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Virginia Cottage Guest House

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment we met Graeme until we check out everything was Top Notch. In the lounge we found cookies and cherry, the room itself was immaculately clean and well appointed with a very comfortable bed. Breakfast was to order and was excellently prepared and offered a variety of "extras".

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed there a couple of weeks ago with my boyfriend. We stayed for 2 nights over the weekend and it was just perfect! Couldn't have asked for a better place. Lovely clean and comfortable room, great location (right in the middle of the action but still very quiet and relaxing), lovely owners and delicious breakfasts! We will definitely be back!

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location of this lovely B&B is fantastic, close to bars, restaurants and the lake. Breakfast was delicious, personal touches like homemade jam were lovely plus homemade biscuits in the room. Nothing was too much trouble, any requests were dealt with efficiently. The room was nice and spacious and cleaned everyday. Would definitely recommend this place and hope to come... More 

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Virginia Cottage during the midweek on 14th September and found it a very pleasant experience overall. After booking we were contacted via email by the owner Graeme to explain check-in and car park arrangements - we replied requesting an earlier check-in if possible and were told they would do what they could. On arrival we found the... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The B&B is in an excellent location, 2 minutes walk from the lake. The rooms are modern with double bed, TV and ensuite bathroom. The personal touch of Shirley's homemade biscuits on arrival are a great treat. Graeme went above and beyond before and after our stay. Highly recommend and we will return.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

£95 a night at weekend with free parking, free use of the McDonald Hotel Spa and a perfectly central location is a great start. Add lovely service, complementary sherry and biscuits available all day plus completely personalised breakfast (included in the price) and its a no brainer. We had a standard double room which (if I'm being picky) was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely guest house. Everything is beautiful. The only thing is that the house is right on the roadside. If you can cope with traffic noise from early morning until late at night you will be fine. If you want an early night or a lie-in then ask if there is a room off the main road.

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Basingstoke
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall a very nice and very well located guest house. Very enjoyable breakfast.room number 8was very well decorated and had a nice bathroom. But no window in the room apart from a skylight. Very well looked after by Graham we didn't meet Shirley but she makes amazing cakes and biscuits.

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For us this is the only place to stay in the Lakes. Graham and Shirley certainly know how to make you feel comfortable and welcome. Clean, warm, and a first class breakfast. The location is ideal, near restaurants and pubs, and with excellent parking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this B&B because it was dog friendly. What we soon realised was we had fallen on a beauty. Centrally located, very friendly owners and the breakfast was excellent. Couldn't have asked for more except a bit more sun.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Virginia Cottage is a quiet and relaxing guest house situated just two minutes walk from Lake Windermere, where you can catch the many ferry boats around the lake, and the centre of Bowness with its many bars, restaurants and excellent shopping. The cottage has WiFi throughout including the bedrooms. The Beatrix Potter Museum is less than 5 minutes walk away. It is ideally placed for seeing all that the Lake District has to offer and local bus services are 150m away. All rooms are en-suite, some with four poster beds and spa baths, and they include a TV with DVD player, tea and coffee making facilities with homemade biscuits, a fridge and hair dryer. Pets and children are welcome by prior arrangement in specified rooms, private parking is available and free leisure facilities can be enjoyed at the Old England Spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Virginia Cottage Guest House

Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $107 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Virginia Cottage Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Virginia Cottage Hotel Bowness-On-Windermere
Virginia Cottage Guest House Bowness-On-Windermere, England - Lake District
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