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Holmlea Guest House

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Holmlea for 3 days this week and was absolutely delighted with my choice of accommodation in Bowness. The situation of Holmlea is extremely convenient for all that is going on in Bowness. Gill, the landlady, couldn't do enough for us, the house was spotless and breakfast was beautifully scrumptious, so fresh. Wouldn't hesitate to go back nor would... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Visited this guesthouse recently and was immediately impressed by how immaculate the whole guesthouse was. Gill the owner welcomed us and showed us to our room which was a twin one at the top of the house, we had booked this one because the double rooms were all booked. The room itself was modern and neutrally decorated. The bathroom was... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We arrived early and were welcomed by Gill who confirmed we were able to check in as our room was ready. There is on site parking which is a real bonus for the lakes. Our room was spotless and very comfortable. There were lovely white fluffy towels and an excellent choice of beverages. There were also yummy biscuits and a... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The house was very clean and inviting. The room was small but had all you needed and was very clea n,there was adequate parking space. The house was well placed for the village in a lovely area and was easy to find.The owner was lovely could not do enough for you,her breakfast was very good,kept you going for the day!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here for our 5 yr wedding anniversary. The decor is pleasant and everywhere is very clean. We were in the annex which is small with no bath just a shower but adequate. The location is ideal, being only 5 min walk from the lake. We were also blessed with fine sunny weather for the majority of... More 

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback of your two night stay. We work extremely hard to provide a clean and welcoming establishment which you appreciated. You also took advantage of the free leisure pass that we offer to guests. Its unfortunate, however, that you felt the need to express your negativity of your host being a little glum. This was certainly... More 

Sandbach, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

A one-night stay was very enjoyable. Good, clean and friendly Guest House run by Gill and John. Off-road parking allowed us to walk into Bowness (a two minute walk) for a drink and evening meal. Breakfast was excellent, as we chose from the menu the night before. Double room was very comfortable with an en-suite. Would return next time we... More 

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Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

This B&B was in a great location and very clean which was great. Plenty of hot water in the shower morning and night and the breakfasts were fresh, hot and wonderful. Just what was needed to get you through the day in the beautiful Lakes. The owner was lovely and it was a great stay. The only little down side... More 

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

We appreciate your lovely comments and recommendation of our guest house. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Please book direct for our best rates. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

A friendly, clean, lovely guest house. Lovely breakfast and plenty of it. A nice place to stay when travelling on your own. Close to all the restaurants and amenities. Great price. Would return on other trips.

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your brief stay. More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Lovely welcome, clean & fresh B&B, bed was fantastic didn't want to get out of it. Breakfast was nothing flashy but just right - not greasy either which was great. Gill & Jon the owners were very discreet, which i found great as we have stayed in other B&B's and the owners are overbearing. Location to the town is perfect,... More 

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

We're so relieved you got home safe after your flat battery. It was no problem helping you, just wish we could have done more. Glad you ejoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Gill was really welcoming and friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. The room was comfortable and exceptionally clean. The breakfast next morning was delicious with plenty of tea and toast. The location of Holmlea is perfect for all the local pubs, restaurants and shops being only a short walk away. We had a great time and would stay again.

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cumbriaboss, Owner at Holmlea Guest House, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for staying with us and hope to see you again soon. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Holmlea Guest House is a high quality bed and breakfast accommodation located close to Lake Windermere and caters exclusively for adults. We are in a prime, quiet location of Bowness on Windermere, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Lake District. Our comfortable bedrooms offer high standards of cleanliness and a relaxing retreat after a day on the fells or a leisurely cruise or walk. Bowness village is situated on the shores of Lake Windermere and is surrounded by magnificent countryside, scenic walks and breathtaking views. Bustling with activity throughout the year and offers specialist shopping for fashion, food, arts, crafts, cafes, restaurants, pubs, tourist attractions and Lake Windermere cruises. All within a few minutes stroll from our Guest House. Look no further than this perfect location from which to stay, relax, unwind and take home great memories of your short break in the Lake District. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holmlea Guest House

Address: Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Bowness-on-Windermere
Price Range: $111 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holmlea Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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