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The Howbeck
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

1st class room, 1st class service. We entered our room to find rose petals all over the bed, a free bottle of wine and some chocolates. The staff were friendly and helpful. I would certainly stay there again and would highly recommend a stay there.
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Room Tip: We stayed in The Deepdale & managed to sneak a look at the other rooms available, as when we stayed not all rooms were occupied. All rooms looked superb
  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2013

Dear guests, thank you very much for taking the time to review your stay, and for describing the room and service as, "1st class", how lovely to read. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

Booked a weekend stay here for my wife's birthday.

First of all, the hotel (and especially Dominique) were exceptionally good in re-arranging our stay twice due to the adverse weather conditions. We were very unlucky with the weather but they really made it easy for us to re-arrange which was great.

The service and cleanliness around The Howbeck is flawless and the food we had on Saturday evening was fantastic.

This is one of the best all round places I have ever stayed which reflects its value for money.

Book without hesitation.

  • Stayed: April 2013
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Thank Di5coStu
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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2013

Dear guests, we are all so truly thrilled to read about how much you enjoyed your stay; we hope your wife had a fabulous birthday! We will always do our utmost to accommodate our guests wishes, and should there be any problems, such as the need to change dates, we always try to be as flexible as possible.

Your kind comments about the service and the cleanliness are warmly received - thank you!

We're pleased you feel we offer great value for money, and hope to welcome you both back in the future.

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Reviewed April 23, 2013

We booked The Howbeck as a Honeymoon break. We found the room to be in an immaculately clean condition, with complimentary cherry in the room on arrival. We had a four poster bed with spa bath which was lovely. The breakfast was hot and served by the very polite and friendly staff. We took advantage of the off-site Pool, sauna, steam room and had a back, neck and shoulders massage. The Hotel will write out a pass so you can use the facilities.
Overall experience was excellent. Only one small complaint about one of the day staff who was miserable. I phoned before we set off to The Howbeck to ensure the booking had been made and was rudely interrupted to be corrected twice within one phone call. (I can only assume she was having a bad day).
The help and generosity of the second (assuming night shift staff) easily helped us forget about the rudeness of the first person, She advised us on a great place the eat, directions and arranged Taxi's for us.

We will be returning in the near future.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Carmel G
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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Dear Guests,

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your honeymoon break with us at The Howbeck. We are sorry that you found one of our staff members miserable, but we are glad that our evening staff helped with restaurant choices and taxis.

Thank you for commenting on our breakfasts and the staff that served your breakfasts.

We do hope that you do decide to stay with us in the future.

Best Regards

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Just got back from a one night stay at the Howbeck Hotel and could not find a fault from the moment we arrived to be greeted by friendly staff who could not do enough for us to make sure we enjoyed our stay.The room was wonderful and was really a great place to spend a romantic night a in a fantastaic location for both the town and the lake. The food was excellent both at dinner and breakfast. we made use of the spa at the McDonald Hotel on the 2nd day which was also very good.We had a very enjoyable stay and will be returning in the future.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank les h
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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Dear Guests,

Firstly I would like to thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad that you dined with us and enjoyed dinner as well as breakfast.

Thank you for commenting on our staff, and saying that you will return in the future. We would be delighted if you returned.

Best Regards

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Reviewed April 21, 2013

We have just returned from a 2 night stay at the Howbeck and thoroughly enjoyed our weekend. The location of the Hotel is ideal, being just a short walk from Windermere town centre and a slightly longer walk (20 mins) from Bowness. Take the scenic woodland walk as mentioned elsewhere here if you're not in a hurry.
Room (Capelcrag) was small but comfortable with a great spa bath and nicely fitted bathroom. Breakfasts were great with lote of choice and great food. Staff were very atentive and helpful. Overall a great stay (if a little expensive!)

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Coppa
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Manageress_12, Manager at The Howbeck, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Dear Guests,

We are delighted that you found your stay enjoyable, and we would like to thank you for leaving such a great review.

Thank you also for commenting on our staff, this is greatly appreciated.

We are also very happy you thought there was a good choice for breakfast, and that you enjoyed the breakfasts in the morning.

We do hope that you visit us in the future.

Best Regards

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