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Rothbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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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 1 week ago 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 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were at the guesthouse for two night and wished we could stay more! Anita and Denis are very warm and welcoming, they answerad all of our questions and made us feel as though we are at home. We recieved a varied menu to choose from the breakfest we would like, and what a breakfest it was! fresh fruits and... More 

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

It is really nice that you took the time to write this wonderful review about us. We are really grateful for that. You were great guests to have and it was a pleasure to meet you both; you were also the first representatives from your country at The Archway! :-) Please spread the word..... We are happy you enjoyed our... More 

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

Such a nice welcome ! The room is big (and the bathroom even bigger), breakfast is excellent and the company great. Thank you so much Anita and Denis for making us feel like home ! The Archway Guest House is perfectly located to access by car many different parts of the district. Over one week-end we could see Catbells, Buttermere,... More 

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

What a lovely review Julia and Lucas! We appreciate you taking time to post this review. Thank you so much. We are happy you enjoyed staying in the Coniston room with it big bathroom and views. You have done a lot in the Lakes during your short time here. There is still a lot more to see and do, so... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first, I wanted to stay in a guesthouse merely because my family and I had never stayed in any B&Bs in England before and I wanted to give it a try. To our great delight, the stay in the Archway Guesthouse turned out to be one of the most amazing and memorable experience! The hosts', Denis's and Anita's, big... More 

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

Thank you so much for your fantastic review Selina and family! We enjoyed having you all stay here at The Archway. You did arrive on a rainy day and I am happy that we could make you comfy and as you now know there is always some Caribbean sunshine in this B&B! :-) Glad you enjoyed the breakfasts too and... More 

Bexhill on Sea
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36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The proprietors, Denis and Anita, clearly like people and want their stay at the Archway to be a memorable part of their holiday, and not just a place to spend the night. They were warm and friendly throughout my visit and always made time for a chat. The bedroom, though small, was well-equipped and the bed comfortable. The breakfast with... More 

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

Thank you very much for your great review. We appreciate all your comments which reinforces our commitment to give all our guests a warm and hospitable service. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and that the bed was comfy and the breakfast to your liking. We hope to to welcome you again in the near future! :-) Kind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hosts are a very warm family who like to make their guests feel welcomed. They were kind to change our originally booked room to a nicer one when both rooms happened to be vacant when we arrived. Print resources on Windermere and the Lake District are available. Good breakfast with many choices. The upper level rooms have a good... More 

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

Dear Gaoheng and David, Thank you very much for your kind words about us at The Archway. We enjoyed having you both stay here and it was nice talking to you. We hope you have great memories and think back about your trip to The Lakes for a long time. It was great hosting you here and yes, the Coniston... More 

Basel
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended B&B, modern bathrooms, comfy bed. The breakfast is delicious with loads of fresh fruits, and o. demand cooked eggs. Go for the mushroom/cheese omelettes!! Owners of the B&B are super friendly! Thanks again for the hospitality! :)

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

Dear Florian, Thank you for your very kind comments. Denis is happy that you enjoyed his omelette :-) We enjoyed having you and Thierry here and you were our first guests from Switzerland! We are pleased that you liked The Archway and our hospitality. We hope to see you another time again. Best wishes, Denis and Anita More 

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  • Free Parking
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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: $96 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Archway Guesthouse Hotel Windermere
The Archway Guesthouse Windermere, Lake District
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