks for staying with us and it... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to stay Anita and Denis where amazing hosts and made us feel right at home. The cakes are amazing fresh and homemade, the breakfasts where filling and so many options too. We will be staying again as we did enjoy it that much we didn't want to come home. Such a lovely place and you must... More 

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2 Thank Michael F
WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time and write your great comments. Luckily the weather was also cooperating during your time here, that can make all the difference even though the Lakes always look beautiful in any season. Glad you enjoyed the breakfast. We look forward to welcoming you back one day in the near future :-) Best regards to... More 

Chippenham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are in this b&b for 3 nights and i don't want to go at home...This place is amazing and Anita and Denis know how make you feel comfortable. ..With all their nice treat...homemade coockie in the room are delicious. ..and the mango cocunut cake is foodelucious...the breakfast is generous and very tasty. ..food+bed+stay=quality... come to The Arch for great... More 

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2 Thank mariapiadellicarri
WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

The title of your review made us smile the entire day :-) !! Thank you so much Pia (Maria) and Chris for your fantastic review! We enjoyed having you stay here and talking to you. We are happy you had a great weekend away and look forward to seeing you soon again. Thanks for all the compliments. Denis and Anita More 

Rothbury, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

This is a lovely, well-appointed and friendly B&B in a perfect location if you are visiting Windermere. Denis & Anita are caring, attentive and delightful hosts. They will do their utmost to ensure you enjoy your stay. Spotlessly clean rooms, (which easily gives away Anita's Dutch heritage). I am qualified to say this since I am a well travelled Dutchman.... More 

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much Julie and Jan for all kind comments especially coming from fellow B&B owners in Australia! We really appreciate your review and are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Denis appreciates your comments re breakfast! It was nice to have you both here with us and hopefully one day we can visit you in Australia to... More 

Newton Aycliffe, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Anita and Denis are amazing hosts. The little touches of homemade cookies, muffins and cakes are exceptional. We stopped in the Coniston room which is a lovely room, really comfy bed with an amazing bathroom. The view from the window is very impressive. The breakfasts cooked by Denis are lovely and the Caribbean treats he brings in for you to... More 

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2 Thank Graeme W
WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review Graeme and Fiona! We really appreciate all your kind comments. We are happy you enjoyed your 2 nights stay in the Coniston room. We may have to rename the room as you are already returning in October. Even in October there will be some Caribbean sunshine at The Archway:-) Looking forward to seeing you... More 

Jakarta
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159 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Anita & Dennis are down to earth and welcoming with open hearts. It was by sheer luck that we were able to book this place, as the other BnB had no more room for 1 more person in our party - that had to come along at the last minute. A pleasant surprise that the place is in a great... More 

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

We really appreciate your review and for taking time out to write one. It was pleasure having you stay with us and what a coincidence that there were also fellow Indonesian guests staying with us. It was also nice to talk a little bit about Indonesia, a very special place to me. We hope to see you with your entire... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

We spent 2 nights at The Archway. We chose one of the bigger rooms on the first floor, which had a nice view. Anita and Dennis welcomed us with a slice of cake, showed us our room and gave us plenty of information. The room was comfortable and clean; perhaps only the mattress was a bit too soft. Breakfast was... More 

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WindermereArchway, Owner at The Archway Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words Giuseppe and Jasmin; we really appreciated and enjoyed having you both stay at The Archway. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and that breakfast was to your satisfaction. Denis is pleased you liked his Caribbean breakfast touch :-) We hope to see you both soon again! Kind regards, Denis and Anita... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Archway Guesthouse- A good quality, small 4 star guesthouse in a quiet spot in Windermere village. We pride ourselves for giving all those little extras. All food locally sourced with an extensive award winning breakfast menu (homemade jam and marmalade) catering for all dietary requirements. Homemade biscuits in the rooms, as well as DVD/CD players and big comfy beds. Great location close to the station suitable for exploring the lakes with or without transport/ parking available. Breakfast included in the price. Prices are based on two people sharing per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Archway Guesthouse

Address: 13 College Road, Windermere LA23 1BU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Windermere
Price Range: $98 - $124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Archway Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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Archway Guesthouse Hotel Windermere
The Archway Guesthouse Windermere, Lake District
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